At least one expert on public-information laws maintained that the letter showed violations of the Texas Open Meetings Act.
At least one expert on public-information laws maintained that the letter showed violations of the Texas Open Meetings Act.
Rosenberg Library is doubling their bandwidth to 200 megabytes per second.
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.
One of the mantras in our colleges and universities — and maybe in advanced high school classes, too — is that we must teach students to think critically.
Unfortunately, unless the scammer can be identified and criminal charges filed or a civil case initiated there is little recourse to having your money returned.
A district championship is a major accomplishment for any school in any sport. Landon Etzel, the 2015-16 Galveston County boys athlete of the year, led Clear Creek to three this past school year.
Several Galveston County football teams are garnering early attention from coaches statewide with recognition in the Texas High School Coaches Association’s preseason regional rankings, which were released Monday.
Clear Falls’ Ashlynn Dunbar, the 2015-16 Galveston County girls athlete of the year, had some ups and downs this season, but through it all, remained a highly versatile and well-rounded athlete.
Baseball is a game of adjustments, and now coaches statewide will have to adjust to new regulations on pitch counts next season.
The Daily News’ Galveston County athlete of the year coverage continues with the four finalists on the boys side.
By late Saturday afternoon, the group of Gators players put Dickinson on the statewide football radar, as they battled through five rounds of high-level touch football against state powers under a hellacious summer sun to finish as the 2016 7on7 state runner-up.
Hitchcock knocked off a state champion to match school history, and Dickinson advanced to the championship bracket for the second straight year on the second day of the Texas 7on7 Championships on Friday at College Station’s Veterans Park and Athletic Complex.
Hitchcock had a strong enough showing to enter today’s championship bracket, while La Marque continued its struggles at the tournament on the first day of the Division II State 7on7 Championships held Thursday at College Station’s Veterans Park and Athletic Complex.
Three Galveston County teams will be competing in the Adidas State 7on7 football championships over the course of the next three days, and while the schools aren’t strangers to the event, there will be plenty of new faces trying to take advantage of the unique opportunity to hone their skills.
The Daily News’ Galveston County athlete of the year coverage returns again, beginning with the four finalists on the girls side.
Galveston County players made their impact on the contest as the East topped the West, 14-13, in the Lone Star Bowl high school football all-star game held at Joe Raitano Field.
Galveston County will be widely represented as summertime all-star high school football action comes to Santa Fe today.
While their South team fell, 14-4, to the North, Santa Fe’s stars shined brightly at Tuesday’s Houston Area Baseball Coaches Association all-star game for schools Class 5A and below held at the University of Houston’s Darryl and Lori Schroeder Park.
Two Clear Creek standouts were recognized on the Texas High School Baseball Coaches Association’s Class 6A all-state team, which was released Monday, while Friendswood’s star player earned a selection to the THSBCA Class 6A all-star all-state team.
Santa Fe's Jacob Blankenship, the Galveston County player of the year, headlines the 2015-16 all-county baseball teams.
In his high school career, Santa Fe senior pitcher Jacob Blankenship didn’t get much time in the spotlight, but the 2016 Galveston County baseball player of the year made the most of his fleeting opportunity.
When a program led by the likes of Santa Fe head coach Ronnie Wulf, the 2016 Galveston County baseball coach of the year, looks like it will be forced into rebuilding mode, it finds a way to reload instead.
The hosting Ball High finished the two days with the most wins, but La Marque ended the Beach Shoot-Out tournament with an exciting victory against the Tors in what became a de facto championship game.
Former O’Connell High School four-time state doubles champion and longtime Texas A&M University women’s tennis coach Bobby Kleinecke has accepted the head tennis coaching position at Bryan Independent School District’s Earl Rudder High School.
There were several intriguing athletics items up for discussion at the University Interscholastic League’s legislative council’s meeting Tuesday, but most were either turned down or punted away for further study.
Santa Fe's Shelbi Sunseri, the Galveston County player of the year, again headlines the 2015-16 all-county softball teams.
Santa Fe’s Shelbi Sunseri, the 2016 Galveston County softball player of the year, points to a quote attributed to author and motivational speaker Leo Buscaglia as inspiration to keep improving her skills.
While the East fell to the West, 14-9, in Saturday’s Bayou Bowl all-star football game at Rhodes Stadium, a pair of Galveston County players — and former Hitchcock Red Raiders little league teammates — made a major contribution for their team.
Texas City’s Matthew Ibarra, who was 3 years old when the Houston Texans franchise launched, has been a diehard fan of the team for as long as he can remember.
For a brief moment in time, the “Clash of the Causeway” was renewed as Ball High and La Marque exchanged pleasantries on the gridiron.
Gavin Howe’s baseball-playing days ended in little league, but the recent Clear Creek graduate will be headed to college this fall on a full athletic scholarship.
A state champion from Texas City was crowned last week as Stingarees senior Ashley Hykel won her second state shot put gold medal of her high school career at the Special Olympics’ statewide 2016 Summer Games.
The 2016 Keep Kids in School golf tournament recently presented Communities In Schools-Bay Area with a check for $173,000. These proceeds will fund programs for at-risk students in Clear Creek and Dickinson independent school districts.
Clear Creek Independent School District has announced the establishment of an Athletic Hall of Honor to recognize the efforts and contributions of former student-athletes, coaches and teams who have brought distinction, honor and excellence to themselves and Clear Creek ISD.
The Santa Fe Indians’ sibling battery duo earned superlatives, and seven other county players earned first team honors in the recently released All-District 23-5A baseball team.
On May 23, the Ball High School golf team participated in the 28th annual Rotary Club of Galveston Island’s Coca-Cola Classic golf tournament at the Galveston Country Club. The teams represented the school well at the event, which was also sponsored by The Daily News and Champion Office Products.
The Santa Fe Indians couldn’t overcome missed scoring opportunities as their season ended in an extra-innings thriller Saturday at Mumford against the College Station Cougars, who swept the teams’ best-of-three Region III-5A semifinal series.
Clear Creek sophomore Jordan Castillo, 15, recently participated in the U.S.A. Water Polo’s 2016 Olympic Development Program's National Championship in Riverside, Calif. where she was identified as one of the top athletes in the United States for her age group.
A new series at the same venue against a different set of Cougars saw the same Game 1 struggles for Santa Fe as the Indians dropped the opener of their best-of-three Region III-5A semifinal series, 3-0, against College Station on Thursday.
The clock struck midnight on the Bay Area Christian Broncos’ unlikely run through the Class 3A TAPPS playoffs as they fell to the defending champion Lubbock Christian Eagles, 11-1, in Wednesday’s state championship game at the Baseball U.S.A. complex.
Senior Ford Cunningham prayed beforehand Clear Creek head tennis coach Patrick Marrie would survive his 22nd and final postseason banquet. Plenty of sniffles and tear drops later, somehow, someway, Marrie did.
The Bay Area Christian Broncos didn’t rest on their laurels, scoring early en route to a 6-4 win against district rival Katy Faith West in the Class 3A TAPPS state semifinals Tuesday at Baseball U.S.A. in Houston.
With two players earning superlatives and six more making first team, Santa Fe led the charge for locals in the recently released 23-5A all-district team
Galveston County schools boasted the district’s most valuable player and all but three spots on the first team in the recently released 24-6A all-district softball honors.
With both teams’ seasons on the line, it was ace versus ace as the Santa Fe Indians topped the Crosby Cougars, 2-0, to win Game 3 of their Region III-5A quarterfinal series and move on to the next round of the postseason.
Clear Creek flooded the first team, while Friendswood’s standout pitcher/first baseman earned top honors in the District 24-6A postseason honors released Monday.
Sometimes a team just gets it together at the right time.
The Pearland Oilers were busy on the base paths in Friday night's Region III-6A regional quarterfinal doubleheader sweep versus the Clear Creek Wildcats in Sweeny.
Led by five runs batted in from left fielder Wade Perkins, the Santa Fe Indians’ offense came to life Friday at Tomball’s Premier Baseball of Texas facility as they staved off elimination.
Because of inclement weather, Game 1 of the Clear Creek-Pearland best-of-three Region III-6A quarterfinal playoff series was postponed Thursday.
The quality at-bats that have gotten Santa Fe to this point were not there Wednesday night at Sweeny High School as the Indians fell, 3-1, in Game 1 of their best-of-three Region III-5A quarterfinal series against the Crosby Cougars.
In a series with so many delays, cancellations and schedule/venue changes, of course it took extra innings to decide the final game.
It didn’t take Clear Springs’ Aava Azad and Melody Duong very long to start thinking about next year.
Clear Springs’ Aava Azad and Melody Duong open the University Interscholastic League Class 6A state tennis championships today with a formidable first-round quarterfinal opponent.
Adjustments on the mound and in the batter’s box weren’t the only ones being made by local teams during the area round of the state high school baseball playoffs this weekend.
Leave it to good ol’ Uncle Kristian to turn an innocent tennis court friendship into a serious state contender. So goes it with the Clear Springs girls’ doubles team of Aava Azad and Melody Duong, friends for life who are just three wins away from a Class 6A state championship.
Seven hours later, two locations later and a three-hour lightning delay later, the Clear Creek Wildcats eliminated the Pearland Dawson Eagles by taking Game 3 of the best-of-three, area-round series.
Powerful storms swept Central Texas on Saturday afternoon, dealing Day 3 of the University Interscholastic League state track and field meet by more than six hours.
O'Connell College Preparatory School left little doubt who the best is in Texas Christian Athletic League softball, beating Houston Mount Carmel in the TCAL state tournament semifinals, 14-4, and Houston Cristo Rey in the final, 11-1.
Stranded runners and then storms saw the Region III-5A best-of-three area round playoff series between Santa Fe and Port Neches-Groves fail to reach its scheduled conclusion Saturday.
Ball High rallied from a 5-2 deficit to tie Game 2 of their best-of-three Region III-5A area round playoff series against Crosby, only to fall short in the late innings as the Cougars eliminated the Tors by a final score of 6-5 on Friday at Tor Field.
Because of inclement weather in Baytown, Game 2 of the Santa Fe versus Port Neches-Groves Region III-5A best-of-three area round playoff series was cancelled and rescheduled for today.
The Clear Creek Wildcats shook off a Game 1 loss and buried the Pearland Dawson Eagles early to take Game 2, 9-3, Friday and even the teams’ Region III-6A area round best-of-three playoff series at 1-1.
In Game 1 of their Region III-6A area round best-of-three playoff series, the Pearland Dawson Eagles jumped on the Clear Creek Wildcats early and often to run away with an 8-2 win.