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The Friendswood Mustangs' strong start (5-1 overall, 3-0 in District 24-6A) has been a testament to strong performances from an offensive line led by senior Max Yarbrough.

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Monday’s ALCS Game 3 was one the Houston Astros weren’t supposed to win. The New York Yankees had their ace pitcher C.C. Sabathia starting the game, had the home field advantage, and were in essentially a must-win situation.

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Ball High golfers had a few tricks in their golf bags as they treated themselves recently to a bewitching victory over the Stingaree golfers from Texas City to prevail in the annual Causeway Cup matches.

  • By CAPT. JOE KENT
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The cold front that passed through Sunday generated a lot of interest in flounder fishing. Several readers asked if this would trigger the annual run and what if any other effects might it have on fishing.

  • By MANUEL MORENO JR. Correspondent
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The 11-4 Mustangs, third-place finishers in District 24-6A, begin team tennis postseason play Tuesday against the same team they eliminated last year in the first round.

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Houston Texans fans have had their fair share of reasonable gripes with the franchise and plenty of let-downs, as well, (some of them very recently), but Sunday’s game at NRG Stadium reminded fans that things could always be worse — you could be rooting for the Cleveland Browns.

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The Houston Cougars dropped their first conference game of the season, falling to the Tulsa Golden Hurricane in a 45-17 loss on the road Saturday afternoon.

  • By MESHACH SULLIVAN Correspondent
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The Texas Southern Tigers remained winless on the season after a 23-16 loss to the Alabama State Hornets on Saturday.

  • By MANUEL MORENO JR.
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Patrick McEnroe will be the keynote speaker and clinician at the Texas Tennis Coaches Association’s annual convention on Dec. 1-3, once again being hosted by Horseshoe Bay Resort in Marble Falls.

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The Houston Astros beat the New York Yankees 2-1 in Game 2 of the American League Championship Series at Minute Maid Park on Saturday. Houston leads 2-0 as the Series moves to New York on Monday.

  • By CAPT. JOE KENT
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It is always difficult to determine just how good or bad fishing is based on very few anglers fishing. Well, this weekend the fishermen were back and the reports indicated some excellent action all around the Galveston area.

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On Friday the 13th, anything less than a Game 1 win for the Houston Astros would’ve been a nightmare on Crawford Street, considering all the favorable factors heading into the ALCS contest.

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The Clear Springs Chargers find themselves at 3-1 overall and so far, unbeaten in District 24-6A play at 2-0. The Dickinson Gators, on the other hand, are still searching for their first district victory, coming in at 2-2 overall but 0-2 in district competition. 

  • By BRIAN MOUSER Correspondent
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The Friendswood Mustangs improved to 3-0 in District 24-6A with a dismantling of their crosstown rival Clear Brook Wolverines by a final score of 35-7, last night at Henry Winston Stadium.

  • By STEVEN HADLEY
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Surfing doesn’t follow a set schedule, say the way a football or baseball game might. There’s no printed calendar that tells you when there are going to be waves or where the best surf might be breaking on a given day.

  • By CAPT. JOE KENT
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The unseasonably warm weather continues, in fact you may recall earlier this week we mentioned Stan Blazyk’s comment about October being well on its way to being the warmest ever in Galveston.

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The Cougars (4-1 overall, 2-0 in the American Athletic Conference) have turned their attention to this week’s conference road game against the Tulsa Golden Hurricane (1-5, 0-2).

  • By CAPT. JOE KENT
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Thursday was another Chamber of Commerce-type day, as nice warm weather continued over our area. Not much was taking place locally on the fishing scene; however, there were a few anglers fishing around the Texas City Dike, Seabrook/Kemah Channel and Galveston Ship Channel areas.

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The Astros held a second pre-ALCS workout open to the media at Minute Maid Park on Thursday afternoon. Houston will open the American League Championship Series against the New York Yankees at home on Friday night.

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All season, the simple phrase “earn it” has been the Houston Astros’ mantra and at the center of the team’s marketing. As the Astros awaited their American League Championship Series opponent Wednesday, what they’ve now earned and how they earned it came into focus.

  • By CAPT. JOE KENT
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A beautiful fall-like day prevailed around Galveston on Wednesday. Gusty north winds kept anglers off the water; however, all of that should be short-lived, as a wind shift back to the southeast is forecast for Thursday and the remainder of this week.

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The Astros held a pre-ALCS workout open to the media on Wednesday afternoon at Minute Maid Park. Houston advanced to the American League Championship Series with their win over Boston on Monday but will not know who they face in the next round until after the Cleveland Indians and New York Y…

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Galveston native Tilman Fertitta was formally introduced as the new owner of the Houston Rockets at a press conference Tuesday at the Toyota Center in Houston.

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Friendswood’s march toward an undefeated District 24-6A championship season hit a rocky road Tuesday night at Clear Brook High School, but the Lady Mustangs survived a stiff challenge from a tough Wolverines squad to record a 25-21, 19-25, 25-22, 29-27 win.

  • By DAVID TEPERA
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Here we go, for the next nine months there are multiple professional sports to enjoy. October and November are the only two months of the year where we get to watch pro basketball, football and baseball. Of course, if you’re an ice hockey fan, then this is your season, too.

  • By CAPT. JOE KENT
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Relief from the unseasonably warm weather finally arrived; however, it may be a temporary respite. Tuesday, a brisk northerly wind pushed across the Galveston Bay Complex, and while it eliminated most fishing plans for that day, we did see cooler temperatures.

  • By GEAN LEONARD
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It might be too early for sightings of ghosts and goblins, but Monday, Oct. 16 is sure to feature its share of bogeymen when Moody Gardens Golf Course hosts the 28th annual Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce golf tournament.

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Monday’s Houston Astros-Boston Red Sox American League Division Series Game 4 at Fenway Park had just about everything fans could hope to see in a dramatic postseason game.