Recap of Tuesday night's boys high school basketball action including games involving Clear Creek, Clear Falls and Friendswood.
Recap of Tuesday night's girls high school basketball action including games involving Clear Springs, Ball High and Hitchcock as well as a matchup between Friendswood and Santa Fe.
Recap of Tuesday night's high school volleyball action including matches from around District 24-6A as well as Ball High's victory in its matchup with Fort Bend Marshall in District 23-5A.
Recap of Tuesday night's county-wide high school volleyball action including matches involving Clear Creek, Clear Falls, Clear Springs, Dickinson, Ball High and Texas City.
Recap of Friday night's high school volleyball action including matched involving Clear Falls, Clear Creek, a matchup between Dickinson and Santa Fe and results from the Leander ISD Volleypalooza tournament.
Recap of Saturday's high school volleyball action including results from the Frauleinfest tournament in New Braunfels, Northeast ISD tournament in San Antonio, the Gator Classic tournament in Dickinson and the Byron Nelson tournament in Trophy Club.
Recap of Friday night's high school volleyball action including results from the Frauleinfest tournament in New Braunfels, Northeast ISD tournament in San Antonio, the Gator Classic tournament in Dickinson and the Byron Nelson tournament in Trophy Club.
Recap of Tuesday night's high school volleyball action including matches involving Clear Creek, Clear Falls, Clear Springs, Dickinson as well as Ball High, Santa Fe and Texas City.
Recap of Saturday's matches from the Adidas Texas Invitational tournament involving Clear Springs, Friendswood, Clear Falls and Santa Fe as well as Dickinson's results in the Carrollton Tournament.
Recap of Tuesday's opening round matches to start the 2015 high school volleyball season including Clear Creek, Clear Springs, Dickinson and Friendswood on the Class 6A level and Ball High and Santa Fe in Class 5A.
The Houston Astros’ struggles against the Oakland A’s at O.co Coliseum continued over the weekend as Houston dropped three of four games in Oakland, Calif. Since joining the American League West in 2013, the Astros are 10-18 in Oakland and have lost five of the eight series played there.
While Dallas Keuchel has put himself into the discussion for the AL Cy Young Award, and offseason acquisitions like Luke Gregerson, Pat Neshek, Colby Rasmus and Evan Gattis have been key contributors, a trio of rookies are the primary newcomers that have helped positioned the Astros to make a playoff run for the first time since 2005.
After losing their lead in the American League West the day before the All-Star break, all the Houston Astros wanted was a chance to reclaim the top spot in the division entering their series against the Los Angeles Angels this week.
While the Astros' recent losing skid cost them their lead in the American League West – the team is out of first place for the first time since April 18, currently trailing the Los Angeles Angels by a half game – there are reasons to believe that the club will bounce back from its pre-All-Star break struggles.
A year ago, Houston Astros left-hander Dallas Keuchel was one of five pitchers hoping to make the American League All-Star squad by way of the All-Star Final Vote. There won’t be any need for Keuchel to win a vote in 2015 as Major League Baseball announced the 27-year-old was named to the AL team, joining Jose Altuve who won the starting second base job by fan vote.
Less than two weeks after the Major League Baseball draft, players selected have been tasked with signing a professional contract, packing and reporting to the minor league affiliate they were assigned to by the big league parent club.
Over the past two seasons, the Houston Astros top two position player prospects, outfielder George Springer and shortstop Carlos Correa, have made their major league debuts. On Monday night against the Colorado Rockies, the two elite prospects dominated on the field and in the box score.
Because of limited space in print, there were portions of Texas Rangers prospect Nick Williams’ conversation with The Daily News that weren’t included in the recent feature about him. What follows are Williams’ take on various topics that did not appear in print.
With Scott Feldman out for an extended amount of time, Houston’s strength – it’s pitching – is going to be tested. While taking Feldman’s spot in the rotation. Brett Oberholtzer turned in a solid start, allowing two runs and seven hits in 5 1/3 innings before ending up with a no-decision.
While relievers Jake Buchanan and Kevin Chapman and outfielder L.J. Hoes are among the players who have already frequented the back and forth, Triple-A to the Major Leagues shuttle, the Astros have started to tap into the talent they have accumulated over their last several drafts to help the club maintain its surprising hot start to the season.
James LaCombe and Anthony Oppermann break down the thrilling playoff series victories for the Santa Fe softball and Clear Creek baseball teams and discuss the keys for both squads as they advance in the postseason. They also recap the Clear Springs baseball team's remarkable playoff run and highlight James' favorite moment from the previous weekend.
21-year-old Lance McCullers, who made his Major League debut Monday against Oakland, was the latest to take his shot at claiming a spot in the Houston rotation. McCullers’ promotion could be the start of a series of moves as the Astros turn to internal options to solidify the big league club and sustain their early-season success.
James LaCombe and Anthony Oppermann explain how the Santa Fe Lady Indians proved that there's more to the team than just Shelbi Sunseri as well as breakdown Clear Springs offensive breakout in the baseball playoffs in addition to Clear Creek's dominant area-round performance. They also discu…
The Houston Astros saw their longest winning streak in over a decade snapped by the Texas Rangers in a 2-1 home loss May 4. The team’s stretch of 10 consecutive victories wasn’t the only streak that was interrupted as the Astros string of wins in games started by Dallas Keuchel also ended at…
The opening round of the baseball playoffs went just as James Lacombe predicted it would. He and Anthony Oppermann recap the bi-district round including the local teams from District 24-6A sweeping the opponents from 23-6A. The duo also discuss the lone remaining team from the area in the softball playoffs as well as state track and field.
The Houston Astros saw their 10-game winning streak snapped in a 2-1 loss the Texas Rangers on Monday but not before setting their best 25-game start in franchise history at 18-7.
James LaCombe and Anthony Oppermann breakdown the first round of the softball playoffs including Santa Fe's close call against Fort Bend Foster and Clear Falls' upset over Fort Bend Travis. Additionally, they preview the opening round of the baseball playoffs and discuss who's the hotter squad entering the postseason, Clear Creek or Santa Fe.