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?
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Police around the world have arrested 118 suspects in a global investigation into online fraud that targets the travel industry, a crime said to cost airlines $1 billion a year.
CANTON, Ohio (AP) — A northeast Ohio teacher whose skull was crushed by a rock dropped onto her vehicle from a Pennsylvania overpass is recovering from her sixth surgery.
Each playoff match as their lineup was being introduced, the Clear Falls Knights were reminded just how far they had come.
Turnovers forced by the defense and some big plays on offense helped the Dickinson Gators build a big lead early, which they did not relent in Friday’s 49-7 bi-district win over Alief Taylor at Crump Stadium.
No. 3 Clear Creek got all it could handle from No. 10 Fort Bend Austin, edging the Lady Bulldogs in a five-game thriller 19-25, 25-14, 25-13, 22-25, 15-13 in the teams’ Region III quarterfinal match at Manvel High School.
Week 11 saw multiple Galveston County football players save their best for the regular season’s last game.
PASADENA — The Friendswood Lady Mustangs got their season off to a 1-0 start Monday with a low-scoring 32-27 win over the Dobie Lady Longhorns in Pasadena.
DICKINSON — The Dickinson Lady Gators basketball team dropped its season opener in a closely contested game 58-54 at home Monday against Houston Lutheran South.
Junior quarterback Chase Hildreth completed 23 of 49 passes for 419 yards and five touchdowns as he and the Clear Creek Wildcats ended their regular season with a 42-21 win over the Clear Lake Falcons on Friday night at Veteran’s Memorial Stadium.
The Hitchcock Bulldogs got after the Vanderbilt Industrial Cobras early and often, scoring five first-half touchdowns and eventually going on to whip Industrial by the score of 48-7.
The Ridge Point Panthers caught fire early and rode that quick start to a 48-7 win over the Texas City Stingarees on Thursday at Ken Hall Stadium.
The defending Region III volleyball champion Clear Falls Knights edged out a tough Fort Bend Dulles side in three straight games, 25-22, 25-20, 27-25, to keep their hopes of a return trip to state alive Tuesday at Pearland Dawson High School in their Class 6A bi-district state playoff match.
Tuesday night volleyball roundup for Santa Fe, Texas City and Clear Springs.
There was little movement from county teams in the Texas High School Coaches Association’s latest poll released Monday, with Dickinson moving up after a big win and the other ranked teams standing pat.
Week 10 saw several county players step their games up to a different level in key matchups. The top performers included:
Hurricane season still has another month to go, but for the Ball High Tornadoes, hopes for a postseason officially ended Friday night.
One of the most popular quips from famed professional wrestler Ric Flair succinctly sums up today’s Galveston County football game of the season.
Clear Creek’s tennis team found itself in an unfamiliar setting Friday afternoon.
On Halloween, the Clear Lake Falcons were looking for tasty playoff treats, but the Friendswood Mustangs would only play tricks on them all night as they defeated the Falcons, 35-11, to clinch a playoff birth.
These are the football previews featuring Bryan St. Joseph at Bay Area Christian, Houston KIPP Sunnyside at O'Connell and Prairie Lea at High Island.
This is the football roundup featuring Hempstead and Hitchcock.
This is the volleyball roundup for Friday featuring Texas City and Fort Bend Bush, and Santa Fe and Deer Park.
Three Galveston County girls basketball players were named among the elite in the Houston area in the Greater Houston Area Girls Basketball Association’s preseason top 50 players list.
Ball High cross country runner Jacob Strueby has a credo about his sport.
An offensive shootout was not what many observers expected to see or what La Marque coaches wanted to see, but that’s what everyone got Thursday as the Cougars survived a tough challenge from the Houston Worthing Colts, 51-38, at Butler Stadium.
This is the football preview of the week featuring the following schools. Santa Fe at Texas City, Fort Bend Marshall at Ball High, Clear Lake at Friendswood, Clear Falls at Clear Springs and Hitchcock at Hempstead
Few expected the Cougars to be challenged in what many regarded would be a romp through District 10-4A-II, yet the Kashmere Rams arrived to Etheredge Stadium on Friday night and pushed them for much of the contest.
Two teams entered Veteran’s Memorial Stadium looking for their first district win on Friday, but it was the Clear Brook Wolverines, not the Clear Falls Knights, who benefitted from a plethora of turnovers and walked away with a 35-7 victory.
In a quest to stay alive for the playoffs the Hitchcock Bulldogs welcomed the Rice High School Raiders at home on Friday evening.
Down by seven and facing second down and six to go on their opponents’ 9-yard line, the Santa Fe Indians were in ideal position to tie the ballgame and perhaps even to grab a second victory on the season.
This is the roundup for volleyball games featuring Clear Creek and Dickinson, Clear Falls and Clear Springs, Santa Fe and Fort Bend Bush, Texas City and Fort Bend Willowridge and Fort Bend Ridge Point and Ball High.
These are the football previews featuring Ball High at Fort Bend Ridge Point and High Island at Calvert.
The Ball High boys cross country team put on a history making performance at the District 23-5A cross country championships, winning their first district crown since the 1970s.
The Clear Creek Wildcats continued to plow through district competition and clinched at least a share of the 2014 District 24-6A championship on Tuuesday, sweeping the Clear Springs Chargers, 25-18, 25-21, 25-15 at Clear Springs.
Volleyball roundup featuring Ball High and Santa Fe, Dickinson and Friendswood, Texas City and Fort Bend Elkins and Clear Falls and Clear Brook.
Volleyball roundup this week featuring Clear Creek and Friendswood, Clear Lake and Clear Falls, Dickinson and Brazoswood, Santa Fe and Fort Bend Marshall and Texas City and Fort Bend Bush.
Preview of area games featuring Fort Bend Bush at Texas City, Fort Bend Willowridge at Ball High, Dickinson at Brazoswood, Clear Brook at Clear Springs, Fort Bend Marshall at Santa Fe, Hitchcock at Palacios, Beaumont Legacy Christian at Bay Area Christian and High Island at Alvin Living Stones
Week 7 of the local high school football season was highlighted by two key district match-ups between Galveston County schools. Clear Creek continued domination of District 24-6A, and an emphatic pre-district statement game came from the La Marque Cougars.
Galveston County Daily News tennis columnist Manuel Moreno Jr. has been named the winner of the United States Tennis Association-Texas Section No-Cut Starfish Award “Coach of the Year” for 2014.
After a scoreless first quarter, Dickinson senior running back Brad Woodard blew the lid off the game, scoring three rushing touchdowns in the second quarter. Woodard’s scores helped the Gators pull away and defeat the Clear Falls Knights 35-7, Friday at Sam Vitanza Stadium.
The Friendswood Mustangs, led by their defense, shut out the Clear Springs Chargers 17-0 Friday evening, breaking the four-way tie atop the district 24-6A standings.
The Santa Fe Indians tried to run against the Ridge Point Panthers. And run. And run some more. But the Panthers weren’t in any mood to let the Indians run anywhere.
Week 6 of the high school football season saw many local teams put tons of points on the board, resulting in some outstanding individual and team performances.
LEAGUE CITY — Clear Creek's Melody Horton announced her commitment to play college volleyball at Grand Canyon University in Phoenix.
SANTA FE — The Santa Fe Lady Indians continued to run roughshod over District 23-5A competition on Tuesday, sweeping Fort Bend Elkins at home 25-16, 25-6, 25-10.
TEXAS CITY — The Texas City Lady Stingarees were swept at home Tuesday in District 23-5A play against Fort Bend Ridge Point by the scores of 20-25, 12-25, 13-25.
GALVESTON — The Ball High Lady Tors were swept at home in District 23-5A action on Tuesday against Fort Bend Bush by the scores of 18-25, 15-25, 14-25.
LEAGUE CITY — The No. 5 state-ranked Clear Creek Wildcats got a tough battle from the Dickinson Lady Gators at home in District 24-6A action Tuesday.
FRIENDSWOOD — The Friendswood Lady Mustangs’ struggles in District 24-6A continued Tuesday.
TEXAS CITY — He grabs passes, he defends passes, he kicks extra points and field goals, and he punts.
LEAGUE CITY — The Clear Springs Chargers will head into the gauntlet of District 24-6A volleyball with some momentum on their side after defeating Galveston County foe Santa Fe, 25-13, 25-13, 25-21, at home on Tuesday.
Volleyball action Tuesday night from Clear Creek, Clear Falls, Dickinson, Friendswood and Ball High.
LEAGUE CITY — The Clear Creek volleyball team swept its way to another pre-district win — their 22nd to just four losses this season — with a 25-10, 25-14, 25-16 win over Katy on Tuesday in the Wildcats’ first home game of the year.
No other county teams are ranked in regional top 10s.
A look at Tuesday night's high school volleyball action from Ball High, O'Connell, Clear Falls, Clear Brook, La Marque and Texas City.
GALVESTON — Because of a scheduling mix-up, the O’Connell Buccaneers football team will have to wait a week before making its home debut.
District realignments have left Galveston County schools with a slew of new district opponents.
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.
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