GALVESTON — The island is being visited by a special being this weekend. He’s allegedly ancient, a little bit mysterious, and, according to the people who believe in such things, has special powers.
GALVESTON — Right now, Galveston teenagers are able to freely walk the streets at night. At one time, a Galveston police officer could stop a person under the age of 17 and arrest him for being in certain parts of the city after midnight.
DICKINSON —The Dickinson Gators had plenty of surprises for observers of the Houston-area high school football scene during their 13-1 run this season
DICKINSON — The Dickinson Gators rose from a state of obscurity in the area football landscape to one of the top teams in the region this season.
You can be sure that the term “living wage” has been thoroughly vetted by focus groups to convey the idea of helping the minimum wage worker supporting his or her family.
Regarding the guest column by Norman Pappous (“Let cities set a minimum wage,” The Daily News, Dec. 9): Wouldn’t it be great if we could set a fair price for wages and everything else? It so happens, we can. It’s called the free market.
Monday is the first day of the Christmas break so please be aware that the children will be out and about. Christmas will be on Thursday, and my hope is for everyone to have a merry and safe one.
Katie Ann Olson and Jack Wolter Withem were united in marriage in a double ring ceremony at 7 p.m., October 18, 2014, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Galveston, Texas with the Rev. Page Polk, OFM officiating.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Kendra Grant scored 14 points and No. 21 Mississippi State trounced Illinois-Chicago 73-36 in the Las Vegas Holiday Hoops Classic on Saturday.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Undefeated Allen quarterback Kyler Murray threw five touchdowns and the Eagles won their third consecutive Texas state championship, beating Cypress Ranch 47-16 for the Class 6A Division I title late Saturday night.
While the wind was giving boaters problems and keeping many off the water, bank fishermen and waders were finding some good action on black drum, reds, sheepshead, flounder and trout.
Sam Chadwell is at it again. The longtime tennis enthusiast and teaching professional is offering North Galveston County juniors numerous camps and match-play activities throughout the spring break week of March 11-14.
La Marque’s improbable run through the boys basketball playoffs came to a definitive end Saturday night in an 85-50 loss to top-ranked Houston Yates.
The Causeway FunD Run benefits the UTMB School of Health Professions, and offers runners and walkers the opportunity to take in the view from the top of the Causeway without making the ascent twice.
Friendswood’s Johnny Luu won the boys’ 14-and-under singles “white” division at the Racquet Pro Deer Park Championship Major Zone tennis tournament.
The Stop, Drop and Roll 5K Fun Run/Walk and Kids’ Fun Run premieres on Feb. 23 with a winding course around the pyramids and plants of Moody Gardens.
Spring training isn’t just for baseball players. Runners, walkers and beginners can get ready for the spring season of races, obstacle runs and other running events with a 12-week tuneup that starts Monday night in Galveston.
Few fishermen were on the water Tuesday; however, those that were found some good action on a variety of fish.
Inshore fishing reports, including the beach front and jetties, were sparse Monday.
Friendswood High School made a bold statement at the Deer Park Invitational Tennis Tournament.
There is a proposal floating around to build a second football stadium in the Clear Creek school district.
Four races on three days offer a wide variety of courses and experiences, with something for everyone from the serious runner to the beginning walker and the heartiest partier.
Today could be the last Pro Bowl ever. That’s probably a good thing.
The full moon is generating excellent tidal movement and that, combined with a southeasterly wind Saturday, ignited some good fishing, especially in West Bay.
This last weekend of January is shaping up to be a good one for getting on the water.
Biggest Loser, Kids on the Run will run final mile of Sunday’s races.
The 2012-13 waterfowl hunting season is winding down, with closure taking place a half-hour after sunset Sunday.
Since the beginning of the year when we started talking about the possibility of an earlier than normal black drum run and the amazing number of flounder still in the bays, several emails and phone calls have been received asking why all of this is taking place.
The warmer temperatures and light winds were too much for Polly and I to pass on Sunday afternoon so, we headed out for a short fishing trip.
Galveston’s Cade Harrington was awarded the Top Gun Junior “silver” division trophies for both singles and doubles at the John Newcombe Tennis Ranch’s Top Gun Winter Camp in New Braunfels.
NBA Hall of Famer Charles Barkley probably said the truest thing ever to come out of any professional athlete’s mouth when he declared, “I am not a role model.”
Several reasons are behind the dwindling number of families going fishing.
Hundreds of Galveston County runners braved the cold wind and rain Sunday to participate in the Chevron Houston Marathon and Aramco Half Marathon.
We have been discussing the early activity on big drum and questioning whether the big run will take place early this year. Well, we continue to receive more reports of big drum catches.
In cold water, fish take advantage of the peak temperatures of the day and will roam into shallower waters in search of food. Most fishing guides like to fish over mud bottoms on days like that.
This year’s black drum run might be shaping up to be a big one if early catches are any indication.
League City’s Sophie Baillargeon and Caitlin Radcliffe won the women’s open doubles title at the Bay Area Racquet Club Adult & Junior January Open tennis tournament in Clear Lake City.
About once every year there’s a score from a high school girls basketball game somewhere in the country that makes national news and stirs up debate on sportsmanship and implementing a mercy rule so contests don’t get out of hand.
If you have a favorite drain, small creek or bayou to fish during runoffs, this weekend just might be the time to fish that area.
Several world-caliber marathoners, including Buzunesh Deba of Ethiopia, will be running in Houston after having their fall race, the New York City Marathon, canceled in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.
The works of the original writer of the Reel Report's work is still helpful today.
Several local juniors fared well at the Tennis Professional International Orange Bowl tournament in Houston.
Every season has its niche for fishing, with some offering better overall fishing than others. Winter is no exception and, while there are more lean days than productive this time of year, it is the season for trophy trout.
Marvin Searcy posted rounds of 72-76 last weekend to earn the title “County Champion” for the annual GCCA stroke play championships. Other flight winners were Larry Poe (81-75), Marc Napier and Richard Ledet.
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