Friendswood senior middle blocker McKenna Fridye put together an outstanding, record-breaking 2017 season to earn Galveston County volleyball player of the year honors.
With instant success in her first season at the helm of the team, all the while facing the daunting task of replacing a local legend, Santa Fe head coach Jennifer Webb is the 2017 Galveston County volleyball coach of the year.
Despite falling behind by as much as 24 points, the Ball High Tors gave themselves a chance to win in the end, but were unable to pull off the improbable comeback in a 71-65 loss at Clear Brook.
In 24-6A’s all-district selections, Galveston County football programs racked up plenty of honors with the top prize — district MVP — going to Dickinson senior receiver/quarterback Montel Parker.
It should be no surprise that the district champion Hitchcock Bulldogs (5-0 in district) took home a lion’s share of 12-3A-I’s all district honors.
In their District 23-5A opener Tuesday, a scorching start proved to be the difference-maker in a fairly evenly-matched, well-played game, as the Texas City Stings topped the Ball High Tors, 61-49, at home.
The stifling defense and big-play ability of the Cypress-Fairbanks Bobcats were too much for underdogs Friendswood, as the Mustangs fell, 45-14, in Friday’s Region III-6A, Division II regional semifinal game at TDECU Stadium.
Deazhia Smith scored 11 points to lead the Wildcats while Ana Rodriguez scored three 3-pointers in the first half, finishing with nine points. Savonnah Lewis scored seven while Aiken Semones and Lauren Sinclair each had three points.
The Friendswood Mustangs will look to overcome a sizable numbers disadvantage and a currently undefeated team when they meet the Cypress-Fairbanks Bobcats tonight at TDECU Stadium.
Ball High, Hitchcock, Clear Creek, Clear Falls and Clear Springs all picked up a win on Day 1 of the Peggy Whitley Classic girls basketball tournament, hosted by Clear Creek.
A thriller between Clear Falls and Houston Milby was among many highlights on Day 1 of the Carlisle-Krueger Classic boys basketball tournament, held on the high school campuses of Clear Lake and Clear Falls.
In what has been an up-and-down season and surprise return to the third round of the playoffs for the Friendswood Mustangs, a bright spot throughout the year has been the remarkable season turned in by linebacker Jake Yurachek.
Hitting clutch dagger after clutch dagger Tuesday night, senior guard Alex Dehoyos totaled a career high of 42 points (31 coming in the second half), to lead the Friendswood Mustangs in their home opener to a 75-64 win over the Baytown Sterling Rangers.
The Ball High Lady Tors survived their first of many tough tests in district play as they held off the Fort Bend Elkins Lady Knights, 55-49, at home on Tuesday night.
The Lady Bulldogs displayed a newly-formed chip on their shoulders in Tuesday’s home opener, as Hitchcock ransacked a quality Coldspring-Oakhurst Lady Trojans squad in an 81-40 blowout win.
The youthful Clear Creek Wildcats got a tough early-season teaching moment as they saw a 20-point lead wiped out and took a 49-46 loss against the Fort Bend Hightower Lady Hurricanes at Butler Gym on Monday night.
With all hands on deck for the first time this season on Saturday night, the Dickinson Gators picked up a solid team win against Morton Ranch in the Texas Jamboree.
The Franklin Lions overwhelmed La Marque from start to finish, as the Cougars suffered a 45-7 loss in Saturday afternoon’s Region III-3A, Division I area round playoff game at Waller ISD Stadium.
Looking for a big upset in Friday night’s Region III-5A, Division II area round playoff game, the Texas City Stings lost in heartbreaking fashion, 24-17, against the heavily-favored Port Neches-Groves Indians.
The Bulldogs couldn't keep up with the Trojans on Friday night as Hitchcock dropped a 42-0 decision to West in the second round of the Class 3A, D-I playoffs.
Port Arthur Memorial quarterback Keitha Jones suited up for Friday’s Class 5A, Region III, Division I area round game battling the flu. By the end of the first half, Ball High was left wishing he had stayed in bed.
The Dickinson Gators’ special teams issues led them to 50-21 loss to the Atascocita Eagles in the Class 6A-I, Region III area round of the playoffs Friday at Galena Park ISD Stadium.
North Shore used its speed and size up front to out-muscle Clear Springs, 52-21 in Friday's Class 6A-I, Region III quarterfinal playoff contest at Pasadena Memorial Stadium.
The Friendswood Mustangs kept their season alive in an absolute white-knuckle ride Friday afternoon at NRG Stadium, edging the Humble Summer Creek Bulldogs, 27-26, in their Region III-6A-II area-round playoff matchup.
La Marque built big leads early in each half and survived a late-game Ball High rally to top the Tors, 73-70, on Wednesday in the latest chapter of the two teams’ rivalry.
The Dickinson Gators avenged a loss last year in their rivalry game with the Texas City Stings, pulling away after a competitive first quarter for an 80-53 win Tuesday at home.
Injuries hampered the Ball High Lady Tors' effort, as a freshly full-strength Friendswood Lady Mustangs squad logged an impressive 63-43 road win Monday afternoon.
Playing in the post season for the first time since 2009, the Tors won their first playoff game since 2003, beating the Houston Austin Mustangs in a 22-17 bi-district contest in the Class 5A playoffs at Kermit Courville Stadium.
Clear Springs dominated the line of scrimmage on both sides of the ball in a decisive 54-29 win over Pearland in Friday's Class 6A, Region III, Division II bi-district game at CCISD Challenger Columbia Stadium.