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Athlete of the Week: Victory Prep’s Jarred Vanderbilt

Athlete of the Week: Victory Prep’s Jarred VanderbiltIt’s time to meet our athlete of the week. KHOU 11 Sports reporter Daniel Gotera got the chance to go to Victory Prep Academy on the cities northeast side and speak to a young man who is starting to get noticed by lots of college coaches.
  • Sports
  • 9 months, 1 week ago
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Gotera commentary: Let's cheer for the Real Heroes

Gotera commentary: Let's cheer for the Real HeroesWhen I was growing up, I idolized Michael Jordan. He could do nothing wrong. In fact, I realized I wanted to be a sports reporter while watching the 1993 NBA Finals between the Bulls and Suns.
  • Sports
  • 9 months, 1 week ago
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Houston-area boxer has her sights set on 2016 Olympics

Houston-area boxer has her sights set on 2016 OlympicsMeet 16-year-old Ruth Diaz, the current National Women’s Flyweight Champion, who is training with Willie Savannah and has her sights set on the 2016 Olympics.
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  • 9 months, 2 weeks ago
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Astros host open tryout in search of new talent

Astros host open tryout in search of new talentThe Houston Astros held an open tryout this past week at the Urban Youth Academy in North Houston. 125 athletes showed up, some of them trying to get their name out while others were looking for one last chance at the big leagues.
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  • 9 months, 2 weeks ago
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Athlete of the Week: HGA's Junior Hernandez

Athlete of the Week: HGA's Junior HernandezFor most…golf is a headache, a sport which is more frustrating than relaxing. Junior Hernandez sees it as an escape.
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  • 9 months, 2 weeks ago
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Local martial arts students head to nationals

Local martial arts students head to nationalsAll Star Martial Arts in Cypress features a class that features special needs athletes. This month, the students will head off to a national tournament in Florida.
  • Sports
  • 9 months, 3 weeks ago
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Athlete of the Week: Wheatley’s Eryka Sydney

Athlete of the Week: Wheatley’s Eryka SydneyIt’s time to meet this week’s Athlete of the Week and for that we check in with the Houston Insiders AAU basketball team to talk to a young lady looking to impress college scouts.
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  • 9 months, 3 weeks ago
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Athlete of the Week: Episcopal's John Henry Styles

Athlete of the Week: Episcopal's John Henry StylesEpiscopal High School baseball player John Henry Styles recently got drafted into Major League Baseball but he is pushing back turning pro and going to Stanford.
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  • 9 months, 3 weeks ago
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Athlete of the Week: Cy Lakes' De'Aaron Fox

Athlete of the Week: Cy Lakes' De'Aaron FoxAthlete of the Week: Cy Lakes' De'Aaron Fox
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  • 9 months, 3 weeks ago
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Athlete of the Week: Deer Park’s Caitlin Plocheck

Athlete of the Week: Deer Park’s Caitlin PlocheckDeer Park senior Caitlin Plocheck has a hard time putting into words what she accomplished while she was in high school. She graduates having won two state championships.
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  • 10 months, 1 week ago
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Pearland baseball inspired all season by 'TJC'

Pearland baseball inspired all season by 'TJC'The Pearland baseball team fell short this past weekend at the state tournament in Round Rock, but all season long, they were inspired by the mantra “T.J.C.”
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  • 10 months, 1 week ago
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Sports Extra: The incredible athletes of the Special Olympics

Sports Extra: The incredible athletes of the Special OlympicsFor one moment in time, some very special people who are a little different than others in their everyday lives are just like everyone else – and they take pride in it!
  • Outreach
  • 11 months, 1 week ago
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Westfield coach's video proposal goes viral

Westfield coach's video proposal goes viralIf you take a listen to Westfield’s Justin Outten work his players. It’s rare to see his soft side. Vanessa Sanchez on the other hand looks at him very differently. “I knew I was going to marry him,” Vanessa said.
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  • 11 months, 3 weeks ago
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Athlete of the Week: Elkins’ Tristan Gray

Athlete of the Week: Elkins’ Tristan GrayThe Elkins Knights recently claimed a district championship and leading the way was their short stop Tristan Gray. He’s heading to Rice next season, but would want nothing more than to win a state title before he goes to college.
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  • 11 months, 3 weeks ago
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Jeff Maggert comes back home for Insperity

Jeff Maggert comes back home for InsperityHouston-area resident Jeff Maggert is back in Houston this week for yet another Insperity Championship. He hopes to continue the success he’s seen here in town.
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  • 11 months, 3 weeks ago
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Athlete of the Week: Westfield’s Jaylen Johnson

Athlete of the Week: Westfield’s Jaylen JohnsonIt’s time to check in with our Honda Athlete of the Week, for that we drove up to Spring Westfield High School to meet a young man who has found a home on the track and is making his family proud at the same time.
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  • 12 months ago
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9-year old golfer Sky Sudberry living her dreams

9-year old golfer Sky Sudberry living her dreamsIf you play at Augusta Pines Golf Club in Spring, you will probably run into Bob Sudberry and his 9-year old daughter Sky. For the past two years, she’s been making the round promoting a movie that she starred in called “The Short Game”.
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  • 1 year ago
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Athlete of the Week: FB Austin's Simone Manuel

Athlete of the Week: FB Austin's Simone ManuelLike most of us growing up, Simone Manuel loved being in the water when she was a little girl. She started swimming when she was four. 13 years later, she’s still in the water but these days, Simone is a tad bit quicker.
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  • 1 year ago
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Athlete of the Week: Dayton's Kevin Roe

Athlete of the Week: Dayton's Kevin RoeTime to check in with our Athlete of the Week. For that, we head to Dayton to meet a young man who had a stretch of games that only most of us can dream of.
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  • 1 year ago
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Athlete of the Week: La Porte's Tori Vidales

Athlete of the Week: La Porte's Tori VidalesGrowing up in an athletic family, Tori Vidales knows all about what it takes to succeed. Her brother Josh plays baseball at UH and it’s the give and take they have that’s has made her better.
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  • 1 year ago
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Rodeo a lifestyle for one Texas family

Rodeo a lifestyle for one Texas familyRodeo Houston is in full swing over at Reliant Stadium and there are so many stories that come out of this event every year. One of them is about a family which has taken rodeo competition to the next level.
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  • 1 year, 1 month ago
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Athlete of the Week: Cy Lakes' Sammy Lopez

Athlete of the Week: Cy Lakes' Sammy LopezSammy Lopez fell in love with baseball, thanks to a special person. “My mom got me into it,” Lopez said. “She started me and where I am now I have her to thank for it.”
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  • 1 year, 1 month ago
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Springer focused on making Astros in 2014

Springer focused on making Astros in 2014Astros prospect George Springer had a monster 2013 season in the minor leagues and many believe he will make the jump to the big leagues in 2014.
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  • 1 year, 1 month ago
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Manvel's Gilmore a finalist for HS dunk contest

Manvel's Gilmore a finalist for HS dunk contestManvel forward Leon Gilmore seems to always have a smile on his face, especially when he’s got a basketball in his hand and he’s dunking.
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  • 1 year, 1 month ago
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Athlete of the Week: Yates' J.C. Washington

Athlete of the Week: Yates' J.C. WashingtonIt’s time to meet our athlete of the week. For that, we head over to Yates to meet one of the senior captains for the Lions, who despite falling short in the state championship, has always worn the Lions jersey with pride.
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  • 1 year, 1 month ago
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Video: Who do the Texans take 1st overall?

Video: Who do the Texans take 1st overall?It is the question that has dominated the sports conversation in Houston since the end of the 2013 NFL season…who will the Houston Texans select with the 1st overall selection in the 2014 NFL Draft?
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  • 1 year, 1 month ago
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Area coaches reach milestones, share secrets

Area coaches reach milestones, share secretsOver the past couple of weeks, we’ve had a couple of area baseball coaches reach significant career milestones. All three have different stories but also have distinct similarities.
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  • 1 year, 1 month ago
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Athlete of the Week: Cy Springs Jacob Briggs

Athlete of the Week: Cy Springs Jacob BriggsBeing a soccer goalie is not for everyone, but Jacob Briggs wouldn’t to be anywhere else on the field. The Cy Springs senior is one of the anchors of the Panthers defense.
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  • 1 year, 1 month ago
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FB Christian star following in family’s UH footsteps

FB Christian star following in family’s UH footstepsIn deciding to attend UH, Kendall Brown is not only fulfilling one of her dreams but also one of the Brown family. Kendall’s grandfather attended UH on a football scholarship.
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  • 1 year, 2 months ago
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Curling gaining popularity in Houston

Curling gaining popularity in HoustonEvery four years, it seems like the one sport that draws the most attention is curling. It became an official Winter Olympics sport in 1998 and has grown in popularity ever since.
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  • 1 year, 2 months ago
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Athlete of the Week: North Shore's Kerwin Roach

Athlete of the Week: North Shore's Kerwin RoachKerwin Roach loves playing up-tempo basketball, but at first, the change of style from what the Mustangs played last season didn’t seem like a good idea.
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  • 1 year, 2 months ago
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Athlete of the Week: Wheatley's Ariel Taylor

Athlete of the Week: Wheatley's Ariel TaylorThe senior is the leading scorer for the district champion Wheatley Lady Wildcat, she is averaging around 25 points per game results which come from lots of hours spent on the floor.
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  • 1 year, 2 months ago
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Athlete of the Week: Spring's De'Andre Wigfall

Athlete of the Week: Spring's De'Andre WigfallDe’Andre Wigfall remembers exactly when it was that he picked up a basketball for the first time. Since those early days, the senior has done nothing but improve and what he’s done as a Spring Lion is proof.
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  • 1 year, 2 months ago
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When the Cheering Stops: Dan Pastorini

When the Cheering Stops: Dan PastoriniSomething that’s always fascinated me about athletics is the fact that elite athletes are put on a pedestal from the time they’re very young. That happened to former Oilers QB Dan Pastorini. Then, it all came to an abrupt end.
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  • 1 year, 2 months ago
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Finding hidden gems at the TriStar collectors show

Finding hidden gems at the TriStar collectors showTwice a year, sports memorabilia junkies from across the state flock to Houston for the TriStar Collectors Show. You never really know what you’ll find, everything from signed baseballs to bullets.
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  • 1 year, 2 months ago
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Athlete of the Week: Cy Woods' Erica Ogwumike

Athlete of the Week: Cy Woods' Erica OgwumikeNumber 13 for the Cy Woods girls basketball team is no stranger to basketball success. In fact, with a last name of Ogwumike, Erica knows all about what it takes to win.
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  • 1 year, 2 months ago
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Tommy Penders keeping family business alive at Clear Lake

Tommy Penders keeping family business alive at Clear LakeClear Lake head coach Tommy Penders is keeping the family's winning tradition alive as he's helped his team get to a 26-2 start. KHOU 11 Sports reporter Daniel Gotera has the story.
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  • 2 months, 1 week ago
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Athlete of the Week: Tomball Memorial's Geoff Beckham

Athlete of the Week: Tomball Memorial's Geoff BeckhamCongratulations to Tomball Memorial senior Geoff Beckham for being named our KHOU 11 Sports Athlete of the Week!!
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  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
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Athlete of the Week: Bellaire's Xzaviar Campbell

Athlete of the Week: Bellaire's Xzaviar CampbellCongratulations to Bellaire RB Xzaviar Campbell for being named our KHOU Athlete of the Week!
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  • 5 months, 1 week ago
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Athlete of the Week: St Pius X's Sam Vitulli

Athlete of the Week: St Pius X's Sam VitulliCongratulations to St. Pius X wide receiver Sam Vitulli on being named this week's KHOU Athlete of the Week!
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  • 5 months, 1 week ago
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Athlete of the Week: Memorial's Alexandra Buscher

Athlete of the Week: Memorial's Alexandra BuscherCongratulations to Memorial High School swimmer Alexandra Buscher for being our KHOU 11 Sports Athlete of the Week!
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  • 5 months, 1 week ago
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Athlete of the Week: Manvel's D'Eriq King

Athlete of the Week: Manvel's D'Eriq KingCongratulations to Manvel junior QB D'Eriq King on being named our KHOU 11 Sports Athlete of the Week.
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  • 7 months, 1 week ago
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Aldine Davis WR helps blind parents

Aldine Davis WR helps blind parentsKHOU 11 Sports reporter Matt Musil has the story of an Aldine Davis WR who helps his family off the field.
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  • 7 months, 1 week ago
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Seven Lakes AOTW - Maggie O'Connell

Seven Lakes AOTW - Maggie O'ConnellThis week, the KHOU 11 Sports team is proud to recognize Seven Lakes’ volleyball player Maggie O’Connell as our Athlete of the Week.
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  • 7 months, 2 weeks ago
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Bob Allen and Seth Payne take ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Bob Allen and Seth Payne take ALS Ice Bucket ChallengeKHOU 11 Sports Director Bob Allen and football analyst and radio show host Seth Payne took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Sunday night during "KHOU 11 Sports Extra."
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  • 8 months ago
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Alief Clovers AAU team teaches basketball, life lessons

Alief Clovers AAU team teaches basketball, life lessonsMike Miller is a teacher at Crossroads Alternative Technology School in Alief ISD. When he isn’t in the classroom though, you can usually find him on the basketball floor.
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  • 8 months, 3 weeks ago
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Conroe’s Luken Baker puts on a show at All Star Game

Conroe’s Luken Baker puts on a show at All Star GameConroe’s Luken Baker was in Minneapolis last week to take part in the National High School Home Run Derby that was held during All Star Weekend.
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  • 8 months, 3 weeks ago
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Athlete of the Week: Concordia Lutheran’s Evan Jarvis

Athlete of the Week: Concordia Lutheran’s Evan JarvisIt’s time to meet out Athlete of the Week. For that, we head up to Tomball and check in with the Banditos baseball program to meet a middle infielder that has plenty of motivation to get to the big leagues.
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  • 8 months, 3 weeks ago
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Athlete of the Week: Victory Prep’s Jarred Vanderbilt

Athlete of the Week: Victory Prep’s Jarred VanderbiltIt’s time to meet our athlete of the week. KHOU 11 Sports reporter Daniel Gotera got the chance to go to Victory Prep Academy on the cities northeast side and speak to a young man who is starting to get noticed by lots of college coaches.
  • Sports
  • 8 months, 3 weeks ago
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Gotera commentary: Let's cheer for the Real Heroes

Gotera commentary: Let's cheer for the Real HeroesWhen I was growing up, I idolized Michael Jordan. He could do nothing wrong. In fact, I realized I wanted to be a sports reporter while watching the 1993 NBA Finals between the Bulls and Suns.
  • Sports
  • 8 months, 3 weeks ago
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Houston-area boxer has her sights set on 2016 Olympics

Houston-area boxer has her sights set on 2016 OlympicsMeet 16-year-old Ruth Diaz, the current National Women’s Flyweight Champion, who is training with Willie Savannah and has her sights set on the 2016 Olympics.
  • Sports
  • 8 months, 3 weeks ago
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Astros host open tryout in search of new talent

Astros host open tryout in search of new talentThe Houston Astros held an open tryout this past week at the Urban Youth Academy in North Houston. 125 athletes showed up, some of them trying to get their name out while others were looking for one last chance at the big leagues.
  • Sports
  • 8 months, 3 weeks ago
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Athlete of the Week: HGA's Junior Hernandez

Athlete of the Week: HGA's Junior HernandezFor most…golf is a headache, a sport which is more frustrating than relaxing. Junior Hernandez sees it as an escape.
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  • 8 months, 3 weeks ago
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Local martial arts students head to nationals

Local martial arts students head to nationalsAll Star Martial Arts in Cypress features a class that features special needs athletes. This month, the students will head off to a national tournament in Florida.
  • Sports
  • 8 months, 3 weeks ago
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