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.
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.
Texas City alum Riley Cooper capped his Lubbock Regional MVP showing with 4 2/3 innings pitched, picking up his third win of the tournament as Sam Houston State topped Texas Tech, 4-3, to book the first trip to the Super Regionals in school history.
Ball High alum Baine Schoenvogel made the most of a pinch hitting opportunity in the top of the ninth inning of Monday afternoon’s NCAA regional contest, blasting a leadoff home run well beyond the left-center wall to give Texas A&M a 4-0 lead, but little did anyone know at the time that it would be a game-saving play.
The Houston Cougars got their clutch on late, coming back from a 3-1 deficit to blow by the Iowa Hawkeyes, 7-5, and into the championship round of the Houston Regional.
Faced with elimination in Game 3 of the NCAA Houston Regional, every Cougar in the starting lineup had a hit and a run scored, as Houston pounced back in a mega way, mauling the Baylor Bears, 17-3.
The NCAA 2017 Division I Baseball Championship got under way across the country on Friday and several Galveston County alumni saw action in the Houston Regional.
The top-seeded, hosting Houston Cougars opened up the NCAA regionals throwing its ace, Trey Cumbie, but the Iowa Hawkeyes peppered him with 10 hits and maintained a lead that the Cougars could never overcome, falling 6-3 Friday night at Schroeder Park and sending themselves to the losers’ side of the bracket.
In the opening game of the 2017 NCAA Division I Baseball Championship’s Houston Regional, the Texas A&M Aggies took advantage of a rocky top of the sixth inning from the Baylor Bears to come away with an 8-5 win Friday afternoon at Schroeder Park.
The Houston Regional of the 2017 NCAA Division I Baseball Championship will definitely have a Texas feel with three in-state schools, but there will also be a touch of Galveston County when play in the four-team bracket begins today at Schroeder Field.
Arkansas State senior and Clear Falls alum Erin Farmer will be looking for one more shot to put her name on the list of NCAA champions, as she has qualified to compete in the shot put at next week’s NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships.
The Galveston College softball team concluded their 2017 season this past Monday while participating in the Region XIV Softball Tournament hosted by Angelina College in Lufkin.
The Houston Cougars (9-3) have a rush defense ranked No. 3 in the nation and won't concede the most career rushing yards in NCAA history to San Diego State's Donnel Pumphrey.
It wasn’t long ago that Madison Wadyka and Rachel Duncavage were teammates on Clear Creek’s volleyball and track and field teams.
In his first public comments since being named the Houston Cougars interim head coach, Todd Orlando vowed to provide stability to the program while committing to current and future members of the team.
The announcement Tom Herman was headed to Texas mere hours after the Longhorns officially dismissed Charlie Strong from the same position was crushing for University of Houston fans.
Since his freshman year at La Marque High School, Houston Cougars defensive lineman Aymiel Fleming has made time to visit the residents at Harbourview Care Center in League City.
The University of Houston football program has never had consecutive 10-plus win seasons in its history. That could change Friday if the Cougars are able to beat Memphis and record their 10th victory of the season.
The Houston Cougars welcomed #3 Louisville and Heisman frontrunner Lamar Jackson to TDECU Stadium on Thursday night for the final regular season home game.
In Thursday night’s 36-10 win over Louisville, Houston, a 15-point underdog entering the game, was every bit the team that had previously dominated Florida State and Oklahoma, and then some.
Arguably one of the Houston Cougars’ most significant wins last season during Tom Herman’s first year as head coach was a Week 2 road win over the Louisville Cardinals.
Houston quarterbacks Greg Ward Jr. and Kyle Postma were both injured in the Cougars’ 30-18 win over the Green Wave on Saturday at TDECU Stadium.
The students at Blocker Middle School got a heaping portion of excitement during their lunch period Tuesday morning, as current Texas Longhorn football standouts and Texas City alumni D’Onta and Armanti Foreman made a surprise visit to the campus.
During the University of Houston’s basketball media day last week, men’s head coach Kelvin Sampson spoke affectionately about a team he coached during his third season at Washington State in 1989-90.
Most every morning, Cameron Doubenmier begins his day at 5 a.m. commuting to the University of Houston from his parents’ house in League City.
The Houston Cougars overcame a 21-point third-quarter deficit, scoring 28 unanswered points to knock off Central Florida, 31-24, in a turnover-filled game on Saturday at TDECU Stadium.
The Houston Cougars got off to a bad start agains the UCF Knights on Saturday morning, trailing by 18 at halftime and as much as 21 in the third quarter.
Houston head coach Tom Herman, seeing how devastated his team was in the locker room following the Cougars’ 46-40 loss at Navy, wanted to give his players hope.
A grim-faced Tom Herman could hear the whoops and hollers of SMU players as the Houston coached tried to explain a shocking 38-16 loss to the Mustangs on Saturday night.
Houston head coach Tom Herman has learned something about his team, which is in the midst of a grueling stretch of nine straight games to open the season.
Following Houston’s 38-31 win over Tulsa on Saturday, running back Dillon Birden was quick to credit the Cougars’ offensive line for his three-touchdown performance.
Brian Allen and Kendall Hill were teammates on some of La Marque High School’s most successful football teams, so it’s no surprise the two remain close even though they ended up at opposing Pac-12 Conference schools.
With the game tied late, Houston head coach Tom Herman didn’t think twice about trusting his defense to come up with a stop against a Tulsa offense it had trouble bottling up all game long.
For just the second time in two seasons under head coach Tom Herman, the Houston Cougars are looking to bounce back from a loss.
When Oregon State’s Kendall Hill takes the field on special teams against Utah on Saturday in Corvallis, Ore., he’ll be on the lookout for the Utes’ Brian Allen.
Houston head coach Tom Herman had one point he wanted to make clear during his weekly news conference Monday after his team lost to Navy, 46-40, over the weekend.
No. 8 Texas A&M outlasted ninth-ranked Tennessee, 45-38, in double overtime Saturday to improve to 6-0 for the first time since 1994 after starting the previous two seasons with five wins before losing.
Baker Mayfield first donned the giant gold cowboy hat — awarded to the winner of the Red River rivalry — then ran around the field with the Oklahoma Sooners flag.
Navy head coach Ken Niumatalolo knows he and his team will have their work cut out for them Saturday when the Midshipmen host sixth-ranked Houston, the highest ranked team to visit Annapolis, Md., since 1984.
Like Houston Texans star DeAndre Hopkins, Linell Bonner has become the go-to receiver on his team, leading the sixth-ranked Houston Cougars through five games with 33 receptions for 439 yards and two touchdowns.
The sixth-ranked University of Houston Cougars returned home Thursday night against the University of Connecticut Huskies with a goal of avenging last year's 20-17 loss.