Clear Springs seniors Sierra Cheatham and Tasharian Robinson recently received the type of recognition that head girls basketball coach Pam Crawford saw the potential for each player when she first met them years ago.
It took seven tries, but Houston Astros first baseman Jeff Bagwell is now in his rightful place in the National Baseball Hall of Fame.
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.
We all learn and improve in different ways. To learn the complexities of the Texans’ offense, maybe (fans must hope) Brock Osweiler just needed to step back and study without the pressure of being out there on every offensive snap.
Alabama head coach Nick Saban made some headlines and became a topic for some of the sports debate shows last week when he blamed the recent advent of the college football playoff for players like LSU running back Leonard Fournette and Stanford running back Christian McCaffery choosing to sit out their respective bowl games and instead prepare for the NFL Draft.
The postgame brawl that created an ugly, violent scene following a boys basketball game between Hitchcock and Stafford last week was something that should never be repeated and has no place in sports.
Tuesday’s Daily News sports section featured a story detailing a reunion between two former Clear Creek teammates who found themselves on opposite sides — one a cadet and the other a midshipman — in the 117th Army-Navy football game, arguably the greatest rivalry game in all of sports.
While I thoroughly enjoyed covering Clear Creek ISD’s basketball tournaments last week, not having any football games to cover still stung a little bit.
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.
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.
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.
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:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Despite a full slate of high school football games, readers probably noticed coverage was a little light when they opened their Saturday newspapers.
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.
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.