With a strong rotations of starters, overall, the Astros, thankfully, are unlikely to experiment with an opener any time soon.
League City’s Zoe Male advanced to today’s 8 a.m. semifinals in the girls’ 16-and-under singles at the Bay Area Racquet Club February Junior Open tennis tournament in Clear Lake City.
One of Galveston County’s largest sporting events returns to the island on Sunday, when the Galveston Marathon, Half Marathon and 5K get under way at Stewart Beach.
I once observed a wild flower blooming through the crack of an old sidewalk. I couldn’t believe how something could survive, plus look so beautiful, under all the elements it must encounter.
Clay Walker might not hit the golf ball as far as did former Rice University quarterback and NFL star King Hill; he does not hit a laser like iron the way Junior Seau used to do; but then, I never heard either of them sing. We should all remember to give thanks for those guys and others, like Rudy T and Larry Dierker. If I list any more, I could be accused of name-dropping.
League City’s Aman Wairkar and Friendswood’s William Hipskind both won runner-up boys singles honors at the King Daddy February Challenger tennis tournament in Houston.
Whether it’s good genes, excellent physical health, exceptional wave-riding skills or a combination of all three, it seems Galveston’s Kris Hopkins keeps surfing better with age.
Last week’s fatal shootout that left five Houston police officers wounded caused many people, including runners, to ponder how they could support law enforcement in their community. Coincidentally, February brings three nearby races that have the goal of benefiting local police departments.
Lately, I received emails from people pertaining to joining a gym, plus starting to eat healthier, as soon as they receive their tax returns. Of course, my question to them is: “Why you waiting? Yes, a gym membership will help, but why not start doing something now?”
For the first time in his career, Rickie Fowler won a PGA tournament (Phoenix) when leading after 54 holes. He overcame adverse weather, a double bogey and a truly crazy triple bogey; he lost the lead, fell behind and rebounded. It was his day.
Friendswood’s Maadhvi Bhojani won the girls’ 10-and-under singles green-ball division at the 4th annual Jen Fine Homes Parent-Child Doubles & Junior Singles tennis tournament at Bay Area Racquet Club in Clear Lake City.
In what well may have been the first skirmish in a battle for the District 24-6A title, and the first step on the ladder to a state championship, local heavyweights Clear Creek, Clear Falls and Clear Springs squared off last week in the Clear Springs Invitational tournament.
Friendswood’s Heintje Unson grabbed runner-up honors in the boys’ 14-and-under singles at the Spring Junior Classic played at the Klein High School Tennis Facility.