Until normality returns, the stadium lights at Galveston ISD’s various athletics facilities will be turned on every weekday from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. in a symbolic gesture of hope and solidarity.
Teammates from the state semifinalist Dickinson Gators earning co-most valuable player honors highlighted the District 24-6A boys basketball postseason awards.
Two Friendswood players earned superlatives, and a Texas City player earned another to headline the Galveston County contingent in the 22-5A all-district boys basketball awards.
With officials stressing the importance of social distancing, athletic programs getting messages out to student-athletes is requiring some creativity. That’s where social media has been utilized.
With the UIL on Thursday announcing games for high school sports would not resume until May 4, Galveston County athletic directors and coaches were left with some hope of finishing their seasons while being pushed to the brink of outright cancellations.
As the UIL on Monday extended its suspension of all sanctioned contests to practices and workouts, Galveston County high school coaches and athletic trainers maintained a positive outlook while encouraging their student-athletes to work on their own to stay in shape during the ongoing break in activities.
Galveston County high school sports teams are going to have to figure out a way to make up for at least two missed weeks of scheduled district games.
On Friday, the UIL extended a suspension on competition to March 29 for high school sports teams that were originally scheduled to return from spring break and resume play next week.
Amid growing public fear of the coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, the University Interscholastic League announced Thursday afternoon its boys state basketball tournament will be suspended until further notice.
Plenty of Galveston County players were recognized in the District 24-6A girls basketball postseason honors, with Clear Springs getting a near sweep of the superlatives.
Galveston County teams were well represented in the District 22-5A postseason honors, highlighted by Ball High senior Bebe Galloway being named offensive player of the year and Friendswood's Daron Scott being named coach of the year for guiding the Lady Mustangs to an unbeaten district champ…
The undefeated district champion Hitchcock Lady Bulldogs were heavily awarded in 24-3A's postseason all-district honors.