Despite rainy and cloudy weather, visitors were still out at Galveston County’s beaches and fishing spots for the Labor Day holiday.
SANTA FE — A Houston man died in a single-vehicle accident in Santa Fe early Monday morning.
TEXAS CITY – The Texas City Stings and their standout senior inside linebacker D’Vonta Hinton find themselves in a very different place now compared to this time last year.
Week 1 of Galveston County football saw familiar standouts from last season look like they were in midseason form.
The discussion about College of the Mainland’s pool has been painful.
A jury awarded Russell Washington, the former police chief for the La Marque Independent School District who claimed he was wrongfully terminated, $83,236, including $70,049 for mental anguish.
Science has long proved that smoking is bad for you and those around you, with 90 percent of lung cancer cases caused by smoking.
GALVESTON — Patients arriving at the Transitional Learning Center in Galveston’s East End live within a shadow.
CARLE PLACE, N.Y. (AP) — 1-800-FLOWERS.COM Inc. is buying Harry & David for $142.5 million to help broaden the assortment of foods that its customers can choose as gifts.
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home prices rose in July but at a slower rate compared with earlier this year. The moderating price increases could help support sales.
The Daily News is changing how we report live scores and interact with fans this season.
Coach Kevin Williamson believes the Cardinals can turn around last season’s 1-9 finish to the point where they can be playoff contenders in what is expected to be a challenging District 16-1A, Division II.
Last year’s youth is this season’s experience, as the Bulldogs bring back 16 starters, many of whom cut their teeth during a 2-8 campaign.
It’s feast or famine when looking at the La Marque Cougars’ depth chart for the 2014 football season.
While Friendswood had the most significant change as an individual program following realignment, the overall districts for other county schools were altered dramatically.
The Friendswood Mustangs are headed from being a perennial contender in Class 4A to the great unknown that is the new Class 6A, where they will share a district with some of the area’s largest and best programs.
Out of county District 23-5A opponents.
It’s a new day for Santa Fe Indians football as a completely overhauled coaching staff, headed by longtime assistant Mark Kanipes, brings a new system and new hope for fans.
The O’Connell Buccaneers enter the 2014 season as a TAPPS independent school and with a significantly different offensive scheme.
An avid student of the game, new Bay Area Christian School head coach Gavin Kralik is being handed the keys to one of the most well oiled machines in all of TAPPS Division III.
The Stingarees face the tall task of rebuilding their squad after the loss of 43 seniors from last year’s team, which were undefeated district champions and went four rounds deep in the state playoffs.
The Mustangs make their debut in the deep waters of the 6A division this season, but they come to the new challenge armed with a loaded, talent-rich defense and a diverse set of weapons on offense.
Clear Falls head football coach Mike Zierlein will be looking for his Knights to be in the mix for district supremacy.
The Dickinson Gators are chomping at the bit for a successful 2014 football season.
The Clear Creek Wildcats enter the 2014 football season with plenty of weapons on offense and eight returning starters on defense.
Clear Springs was one of four football teams that went 3-3 in a crowded district last season, and, armed with several key returners, the Chargers will be looking to make a step up in the district hierarchy.
Out of county District 24-6A opponents.
When the Santa Fe Indians and Bay Area Christian Broncos take this field this football season, there will be a couple of new faces on the sidelines.
With a season of coaching under his belt and a full offseason at the helm of the Tors, Ball High head coach Kimble Anders is already seeing his players show marked improvement as they head into the 2014 football season.
Two local teams have risen to the top in separate large volleyball tournaments and will compete among each event’s top eight teams today.
GALVESTON – A spirited group of supporters went home happy Friday after boxer Austin “No Doubt” Trout snapped a two-fight losing streak with an exciting win over Daniel Dawson in a junior middleweight bout on ESPN’s Friday Night Fights.
AUSTIN — The University Interscholastic League announced Tuesday the boys and girls state basketball tournaments will move from Austin to San Antonio beginning this season.
SANTA FE — They may have taken different roads, but both Santa Fe’s softball and baseball teams continue to move forward in the state playoffs.
HOUSTON — When it comes down to it, Clear Creek and Pearland enter their three-games baseball playoff series tonight at the University of Houston with plenty in common.
LEAGUE CITY — The Bay Area Christian School Lady Broncos’ dominant softball season came to an end during the weekend as they fell 10-0 to Lubbock Christian in the TAPPS 3A state championship game.
NEW YORK -- The St. Louis Rams selected Hitchcock native Michael Sam with the 249th overall pick of the National Football League draft, making Sam the league's first openly gay player.
EDITOR'S NOTE: This game did not end until after The Daily News' print deadline.
AUSTIN — Texas City junior Asa Garcia captured the Class 4A girls long jump championship Friday morning at the UIL state track and field finals at Mike A. Myers Stadium on the campus of the University of Texas.
GALVESTON — Drake Murphy knows those names, and it is that rich history that will be at his side when the junior competes in the 400-meter run at the state championships in Austin this weekend.
LEAGUE CITY — Dominance may be an understatement when reviewing defending state champion Bay Area Christian School’s softball season.
ROSENBERG — The Santa Fe Lady Indians showed no quit in some tough spots as they battled for a 4-1 win against Tomball Memorial on Friday at Lamar Consolidated to claim an area championship with a two-game sweep of their playoff series.
FRIENDSWOOD —Friendswood picked up the first-round series sweep of Angleton with a 2-1 win at Bobby Black Field on Friday.
LA MARQUE — Texas City and La Marque are set to host some of the region’s best position players today during this year’s Greater Houston Area Football Coaches Association 7-on-7 tournament.
LEAGUE CITY — Fort Bend Austin played a large role in its own demise as Clear Creek wrapped up a two-game first-round sweep with a 10-1 victory Friday at Mallory Field.
LEAGUE CITY — The Clear Falls Knights saw their season come to an end Friday night at the hands of the Deer Park Lady Deer.
High school baseball, softball, soccer and golf results for Feb. 26, 2014
FRIENDSWOOD — In a matchup of teams looking to secure playoff berths, the Knights overcame an eight-point halftime deficit in a 47-45 win.
SANTA FE — Angel Cohen found the back of the net in the second half off an assist by Sierra Peloquin to give the Lady Indians a 1-0 nondistrict win over Clear Brook.
LEAGUE CITY — Clear Falls outscored Clear Brook 15-7 in the second overtime to secure a 66-58 double-overtime victory.
FRIENDSWOOD — The Lady Mustangs took a 36-point halftime lead to cruise to 65-18 victory over the Lady Stings.
BURKEVILLE — Premier Learning Academy moved into a tie for first place in District 26-A, D-II, avenging its only league loss Wednesday night in a 58-36 win against Burkeville.
DICKINSON — The Wildcats in every quarter in a 51-35 win.
SANTA FE — Controversy over the use of mascots derived from Native American groups has not spread to Santa Fe, school district officials said.
There was a time when the sports mascot in Texas City wasn’t the Stingarees. It was the Wolverines.
GALVESTON — Free throws didn’t fall too freely for the Ball High Tors in the first half of their game against Galena Park on Saturday afternoon. But the Tors found their range in the second half, hitting 14-of-18 from the charity stripe to help salvage a hardfought, 64-61, District 24-4A victory against the visiting Yellowjackets.
GEORGETOWN — The Clear Springs Chargers girls’ soccer team finished up the weather-shortened Georgetown Governor’s Cup soccer tourney with a victory.
LA MARQUE — It didn’t come easy, but the Cougars ended the first half of district play the same way they’ve finished every District 24-3A matchup — with a win.
GALVESTON — The Ball High Lady Tors improved their District 24-4A record to 9-2 with a win Saturday against Galena Park.
LEAGUE CITY — Thanks to a game-high 15 points from Tyquon Jordan, the Clear Creek Wildcats were able to pull into a tie for second place in the 24-5A boys basketball standings. The Wildcats downed the Clear Springs Chargers 54-50.
GALVESTON — Texas A&M wide receiver and Galveston native, Mike Evans is going pro. The Aggies’ record-breaking wideout announced Thursday he plans to enter the 2014 NFL draft.
LEAGUE CITY — Bay Area Christian went on a scoring rampage, putting 33 unanswered points on the board to ring up a 36-6 victory over Hallettsville Sacred Heart on Saturday.
DEER PARK — Before the opposing bands took the field at halftime, the game was decided.
KATY — One of the strong points for the Friendswood tennis team this fall season was the ability to win three-set matches down the stretch. But the odds finally caught up with the Mustangs on Friday afternoon.
FRIENDSWOOD — Calendars across Friendswood have had special ink drawn on today’s box for months.
HITCHCOCK — Run. Run. Run. That’s the recipe for success for the Van Vleck Leopards. And that recipe whipped up some good cooking against Hitchcock.
A look at high school volleyball games from across the county Friday night.
DICKINSON — The Clear Falls football team uses a running back by committee, but head coach Mike Zierlein found a chairman by the fourth quarter Friday night of the Knights’ District 24-5A opener.
FRIENDSWOOD — Sparked by a pair of long second half scoring runs, the Friendswood Mustangs opened up 24-4A district play with a decisive 24-7 win over Galena Park.
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