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GRAND OPENING: Students at new Yates High School go to school in style  KTRK-TV

Founded in 1926, the new Jack Yates High School is a sight to see.

Students at new Jack Yates High School head back to class in style  KPRC Click2Houston

A DJ playing some music, alumni welcoming students, hugs and smiles all around: it was the entrance to the new Jack Yates High School in Third Ward on the ...

Yates High School cancels after school activities after former student shot to death  KTRK-TV

Yates High School cancelled all of their after school activities after a former student was shot and killed near Lamar High School.

Yates High School Lions face punishment for using ineligible players  KTRK-TV

After using ineligible players, Yates High School faces stiff punishment for the remainder of the season.

LIONS FOR A CURE: Yates seniors raise money for breast cancer prevention  KTRK-TV

Students at Jack Yates High School are raising awareness of Breast Cancer Prevention.

Yates High School homegrown seniors keeping Lions tradition alive  KTRK-TV

Despite growing pains, Yates High School head football coach Michael Watkins has turned around the Lions in only three seasons. Most importantly, he has his ...

Houston teen ‘bleeding from the ear’ after attack outside Yates High  Chron

A Houston man is accused of choke-slamming a 14-year-old boy Monday morning outside Yates High School in southeast Houston all because the teenager ...

Game of the Week: Yates takes down Wheatley in District 12-4A  KTRK-TV

In the battle of the Third Ward versus the Fifth Ward, Yates took down Wheatley on Friday night.

Black History Month Spotlight: Yates High program, building to get major upgrades  KHOU

HOUSTON - In honor of Black History Month, we took a look at the oldest high school media program in HISD. Jack Yates High School has the oldest high ...

Yates High School retires jersey of NBA guard Joe Young  KTRK-TV

The list of accolades for former Jack Yates High School superstar Joe Young continues to grow.

Family of Lamar student shot dead says he was a "big talker" but no gangster  Chron

In the days after Lamar High School student De'Lindsey Mack was shot dead outside of the River Oaks campus, possibly at the hands of a gang, his family ...

Houston ISD's plans for Yates High School met with criticism during public meeting  KTRK-TV

Things got heated as the HISD school board considered future designs for the brand new high school on the southeast side.

Yates High School principal announces resignation |  KTRK-TV

Yates Principal Donetrus Hill said on Friday in a statement that he will leave his position in June. Hill didn't say why he's leaving, only that he's pursuing other ...

Through art and local business, a chance for Third Ward to ‘stem gentrification’  Chron

On the third Saturday of every month, an asphalt lot on the corner of Emancipation and Bastrop avenues comes to life with morning yoga, live music, Ghanaian ...

'Mean teacher' has a reputation that's more than just tough love  KTRK-TV

If you ask around Jack Yates High School, there's a teacher who's tough.

Mother warned police about gang threats to Lamar HS student De’Lindsey Mack in 2016

As a Houston family buried their son — slain Lamar High School student De'Lindsey Mack — police reports revealed that his mother warned police at least twice ...

One of the Texas schools that's produced the most pro athletes is not where you'd think it'd be  Chron

One high school along the Gulf of Mexico ranks among the top schools in Texas for producing the most number of professional athletes. Ball High School in ...

All-clear issued after bomb threat forces TSU campus to evacuate  KPRC Click2Houston

Texas Southern University was evacuated Wednesday after a threat was made against the campus, according to officials.

Veterans Day parade in downtown Houston pays homage to soldiers  Chron

Connie Sykora-Gerlich was there to remember her father. Standing near the corner of Dallas and Bagby Street, moments before the Veterans Day parade began ...

Yates High School's basketball team gets UIL awards after Dallas school is stripped of titles due to recruiting controversy  KTRK-TV

Yates High School's basketball team has been awarded two state championships retroactively after a recruiting controversy surrounding Madison High School in ...

Yates boys set Texas scoring record in 170-35 win  Houston Chronicle

Yates sets Texas scoring record in 170-35 win$LINEBREAK$Lions break 18-year-old record in fight-marred victory over Lee The Yates High School boys ...

Students from Jack Yates High School Attend Houston Money Show 2013. VIDEO: 2:41  CoinWeek

Ralph Ross, Ph.D., students Interviewer: David Lisot, Dr. Ross is an educator devoted to teaching students about coin collecting. He.

Former Yates basketball star fatally shot, possibly during burglary  KTRK-TV

Melvin Swift, a member of the Trinity Valley Community College basketball team, was shot in the 3200 block of Jorns, just a block from his family home.

Homegrown hope  Houston Chronicle

In 2010, Texas Southern won its first conference football championship in more than four decades only to have it vacated as a part of NCAA sanctions imposed ...

Community wants say in plans for new Yates HS  KTRK-TV

Things got heated as the HISD school board considered future designs for the brand new high school on the southeast side.

This Is How Teenagers See Houston  Houstonia Magazine

The 23rd Annual 'Eye on Houston' photography exhibition asked high schoolers to document a year of Bayou City extremes.

Texas Matters: Historic Black High School Football In Texas  Texas Public Radio

This will be another weekend when America is transfixed by football – not for what's on the field but on the sidelines. Taking a knee and knelling during.

Woman of the Week: Dr. Alvia Wardlaw, director and curator of TSU's University Museum  KTRK-TV

A former curator at the Museum of Fine Art Houston, Dr. Alvia Wardlaw is now director and curator of TSU's University Museum and professor of art history.

The Hard Life and Questionable Death of Melvin Swift  Houston Press

Melvin Swift was a star on the basketball court, but he struggled to handle a hard life outside it.

Two Yates students charged for having gun on campus  KTRK-TV

Two Yates high school students are facing charges for having a loaded gun on campus.

Ed Banks, honorary mayor of Houston's Third Ward, dies at 75  Houston Chronicle

Ed Banks, who was deemed the honorary mayor of Houston's Third Ward for his commitment to the community's cohesion and uplift, died Thursday. He was 75.

Teen who made false rape report offered support  Houston Chronicle

As community leaders mobilize support for a Yates High School student who admitted she lied about being sexually assaulted last week, Houston police have ...

Third Ward, TX: A Place Once Known As Home  Houston Press

When seeking to keep a heavily populated black community "sacred" to its principles set forth since its inception, residents of Houston's Historic Third Ward now ...

Robotics engineers open horizons for Pasadena students  Chron

PASADENA — Josh Sooknanan always loved building things, but his interest in engineering really took off when he joined a high school robotics team in ...

Houston Native Overcomes Tragedy to Become Youngest African-American Chick-fil-A Owner-Operator in Texas - Press Release  Digital Journal

In August 2018, 29-year-old Joe Anderson will open Chick-fil-A 45 & Almeda as the youngest African-American Chick-fil-A Owner-Operator in Texas. A Third ...

2015 Katy championship team voted greatest all-time Texas high school football team  High School Football America

High School Football America fans have voted the 2015 Katy Tigers as the greatest Texas high school football team of all-time.

Empty shelves, few books in libraries at some HISD schools

Empty shelves and a scarce book selection at some of the schools in Houston's poorest neighborhoods have parents calling for change.

Whistleblower speaks out about allegations of misconduct leveled at assistant principal  KTRK-TV

New details in the case of an HISD assistant principal who's been reassigned from Yates High School. It happened after several girls accused the assistant ...

South Dakota School Makes List of NBC's RISE America Grant Winners  KDLT News

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - A school in White, SD has been awarded a $10000 grant through NBC's R.I.S.E. Grant program inspired by the network's upcoming drama.

Jacob Young announces transfer from Texas Basketball program  HornSports

University of Texas head coach Shaka Smart lost another player on Thursday, just two days after true freshman Mohamed Bamba announced his decision to ...

Former Yates, A&I great Bailey loses fight with cancer  Houston Chronicle

Johnny Bailey, one of the heartbeats of arguably Texas' greatest high school football team and a member of the College Football Hall of Fame as one of the ...

Clown hoax reaches Houston

Now the threats are in Houston, and several schools and police departments are calling them a hoax.

NBC Awards Grants to 50 High School Theatre Departments Ahead of Rise Premiere

The network's R.I.S.E. (Recognizing and Inspiring Student Expression) America grant program provides funds for production expenses, master classes, and ...

PSJA North theater program among 50 recognized nationwide by NBC  Monitor

EDINBURG — Donning horns, furry coats, wings and even knight armors for class is not rare for students at PSJA North High School as their theater class allows ...

In the '60s, Sunnyside thrived. Debra Walker wants that again.  Houston Chronicle

"Some people don't want to see it change," says Debra Walker. But she remembers Sunnyside in the '60s — when the neighborhood was known not for crime, ...

Fort Bend ISD finds historic cemetery near construction site  Houston Chronicle

The 31 marked graves inside Old Imperial Farm Cemetery are rusted and crumbling, markers of a time that Reginald Moore believes Sugar Land hopes to forget ...

Peekskill, Hastings only Westchester schools to win $10K grants for theater programs  The Journal News |

The grants, tied to NBC's new school-theater drama "Rise," will boost drama programs at 2 local high schools.

Damaged Houston ISD schools delayed at least 1 more week  KTRK-TV

Students at multiple damaged Houston ISD schools will not start classes until later in the month as the state's largest school district continues to assess damage ...

HISD finance chief leaving for TSU exec position

The Houston school district's chief financial officer and former interim superintendent, Ken Huewitt, confirmed Thursday he has accepted a job overseeing ...

Charges dropped against mother accused in 1985 child abduction

WARWICK, R.I. -- Charges have been dropped against a Houston woman who was accused of abducting her two daughters from Rhode Island back in 1985.

Local tour guide shares Houston's African-American history...  KPRC Houston

African American history is scattered throughout Houston and residents can see a representation of that on the front of Yates High School in remembrance of ...

Phylicia Rashad returns to her Houston roots  Houston Chronicle

Phylicia Rashad will always be connected to her role as Clair Huxtable on the 1980s hit sitcom "The Cosby Show." [...] there's so much more to her life story, like ...

Charges filed against teen who accidentally shot, killed friend  KPRC Houston

Charges have been filed against a teen who accidentally shot his 16-year-old friend in southwest Houston Friday, according to police.

The Third Ward's fight to manage gentrification  Houston Chronicle

"This is a historic moment," said Assata Richards: No African-American community in a city as large as Houston has ever before taken on gentrification.

Man accused of helping daughter beat girl appears in court  KTRK-TV

A 45-year-old man has been arrested after police say he held down a teenage girl so his daughter could hit her.

Blood and Sugar  Texas Monthly

Can one very determined man get a booming Houston suburb to confront its troubled past?

#WCW: Shanquita Greggs  Houstonia Magazine

Anyone who was alive in 2001 can tell you where they were on September 11. Shanquita Greggs, a native Houstonian and Air Force veteran, was working as a ...

The Last Temptation Of Joseph Young  SB Nation Houston

"Joe Young signed a National Letter of Intent to attend Providence College, and we expect that he will honor that commitment." --Providence Men's Basketball ...

PowderPuff Game Turns Into Shoot Out at Houston School  ABC News

An informal powder-puff football game at a Houston high school turned deadly Wednesday night when gang-related gunfire on the field left one dead and ...

Photos: NFL players with ties to the city of Houston

Houston has always been a hotbed for NFL-level talent, so we compiled a list of current NFL players with ties to the city.

Orie Lemon, Dallas ...

HPD: Teen killed in accidental shooting in southwest Houston  KTRK-TV

Detectives say a teen is dead following an accidental shooting outside a gas station in southwest Houston.

Alma Newsom, trailblazing black television anchor, dies at 70

Alma Joy Newsom, a trailblazing news reporter who was among the first black women to anchor a Houston television broadcast, died Nov. 2 of unknown causes ...

Plant City “rises” to top in nationwide theatre contest  Plant City Observer

Plant City High was one of 50 schools chosen out of 1000 applicants for a $10000 NBC R.I.S.E grant. The money will be used to enhance the school's drama ...

Texas tops nation in teacher sex cases  KTRK-TV

Teachers caught having sex with students rarely see prison time; when prison is the punishment, sentences vary widely and female teachers do not routinely get ...

Dressed to Kilt honors Jim “Mattress Mack” McIngvale

Jim "Mattress Mack" McIngvale, Marcus and Melanie Luttrell and Trae Tha Truth among those honored at Dressed to Kilt event held at Million Air Houston facility, ...

TV One host Roland S. Martin brings 'School Choice is the Black Choice' town to 3 Alabama cities, invites critics

A prominent national news host and school-choice advocate is hosting town halls in Birmingham and Selma this week, confronting a state that has been slow to ...

Borris Miles: New offices, more robust services in Houston's Senate District 13  KTRK-TV

The largest Senate seat in Texas covers much of Houston -- and there's a new man on the job. Senator-elect Borris Miles said he's going to focus on constituent ...

Motive remains a mystery in gay Katy teen's death  Houston Chronicle

Cinco Ranch High School student Spenser Vogt lived in a comfortable gated neighborhood in Katy, drove a nice sports car, worked at a Wal-Mart and had just ...

Damyean Dotson DraftExpress Profile: Stats, Comparisons, and Outlook  DraftExpress

Damyean Dotson DraftExpress Profile: scouting reports, videos, stats and logs.

Artist Michelle Barnes blends art and style  Houston Chronicle

Michelle Barnes' vibrant blue coat reflects her deep love of textiles. She made it in the 1990s by manipulating corduroy into a pinwheel pattern, then ...

Education: Stars of Tyler Perry's "The Haves and the Have Nots" Support Kashmere High School Fundraiser  Black Star News

[Community Announcement]. Fighting To Keep A School Going. The cast members of Tyler Perry's "The Haves and the Have Nots" are set to join in the annual ...

She nurtures culture through art  Houston Chronicle

At the University Museum at Texas Southern University, Alvia Wardlaw stands proudly in front of the "Web of Life," a mural painted by renowned Houston artist ...

Houston's wild days in the 1800s birthed churches that survive today  Houston Chronicle

It was unseemly the way hell kept cropping up when old-timers talked about Texas. Davy Crockett blustered that he was heading to Texas and everyone else ...

Joseph Young DraftExpress Profile: Stats, Comparisons, and Outlook  DraftExpress

Joseph Young DraftExpress Profile: scouting reports, videos, stats and logs.

High school boys basketball: Les Schwab Invitational tournament information

Check the tournament dates, review the schedule and find out where you can get your tickets for the 2011 Les Schwab Invitational high school basketball ...

Black baseball's Houston heritage extended from 1880s to 1950  Houston Chronicle

Major League Baseball picked Eagles as the Astros' nom de plume for Friday's Civil Rights Game against the Baltimore Orioles, but it could as easily have gone ...

Are Your Property Taxes Too High? Thank a Legislator.  Texas Monthly

If your property taxes are too high, blame the Legislature and the shell game it plays with public school finance. First, let's back up. The property tax/school ...

Man gets life in prison for shooting Katy teen  Houston Chronicle

Jurors Friday decided to sentence him to life in prison for shooting Spenser Vogt, a 19-year-old from Katy, for his black two-door convertible, his rings and the ...

How Houston Became Kush City  Houston Press

Sypho Turner is only 56 years old, but when he sits on the trash-strewn pavement below the Southwest Freeway overpass near the Wheeler Metro Station in ...

Heroes of the Sabine Pass  New York Times

How black and white Texans remembered a critical battle of September 1863.

Rice's leading scorer Marcus Evans to transfer

All the momentum and good vibes around the Rice men's basketball program took a hit Monday. Three players announced intentions to transfer in sophomore ...

Timothy Goodall Jr., noted boxing coach, dies at 78  Houston Chronicle

Goodall travelled the world, helping develop hundreds of professional fighters and championship boxers, including two-time national champion Juan Diaz, over ...

Mardi Gras takes over the streets of Galveston  Houston Chronicle

How long has it been since you did the Hokey Pokey? You'll get your chance at Galveston Mardi Gras. More than 350,000 revelers are expected to participate in ...

Along Holman Street, the Past, Present, and Future of the Third Ward  Houstonia Magazine

Witness the rise, fall, and renewal of one of Houston's most iconic neighborhoods.

Top football recruits cannot find Texas Tech (literally): But Lubbock is getting an unfair rap  CultureMap Houston

Poor Texas Tech University often gets a lot of guff. The truth is, though relatively undiscerning, Texas Tech consistently ranks among national universities&.

Restaurant brings community together

On any given day's lunchtime, local officials, faith leaders, businessmen and residents from across the city can be found at Delvin's in North Heights, mingling in ...

Where are they now?  Arizona Desert Swarm

Find out about former Arizona Wildcats basketball players and where they are today...

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