The Brazosport Exporters lost to the Benjamin Davis Falcons 70-50 Friday at the Pearland Classic at Pearland High School.
The Angleton Ladycat softball team won the Class 5A state championship last season, and the wins keep coming as players make moves to play at the collegiate level.
The 38th annual Brazosport Swimming and Diving Invitational is back for another year, starting at 5 p.m. Friday for the diving portion and 9:30 a.m. Saturday for the swimming portion at Brazosport High School.
NEEDVILLE — The Columbia Roughnecks came within 20.8 seconds of going 2-0 on the first day of the Leroy Miksch Tournament, but dropped a 54-49 gut-wrencher to Pasadena Memorial in their second game Thursday.
A stellar defensive performance Tuesday night led the Danbury Lady Panthers to a 66-30 blowout win over the Galveston O’Connell Lady Buccaneers at the Danbury win. After taking a commanding first-half lead, the Lady Panthers were able to coast over the final two quarters to their first victory of the year.
Area products Jashon Waddy from Angleton and Bryce Wilds from Brazosport have wound up their collegiate football careers. Waddy played all four seasons with the Texas State Bobcats, while Wilds played his senior year at Sam Houston State University.
As one of only three seniors, Angleton’s Garrett Patton is taking on various roles this season because of the youth on the Wildcat basketball squad.
Still having a love for the game, Angleton Ladycat Mika Hinijosa decided to spend two more seasons playing softball at the next level, staying close to home at Alvin Community College next fall.
Back on Oct. 29 at Ruth Ryan Field, the Alvin Community College Lady Dolphins played a softball exhibition with Ukraine. “What we didn’t know was that this was the first time that Ukraine had allowed its national softball team to play in the United States,” Alvin Community College second-year head coach Jerry Torres-Farmer said.
Angleton Christian isn’t a big school, but their achievements on the volleyball court were too big to be overlooked. The Angleton Christian Lady Warriors had great success this season led by head coach Suzy Ford. In the end, some players earned TAAC All-District First and Second honors as well as All-State recognition.
One of the great benefits from a visit to Sea Center Texas in Lake Jackson is all admissions are free. On some days several hundred school kids tour this vast 75 acre indoor and outdoor complex for an education into the marvels of Mother Nature.
The Gobbler's Revenge After Thanksgiving Epee tournament was held Saturday at Brazosport College gymnasium, featuring 25 fencers from across Texas young and old.
The book, “The Reilly Thanksgiving Invitational Story,” co-authored by Brent Parrott and Bryan Renfro, describes the 50-year odyssey of how the games in front of a Dallas elementary school went and how they continued through the years.
It was another large gathering at the seventh annual Lake Jackson Turkey Trot which was raising funds for the Lake Jackson Intermediate band on Thursday morning.
On a weekend dedicated to sticking a sharp object into a plump breast, area fencers will be doing the same on a more refined level during the Gobbler's Revenge After-Thanksgiving Epee tournament Saturday in the Brazosport College gymnasium.
All three local Southern Brazoria County volleyball squads in District 24-4A made it into the playoffs in 2019, including district unbeaten Sweeny, which dominated the all-district honors..
Danbury’ volleyball player Madyson Bennett was a second-team all-district selection in District 24-3A results voted on by head coaches. The Lady Panthers also had several honorable mention and Academic All-District selections, including Bennett on the academic list.
Tyrell Thompson was a bit homesick being away from Texas for a couple of years. Thus his transfer to Howard Payne University in Brownwood after playing basketball at Tabor College in Hillsboro, Kansas.
Columbia's Jada Rhoades focuses on the ball on Oct. 29 during the second set in a District 24-4A showdown at Brazosport. Rhoades was voted Co-setter for the 2019 season in the all district selections.
PEARLAND — If not for a third period when the Angleton Wildcats were outscored 28-11, the outcome against Pearland on Tuesday on the road could have been much closer than the 77-47, Oiler nondistrict victory.
Cameron Ward has succeeded in every sport he has tried, and it wasn’t until his junior year of high school football emerged as the sport he wants to pursue in college.
A leap of faith placed Tod Tracy in a world of hurt at 19,341 feet above sea level. It was a pain threshold that he eventually got through by understanding his mission.
Tournaments before district play have been a good time for coaches to see what they have in their team and better understand their strengths and weaknesses are. The Brazosport Lady Exporters (7-3) and the Columbia Lady Roughnecks (8-2) showed what their potential for the season could be as they overcame injuries and fatigue Saturday at the Boling Tournament.
A furious fourth-quarter comeback had the Columbia faithful on the verge of bedlam with just seconds remaining in regulation, only to have their hearts broken.