After a year off because of the pandemic, the Galveston Island Humane Society and Ohana Surf & Skate are working together again to host the Ohana Surf & Skate Dog Competition.
An experience many track and field athletes only dream of was recently a reality for Dickinson High School alumni Chris Welch and Essence Thomas.
About 3,000 cyclists came to Galveston for a ride-out event, which organizers hope to make an annual event.
The judge ruled injuries a Santa Fe ISD student sustained during football practice don’t rise to a violation of the constitutional right to bodily integrity.
The basketball courts at League Park, 512 2nd Street, were renamed after the Lenox family in a ceremony Saturday. The basketball-playing family consists of brothers Bennie Lenox, Curley Lenox and Scooter Lenox, and nephews Jimmie Dale Lenox and Ronnie Lenox.
It will be the first Fast CAT — Coursing Ability Test — Trial in Galveston County. The event, which is free to watch, will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
The camp provides veterans with a mission, working with others on a boat, communicating as a team and discussing similar issues they have faced.
The Friendswood boys and girls wrestling teams competed well across individually and as a team. Even the wrestling head coach Matthew Byrd took home some hardware.
Dedication, passion and selflessness are among the key ingredients of a sustained, successful youth sports program in a small community, as is more than exemplified in the Santa Fe Youth Basketball Program.
Although most agree it's time to update the soccer complex for local children, the question remains about whether to turn the field into something more to attract visitors who stay awhile and spend money on the island.
Long before he was under the guidance of Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Bruce Arians and on his way to Super Bowl LV, star NFL wide receiver Mike Evans was learning sports under the guidance of coaches in his hometown of Galveston.
Tate Corbin, who is 9 years old, won the 2021 Beerfooter 5K. Corbin is no stranger to running or 5Ks. He ran his 1st 5K in 2017 when he was just 6 years old and was hooked.
The year 2020 was like none other across the world, including Galveston County’s local sports scene. Here are the top local sports stories in what was certainly a trying year.
The Hitchcock Red Raiders continued their run of youth football dominance this season, finishing 2020 last Saturday with a 35-0 league championship victory over the Magnolia Sharks at Rice Stadium.
Galveston Island native Melvin Bouldin was inducted into the Prairie View Interscholastic League Coaches Association’s Hall of Honor during a virtual ceremony in early December.