Around 1,200 people lost power in Galveston on Friday morning, after a Waste Management trash truck took down a utility pole near Seawall Boulevard.
After hosting 110 teams and raising more than $3,000 during the inaugural Cougar Beach Bash, the sand volleyball tournament returns to East Beach with more than 150 players preregistered for the event.
Except for the heat, near-perfect conditions for fishing prevailed over the Galveston area on Friday. Anglers on the water early had the best luck and just about all of the typical summertime hot spots paid off.
Team USA Strength and Conditioning Coach Jimmy Small, left, and U.S. National Team head coach Mike Blundetto, right, instruct team trial participants on the use of the electronic test paddle.
Team trial and paddling clinic participants paddle a Dragon Boat on Clear Lake on Saturday.
A dragon boat has 20 paddlers, one oarsman steering the boat and a drummer in the front.