Shelter-in-place order lifted for residents near Atascocita Road after natural gas line rupture
A shelter-in-place has been issued for residents who live in the neighborhood along Atascocita Road and Blackstone Trails Drive after a nearby natural gas line rupture, according to the Atascocita Fire Department.
The Double Double: H-Town’s Top 20 Boys Teams for ‘22-’23
THE BATON HAS BEEN PASSED FOR THE MONIKER OF THE BEST (BASKETBALL BRAND) IN THE CITY OF HOUSTON. YATES WON FOUR STATE TITLES FROM 2009 TO 2014, BUT OVER THE PAST DECADE, ATASCOCITA IS ARGUABLY THE BRAND. UNDER THE DIRECTION OF COACH DAVID MARTINEZ, THE EAGLES HAVE BEEN TO THREE OF THE PAST SEVEN STATE TOURNAMENTS. IT’S “THE” PROGRAM IN H-TOWN RIGHT NOW. WHO WILL RUN THEM DOWN?
Artist from Atascocita tattoo shop ‘Hitlist Ink’ creates iconic Mattress Mack tattoo
It’s been over 24 hours since the Astros Victory Parade, and one local man Tyrone Smith got a Mattress Mack tattoo to remember this year’s World Series run, forever. Melanie Camp went out to Atascocita to catch up with the fan who received the tattoo, and the artist who brought the design to life.
Wife killed by husband moments before he was shot, killed by authorities; NCIS investigator also injured in shooting, HCSO says
An investigation is underway after a woman was fatally shot and her husband, who is believed to be the suspected shooter, was also killed at a residence in northwest Harris County, according to Sheriff Ed Gonzalez.
Off-duty Pct. 3 deputy constable fatally shot in Atascocita after picking up food for his family, authorities say
An investigation is underway after an off-duty deputy constable with Precinct 3 was fatally shot in Atascocita while returning home from picking up food for his family Sunday, authorities said.
Harmon, Hunter lead 2021 All-VYPE Girls Public School Basketball Team
HOUSTON - What a season it was for women's basketball in Houston. The city had Cypress Creek reach the Class 6A State Championship game for a second-straight year and reached the state tournament for the third time in four seasons. Cy Creek fell short of DeSoto but the numbers for the group are phenomenal. There was so much great talent in the city, so it's time to name the Public School All-VYPE teams. PLAYER OF THE YEAR: To be announced at 2021 VYPE AwardsCOACH OF THE YEAR: To be announced at 2021 VYPE AwardsTEAM OF THE YEAR: To be announced at 2021 VYPE AwardsAdFIRST TEAMRori Harmon, Cypress Creek (Texas)Kyndall Hunter, Cypress Creek (Texas)Kaley Perkins, Langham Creek (Oklahoma)Nya Threatt, Fort Bend DullesBre'Yon White, Shadow Creek (Oklahoma)Kaiya Wynn, Foster (Tennessee)SECOND TEAMAlicia Blanton, FosterTaylor Jackson, Cypress CreekBlake Matthews, AtascocitaKierra Merchant, SpringTierra Simon, Heights (Prairie View A&M)Crystal Smith, Tompkins (Tarleton State)THIRD TEAMGia Adams, Jersey Village (Tennessee State)Gracelynn Alvarez, Heights (UTEP)Saija Cleveland, Langham CreekHannah Humphrey, Lamar ConsolidatedAshlyn Jones, Klein OakJessica Lynn, BridgelandHONORABLE MENTIONAdNgozi Agoh, Grand OaksJasmin Allen, PearlandImani Avery, FosterAlexis Babineaux, WestfieldAbby Bala, Cinco RanchHeather Baymon, Langham CreekEnriqua Bellow, Deer ParkJustice Carlton, Seven LakesAli Diop, College ParkKaitlyn Duhon, Summer CreekEliya Ellis, Clear CreekRavyn Ellis, BellaireAleighyah Fontenot, Ridge PointTori Garza, New Caney(Oklahoma State)Kaidance Glenn, Klein OakGabrielle Hueter, MagnoliaLoghan Johnson, TompkinsNiyah Johnson, Clear SpringsTreanna Johnson, BrazosportKatelyn Kabrich, Tomball MemorialMicKayla Leftridge, New CaneyRaniyah Lewis, Oak RidgeAlazea Maldonado-Jackson, Houston SterlingJordyn Marshall, ManvelKylie Minter, Clear SpringsTia Mitchell, Cy LakesVictoria Moore, Fort Bend DullesTu'Myra Morant, La PorteRachel Okoye, George RanchBriana Perguero, Jersey VillageNicole Petrakovitz, Oak Ridge(Tarleton State)AdShanna Petty, WestsideKamari Portalis, Magnolia West(Houston)Takeiyah Price, Brookshire RoyalDai Dai Powell, Fort Bend DullesVictoria Rivera, DobieAshlynn Ryall, FriendswoodC'Andrea Scott-Garrett, KashmereR'Mani Taylor, Shadow CreekAbigail Tomaski, MemorialSamora Watson, Clear FallsRobin Whitehead, AtascocitaAmber Williams, Cypress SpringsDaNae Williams, Shadow CreekSavannah Wilson, Kingwood Park
VYPE Houston Softball Rankings (3/31): Lake Creek, Barbers Hill leads Top 20
In the circle, Kennedy is 8-0 with 111 strikeouts and just seven walks with no runs in 55 innings. Sophomore Ava Brown has also been crushing it, hitting .609 with 29 RBIs, 10 doubles, and seven home runs. Ad1)Lake Creek Lions (24-0, 7-0) (Prev. 7)2)Barbers Hill Eagles (25-2, 7-0) (Prev. 4)8)Magnolia West (18-4, 7-0) (Prev.
Father accused of street racing with infant and toddler in backseat of car
Atascocita, TX – An Atascocita man is facing charges of street racing and child endangerment after investigators say he was racing with his two children in the back seat of his car. According to Harris County Precinct 4 Constable Mark Herman, Kevin Quinteros admitted that he was racing last Saturday in the 20000 block of West Lake Parkway. He had a female companion, a 7-month-old baby, and then a 3-year-old child,” said Herman. “Most of these individuals that are out on our streets racing underestimate the danger of what speed can do and every year we see it - hundreds and hundreds of people die from street racing,” Herman told KPRC 2. AdQuinteros is facing one count of street racing in addition to two child endangerment charges.
VYPE Houston Girl's Soccer Rankings powered by Lethal Enforcer Soccer 3/15
VYPE has partnered with Lethal Enforcer Soccer to provide the best soccer team rankings in the Greater Houston area. Every week, we will bring you a new set of Class 6A and 5A Boys and Girls Soccer Rankings. Check out the latest rankings below! CLASS 6A1- Ridge Point (6 Weeks at #1)2- The Woodlands3- Memorial4- Bridgeland5- Cy-Fair6- Cy-Woods7- Tompkins8- Deer Park9- Clear Lake10- Seven lakes11- Atascocita12- College Park13- Pearland14- Bellaire15- Kingwood16- Beaumont West Brook17- Tomball Memorial18- Grand Oaks19- Katy20- Cinco Ranch21- Tomball22- Cy-Creek23- Clements24- Stratford25- Klein CollinsCLASS 5A1- Friendswood (New #1)2- Kingwood Park3- Magnolia4- Foster5- Katy JordanAd6- Port Neches-Groves7- College Station8- A&M Consolidated9- Montgomery10- Barbers Hill11- Fulshear12- Manvel
VYPE 2021 Softball Preview: Public School #8 Atascocita
Ashley Boyd enters year seven as the head coach of this squad, which won state just a few years ago. It was an early exit from the playoffs in 2019 for Atascocita, which they are ready to avenge. Katie Cimusz (Texas) and Mikayla Garza (Galveston College) have been the constants on this team, being four-year starters and being freshmen on the state title team. Atascocita has the pieces to make a run, especially with the offensive firepower they possess. AdCLICK HERE TO PURCHASE 2021 VYPE BASEBALL/SOFTBALL MAGAZINECLICK HERE TO PURCHASE 2021 VYPE BASEBALL/SOFTBALL PHOTOSCLICK HERE TO VIEW FULL DIGITAL MAGAZINE
No. 12 Atascocita downs No. 14 Summer Creek 52-51 to punch ticket to State Tournament in Instant Thriller
14 Summer Creek 52-51 to punch ticket to State Tournament in Instant ThrillerHOUSTON - All David Martinez knew is that his team needed to get a stop. Ad"My hat goes off to Summer Creek and Kenneth Coleman and his group. Summer Creek finishes the season with their best finish in school history by reaching the Regional Finals. It feels good, I have some super kids but my goal is to be a state champion. "I feel like this team is good enough to be a state champion."
VYPE Houston Girl's Soccer Top 20 powered by Lethal Enforcer Soccer
VYPE has partnered with Lethal Enforcer Soccer to provide the best soccer team rankings in the Greater Houston area. Every week, we will bring you a new set of Class 6A and 5A Boys and Girls Soccer Rankings. Check out the latest rankings below! CLASS 6A1- Ridge Point2- The Woodlands3- Tompkins4- Seven Lakes5- Bridgeland6- Memorial7- Cy-Fair8- Pearland9- Deer Park10- Clear Lake11- Atascocita12- Tomball Memorial13- Klein Collins14- Beaumont Westbrook15- Cy Creek16- Klein Cain17- College Park18- Cy Woods19- Tomball20- BellaireCLASS 5A1- Kingwood Park (5 Weeks at #1)2- Magnolia3- Friendswood4- Port Neches-Groves5- College Station6- Fulshear7- A&M Consolidated8- Katy JordanAd9- Foster10- Montgomery11- Fort Bend Kempner12- Barbers Hill13- Nederland14- Santa Fe15- Porter16- Angleton17- Lake Creek18- Waller19- New Caney20- La Porte
Do you recognize this woman? Porch pirate caught on camera in Atascocita area
ATASCOCITA, Texas – Authorities are asking for help identifying a porch pirate caught on camera in the Atascocita area. The incident happened around 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at a home in the 18300 block of Wild Lilac Trail in the Eagle Springs neighborhood, authorities said. Surveillance video shows the moment a white, 2-door, older-model Honda Civic backs into a driveway, a woman gets out and takes a package from the doorstep. The woman is described as white or Hispanic and with long hair. In the video, she was wearing shorts and a black shirt.
VYPE Houston Basketball Top 20
1 Atascocita – Have beaten ranked Manvel, Hightower, Westfield, Shadow Creek and Summer Creek… enough said. 4 Shadow Creek – Only dropped games to Atascocita and DawsonNo. 10 Summer Creek – Playing good ball. Lost to Elkins, Shadow Creek, Atascocita and Westfield by average of 5 points in all 4 losses. 12 Elkins – Beat Summer Creek and Cy Creek.
Deer Park man in custody in shooting death of ex-girlfriend’s boyfriend, police say
BAYTOWN, Texas – A man from Deer Park is behind bars after Baytown police said he shot and killed a 28-year-old man from Atascocita Wednesday. Police said the shooting happened at an apartment complex in the Pecan Grove area of Baytown on Richard Street around 6: 26 p.m. According to authorities, the victim, Marco Recio, had been visiting a woman when her ex-boyfriend showed up. Recio and the 25-year-old man reportedly got in a verbal altercation. Police said the man turned himself in to law enforcement.
VYPE Houston Top Basketball Prospects
The 2021 Basketball Season is in full swing! VYPE has run the numbers and checked the film, and are proud to present our Top Basketball Prospects from around the city! Check them out! Class of 20211) Ramon Walker, Shadow Creek (Houston)2) RJ Keene, Concordia Lutheran (Boise State)3) Kaleb Stewart, Atascocita (Louisiana Tech)4) Javon Jackson, C.E. King5) Tyrone Baker, FB Hightower6) Sir Isaac Herron, Legacy Sports & Science7) Ashton Smith, Legacy Sports & Science (Texas A&M)8) Josh Farmer, Sharpstown9) DJ Richards, Cypress Creek10) Jalen Gibson, Legacy Sports & Science11) Elijah Lawrence, Bellaire (Rice)12) Shaun Walker Jr., Manvel (McNeese State)13) Jaylen Wysinger, Cypress Creek14) Johnathan Massie, Legacy Sports & Science15) Noah Kon, Houston Christian16) Aaron Scott, Legacy Sports & Science17) Patrick Punch, Eisenhower18) Griffin Datcher IV, Concordia Lutheran19) Jake Arnold, Katy Taylor (Houston Baptist)20) Brian Myles, Legacy Sports & Science (Prairie View A&M)21) Ethan Yancy, Premier Academy22) Will Young, Premier Academy23) AJ Ferguson, Cypress Park24) Mason McBride, Manvel25) Brandon Love, Fort Bend Bush26) Chris Felix Jr., Westbury Christian (Air Force)27) Chuks Isitua, Yates28) Peter McKey, Alief Hastings29) Damian Watson, Cypress Woods30) Brian Gordon, Shadow Creek31) Drew Calderon, College Park (Indiana State)32) Gaston Elie, Memorial33) PJ Neal, Legacy Sports & Science (Prairie View A&M)34) Jaylon Calvin, Bellaire35) Ky Watkins, Katy PaetowClass of 20221) Bryce Griggs, FB Hightower2) PJ Haggerty, Crosby3) Chancellor White, Foster (Eastern Carolina)4) Amaree Abram, Summer Creek5) Charles Chukwu, Katy Paetow6) Austin Benigni, The Woodlands Christian Academy7) Shawn Jones, Shadow Creek8) Dok Muodar, Premier Academy9) Sam Bradford, Goose Creek Memorial10) Kemauri Millender, Clear Brook11) Cameron Crockett, FB Travis12) BB Knight, Tompkins13) Xavier Owens, Klein Cain14) Cameron Amoree, Shadow Creek15) Mason Docks, Cypress Ridge16) Trey Miller, Concordia Lutheran17) Seth Jones, Dickinson18) Kaleb Pounce, Atascocita19) Jason Clark, The Village School20) Isaiah Barganier, FosterClass of 20231) Chris Johnson, FB Elkins2) Tyler Smith, FB Bush3) Jaland Lowe, Kinkaid4) Jacolb Cole, Bellaire5) Maya Bote, Premier Academy6) Marcus Millinder, Clear Brook7) Jace Posey, Strake Jesuit8) Jaylen Benard, Cy Ranch9) Orlando Horton, Clear Falls10) Jamari McDowell, Manvel11) Ma'syn Howell, Legacy Sports & Science12) Charles Herve, Pearland Dawson13) Josh Ugbaja, Legacy Sports & Science14) Jesse Fuller, Tomball15) Kentrelle Royston, Nimitz
H-Town High School Sports: Highlight Gallery
The H-Town High School Sports Show continues on AT&T SportsNet and with that came some Football & Basketball Game Highlight Clips! Check out some amazing plays from across the Greater Houston area and be sure to subscribe to VYPE on YouTube for more great video content! Paetow vs HightowerNorth Shore vs AtascocitaCollege Park vs The WoodlandsTWCA vs Houston Christian - BasketballFort Bend Marshall vs Sterling
VYPE Preseason Girl's Basketball: No. 10 Atascocita
Atascocita has been built into a top program in the city. The Eagles have made the Regional Semifinals in two of the last three seasons. Led by coach Veronica Johnson, Atascocita will have some pieces to replace including Texas-signee Elyssa Coleman, who averaged nearly 20 points per game. First-team, all-district pick Blake Matthews returns after averaging 8.6 points and 4.5 rebounds per game a year ago. Also returning are second-team, all-district picks Makaylee Duhon (5.7 ppg, 2.5 rpg) and Kori Fenner (5.5 ppg, 4.5 rpg, 2.5 spg).
VYPE Houston Football Rankings: Week 10 (Photo Gallery)
Out east, North Shore wrecked Atascocita 63-14. Who is going to beat North Shore in Class 6A DI Region III? It's a light slate this week as teams get ready for the six-week run to Arlington – the UIL State Football Playoffs. 15 Atascocita Eagles (4-2) Lost to North Shore 63-14; Next Up West BrookNo. 4 Foster Falcons (7-1) Beat FB Travis 7-3; OpenNo. 10 Willowridge Eagles (7-1) Beat Madison 15-0; Next Up Galena Park
Deadly crash closes FM 1960 in Atascocita
HOUSTON – A person is dead after a two-vehicle crash on FM 1960 in Atascocita, authorities said Wednesday. Law enforcement officers are working in the 5700 block of FM 1960 Road East, according to Harris County Constable Precinct 4. All lanes are closed. Authorities are asking for people to avoid the area.
VYPE Houston 6A Football Rankings: Spring makes huge leap into Top 20
1 North Shore Mustangs (4-0) Defeated Manvel 48-14; Next Up West BrookNo. 3 Katy Taylor Mustangs (4-0) Defeated Seven Lakes 49-31; Next Up TompkinsNo. 4 Bridgeland Bears (4-0) Defeated Cy Woods 35-27; Next Up Cy RanchNo. 8 Pearland Dawson Eagles (4-0) Defeated Pearland 17-6; Next Up Alief TaylorNo. 10 Westfield Mustangs (2-1) Lost to Spring 27-23; ByeNo.
VYPE Football 2020 Preview: All-VYPE Public School Team
Welcome to the 2020 football season. There was not a summer camp circuit for players to go showcase their talents at. In-person recruiting came to a screeching halt and the COVID-19 Pandemic has affected everyone. But VYPE has still done what we have always done when it comes to previewing Texas high school football here in Houston. With that said here is the 2020 All-VYPE Public School Team!
West Brook looks to come out "District of Death"
This is the toughest district in the state of Texas. Back-to-back State Champion North Shore and perennial playoff powers Atascocita and Beaumont West Brook come together to form a mega-district. The West Brook Bruins are not far removed from playing for a state championship (2018) and return six starters and 28 lettermen off last year's area-round team. The Bruins return District 21-6A Newcomer of the Year Bryce Anderson (LSU), who played both ways last year but will solely play quarterback in 2020. CLICK HERE to purchase photos from the VYPE SETX Football PhotoshootDue to COVID-19 this year, the VYPE Houston Football Preview Magazine will be LIMITED for pickup at area retailers due tot COVID-19 restrictions.
VYPE Football 2020 Preview: District 21-6A
CLICK HERE TO PRE-ORDER THE 2020 VYPE HOUSTON FOOTBALL PREVIEW MAGAZINECLICK HERE TO ORDER PHOTOSPRESEASON RANKINGSNorth ShoreBeaumont West BrookAtascocitaSummer CreekKingwoodC.E. ATASCOCITA EAGLESMoving into a new district, Atascocita will be challenged as they go for a fourth-straight district crown in 2020. This team will have a new look on defense and offense, so Kingwood could be one of the surprises on District 21-6A in 2020. Defensively, watch for linebacker Roy Morris, defensive end William Evans and cornerback Josiah Ruano. Defensively, watch out for first-team, all-district linebacker Aarun Lockett, Avory Coleman and Jamarion White.
Cobra and rattlesnake seized from Atascocita home, officials say
HOUSTON Harris County officials seized a cobra and rattlesnake from an Atascocita home after obtaining a court order, officials said on Twitter. Harris County Precinct 5 Constables deputies removed the snakes from the Atascocita-area home in July after obtaining a court order. A cobra and a rattlesnake are recovering after Precinct 5 deputies obtained a court order to remove them from an Atascocita-area home last month. The results of our investigation will be turned over to the District Attorneys Office for potential criminal charges. #HouNews pic.twitter.com/dDNa82ZfBc Harris County Pct 5 (@HCpct5) August 13, 2020An investigation is underway and results will be turned over to the District Attorneys Office for potential criminal charges, officials say.
VYPE Houston 2020 Public School Preseason Boys XC Runner of the Year Fan Poll
This week, it's the Public School Boys! The VYPE Houston 2020 Public School Boys XC Runner of the Year Fan Poll is now live! All athlete polls and their content are only associated and created by VYPE Media and its staff. Please contact VYPE Media directly if you have any questions, comments, or concerns around our Fan Polls. VYPE Houston 2020 Public School Preseason Boys XC Runner of the Year Fan Poll (Poll Closes Sun 8/9 at 7pm)
2020 VYPE Boys Cross Country Preview (Public School): Preseason Team, Runner Rankings
VYPE whipped together this preview to get cross country fans ready for the 2020 season. These are the top runners and teams for Public School Boys Cross Country. When you look at a team that finished 16th overall at state last year but brings back everyone, that excites you. Other To Watch: HuffmanThe Huffman boys finished 15th overall at the UIL State Cross Country meet last year. The Spartans finished 12th overall at state last year but do lose top runner Erick Lara, who took 41st overall.
VYPE Houston 2020 Volleyball Preseason Libero/Defensive Specialist of the Year Poll
VYPE wants the fans to vote for their favorite Houston Volleyball player! The VYPE Houston 2020 Volleyball Preseason Libero/Defensive Specialist of the Year Poll is now live! All athlete polls and their content are only associated and created by VYPE Media and its staff. Please contact VYPE Media directly if you have any questions, comments, or concerns around our Fan Polls. VYPE Houston 2020 Volleyball Preseason Libero/Defensive Specialist of the Year Poll (Poll Closes Wed 7/22 at 7pm)
2020 VYPE Girls Cross Country Preview (Public School): Preseason Team, Runner Rankings
An experienced senior group is back, headed by Addison Stevenson, who finished ninth overall with a time of 18:06.58. If Tompkins can push a few more girls into the Top 30 spots, they could contend for a higher team finish. The team finished 13th overall at last year's state meet but do return some experience. OTHERS TO WATCH: Huffman FalconsHuffman finished ninth overall at the UIL State Cross Country meet last year. They do lose two senior runners but return three more harriers with experience.
VYPE Awards 2020: Public School Girls, Boys Cross Country
Here are the finalists for Public School Boys and Girls Cross Country. GIRLS PLAYER OF THE YEAR NOMINEE- Carly Ahrens, KingwoodCarly Ahrens took eighth overall at the 2019 UIL Class 6A State Cross Country Meet. The freshman posted the best time on the Kingwood cross country team, which finished second overall just behind Southlake Carroll. BOYS PLAYER OF THE YEAR NOMINEE- Spencer Cardinal, The WoodlandsThe Woodlands' Spencer Cardinal finished 3rd overall at the UIL State Cross Country Meet. Houston Methodist serves as the official health care provider for the Houston Texans, Houston Astros, Rice Athletics, Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™, Houston Ballet, Houston Symphony and Houston Grand Opera.