If there’s one thing that unites Texas City linebacker D’Vonta Hinton with two of the greatest football players to emerge from his future football program Texas Tech, it’s the notion that size doesn’t matter.
Some of Galveston County’s own received recognition from the Texas Sports Writers Association with the release of the TSWA’s Class 6A and 5A all-state teams on Friday.
DALLAS — Eighteen premier lacrosse teams, including Friendswood High School’s D1 varsity lacrosse, participated this past weekend for the annual Jesuit Dallas Round Robin Invitational, held Jan. 31 and Feb. 1 at Postell Stadium.
The football program that defined a city while becoming one of the state’s flagship teams may have played its last down.
With the news of the Texas Education Agency revoking La Marque ISD’s accreditation, the future of the school’s wealth of talented athletes currently hangs in limbo.
DICKINSON — With one of their high school’s best seasons behind them and their college football futures ahead of them, Wednesday’s National Signing Day ceremony was both jovial and heart-felt for five of the Dickinson Gators’ senior leaders.
LA MARQUE — For many top college football prospects, National Signing Day is a zenith of a high school career before playing ball in college.
LEAGUE CITY — Clear Springs was busy on National Signing Day, as seven student athletes were able to begin the morning by signing letters of intent.
When my son Dylan was 11 years old, I coached his youth basketball team. We had a successful season, all the players improved, had lots of fun, except for one situation. We were down to our last game and one of the players, whom I will call John, hadn’t scored a goal all season, even though he had equal playing time as his teammates.
The Harlem Ambassadors show basketball team brought their brand of on-court comedy to Texas City on Monday in a fundraising exhibition game against the Sting Shooters, an all-star team of Texas City ISD teachers, coaches and staff members.
As the regular season winds down in local girls basketball, teams in more comfortable positions saw teams fighting for a playoff spots come at them with gusto. Included are some notable notes from the past week.
When watching Super Bowl XLIX this evening, keep in mind that Galveston County’s contribution to the first 48 Super Bowls is one rich with success, as a total of 11 local players have reached professional football’s pinnacle, with four being able to share in the moment of a combined six championships over that span.
Now in the deep waters of district play, the playoff picture is beginning to take shape for Galveston County schools’ boys and girls basketball teams.
The Galveston Marathon, Half Marathon and 5K aren’t just for islanders. The races now attract an international field, and when the runners toe the starting line Sunday morning, most of the U.S. will be represented as well.
LA MARQUE — For the Premier Learning Academy Knights, the size of their school belies the depth of talent they put forth on the basketball court.
AUSTIN — The Santa Fe Lady Indians received a spot in the top 10 in the Class 5A state rankings, as the Texas Girls Coaches Association released its preseason softball rankings Wednesday.
I want to share a story that happened years ago. While attending college, I was a martial arts competitor and worked at Grand Master Al Garza’s Karate School. When teaching classes, I constantly reminded students to address me with “yes sir” and no sir.”
Ball High girls basketball coach Sonny Benefield likens his three starting seniors — Sheridan Hopkins, Martina Rawls and Olivia Sjostrom — to a colorful jigsaw puzzle.