Around 1,200 people lost power in Galveston on Friday morning, after a Waste Management trash truck took down a utility pole near Seawall Boulevard.
After hosting 110 teams and raising more than $3,000 during the inaugural Cougar Beach Bash, the sand volleyball tournament returns to East Beach with more than 150 players preregistered for the event.
Except for the heat, near-perfect conditions for fishing prevailed over the Galveston area on Friday. Anglers on the water early had the best luck and just about all of the typical summertime hot spots paid off.
Kaitlin McGraw referees a bout between Mark Scibinico, left, and James Guthrie.
James Guthrie,left, and Kenneth Shelton fencing.
Kenneth Shelton, left, and Mark Scibinico fencing.
Dylan Grey, left, parries an attack by Hans Weant in a Youth 10 & Under foil competition.