How significant is holiday shopping to Galveston County? How about $969 million?
How significant is holiday shopping to Galveston County? How about $969 million?
The owner of pit bulls that killed a neighbor’s aged beagle late last month has taken her case to Facebook, prompting a firm rebuttal from an attorney representing the slain dog’s owners.
There’s a different feel around the city these days, one to which coach John Snelson and his team are more than happy adjusting.
The first four years of the Friends of Galveston Island State Park Fun Run, I was the only photographer.
Water temperature in the 50s is a game changer. Even our hard core surfers don’t last long with the 3 millimeter wet suits most Texans wear, and the only swimmers we encounter seem to be Russian or Canadian.
Galveston’s planning commissioners should be congratulated for their work updating the city’s zoning standards in the draft “Land Development Regulation” (LDR) being considered for adoption by city council on Dec. 2.
Seventeen years ago Janice Hallisey had the idea to throw League City a Christmas party. The event would be a “social event” that would include entertainment, holiday shopping in the city’s historic district and park and, of course, a parade.
What do you get when you combine dozens of volunteers and more than 1.5 million Christmas lights?
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Patrick Kane scored two goals and Andrew Shaw and Brad Richards each had a goal and an assist, leading the Chicago Blackhawks to a 4-1 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Friday.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Marcus Murphy scored the go-ahead touchdown on a 12-yard run with 4:38 remaining and Markus Golden recovered a fumble to seal No. 17 Missouri's 21-14 victory Friday against Arkansas and send the Tigers to the SEC championship game for the second straight season.
Ball High School’s Tyreese Washington came home with a silver medal after placing second in the boys’ “A” singles division at the Brazoswood Freshmen Tournament in Clute.
London Bridge may be falling down, but the Dallas Cowboys left merry ‘ol England on Sunday standing tall.
Clear Creek’s tennis team found itself in an unfamiliar setting Friday afternoon.
Clear Creek tennis coach Patrick Marrie didn’t have to do much of a sales pitch to convince his colleagues the Wildcats were the fourth best team in Region III-6A.
Everyone in attendance at Wednesday’s regional coaches meeting agreed, and Marrie walked away with the No. 4 seed he hoped to get.
League City’s Safe Rahman won the boys’ 18-and-under singles division at the Missouri City Community Tennis Association October Tournament.
Two more members of O’Connell College Preparatory School’s state championship softball teams of the 2000s will be inducted into the Buccaneer Hall of Fame on Saturday.
Clear Creek’s tennis team continued its winning ways Friday, steamrolling past both Clear Lake and Clear Brook to claim the District 23/24-6A Team Tennis Area Tournament championship in Missouri City.
LEAGUE CITY — Clear Creek barely broke a sweat Thursday in the opening round of the District 23/24-6A Team Tennis Area Tournament, coasting to an easy 10-0 victory over the visiting Dulles Vikings.
Clear Creek head tennis coach Patrick Marrie can’t help but look back, then have plenty reason to look ahead.
This year’s District 24-6A team tennis champions remind him so much of the Wildcats who were the league’s best in 2004 and went on to reach the regional finals.
Dickinson’s Jennifer and Taylor Sanders were two of several locals who walked away winners at the Bay Area Racquet Club 6th Annual Fall Festival Adult & Junior Open tennis tournament.
TEXAS CITY — District 23-5A team tennis champion Texas City kept its playoff hopes alive Tuesday thanks to a clean sweep by the boys.
Four locals will be looking to keep their team tennis season in full swing this week.
District 23-5A champion Texas City and third-place Ball High will take to the courts first today, then 24-6A winner Clear Creek and fourth-place Friendswood will follow suit on Thursday in their respective area tournaments.
Who would have imagined after six weeks, the Dallas Cowboys would be playing a meaningful game up in Seattle today?
GALVESTON — Tennis enthusiasts throughout the island community and neighboring cities will be treated to a free day of tennis at the Galveston Tennis Play Day on Saturday, from 10 a.m. until noon, at Menard Park’s Scoggins-Stiglich Courts.
With just one week remaining in the regular season, locals pretty much now know who and where they will be playing in their respective area team tennis tournaments.
Three local juniors walked away singles champions at the Racquet Pro Deer Park Fall Zone Advancement Tournament.
Friendswood’s Cameron Norris is seeded No. 2 in the boys’ 16-and-under singles red division at this weekend’s Racquet Pro Deer Park Fall Zone Advancement Tournament.
TEXAS CITY – Monday’s District 23-5A matchup with Fort Bend Elkins was just a formality for the Texas City tennis team.
Clear Creek took over the reins in District 24-6A team tennis with a resounding 12-7 win over rival Clear Lake.
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.
TEXAS CITY – There’s plenty of buzz with the Texas City tennis team after a stellar performance at the fourth annual Remembering Ike Team Tennis Classic.
Texas City and Clear Brook were the big winners Saturday at the fourth annual Remembering Ike Team Tennis Classic.
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.
Friendswood’s Ethan Bui and League City’s Adam Moore both won boys’ singles championships at the Houston Tennis Association’s National Junior Tennis League Zone Advancement Tournament.
Several local juniors drew top billings at United States Tennis Association tournaments on Saturday and Sunday.
Dickinson’s Taylor Sanders and League City’s Carter Crookston both won singles titles at the Giammalva Racquet Club Junior Open tennis tournament in Spring.
It seems like the Metroplex is the place for me to be when sports records are broken.
Galveston’s Paul Mabry placed second in the men’s 60-and-older singles at the Missouri City Community Tennis Association August Tournament.
After hosting its 48-hour tennis marathon fundraiser Friday through Sunday, the Friendswood tennis team will be gearing up for its team tennis season opener 3 p.m. Wednesday at Dobie.
Friendswood High School’s tennis team will host a tennis marathon fundraiser Aug. 15-17, starting and ending both days at 4 p.m.
Friendswood’s Megan Chu won the girls’ 14-and-younger singles Qualified Division at the Deer Park Junior Open tennis tournament.
League City’s Ashton Duke won the boys’ 18-and-younger singles Red Division at the Houston Tennis Association Champ Major Zone tournament.
Friendswood’s Richard Griffin won the men’s 60-and-older singles title at the Al Edwards Juneteenth Tennis Classic in Houston.
Friendswood’s Hannah Schmanske and Nick Purdum both advanced to their 16-and-younger singles finals at the Bryan-College Station School’s Out Zone Advancement Tournament.
Friendswood’s Richard Griffin won the men’s 60-and-older singles title at the Missouri City Community Tennis Association June Tournament.
League City’s Ashton Duke captured the boys’ 18-and-under singles title at the Bub Walthall Memorial Day Adult & Junior Open tennis tournament in San Antonio.
Locals shined at the Missouri City Community Tennis Association May Tournament.
Admit it, Dallas Cowboys fans. You, me and everyone in the know had Johnny Manziel headed for Big “D” once he was still available at No. 16 in the NFL draft.
Three local juniors just missed winning singles championships at the Racquet Pro Deer Park Spring Zone Advancement Tournament.
GALVESTON – Ball High took offense to Thursday’s 10-run-rule shellacking and turned it into a positive Friday night.
Several locals walked away winners at the third annual Darren Lajaunie Memorial Adult & Junior Open tennis tournament.
AUSTIN – After coasting through the first round Monday, Friendswood’s Joann Karam and Justin Vu found themselves on a wild roller coaster ride in Round 2 of the University Interscholastic League Class 4A State Tennis Championships.
NEW BRAUNFELS – O’Connell College Preparatory School’s stay in the Texas Association of Private & Parochial Schools Class 2A postseason baseball tourney was a short-lived one.
FRIENDSWOOD – Friendswood High School’s Joann Karam and Justin Vu have been the best of friends since their freshmen year.
Manuel Moreno Jr. writes about Easter Mass at the renovated St. Mary Cathedral Basilica in Galveston.
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.
Friendswood’s Wafeeq Haq and League City’s Christopher Crookston won singles titles at the Katy Zone Advancement Tournament No. 2.
DEER PARK – Clear Springs co-head tennis coach Gregg Parker has had a hunch about his top girls doubles team all postseason long.
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