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The Galveston County Daily News: Sports Columns

January 19, 2017

Sports Columns

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Bagwell finally gets well deserved call to the Hall

It took seven tries, but Houston Astros first baseman Jeff Bagwell is now in his rightful place in the National Baseball Hall of Fame.

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Tuesday 01/17/2017
No hurdle too high
Posted: January 17, 2017

At some point in time, we’ve all watched a track and field competition. One of my favorite events is the 100-meter hurdles. Actually, for men it’s 110 meters and women hurdle 100 meters.

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Monday 01/16/2017
Basketball state banners to be raised at Central High School
Posted: January 16, 2017

The basketball banners commemorating the state games of Central High School will be raised and dedicated on Thursday, Jan. 26 at 5:30 p.m. in the Central School gymnasium on 32nd and Sealy.

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Winning a ring starts in the tee box
Posted: January 16, 2017

Readers of a certain vintage might recall (Stuart) King Hill, who was born in Hamilton, Texas, played high school football at Brazosport High and was an All-American quarterback who led the Rice Owls to a Southwest Conference title in 1957.

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Saturday 01/14/2017
Texans end season with same problems as last
Posted: January 14, 2017

There were no moral victories. The New England Patriots embarrassed the Houston Texans every bit as much as oddsmakers prognosticated in Saturday night’s 34-16 AFC divisional round playoff loss.

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Cowboys' key is to slow down Rodgers
Posted: January 14, 2017

Dallas Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones has had a memorable year indeed.

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League City duo runners-up at Katy tourney
Posted: January 14, 2017

League City’s Brice Farine and Friendswood’s Matthew Fuhr both grabbed runner-up honors at the Katy January Challenger 2-Day tennis tournament.

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Friday 01/13/2017
Prime time for coastal waterfowl hunting
Posted: January 13, 2017

We are in prime time for waterfowl hunting in the coastal counties of Texas. The excellent hunting should last through the remainder of duck season, which ends Jan. 29.

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Thursday 01/12/2017
Houston Marathon field includes Olympic medalists
Posted: January 12, 2017

Forget the Super Bowl — the area’s largest single-day sporting event takes place this Sunday, when the Chevron Houston Marathon and Aramco Houston Half Marathon get underway in downtown Houston.

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Wednesday 01/11/2017
Texans fans need 'Nature Boy' mentality
Posted: January 11, 2017

After the Houston Texans secured a spot in the divisional round of the AFC playoffs with a wild-card win Saturday over the Oakland Raiders, there was a trend among many Texans fans on social media that I found peculiar — their rooting interest in Sunday’s Miami Dolphins at Pittsburgh Steelers wild-card game.

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