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.
Lakewood Yacht Club is prepared to welcome more than 160 crews of sailors from around the world for the 2016 edition of the J/70 North American Championship.
Houston Astros third baseman Luis Valbuena and pitcher Lance McCullers Jr. visited children at the Shriners Hospital for Children in Galveston on Thursday. The players posed for photos, signed autographs and helped children color pictures of Astros mascot Orbit.
HOUSTON - Last week when talking about the differences between the two football programs, Houston Cougars junior wide receiver Chance Allen, who transferred from Oregon, said he felt like UH had something to prove.
LEAGUE CITY - It was a Saturday shootout as the Friendswood Mustangs held on to edge the Clear Springs Chargers, 42-35, in a key District 24-6A contest.
GALVESTON - The Ball High Lady Tors hosted the fourth annual volleyball tournament for the Galveston ISD middle schools on Saturday, with all the proceeds from the tournament going to the Galveston-based D’Feet Breast Cancer, Inc. charity.
TEXAS CITY — For Texas City head coach Leland Surovik, the formula for success sometimes boils down to simply letting his great athletes make great plays.
TEXAS CITY — Trailing Ball High 19-7 at halftime, Texas City coach Leland Surovik refused to give up on the Stingarees’ running game, which struggled to find consistency. Instead, he went all-in, putting the bulk of his faith in senior running backs Jarvis Ford and Exavier Simpson.