By Tom Berhens Let me tickle your tonsils… Mason Munoz caught a 55.5-pound blue catfish on June 8 at Lake Palestine. He did it by noodling, using only his bare hands and feet. Noodling is done by sticking your hand under water, probing deep pockets such as under docks, overhanging lake banks, or anything else that might hold a fish. The noodler, after feeling a fish (he or she hopes-yes there are women who do […]
By Tom Berhens It took three hours and multiple people to reel in a shark caught during a Texas City fishing tournament. When tournament officials weighed the shark, it weighed a whopping 964 pounds. The tournament director said Roque’s catch is the only shark caught in the tournament so far and one of the heaviest catches in recent years.
By Tom Berhens TCGA Academic All State Team… Several elite scholar-athletes made the TGCA Academic All State team. Cinco Ranch players of distinction include Isabelle McKiernan, Sydney Stone and Elyana Vostikova. Katy area players picked in MLB draft Lamar Sparks, Seven Lakes outfielder, was selected in the fifth round with the 158th overall pick by the Baltimore Orioles. He extended Seven Lakes’ streak of MLB draftees to five years. Jon Duplantier(Rice) and Conner Capel were […]
by Tom Berhens Texas Magazine predicts Cinco Ranch and Katy will be playing into December. The Cougars and Tigers are predicted to win their Regional divisions. Last year Cinco Ranch almost won a State Championship, making it all the way to the Class 6A, Division II state semifinals, and Katy had no problems knocking off district rivals for another District 19 6A crown. Katy is favored to make it number 10 in District 19 6A […]