Texas City kicks off the holidays Thursday with their annual Christmas parade.
Texas City kicks off the holidays Thursday with their annual Christmas parade.
With Clear Creek ISD serving in its annual hosting roles, the Carlisle-Krueger Classic boys basketball tournament and the Peggy Whitley Classic girls basketball tournament commenced Thursday.
In reaction by the administration to a white nationalist being invited to speak at the Texas A&M campus was right.
Galveston's Undersea Warfare Center will commemorate the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor with special tours of it naval exhibits.
The 50th reunion of the Ball High School Class of 1966 was held at Boudreaux's on the Bayou with an absolutely fantastic turn out!
The first part of the divided season for duck hunting ended last Sunday and will reopen in the north zone this Saturday, while the south zone, which includes all of the coastal counties, reopens a week later on Dec. 10.
’Tis the season for holiday-themed runs, and the Galveston County Fair and Rodeo is hosting a trio of them on Dec. 3. The runs are part of WinterFest, a celebration that takes over the fairgrounds on Friday and Saturday.
The announcement Wednesday afternoon that D'Onta Foreman would forego his senior year at Texas to pursue professional football surely came to the dismay of many Longhorns football fans, but he can hardly be blamed for taking hold of his lifelong dream now that it was finally in grasp.
Manuel Moreno Jr. is a sports correspondent and tennis columnist for The Daily News. Email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Not only in sports, if I wanted to dictate my life, then I needed to get off the sidelines and pursue happiness and success to live the life I wanted.
I’m sitting on a barstool; to my back about 100 yards away — not counting the 50-foot drop off the bluff — is the Pacific Ocean.
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.
At this point, it’s fair to say that there is a large enough sample of Brock Osweiler’s body of work to have a general idea about what type of quarterback he is. And the type of quarterback he is right now is not a good one.
League City’s Carter Crookston and Lucas Tronchin took top honors in recent separate tennis tournaments.
A few dedicated runners get to experience the sweet taste of victory, but at least at next week's Flapjack Fun Run, the rest of us get the sweet taste of pancake syrup.
On their 289-mile charter bus ride from Clear Creek High School to the Curtis Culwell Center in Garland last Thursday, Wildcats head volleyball coach Scott Simonds had his team watch the movie “Hoosiers” for some inspiration.
If you’re not familiar with the red zone in football, it’s an opportunity to score from the opponent’s 20-yard line into the end zone. All football teams have a strategy within the red zone because the playing field becomes much smaller.
It seems like only yesterday the theme song for our Saturday rack might have been “Summer In The City,” with emphasis on the John Sebastian line.
The Hitchcock Red Raiders 6U freshmen team completed a perfect season with a win in Super Bowl 6 — the Youth Football Federation title game — on Sunday at the Berry Center in Cypress.
Despite Tony Romo’s much-anticipated return to action, rookie sensation Dak Prescott is the Dallas Cowboys' quarterback for now, and deservedly so.
Friendswood’s Quinn Radtke and Texas City’s Bill Koster both won singles titles at the Missouri City Community Tennis Association November Tournament.
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.
Thanksgiving has become one of the largest race days of the year with events held in communities of all sizes, including here on the Gulf Coast.
A strong cold front will be dropping temperatures this weekend and bringing more ducks and geese to coastal areas.
In the hearts and minds of this year’s Clear Creek Wildcats volleyball team members, they’re not the only ones going to state — they’re going for their former teammates, who didn’t get the opportunity before graduation but who they say deserved it every bit as much.
Are you behind on your goals and dreams? Are the bills stacking up? Why haven’t you lost the weight needed? For some reason, there is one problem after another.
Mickey Foley (Clear Falls) and Jared Brown (Santa Fe) were the only local players to crack the top 10 last week as The Woodlands dominated both team and individual scoring at the Galveston Ball Boys Varsity Fall Classic.
On both sides there were special teams miscues, turnovers and offensive ineptitude — all the makings of an ugly football game, and the Houston Texans’ 24-21 win against the Jacksonville Jaguars certainly was that.
Clear Springs and La Marque shared in Hitchcock’s despair as three of Galveston County’s five entrants into the UIL state football playoffs failed to advanced past the bi-district round.
Billy Wiggins was named the highest accumulated points scorer for this fall’s Galveston Island Thursday Night Tennis League.
Here’s a paradox: you can describe the Jackalope Jam as La Marque’s newest race, or you can call it La Marque’s longest-running race.
Last weekend’s opening of the deer and waterfowl seasons turned out to be a good one. While everyone expected the good harvests of deer, there was a surprise in the number of ducks taken from coastal areas.
My very first day at The Daily News, which occurred a little more than two-and-a-half years ago, went a little something like this:
Most business meetings take place in conference rooms, golf courses and nice restaurants. Recently, I sat down with two gentlemen who business plan while training in the gym.
The 21st Meals on Wheels, Inc. Thanksgiving Holiday Golf Classic and Turkey Shoot tees off with a shotgun start at 12:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 21.
Just 48 hours after being knocked out of the Class 5A playoffs, preparation for the 2017 volleyball season is back on the courts for the Ball High Lady Tors — Moody Methodist Church style.
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.
Friendswood’s Danna Cai won the girls’ 10-and-under singles orange-ball division at the King Daddy Sports By TSG November Junior Open tennis tournament in Houston on Saturday.
This is the weekend hunters have been waiting for, as Saturday is the opening day of duck/goose season and deer season in a large part of Texas.
When you ask runners what motivates them, many of them will tell you that better health is a main reason. That’s especially true at tomorrow’s Run for Health 5k, which covers a scenic stretch of the Nassau Bay area.
As long as both teams handle their business, the Clear Creek Wildcats and Pearland Dawson Lady Eagles will meet in what should be a spectacular playoff volleyball match.
We all have multiple battles we deal with each day. The most common battles are maintaining a job for financial security, relationships with spouses or partners, improving a healthy lifestyle or combating life threatening illnesses — just to name a few.
Barry Phillips is a Class A PGA golf professional. He’s new to our area and is currently living alone — his family will join him as soon as possible — while settling into his new job at Golf Galaxy.
Clear Springs has gone from a team that barely squeaked into the playoffs a year ago to one on the cusp of sweeping through District 24-6A and winning an outright title.
The Houston Texans drew up a solid road map for success in their 20-13 win Sunday against the Detroit Lions at NRG Stadium that hopefully the team will continue to follow after next week’s bye.
Local tennis coaches now have until Nov. 10 to register for the annual Texas Tennis Coaches Association convention and clinic to be held Dec. 2-4 at Horseshoe Bay Resort in Marble Falls.
Ever wondered about that often-repeated advice to keep mileage increases under 10 percent? It may seem arbitrary, but it was developed, in part, to prevent one of the most common running injuries — shin splints.
It is hard to believe that we are about to begin the 2016-17 hunting season. Today is the first of our weekly fowl and game reports, which will run through January.
One of the great, underappreciated aspects of the Galveston County sports scene is the concentration of high-quality volleyball programs in this small corner of the Houston area.
My sister Karen Tepera Franklin is a very successful business woman in the apartment management industry. Each year, Karen hosts an annual conference she created called WAM — Women’s Asset Managers.
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.
If they come in threes, perhaps the next hole-in-one will be my first (official) one to be entered into the United States Golf Register.
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.