GALVESTON — More than 50 people have filed applications with the city to be considered for the position of city manager.
LEAGUE CITY — Once, if you needed the police, you called 911. Now, you just have to tap an app on your mobile phone.
HITCHCOCK – What a difference an added year of experience can make. Last season, a young Hitchcock Bulldogs team finished the year 2-8. This year, while still young, the Bulldogs are off to a 3-0 start to the season.
Kemah’s Kelly Anderson won the women’s 4.5 singles championship at the Charlie Weaver Texas Adult Sectionals in San Antonio. Seeded No. 2, she upset Houston’s No. 1-seeded Laura Carter in the final, 6-2, 6-1.
Our Constitution, the cornerstone of our freedoms, was written to protect every American from the abuse of power by government.
GALVESTON — Animal lovers, party hounds and cool cats will be spiking a Saturday Night Fever on Sept. 27 when the Galveston Island Humane Society holds the annual PAWS Gala at the Galveston Island Convention Center at The San Luis Resort.
GALVESTON — The end of a local culinary era is near. One of Galveston’s award-winning chefs, Urs Schmid, has announced his retirement, and will be leaving his position as executive chef at Moody Gardens after 16 years overseeing the fine-dining and banquet operations there.
BEIRUT (AP) — Activists say Syrian government helicopter gunships have attacked a northern town held by Muslim militants, killing at least a dozen people and wounding dozens more.
ALBANY, Ga. (AP) — A jury weighing criminal charges Thursday against the owner of a Georgia peanut plant blamed for a nationwide salmonella outbreak five years ago will decide the case without hearing one fact — that nine people died after eating the company's tainted peanut butter.
A look at high school volleyball action Tuesday night from Dickinson, Friendswood, Santa Fe, Texas City and Ball High.
It wasn’t the best week for county teams in Week 3 as local teams combined to go 5-6, but there were plenty of standouts, even in defeat.
This week in Galveston County high school football was a mixed bag as local teams went 5-6, but there were still plenty of noteworthy moments from the gridiron.
A major goal of the Friendswood Independent School District is to assist in the development of well-rounded, productive citizens with a broad range of interests, abilities, and experiences. Student performance is an important measure of a student’s success.
Texas City and Clear Brook were the big winners Saturday at the fourth annual Remembering Ike Team Tennis Classic.
TEXAS CITY — Air quality has improved for the fourth straight year, according to the toxicology division of the state’s environmental commission.
HUMBLE – The Friendswood Mustangs stumbled out of the gate, and, with injuries piling up, they could not quite climb back into the game in a 31-19 road loss Thursday against the Kingwood Mustangs.
GALVESTON – Being from Corpus Christi, Friendswood High School tennis coach David Cook is all too familiar with hurricanes and what devastating effect it can have on a Gulf Coast community.
High school team tennis is in full swing. Now, the locals are playing for keeps.
From city officials in Santa Fe to Bayou Vista, Friendswood to League City and all places in between, the message is pretty much the same. When it comes to mosquito complaints, call the county, not us.
Week 2 of Galveston County football was a bounce-back week for teams that stumbled out the gate in Week 1. County teams were an impressive 10-2.
The Friendswood boys varsity cross country team won first place in the Silver Division at the La Porte meet this weekend.
Tables are now on sale for the Friendswood ISD Education Foundation major fundraiser, Red Hot Gala.
Week 2 of the Galveston County high school football season saw Texas City win the Battle by the Bay for the second year in a row, Friendswood make a statement in a thrilling win against state-ranked Richmond George Ranch and Ball High fall to an opponent from south of the border.
Touchdown pass from Tyler Page to Tyrick Ramirez in the final seconds secures 38-35 win for Mustangs
A look at Friday night's high school volleyball action from Clear Creek, Clear Springs, Dickinson, Friendswood, Ball High, Santa Fe and Texas City.
Previews for George Ranch at Friendswood, Clear Creek at Alief Taylor, Pasadena Dobie at Clear Springs, Baytown Lee at Santa Fe, Hitchcock at Danbury and High Island at Katy Faith West Academy.
Several local juniors drew top billings at United States Tennis Association tournaments on Saturday and Sunday.
Week 1 of Galveston County football saw familiar standouts from last season look like they were in midseason form.
An unprecedented shutout and the emergence of a diverse Dickinson athlete highlighted Week 1 of local high school football action.
FRIENDSWOOD – Expect your house to get wrapped.
TEXAS CITY – Friendswood quarterback Tyler Page ran for all three of the Mustangs’ touchdowns in a 24-0 win over Texas City, but the most impressive play he made with his legs didn’t find pay-dirt.
A look at Thursday night's high school volleyball action from Santa Fe, Friendswood, Clear Falls, Clear Creek and Texas City.
A look at Tuesday night's high school volleyball action from Clear Creek, Clear Springs, Dickinson, Santa Fe, Ball High, Friendswood and Texas City.
FRIENDSWOOD — The Prescription Drug Advisory Committee of the Bay Area Alliance, along with the Drug Enforcement Administration, High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas program and U.S. attorney’s office will bring some of the best speakers from around the state and the nation to share key information about the problems associated with prescription drug abuse from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 18 at the Green Event Center, 2000 W. Parkwood Ave., Friendswood.
FRIENDSWOOD – Mustangs’ moms will receive a crash course in football Wednesday night at an event at the high school.
District realignments have left Galveston County schools with a slew of new district opponents.
The Daily News is changing how we report live scores and interact with fans this season.
The Friendswood Mustangs are headed from being a perennial contender in Class 4A to the great unknown that is the new Class 6A, where they will share a district with some of the area’s largest and best programs.
The Mustangs make their debut in the deep waters of the 6A division this season, but they come to the new challenge armed with a loaded, talent-rich defense and a diverse set of weapons on offense.
Today is the beginning of a new school year in Friendswood ISD. Schools expect 6,200-plus students to return ready for the new year.
A look at Friday night's volleyball action from across Galveston County.
FRIENDSWOOD — A story based in Friendswood may make it to the silver screen someday.
FRIENDSWOOD — A man accused of stealing a 72-year-old woman’s purse Tuesday in front of a Friendswood grocery store and the alleged wheelman were arrested after shoppers and H-E-B employees came to the woman’s aid, police said.
A look at Tuesday night's volleyball action from across Galveston County.
Some local schools will get their first cracks at practicing opposite a different team, while others return for round two in this week’s scheduled football scrimmages.
FRIENDSWOOD — Police are investigating three possibly related attempted burglaries that occurred during the weekend in Friendswood.
FRIENDSWOOD — Dwayne LeJune’s idea to stuff jalapenos with chicken and other flavors of the Southwest and call them Armadillo Eggs could find its way to the shelves of an H-E-B near you.
Five alumni from Friendswood High School have been named Distinguished Alumni for 2014 and will be recognized and honored at the Distinguished Alumni Banquet at 7 p.m. Oct. 9 at The Green Event Center following the Homecoming Parade.
FRIENDSWOOD — Forty-eight consecutive hours of tennis gave a major boost to the Friendswood Mustangs tennis team’s coffers in an event that was both profitable and fun.
FRIENDSWOOD — Should you be privileged to meet Kate Wills at Friendswood’s A Treasure of Dreams, a ministry to the intellectually challenged, bear in mind there’s one word that shouldn’t enter your mind, much less your conversation.
FRIENDSWOOD — Members of the Mustangs tennis team, rotating in 4-hour shifts, will be on the school’s courts until 4 p.m. Sunday taking on any member of the community who would like to challenge them in order to help raise funds for equipment, uniforms and traveling expenses.
A look at high school volleyball action from Friday night.
PEARLAND – The Clear Falls Knights shined Thursday on the opening day of the 2014 adidas Volleyball Invitiational in Pearland, the largest high school volleyball tournament in the state, winning all three matches and toppling the state’s No. 1-ranked 4A team.
County football teams that began practice Aug. 4 will get their first chance to take on another team in the first scrimmages of the year today and Saturday.
FRIENDSWOOD — On her first day as Friendswood volleyball coach, Kylie Kerlin made it a priority to get to know each and every member of the team, putting a name with a face.
FRIENDSWOOD — The Friendswood tennis team will be holding court for 48 straight hours, taking on all comers to help raise some funds for equipment, uniforms and travel expenses.
FRIENDSWOOD — In her first game at the helm of the back-to-back Region III-4A champions, new Lady Mustangs head coach Kylie Kerlin found out there will be lots of work to do to get Friendswood back to state.
FRIENDSWOOD — Police are investigating several residents’ reports of alcohol being stolen from garages in Friendswood in the last week, according to a statement from the police department.
Tennis, anyone? The Friendswood High School tennis team is hoping the answer to that is yes.
Area teams take first steps into new season
While La Marque not meeting state standards, district shows improvement
Friendswood boy, 11, wins gold, silver in Des Moines
FRIENDSWOOD — Police have charged five men with sex offenses — including a former Friendswood youth softball coach who was on probation after pleading guilty to enticing a child in April.
FRIENDSWOOD — A monthlong debate about what was the best way to make repairs to the animal shelter floor came to an end Wednesday.
FRIENDSWOOD — Police are looking for a man accused of kicking in the front door of a Friendswood house before fleeing from the homeowner Monday morning.
FRIENDSWOOD — Police are searching for two men suspected of exposing themselves in unrelated incidents in Friendswood last week.
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