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The Galveston County Daily News : Sports

February 1, 2015

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Galveston County has long history of ties to the big game

When watching Super Bowl XLIX this evening, keep in mind that Galveston County’s contribution to the first 48 Super Bowls is one rich with success, as a total of 11 local players have reached professional football’s pinnacle, with four being able to share in the moment of a combined six championships over that span.

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Sunday 02/01/2015
Why I’m rooting for the New England Patriots
Posted: February 01, 2015

I root for Ric Flair. Flair, the “Nature Boy”, is a 16-time World Wrestling Federation champion. He’s known for his lavish robes, his big personality, his beautiful escorts and his impossible-to-beat Figure Four Leg Lock.

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Why I’m rooting for the Seattle Seahawks
Posted: February 01, 2015

It’s interesting to read my New England native colleague bring up the classic wrestling heel when discussing his Patriots, because the same comparison crossed my mind as soon as this Super Bowl 49 matchup became official.

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Tackling the basics of boat equipment
Posted: February 01, 2015

With no fishing reports to present, let’s address a common question from readers, especially those who recently purchased a fishing boat or are in the process of finding one.

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Saturday 01/31/2015
Fourth quarter dry spell leads to first district loss for Lady Bulldogs
Posted: January 31, 2015

A fourth quarter dry spell by the Hitchcock Lady Bulldogs saw their lead disappear and their undefeated run in district play come to an end in a 39-34 loss to Van Vleck on Friday.

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Soccer roundup for Jan. 30, 2015
Posted: January 31, 2015

Recap of Friday night's boys and girls high school soccer action including matches from District 24-6A and contests featuring Santa Fe and Texas City.

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Clear Creek extends streak with solid win over Clear Falls
Posted: January 31, 2015

The Clear Creek Wildcats defeated the Clear Falls Knights 53-37 on Friday, extending their winning streak to 15 games and remaining unbeaten in District 24-6A play.

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Clear Falls girls pick up crucial win over Clear Creek
Posted: January 31, 2015

The Clear Falls Knights came out of halftime on their giddap, going on a nice run and riding it all the way to the finish line to earn a critical win over Clear Creek 47-38 to now have control of their own playoff destiny.

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Boys basketball roundup for Jan. 30, 2015
Posted: January 31, 2015

Recap of Friday night's boys high school basketball games including action from District 24-6A, a match-up between Ball High and Santa Fe, and contests featuring Texas City and Hitchcock.

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