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.
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Texas A&M offensive lineman Jake Matthews is expected to be a high draft pick in the 2014 NFL draft.
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Ball High graduate and current Texas A&M wide receiver Mike Evans has been projected to be a first-round pick in the NFL draft and has racked up 1,101 yards and 11 touchdowns in eight games this season.