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 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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Houston quaterback Greg Ward Jr. was able to walk off the field Thursday night at TDECU Stadium with his head held high. The senior QB had a career night and was responsible for five touchdowns as the sixth-ranked Cougars rolled to a 42-14 win over the Huskies.
A 20-17 loss at UConn last season is still the only blemish to Herman’s career record, which now stands at 18-1 after the sixth-ranked Houston Cougars easily handled the Huskies on Thursday night at TDECU Stadium.
Even if a demanding schedule wouldn’t have kept Houston Cougars head coach Tom Herman and his offensive coaches up at night, the UConn Huskies’ defense probably still would have.
Had Houston's season gone as planned, D'Eriq King would have spent Saturday night standing on the sideline as the Cougars' third-string quarterback.
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.
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
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 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.