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The Galveston County Daily News : Friendswood

April 24, 2014


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Mustangs learn 1st foe at state tournament

Friendswood High School’s Joann Karam and Justin Vu drew Dripping Springs’ Sarah and Samuel Brodsky as their first-round opponent at the UIL Class 4A State Championships in Austin.

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Wednesday 04/23/2014
Walk-off winner: Kirkland homers for Mustangs; Lockhart, Shetter toss no-hitter
Posted: April 23, 2014

FRIENDSWOOD — Pinch-hitter Hunter Kirkland’s two-run homer over the left-field wall in the bottom of the seventh inning gave the Mustangs a walk-off 2-0 win over Ball High in the season finale Tuesday night and a second seed in the playoffs from District 24-4A.

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5 county softball squads ready for playoffs
Posted: April 23, 2014

It’s the time of year when high school softball players’ dream to play in the state tournament at the University of Texas seems more real than ever.

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Friendswood flower show and garden tour is this weekend
Updated: April 23, 2014 - 1:42 pm

FRIENDSWOOD — The 22nd annual Spring Flower Show and Through the Garden Gate garden tour will be presented by the Heritage Gardeners of Friendswood on Saturday and Sunday.

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Tuesday 04/22/2014
Saving Nola: Couple seeks help for 1-year-old with genetic disorder
Posted: April 22, 2014

FRIENDSWOOD — A couple is looking for help in their medical battle with their 15-month-old daughter, Nola, who has been diagnosed with Sanfilippo syndrome A, a genetic disorder that leads to progressive brain damage and an early death, often by age 10.

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Property values climb across county
Posted: April 22, 2014

The net taxable value of property in Galveston County rose almost 6 percent to $22.67 billion for 2014, up from $21.41 billion in 2013, according to preliminary numbers from the central appraisal district.

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Man escapes Houston kidnappers in Friendswood
Posted: April 22, 2014

FRIENDSWOOD — A man who was held at gunpoint and forced into a vehicle in Houston escaped near FM 528 and Falcon Ridge before running to call 911 from a Friendswood home Sunday, police said.

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Woman charged in fatal isle wreck arrested again
Posted: April 22, 2014

FRIENDSWOOD — A Dayton woman charged with intoxication manslaughter for her role in a Feb. 22 collision that killed a retired police officer was arrested again Monday in Friendswood.

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Monday 04/21/2014
Several Galveston County runners compete in the 2014 Boston Marathon
Posted: April 21, 2014

At least 15 runners from Galveston County were among the more than 32,000 who participated in the 118th Boston Marathon on Monday in Boston.

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