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The Galveston County Daily News: Sports Columns

September 29, 2016

Sports Columns

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A call to prospective local sports writers

Despite a full slate of high school football games, readers probably noticed coverage was a little light when they opened their Saturday newspapers.

  • icon Posted: September 28

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Tuesday 09/27/2016
Don't regret what you've done
Posted: September 27, 2016

It’s easy to look over our lives and regret the things we’ve done. But really, we should be regretting the things we didn’t do.

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Monday 09/26/2016
Where's the Beef? Maybe the island soon
Posted: September 26, 2016

Ryder Cup play between the U.S. and Europe begins this Friday morning. Ball High and Texas City High are offering a warm-up for those matches as they utilize a modified Ryder Cup format in the second annual “Battle of the Causeway.”

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Sunday 09/25/2016
Ball High’s win a reason to believe in Anders, coaching staff and team
Posted: September 25, 2016

Winning isn’t everything, especially in high school athletics, but judging by the reactions of the Ball High players, coaches, fans and even the stadium maintenance worker, it was obvious that Friday night’s win meant a lot.

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Saturday 09/24/2016
Galveston tennis league has strong opening day
Posted: September 24, 2016

Four players recorded perfect scores on opening day of the Galveston Island Thursday Night Tennis League.

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Thursday 09/22/2016
Opportunity knocks, Texans not home
Posted: September 22, 2016

In the NFL, even the best teams need some good fortune to come their way in order to be successful — just ask 2015 preseason Super Bowl hopefuls Green Bay and Dallas about what some key bad breaks can do.

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5K, triathlon coming to Galveston this weekend
Posted: September 22, 2016

It’s a busy weekend on Galveston Island, with a downtown 5K race Saturday and a bayside triathlon scheduled for Sunday. Both are inclusive events that welcome participants of all abilities.

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Wednesday 09/21/2016
With teams rising up, 24-6A could be one of state's best football districts
Posted: September 21, 2016

With another 24-6A season set to get underway Friday, now is as good a time as any to look ahead at one of the state’s most under-appreciated football districts.

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Tuesday 09/20/2016
What are you waiting for?
Posted: September 20, 2016

Every one of us has goals or life experiences we would like to accomplish. But for some reason, we continue to give excuses that keep us from pursuing them. What are you waiting for?

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Monday 09/19/2016
Clear Springs team fundraiser coming up
Posted: September 19, 2016

My disdain for mixed metaphors is so strong that I could talk about it until the cows turn blue; however, I don’t mind mixing my sports.

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