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The Galveston County Daily News: Allowmetoretort

January 19, 2017

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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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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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Wednesday 01/04/2017
Taking a backseat may have been best way for Osweiler to learn to drive
Posted: January 04, 2017

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.

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Wednesday 12/28/2016
College football playoff not to blame for players’ decisions to sit out
Posted: December 28, 2016

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.

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Wednesday 12/21/2016
Ejected players must be monitored more closely
Posted: December 21, 2016

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.

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Wednesday 12/14/2016
Army-Navy endures as nation’s best game
Posted: December 14, 2016

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.

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Wednesday 12/07/2016
Friendswood loss still stings, but team’s character shines through
Posted: December 07, 2016

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.

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Wednesday 11/30/2016
Texas City alum's decision clear, but not easy
Posted: November 30, 2016

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.

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Wednesday 11/23/2016
Clear Creek volleyball players should hold heads high as winners
Posted: November 23, 2016

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.

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Wednesday 11/16/2016
Wildcats heading to state for more than just a match
Posted: November 16, 2016

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.

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