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May is a time every year for graduations and endings of many things. This year I had two grandchildren graduate, and I'm celebrating graduating and winning two track championships 70 years ago. A grandson, Caleb, just graduated from Emanaus Bible College in Iowa, and another granddaughter, F…

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Santa Fe ace pitcher Rome Shubert continued to be his dynamic self and his defense continued to make great plays, as the Indians stunned the No. 1 state-ranked Georgetown Eagles with a 6-1 win in Game 1 of their best-of-three Region III-5A semifinal playoff series Thursday at Blinn College.

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In what has been a spectacular sophomore season, Santa Fe alum Shelbi Sunseri and her LSU Tigers now find themselves in the Super Regionals round of the NCAA Division I Softball Championship tournament.

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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…

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The Santa Fe Indians are now the lone Galveston County team left standing in the UIL baseball playoffs, and they now prepare to try to win a best-of-three Region III-5A semifinal series against a team that has only lost two times all season in the No. 1 state-ranked Georgetown Eagles.

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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.

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The Santa Fe Indians had a big top of the fourth inning and made it through the only bit of shakiness in the field they had in the series, as they came through with a 5-4 win in Game 2 of their Region III-5A quarterfinal series, sweeping Barbers Hill to advance to the next round of the playoffs.

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Led by a rock-solid defense and a gritty performance from pitcher Rome Shubert, the Santa Fe Indians claimed Game 1 of their best-of-three Region III-5A quarterfinal series against the Barbers Hill Eagles, 2-1, on Thursday at the University of Houston’s Schroeder Park.

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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.

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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.

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The Indians, who jumped to a big early lead, saw the Mavs tie the game after six innings. But coach Ronnie Wulf’s team fashioned four runs in the top of the 10th inning for a 9-6 victory in the Region III-5A area round at Barbers High High School late Saturday night.

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“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.”

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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.

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“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.”

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The Santa Fe Indians started fast and put up big crooked numbers in three innings en route to a dominating 15-0 victory over Manvel in a Region III-5A area round playoff game at Barbers Hill High School on Friday night.

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Aaliyah Garcia singled with two outs in the bottom of the seventh to break a 2-2 tie and give the Angleton Ladycats a 3-2 victory and a sweep of their Class 5A, Region III quarterfinal series against Santa Fe on Friday at Sweeny.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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It took about a day longer than expected, but the Santa Fe Lady Indians recorded a 7-3 win over Alvin Shadow Creek in a Region III-5A area round one-game playoff series that began Thursday and concluded Friday.

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Due to inclement weather, Santa Fe's area round game against Alvin Shadow Creek will be postponed to 3:30 p.m. Friday at Manvel High School with the Lady Indians leading 2-0 with no outs in the bottom of the second.