The Hitchcock Bulldogs utilized an energy-packed third quarter to distance themselves from the Buna Cougars, en route to a 69-56 win in their Region III-3A bi-district playoff game Monday at East Chambers High School.
Playoff fever will be in full swing as six Galveston County boys basketball teams enter the fray, while one girls team remains looking to reach the deep waters of the postseason.
In a battle between the top two teams in District 23-5A, the Fort Bend Elkins Lady Knights came away with a 4-0 win over the Texas City Lady Stings on Saturday afternoon at Texas City.
The Hitchcock Lady Bulldogs cranked up their intensity level a few notches to come away with an impressive 67-51 win over the Crockett Lady Bulldogs in Friday’s Region III-3A area round playoff game at Conroe High School.
The Ball High Lady Tors' fourth-quarter rally fell short in their Region III-5A area round playoff game Friday at La Porte High School as the Kingwood Park Panthers held on for a 33-29 win.
Down seven points with less than a minute remaining, Clear Springs missed a chance to win the game when a last-second shot bounced off the rim in a 64-63 loss to Humble Summer Creek on Friday at Deer Park.
With the Friendswood Mustangs and the Alvin Yellowjackets locked up at second place in District 24-6A, scoring chances were few and far between, as the district foes battled to a 0-0 draw Friday night at Alvin High School.
Two teams will be looking to improve upon subpar performances and another will face a gigantic step up in competition as a trio of Galveston County schools enter the area round of the girls basketball playoffs Friday.
A sloppy game had an exciting finish, but the Clear Creek Wildcats were unable to come away with a win against Alief Elsik, falling to the Lady Rams, 35-34, on Tuesday night at Manvel High School.
The Fort Bend Elkins Knights clinched a share of the District 23-5A title with a 59-35 win over the Texas City Stings on Tuesday night in Texas City.
A slow Clear Springs start allowed Richmond George Ranch to hang around the game until the fourth quarter Tuesday night at Pearland High School, but the Chargers held off the Lady Longhorns in the fourth quarter to pull out a 48-40 win and advance to the second round of the 6A Region III-6A playoffs.
The Ball Lady Lady Tors made easy work on the Houston Waltrip Lady Rams in the bi-district round of the playoffs, winning, 65-19, behind their stout defense.
Aided by their trademark high-pressure defense, as well as a great effort from Majesty Otems, the Hitchcock Lady Bulldogs won their Region III-3A bi-district playoff game against Anahuac, 53-33, on Monday night at North Shore High School.
It’s postseason time for the Galveston County’s girls basketball teams that qualified, and three teams will be heavy favorites in their first-round matchups.
After day one, Friendswood head tennis coach David Cook knew his team might be in the picture for the prestigious Battle of the Bay team trophy.
Led by a big three who are all strong players on both ends of the floor and who share traits like a high-level work ethics and positive attitudes, the Ball High Lady Tors basketball program logged a rare district championship this season.
On Feb. 7 in the Challenger Columbia Stadium press box, a league of some of the greatest leaders and coaches in Clear Creek ISD history met to officially kick off the 2018 Athletic Hall of Honor nomination window, and for a little reminiscing while they were at it.
The Clear Creek Wildcats fought hard but could not overcome a red-hot Clear Lake team, as the Falcons left Carlisle Field House on Friday with a 65-55 win.
A stroke of brilliance by foreign exchange student (Spain) junior Alvaro Mellado ensured at least a point in the standings, as the Clear Falls Knights went on to a 1-1 draw Friday night at a rain-soaked Alvin Memorial Stadium.
Patience and perseverance paid off in a big way for the O'Connell Lady Buccaneers in their 35-26 win over the KIPP Houston High School Kerberos on Friday night in Galveston.
Like with so many that inked their national letters of intent on signing day Wednesday, for three of Friendswood’s football signees, the recruiting process was quite the rollercoaster for a variety of reasons.
Ball High alum Kevin Berneathy was given a long sought after opportunity when Pasadena ISD named him the new head football coach and campus athletic coordinator at Dobie High School on Tuesday.
The Dickinson Gators remain atop District 24-6A with Clear Lake after blowing out the Clear Creek Wildcats, 79-56, Tuesday at home.
Needing a win to keep a postseason bid alive, the Clear Falls Knights could not overcome a seasoned Alvin team in the regular season finale, falling, 40-28, on the road Tuesday.
Clear Falls goal keeper Maddy Anderson loomed just as large as the Great Wall of China in the first half, saving nine Clear Springs shots on goal and forcing misses on two one-on-one opportunities, but the Clear Springs Chargers kept plugging away, scoring two goals in the second half to defeat the Knights by the final score of 2-0.
Down by 18, La Marque worked its way back against Altair Rice Consolidated before the young squad finally ran out of gas in a 68-63 loss that closed their 2017-18 campaign.
Paced by a smothering defense, the Coogs finished strong as a 28-8 run in the final 11 minutes of play led them to a 51-31 victory over Altair Rice Consolidated, improving their record to 19-11 overall and 10-1 in district play.
Led by a strong defense and a fundamentally-sound team effort on offense, the Ball High Lady Tors topped the Manvel Lady Mavericks, 47-38, at home Friday night in a showdown to likely determine the District 23-5A championship.
The Ball High Tors quest for the playoffs was halted after a fourth-quarter rally came up short against the Manvel Mavericks in a 46-44 defeat Friday night.
The O'Connell Buccaneers came up short against the Houston Pro-Vision Academy Warriors, falling in a 65-51 encounter on Friday night in Galveston.
Ball High, Friendswood and Texas City in Class 5A, Division I, and Santa Fe in Class 5A, Division II will be entering loaded, new-look football districts next season after Thursday morning’s announcement from the University Interscholastic League on its 2018-2020 realignment.
In an 8-0 vote, the Texas City Independent School District board of trustees on Wednesday officially named Texas City assistant head coach Shone Evans as the next head football coach and campus athletic coordinator for La Marque.
The second-half defense by the Dickinson Gators guided them to a blowout victory over the Clear Springs Chargers, 59-39, on Tuesday at home.
Led by a solid defense in a physical game, the Clear Creek Wildcats clawed out a 40-36 win over the Alvin Lady Jackets in a key District 24-6A contest Tuesday at Butler Gym.
In the 76th minute of the game, Friendswood junior Jessica Kidd's shot found the back of the net, and the Lady Mustangs defeated the Knights by a final of 1-0 Tuesday night at Henry Winston Stadium.