Rookie Luis García showed the poise of an October ace, MVP Yordan Alvarez stayed hot at the plate and the Houston Astros earned yet another trip to the World Series, beating the Boston Red Sox 5-0 Friday night in Game 6 of the AL Championship Series.
The Friendswood Mustangs took advantage of a bevy of Goose Creek Memorial miscues to bury the Patriots in a 62-0 Homecoming victory Friday night at Henry Winston Stadium. It’s the fourth straight win for Friendswood after an 0-4 start to the season.
Behind a strong hand, featuring stingy defense and a steady running game, the Stingarees improved to 4-1 in District 12-5A-II with a dominating 35-7 victory over Dayton on Friday night at Texas City ISD Stadium.
It didn’t take long for the visiting Tors to get into the groove early and begin what would be the culmination of a sweep of all three Baytown schools this year with an emphatic 36-10 win over the mistake-prone Rangers to give Ball High (4-4, 3-2) a big opportunity to return to the postseason.
The Clear Creek Wildcats running game propelled the team to a 54-35 win against the Clear Lake Falcons on Friday night at Challenger Columbia Stadium.
Dickinson quarterback Luke Martin threw a pair of touchdowns and ran for two more as the Gators chomped their way past Clear Brook on Friday for a 42-20 District 24-6A win.
In a back-and-forth battle Friday night, La Marque’s rushing attack and defense shone when it mattered most, in the fourth quarter, as the Cougars survived a scare to down the host Wharton Tigers 31-24 in a District 12-4A-II victory.
The Mustangs were victims of two of three super-tiebreakers in the doubles, then dropped a crucial three-setter in the boys No. 3 singles that all could've swung the final score in their favor in Friendswood's 10-5 loss Friday to Katy Jordan at Jim Mavity Tennis Complex.
Friday was absolutely beautiful. Winds were light on Galveston Bay, and the fish cooperated. Saturday’s forecast is still calling for light winds, but rain chances are at 50 percent. Now remember, it’s only a forecast.
Huge special teams plays early lit the fuse for an explosive Clear Springs Chargers showing, as they rolled to a 52-21 win over the Brazoswood Buccaneers to clinch a playoff berth Thursday night at Challenger Columbia Stadium.
Friendswood won a gut-wrenching 10-9 semifinal decision over College Station A&M Consolidated on Thursday. Clear Springs’ dream postseason came to a heartbreaking end Thursday as the Chargers dropped a 10-6 loss to Fort Bend Clements.
Representing Clear Creek and Clear Lake high schools will be three coaches, 10 athletes and seven championship teams will be inducted during the fifth annual event, which was delayed in 2020 because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Having to deal with sea fog this early is a little strange. I never get used to the pea-soup air, but I expect it around January/February.
Clear Springs and Friendswood kept their team tennis state-bound hopes alive, the Chargers doing so in dramatic fashion and the Mustangs winning in a no-doubter.