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Build your Jedi team … consistent you must be

I bet George Lucas never thought he would be helping give a college basketball coach advice on how to build a team when Star Wars first hit theaters on May 25, 1977. Just a few months earlier Al … more

Brian Cushing

Brian Cushing was suspended by the NFL on Wednesday for violating the league’s policy on performance-enhancing drugs. more

Volleyball season resumes against LaGrange

After missing two games due to Harvey, the Sealy volleyball team got the season underway again against La Grange High School on Tuesday, Sept. 5. The Tigers looked like they didn’t miss a step … more

Verlander trade is a win for all

Pulling a trade-off is one of the hardest things to do in sports. Pulling off a trade where everyone is the winner? Now that’s even harder. Not every trade is a battle but if a team is going for … more

So, about that Sumlin letter …

Let’s talk about that letter to Kevin Sumlin. If you’ve been living in a cave, you may not have heard that last week, a note was mailed to the home of Texas A&M football coach Kevin Sumlin and … more

Faith Academy Bellville sweeps three matches, starts 2-0 in district play

BELLVILLE – Two home wins and a road victory wrapped up the week for the Faith Academy Lady Knights Volleyball Team. The three-game win streak upped the squad’s record to 5-3-3 overall and 2-0 in … more

Cross country runs under the moonlight

Cross country is a sport of endurance and attrition. Every runner competes against each other but there is also one common enemy among the entire sport: the sun. That wasn’t an issue for the … more

Harrison has the fun for Bellville

When John Harrison first started as a showman in the 1990s, he was just looking to make a living in the rodeo industry.Now two decades later, he is one of the preeminent entertainers in the … more

NFL 2017 Texans vs Jaguars

Jacksonville Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette (27) carries the ball as Houston Texans inside linebacker Benardrick McKinney (55) pursues during the first half of the NFL game between Houston … more

NFL 2017 Texans vs Jaguars

Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson (4) scrambles on a play while Jacksonville Jaguars defensive tackle Malik Jackson (97) pursues during the second half of the NFL game between Houston and … more

Texans come out flat in loss to Jaguars

HOUSTON — For all the hype and emotion J.J. Watt built up inside NRG Stadium before kickoff, it didn’t take long for all the air to be let out of the building. The Texans allowed 10 sacks, … more

The challenges of coaching and parenting

You be “good cop” and I’ll be “bad cop.” We have all heard this phrase and most of us have all tried it. I lost belief and interest in this concept a long time ago. It is gimmicky and … more

Tigers’ kickoff game canceled, home opener still on

With much of the greater Houston area still recovering from the damage from Hurricane Harvey, Sealy High School and Wharton High School canceled their season opener, which was set for Sept. 1. The … more

The relationship between times of crisis and sports

I have never experienced a hurricane before. Growing up in the Midwest, I am no stranger to severe thunderstorms and tornadoes but nothing that compares with the magnitude of Harvey. As it began … more

Smidt ready to return to Bellville

BELLVILLE, Texas – This town of about 4,300 people understands rodeo, and there are plenty of credentials to prove it. Just two years ago, then-26-year-old Caleb Smidt proved it by bringing home … more

NFL 2016: Texans vs Bears Sep 11

Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt has led a Hurricane Harvey relief fundraising effort that has exceeded $10 million this week alone. more

Texans return to Houston to help in relief efforts

PLANO — There was a “subdued excitement” around lunch time at the Renaissance Hotel on Wednesday. The Houston Texans found out they were going home. A safe route from North Texas to Houston … more

Lady Tigers rally vs. Schulenburg, tournament play suspended

The Sealy volleyball team has formed a sort of early-season rivalry against the Schulenburg Lady Horns. The two schools have faced off three times previously in August with the fourth match being … more

District champs

Sealy 11-year-old Major All Stars were named District 13 Champions and were recognized during the Aug. 22 meeting of the Sealy City Council. Each player was presented a trophy and proclamation, and … more

Back to the Future

With three growing kids (and a fourth who entered the world last week), I have often found myself sitting with the “fans” at some event my child is participating in. And while in my work, I’m … more
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