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The Galveston County Daily News: In Focus

August 25, 2016

In Focus

In Focus is the photography blog from The Daily News staff photographers. Here we'll bring you extra photos, behind the scenes details and anything else you'd like to know about photography in the newspaper. Feel free to ask questions or bring up topics you'd like discussed in the comments.

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Photos: Texans vs. Saints preseason

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.

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Thursday 08/04/2016
Photos: Houston Texans Training Camp Day 5
Posted: August 04, 2016

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.

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Sunday 07/31/2016
Photos: Houston Texans Training Camp
Posted: July 31, 2016

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.

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Sunday 07/10/2016
Dragon boats battle on Offatts Bayou
Posted: July 10, 2016

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.

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Saturday 07/09/2016
Photos: Astros vs. Athletics
Posted: July 09, 2016

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.

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Sunday 06/05/2016
Photos: Clear Creek High School 2016 Commencement
Posted: June 05, 2016

More than 470 seniors graduated from Clear Creek High School on Sunday, June 5, 2016, during their Commencement ceremony at Challenger Columbia Stadium.

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Saturday 06/04/2016
Photos: Friendswood High School 2016 Commencement
Posted: June 04, 2016

Friendswood High School held their Commencement ceremony Saturday, June 4, 2016, at the Dan Coleman Coliseum in Spring.

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Photos: UTMB School of Medicine 2016 Commencement
Posted: June 04, 2016

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.

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Photos: 2016 Dickinson High School Graduation
Posted: June 04, 2016

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.

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Photos: Hitchcock High School 2016 Commencement
Posted: June 04, 2016

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.

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