The Woodlands was off to a blazing start at the Leander Volleypalooza tournament on Thursday, picking up three victories on the first day of competition. But those matches accounted for all the success the Lady Highlanders would experience as Hurricane Harvey closed in on the Texas coast. click here for complete story
Oak Ridge is now 10-0 this season after sweeping Kingwood Tuesday night, and the Lady War Eagles hope to keep the party going through the weekend. With the Nike Invitational championship under its belt, Oak Ridge has its sights set on the Magnolia Volley-Battle tournament, which begins Thursday and runs through Saturday. click here for complete story
College Park High School held a small signing day ceremony early Wednesday morning to honor a group of student athletes as they formally announced their college commitments. The group of athletes gathered in the school’s main gym in front of their families and few College Park Students. Most had already signed their National Letter of Intent, but the ceremony provided families, friends, and coaches the opportunity to celebrate each athlete’s success. click here for complete story
One moment, the four young women were driving through South Texas cotton fields after a quick spring break trip to South Padre Island. Then the driver glanced at the map on her telephone.
The distraction caused the 18-year-old high school senior to lose control of the vehicle, which veered across the median and into the path of an oncoming 18-wheeler, police said.
The impact crumpled the car, instantly killing two passengers, former Bellaire students Brittanie Johnson, 18, and Brianna Robinson, 19. Robinson’s 17-year-sister, Jade, a Bellaire senior and standout on the volleyball team, died at a Corpus Christi-area hospital a few hours later. Shelby Coleman, 18, a Lamar High School senior, remains hospitalized in critical condition. click here for complete story
Bellaire High School student, Jade Robinson, 17, and her sister Brianna Robinson, 19, died at the scene of the crash, officials said. Brittanie Johnson, 18, and the driver, Shelby Coleman, 18, were taken to the hospital in critical condition. Johnson later died. Coleman, the sole survivor, is a senior at Lamar High School. click here for complete story
Help The Courier decide who should be the 2015 All-Montgomery County volleyball Player of the Year. Visityourconroenews.com to vote. The final vote numbers will be printed in the paper and will be considered when making the final All-Montgomery County volleyball team. Voting will end at 11 p.m. Saturday. click here to vote & for complete story