The Clear Springs Chargers golf team dug deep and improved on their opening round total score by three shots in the final round, but had to settle for a disappointing ninth-place finish in the 2017 Class 6A state golf tournament at Legacy Hills in Georgetown.
For a lot of people, life is smoothly moving along with small worries. You and your spouse have a steady job, decent income, kid activities and school, along with weekend festivities and relaxation.
While thunderstorms appear to be out of the picture for the next several days, unsettled conditions will continue through the early part of the upcoming Memorial Day weekend, according to the forecasts.
Austin Westlake came off the first tee hot and did not cool off, scorching the Legacy Hills Golf Course with a first day team total of 288 — an average of 72 strokes per golfer on the par 72 Georgetown, Texas layout. The team of Reid Davenport, Mathew Denton, Michael Rome, Reese Ramsey and T…
Phabulous Phil Mickelson’s latest philm undertaking shows him hawking West Virginia’s Greenbrier Resort and its surrounding environs. The Greenbrier offers golf, first and foremost — along with many other relaxing pursuits and even a course in falconry.
We finally got some rain and it was a nice quantity that should help fishing. For the next couple of days, conditions should be good for hitting the water; however, it looks as if the wind could come back later in the week.
Friday night was a trip down memory lane for eight former Ball High School boys basketball players and their beloved coaches, T. Berry and Jerry Williams.
There must be something in the water that District 21-5A drinks. First it was the Humble Kingwood Park softball team being unsportsmanlike in its playoff series with Santa Fe. Then on Saturday, Crosby’s baseball team unfortunately added its name to the classless list.
Thunderstorms, rather than wind, were the culprit in keeping anglers off the water Sunday. Badly needed rain started early and sent most anglers and beachgoers home for the day. It looks as if the rain will be with us for a few days; however, by midweek, conditions should start shaping up fo…
For the second time in the last three seasons, the Chargers were eliminated at the hands of the Deer, this time dropping Game 3 to the Deer by the final score of 3-2 Saturday at Crosby High School.
The City of Galveston Parks & Recreation Department again is offering its free summer tennis programs for boys and girls, ages 5-18, starting June 5 and lasting through July 14.
The absence of fishing pictures today pretty well tells what fishing was like last week. The whole week was a blowout, as strong winds at times approaching gale force strength kept anglers off the water.
The Ball High Tors’ playoff run came to an end Saturday, as the Crosby Cougars won Game 3 of the best-of-three Class 5A regional quarterfinal series, 4-1.
The Galveston Ball Tors and Crosby Cougars faced off in a deciding Game 3 of the UIL 5A Region III Baseball Quarterfinals on Saturday afternoon in Deer Park.
Deer Park matched Clear Springs' opening-game pitching masterpiece with one of its own to take a 6-1 win in Friday's second contest at Crosby.
This weekend should see a decline in wind velocities; however, there is a trade off. Increasing chances of badly needed rain could interfere with plans to hit the water.
An excellent pitcher’s duel was book-ended by a wild start and an even wilder finish, as the Crosby Cougars took Game 1 of the best-of-three Class 5A regional quarterfinal series, 3-2, Thursday night over the Ball High Tors.
Firefighting involves a lot more than running, but a 5K fun run is one of the events on tap at this weekend’s Firefighter Games in Texas City. The May 20 run is open to the public and gets underway at 7 a.m. in Rainbow Park near the foot of the Texas City Dike.
The Clear Springs Chargers opened their three game regional quarterfinal playoff series with a 1-0 win over Deer Park on Thursday night at Reckling Park.
Clear Lake's Megan Flores and fellow Clear Creek Independent School District rivals, Clear Brook’s Maria Herrera and Andres Padilla, are each three wins away from claiming University Interscholastic League Class 6A state tennis titles.
Last week’s abomination that was Game 6 of the Western Conference Semifinals was yet another reminder that to be a Houston sports fan, having the hide of a rhinoceros is required.
There were no reports on the fishing scene Wednesday as the wind continued to knock out fishing activity. Crabbing also was affected as choppy conditions held things down on that score.
Santa Fe star pitcher Shelbi Sunseri earned another district most valuable player award to highlight the county athletes honored in the 23-5A all-district softball picks.
The annual Pitch, Hit and Run competition drew more than 30 boys and girls, ages 7 to 14, to Friendswood’s Renwick Park on April 25.
As most of you know, I have helped countless people with diets, fitness and weight training. A very common mistake I hear from most people is the desire to compare their bodies with other fit people.
Great weather on Tuesday, but not for fishing! Needless to say the wind was the culprit. When will this spell of strong wind end? The answer, according to the weather forecasts, is sometime over the weekend.
The cruel, unforgiving postseason has whittled Galveston County’s active high school baseball teams down to only two — Ball High and Clear Springs — still in the chase for a state crown.
As surely as J.J. Watt won his own home run derby event at Minute Maid Park the other day, I shall in a few months renew my faith in his ability to inspire and lead the Houston Texans to the 2018 Super Bowl. Meanwhile, I will not expend a lot of energy in an attempt to understand how a softb…
Monday saw some fair catches of trout, reds and other fish by anglers who were on the water early. Par for the course recently, the wind increased later in the morning slowing things down on the fishing scene.
Sunday was my first offshore trip of the season and, while the seas were ideal heading out, an east wind, albeit moderate, changed things around. About 18 miles out large weed patches were numerous and my plan was to fish the seaweed on the way back.
Dickinson teammates Essence Thomas and Koi Johnson were second and third place, respectfully, in the University Interscholastic League state girls Class 6A triple jump competition to headline the Galveston County contingent Saturday.
Backed by phenomenal defense, Clear Springs starting pitcher Riley Schulz had a beauty of an outing with a complete-game three-hit shutout and the Chargers took advantage of scoring opportunities in a 6-0 win over Kingwood on Saturday.
Former O’Connell High School four-time state doubles champion and Buccaneer Hall of Fame charter member Bobby Kleinecke has been named the new executive director of the Texas Tennis Coaches Association.
The Dickinson Gators, making their first second-round playoff appearance since 1996, will have to wait at least one more season to reach the third round, as they were shut out in a winner-take-all Game 3 on Saturday.
Anglers on the water early were greeted by a north wind that was supposed to drop in velocity by Saturday morning. The slow down did not occur until late morning when conditions became inviting for fishing.
After falling behind 1-0 in the top of the first, the Tors countered with a three-run bottom half of the frame, and with a strong pitching performance from Dylan Whitehurst and constant pressure on offense, came through with a 6-2 win Friday over Kingwood Park to sweep their Region III-5A best-of-three area round series.
The Dickinson Gators came up big in the bottom of the fifth inning, sending a total of 11 batters to the plate and scoring seven runs on four hits, en route to an 8-2 victory to tie the Region III-6A area round series 1-1 with the North Shore Mustangs.
The Kingwood Mustangs knotted up the best-of-three Region III-6A area round playoff series with the Clear Springs Chargers after a 4-0 win Friday at Crosby.
The Hitchcock Bulldogs came into Friday's opening game of their Region III-3A area round best-of-three playoff series against the state's top-ranked Class 3A team, the Nacogdoches Central Heights Blue Devils, as big underdogs and were unable to pull off a massive upset, falling 10-0 in five innings.
Friday's schedule of events saw Ball High's Leyha Williams and the High Island boys 4x100-meter relay team fall short of their state title dreams at the UIL state track and field championships at Mike A. Myers Stadium in Austin.