Fifteen local players have been named to the 2014 5A Baseball All-Houston Area team this week, including four first-team honors from Goose Creek Memorial and Dayton.
The Ross S. Sterling Ranger softball team enjoyed plenty of success this past season.
New Ross S. Sterling football coach Pete Gareri said he wasn’t shocked to see the Rangers picked dead last in Dave Campbell’s Texas Football magazine.
Seven area football players and a former Baytown star will take part in the annual Lone Star Bowl at 7 p.m. Saturday at Thorne Stadium in Aldine ISD.
Preseason hype and high expectations are nothing new for the Dayton Broncos. It comes with the territory when you have reached the playoffs in 21 consecutive seasons.
Former Ross S. Sterling pitcher Rachel Smith said she plans to “reinvent” herself during the offseason.
Former Buda Hays softball coach Aaron Fuller told the American-Statesman on Thursday that he has accepted the head coaching position at Barbers Hill High School.
Jermel Adams is no stranger to the spotlight.
It doesn’t take a Rice education to realize that the Walter twins are special. And now the state is starting to take notice.
Believe it or not, sometimes sports writers mess up. I know, I know, it’s a crazy thought, but this past weekend I got called out. Not literally, but figuratively. And it only took five minutes into the Bayou Bowl to realize it.
Time is running out to submit your ideas for the inaugural ‘Baytown Cup,’ a traveling trophy that will be handed out to the football team that wins the battle of Baytown between Ross S. Sterling, Robert E. Lee and Goose Creek Memorial.
Awards are nothing new for Barbers Hill senior pitcher Randi Rupp.
To say that Lee Holts Jr. has a chip on his shoulder would be the understatement of the year.
Charles Thames is no longer the head baseball coach at Goose Creek Memorial.
Goose Creek CISD Athletic Director Bernie Mulvaney said he wanted to inject some enthusiasm into the Baytown football scene this fall.
Baytown Christian Academy catcher Cade Welch earned a TAPPS All-State Honorable Mention after leading the Bulldogs in hitting during his junior campaign.
When you crunch the numbers, add the impact a player had on his squad, plus intangibles such as team leadership, grit and character, the inaugural All-Baytown Sun Super 25 Player of the Year was a no-brainer.
The awards just keep rolling in for Barbers Hill ace Randi Rupp.
CHICAGO – In its 29th year of honoring the nation’s best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with USA TODAY High School Sports, today announced Randi Rupp of Barbers Hill High School as its 2013-14 Gatorade Texas Softball Player of the Year.
Goose Creek Memorial sophomore pitcher Kelsey Stewart was named 24-4A first-team All-District, joining two of her teammates and a pair of Lady Ganders on the prestigious list.
While sitting in the office of water polo coach Allie Hill at Sterling S. Ross High School with a young woman by the name of Callie Woodruff sitting across from me, I notice a timid and soft-spoken individual; traits that are far from her demeanor whenever she gets in the pool.
The top-ranked Barbers Hill Lady Eagle softball team fell short of its season-long goal in Austin last Friday with an 8-7 loss to the Ennis Lady Lions.
8:19 a.m. Lady Eagles fans are stretching around the block outside of Red and Charline McCombs Field on the campus of the University of Texas in Austin. The entire Third-base line is blue today for the opening game of the state tournament between No. 1 Barbers Hill and Ennis. First pitch is …
To say that Sharlene Barnett is confident in her team’s ability would be an understatement.
Goose Creek Memorial sophomore pitcher Mario Moralez was named the District 24-4A MVP last week after leading the Patriots to the third round of the playoffs.
Sara and Randi Rupp aren’t always on the same page. Although they are identical twins and staggering softball statistics say otherwise, they don’t always see eye to eye – especially when it comes to pitch selection.
In light of the rainfall that has hit Texas this week, precautions are in place for the University Interscholastic League playoffs Friday May 30 at Red and Charline McCombs Field at the University of Texas in Austin.
FOX Sports Southwest will provide live webcasts of all UIL softball state tournament semifinal and championship games from the University of Texas’ McCombs Field this week.
The top-ranked Barbers Hill Lady Eagles will open the 2014 UIL 4A state softball tournament against Ennis at 9 a.m. Friday morning at Red & Charline McCombs Field on the campus of the University of Texas in Austin.
Through 30 games, senior pitcher Randi Rupp has carried her teammates. On Thursday night, the top-ranked Lady Eagles returned the favor.
Ross S. Sterling senior Gabby Gonzalez has been named defensive player of the year in District 21-5A, joining four Lady Ranger teammates on the All-District list.
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.
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.
Big time potential was in store for the Barbers Hill baseball team a year ago before it had to shut everything down in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
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”.
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.
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.