Some of you are probably wondering why The Daily News’ print edition nameplate — normally printed in black ink — is pink today. If so, then we’re already raising awareness about National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
LEAGUE CITY — Clear Falls scored a sweep of fellow District 24-6A playoff contender Clear Springs on the road Tuesday.
Today begins what many anglers agree is the best month of the year for fishing the bays.
The announcement that authorities may not pursue charges against two Santa Fe men who live at a house where more than 140 animals were seized requires an explanation.
Reading the Declaration of Independence takes less than 10 minutes. It is about the length of two op-ed essays yet forms the foundation of our republic.
UTMB, together with Susan G. Komen and Reconstruction of a Survivor, support monthly Breast Cancer Support Group sessions.
Stella Turrubiate, an oncology nurse, has worked at the University of Texas Medical Branch Breast Health and Imaging Center since 2010. Her official title now is “patient navigator.”
WASHINGTON (AP) — Secret Service Director Julia Pierson abruptly resigned Wednesday in the face of multiple revelations of security breaches, bumbling in her agency and rapidly eroding confidence that the president and his family were being kept safe.
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger ordered contingency plans drawn up nearly 40 years ago to attack Cuba, incensed over the small island's deployment of troops to Angola, according to declassified government documents posted online Wednesday.
Today begins what many anglers agree is the best month of the year for fishing the bays.
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.
Tempo, physicality, team work push Coogs’ O-line to winning streak
AUSTIN — In the latest Texas High School Coaches Association regional football polls released Monday, Dickinson and Friendswood made significant jumps, while La Marque and Hitchcock held steady in their high-ranked spots.
I stayed with the Ryder Cup matches to the end, because that’s what I do
HOUSTON – After Sunday’s 23-17 win over Buffalo, Texans cornerback Darryl Morris talked about how he considered it to be a blessing just to be on the football field.
Galveston Beach Patrol Chief Peter Davis and other competitors participated Saturday in the G-Bay Paddle Race at Moody Gardens. The event, back for its second year, featured stand-up paddle and kayak/canoe races.
Week 5 of the Galveston County slate saw the beginning of district play for many teams. For others, it was another tuneup before the games that count.
GALVESTON – On Tuesday, Galveston sports trailblazer Ray Dohn Dillon celebrated his 85th birthday.
LEAGUE CITY – The Clear Creek Wildcats just got stronger and stronger during a 25-23, 25-18, 25-16 sweep at home over the Clear Springs Chargers on Saturday.
HOUSTON – Ball High dropped a 19-0 decision to the Dobie Longhorns in nondistrict team tennis action Saturday at Dobie High School.
In this line of work, once in a blue moon a story sticks with you and has a positive effect.
LA MARQUE – With both LaDarrian Ellis-Jones and Alan Cooper sidelined Friday, the onus of the Cougars’ ground game fell on Daquan Jones, who proceeded to pound Lamar Consolidated into submission.
FRIENDSWOOD – The Friendswood Mustangs entered the deep waters of the state’s largest division with a splash, defeating the Clear Falls Knights, 38-14, in the District 24-6A opener at Henry Winston Stadium on Friday.
GALVESTON – Ball High’s offense finally took off Friday as the Tors won the District 23-5A opener, 24-13, against the Santa Fe Indians at Kermit Courville Stadium.
DICKINSON – The opening of the District 24-6A football campaign started perfectly Friday on homecoming night for the Dickinson Gators as they defeated the Clear Lake Falcons, 49-7, in another dominate performance.
LEAGUE CITY – Clear Creek quarterback Chase Hildreth made sure the Wildcats’ homecoming wasn’t spoiled Friday.
TEXAS CITY – Senior running back D’Vonta Hinton rumbled into the end zone for a 6-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter, but it was too little, too late for the Stings as Texas City fell to the Fort Bend Elkins Knights, 20-6, on Friday in the District 23-5A opener.
A summary of Friday night's games between Sweeny and Hitchcock, Bay Area Christian and Rosehill Christian, and Houston Pro-Vision Academy and O'Connell.
A roundup of Friday's games between Dickinson and Friendswood, Santa Fe and Ball High, Clear Falls and Clear Brook, and Texas City and Fort Bend Elkins.
LEAGUE CITY – A neck-and-neck game between the Clear Springs Chargers and Brazoswood Buccanneers came down to the leg of Adam Foskit.
Previews of today's games including Santa Fe at Ball High, Fort Bend Elkins at Texas City, Clear Lake at Dickinson, Clear Brook at Clear Creek, Lamar Consolidated at La Marque, Hitchcock at Sweeny, Bay Area Christian at Tomball Rosehill Christian and Crosby Victory & Praise Christian at High Island.
With cooler weather finally hitting the area, outdoor activities are more appealing than ever, and the Blocker Burn Champions Stop, Drop and Roll 5K and Kids 1K is aimed at broad participation.
FRIENDSWOOD – The Friendswood Mustangs (2-1) make their months-long anticipated debut in District 24-6A on Friday when they host a talented Clear Falls (1-2) squad.
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.
A preview of the Brazoswood at Clear Springs game/
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FRIENDSWOOD — It was the last game of the season two years ago, and Friendswood’s Justin Lowe found himself laying on the turf with a feeling he unfortunately knew all too well.
LEAGUE CITY — The Clear Lake Falcons wouldn’t be denied Tuesday night at Clear Falls — not when they were down two games to none and not when it looked like the Knights might just escape with a win in an intense, tight fifth game.
Area volleyball action for Sept. 24 features Clear Creek, Friendswood, Clear Springs, Clear Brook, Santa Fe, Ball High and Texas City.
LEAGUE CITY – Clear Falls Knights’ standout linebacker David Orr, in his third varsity season, has emerged a defensive leader by knocking his opponents down and picking his teammates up.
Redistricting for Galveston County’s 6A and 5A schools has made predicting which four teams in each district will advance to the postseason as difficult an endeavor as ever.
Week 4 was a light one on the local sports schedule, with most football teams off. However, there were still notable performances on the gridiron — and on the volleyball court.
With the Houston Texans’ record now at 2-“Oops!” we can leave them to prepare for a better showing next Sunday and focus our attention on another team sport: The Ryder Cup.
GALVESTON – It was estimated that about 1,000 competitors came to Galveston Island for the Lonestar Triathlon and 5150 on Sunday.
While the majority of Galveston County teams had the week off, there were still some interesting games on the Week 4 schedule.
FRIENDSWOOD – Special teams and defense saved the day for the Bay Area Christian Broncos since the offense didn’t have its best performance in a 56-22 win over Cypress Christian on Saturday at Henry Winston Stadium.
Like every high school team in Texas, the Hitchcock Bulldogs have the goal of ending their season in the state championships at AT&T Stadium in Arlington.
In the books: 24 hours and 75 miles later with multiple blisters, a banged up knee and emotionally and physically drained after completing the run to bring awareness to childhood cancer, but the picture makes it all worth it.
HOUSTON – The Hitchcock Bulldogs were successful in their fourth straight 2013 payback game in a road game Friday, defeating KIPP Sunnyside, 52-0, and improving to 4-0 in 2014.
GALVESTON – After taking a 2-point lead into halftime, the Ball Tornadoes’ defense recovered a fumble, didn’t allow a score, and gave up only 75 yards of offense in the final two quarters to defeat the Houston Wheatley Wildcats, 24-7, on Friday night at Kermit Courville Stadium.
FREEPORT – La Marque came out of the gates quickly Friday, crossing the goal line four times in the opening quarter en route to a 42-21 nondistrict win over the Brazosport Exporters at Hopper Field.
HOUSTON – The High Island Cardinals came into their Friday game against Sugar Land Logos Prep riding a three-game winning streak and averaging more than 50 points a game.
A preview of the Cypress Christian at Bay Area Christian game.
A roundup of volleyball matches from Clear Springs, Friendswood, Clkear Creek, Clear Falls, Dickinson, Santa Fe, Ball High and Texas City.
A large field of local, national and international athletes will hit the roadways and waterways of Galveston on Sunday in the annual 5150 Triathlon.
HOUSTON – The Hitchcock Bulldogs look to continue their successful run in payback games as they take on another squad that got the better of them last season in a road game today at KIPP Sunnyside.
Previews of La Marque at Brazosport, Houston Wheatley at Ball High and High Island at Sugar Land Logos Prep.
Sunday’s two triathlons, the Lonestar Sprint Triathlon and the 5150, will bring more than 1,000 competitors to Moody Gardens.
GALVESTON – Thursday’s downpour took its toll on Galveston schools with previously scheduled contests getting canceled.
Ball High alum and former NFL defensive lineman Casey Hampton will be among nine former athletes and staff members inducted into the University of Texas’ Men’s Athletics Hall of Honor class of 2014.
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