The announcement Tom Herman was headed to Texas mere hours after the Longhorns officially dismissed Charlie Strong from the same position was crushing for University of Houston fans.
The Hitchcock Red Raiders 6U freshmen team completed a perfect season with a win in Super Bowl 6 — the Youth Football Federation title game — on Sunday at the Berry Center in Cypress.
Clear Springs and La Marque shared in Hitchcock’s despair as three of Galveston County’s five entrants into the UIL state football playoffs failed to advanced past the bi-district round.
During the University of Houston’s basketball media day last week, men’s head coach Kelvin Sampson spoke affectionately about a team he coached during his third season at Washington State in 1989-90.
Clear Springs has gone from a team that barely squeaked into the playoffs a year ago to one on the cusp of sweeping through District 24-6A and winning an outright title.
Brian Allen and Kendall Hill were teammates on some of La Marque High School’s most successful football teams, so it’s no surprise the two remain close even though they ended up at opposing Pac-12 Conference schools.
Winning isn’t everything, especially in high school athletics, but judging by the reactions of the Ball High players, coaches, fans and even the stadium maintenance worker, it was obvious that Friday night’s win meant a lot.
The Man Cave Cigar Lounge in League City made national headlines when its anti-Colin Kaepernick protest went viral on social media. Outside the shop on Marina Bay Drive, a red T-shirt with Kaepernick’s name and No. 7 is duct-taped to the sidewalk as a doormat.
When Nolan Frese first arrived at the Seattle Seahawks training facility in Renton, Wash., he caught himself staring one day as All-Pro cornerback Richard Sherman challenged a teammate to a game of ping pong.
For all of the returning talent from last season’s Peach Bowl-winning squad coupled with the incoming players from the highest-rated signing class in program history, a major on-field question beyond the X’s and O’s remains for UH.
Those fans who followed this year’s College World Series likely became familiar with the story of Micah Ahern. The 7-year-old boy from Arlington was not only the TCU Horned Frogs biggest supporter, but he also was an adopted member of the team.
Nick Williams entered his first season at Triple-A this year expecting he’d have to make some adjustments — especially to the opposing pitchers.
With the Astros surging up the standings, Jose Altuve deserves to be tabbed as the front-runner for the American League MVP award.
Thursday’s attack in Dallas, in which five police officers were killed and seven others injured, hit too close to home for many residents across the state of Texas. For Texas Rangers prospect Joey Gallo, the news from Dallas was especially harrowing.