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MONT BELVIEU - The Barbers Hill Lady Eagles softball team found its proper footing on day one of the Huffman Tournament as it hosted two games Thursday and did so as a very inhospitable host.

Bayou Bowl rosters named 

The Goose Creek Memorial baseball team dropped to 1-3 Tuesday despite a strong pitching performance in a 1-0 defeat at home against La Porte.

The Goose Creek Memorial boys soccer team maintained a solid foothold on second place in District 22-5A with a 3-2 come-from-behind win Tuesday at home against Manvel.

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Avant Coleman of Goose Creek Memorial goes after the shot attempt by Crosby’s PJ Haggerty during Saturday’s Region 3 quarterfinal at Barnett Stadium. GCM prevailed 79-76 in overtime to advance to 7 p.m. today’s semifinal against Katy Paetow at the M.O. Campbell Educational Center in Houston.…

Patriots cement soccer sweep

In a season where the Goose Creek Memorial boys basketball team recorded its first ever playoff win, could it be that it may go hand-in-hand with its inaugural postseason run?

In a matchup between the two top teams in District 22-5A boys soccer, the host Goose Creek Memorial Patriots fell behind early and couldn’t recover in a 4-1 loss to first-place Friendswood.

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 Second straight year Crosby on to Region 3 hoops quarterfinals

The baseball season is upon Goose Creek CISD high school fans as it saw its first pitch Monday as Robert E. Lee played host to Dayton.

Lady Eagles bounced in area

The first live ocelot I ever saw was in a cage outside a furniture store in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico in the ‘60s. It was the most beautiful cat I had ever seen.

Barbers Hill graduate and University of Texas women’s basketball standout Charli Collier teamed up with Roppolo’s Pizzeria owner Marc Roppolo to give back to the Austin community in the wake of the winter storm. 

As anticipated, the boys and girls basketball playoff schedule was sent scurrying following the winter storm and its aftermath this week.

The Baytown high school softball programs were all hoping to make notable progress last spring and it appeared that objective could be met.

The Barbers Hill Lady Eagles basketball team will face No. 1 Richmond Foster 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Shadow Creek High School in a Class 5A area round playoff.

Maybe l should stick my hat around the door on a stick to see if anybody is going to take a shot at it since I’ve been saying Texas has the best winters in America. The forecast is now calling for a low temp of one degree above zero, Fahrenheit! Broken limbs and sometime entire trees litter …

Three area girls basketball teams will begin their playoff journey this week and it starts tonight in Port Arthur when the Sterling Lady Rangers – making their first playoff appearance in six years – tip off against undefeated Beaumont United.

The Manvel Mavericks scored in the first minute of the match, added some insurance before halftime and used that start to gain pole position in a 3-0 victory against Robert E. Lee in Baytown Tuesday night.

With a chance to potentially improve its District 22-5A standing, the Sterling Lady Rangers basketball team dropped a 55-45 home decision against La Porte Saturday.

The Friendswood Mustangs used a 13-3 run to end the first quarter and  used that momentum to hold on for a 55-42 victory Saturday in Baytown.

Every year about this time, some men and women go into something akin to mild depression. And please don’t think I’m belittling the post combat malady known as PTSD when I call it “After Hunting Season Downer”, or “AHSD”.

It was a good day to be a senior and former prep football player in the Baytown-area.

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The Goose Creek Memorial girls basketball team battled district heavyweights Manvel to a tight ballgame through the first half to see the Lady Mavericks pull away for a 54-40 win Thursday night.