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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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For a long time, Houston has been considered a football school, but for the first time since the Phi Slamma Jamma days of the early ‘80s, the basketball program is making an emphatic argument that the Coogs are better at hoops.

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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.

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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?”

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As Mardi Gras approaches, a full slate of related running events fills the February race calendar. All the Mardi Gras races feature beads, costumes, enthusiastic crowds and an emphasis on fun as well as speed.

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Chris Paul’s return will eventually help James Harden shoulder the load of putting points on the scoreboard for the Houston Rockets, and it will mean Harden’s impressive scoring streak coming to an end soon. In the big picture, that’s a good thing.