Justin Verlander struck out 10 over seven innings in his first home start for Houston, Derek Fisher and Marwin Gonzalez homered in a big fifth inning and the Astros clinched the American League West with a 7-1 win over the Seattle Mariners on Sunday.
Age, work and a extended gap in participating in her sport have all failed to slow down Galveston’s Anne Brasier, as she is set to compete in the 60-64 age group at the World Triathlon Grand Final to be held in Rotterdam, The Netherlands on Sept 17.
First responders from area fire and law enforcement departments squared off in the ring for charity at the 9th Annual Battle of the Badges at Moody Gardens in Galveston.
After the devastation that Hurricane Harvey wrought all over the Houston area, first responders, more than ever, deserved a time to let loose and shine on a big stage, and Saturday’s Battle of the Badges at the Moody Gardens Convention Center certainly fit that bill.
Today is Labor Day and the last of the big summer holidays. Unfortunately, this year it will go down as a big disappointment, as the remnants of Hurricane Harvey and its floodwaters left many anglers facing dire circumstances and fishing was the last thing on their minds. Bait camps are out …
We are all thankful that Harvey is out of here. Unfortunately scars of the hurricane remain and is something that will be with us for quite some time.
The dream that Texas City’s D’Onta Foreman and La Marque’s Brian Allen realized in April’s NFL Draft became reality for Galveston’s Nick Williams on Friday, albeit on a different type of field.
Last year’s Texas Outlaw Challenge closed the book on the event’s nine-year, first chapter, as the event’s producer put it; this week’s began the second.
More than 400 Special Olympic athletes from the Gulf Coast area competed Saturday during the annual Area 22 Spring Games at Sam Vintanza Stadium in Dickinson for a chance to attend the Summer Games, which will be held at the University of Texas-Arlington on May 25-28.
Eighty-eight picks came and went in the 2017 NFL Draft before D’Onta Foreman's dream became more true than he could ever imagine. Foreman, the Texas City native and University of Texas All-America running back, was selected by the Houston Texans in the third round (89th overall) on Friday night, assuring that his family and friends won't have to go far to see him begin his professional career.
GALVESTON — The island once again served as host for the Memorial Hermann Ironman 70.3 Texas race, with hundreds of the world’s most tip-top athletes competing for top honors.
For 32-plus years, Christina Sullivan brought joy and love to so many. On Saturday, Sullivan will be honored by her family with the first-ever The Christina Grillo Sullivan Foundation Tennis Tournament at Menard Park’s Scoggins-Stiglich Courts.
What may go down as the best Super Bowl of all time went down in Houston, with the New England Patriots defeating the Atlanta Falcons, 34-28, by mounting the largest comeback in the big game’s history Sunday at NRG Stadium.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver and Ball High alum Mike Evans added another accomplishment to what has been a career season as he received the Bridgestone Performance Play of the Year award at the annual NFL Honors on Saturday night.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver and Ball High alum Mike Evans joined the NFL Experience — a sort of theme park for football fans housed in the George R. Brown Convention Center as a part of Super Bowl LI week festivities — on Friday to sign autographs on various memorabilia for a throng of fans.
A week of Super Bowl festivities and the media frenzy surrounding the big game officially kicked off with the Super Bowl LI Opening Night at Minute Maid Park on Monday.
One of the numerous events surrounding the week of the Super Bowl, the NFL Experience opens to fans today at the George R. Brown Convention Center.
Simone Biles tried to treat the 2016 Summer Olympics like just your average ordinary gymnastics meet. So what if the stage and the stakes were different?
Brock Osweiler was supposed to be the man to end Houston’s years of quarterback woes. Instead, he’s thrown more interceptions (13) than touchdowns (12) and has often failed to move the offense.
With the help of all 25 players on the roster, the League City Panthers defeated the Texas City Bengals, 14-7, in triple overtime in the 2016 Gulf Coast Premier Football League freshman Super Bowl on Nov. 12 at Rice Stadium.
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.
“Mean” Gene Hill said he was looking for an early knockout in his first title defense, and the NABA-US Heavyweight champion got his wish Saturday night when he shut down challenger Nick Guivas with a second-round TKO.
The Texas state champion League City Post 554 team fell short of a trip to the American Legion’s Baseball World Series, making a deep run in the Mid-South Regional Tournament before eventually bowing out.
League City Post 554 was all over West Texas Pecos Post 460 from the get-go, cranking out four home runs in an 18-0 run-ruled win in the American Legion baseball state tournament championship Friday at Lutheran South Academy.
One of the team’s youngest members got League City Post 554’s runs parade started with a bang, and West Texas Pecos Post 460 came unraveled late as League City picked up a 14-2 win Friday in the American Legion state baseball tournament.
Players on the League City Post 554 team found their hitting stroke in the second half of the game to open the American Legion State Tournament with a 14-2 run-rule shortened win against Edinburgh Post 101 on Wednesday.
Former Clear Brook track star Brandon Taylor can add the title of world champion to his list of accomplishments as he was a part of the U.S. 4x100-meter relay team that won gold Saturday at the International Association of Athletics Federations World U20 Championships in Poland.
The storied Clear Creek basketball program lost a giant figure Saturday when legendary Wildcats player Bennie Lenox died from various ailments at his home in Bertram, Texas. He was 74.
Good news: It's only nine weeks until The Daily News Press Run gets underway. Even better news: Nine weeks is exactly how long the Couch to 5K training program takes to turn sofa straddlers into striders.
Lakewood Yacht Club youth celebrated a first-time victory for the United States at the Optimist Team Racing World Championship in Vilamoura, Portugal.
Even with capacity extended beyond original plans, NFL star and island native Mike Evans’ football camp in Galveston is full and the celebration of the inaugural event is ready to go.
The city of Friendswood is having a “School’s Out” punch card sale. Punch Cards for 16 classes for the city of Friendswood adult fitness program are on sale now.
With its expansive shoreline, Galveston will be the location of one of an increasing number of beach soccer tournaments that are popping up across the U.S. from Santa Monica to Miami Beach.