Montgomery County, TX Sports


More than 300 cyclists returned for 'Burn Your Buns' bike ride

More than 300 cyclists took to the streets and through the rolling hills of Willis and Conroe early on Fourth of July morning for the 17th Annual “Burn Your Buns ” bike ride to benefit Bridgewood Farms. Riders aged 10 to 85 rode the 20, 31 or 62-mile (loop twice)...
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FOOTBALL: Loaded schedule should make for entertaining season

The football season is on track to begin on time this year and that is welcome news after the ever-changing adjustments made to the 2020 season due to COVID-19. With preseason strength and conditioning ongoing and uninterrupted this summer, Montgomery County football teams are preparing for the return of the normal schedule of football.
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BASEBALL: Willis alum Backhus signs with Arizona Diamondbacks

Kyle Backhus, a Willis High School graduate in 2016, signed with the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday after going undrafted in the MLB draft earlier in the week. Backhus, 6-foot-4 left-handed pitcher, played parts of five seasons at Sam Houston State. Backhus logged 1502/3 with a 4.66 ERA over his career...
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ALUMNI NOTEBOOK: Fontenot to return for final season at LSU

Devin Fontenot is ready for one last season at Alex Box Stadium in Baton Rouge. The 2017 The Woodlands High School graduate announced Monday on Twitter his intentions to return for a fifth season of baseball at LSU. The senior right-handed pitcher posted, “I’m back! Fired up and preparing to...
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BASEBALL: TWCA grad Parker withdraws from MLB draft, prepares for TCU

Recent The Woodlands Christian Academy graduate Caedmon Parker announced late Saturday evening that he was withdrawing his name from consideration in this week’s MLB draft. Parker, instead, will honor his commitment to play baseball at TCU, a dream school for the former Warrior pitcher/infielder. “After lots of prayer and conversation,...
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FOOTBALL: 2021 Week-By-Week Montgomery County Schedule

Here is the week-by-week 2021 Montgomery County football schedule. Stadium location is in (). Please email with any corrections. Langham Creek at The Woodlands (Woodforest), 7 p.m. Aldine at Grand Oaks (Moorhead), 7 p.m. Friday, August 27. Non-district. Cinco Ranch at College Park (Woodforest), 7 p.m. Mayde Creek at...
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BASEBALL: Who should be The Courier's Offensive MVP?

Help us decide who should be The Courier's All-Montgomery County Baseball Offensive MVP by voting in our online poll at the bottom of the page. The winner will receive ¼ of the vote towards the superlative. The other three will come from our sports staff. Vote HERE if the poll...

ATHLETICS: SAC camps mark milestone, return to normalcy

At 6:45 a.m. Thursday morning, the sun was still struggling to rise over Moorhead Stadium’s scoreboard and break through the hazy sky. Some of the players, like the sun, were present but not their full, bright selves. Coaches stood near midfield, awaiting the start of strength and conditioning camp at 7 a.m.
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Social Lites - Bentwater

It’s summertime and the livin’ is easy, at least according to George Gershwin. Of course, even when life isn’t so easy, the living part is always pretty good in Bentwater. Even this time of year when it’s more than a bit toasty. Actually, it’s downright hot. And, for some Bentwater lady golfers, their games are both hot and obviously easy. I’m getting input in bits and pieces (so I’m apologizing now to those overlooked) but, to make the point of hot and easy, I thought you’d like to know about the golf exploits of some of your neighbors.
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Social Lites - Walden

Plans for the annual Spirit of America Invitational Golf Tournament hosted by the Walden Ladies Golf Association and headed by Marsue Ferguson are well underway. Fifteen or so ladies met last week to finalize many aspects of the tournament. The tournament scheduled this year for Sept. 8-9 has been played annually beginning in 2002 and was instituted to commemorate the Sept. 11 Twin Towers disaster.