Eleven weekly high school football games will be featured as the “Game of the Week.” The webcast will be carried live, for free, on both clearlifemedia.com and galvnews.com.
Votes will be tallied until 5 p.m. July 27, and the Galveston County boys athlete of the year will be announced in that weekend’s Daily News sports section.
The cut-off for voting in this poll will be 5 p.m. Wednesday, July 20, and the Galveston County girls athlete of the year will be announced in that weekend’s edition of The Daily News’ sports section.
A 2-1 finish in pool play Friday earned the Gators 7on7 football squad a berth into the Division I championship bracket Saturday, where Dickinson won its first-round matchup against Dripping Springs 19-14.
The championship game saw the Bulldogs pitted against the defending Class 3A-I state champion Lorena, which Hitchcock ran into in the first round of last year’s UIL playoffs. The sting of that loss for the Bulldogs clearly added to the 7on7 team’s motivation, as they recorded a resounding 33-6 win over the Leopards.
The Eagles held on to an early lead thanks in large part to strong pitching and clutch defense to take a 2-1 win over the Mustangs and claim the state title.
Among new Galveston ISD Athletic Director Bob Jones’ list of goals for the district is to get its high school sports teams playing on an elite level across the board — with the new facilities playing a key role in that — and to improve the overall culture of athletics in Galveston.
After the Mustangs’ 2021 playoff run ended just one round shy of reaching state, fans at the event were fully aware of just how special going to state is.
The Clear Creek ISD Athletic Hall of Honor Board of Directors announced Tuesday the 2022 class of inductees into the Hall. This will be the seventh group of CCISD alumni inducted into the Athletic Hall of Honor since its inception.
With another quality softball season in the books, Galveston County players were bestowed with postseason recognitions in the 24-6A all-district honors.
The District 22-5A co-champion Friendswood Lady Mustangs led the way for local teams’ superlatives in the recently released all-district softball honors.
Posting a 3-10-1 pre-district record and projected by some to not even make the playoffs, Clear Creek’s magical run to the District 24-6A baseball championship earned the Wildcats a sweep of the all-district superlatives.
With each game an exciting, one-run affair, the Santa Fe Indians extended their best-of-three Region III-5A area-round series with a 6-5 win in Game 2, but fell just short 7-6 in a marathon 11-inning Game 3 that sent the Milby Buffaloes to the regional quarterfinal round.
Starting with Janelle Wilson’s homer in the top of the first inning, the Lady Mustangs took the game directly to Crosby and came away with an eye-popping 10-0, six-inning win Saturday night to close out their best-of-three Region III-5A quarterfinal series.