Last year’s Texas Outlaw Challenge closed the book on the event’s nine-year, first chapter, as the event’s producer put it; this week’s began the second.
Fishing conditions are trying to bounce back from the disruptions caused by Tropical Storm Cindy. Bay waters started receding rapidly and now the wait is on for the water to clear-up.
Our latest hiccup on the fishing scene, Tropical Storm Cindy, is headed east and now everyone is waiting for the winds to subside and conditions to return to normal.
Dickinson softball standout Baylee Klingler began her stint with the USA Softball Junior Women’s National Team with a bang, helping the team to routs in five exhibition games over the weekend in Oklahoma City.
Let’s face it, the Golden State Warriors are darn near unbeatable, and if their unprecedented 16-1 run through this year’s playoffs is any indication, no one else in the NBA is even close to matching them.
Extraordinarily high tide levels opened up some good fishing grounds in the marshes and back bays Wednesday. While the surf was not fishable, reds were working the flooded marshes.
With the best graduating senior baseball players in the Houston area gathering Tuesday at Schroeder Park, there was a distinct Galveston presence on the field.
On average, about 6 million people a year will break a bone. In case you didn’t know, it typically takes six to 10 weeks for broken bones to heal. A hard callus will form around the fracture creating a stronger bone than before.
Today is one of my favorite days of the year. It is the beginning of the summer solstice and the longest day of the year. Unfortunately, we will not be able to take advantage of it on the water, as most of us will be biting our nails waiting to see what happens with Tropical Storm Cindy.
While coach Hitchcock Craig Smith had to say goodbye to his 17 seniors, it’s not as if the outlook is gloomy leading into the first fall practice on Aug. 7.
Kevin Wilcox's hard work and patience paid off on Monday afternoon when he was named the new boy’s basketball head coach at La Marque, where he graduated from in 1995.
Patrick Gallaher is a retired, Auburn University-educated engineer with a single-digit golf handicap. He bleeds non-Texas-like orange and actually believes that SEC football of today can hold a candle to the Southwest Conference power of the 1960s.
For the next few days, the weather will have much uncertainty. Monday afternoon, the forecasts were running the gamut depending on which weather model was being used.
All eyes will be on the offshore waters for the next few days as a tropical disturbance is expected to enter Gulf water today. For just about any tropical event in the Gulf, the Galveston area will see some effects.
With one heartfelt postgame press conference speech, Texas City native and Sam Houston State head baseball coach Matt Deggs became an overnight sensation, but the foundation for his inspirational words took years to establish.
Participating in the tournament for the first time, the Dickinson Gators dominated the USA Football 7on7 Houston Regional Championships on Saturday, going 8-0 en route to taking home the trophy.
There most likely will be a greater number of anglers running offshore on weekends this summer due to the extension of red snapper season. While a large number of the captains will be experienced in navigating the offshore Gulf waters, there will be many less experienced boaters out there as well.
With 17 returning starters on a team that finished 8-3 and made the postseason for the 24th time in the last 26 years, La Marque coach Mike Jackson feels his Cougars will have an advantage when they come into fall practice on Aug. 7.
Southerly winds have set in along the coast and while only at moderate levels, they are impacting fishing. One problem is that a southwesterly shift has been taking place and as we all are aware, that tends not to bode well for catching fish.
Galveston has a unique club called the Galveston Fencing Club, but the different age groups are what makes this club special.
Two current and three former members of the Galveston College Whitecaps baseball program were among the hundreds of prospects selected in this week’s three-day, 40-round Major League Baseball Draft.
“We are what we repeatedly do,” according to Aristotle, and the summer Swim and Sprint series on the Texas A&M at Galveston campus offers participants the opportunity to repeat the same race three times over the course of the summer in order to get better at running, swimming and transit…
Clear Brook alum Corey Julks saw team after team in this week’s MLB Draft go on the clock only to see the timer run all the way down and someone else’s name emerge — that is until Round 8, Pick No. 241 on Tuesday.
Last week, I was slightly bummed out when I received a message from one of my favorite Galveston County coaches to work with letting me know she would be taking a new job well outside our coverage area, but when I saw where she was headed, I completely understood.
As Ball High alum Baine Schoenvogel and his Texas A&M Aggies teammates awaited the announcement of the NCAA baseball tournament’s 64-team field, they knew they were the very definition of a bubble team.
In 1987, I was introduced to a new philosophy of thinking by Grandmaster Al Garza. This philosophy has been used by many people to help transfer their lives. Typically, our biggest challenges in life are within ourselves, so I want to share this with you.
Wind velocities increased Tuesday and held things down on the fishing scene, especially in the surf. Riptide warnings were issued through Tuesday night, as hazardous conditions were in place for the development of strong riptides throughout the day.
The first U.S. Open Golf Championship was played in October 1895, on a nine-hole course in Newport, R.I. The winner was an Englishman named Horace Rawlins, and he received a $50 golf medal along with $150 cash. This year the winner will receive a check for more than $2.1 million. It all offi…
This week is shaping up to be a good one for fishing. Wind velocities may be a bit strong for offshore fishing, especially for anglers with smaller boats.
The Front Door Social and Charity Club will host its 25th anniversary Juneteenth Softball Tournament at 9 a.m. Saturday at Carver Park, 6415 Park Ave., in Texas City.
A moderate southeast wind Sunday morning slowed access to the open waters, in particular the offshore waters, by smaller boats. Those anglers with larger, seaworthy boats were able to endure a chop and make it to their favorite spots out from the jetties.
There was simply no substitute for submarine pitcher Brian Dawson, the 2017 Galveston County baseball player of the year.
When first-year head coach Cody Kemmerling, the 2017 Galveston County baseball coach of the year, took the reins of the Hitchcock Bulldogs baseball program, he knew it was going to be a fixer-upper.
Friendswood’s Natan Bondin won the boys 16-and-under singles title at the June Junior & Adult United States Tennis Association Open tennis tournament hosted all day Saturday by Bay Area Racquet Club in Clear Lake City.
We have all heard of the perfect storm, well last week we saw perfect conditions. I am referring to fishing conditions when several factors come together to create a “can’t lose” situation, when it is almost guaranteed that fish will be caught.
The Sea Star Base Galveston has some important tips when sailing leisurely, and they offer a “Learn to Sail” beginners summer program.
There seems to be a prevailing mentality among anglers that in order to compete in the major fishing tournaments, at least outside of the kids’ divisions, a boat is needed. Well, that was not the case for Albert Salinas, Jr. of Texas City.
Looking to fulfill dreams of playing football professionally, Billy Owens — a 2010 Ball High alum — signed on with the Mexico City Eagles of the Liga de Futbol Americano.
A different triathlon will get underway Saturday morning when the first-ever WassSUP Triathlon heads to Galveston Bay. Like most triathlons, the WassSUP event starts with a swim but after running a 5K, participants grab their paddles for a mile of either kayaking or stand up paddling.
When the Ball High Tors football team takes the field in their Friday, Sept. 1 season and home opener against Angleton, they’ll be joined by a new and improved Tuffy Tornado statue.