Building a levee across the mouth of Galveston Bay would not be stop bad things from happening behind it.
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.
DALLAS (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. John Cornyn will debate his longshot Democratic challenger on Friday night in their only meeting before the election, and in front of a bigger audience than what originally had been planned as an exclusive broadcast for Spanish-language viewers.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A federal judge said he would decide Friday whether to grant a request from the four major U.S. professional sports leagues and the NCAA to stop New Jersey from becoming the second state in the country to offer legalized sports betting on individual games.
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.
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.
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.
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