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The Baytown Little League Board of Directors voted to cancel its summer season during the meeting Saturday. 

Barbers Hill graduate Connor Dunham celebrated his signing with the Galveston College baseball team last week at home with his family.  “I picked Galveston because I love the coaching staff and it felt like the right place for me. I’m ready to go in and compete for a spot right away and I fe…

It may be a Shock, but softball is still an option for some girls in the Baytown area despite the COVID-19 pandemic squashing so many opportunities.

The Goose Creek CISD athletic department announced late Wednesday all summer workouts would be put on hiatus beginning Saturday after seeing a spike in COVID-19 outbreaks.

Week one of Little League baseball is in the books and there were some strong performances of note as the Little League Players of the Week were named this weekend.

The Barbers Hill Little League announced this weekend it will cancel the remainder of its spring/summer season due to concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic.

On May 21, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission was finally able to conduct a previously postponed March meeting delayed by COVID-19 and adopted changes to state saltwater and freshwater fishing and hunting regulations. The new rules will go into effect September 1. 

A solid number of softball players saw their chance to play squashed when both the Baytown Girls Fastpitch Softball Association and the Mont Belvieu Youth Softball Association canceled their seasons.

Area coaches may have lost two-plus months to finish the sports season and hope for some fantastic results before riding off into the 2019-20 sunset, but that did not keep many from performing some incredible feats before COVID-19 wrecked the calendar in March.

The relationship between Strong Sports Management and the City of Mont Belvieu has come to an end.

I’ve been blessed with a love of dogs since childhood. It began with my father’s fox terrier he named “Jigger” when I was just a toddler. There have been many since.

Social distancing has been the expectation for Goose Creek CISD schools during the first week back on the training fields and courts since the COVID-19 pandemic shut down school activities in March.

Texas Tech junior pitcher and former Barbers Hill baseball player Bryce Bonnin has a potential new home in his sport.

Parks and Rec adult sports reopen begins Monday

The top two sports moments of 2019-2020 were the ultimate dichotomy: One was about a bright and shining future and the other left the next years and decades in a state of limbo.

The Ganders have seen a rise in participation in the football program as it returned to the practice field this week as state prep sports teams were able to get back into action.

Last week, the city gave the go-ahead for Baytown Little League, Baytown Girls Fastpitch Association and the Baytown Teenage Baseball Associations (BTBA) to get their seasons started. The first two begin games Monday while the BTBA – PONY league – has its first games June 23. 

Barbers Hill High School took time out to recognize the special achievement of three of its athletes.

Texas Tech pitcher and Barbers Hill alum, Bryce Bonnin is listed as the 103rd best prospect and a potential third or fourth round pick for the 2020 Major League Baseball draft by Baseball America.

Sterling High School former goalkeeper Jose Marquez is heading to Ranger (TX) Community College this fall following a move from his younger days as a defender and striker.

Robert E. Lee baseball player Bryce Contreras signed his letter to continue his baseball career at Schreiner University next season. From left are his father, Craig Contreras, sister Madi Contreras, mother Melissa Contreras, Bryce, and Lee baseball coach Trent Padgett.

During her high school years, Gabby Cantu learned her fair share about adversity. 

Goose Creek Memorial senior baseball player Noah Butler has signed a Letter of Intent to attend Indian Hills Community College, a Division I NJCAA program, in Centerville, Iowa. The program is in the Iowa Community College Athletic Conference and Butler noted an established relationship with…

A number of athletes rose from humble beginnings to earn the respect and notice of coaches and many others during the past 2019-2020 sports campaign.

Following a meeting Tuesday night with City of Baytown officials, little league sports were given the green light to look into finally opening their 2020 spring schedules.