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The Galveston County Daily News: In Focus

July 28, 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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Dragon boats battle on Offatts Bayou

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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Photos: Texas City High School Commencement
Posted: June 04, 2016

Texas City High School held their Commencement ceremony Friday, June 3, 2026, at Stingaree Stadium.

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Photos: Santa Fe High School Commencement
Posted: June 04, 2016

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.

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Friday 06/03/2016
Photos: La Marque High School 2016 Graduation
Posted: June 03, 2016

La Marque High School held its 2016 commencement ceremony Friday, June 3, 2016. 

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