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The Galveston County Daily News : Local Sports

October 24, 2014

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Wildcats have to rally to get past Chargers

LEAGUE CITY — The crosstown rival Clear Springs Chargers came out swinging and put the Clear Creek Wildcats in an unfamiliar spot Thursday night.

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Friday 10/24/2014
Stings defense smothers Willowridge in ugly 31-3 win
Posted: October 24, 2014

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.

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O’Connell runs over John Cooper JV, 58-14
Posted: October 24, 2014

THE WOODLANDS — The O’Connell Buccanners had an blowout 58-14 win over the John Cooper Dragons junior varsity team on Thursday with Markus Wisner, Robert “Wooda” Blake and Terrence Ward each snagging an interception.

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Clear Creek coasts to easy victory
Posted: October 24, 2014

LEAGUE CITY — Clear Creek barely broke a sweat Thursday in the opening round of the District 23/24-6A Team Tennis Area Tournament, coasting to an easy 10-0 victory over the visiting Dulles Vikings.

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High school football previews for October 24, 2014
Posted: October 24, 2014

High school football previews featuring La Marque, Hitchcock, Clear Falls, Clear Brook and Santa Fe

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Whitecaps softball to face Longhorns today
Posted: October 24, 2014

AUSTIN — The Galveston College Whitecaps softball team, a perennially top-ranked NJCAA program, will get a little national exposure today when they face the Texas Longhorns at 7 p.m. on the Longhorn Network.

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All-time high for women
Posted: October 24, 2014

A recent article in The Wall Street Journal reported that women now account for 61 percent of all half-marathon finishers, an all-time high for any standard-distance race. Considering that women were completely excluded from long-distance races until several decades ago — the Boston Marathon first admitted women in 1972, and women did not have an Olympic marathon event until 1984 — it’s been a big change for the better.

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Thursday 10/23/2014
Speedy Dickinson defense to square off against high-octane Friendswood offense
Posted: October 23, 2014

Speed will be the name of the game Friday as the lightning-quick defense of undefeated Dickinson (7-0, overall; 4-0, district) faces the fast-paced offense of Friendswood (5-2; 3-1) in a key District 24-6A matchup.

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Creek tennis heads to playoffs looking its best in a decade
Posted: October 23, 2014

Clear Creek head tennis coach Patrick Marrie can’t help but look back, then have plenty reason to look ahead.

This year’s District 24-6A team tennis champions remind him so much of the Wildcats who were the league’s best in 2004 and went on to reach the regional finals.

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