Tigers won first meetings easily, but Mavericks hope for rebound The high school football game Houston-area fans have been hoping to see all season finally is here. Katy and Manvel cruised to regional semifinal victories Friday at NRG Stadium, setting up the anticipated Class 6A Division II regional championship game. Manvel beat Channelview (71-21) and Clear Creek (70-56) in its previous two playoff games. Manvel boasts high-profile recruits in quarterback D'Eriq King (TCU), running back D'Vaughn Pennamon (Mississippi) and wide receiver Reggie Hemphill (Texas). Led in part by linebacker Paddy Fisher (Northwestern) and defensive backs Collin Wilder (Houston) and Travis Whillock (Northwestern), the Tigers have given up 38 points in 13 games.
Late TD gives Tigers victory Dontre Thomas' touchdown pass to Kolten Mackey as time expired and a converted two-point try sent Silsbee past El Campo 43-42 on Friday night at Moorhead Stadium in the Region 3-4A Division I semifinals. Dove had 30 carries for 222 yards and four touchdowns.
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In recent years, both have been denied travel visas multiple times, but in a news release issued Wednesday by the hospital, the family announced the visas have been granted. The announcement was made more than two weeks after Chapra's friends and family began a governmental petition to expedite a B-2 travel visa for the parents. Chapra's family in Houston, including her aunt and legal guardian, Neelam Ghanchi, said they are not providing any interviews at this time. Chapra has suffered her entire life from a severe case of combined B and T cell immunodeficiency that has made her immune system brittle as paper. Given Chapra's short time to live, her friends started an online petition drive that sought to persuade the Obama administration to expedite a B-2 travel visa for Chapra's parents. The website exists for citizens to call for the federal government to take action on a range of issues.