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Basketball: Indianapolis Star Purdue recruit Carsen Edwards leads one of nation’s top-ranked teams

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The veteran coach had seen his senior guard, a Purdue signee, lock in before. Even seven 3-pointers in as many tries — by the end of the first quarter — were a pleasant but reasonable spike for an accomplished shooter. click here for complete story

Diving: The Woodlands’ Cook claims title at USA Diving Championships

Stanford’s Kassidy Cook, a graduate of The Woodlands High School, won the women’s 3-meter springboard final with a total score of 975.20. It’s Cook’s second national title in the event after winning at the USA Diving national championships in August.

“My coach told me stay in the moment and have fun because that’s when I do my best,” said Cook, who entered the final round with an 11.35-point lead on second-place Deidre Freeman, who ended up finishing fifth. “I pretended that we were starting at square one and kept fighting through.”

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Boys Basketball: Atascocita’s Carsen Edwards commits to Purdue

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Atascocita’s Carsen Edwards makes a pass Tuesday against Conroe’s Trea Faggin.

Weeks before basketball practice begins, arguably one of the biggest recruits in the area, Atascocita’s Carsen Edwards, made his decision on where he would play college basketball.

Edwards on Monday confirmed his commitment to Purdue University with The Observers.

The senior selected Purdue over offers from Baylor, Houston, SMU, Tulsa, Vanderbilt, Lamar and Arkansas State. click here for complete story

Chevron Phillips Chemical awards 2015 Dependents’ Scholarships

Chevron Phillips Chemical Company has awarded its 2015 Dependents’ Scholarships, including to 7 outstanding local students in The Woodlands area and two in the Conroe area. The annual program offers scholarships to employees’ dependents company-wide. click here for complete story