Fulshear High School senior Briana Roberson is coming off a historic year with the Chargers after earning
three state medals in cross country and swimming.
Roberson will be taking that wealth of talent to the Peach State in the fall of 2021.
The Fulshear swimming Twitter account announced Roberson has verbally committed to swim for the University of Georgia, who are the seven-time national champions, with the most recent in 2016.
Georgia’s coach is Jack Bauerle, who has been in charge of the Bulldogs’ program for over 40 years.
Roberson was selected as an All-American in two swimming events: the 200-yard freestyle and the 100-yard freestyle.
The junior Charger finished second in the 200 free with a time of one minute and 49.81 seconds at the 2019 state meet.
Roberson added a second silver medal in the 200 free later in the day with a time of 50.70.
Roberson had the 66th best time in both events among high school girl swimmers in each respective event.
Roberson helped the Chargers also finish in ninth place in the girls’ 200-yard freestyle relay.
Fulshear junior forward Isaiah Barganier added another scholarship offer list this past week with a nod from McNeese State University.
Barganier is coming off a sophomore campaign where he was named to the District 25-4A all-district boys basketball team.
Barganier already has an offer from Rice University that he received in February. The Charger will be helping Fulshear in its return back to Class 5A this coming season.
McNeese State University is located in Lake Charles, La. The Cowboys are an NCAA Division I program and a member of the Southland Conference.
Swinging a hot stick
Needville sophomore Nathan Elster was named a Five Toll Baseball player of the game earlier this month. Elster is playing summer baseball with the South Texas Sliders. Elster was 3-3 with four RBIs and two runs scored.
Elster and the Sliders won the 2020 Texas Premier 15U State Championship tournament over the weekend with a 5-1 mark.
Elite Underclassmen camp
Foster sophomore quarterback JT Fayard and Fulshear sophomore running back Chris Gore took part in the ESPN300 Elite Underclassmen Camp over the week.
The campers took part in instruction from former NFL players at R.L. Anderson Stadium in Mansfield.
Grichuk, Blue Jays to be road warriors
Lamar Consolidated High School alumnus Randal Grichuk and the Toronto Blue Jays will not play MLB’s 60-game season in Toronto.
The Canadian government banned the Blue Jays from hosting games on Saturday through a press release.
The United States-Canadian border has been closed to non-essential travel through Aug. 21. A 14-day quarantine is required for those who do cross.
The Rodgers Centre will not host games, leading the Blue Jays to play potentially at Pittsburgh Pirates’ PNC Park and the Baltimore Orioles’ Oriole Park at Camden Yards.
Grichuk has batted .311 (19x61) with 12 extra-base hits and 10 RBIs in 16 games at Camden Yards. He checks in at .320 (24x75) with 10 extra-base hits and 11 RBIs in 16 games at PNC Park.