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Top stars, best performances from regional semifinals of Texas high school football playoffs (Nov. 25-27)

From Tomball QB Cale Hellums (311 rushing yards, 3 TDs) and Austin LBJ QB Oscar Gordon (303 passing yards, 6 TDs) to Dallas Parish Episcopal RB Andrew Paul (439 rushing yards, 6 TDs) and Lorena WR Jadon Porter (209 receiving yards, 3 TDs), several standout players caught our eye with eye-popping performances across the state during the third round of the 2021 Texas high school football playoffs.
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Charles Gary Culp

Charles Gary Culp, of El Campo, passed away Nov. 27, 2021 at the age of 53. He was born Sept. 16, 1968 in Seneca Falls, NY. After spending his early years in foster care he was adopted by his loving parents, Gary and Judy Culp. He was a U.S. Army...
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Evelyn C. Nolen

Evelyn C. Nolen, 78, of Speaks, passed away Nov. 27, 2021. She was born on June 18, 1943 to Mr. and Mrs. Refell Edwards in Houston. Evelyn married BJ Nolen, of Speaks, on June18, 1966. She was a devoted wife, loving mother, and friend to many. Her faith in Jesus Christ was her foundation for how she lived.
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Nancy Sue Christensen

Nancy Sue Christensen, 81, of El Campo, passed away Nov. 26, 2021. She was born July 20, 1940 in Houston. Nancy was a retired senior buyer for LTV Energy. She is survived by her daughter, Becky Lobpries and husband Greg of Garwood; sons, Michael Priesmeyer and wife Melanie of Missouri City and Roger Priesmeyer and Naomi McPeak of El Campo; grandchildren, Ross Lobpries, Kristyna Lobpries, Adam Priesmeyer and wife Kimberly, Aaron Priesmeyer, Justin Priesmeyer and wife Allison and Jordyne Priesmeyer; great-grandchildren, Clay Priesmeyer and Avery Melchor and sisters, Charlotte Hansen and husband Larry of El Campo, Debbie Smith and husband Denton of Victoria and Jenny Orsak and husband Clifford of Bastrop.
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Vote now: Who should be this week’s SBLive Texas High School Athlete of the Week (Nov. 22-28)?

Here are the candidates for SBLive’s Texas High School Athlete of the Week for Nov. 22-28 as nominated by fans, readers and SBLive’s staff. Read through the nominees and cast your vote at the bottom of the page. Voting will conclude on Sunday at 11:59 p.m and the winner will be announced Monday, Dec. 6. If you would like to nominate an athlete, please email sblive-social@scorebooklive.com or tag us on Twitter or Instagram at @sblivetx.
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Heartbreak in Conroe, Birds lose

The El Campo Ricebirds (11-2) had a chance late to come from behind, but the Little Cypress-Mauriceville Bears (11-2) held on, eking out a 24-21 regional semi-final win at Woodforest Bank Stadium Friday night in Conroe. Despite the Bears’ defense making it tough for the Ricebirds running game throughout the...
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Some of the Coolest Things to See at HMNS' New Egypt Exhibit

The Houston Museum of Natural Science has brought a state-of-the-art exhibit to the Bayou City. In all of its golden splendor, patrons can now check out in-real-life artifacts from the Ramses the Great and the Gold of the Pharaohs, or sit down for a virtual exploration of ancient Egypt. Here...
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Walter Henry Miller

Walter Henry Miller Sr., age 78, passed away Nov. 21, 2021 in Wharton. He was born Oct. 14, 1943 in Lake Jackson to Frank and Una Lay Miller. He graduated from University of Houston with a bachelor’s degree in Electronics. He retired with a rank of Major from the U.S....
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JoAnn Strelec Andel

JoAnn Andel passed peacefully at home November 21, 2021, at the age of 82. Mrs. Andel was born JoAnn Strelec in the Whitehall Community outside Ganado, on February 8, 1939, to Virginia Hessong Strelec and Joe Strelec. She has a younger sister, Dorothy. JoAnn Strelec married Anton “Tony” V. Andel...
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FOOTBALL: Running accolade comes Owens' way

El Campo junior running back Rueben Owens II has been named a Mr. Texas Football semifinalist. Owens is one of 25 athletes in the state that is still in the running for the final honor. The Ricebirds junior running back has the most touchdowns and rushing yards, according to Maxpreps.com. Owens also has the fourth-most touchdowns in the nation.
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‘21 Mr. Texas Football may be Ricebird

El Campo junior running back Rueben Owens II has been named a Mr. Texas Football Semifinalist. Owens is one of 25 athletes in the state still in the running for the final honor. The Ricebird junior running back has the most touchdowns and rushing yards, according to Maxpreps.com, and has the fourth-most touchdowns in the nation.
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Ready, set: SHOP

El Campo residents were out bright and early on Black Friday to take advantage of holiday deals. Although the pandemic has continued to affect Americans’ everyday lives, including consumer goods, Black Friday shopping brings back a sense of normalcy to people across the country. “I was excited to come out...
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WISD allows use of track for exercising

The Wharton Independent School District this month began offering the community access to the Eddie Joseph Memorial Stadium track for exercising. Track hours have been Monday through Friday 6-8 a.m. and 5-7 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday 7-10 a.m. and 5-7 p.m. However, due to daylight savings time, the afternoon...
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Weight room at EC High almost ready for opening

El Campo ISD is preparing to open its $2.2 million high school weight room after months of delays. The Ricebirds will soon use their new weight room after the February freeze, and COVID-19 delayed the project initially set for an August completion. Although the delays were signifigant, ECISD and Polasek...
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