Dickinson swarmed Friendswood with a late first-half scoring spree, and managed to hold off the never-say-die Mustangs squad for a 21-16 win that came down to the final minute in Friday’s District 24-6A showdown at Sam Vitanza Stadium.
Anthony Smecca drilled a 20-yard field goal in overtime and sent the Ball High sideline and home crowd into a frenzy at Kermit Courville Stadium as the Tors defeated the Stings, 10-7.
No matter how hard he tried, D’Eriq King couldn’t ignore Ed Oliver as the 6-2, 240-pound defensive tackle made his way off the practice field Tuesday at the University of Houston.
It was appropriate that Ed Oliver was the one who helped Steven Taylor cross the goal line on Taylor's pick-six because of the contributions of the Cougars’ defensive line.
Even though his team won’t be playing today after beating Cincinnati, 40-16, on Thursday night, Tom Herman and the sixth-ranked Houston Cougars could have an influence on one of the day’s marquee matchups between No. 3 Ohio State and No. 14 Oklahoma.
While head coach Tom Herman insists his players train and prepare the same way each week, given the short week of practice in advance of Thursday’s game at Cincinnati, Herman made some changes to the team’s practice schedule.
A season-opening win over Oklahoma may have made national headlines and vaulted Houston into the top 10, but the sixth-ranked Cougars insist Thursday’s conference opener at Cincinnati is a bigger game than the team’s opener against the Sooners.
The two officials weren’t the only ones in the Big 12 Conference to have a rough weekend. Several of the league's teams also had rough days Saturday, as the Big 12 limped to a 4-5 mark despite being favored in seven of nine games.
Even without starting quarterback Greg Ward Jr. and running back Duke Catalon, the sixth-ranked Houston Cougars had no trouble with FCS-level Lamar in a 42-0 win Saturday
The University of Houston Cougars shutout the Lamar Cardinals at home on Saturday afternoon. The Cougars weren't phased by a three hour weather delay in the first quarter.
In addition to being serious about football, Houston Cougars running back Duke Catalon is also serious about horses.
Last Saturday’s Houston-Oklahoma game was played in front of a capacity crowd, and afterward, athletic director Hunter Yurachek said UH’s home opener at TDECU Stadium on Saturday against Lamar should be a sellout, as well.
The University of Houston has been building toward this moment.
The No. 15 University of Houston Cougars opened their season Saturday against No. 3 University of Oklahoma in the Texas Kickoff at NRG Stadium. The Cougars held the lead at halftime and never looked back en route to a 33-23 upset victory.
For the Houston Cougars’ defense, slowing down the Oklahoma Sooners’ offense sounds simple enough.
The Houston Cougars entered fall camp looking to establish a new slot receiver to replace their most productive pass-catcher from a season ago, Demarcus Ayers.
Kenith Pope has had a hand in numerous victories for the Oklahoma Sooners.
Tom Herman’s response was very succinct when the University of Houston head coach was asked for his thoughts about the Cougars being picked to repeat as American Athletic Conference champions.
Preview of the 2016 University of Houston football team.
Preview of 2016 regional college football teams including Baylor, Rice, Sam Houston State, TCU, Texas, Texas A&M, Texas Southern and Texas Tech.
Tom Herman hasn’t shied away from speaking up on matters that affect the football program at the University of Houston.
Former Clear Creek standout Kaliq Kokuma is one of four candidates vying for the No. 2 running back role with the Houston Cougars.
For all of the returning talent from last season’s Peach Bowl-winning squad coupled with the incoming players from the highest-rated signing class in program history, a major on-field question beyond the X’s and O’s remains for UH.
Coming off the program’s first conference championship in nearly a decade and a milestone victory over Florida State in the Peach Bowl, University of Houston head coach Tom Herman had a simple message for the returning members of his team.
Those fans who followed this year’s College World Series likely became familiar with the story of Micah Ahern. The 7-year-old boy from Arlington was not only the TCU Horned Frogs biggest supporter, but he also was an adopted member of the team.
While a bulk of the teams in the Southern California Collegiate Baseball League feature players from “The Golden State,” there are a few exceptions. Friendswood alum Jordan Wood was the lone Texas representative on the Palm Springs roster.
After hosting 110 teams and raising more than $3,000 during the inaugural Cougar Beach Bash, the sand volleyball tournament returns to East Beach with more than 150 players preregistered for the event.
Asa Garcia has attempted just one jump this summer, one which will land her 887 miles from her hometown.
When Nolan Frese received a phone call two weeks ago about a potential job opportunity, it didn’t come as a surprise to him.
Galveston College outfielder Tyler Webb was named a National Junior College Athletic Association baseball All-American, and infielder Mariah Garcia and pitcher Maitlin Raycroft received All-America softball honors.
Kristin Vesely is ready to start a softball version of the H-Town Takeover at the University of Houston.
With a 10th place finish in the women’s shot put at last week’s NCAA Track and Field championships, League City native Erin Farmer, a junior at Arkansas State University, earned second team All-American honors, and now she is preparing to compete in the U.S. Olympic Team Trials.
Gavin Howe’s baseball-playing days ended in little league, but the recent Clear Creek graduate will be headed to college this fall on a full athletic scholarship.
Winning is awfully therapeutic. A year after diagnosing the Big 12 Conference as “psychologically disadvantaged,” University of Oklahoma President David Boren proclaimed at last week’s conference meetings the Big 12 has “never been stronger.”
Wins against opposing Big 12 schools didn’t always come as regularly for TCU. While the Horned Frogs made nine straight postseason appearances to start the Jim Schlossnagle era, the first five ended in the regionals.
After scratching her first attempt in the women’s triple jump, University of Texas freshman Asa Garcia knew the chance to reach the NCAA outdoor track and field championships would hinge on her next shot.
Brandon Wilson’s family and friends weren’t about to miss seeing him on the big stage. After all, it was part of the reason why he decided to attend the University of Houston.
Like other rookies in NFL minicamps, Trevon Stewart is ready to hit the practice field.
Galveston College head softball coach Ken Delcambre knows the breaks aren’t always going to go his team’s way. This year’s National Junior College Athletic Association Region 14 tournament was a perfect example.
Marcus Johnson is feeling a lot more confident he’ll hear his name called this week during the NFL draft, and rightfully so.
After a solid freshman season with the Galveston College Whitecaps, shortstop Mariah Garcia's performance this year as a sophomore has made those numbers look pedestrian, both on the field and off.
There will be 253 players selected during this week’s NFL draft in Chicago, and Nolan Frese isn’t expecting to be one of them primarily because of the position he plays.
Almost 45 minutes after the Houston Cougars concluded practice Tuesday, quarterback Greg Ward Jr. was still throwing out on the field at TDECU Stadium.
Offensive lineman Colton Freeman has played in his final game for the University of Houston. Freeman, a sophomore, who experienced a reoccurrence of stingers that cost him three games last season, will move into a student assistant role with the football program, the school announced Thursday.
In just her second track and field meet as a member of the Texas Longhorns, Asa Garcia captured first place in the triple jump during Friday's Nike Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays held at Mike A. Myers Stadium on the UT campus.
Neither rain, nor cold nor wind could stop Asa Garcia last weekend at the TCU Invitational, as the former Texas City standout made a lasting impression during her first outdoor event as a member of the University of Texas track and field team.
With scouts and team representatives from 31 organizations present at the Cougars’ NFL Pro Day, Thursday’s event was Trevon Stewart’s opportunity to impress potential suitors and convince one to select him in next month’s draft.
All eyes at the University of Houston's NFL Pro Day on Thursday were on cornerback William Jackson III, but linebacker Elandon Roberts also turned heads.
Is it midnight already?
Even though it had been four months since he was last on the mound, Aaron Garza’s instincts were still the same: strike the batter out.
Alexa Anzaldua was certain her career was over. After a successful two-year stint playing softball at Paris Junior College, Anzaldua transferred to the University of Houston in the fall, content being a typical college student. But then she got a call that changed her plans.
Eight games into the season and the University of Houston baseball team has already experienced a four-game winning streak and a four-game losing skid.
The University of Houston head baseball coach has been in the process of meeting with architects to finalize plans for the program’s new 20,000-plus square-foot development facility and clubhouse.
Santa Fe alum alum Micaela Bouvier, a redshirt sophomore at Northwestern State University, is well known for her pitching prowess, but her stroke at the plate earned her Southland Conference Hitter of the Week honors.
Houston Cougars left-hander John King admitted he was surprised to learn he had been named the American Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Week on Monday.
On a sun-splashed field in the middle of a 77-degree day, the University of Houston baseball team went through one last spring workout Thursday before today’s season opener against the Villanova Wildcats at newly named Darryl & Lori Schroeder Park.
Members of the athletics department, faculty and staff have made a concerted effort to reach out and engage students at the University of Houston.
Clear Brook's Corey Julks and Pearland's Connor Wong spent the summer before their sophomore year playing together with Mizuno Houston Select. Their experiences from that summer led to them being roommates at the University of Houston and enjoying a successful first season in college.
Dickinson Gators inside linebackers coach Rodney Strambler is one of the many unsung heroes who reside at high schools across the country working behind the curtain of the circus that is National Signing Day.
Dickinson’s huge signing class and the final group of signees in La Marque Independent School District history were among the most notable stories from National Signing Day in Galveston County on Wednesday.
Houston Cougars head coach Tom Herman emphasized two important factors in the recruiting process during Wednesday’s National Signing Day news conference: facilities and relationships.
For Houston Cougars forward Bertrand Nkali and guard Wes VanBeck, there are no guarantees when it comes to playing time.