City auditor's finding doesn't name names, and he's MIA when asked for more information.
When the opening whistle blew, it was all business for head coach Anna Marie Milligan, as she guided the Lady Indians to a 25-9, 25-18, 25-17 win against Fort Bend Marshall in the final match of her 40-year coaching career — all of which was spent at Santa Fe.
All week leading up to the Monday Night Football matchup between the Houston Texans and Denver Broncos, ESPN cleverly utilized some late-1990s post-grunge soft rock to tease the game, which represented quarterback Brock Osweiler’s return to the home field of his former team.
“The Legend” — alias, Anna Marie Milligan — is calling it quits tonight as Santa Fe High School’s most heralded and beloved Lady Indians volleyball coach.
One of the great things about the game of golf is that it allows one to take in some of the greatest sights and sounds on the planet.
It was a bad week for the University of Houston.
Dickinson’s Jarrett Smith and Texas City’s Bill Koster both walked away big singles winners at the Missouri City Community Tennis Association October Tournament.
America’s most experienced racewalking and marathon walking coach returns to Galveston next month for a full-weekend clinic aimed at improving form and fitness among the area’s runners and walkers.
In a crowded press box Saturday at Clear Creek ISD’s Veterans Memorial Stadium, there was a fleeting moment where I appeared to be the smartest person in the room.
Recently, I was a guest speaker to a group of high school seniors. One student asked me my thoughts of why people become addicted to junk food.
In a battle between a stoppable force (Houston’s 27th-ranked offense) and a movable object (Indianapolis’ 30th-ranked defense), it was the Texans that prevailed, 26-23, in an overtime thriller Sunday night at NRG Stadium.
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.
Friendswood High School’s tennis team will enter the postseason team tennis playoffs with a well-deserved state ranking.
One of the area's largest races gets underway next week, when the D'Feet Breast Cancer 5K, 10K and Kids' K takes place at Moody Gardens.
An item reportedly on the agenda of next week’s UIL legislative council meeting should be particularly interesting to local schools that have long been the little guys in athletic competition.
Recently, I was listening to a radio interview with Troy Aikman, Hall of Famer and former quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys. Aikman was asked about his former wide receiver Michael Irvin. His response was how Irvin can turn an average practice into a great one with his enthusiasm and work ethic.
Hot off solid early season performances that included a victory over Texas City in the Causeway Cup matches, the Golden Ones continue to swirl on in fine fashion.
Houston Texans head coach Bill O’Brien had a clear message when he took to the podium following Sunday’s 31-13 loss to the Minnesota Vikings.
League City’s Dara Wang and Friendswood’s Adric Christensen both won singles titles at the Racquet Pro Deer Park Fall Challenger 2-Day Tennis Tournament.
You don't have to be a runner to enjoy a 5K. On Saturday, the annual Bay Area/Galveston County Walk to End Alzheimer's holds a 5K fundraising walk at Stewart Beach on Galveston's east end.
As impressed as I am with the great prep athletes concentrated here in Galveston County, what separates the best from the rest is how these players conduct themselves after the final whistle.
As a batter in baseball, there’s not a more compelling hit than a walk-off home run. I’ve never accomplished that, but it has to be the most amazing feeling to know you’ve won the game with one powerful hit.
The second annual “Causeway Cup” battle between the Texas City Stingarees and host Ball High Tors, was contested last week at Moody Gardens Golf Course. It’s like the Ryder Cup, in that it is a purely match play competition with each hole played offering up a winner, a loser or a tie — also known as a “halve.”
Houston Cougars tight end Tyler McCloskey said he and his fellow teammates believe their head coach, Tom Herman, is different.
With the news that defensive end J.J. Watt would be lost for the rest of the season after aggravating a back injury, Houston Texans fans had to feel like Randy Quaid’s memorable, tortured Cleveland Indians fan in the "Major League" movies.
League City’s Roshin Kamath won the boys’ 12-and-under singles title at the King Daddy Sports By TSG September Junior Open tennis tournament in Houston.
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.
Saturday morning’s Miles for the Mainland run/walk celebrates the power of coming together as a community, and offers a good look at some of the people and places that make a community strong.
Despite a full slate of high school football games, readers probably noticed coverage was a little light when they opened their Saturday newspapers.
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.
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.”
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.
Four players recorded perfect scores on opening day of the Galveston Island Thursday Night Tennis League.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
Houston Texans kicker Nick Novak’s game-sealing field goal was ugly, which made it pretty fitting for Sunday’s 19-12 win against the Kansas City Chiefs.
The Man Cave Cigar Lounge in League City made national headlines when its anti-Colin Kaepernick protest went viral on social media. Outside the shop on Marina Bay Drive, a red T-shirt with Kaepernick’s name and No. 7 is duct-taped to the sidewalk as a doormat.
If the National Football League decides to have a Bonehead Player of the Year Award, then Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Terrance Williams certainly has early dibs on it.
One of Galveston's biggest tennis buffs is putting together final details for another Galveston Island Thursday Night Tennis League.
A new study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association came up with a good one, or rather 2,500 of them. The study found that people who reached the recommended amount of exercise spent $2,500 less on health care than their less-exercising peers.
Long overdue, the sports section will begin running a regular column from the sports editor, which will appear weekly on Thursdays. The main focus of the column will be some added perspective and analysis of the local high school beat with the occasional thoughts on college and professional sports issues peppered in, as well.
Through the years, there have been many people asking me for advice with diets, exercise and stress relief. I typically guide them in the proper direction, according to their situation.
The PGA regular season is over and the NFL season has just begun. I hope your favorite team won just as did mine. Or not. I’m an unapologetic Texans fan for life — no matter what.
Coming off a 4-0 preseason, armed with plenty of shiny new toys on offense and with star defensive end J.J. Watt returning, Texans fans probably expected a lightning-quick start en route to an obliteration of the Chicago Bears.
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.
Everything’s coming together for Saturday’s Galveston County Daily New Press Run, even some spectacular weather. All that’s left is to get a good night’s rest and hop on the shuttle bus in the morning.
Friendswood’s Alex Wachowicz claimed the boys 16-and-under singles red division at the Houston Tennis Association’s National Junior Tennis & Learning September Challenger 2-Day tournament.
We’ve all heard the expression, “Is the glass half full or half empty?” I read once from a positive thinker that you should not look at it that way and just keep filling the glass. Now if you really think about it, that’s a powerful statement.
Although a real hint of fall has yet to fill the air, King Football is in evidence at all levels.
When Nolan Frese first arrived at the Seattle Seahawks training facility in Renton, Wash., he caught himself staring one day as All-Pro cornerback Richard Sherman challenged a teammate to a game of ping pong.
It’s no secret that staying active is good for mental and physical health, and now more and more companies are finding that it’s good for business, too.
Clear Creek High School’s brother-sister tandem of Alejandra and Gabriel Lopez made themselves right at home at the 97th annual Beaumont Labor Day Tennis Classic.
As parents, one of the best lessons we can teach our children is to get back up after being knocked down. These lessons will be needed throughout their whole lives.
Never heard of a “links lite” golf course? Well, now you have, and it’s coming soon to an area not so far from your newspaper.
In just a few short months, Houston Texans rookie wide receiver Will Fuller has gone from head-scratcher to head-turner.
Kenith Pope has had a hand in numerous victories for the Oklahoma Sooners.
As the summer winds down, runners start to ask themselves a different set of questions: How much longer until the first cold front? When are the next shoe updates coming out? And most importantly, am I ready to tackle the causeway?