Building a levee across the mouth of Galveston Bay would not be stop bad things from happening behind it.
LEAGUE CITY — Cabela’s, the world’s largest seller of hunting, fishing and outdoor gear, plans a 72,000-square-foot store at the intersection of Interstate 45 and Big League Dreams Parkway.
LEAGUE CITY — The crosstown rival Clear Springs Chargers came out swinging and put the Clear Creek Wildcats in an unfamiliar spot Thursday night.
MISSOURI CITY — The Texas City Stings on Thursday were held under 300 total yards offense, turned the ball over three times, had nine penalties for 55 yards and completed only three passes.
The Galveston City Council changed the way it appoints members to some city boards. Slowly, people are realizing that change could have huge implications.
Early Saturday morning I took my daughter, Kai, to the D’Feet Breast Cancer run at Moody Gardens. She had a great time and did the kids 1K, which was the first race she’d ever entered.
At Galveston Island Oktoberfest, the wursts are the best, the bier is free-flowing and it’s never too hot for lederhosen.
A returning performance of “The Tragical History of the Life and Death of Doctor Faustus” will be presented by the Galveston College Theater Department at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. today and 7 p.m. Saturday in Room FA-207 of the Fine Arts Building at Galveston College, 4015 Ave. Q, in Galveston.
NEW YORK (AP) — Actress Juliette Binoche has long been fascinated by war photography, she says, and often wonders about the people who risk their lives to capture such photos. Who are they, and what are they like?
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The man taking on former mayor and twice-convicted felon Buddy Cianci in the race for mayor of Providence is a Harvard-educated law professor who grew up poor, the son of Guatemalan immigrants.
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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