Former Mount Carmel, University of Illinois football player Glenn Foster dies after arrest in Alabama
Arrested for driving twice the speed limit through a rural Alabama community, former NFL player Glenn Foster Jr. wound up in a jail where he allegedly beat up another prisoner while trying to steal socks, authorities said.chicagotribune.com
Before ex-NFL player Glenn Foster died in police custody, judge ordered mental health evaluation
The atypical behavior of the 31-year-old ex-defensive lineman raised so much concern a judge had ordered that he receive a mental health evaluation, according to the records filed in the Pickens County court and obtained by The Washington Post on Wednesday.washingtonpost.com
Brown turns in career-best performance, leads Paetow past Foster
ROSENBERG — Paetow senior running back Jacob Brown produced a spectacular, career-highlighting performance Friday evening, rushing for 282 yards and four touchdowns on 17 carries in leading the Panthers to a demonstrative 30-14 win over Richmond Foster at Traylor Stadium to open District 10-5A, Division I play.<br/>
Foster rallies big to snap Fulshear's three-year district win streak
RICHMOND — Before Tuesday's district showdown against Fulshear, Foster volleyball coach Morgan Hunter reminded her players they are better than they think they are. All they had to do was "put it all together," an essential intangible that had eluded the Falcons to that point.<br/>
GOP donor, investor, philanthropist Foster Friess dies at 81
Republican political donor, investor and philanthropist Foster Friess died Thursday. A multimillionaire who lived in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, Friess was a GOP kingmaker who donated lavishly to candidates and charitable causes over four decades. Friess directly gave almost $7 million to hundreds of candidates since the early 1980s, federal campaign finance records show, and was perhaps best known for supporting former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum’s presidential run in 2012.news.yahoo.com
Two charged in Lake Station stabbing: Victim stabbed in leg, abdomen, court document says
Foster caught him and stabbed him in the leg, the man told police. A few blocks away, Lehmann tripped him and Foster stabbed him two times in the abdomen, charges state. He was later taken to the hospital.chicagotribune.com
L.L. Bean sees sales boom amid pandemic's push to outdoors
Bean saw the best sales in nearly a decade during pandemic. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)FREEPORT, Maine – With Americans hunkering down and hankering to get outdoors during the pandemic, L.L. Bean recorded its best annual sales growth in nearly a decade, the company said Friday. During the pandemic, L.L. Bean closed all of its stores for 100 days but online and catalog sales remained strong.
Daywatch: Pritzker expands COVID-19 vaccine eligibility, CPS reopens after union fight and Paczki Day is coming
Paczki Day will be different this year — just like everything else. Oh, there will still be myriad flavors, natch, from traditional (strawberry, custard, cherry) to creative (cannoli, bananas Foster and raspberry hibiscus, with Oreo coming on as the go-to). And there will be lines and waits. Here’s everything you need to know to secure the once-a-year fried dough, jelly-filled indulgence.chicagotribune.com
VYPE Houston Top Girl's Basketball Prospects
The 2021 Girl's Basketball Season is in full swing! VYPE has run the numbers and checked the film, and are proud to present our Top 25 Girls Basketball Prospects from around the city! Check them out! 1) Rori Harmon, Cypress Creek (Texas)2) Jada Malone, The Village School (Texas A&M)3) Kyndall Hunter, Cypress Creek (Texas)4) Amani Bartlett, Houston Christian (Syracuse)5) Kaiya Wynn, Foster (Tennessee)6) Kaley Perkins, Langham Creek (Oklahoma)7) Bre'yon White, Shadow Creek (Oklahoma)8) Tori Garza, New Caney (Oklahoma State)9) Gracelynn Alvarez, Heights (UTEP)10) Tymberlin Criswell, Village School (SMU)11) Asia Broughton, Cypress Ridge (Southern Miss)12) Raven Adams, Ridge Point (Texas State)13) R'Mani Taylor, Shadow Creek14) Alicia Blanton, Foster (ULL)15) Ashlyn Jones, Klein Oak (ULL)16) Kylie Minter, Clear Springs17) Adaora Nwokeji, Summer Creek (Princeton)18) Niyah Johnson, Clear Springs (Abilene Christian University)19) Gia Adams, Jersey Village (Tennessee State)20) Imani Ivery, Foster21) Saija Cleveland, Langham Creek22) Moyo Orundami, Cy Woods23) Nikki Petrakovitz, Oak Ridge24) Dalanna Carter, Lutheran High North25) Madeline Mueller, Concordia Lutheran
‘This is a coup attempt.’ Illinois members of Congress react with disgust as US Capitol is stormed by pro-Trump mob.
“At some point, I heard glass breaking and the Capitol Police rushed us out, had us evacuate,” Quigley said. “They were about to breach the floor. Seeing six or seven security and Capitol Police trying to hold back the mob from coming onto the House floor, it seemed inevitable. At different times, they had us lay down, sit down, crouch with a gas mask on before we had to get out of there and they escorted us out through a series of tunnels.”chicagotribune.com
The Legends of the Fall for Lamar Consolidated ISD powered by Texas Citizens Bank
It's coming up on awards season as the wildest fall season of sports are wrapping up. VYPE takes a look back on the seasons that were in the Lamar Consolidated ISD and are happy to unveil the Athletes of the Fall season. Foster went 14-2 in conference play and was led by Kiley Smink. This content is brought to you by Texas Citizens BankTexas Citizens Bank is a Houston community bank dedicated to concierge banking for owner-managed businesses. Learn how Texas Citizens Bank can help you grow your business at TexasCitizensBank.com.
THE ELITE 11: Houston High School Football's Brightest Stars
Here are the Elite 11 Houston area stars who could build on their legacies over the next month. THE ELITE 11Dematrius Davis, North Shore QB, SeniorThe best player in the history of Houston High School football. North Shore is the No. …Jalen Milroe, Tompkins, QB, SeniorHOT TAKE ALERT: Can Milroe out-duel North Shore and Dematrius Davis in the high school version of the IRON BOWL? If anyone beats North Shore in the Region, it's going to be Milroe and Tompkins.
VYPE Preseason Boy's Basketball: No. 17 Foster
Foster has big expectations with Fatheree in the nest. The Foster Falcons finished third in a tough district last season and fell in the first round to Houston Northside. Son and District Offensive MVP Reuben "Deuce" Fatheree II will come off the football team and onto the court. The 6-foot-8 Texas A&M football commit is talented in the paint. Jordan Faltine, whose brother is the slick-fielding shortstop at the University of Texas, adds some swagger in the backcourt.
VYPE Preseason Girl's Basketball: No. 8 Foster Presented by Athlete Training + Health
Foster has become a perennial playoff team, making it five-straight years and advancing to the Regional Quarterfinals the past two seasons. Also coming back is first-team, all-district selection and ULL-signee Alicia Blanton, who averaged 11.4 points and 7.2 rebounds per game. About Athlete Training + HealthAthlete Training + Health's mission is to use best practices of health and performance to provide a world-class training environment for active adults and athletes of all ages and abilities. ATH's highly-skilled coaches deploy training strategies that elevate – regardless of age or ability – athletes' performance to the highest level through consistent evaluation and education. A key component of ATH is its forward-thinking approach to collaboration with hospital systems, professional sports teams, universities and independent school districts to raise the bar for health and performance training.
VYPE Class 5A Football Rankings: Foster, Manvel, Lake Creek beat ranked opponents
Foster hung on to beat Hightower in a 35-34 nail-biter, while Lake Creek knocked off formerly ranked Fulshear 39-7. Manvel bounced back after losing to North Shore to beat ranked Angleton 49-28. West beat Caney Creek 97-0. 7 Lake Creek (4-1) Defeated Fulshear 39-7; Up Next RudderNo. 8 Magnolia West (4-1) Defeated Caney Creek 97-0; Next Up WallerNo.
Are Paetow, Lee, Lake Creek for real? The Class 5A Top 10
Hightower heads way north to play Class 6A The Woodlands, while Lake Creek shocked Class 6A FB Travis last weekend. 3 Katy Paetow Panthers (2-0) DNP; Next Up KempnerNo. 4 Fort Bend Marshall Buffs (2-0) Defeated Galena Park 62-0; Next Up NorthsideNo. 9 Lake Creek (2-1) Defeated FB Travis 30-29; Up Next LegacyNo. 10 La Porte (2-1) Lost to Port Arthur Memorial; Next Up LeeOthers to Watch: Fulshear (3-0), Willowridge (2-0), FB Kempner
THE RANKINGS: Volleyball power players coming into focus
As Klein and Friendswood remain constants, the rest of the volleyball landscape in Houston is a little bumpy. The Woodlands lost back-to-back matches last week to St. Agnes and Klein, allowing for Seven Lakes, Dawson and George Ranch to gain ground in the Top 5. Grand Oak moves back into the Class 6A Top 10. 1 but just lost to Episcopal. However, St. Agnes beat Episcopal during the same round-robin.
VYPE Hoops HS Preseason Girls Event Showcases National Talent
Look one way and there was the TAPPS 6A State Champion Village School Vikings. Look the other way there was the Class 6A State Runner-Up Cypress Creek Cougars. Then there was George Ranch, Langham Creek, Atascocita, Foster, Summer Creek, North Shore and the list goes on and on of quality teams and talent on display. "It's definitely good for the girls game," Cypress Creek senior Rori Harmon, a Texas-commit, said. In one of the final games of the evening, Cypress Creek played Village School, which pitted Harmon against Jada Malone, a Texas A&M-commit.
VYPE 2020 Preview: Class 5A No. 2 Foster Falcons
But VYPE has still done what we have always done when it comes to previewing Texas high school football here in Houston. CLICK HERE TO PRE-ORDER THE 2020 VYPE HOUSTON FOOTBALL PREVIEW MAGAZINECLICK HERE TO ORDER PHOTOSFoster boasts one of the top receivers in the nation and one of the top offensive linemen in the country. Offensively, Foster will have to replace a key playmaking leader in quarterback Ryan Stubblefield (East Carolina). The top returning rusher is senior Xavier Smallwood, who totaled 213 yards and 4.6 yards per carry. Other players to watch on offense are wide receivers DeAndre Chandler and Ethan Newton and offensive lineman Mason Moore.
VYPE Football 2020 Preview: District 10-5A-DI
But VYPE has still done what we have always done when it comes to previewing Texas high school football here in Houston. RB Jordon Vaughn (556 yards, 11 TDs) and RB De'monte' Seymour (426 yards, 7 TDs) have what it takes to pick up where Donovan Eaglin left off. Senior RB Charles Shelling takes over in the backfield, and the quarterback position is senior Jakolby Longino's for the taking. The core of the offense is senior QB Kellen Stewart, senior OL Luis Garcia, senior OL Eduardo Pineda and junior RB Michael Odom. Senior Jonathan Smith (599 yards, 9 TDs) is the man under center and senior RB Dontrey Betts (409 yards, 4 TDs) makes things happen in space.
The Who's Who in Lamar Consolidated ISD powered by Texas Citizens Bank
VYPE highlights five sports figures from Lamar Consolidated ISD in this edition of LCISD Headliners presented by Texas Citizens Bank. Avery Shimaitis, George Ranch (@averyshimaitis)Just a junior, Avery Shimaitis is key to George Ranch's success on the volleyball court in 2020. David Babalola, George Ranch (@Babaloladave)At 6-foot-4, 220, George Ranch's David Babalolo is scary coming off the edge. This content is brought to you by Texas Citizens BankTexas Citizens Bank is a Houston community bank dedicated to concierge banking for owner-managed businesses. Learn how Texas Citizens Bank can help you grow your business at TexasCitizensBank.com.
VYPE Houston 2020 Volleyball Preseason Outside Hitter of the Year Poll
VYPE wants the fans to vote for their favorite Houston Volleyball player! The VYPE Houston 2020 Volleyball Preseason Outside Hitter 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 Outside Hitter of the Year Poll (Poll Closes Tue 7/14 at 7pm)
Little League friends sign Division I scholarships together
RICHMOND, Texas -- It was a play that they made up and, funny enough, it ended up working to win the game.That's how Foster defensive lineman Chidozie Nwankwo tells the story. It was he and Ryan Stubblefield's senior year with the Pecan Grove Gators. Playing in the game before the Super Bowl at Hall Stadium against the New Territory Knights, they drew it up. "I got the ball, I ran it and scored dragging five people into the end zone with me. "Now nearly six years later, the kids that played Little League together sate at a table inside the Foster High School gym.Nwankwo wearing a red University of Houston pullover, throwing up the UH sign and Stubblefield to his left wearing purple East Carolina University gear.abc13.com
Mother of slain girl works to expand Amber Alert system to tribal land
The day half of my heart stopped beating and the other half left with my daughter," said Pamela Foster, the mother of Ashlynne Mike. The day half of my heart stopped beating and the other half left with my daughter," said Pamela Foster, the mother of Ashlynne Mike. It was then that Foster found out there was no way to quickly alert everyone else on the Navajo reservation. The following day an Amber Alert was issued just hours before Ashlynne's body was found in the desert. Even though that Amber Alert went out to many New Mexicans, many on the Navajo reservation didn't get it.
HTX+: $5.3M mansion up for sale called the 'Jewel of the Bay Area'
KEMAH, Texas (KTRK) -- Nestled along Twin Oaks Boulevard is a waterfront property known as the "Jewel Of The Bay Area. "It's now up for sale, and if you've got millions, it and everything inside can be yours. From the air to the ground, the McNaught mansion is undeniably stunning.The home was originally owned and designed by New York Times best-selling romance novelist Judith McNaught. So many of the fundraisers were held right here at this house," Foster continued.The pieces in the home are mostly custom-made by a California-based designer. "It has the best view in the whole Clear Lake area.abc13.com
HTX+: $5.3M mansion up for sale called the 'Jewel of the Bay Area'
KEMAH, Texas (KTRK) -- Nestled along Twin Oaks Boulevard is a waterfront property known as the "Jewel Of The Bay Area. "It's now up for sale, and if you've got millions, it and everything inside can be yours. So many of the fundraisers were held right here at this house," Foster continued.The pieces in the home are mostly custom-made by a California-based designer. "It has the best view in the whole Clear Lake area. You have a water view from east to west to north to south, almost on every side," Foster said with a smile.abc13.com
Natalie Portman's character to take up Thor's hammer in Marvel Phase 4 film 'Thor: Love and Thunder'
There's at least one more Marvel Cinematic Universe character who's worthy to weld Thor's hammer: Natalie Portman's Jane Foster.Director Taika Waititi introduced Portman at San Diego Comic-Con over the weekend as "female Thor" and ceremoniously handed her the mighty weapon known as Mjolnir. Foster picking up the hammer and taking on the role of Goddess of Thunder also happens in the comics in "The Mighty Thor" "Thor: Love and Thunder" will see Chris Hemsworth returning as Thor and Tessa Thompson returning as Valkyrie. The pair were both on stage to welcome the Oscar-winning actress.The last time we saw Jane Foster in the MCU's present time was in 2013's "Thor: Dark World." In "Thor: Ragnarok," Thor retorted that he and Foster had a "mutual dumping" after a fan told him she was sorry she dumped him. "Thor: Love and Thunder" was announced as the last film in Marvel's Phase 4 and is expected to hit theaters in late 2021.abc13.com