It appears that conditions will start settling and by Sunday we should see some good catches from around the jetties.
With both programs taking major steps forward this season, the Clear Springs Chargers (6-1, 4-0 in district) and Clear Brook Wolverines (5-2, 3-1) square off tonight at Veterans Memorial Stadium in a game that will make a major impact on the 24-6A landscape.
Students from Texas A&M University at Galveston, Galveston College and the University of Texas Medical Branch strut down the seawall in lipstick-red high heels Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016, for the “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” event in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. More than 100 people, including dozens of young men, traded their comfortable footwear to walk a mile in the heels.
The Houston Texans overcame a 23-9 deficit with seven minutes remaining the in the game to defeat the Indianapolis Colts 26-23 in overtime on Sunday Night Football.
The Houston Cougars returned home Saturday night against the Tulsa Golden Hurricane looking to get back on track after last week's loss to Navy. After a back-and-forth first half the teams went to halftime tied at 17. The game remained close in the second half before two solid defense series delivered the Cougars to a 38-31 win in the final seconds.
The Friendswood Mustangs defeated the Clear Creek Wildcats 52-34 at Veterans Memorial Stadium in League City behind a dominant performance by Mustang quarterback Tyler Page.
The Texas City Stings and Fort Bend Willowridge Eagles got off to a slow start on Friday night with no scores in the first quarter. But the Stings came out of the locker room after halftime and didn't waste any time running away with the game for a 41-23 victory.
The Clear Springs Chargers travelled to Dickinson to take on the Gators Friday night. The Chargers took an early lead and never looked back, defeating the Gators 23-7 to remain undefeated in District 24-6A and move ahead of Dickinson in the standings.
The Tors of Ball High School defeated the Santa Fe Indians 28-20 at Joe Raitano Field in Santa Fe Friday, Oct. 7, 2016.
The Houston Texans faced off against the Tennessee Titans at home on Sunday without JJ Watt. Houston got off to a quick start to build an early 14 point lead, but then Tennessee fought back and kept it within a single score the remainder of the game. The Texans managed to hold on for a 27-20 victory.
The Dickinson Gators took on the Clear Lake Falcons at Challenger Columbia Stadium Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016.
The Texas City Stings take on the Santa Fe Indians on Friday, Sept. 30, 2016, at Stingaree Stadium. The Stings defeated Santa Fe 38-21.
The sixth-ranked University of Houston Cougars returned home Thursday night against the University of Connecticut Huskies with a goal of avenging last year's 20-17 loss. Both teams started out slow with no scores in the first quarter, but Houston opened things up in the second and cruised to a 42-14 victory.
The Houston Astros took on the Seattle Mariners in their regular season home finale on Wednesday.
The Friendswood Mustangs and Dickinson Gators got off to a slow start Friday night after a freak rainstorm slowed down the game in the first quarter. However after the skies cleared the Gators took a lead they wouldn't give up. The Mustangs kept things interesting with a solid second half and fell just short as Dickinson hung on to win 21-16.
The Clear Creek Wildcats take on crosstown rivals the Clear Springs Chargers in the Fight for 518 on Friday, Sept. 23, 2016, at Challenger Columbia Stadium in League City.
The Houston Texans avenged their shutoff loss to the Kansas City Chiefs in the playoffs last year with a 19-12 victory on Sunday. The Texans defense kept the Chiefs out of the end zone the entire game, limiting them to four field goals, while kicking four themselves.
The La Marque Cougars fell to the Columbia Roughnecks 14-28 Friday, Sept. 16, 2016.
The Hitchcock Bulldogs take on the Concordia Crusaders on Friday, Sept. 16, 2016, at Bulldog Stadium in Hitchcock.
The Houston Texans opened the 2016 season at home against the Chicago Bears on Sunday afternoon. The Texans started off slow but then found their rhythm as quarterback Brock Osweiler threw for 231 yards and two touchdowns as they defeated the Bears 23-14.
The Clear Creek Wildcats took on The Houston Heights Bulldogs in week three high school football action.
The University of Houston Cougars shutout the Lamar Cardinals at home on Saturday afternoon. The Cougars weren't phased by a three hour weather delay in the first quarter.
Hundreds of runners waited through a morning thunderstorm and a police chase to compete in The Daily News' annual Press Run on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016, in Galveston. The run helps support to the Newspapers in Education program that provides newspapers to classrooms.
The Texas City Stingarees hosted the the Dickinson Gators in week three action. Dickinson claimed the victory 21-7.
The Ball High School Tors faced the Strake Jesuit Crusaders on Friday, Sept. 9, 2016, at Kermit Courville Stadium in Galveston. The Crusaders beat the Tors 30-17.
The Hitchcock Bulldogs defeated East Bernard 24-19 at home in week 2 action.
The No. 15 University of Houston Cougars opened their season Saturday against No. 3 University of Oklahoma in the Texas Kickoff at NRG Stadium. The Cougars held the lead at halftime and never looked back en route to a 33-23 upset victory.
The La Marque Cougars defeated Pro-Vision Academy of Houston at home 36-0 in week two action.
The Houston Texans had little trouble as they defeated the Arizona Cardinals 34-24 in the third week of NFL preseason.
The inaugural varsity football game at Clear Creek ISD's Challenger Columbia Stadium was a heated battle between the Clear Springs Chargers and Pearland Oilers on Friday night. After a one hour weather delay the game got started just after 8 p.m. and never slowed down as the two teams traded scores back and forth. It all came down to the final seconds when a defensive play by the Oilers secured their 28-24 victory.
The Dickinson Gators take on the Fort Bend Elkins Knights on Friday, Aug. 26, 2016, at Sam Vitanza Stadium in Dickinson.
The Friendswood Mustangs squared off against Texas City at Henry Winston Stadium in Friendswood Friday, August 26, 2016.
The La Marque Cougars overcame an eight point halftime deficit, outscoring the Houston Sterling Raiders 16-0 in the second half, to claim a 24-16 week one victory at Etheredge Stadium in La Marque Thursday, August 25, 2016.
The Houston Texans played in front of the home crowd for the first time on Saturday night as they took on the New Orleans Saints in Preseason Week 2. Most players saw playing time including League City's Tevin Jones, a rookie trying to make the team. Rookie cheerleader Mallory Moore from Dickinson made her debut as well. The Texans defeated the Saints 16-9 and return home next Sunday afternoon against the Cardinals in Preseason Week 3.
After a break from the heat on Wednesday, the Houston Texans brought training camp back outside in full pads on Thursday in front of a crowd of 4,705 spectators. The team will take Friday off before returning to the Methodist Training Center on Saturday morning.
The Houston Texans opened their 2016 Training Camp on Sunday morning without two of their star players. Defensive End and three-time NFL Defensive Player of the Year J.J. Watt is recovering from back surgery and Pro Bowl wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins held out of practice over a contract dispute. Rookie wide receiver Tevin Jones, a League City native and graduate of Clear Creek High School is in camp hoping to make the team.
Dragon boat teams from Texas and Louisiana competed Sunday, July 10, 2016, in the Texas Dragon Boat Association's Island Party that was part of Island Paddle's 4th annual Ocean Fest. Paddling to the beat of a drummer on the 40-foot boats, the 20 paddlers and steersperson raced the traditional Hong Kong-style BuK dragon boats on a 300-meter course on Offatts Bayou at Moody Gardens in Galveston.
The Houston Astros fell just short in a come from behind effort at Minute Maid Park on Saturday afternoon. Entering the bottom of the ninth inning trailing the Oakland Athletics 3-0 the Astros drove in two runs but couldn't replicate Luis Valbuena's heroics from Friday night, falling 3-2.
More than 470 seniors graduated from Clear Creek High School on Sunday, June 5, 2016, during their Commencement ceremony at Challenger Columbia Stadium.
Friendswood High School held their Commencement ceremony Saturday, June 4, 2016, at the Dan Coleman Coliseum in Spring.
More than 200 graduates from the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine received their degrees Saturday, June 4, 2016, during their Commencement ceremony at the Moody Gardens Convention Center.
A rain delay and shortened ceremony didn't dampen the spirits of the 605 Dickinson High School seniors who comprised the Class of 2016 on Friday night.
Hitchcock High School held their Commencement ceremony Friday, June 3, 2016, at Bulldog Stadium. It was one of the largest classes at the school with 75 students. Bailey Bohannon and Katie Pineda were honored with their dipolma's awarded posthumously.
Texas City High School held their Commencement ceremony Friday, June 3, 2026, at Stingaree Stadium.
Santa Fe High School graduates didn't let a little rain dampen their spirits Friday, June 3, 2016, as they took the field at Joe Raitano Stadium for their Commencement ceremony. Family and friends filled the stands to see the 314 seniors graduate.
La Marque High School held its 2016 commencement ceremony Friday, June 3, 2016.
More than 400 Ball High School graduates received their diplomas Thursday, June 2, 2016, during their commencement ceremony at the Moody Gardens Convention Center.
Clear Springs High School held its 2016 Commencement Ceremony at Challenger Columbia Stadium in Webster Thursday, June 2, 2016.
Clear Falls High School held its 2016 Commencement Ceremony at Challenger Columbia Stadium in Webster Wednesday, June 1, 2016.
Lifeguards with the Galveston Island Beach Patrol geared up for the summer months by participating in their "night swim", a grueling race that features running, swimming, paddle boarding and other skills needed for their crucial job.
O'Connell College Preparatory School held their Commencement ceremony Thursday, May 26, 2016, at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston.
More than 30 contestants modeled vintage and vintage-inspired swimwear Saturday, May 21, 2016, during the seventh annual Galveston Island Beach Revue at the Hotel Galvez and Spa's Beach Central.
Crawfish and music enthusiasts gathered in Dickinson for the Red, White & Bayou Crawfish and Texas Music Festival Saturday, May 21, 2016. The annual event featured live music, vendors, games and rides and , of course, crawfish.
Texas A&M University Galveston held its 2016 Commencement Ceremony at the Galveston Island Convention Center Saturday, May 14, 2016. About 250 students including Midshipmen in the Texas A&M Maritime Academy were awarded their degrees at the event.
College of the Mainland held two Commencement ceremonies Saturday, May 14, 2016, at the Abundant Life Center in La Marque.
Galveston College held their 49th annual Commencement on Friday, May 13, 2016, at the Galveston Island Convention Center. This year's graduating class had nearly 500 graduates who received more than 570 associated degrees and certificates.
Texas City celebrated Mexican heritage with the annual Cinco de Mayo Festival at Nessler Park Saturday, April 30, 2016. The free event featured a parade, food, musical and dance performances as well as cultural displays.
The University of Texas Medical Branch’s School of Nursing held its commencement ceremony Friday, April 29, 2016, at the Moody Gardens Convention Center in Galveston. More than 450, of the school's 607 graduates this year, participated in the ceremony.
Rodeo Riders of all ages came out to compete in the CPRA Rodeo at the Galveston County Fair and Rodeo Friday. The rodeo action continues Saturday.
The first night of rodeo action took place at the Galveston County Fair and Rodeo as riders from across the region came out to compete in the CPRA Rodeo. In addition to rodeo action, fair-goers continued to take in the sights and sound of the annual fair.
Youths from across the county participated in the annual Junior Livestock Auction at the Galveston County Fair and Rodeo in Hitchcock Wednesday, April 13, 2016.
The County and Market Steer show got underway Tuesday, April 12, 2016, at the Galveston County Fair & Rodeo in Hitchcock. Area youth washed and groomed their steer, which they have been raising for several months, for the judges in the show ring.
The 78th annual Galveston County Fair & Rodeo is underway at Jack Brooks Park in Hitchcock and continues through Sunday April 17. The livestock barn is busy with youth from the area showing animals they've raised, from broiler hens and market rabbits to lambs, goats and steer.
Riders from the Galveston County area tested their horses and their barrel racing skills Monday, April 11, 2016, during the exhibition barrel racing session at the Galveston County Fair & Rodeo in Hitchcock.
After starting the season in New York, the Houston Astros returned to Minute Maid Park for their home opener on Monday night against the Kansas City Royals. The home team took an early lead that it never relinquished in route to an 8-2 victory over the defending World Champions. Starter Collin McHugh threw seven scoreless innings and Colby Rasmus hit his third home run of the season in the win.
The Friendswood Lady Mustangs continued their playoff journey at home against the Fort Bend Clements Lady Rangers on Tuesday night. Despite an even matching the Mustangs controlled the game and kept solid pressure on the Rangers for 80 minutes of regulation. Tied 0-0 the teams headed for overtime. Just as it was starting to look like a shoot-out was inevitable Clements pushed an attack with only six minutes left on the clock that resulted in the match's only goal and a victory.
The Houston Astros and Milwaukee Brewers faced off in the spring training finale on Friday afternoon at Minute Maid Park. The Astros won the game 4-2 to finish with an 18-11 spring record going into the season with high expectations from fans and analysts alike. Houston opens the season on Monday against the Yankees in New York and don't return for the home opener until April 11.
After a slow start, the Ball High School Lady Tors defeated the Dayton Broncos 57-48 in the Area Round of the Girls Basketball 5A Playoffs in Baytown.
The Mystic Krewe of Aquarius' 20th annual Fat Tuesday Parade brought an end to the Mardi Gras celebrations in Galveston.
Dogs, cats, pigs, ferrets, snakes, along with a pony and a chicken and their owners paraded Sunday February 7, 2016, through downtown Galveston for the 18th annual Krewe of Barkus and Meoux Parade.
The Firefighters Local 571 hosted the annual Mardi Gras Children's Parade on Sunday February 7, 2016, in Galveston. The parade, with floats full of children and their families, brought the second weekend of Mardi Gras to a close.
Mardi Gras in Galveston is in full swing with numerous parades and performances including the Z Krewe 22nd Z Procession and the Knights of Momus Grand Night Parade.
The second weekend of Mardi Gras continues in Galveston on Saturday February 6, 2016, with the annual Krewe d' Esprit Rosaire Parade.
The second weekend of Mardi Gras gets rolling Friday with the Danny Weber Memorial Fire Truck Parade, Krewe Babalu's 11th annual All Krewe Parade and the Krewe of Maximilian Parade. The Quaker City String Band of the Philadelphia Mummers also made an appearance to play for the Krewe of Eiland's balcony party, as well as American rapper Pitbull, who performed at the 20th annual San Luis Salute.
Mardi Gras activities continued across Galveston Saturday with numerous parades and performances, including the Mystic Krewe of Aquarius Parade, the Krewe of Gambrinus Parade and the Zaniest Golf Cart Parade.
Mardi Gras in Galveston official kicked off Friday night with the George P. Mitchell Parade and the 6th Annual Funky Uptown Umbrella Brigade sponsored by the Daily News. Costumed revelers took to the streets of downtown Galveston to take in the sights and sounds.
Texas City rang in Mardi Gras with the second annual Mainland Mardi Gras Parade Saturday, January 23, 2016. Costumed revelers, school groups, bands and local law enforcement agencies and first responders took part in a colorful parade, which was preceded by a fun run. Mardi Gras activities continue in the county this week with parades in Galveston held next weekend.
The 5th annual Polar Plunge to benefit Special Olympics Texas was held at Stewart Beach in Galveston, Texas Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016. Over three hundred costumed plungers braved water temperatures in the mid 50s at the event, which is the largest of its type in the state.
The Annual King-Fest MLK Day Parade was held in Galveston Saturday, January 16, 2016.
The Kansas City Chiefs dominated the Houston Texans in an AFC Wildcard Playoff on Saturday at NRG Stadium. The Chiefs returned the opening kickoff for a touchdown and then cruised to a 30-0 shutout over the Texans. Brian Hoyer threw four interceptions and J.J. Watt left the game twice with an injury.
The Houston Texans capped off the regular season with a 30-6 victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars. The victory clinched the AFC South title and guarantees a home playoff game next weekend.
Each year The Daily News publishes hundreds, if not thousands, of images taken by The Daily News’ photo staff. As 2016 gets underway, Photo Editor Jennifer Reynolds and photojournalists Stuart Villanueva and Kevin M. Cox look back on their favorite photos of 2015.
The LSU Tigers and Texas Tech Red Raiders clashed at NRG Stadium in the Advocare V100 Texas Bowl Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2015. LSU dominated the game 56-27 behind the running of Tiger star Leonard Fournette, who was named the game's MVP.
Paul Hopkins Park in Dickinson is aglow with the holiday spirit for the 18th Annual Dickinson Festival of Lights. The free event is open until December 31 from 6-9pm nightly, weather permitting, and features brilliantly lit Christmas displays, music, food and visits from Santa. for parking and shuttle information visit www.dickinsonfestivaloflights.org
The Houston Texans faced the New England Patriots on Sunday Night Football with a chance to move into first place in the AFC South. However Tom Brady and the Patriots made short work of the Texans cruising to a 27-6 victory while forcing Texans quarterback Brian Hoyer from the game to be evaluated for a concussion.
Downtown Galveston was transformed into the Victorian Era of Charles Dickens for the Dickens on The Strand festival. The annual Christmas event draws thousands and features carolers, food and crafts.
The Houston Texans came out hot against the New Orleans Saints on Sunday and cruised to a 24-6 win to move above the .500 mark for the first time all season and remain tied for first place in the AFC South.
The Houston Texans returned home to NRG Stadium Sunday afternoon after their upset victory in Cincinnati on Monday night. With T.J. Yates under center and a strong showing by the defense Houston put up a solid 24-17 victory over the New York Jets to even their season record at 5-5.
The 2015 Lone Star Rally is being held in Galveston this weekend. The annual event draws hundreds of thousands of bikers and motorcycle enthusiasts.
The Houston Texans bounced back from an embarrassing loss in Miami last week with a 20-6 win over the Tennessee Titans at home on Sunday. The Texans defense led by Whitney Mercilus had a big game forcing three turnovers and sacking Titans quarterback Zach Mettenberger seven times. The team has a bye next week before traveling to Cincinnati to face the Bengals in Week 10.
Get a behind the scenes look at how The Daily News photographically covered the big football game between Dickinson and Clear Creek.
The Astros and Royals met again Monday for Game 4 of the American League Division Series with Houston up two games to one. Kansas City struck first but Houston managed to climb ahead in the fifth inning before doubling their runs in the seventh for a solid 6-2 lead that looked like it would secure an ALCS appearance. However the bullpen was unable to maintain the lead and allowed the Royals to roar back with five runs in the eighth and two more in the ninth to secure a 9-6 victory over the Astros. The two clubs will square off for the final time in a decisive Game 5 on Wednesday in Kansas City with the season on the line.
The Houston Astros returned home to Minute Maid Park on Sunday to continue the American League Division Series against the Kansas City Royals. With the series tied 1-1 going into Game 3, Dallas Keuchel took the mound and held the Royals to only one run on five hits in seven innings. The Astros bats didn't wake up until the fifth inning but then did just enough damage to secure a 4-2 win. The teams return to action for Game 4 on Monday at noon when the Astros will have the opportunity to punch their ticket to the American League Championship Series.
The Clear Spring Chargers face the Friendswood Mustangs on Saturday Oct. 10, 2015, at Veterans Memorial Stadium in League City. The Mustangs defeated the Chargers 42-35.
The Butler Longhorn Museum in League City hosted the Texas Gathering and 21st Annual Oak Tree Festival, which celebrates Texan heritage and includes live music, a chili cook-off, art exhibits and more. The event continues Sunday with a car and bike show.
The Santa Fe Indians take on the Ridge Point Panthers on Friday Oct. 9, 2015, at Joe Raitano Stadium in Santa Fe. The panthers defeated the Indians 49-7.
The Texas City Stingarees defeated the Galveston Ball Tors 29-22 at Stingaree Stadium in Texas City Friday, Oct. 9, 2015.
The Houston Texans had a quick turnaround after their blowout loss on Sunday and faced the Indianapolis Colts Thursday night. After a slow start Houston pulled to within 3 at halftime. The Texans looked like they would tie it up with a late fourth quarter drive before Brian Hoyer threw an interception to Mike Adams to seal the loss.
The Clear Falls Knights took on the Dickinson Gators at Veterans Memorial Stadium in League City Thursday, October 8, 2015.
Model railroad enthusiasts were on hand for the Galveston Railroad Museum Train Show Saturday, October 3, 2015. The event, which continues Sunday, featured numerous detailed railroad layouts including Lego train sets presented by the Texas Brick Railroad.
The Texas City Stingarees defeated the Marshall Buffalos 28-21 in Texas City Friday, Oct. 2, 2015.
The Ball High Tors take on the Fort Bend Elkins Knights for their homecoming game Friday Oct. 2, 2015, at Kermit Courville Stadium in Galveston. The Knights defeated the Tors 21-13.
Galveston native Mike Evans and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers came to Houston on Sunday to face the Houston Texans in NFL week 3. Evans had seven catches for 101 yards in a slow back and forth game that ultimately saw the Texans come away with a 19-9 win for their first victory of the season.
Friendswood traveled to League City on Saturday afternoon to face Clear Falls in the teams' District 24-6A opener. The Mustangs got off to a fast start and never looked back, playing homecoming spoiler by defeating the Knights 39-7.
The Astros and Angels played a businessman's special on Wednesday afternoon which also served as the rubber game of the series and the team's final meeting of the season. After another slow start Houston battled back to take the lead in the seventh inning. Unfortunately once again the bullpen couldn't hold on and Los Angeles reclaimed a lead the next inning that they wouldn't relinquish as they claimed a 6-5 win.
A pair of Red-Tailed Hawks that were rehabilitated by the Wildlife Center of Texas were released back into the wild Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015.
The Hitchcock Bulldogs defeat KIPP Sunnyside 56-0 Friday Sept. 18, 2015, at Bulldog Stadium in Hitchcock.
The La Marque Cougars took the field against Brazosport at Etheredge Stadium in La Marque Friday, Sept. 18, 2015.
Galveston firefighters battle a house fire in the 1100 block of 31st Street on Sunday Sept. 13, 2015. One firefighter was injured battling the blaze that caused extensive damage to the house and also damaged a neighboring home.
The Houston Texans opened their season Sunday with a lackluster performance against the Kansas City Chiefs. Quarterback Brian Hoyer threw an interception on the Texans first offensive play of the game and things went downhill from there, with Houston trailing 27-9 at halftime. J.J. Watt put on his usual performance recording two sacks, six tackles for loss and three quarterback hits. A fourth quarter change to put Ryan Mallett in at QB is the only reason the Texans walked away with a respectable 27-20 final score in the loss.