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The Galveston County Daily News: Sports

January 24, 2017


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A humble Jeff Bagwell reflects on Hall of Fame nod, honored at fan rally

Describing the days since Wednesday’s announcement that he will be inducted into the National Baseball Hall Fame as a whirlwind, former Houston Astros first baseman Jeff Bagwell remained in a state of somewhat disbelief about his new status as a baseball immortal.

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Monday 01/23/2017
Friendswood boys, Clear Creek girls try to topple district leaders
Posted: January 23, 2017

With another full slate of local basketball games on the schedule Tuesday, the top games to watch involve stiff challenges for a pair of District 24-6A powers and a matchup that could be key to the playoff picture.

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Golf as a profession an opportunity for young women
Posted: January 23, 2017

While the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) has struggled to gain interest in its tour in this country, women’s golf continues to grow worldwide.

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Photos: Jeff Bagwell Hall of Fame Rally
Posted: January 23, 2017

Hundreds of fans turned out for a public rally in honor of Jeff Bagwell hosted by the Houston Astros on Monday evening. Bagwell was elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame last week with 86.2% of the vote in his seventh season on the ballot and will be inducted in Cooperstown on July 30.

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High winds drop water levels
Posted: January 23, 2017

Following Sunday’s high winds, water levels around Galveston dropped to levels about as low as it gets around here. That, combined with the high pressure that followed the frontal passage, sent fish into a dormant state.

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Sunday 01/22/2017
Waterway under Causeway now re-opened
Posted: January 22, 2017

Today’s report is starting out with some good news for boaters, and that is the Causeway area debris removal project is now complete and the waterway under the bridges will be open again.

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Saturday 01/21/2017
For the Cowboys, oh so close once again
Posted: January 21, 2017

It would be so much easier being a Houston Texans fan today.

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Fundraiser tourney to assist foundation
Posted: January 21, 2017

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month. So in conjunction with the grand opening of The Christina Grillo Sullivan Foundation, which assists brain-injured children, adults and their families, Beep Sullivan is playing host to a fundraiser tennis tournament on March 4.

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Fishing dim due to weather
Posted: January 21, 2017

Gale warnings are in effect for today, as winds anticipated to hit 35 knots and higher are forecast to accompany the latest cold front.

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Friday 01/20/2017
La Marque races out to big early lead en route to rout of rival Hitchcock
Posted: January 20, 2017

With their big three all back in the fold, the La Marque Cougars got off to fast start and never let up in an 84-47 win against the Hitchcock Bulldogs in front of an electric home crowd Friday.

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