The tournament win earned Chen automatic championship-level status in United States Tennis Association-Texas Section play.
League City's Priyanka Kamath and Kanoe Chen, and Friendswood's Cade Christensen were the big winners, each earning automatic championship-level status in United States Tennis Association-Texas play with their respective wins.
The La Porte race, part of the Texas Bridge Series, crosses the Fred Hartman Bridge over the Houston Ship Channel, making it the highest off-the-ground half marathon in Texas. The bridge rises to a height of 177 feet over the water.
As the little action figure that represented me walked, he progressed from one rectangle to the next while on the side of the screen messages appeared to indicate which days tickets were sold out. Of course, the weekend packages went first, followed by the single day ducats each of the days of matches.
As of Thursday, the beach water temperature in Galveston was hovering at around 65 degrees at the Pleasure Pier, a precipitous drop from just a few weeks ago. Combined with colder air temperatures and stiff offshore breezes, neoprene coverage will be the name of the game for the next five months or so.
Putting on the race, Houston’s largest single-day sporting event, takes massive numbers of volunteers, and the race committee is now recruiting. Prime volunteer jobs fill up almost as fast as the race itself.
Astros manager A.J. Hinch’s decision to remove starting pitcher Zack Greinke from the game after the slightest couple of stumbles will be looked upon as what cost them the 2019 Fall Classic.
Two weeks ago, I wrote about how I was waiting for a breakout week with my picks by selecting 12 or more correct picks.
Then I went 12-2 in week 8. I almost had back-to-back weeks but fell short. I had two picks (Carolina and Kansas City) that I shouldn’t have picked.