A sharp-horned bull charged at Knox Dunn, a 17-year-old from the small town of Slaughter, La.
Ball High’s Cinderella story continued and multiple other county athletes qualified for regionals at last week’s District 23/24-5A area meet held at Hall Stadium.
Offshore fishing is turning on a little early this year, and likely it is due to a warmer than normal winter and the encouraging presence of Sargasso in the Gulf.
Many have pre-conceived notions about mixed martial arts fighters, but those descriptions couldn’t be further from the truth when it comes to local fighter Roberto “Little Fury” Sanchez, whose current and past day jobs may surprise some and who now finds himself on the verge of a shot in the UFC.
Tennis enthusiasts have until Monday to sign up for the second annual Clear Creek Education Foundation Tennis Tournament, which begins Friday and lasts through Sunday at The Fitness Center at South Shore Harbour in League City.
Saturday, good conditions continued for fishermen although there was a shift to a southwest wind early. The not so popular wind did not last, as a shift to the south and southeast followed by late morning.
The Dickinson Lady Gators notched an impressive 9-1, six-inning run-rule win over the Clear Falls Knights in a make-up game Saturday that served as both teams’ regular season finales.
The Hitchcock Bulldogs fell short, 4-2, in a battle Friday with East Bernard for the top spot in District 24-3A, but are still about to close out a remarkable turnaround season for the baseball program.
The Lady Stings, aided by junior Jade Arroyo and senior Mariah Ruiz, fought back after a nightmare inning, driving in two runs in the top of seventh, but it was not enough to retake the lead as they fell, 10-7, Friday night at Manvel High School.
Friday was San Jacinto Day in Texas and for old timers on the Galveston Bay fishing scene, it marked the official beginning of the saltwater fishing season.
Ball High freshman Lehya Williams stunned the field at last week's district meet, finishing as the top-scoring girls athlete and qualifying for Thursday’s area meet in a whopping four events.
The Clear Falls Knights refused to be rattled by their mistakes against a resilient Dickinson Gators squad Thursday at Clear Creek’s Mallory Field, and managed to hang on for an exciting 6-5 win.
The Friendswood Lady Mustangs picked up their seventh win in a row, outlasting the Clear Springs Chargers by the final score of 3-2, Thursday at Friendswood High School.
The Chargers’ No. 2-seeded girls’ doubles team fell one win short of making it back to the University Interscholastic League Class 6A state tournament, losing a 4-6, 6-4, 6-4 heartbreaker to Fort Bend Clements’ Krisia Flores and Chloe Ku in the winner-take-second playback match.
Although it’s possible to become a runner at any age, starting at an early age may be the best. Would-be athletes can get a fun introduction to running and being active Saturday at College of the Mainland hosts a free Family Fitness Day starting at noon.
Thursday continued where Wednesday left off as it was a great day to be on the water. A southeast breeze of light to moderate levels had the water clear and fishing was only fair due to the effects of the first quarter stage of the moon. The first and last quarters are when the tides are the…
The Ball High Tors prevailed in a battle Wednesday with Manvel for the top spot in the District 23-5A standings, walking off with a 4-3 win in the eighth inning.
The Ball High Lady Tors held a six-run lead through five innings, but saw the Manvel Lady Mavs score a whopping 17 runs in the final three innings to come away with an 18-12 extra-innings win.
With both teams facing a terrible umpire crew, the Clear Springs Chargers scored one run in each of the final three frames to dig themselves out of a 2-0 hole, for a come-from-behind 3-2 over the Friendswood Mustangs, Wednesday night at Clear Springs High School.
Unlike last year, Clear Springs High School’s Aava Azad and Melody Duong are supposed to be where they are now, one win away from the University Interscholastic League Class 6A state tennis tournament.
The Clear Creek Wildcats used solid production from the bottom of their lineup to take down the Clear Lake Falcons 10-3 on Wednesday night.
Galveston County was well-represented in the postseason all-district awards for boys and girls soccer with several superlatives and top-notch selections. The following is a rundown of the all-district honors.
Nick Williams was excited for an opportunity to potentially play for one of his home state’s big league clubs. Now, however, he is just happy to be working his way up the pro baseball ladder in an organization who wants him.
Wesley Bryan won the Heritage tournament on Sunday, putting lots of greenbacks ($1.17 million) into his bank account and qualifying him for an attempt to put a green jacket onto his shoulders at the 2018 Masters.
Another great day of fishing around the Galveston area and everyone is asking how long this will last. My guess is that until we have a change in conditions, such as a wind change to an adverse direction, weak tidal movement or unsettled weather returning.
Both the Region III Class 5A and 6A tennis championships take to the courts Tuesday and Wednesday, with the top two finishers in each of the five events up for grabs advancing to their respective state meets on May 18-19.
At last week’s District 24-6A championships, Galveston County track and field athletes racked up plenty of gold medals and many more advanced to area competition along with those district champs.
When 8-year-old Kelsey Nalepa died in the early morning of April 8 from injuries suffered in an April 6 auto accident, it struck multiple chords in the local sports community.
Galveston County schools combined to bring home eight district championships at the 23-5A track and field meet held throughout last week at Hall Stadium, and several more will also be headed to the area meet coming up this week.
Friendswood’s Richard Griffin advanced to today’s final in the men’s 65-and-over singles at the RBC Wealth Management Houston Open Adult Major Zone tennis tournament.
What a difference a change of wind direction makes for fishing. Almost all areas around the Galveston Bay Complex were producing fish for Saturday’s big crowd of anglers.
No tennis player in the history of Santa Fe High School’s program had ever advanced past the district tournament onto regionals — that is, until Indians sophomore Bryce Jones achieved that feat last week by finishing second at the 23-5A competition in girls singles.
After scoring 15 runs just the night before, Dickinson's bats were quieted by Alvin pitcher Rachel Hertenberger, who threw a one-hit shutout in the Lady Jackets’ 6-0 win over the Lady Gators on Friday afternoon.
Riding excellent relief pitching by junior Jonathon Pascale, the Clear Falls Knights sprayed 12 hits, scored early and drove in clutch runs in the middle innings to take down the Alvin Yellowjackets by the final score of 7-4, Saturday at Manvel High School.
A wind shift to the southeast should do wonders for fishing this holiday weekend. The warmer temperatures, along with the warmer waters, should add to the positives for fishermen and it is possible we could see a run of speckled trout along the jetties.
Behind solid relief pitching and a big fifth inning, the Clear Creek Wildcats were able to split the season district series with the Dickinson Gators with an 8-4 win Saturday.
Clear Springs used the combination of a big first inning and strong relief pitching to sweep Clear Brook on Saturday afternoon with a 7-2 win.
A tight contest came unraveled in the sixth inning with the Dickinson Gators taking advantage of the Clear Creek Wildcats’ miscues en route to a 7-2 win Thursday in District 24-6A baseball action.
The Clear Falls Knights began a crucial stretch run in their race for a playoff spot in District 24-6A by being shut out, 3-0, by Rachel Hertenberger and the Alvin Lady Jackets on Thursday night at Alvin High School, losing for the third time in their last four games.