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The Galveston County Daily News : From The Sidelines Blogs

August 28, 2014

From The Sidelines Blogs

Tuesday 02/11/2014
VIDEO: Clear Springs opens playoffs with win
Updated: February 11, 2014 - 11:22 pm

Clear Springs beat Fort Bend Travis 82-51 in the bi-district round of the girls basketball 5A playoffs Tuesday in Pearland. Coach Pam Crawford talked about the victory after the game.

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Wednesday 02/05/2014
College bound athletes' big day
Updated: February 05, 2014 - 10:31 am

It's been a busy morning across Galveston County as about two dozen athletes sign their college letters of intent. 

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Sunday 01/19/2014
Who wins Super Bowl XLVIII?
Updated: January 19, 2014 - 10:37 pm

The matchup is set. Denver vs. Seattle. Broncos vs. Seahawks.

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Thursday 01/02/2014
What should the Texans do with the first pick?
Updated: January 25, 2014 - 8:04 pm

As soon as Sunday's final whistle sounded the end of the dismal Houston Texans 2014 season the clock started ticking. The Texans, for the third time in franchise history will have the first pick in the NFL draft.

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Sunday 10/13/2013
Pink is fine, but NFL can't ignore players' brain injuries
Updated: October 13, 2013 - 7:07 pm

Pink ribbons and T-shirts nearly outnumbered Texans jerseys at Reliant Stadium on Sunday.

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Friday 10/11/2013
For the Twitterati
Posted: October 11, 2013 - 3:07 pm

Are you heading out for some Friday night high school football action? If so, we would like to hear from you.

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Friday 08/02/2013
Getting off on the right foot, looks-wise
Posted: August 02, 2013 - 3:03 pm

I decided to get some new running shoes. Not because I needed them, but because I wanted to look good when I cut the grass this weekend.

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Tuesday 07/16/2013
Technology has let me down
Updated: July 17, 2013 - 3:08 am

Sports Editor John DeLapp is training for his first 5K race, The Daily News Press Run, on Sept. 14, 2013.

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Thursday 07/11/2013
Repeating Week 4: Running farther and feeling better
Updated: July 11, 2013 - 5:44 pm

Sports Editor John DeLapp is training for his first 5K race, The Daily News Press Run, on Sept. 14, 2013.

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Monday 07/01/2013
Rolling back the clock
Updated: July 11, 2013 - 5:20 pm

Sports Editor John DeLapp is training for his first 5K race, The Daily News Press Run, on Sept. 14, 2013.

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Wednesday 06/26/2013
There’s an app for that
Updated: July 11, 2013 - 5:20 pm

Sports Editor John DeLapp is training for his first 5K race, The Daily News Press Run, on Sept. 14, 2013.

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Friday 06/14/2013
The meatball is not your friend
Updated: July 11, 2013 - 5:20 pm

Sports Editor John DeLapp is training for his first 5K race, The Daily News Press Run, on Sept. 14, 2013.

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Tuesday 06/11/2013
Getting on the Galloway Plan
Updated: July 11, 2013 - 5:20 pm

Sports Editor John DeLapp is training for his first 5K race, The Daily News Press Run, on Sept. 14, 2013.

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Monday 06/03/2013
Take time to make time for your workout
Updated: July 11, 2013 - 5:20 pm

Sports Editor John DeLapp is training for his first 5K race, The Daily News Press Run, on Sept. 14, 2013.

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Thursday 05/09/2013
Talking track tradition
Updated: May 09, 2013 - 12:32 pm

The state track meets are going to be held Friday and Saturday. As I looked over the list of entrants from Galveston County schools, I was struck by the level of talent we have this year.

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Tuesday 04/30/2013
Readers invited to sound off on sports
Updated: April 30, 2013 - 4:32 pm

As a kid, one of the most exciting parts of the day for me was when the mailman came. It didn't matter that nobody ever sent me a letter, I just enjoyed running to the mailbox and seeing what was inside.

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Thursday 04/18/2013
How do I get sports news into the paper?
Posted: April 18, 2013 - 5:30 pm

People often ask me how to get sports news in the newspaper. Well, it's really pretty easy.

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Tuesday 03/26/2013
Adjustments ahead for Astros fans
Updated: April 16, 2013 - 8:20 pm

Ahh, the temperatures are cool, the sky is blue and pollen is coating my car. That can only mean one thing. Opening Day for the Houston Astros is almost upon us.

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Friday 03/22/2013
Sections to spotlight to special basketball talent
Updated: March 22, 2013 - 6:05 pm

Things are awful busy at the Sports Desk. Not only are we ground zero when everybody wants to talk about their blown-up NCAA basketball tournament brackets, but we’re also putting together two very special packages.

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Monday 02/18/2013
Hey, Hall! Give Guy V. a call
Updated: February 18, 2013 - 6:41 pm

Guy V. Lewis is once again a finalist for induction into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and it's time the voters got it right.

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Wednesday 02/06/2013
Local athletes picked on National Signing Day
Updated: February 06, 2013 - 1:05 pm

As National Signing Day rolls on, news on college football commitments has been coming in all morning.

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Saturday 01/26/2013
Benefit to honor former Santa Fe player a success
Updated: January 26, 2013 - 11:15 am

On Jan. 19, we ran a story about former Santa Fe basketball player Josh Butler and his fight with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

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Wednesday 01/16/2013
Soccer season starts — that's cool
Updated: January 16, 2013 - 12:18 pm

In case you haven't heard, it's soccer season. Yes, in this cold, dreary, wet — did I say cold — weather, high school boys and girls are braving the elements to play the world's game.

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Friday 01/11/2013
Hail the conquering hero!
Updated: January 02, 2014 - 3:19 pm

Fresh off a 41-13 thumping of Oklahoma in the Cotton Bowl that propelled his Aggies to a No. 5 ranking, Texas A&M wide receiver Mike Evans will return to Galveston for a triple-threat party courtesy of Beau Rawlins.

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Wednesday 01/02/2013
Time for Texans to look ahead to playoffs
Updated: January 19, 2013 - 8:00 pm

By this time the shedding of tears and rending of flesh over the Texans' 28-16 loss to Indianapolis should be past and it is time to look ahead to the playoffs.

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Wednesday 12/19/2012
All-County teams coming
Posted: December 19, 2012 - 12:45 pm

Who's the best of the best. Well, you'll find out in the next few weeks.

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Tuesday 12/11/2012
Share your memories of Coach Bush
Updated: December 12, 2012 - 10:08 am

A Ball High great from years gone by who should be remembered by many old-time Tors died this month.

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Tuesday 12/04/2012
Football is final
Posted: December 04, 2012 - 9:00 pm

Well, it happened way too soon for many Galveston County high school fans — the football season is over. 

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Friday 11/30/2012
Replay Chat: Friday Night Playoffs
Updated: December 19, 2012 - 7:42 am

Join Sports Editor Jim Levesque for high school football playoff coverage from Woodforest Bank Stadium in Shenandoah as No. 5 La Marque (11-1) faces No. 1 Navasota (12-0) in the third round of the Division II-3A playoffs. The Cougars will have to knock off the state's top ranked team in order to get closer to a state title. The chat begins at 6:45 p.m.

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Thursday 11/29/2012
Three touchdowns or three inches?
Updated: November 29, 2012 - 11:45 pm

According to at least one Texas high school football authority, the La Marque football team is a big underdog this week.

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Sunday 11/25/2012
Replay Chat: Friday Night Playoffs
Updated: November 25, 2012 - 4:45 pm

Join Sports Editor Jim Levesque for high school football playoff coverage as La Marque, Texas City and Bay Area Christian return to the field Friday night. Get live updates from Reliant Stadium where the Cougars battle Coldspring and follow along as the Stings face Marshall at Galena Park ISD Stadium and the Broncos battle Shiner St. Paul outside Waco. The chat begins at 6:45 p.m.

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