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Chambers County Weekly

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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.

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The Goose Creek Memorial boys basketball team inched into a playoff spot and wrapped up the season sweep of district and city rivals Sterling with an 82-48 home win Saturday.

The Goose Creek Memorial Patriots used goals by Darwin Velasquez and Carlos Gonzalez to pull of the important, 2-1 road win against one of the challengers for the District 22-5A title.

In a match Goose Creek Memorial girls soccer coach Roman Huizar called a “good game,” the Lady Patriots still fell short in a 2-0 home defeat Friday against the Manvel Lady Mavericks.

The Sterling Rangers tennis team is off to a blazing start to the spring campaign after placing in nine of the 10 divisions at the Kim Enocksen Varsity Invitational in Humble on Friday.

I’ve never met Brandon Butler – at least, not that I recall.  But we’ve travelled some of the same trails, including Missouri’s Current River. We’re brothers in a bond that comes from treasuring the outdoors and the precious memories of time spent there with family and friends. Or alone.

It appears the Goose Creek Memorial boys basketball team is embracing the concept of becoming a playoff team.

The Sterling Lady Rangers have clinched no worse than a tie for fourth place in District 22-5A and is on the precipice of a postseason berth.

With just over a week left in the regular season for the girls and just over two weeks remaining in the boys campaigns, a number of area basketball teams are seeking to nail down bi-district playoff qualification.

In another chapter of the Robert E. Lee and Goose Creek Memorial boys soccer rivalry it was a late run of play in the first half that secured a precious win for the latter.

A close game between rivals turned into a lopsided affair as the Crosby Cougars used a dominant third quarter to pull away from host Barbers Hill, 98-54 in District 21-5A play Tuesday.

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