Sports Editor James LaCombe picked No. 1 seed Gonzaga to win the 2021 men’s basketball tournament, and sports reporter Keenan Betz picked No. 2 seed Houston to win it all.
Bebe Galloway, a freshman from Galveston, led the Cardinals to a 2-0 week as the Big Red secured the fourth seed in the 2021 Southland Conference Basketball Tournament in Katy.
With games being canceled, Ball High alumna Sheridan Hopkins saw her college basketball career ended with business unfinished.
Ball High alumna Sheridan Hopkins’ made 2-point shot early in the second quarter last Sunday against Southwestern gave her points Nos. 6 and 7 in the game, and Nos. 1,680 and 1,681 in her University of St. Thomas career — making her the UST women’s basketball program’s all-time leading scorer.
Clear Falls alumna Ashlynn Dunbar is now showing her well-rounded athleticism at the Division I college level with the Oklahoma Sooners.
Playing high school football with his 6-foot-5 frame, Dickinson Gators alum Jalen Wydermyer was frequently the proverbial big fish in a small pond, but playing Division I college football with the Texas A&M Aggies this past season in the deep waters of the SEC, everyone was a big fish.
The Texas A&M Aggies scored 24 unanswered points to log a minor upset over the No. 25-ranked Oklahoma State Cowboys, 24-21, in the 2019 Texas Bowl at NRG Stadium on Friday.
Sheridan Hopkins, a guard on the University of St. Thomas women's basketball team and Ball High alum, was named the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference's Player of the Week for her sport in games played from Nov. 25 through Dec. 1.