Putting together not just one, but two outstanding sports seasons, Santa Fe’s Josh Blankenship was the overwhelming choice of the Galveston County community for 2017-18 boys athlete of the year.
For as long as Ball High’s Kaila Lee, who was the decisive choice of the fans in The Daily News' online girls athlete of the year poll, has been able to participate in sports, she’s had an interest in pretty much all of them.
Although she fell well short in the online poll, Clear Falls’ Briana Garcia still had a 2017-18 campaign worthy of some girls athlete of the year recognition — at least in the ballot cast by The Daily News sports department.
After naming the four finalists for 2017-18 Galveston County girls athlete of the year last week, this week it’s time to announce the four boys athlete of the year finalists.
The Friendswood Mustangs had an impressive showing at the state 7on7 football championships this weekend at Veterans Park in College Station, going perfect in pool play Friday and making a run to the third round of the Division I championship bracket Saturday.
It’s time again for Galveston County high school sports fans to get out and vote for a boys and girls athlete of the year for the 2017-18 high school sports campaign.
Clear Falls’ Braydon Fisher excelled at an elite level on the field to help lead the Knights’ program to new heights, earning him the title of Galveston County baseball player of the year for the 2018 season.
The 2018 Galveston County baseball coach of the year Ronnie Wulf guided the Santa Fe program to a milestone it had not seen in nearly two decades, and then in the year’s final game, managed the team amid unimaginably tragic circumstances.
A nightmare for opposing pitchers all season and definitely the toughest out in the county, Dickinson’s Baylee Klingler is the Galveston County softball co-player for the 2018 season.
After missing last season to injury, Clear Springs’ Kelly Maxwell reclaimed her status as one of the area’s best pitchers to lead a young Chargers team back to the playoff this season.
Clear Creek’s Sam Mathews led the East All-Stars with four touchdowns in their 37-36 victory over the West All-Stars in the 16th annual Bayou Bowl, held at Stallworth Stadium on Saturday.
All-district awards — including two most valuable players — were plentiful for Galveston County high school baseball players in the 2018 postseason honors.
With a pair of superlatives in the mix, Galveston County high schools were well represented on 2018 all-district softball awards.
The anchor of a Clear Creek Wildcats team that gave top teams in their district — and even a national powerhouse — all sorts of fits this season, Kaden Lovett is the 2018 Galveston County boys soccer player of the year.
Re-writing the record books in the quality Chargers program and aiding a deep playoff run, Clear Springs’ Rana Hussein is the 2018 Galveston County girls soccer player of the year.
Multiple superlatives and other top honors were handed out to Galveston County high school soccer players following the season. Here’s a look at who got what in all-district honors.
Facing a huge hole from jump street, the Clear Springs Chargers put together a late rally, but could not come all the way back in a 5-3 playoff defeat at the hands of the Cy-Fair Bobcats on Saturday afternoon at Schroeder Park.
The Cy-Fair Bobcats pounced on early Clear Springs mistakes and kept the runs coming, as the Chargers fell, 8-3, in Game 2 of their best-of-three Region III-6A semifinal series Friday at Schroeder Park.
Clear Springs got a strong pitching performance from ace Blake Schultz and worked some fielding magic to escape a pair of daunting jams, as the Chargers topped the Cy-Fair Bobcats, 2-1, in Game 1 of their best-of-three Region III-6A semifinal playoff series Thursday at Schroeder Park.
After their series-clinching win last Friday over Kingwood, the Clear Springs Chargers baseball team had a post-game celebratory huddle like none other — and one they’ll never forget.
Just a day after 10 lives were lost in the shooting at Santa Fe High School, the tight-knit community rallied behind the school’s baseball team Saturday night, packing the stands at Jim Kethan Field in Deer Park.
Summer trips to College Station have become a way of life for Hitchcock’s 7on7 football team. On Saturday, the Bulldogs assured that tradition would continue.
Clear Springs shared their Region III-6A quarterfinal victory with Santa Fe students on Friday night. Santa Fe High School went into lockdown after a tragic mass shooting early Friday morning. Ten students and adults have been pronounced dead with many other injured and receiving treatment.
In the wake of of Friday’s deadly mass shooting at Santa Fe High School, nearby Clear Springs High School’s playoff game became about more than just baseball, and the Chargers delivered a win for not just one, but two fan bases.
Just when it looked like Carter Crookston and Michael Raji were back in the driver’s seat on Friday, one by one, the wheels started falling off for the Clear Creek Wildcats.
Because of the deadly mass shooting at Santa Fe High School that killed 10 and injured 10 more Friday morning, the Santa Fe Indians’ baseball playoff game scheduled for 7 p.m. Friday at Jim Kethan Field in Deer Park was cancelled.
Senior relief pitcher Brady Miller slammed the door on the No. 4-ranked Kingwood Mustangs, recording the final four outs and giving the Clear Springs Chargers a 2-1 victory in their Region III-6A quarterfinal matchup Thursday at Schroeder Park on the campus of the University of Houston.
Costly errors and a strong Kingwood Park pitching performance doomed the Santa Fe Indians in Thursday’s 4-0 loss in Game 1 of their Region III-5A quarterfinal series at Jim Ethan Field in Deer Park.
Thirty years have passed since the last Clear Creek High School boys doubles team made its way to the University Interscholastic League Tennis State Championships. Wildcats Carter Crookston and Michael Raji, however, are hoping a long-awaited return trip will be one to remember.
Following last week’s UIL playoff action, only two baseball teams remain standing for competition in this week’s round of postseason games. Here’s what’s going on.
At the UIL state championship for the second straight year thanks largely to some second-day regional magic, there would be no rally for the Clear Springs Chargers boys golf team at the Legacy Hills Golf Club in Georgetown on Tuesday, as the group ended their showing with a fifth-place finish.
Four legendary names of the past from O'Connell High School sports history will be inducted into the school's Buccaneer Hall of Fame on Wednesday night.
Briana Garcia used a tremendous finish to capture the Class 6A girls 300-meter hurdles championship at the 2018 UIL state track and field championships in Austin.
The Santa Fe Indians got the bats going and got a gutsy performance from sophomore starting pitcher Dalton Stevens on Saturday afternoon in Crosby to defeat the defending Class 5A state champion Port Neches-Groves Indians, 5-1, in the winner-take-all third game of their Region III-5A area round best-of-three playoff series.
Clear Springs overcame a 9-0 first-inning deficit to defeat Deer Park 11-10 in eight innings and complete a sweep of the best-of-three area-round playoff series Saturday at Pearland High School.
Atascocita’s Clay Bradford dominated Clear Falls with both his arm and his bat in helping the Eagles eliminate the Knights with a pair of victories in a Region III-6A area round series.
The La Porte Bulldogs needed only one inning to make all the difference in their 9-6 win over the Dickinson Gators at Bulldog Field on Friday night in the Region III-6A area playoff round.
Strong base running, effective execution at the plate and a dominant performance in the circle led the Kingwood Lady Mustangs to a 10-0 run-rule shortened win over the Clear Falls Knights in their one-game Region III-6A quarterfinal series Friday at Crosby.
Clear Springs used a lot of traffic on the bases to its advantage in a 6-3 win over defending Class 6A state champion Deer Park in the opening game of their best-of-three area-round playoff series Friday at Pearland High School.
In a battle of the Indians, Port Neches Grove (PN-G) Indians and the Santa Fe Indians faced off in Game 2 of their area playoff series at the neutral Ballparks at Crosby, and PN-G evened the series with a 6-3 win Friday.
Jonathon Pascale's arm aided Clear Falls to shut out Atascocita, 4-0, in Game 1 of the best-of-three Region III-6A area round series at at Eagle Field.
Jackeria Woodkins of La Marque burst out of the blocks and dominated the field to win gold in the Class 3A girls 400 meter dash at the University Interscholastic League state track and field meet at Mike A. Meyers Stadium at the University of Texas in Austin.
For the first time in program history, the Clear Falls girls track team will be sending runners to compete at the state meet, and both entrants will have solid chances to make more school history by bringing home medals in their events.
The O’Connell Lady Buccaneers are well aware of their softball program’s rich history but head coach Jay Cromie also wants his players to take it one game at a time when they take the field at the TCAL State Tournament in Houston.
The Santa Fe Indians rode a dominant pitching performance from Rome Shubert, played solid defense and took advantage of shaky Port Neches-Groves Indians fielding to log a 4-1 win in Game 1 of their best-of-three Region III-5A area round series Thursday at The Ballparks of Crosby.
The Hitchcock Lady Bulldogs will be sending a strong contingent — young but already owning state experience — looking to bring home medals at the Class 3A state track and field meet this weekend.
Texas City ISD athletic director Leland Surovik on Tuesday announced the hiring of Jasmine Hartman as the new head girl’s basketball coach for the Lady Stings program at Texas City High School.
After a disappointing baton drop ended their run at the state meet early last season, the Cardinals will compete in both the boys 4x100-meter and 4x-200-meter runs at the state meet — the tail end of a season that has the team brimming with the confidence needed to live up to their motto, “faster than a small-town rumor” at state this time around.