What started out as a way to defend himself, Justin Olds’ karate career took off quickly. According to his parents, Olds was the victim of bullying three years ago and the family decided to do something about it.
They took Olds to several different karate dojos before he found “the perfect one.”Since then, Olds has been crowned an international champion. click here for complete story
Nearly 400 Caney Creek High School seniors have completed their public school careers. The CCHS students walked across the stage Saturday at Johnson Coliseum in Huntsville – taking their first steps as high school graduates. Darby Cooper, who graduated third in her class behind valedictorian Nicholas Werner and salutatorian Efran Loquias, was one of three student speakers to address classmates. She compared herself and her peers to fish – animals that make up schools and communities. click here for complete story
Police arrested a man Friday they believe has been manufacturing and selling synthetic drugs to students in Montgomery County.
Law enforcement agencies in the county started an investigation after the death of 16-year-old Montgomery High School student Grant Hobson early last month. Two other students from the school were hospitalized Feb. 20, while one from Willis High School was hospitalized Thursday after taking synthetic LSD.
Nine juveniles were arrested on various drug charges, ranging from possession of marijuana to possession of a controlled substance, but it was unclear until Friday whether authorities were on to the source of the synthetic psychedelic drug known as 25I-NBOMe, or by its street name “N-bomb.”
College Park’s Connor Meaux led a storming pack of Cavalier runners to the Region II-6A cross country championship on Saturday, winning the individual title with a time of 15 minutes, 22.86 seconds at Grand Prairie’s Lynn Creek Park.
Meaux and teammates Walter Sagehorn and Adam Breaux finished 1-2-4 individually, and the Cavaliers finished with 51 points to claim the first regional team title in school history. The Woodlands finished with 57 points to finish second. The Highlanders will make their 36th consecutive appearance in Saturday’s state meet in Round Rock.
“It was a great battle between us and The Woodlands,” College Park coach Mike Gibson said. “Every (runner) counts. It takes all five to do really well.”
The Woodlands and College Park also qualified their teams for the state meet in the girls race. Kingwood claimed the team championship with 63 points, followed by The Woodlands (105), College Park (114) and Leander Rouse (123). click here for complete story
Caney Creek’s Dario Villeda hit a shot from near the free-throw line as time expired, lifting the Panthers to a dramatic 46-44 victory over Magnolia West on Dec. 20.
Caney Creek improved to 11-9 overall and 2-2 in District 18-4A play.
“We took the ball the length of the court in the last six seconds,” Caney Creek coach Greg Burkhart said, “and Dario hit the big shot.”
Charles Brown led Caney Creek with 17 points while Damien Hem added 11. Ben Staggs and Villeda each had seven points for the Panthers.
Conroe ISD police are seeking more information on a burglary at Caney Creek High School and will pay up to $1,000 for information leading to an arrest or indictment.
Twenty-seven iPads were stolen the weekend of Dec. 7-8 after someone broke into the building by breaking a window in a Social Studies classroom, according to CISD Police Chief William Harness. “Each iPad is engraved on the top portion of the backside with ‘Caney Creek HS’ and the iPad is traceable,” Harness stated in an email. “The stolen iPad serial numbers have been entered as stolen into the National Crime Information Computer database.” click here for complete story
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