And another challenger joins the Galveston mayoral race.
Low pressure over the Oklahoma Panhandle and high pressure to the east is creating a strong pressure gradient and strong southerly winds over the Galveston area. Winds early this morning gusted to 39-mph in Galveston with gale force gusts common over offshore waters. This has led to a Coasta…
In their moment of need, and vulnerability, Galveston County residents can rest assured knowing Galveston Area Ambulance Authority (GAAA) is there to help and provide the highest quality of emergency medical care.
The Gators, who reached the third round of the state baseball tournament for just the second time in school history, must now wash away the stinging taste from an unimaginable 17-2 loss to third-ranked Kingwood in a Region III-6A quarterfinals on Friday night.
Masyn Winn, Kingwood’s all-stater, rocked the Gators with a first-inning two-run homer and then settled in on the mound to dominate a 6-0 victory in the Region III-6A baseball quarterfinals at Barbers Hill.
The number of Galveston County baseball teams still left standing in the UIL playoffs is down to three, as Santa Fe, Clear Springs and Dickinson will all face stiff competition in their respective regional quarterfinal matchups.
It should come as no surprise that the first two weeks of May have been exceedingly wet in Galveston County. The National Weather Service Office in League City/Dickinson has measured 10.26 inches of rain through the first 14 days of this month (8.49 inches more than would be anticipated for …
Officials also closed the Houston Ship Channel because of the collision, but by late Sunday it reopened to some travel. About 47 outbound vessels and 48 inbound vessels are still waiting to travel through the channel, but one-way ship traffic and two-way barge traffic resumed by Sunday afternoon, according to U.S. Coast Guard officials.
Clear Springs' Kirk Collins won gold in the 110-meter hurdles and silver in the 300-meter hurdles, and La Marque's Jackeria Woodkins won gold in the 400-meter run to highlight Galveston County athletes' performances at Day 2 of the state track and field championships in Austin on Saturday.
“They don’t look like what you think of drug addicts,” said Galveston Sheriff’s Office Lt. Shawn Lozica. “It’s a lot of older people, on limited incomes, trying to supplement their income.”
Dickinson was able to shake off a slow start to defeat Pasadena Dobie, 5-2, in the decisive Game 3 of their Region III-6A area baseball series at Crosby High School.
Showers and thunderstorms continue to develop along and off the Texas coast this morning. The storms are associated with a stationary frontal boundary along the coast and a 1010 MB low moving slowly northeastward along middle and upper-Texas coast.
“While we understand that speed counts to an extent — we all want the channel reopened — we have to find a way to lessen and eliminate the risk to the environment," officials said of when the spill might be cleaned. "We are taking a measured, cautious approach to this.”
Starting pitcher Nate Ingram allowed just five hits while catcher Lino Nunez added a homer that sparked the Gators' 4-0 win over Pasadena Dobie in the second game of a best-of-three 6A, Region III area round game at Tor Field on Friday night, evening the series at 1-1 with the decisive third game being played today at Tor Field at 1 p.m. Saturday
Galveston County residents awoke Friday to assess the damage from overnight rains, the heaviest of which were in the north communities.
After a night of pouring rain and howling wind, Galveston County residents awoke Friday morning to asses the damage of what forecasters warn was only a first round of storms expected to pass through the area.
Showers and thunderstorms will develop again tonight and into Saturday morning. Heavy rainfall will be possible and could result in flash flooding. There could be as much as another 5 inches of rain over the next day, according to the weather service.
Thunderstorms rolled across Galveston County yesterday afternoon into this morning. Rainfall amounts varied quite widely from less than an inch on Galveston Island to 3-4 inches across northern parts of the County, where some localized flooding was reported.
The National Weather Service in League City has issued two alerts and advisories for parts of Galveston County as storms continue to move across the greater Houston area.
Clear Falls’ dynamic goalkeeper Maddie Anderson was named 24-6A most valuable player, highlighting a good showing for Galveston County teams in the all-district girls soccer awards.
An upper-level disturbance moving northeastward out of Mexico, combined with a stalled frontal boundary along the lower Texas coast, will bring a good chance of showers or thunderstorms to Galveston County later tonight into Tuesday with rain chances increasing tomorrow as the front drifts b…
The Dickinson Lady Gators track and field program will be sending a four-timer and a first-timer to this weekend’s UIL State Track and Field Championships.
Nathan Ingram's brilliant pitching performance helped the Dickinson Gators sweep their Region III-6A bi-district series against the Dawson Eagles with a 2-0 home win on Thursday night.
Although rain chances will increase later today across parts of Southeast Texas with heavy rain possible, significant rainfall amounts are likely to remain north of Galveston County. The rain will be in conjunction with an upper-level disturbance moving into North Texas associated with a low…
Despite recording just one base hit in the game, the Dickinson Gators took advantage of a sloppy bottom of the first inning from Alvin and held on for a nail-biter of a 4-3 home win Tuesday.
The weather this past weekend was about as good as it gets in Southeast Texas. Sunny skies, low humidity levels, fairly light winds and cool to mild temperatures led to a picture perfect Holiday, weather-wise. Even the cold front, which had overnight lows dipping to a chilly 54° in Galveston…