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Beaumont West Brook’s Hastin Dugas (1) is able to score against Clear Brook during Friday’s Region III-5A playoff game at Lee College. West Brook lost 74-68.

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NORTH SABINE: Redfish are fair to good at the discharge canal on peeled shrimp. Black drum are fair around rock groins. Sand trout are good in the deep holes on shrimp.

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A friend of mine spent four days on the bay last week and had a hard time finding enough profitable water to float duck decoys.

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The Robert E. Lee Lady Ganders moved to 8-15 overall and 1-4 in District 24-4A play with Friday night’s easy 56-23 victory over Galena Park.

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When was the last time you attended a Christmas parade in flip-flops and a short-sleeved shirt? When was the last time you wore shorts under waders for a week-long stretch of goose hunting? When was the last time you set your thermostat to 70 for an entire week in December?

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The Ross S. Sterling Rangers have done a lot of wacky things during their two-year run of losing football games.

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MONT BELVIEU – There’s a reason the Barbers Hill volleyball team is a perfect 11-0 in District 19-4A play, and it’s very simple: A killer instinct.

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CHANNELVIEW – The North Shore Mustangs look determined to win back the District 21-5A championship they lost to La Porte a year ago here on Friday night.

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It wasn't as easy as most folks expected, but the Baytown Christian Academy Bulldogs managed to pull out a 24-12 victory over the winless Northside Lions in a six-man football game on Friday night at Goose Creek Memorial High School.

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SHELDON – It wasn't pretty on Friday night at Crenshaw Stadium, but the Dayton Broncos stayed unbeaten at 5-0 with a 24-6 victory over C.E. King in District 19-4A football action.

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Mackenzie Carroll pitched a no-hitter over Channelview to lead Huffman to the 11-year-old Little League softball Texas East state championship. Front row, left to right, are Mackenzie Collins, Allie Humphries, Allyse Martin, Savannah Smith, Gabbie Forlini, Mackenzie Carroll, Bethany Sousa, K…

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The Dirty Bay Banditz 12U won the 2012 Nations “Premier” Ultimate World Series. The Banditz went 7-1 and hit six home runs during the tournament. During the 2012 season, the team finished 78-23-6 and won 12 of 21 tournaments. They were second in state in the USSSA tournament. Front row, from…

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HOUSTON — In front of a sold-out crowd at BBVA Compass Stadium, the Houston Dynamo defeated the New York Red Bulls 2-0 on Friday to move into first place in the Eastern Conference.

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Satchell McElroy, a baserunner with Chuck McElroy New Balance, is called safe at third base just ahead of Allen’s John Waling last weekend during a summer league baseball game at Robert E. Lee.

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NORTH SABINE: Trout are fair to good on the Louisiana shoreline on topwaters and soft plastics. Redfish are fair on jigs tipped with shrimp around marsh drains. Some birds have worked over trout.

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NORTH SABINE: Trout are fair to good on the Louisiana shoreline on topwaters and Corkies. Flounder are fair on jigs tipped with shrimp around marsh drains. Redfish are good in the marsh on topwaters and Gulps.

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 Crystal Beach on Bolivar Peninsula was a rendezvous point for hundreds of teenagers in the late ’80s. Armed with pearl and red-tailed, tandem-rigged Lil’ Fishies, my buddies and I shouldered next to a dozen other anglers wading the edge of the pass.

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HUNTSVILLE – The Barbers Hill Lady Eagles finished fourth in the Region III-4A golf tournament after shooting 351-346 – 697 over the 36-hole event at Raven’s Nest Golf Course.

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NORTH SABINE: Trout are fair to good on the Louisiana shoreline on topwaters and Corkies. Flounder are fair on jigs tipped with shrimp and Gulps around marsh drains.

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Brown University’s Madison Pepper (Ross S. Sterling) was just one of three to earn Collegiate Water Polo Association-Southern Division Awards last week.

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NEW YORK — Justin Verlander has that look: four or five days of stubble when he takes the mound, a focused glare, a game-day demeanor that if not quite ornery is admittedly intense.

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Though the occasion was somber in nature, spirits were high for Saturday’s balloon release ceremony held in honor of softball coach Wade Waltman, who passed away June 20

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On June 21, I received a release from a news service that bore the headline: “Vicious Catfish Attack Sends Florida Boy To Hospital”. An accompanying stock agency photo showed a menacing-looking catfish.

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When 6-year-old Oliver Richard, a resident of Mont Belvieu, was chosen to participate in the Astros’ “base stealer” program in between innings at Tuesday night’s Astros-Mets game, his decidedly literal interpretation of the word “steal” led to maybe the game’s most riveting moment—even in co…

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The team members said participating in the games helps them with work, is a positive experience and generally good for mental health.

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Despite efforts by Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, outdoor writers, and many newspapers – totaling over 100,000 words of copy – untold numbers of people still think seeing a fawn alone means it’s abandoned. Too many want to help it.

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Summer is here and ready to stay for the children of Goose Creek CISD. About seven years ago all the high schools decided to import summer sports camps for every child from fourth to ninth grade to help foster and grow in the Baytown area. 

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Kaitlynn McDaniel hits line drive for the Anahuac 15U softball team.The Anahuac team captured the district championship for second year in a row. The 15U team is coached by Trent Hart, Ryan Cook and Lindsey Hedges. Next up is the Ranger State Softball finals in Sulphur Springs July 8-10.  (P…

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Jasmine Moore, a Ross S. Sterling graduate and outside hitter for Bethune-Cookman University’s women’s volleyball team has been named to the All-Southwestern Athletic Conference Second Team.

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Water polo originally was slated to go varsity in 2019, but COVID got in the way, It’s the first sport to be added since 1998 when the UIL approved wrestling

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Water polo originally was slated to go varsity in 2019, but COVID got in the way, It’s the first sport to be added since 1998 when the UIL approved wrestling

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The public is invited to the Mi Promesa a la Comunidad Family 5K Walk/Run this weekend. The event is free and open to families. 

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Free Fishing Day in Texas is June 4. Each year on the first Saturday in June, Texans can fish on any public waterbody in the state without a fishing license.

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This year’s CCA Texas STAR Tournament offers anglers twice the chances to win, as the number of tagged redfish released for the tournament has been doubled for 2022.

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The Baytown Wolverines, a 17U team comprised of players from Lee, Goose Creek Memorial and Sterling high schools, competed in the Albion Hurricanes FC Memorial Day Cup. With a two-win and one-tie record, the Wolverines advanced to the finals, winning 2-1 against the Klein Toros and were crow…

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On Saturday afternoon in NCAA Fayetteville Super Regional action at Bogle Park, a three-run, sixth-inning outburst backed freshman pitcher Sophia Simpson’s complete-game shutout as No. 16/18 Texas softball (43-19-1) stunned 3,115 red-clad fans in attendance by shutting out No. 4 Arkansas (48…

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As Lake Travis fishing guide, Alan Christenson Jr., and I shared fishing stories recently, I mentioned that on a recent trip to Lake Austin, all I caught were a couple of zebra mussels. My lure being slowly fished along the bottom in hope of catching a rare lunker bass caught the mussels as …

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Houston-born and raised Lee Martinez said he knew he would be in a position one day to be an athletic director. 

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In Dallas, Steve Kerr and Jason Kidd did not want to talk about basketball. LeBron James made no effort to hide his anger. Jayson Tatum of the Boston Celtics, a young father, called the news “devastating.”

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This year’s CCA Texas STAR Tournament offers anglers twice the chances to win, as the number of tagged redfish released for the tournament has been doubled for 2022.

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Ever wondered what becomes of those 13-plus pound largemouths caught by anglers in Texas in late winter and spring during the Legacy ShareLunker competition?Well, they are donated to the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department o be taken to the Freshwater Fisheries Center in Athens and placed …

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Chris Hrabina gets a little emotional talking about the closing of Houston Raceway Park. His son, Slate, 12, has been involved in junior drag racing since he was about 5 years old and grew up at the iconic track – just as Hrabina himself did, starting around the same age. 

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It’s the time of year to turn your thoughts, dreams and talk toward saltwater. The Texas coast, in particular. We’re blessed with about 361 miles of coastline, and our bays are chock full of fish and shellfish — too many species to list! And many of them are considered game fish and delightf…

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Lady Mustang Alaina Schaeffer smacked a three-run home run during a five-run third inning, leading Friendswood to a 7-3 win over Crosby in the opening game of a best-of-three Class 5A softball playoff series Thursday night in Friendswood.

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With a five-run fourth inning and then six more runs in the bottom of the fifth, it was enough for the Crosby Lady Cougars to run-rule the Angleton Ladycats 11-1 in the Class 5A Region III area round matchup in front of a packed, loud and boisterous crowd.

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Goose Creek Memorial High School sophomore goalkeeper Layla Anaya and junior defenseman Gloria Martinez were named to the Texas Association of Soccer Coaches 2022 All Region team.

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The season came to an end for both Barbers Hill reigning championship teams — the Barbers Hills Eagles boys baseball team and the Lady Eagles softball team — over the weekend.