Sports

Best Pro Football Players in the World

Football, along with the NBA, NHL, and NFL, is one of the most popular games in the world. Every football fan has an opinion about the best football stars in the world, but almost everyone agrees on the greatness and caliber of a few pro football players. Some of these players play for the elite football teams, including Barcelona, Real Madrid, and Manchester. A few others who are already legends include Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, […]

Taylor Opens Season With 37-0 Win

By George Slaughter Given the confusion—both for attending school and playing football—accompanying the coronavirus pandemic, that the Taylor Mustangs were able to play football Thursday was a victory in itself. That the Mustangs posted a 37-0 win over Cy Springs was even better. “It’s rewarding to play a little football,” Taylor coach Chad Simmons said, adding that the players had been coming in “religiously” over the summer to prepare for the season, despite concerns that […]

Texas to Celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day Sept. 26

AUSTIN – This Saturday, Sept. 26 is National Hunting and Fishing Day (NHF), and Texas hunters and anglers are encouraged to invite others to join them in their outdoor adventures. Whether it is a child or grandchild, friend, co-worker, neighbor or someone completely new to hunting and fishing, recreating in the outdoors is a great way to bond over a new activity. Governor Greg Abbott issued a proclamation supporting the special day saying in part “Texas […]

How Have The Big Fish Started The Season Strong

With the NFL back in full swing again after the off season and the global pandemic caused by Covid-19 which extended the length of last year’s Superbowl, we take a look back at Week 2 of the NFL 2020/21 season and how the season is unfolding and who seem to be the big contenders for this year’s Superbowl.  The first team in which have come out the blocks flying with an unbeaten start is that of the Seattle […]

Only Sport – NFL 2020

Tom Brady donning the Tampa Bay Buccaneers uniform for the first time. Joe Burrow showing his stuff as the No. 1-overall pick. Patrick Mahomes proving that his Super Bowl MVP is just the beginning.  Yes, the NFL is back.  Oh, how we’ve missed the gridiron. But it’s not exactly the same product we’re used to. Things have changed, and not just because of Covid-19. Here’s what you can expect from the 2020 NFL season and […]

Public Comment Now Open for New Fisheries District Office Building

AUSTIN – An exciting project is in the planning and design phase with public comments now being accepted for a new 8,000 square foot Inland Fisheries District Office building at Lake Corpus Christi State Park. The project is a collaborative effort between the State Park and Inland Fisheries Divisions of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. The planning and design phase is expected to be completed in the spring of 2021 followed by the start […]

Twelve Hot Spots to Fish for Crappie in Texas

AUSTIN –Texas is renowned for world class bass fishing and offers some of the best destinations in the country to reel in the catch of a lifetime. However, Texas also provides anglers with excellent opportunities to reel in a sometimes-overlooked species: crappie. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s Inland Fisheries Division set out to determine some of the best hot spots for crappie fishing in the state. “We are excited to feature these 12 destination […]

Katy ISD Announces Ticketing, Attendance Plans for Sports Events

The west (home team) side of Legacy Stadium. (George Slaughter photo)

By George Slaughter Legacy and Rhodes stadiums will be filled only to 50% capacity for sporting events this fall, under ticketing and attendance plans announced by the district in response to the coronavirus pandemic. The district said it will sell tickets to 40% of stadium capacity, with the remaining 10% to account for late-arriving passholders and parents of athletes. Ticket pre-sales will be online only at two websites: http://www.katvisd.org/deDt/athletics/Pages/default.aspx https://www.etix.com/ticket/v/11016/academvsports-outdoors-student-activities-complex Purchasing Varsity Football Tickets On […]

Central Fort Bend Chamber 2020 Business Links Golf Tournament Presented by Finnegan Auto Group & Ally Bank

(ROSENBERG, TEXAS)  The Central Fort Bend Chamber is excited to announce its Annual Business Links Golf Tournament, the Tacky Pants Open.  The tournament will take place on Tuesday, September 15, 2020, at Black Hawk Country Club in Richmond, Texas.  This annual fundraiser supports the Chamber in continuing to offer leadership and business development resources to support the west Fort Bend community. By participating in the golf tournament, you get a chance to “bring your game […]

Where does Texas Stand in the US sports betting map?

Gambling, such as casino games and sports betting, is a favourite pastime for many. According to Zion Market Research illustrated on Globe NewsWire, the value of sports betting worldwide was $104.31 billion in 2017. And by 2024, it’s estimated to reach a staggering $155 billion. In Texas, political attitudes towards sports betting are shifting, leaving some Americans unsure about whether they are permitted to partake in sports betting legally. For insight into sports betting regulations, […]