Anyone who thinks the Clear Creek Wildcats volleyball program will be resting on its laurels this season following a record-breaking 2016 campaign in which the team had a run to the Class 6A state championship match, they’d be sorely mistaken.
Have you seen the signs or felt that feeling yet? It’s not even August yet, but the little indicators that it is once again time for the high school sports season have started to pop up.
Galveston County-based track and field club Texas Fusion Elite will be going for the gold this weekend, as the team will send a contingent on a trip far up north for the AAU National Junior Olympics.
A few readers have asked about the recent spell of southwest winds. They want to know if this is an unusual weather pattern for Galveston. The quick answer is no!
Former Central High School athlete, Gerald “Vic” Pope, was inducted into the Prairie View Interscholastic League Coaches Association Hall of Fame on Saturday for his time playing high school basketball and football.
Amanda King went in for an interview Wednesday hoping to be the next Ball High head girls basketball coach. Just a few hours later that evening, King was being introduced to the school board as the Lady Tors' newest hire.
The 146th Open Championship is in the books, and Jordan Spieth is bringing the claret jug to his home state, Texas. Spieth is not the first Texan to win the Open, but he is quickly gaining on the “Wee Ice Mon” Ben Hogan as the most popular.
The southwest wind continued to blow Monday, and, with the hot conditions associated with wind from that direction, fishing was limited to the early part of the day.
This time around, the hare finally beat the tortoise. Jordan Spieth did not actually rewrite the well known fable and bedtime story; he did however rewrite a portion of golf history.
Of the five finalists in the voting, only one attended a school smaller than Santa Fe, but, nevertheless, the small town rallied to overwhelmingly anoint Indians’ two-sport standout Josh Blankenship as the 2016-17 Galveston County boys athlete of the year.
Several factors combined gave Clear Springs' Christian Waller a slight edge for the sports editor’s vote for the 2016-17 Galveston County boys athlete of the year among a field of five highly distinguished finalists.
League City’s Christopher and Mathew Crookston teamed up to win the father-son doubles event at the Missouri City Community Tennis Association July Open tennis tournament.
Saturday, early morning thunderstorms kept many anglers off of the water; however, later in the day conditions started settling and the fishing resumed. By press time Saturday no reports were in; however, Friday was a different story with good action taking place early.
For most surfers, venturing to South Africa and riding the famed right-hand point break at Jeffreys Bay would be a dream come true.
Only 21 of the previous 145 Open Championships have ended with a playoff. At the halfway point of the 146th competition, Jordan Spieth seems determined to see to that 22nd playoff does not take place tomorrow.
Friday’s action centered on offshore fishing, as Gulf anglers, especially those with smaller boats, eyed the light winds and slight chances of rain.
Under the guidance of a new, but familiar, head coach, the Dickinson Lady Gators volleyball program this season will look to become the latest team at the school in recent years to snap a long postseason drought.
As a decades-long sun lover, it pains me to say this, but running and summer sun aren’t a healthy combination. Several medical studies have found that distance runners have an increased risk of skin cancer, largely because of their exposure to the sun.
Thursday was another great day for fishing around Galveston. That is unless the midday heat bothers you and if it does, you are not alone. The fish do not like it either and tend to run to deeper holes and wait it out.
With a solid core returning, the Friendswood Lady Mustangs will be looking to build on their success from last season.
Despite their impressive record, the Houston Astros have two positions where they should upgrade at before the trade deadline hits: starting pitching and relief pitching. Now, this isn’t a new topic of conversation in this column, but it’s one that this week became much more relevant than before.
Wednesday showers were scattered around the Galveston Bay Complex; however, they were not nearly as widespread as earlier this week. They did not seem to adversely affect fishing as anglers out on the water early scored well with catches.
With nine returning varsity players from last year’s playoff team, the Clear Falls Knights will boast an experience advantage over just about every team in 24-6A.
There’s much in your lives that seems ordinary because it’s what keeps our stress levels low. For some of you, your ordinary life doesn’t feel like it’s going anywhere. Just the typical daily grind and routine day after day.
Rain kept anglers off of the water most of the day Tuesday except for those hitting the water at the first light of day and for a few boaters who endured the rain to fish West Bay.
The Hustle 11U Premier baseball team from Texas City was recently crowned champions at the Travel Ball National Championship in Atlanta.
Head coach Mark Kanipes feels his team can compete in District 23-5A, and with the wealth of talent the Santa Fe Indians return on offense, there’s optimism that the program can make its first visit to the postseason since 2009.
If you like good music, then the place to be this Friday is the Moody Gardens Golf Course. If you like freshly prepared and delicious seafood, then go out to Moody Gardens Golf Course this Friday. If you’d like to turn a $20 investment into $250, $500 or even $1,000 — Moody Gardens Golf Cour…
Monday, the beachfront was calm with clear-green water all the way to the beach. Such conditions almost always signal excellent fishing, and it was close to that Sunday and Monday.
This is not my first time covering a live tournament or sporting event. I have covered many sporting events. However, I have never covered a virtual reality event, and Sunday’s event was the second tournament in a series for the world’s first active Virtual Reality eSports tournament.
Anglers fishing the surf near San Luis Pass found some excellent action on a variety of fish early Sunday. Trout, reds, black drum, jack crevalle, sharks, lady fish and blue fish were reported by waders in the water at daybreak.
Everyone loves an underdog tale; look no further than the fan voting for the 2016-17 Galveston County girls athlete of the year for evidence of that.
When it comes to being a key component to an athletic program’s success, Caitlyn Burroway’s impact on Clear Creek in her senior season was not only unmatched this past year in the county, but will not likely be matched for years to come.
Friendswood's Max Pearson advanced to today's men's open singles final at the Missouri City Community Tennis Association July Open tennis tournament.
Saturday could be one of those windows of outstanding action in the surf and offshore. Light northerly winds are in the forecast and that usually signals hot action along the beachfront.
The Moody Gardens golf course started its third golf camp this summer Tuesday while giving coaching advice to the junior golf campers about their game and the game of golf itself.
July 15 is the unofficial midpoint of summer, and it’s also an even bigger milestone: On Saturday morning, it will be exactly eight weeks until we toe the line at the fifth annual Daily News Press Run.
The Ohana Surf & Skate will host the 2017 Surf Dog Competition Sunday, which will mark its fifth annual competition, but the competition has a surprise this year.
There have been some interesting catches reported this week, besides the record-breaking hammerhead shark. A snook was landed at the end of the North Jetty.
I can’t tell you how many times people have told me, “I don’t have time to exercise.” I try not to roll my eyes because we all know it’s an excuse. I’d rather someone tell me they don’t want to exercise, then I will be more agreeable.