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After a first half in which Crosby was forced to play the slow-paced game of Port Neches-Groves, the Cougars came out in the second half and used their half court trap to ease to a 61-50 win Tuesday night in a Class 5A Region 3 bi-district playoff played at Goose Creek Memorial High School. 

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The Lady Ganders of Robert E. Lee remain winless in District 22-5A play, but not before putting up a tough effort against Texas City, losing 4-0 Tuesday evening.

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The Barbers Hill softball team continued its impressive start to the season with another strong performance from the circle Tuesday.

The boys basketball playoff tip off tonight when both Barbers Hill and Crosby begin their Class 5A postseason journey in the bi-district round.

With the girls basketball season over for local teams and Baytown Christian Academy’s boys seeing a run for a repeat title the Power Five will have a new look this week.

Lee College’s bid to stay in the upper half of the South Zone took a hit Saturday in a 91-72 loss at Lamar State-Port Arthur. The Rebels trailed by 13 at the half and were unable to make up any ground in the final 20 minutes to fall to 7-11 in Region XIV and 16-13 overall. 

Usually about this time of year or a little earlier, I write about the first Toyota ShareLunker in the 13-plus pound range of the Lunker legacy category having been caught – probably from Lake Fork. But since this is Leap Year, I guess I should have expected something unusual. 

GC softball tourney wraps; BH triumphs

GCM baseball ready for today’s opener

This could be the breakthrough year sixth-year Sterling High School baseball coach Adam Shibley has been waiting for.

The Baytown Christian Academy boys basketball team’s hunt for a repeat TAPPS Class 1A state title ended in a regional title loss Thursday at C.E. King High School.

The Ross S. Sterling water polo teams are ready to hit the water once again when the boys open up the season today at the Alvin Tournament that wraps Saturday.

A sluggish start that saw the Lee Rebels basketball team fall behind by 16 points in the first half was too much for the hosts to overcome as they dropped a 78-72 Region XIV clash Wednesday night to Angelina College.

The Goose Creek Memorial and Barbers Hill girls basketball teams head to the Class 5A Region 3 area round Friday night following opening, bi-district victories this week.

A year removed from a disappointing, if not slightly expected, playoff miss in 2019, the Crosby Cougars baseball team believes that experience will only benefit them as a new season begins.

Anahuac baseball expects first playoff appearance since 2010                

The Goose Creek Memorial Lady Patriots turned up the heat in the fourth quarter and rallied from a five-point deficit  to knock off Dayton 47-43 in a Class 5A Region 3 bi-district contest at Sterling High School Tuesday night. 

The Goose Creek Memorial girls soccer team may be a mix of young and old, but they play like a cohesive unit that seems to have played years together.

The Goose Creek Memorial boys basketball team trailed 29-15 at halftime Tuesday at home against Friendswood and were ultimately doomed to a 56-41 loss, ending their chances for a Region 3 playoff spot.

The Barbers Hill softball team got five innings of one hit pitching and nine strikeouts by senior Jessica Mullins to win 5-0 at Fort Bend Christian Tuesday to open up the season.

MANVEL - The Barbers Hill girls basketball team produced buckets in bunches in a 67-44 bi-district playoff win Monday night over Texas City to continue its postseason run.

Things stayed the same in the Power Five rankings – the poll that ranks all teams playing currently. Once their season ends, a team’s spot on the poll will be vacated the following week.

Lee College kept pace in the race for second place in the South Zone of Region XIV with a 100-79 win over Victoria College Saturday. The Rebels improved to 16-11 overall and 7-9 in region play as the conference tournament draws near. 

At the January Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission meeting, two new wardens received their badges. One was named “ Ruger”, the other “Bosch”. Those weren’t code names; they were their real names. The badges were attached to their collars; they’re members of the TPW K-9 team.

MONT BELVIEU – It might have been an ideal finish, but the Barbers Hill Lady Eagles soccer team’s 3-1 double-overtime defeat Friday against District 21-5A rival Port Neches-Groves was a sign of progress even in defeat.

Two area girls basketball teams are readying for the postseason which begins Monday and both Goose Creek Memorial and Barbers Hill will be shooting for big runs in Class 5A playoff action.

Robert E. Lee’s boys soccer team remains a playoff threat out of District 22-5A, but hopes of taking the top spot have been put under a bit of duress.

REL softball veterans expect upward trend

New look Sterling softball starts Tuesday

It was as good a playoff opener as the TAPPS Class 1A defending champions from Baytown Christian could ask for.

Two area girls basketball squads will see their seasons continue in next week’s bi-district round as Goose Creek Memorial and Barbers Hill will battle for Class 5A spoils.

Ross S. Sterling High School senior Jasmine Moore, an outside hitter for the bi-district qualifying Lady Rangers volleyball team, signed her National Letter of Intent Thursday to play collegiately at NCAA Division I Bethune-Cookman in Daytona Beach, Fla. The Wildcats went 8-24 last fall. Fro…

The Barbers Hill Lady Eagles basketball team knows who it will play to open the 2020 postseason when it travels to Manvel for a 6 p.m. Monday bi-district playoff against Texas City. The Barbers Hill squad is 31-4 overall and wrapped up an undefeated (12-0) District 21-5A season under first-y…

Second-year head coach Sonja Curry is ready for a strong encore to her debut in the position of Goose Creek Memorial girls track coach.

With a chance to finish the season above .500 if not make the Class 6A playoffs, the Sterling Lady Rangers faced Deer Park in Baytown in hopes of ending things in positive fashion.

The Ross S. Sterling boys soccer team has scrapped and battled with the best of District 21-6A and has fallen short against the big three.

Barbers Hill Eagle linebacker Cavin Branin is taking his winning ways to another program which knows a thing or two about collecting massive victories.

Sterling, Robert E. Lee and Barbers Hill high school tennis players made some strong impressions this past weekend at tournaments in Pasadena and Coppell.