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New transfer Abdul-Lateef Audu makes the grade for UH

Abdul-Lateef Audu had come to a crossroads in his football career. Continue what Audu described as the “childish” behavior that led to poor grades in high school and turned away any interest from Division I programs. Or hit the books, bring up his grades and put himself in...
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Oklahoma State offers 2024 running back Nathaniel Palmer

Oklahoma State is getting an early start on its pursuit of a talented running back in the 2024 class. College Station (Tex.) prospect Nathaniel Palmer picked up a new offer from the Cowboys on Wednesday. The 5-foot-11, 180-pound running back also holds offers from Baylor, Houston, Texas Tech, USC, Utah,...

San Jacinto softball hosts Island Invitational at Crenshaw Park

PASADENA, Texas – This year, the Galveston College Island Invitational will be held a little further inland and the San Jacinto College softball team steps in to help host the tournament. The tournament, slated to be held Feb. 3 through 5, will take place at Crenshaw Park in Pasadena. Staffing changes at Galveston College resulted in the Coyotes taking over the tournament this year.
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Pearland falls in four overtimes to Strake Jesuit

After losing an overtime game to rival Dawson last week wasn’t enough to sap one’s energy, the Pearland Oiler boys’ basketball team swallowed a much more bitter pill Wednesday night. Strake Jesuit weathered the Oilers’ best shots to emerge with a 77-72 win in four overtimes in...
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Determined Friendswood girls near playoff berth

If ever evidence of trusting the system and having faith in the philosophy existed, the Friendswood girls’ basketball team is a prime example. After beginning the season with five consecutive losses, three of which were by 16 points and more, confidence couldn’t have been soaring. However, three months...

The Woodlands Christian Academy Spring 2022 Media Day Recap

There is so much fun to be had at a VYPE Media Day!. From team and individual pictures, social media shout-outs, and video interviews it is all there for the student-athlete to feel like a superstar! VYPE traveled out to The Woodlands Christian Academy for the 2021-2022 VYPE Spring Media Day.

Top 10 Games & Sports Events This Month: February 2022

Grab a ticket and some popcorn for our picks to the top games and sports events across Houston in February 2022. This month, the triumphant return of the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo is marked by the pre-Rodeo annual 10K event. Plus Toyota Center plays host to MMA bouts, an annual run of its own, and the Rockets while monster trucks take over NRG.
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2021 UH football position grades: Quarterbacks

With the 2021 Houston football season wrapped up, it’s time to take a look at how each position group performed as a unit. First up is quarterbacks. When the season began, many questions arose surrounding whether Clayton Tune could be the guy for UH based on the struggles he showed the previous two seasons.
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North Houston Skate Park attracts locals to new Olympic sport

Over the years, the North Houston Skate Park has gotten plenty of use from novice and expert skateboarders alike. The skate park near Spring continues to be a popular destination. The 78,000-square-foot park is usually packed in the evenings and on the weekends, said Sally Bradford, executive director of the North Houston Development Corporation, which opened the park in 2014.

Indoor Track & Field Prepping for Houston G5 & Super 22 Invitational

HOUSTON – The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) indoor track & field teams will return to Houston's Yeoman Fieldhouse for the Houston G5 & Super 22 Invitational on Friday and Saturday. Field events begin at 2 p.m. Friday, followed by track events at 3:30 p.m. On Saturday,...

Mailbag - February 2022

Click the Buzz Me button to receive email notifications when this writer publishes a new article or a new article in this column is published. We can't thank The Buzz enough for your kind article about my family's land speed racing exploits that appeared in your December 2021 issue [Shazam! Land Speed Champ: Daughter and dad race to records]. The article by John Harris was extremely well written, and my daughter Caitlin and I really enjoyed our several interviews and many emails back and forth with John. He successfully captured most of our experiences on the Bonneville Salt Flats raceway the past eight years. The photographs by Eric Forsythe (plus others) were excellent and also very appreciated.

Future cheerleaders

Friends from Horn Elementary School (pictured) participated in the Bellaire High School cheer clinic. The annual clinic is a fundraiser for the BHS cheer program and introduces young students to the sport of cheerleading. Participants were divided into grade-level groups and learned a spirit dance, cheer, and some introductory stunting. After learning new skills and taking some breaks to play Duck, Duck, Goose and Freeze Frame, the aspiring cheerleaders performed for their parents at the end of the event. The spirited girls are (top row, from left) Hazel Grace Dagley, Daisy McPherson, Vivi Varner, Hudson McPhail, (bottom row, from left) Evie Hirvensalo, Adalyn Kim, Joselle McPherson, Ava Grace Varner, and Blake McAdams.

Serious about squash

Squash. What is the first thing that you think of? I’m sure that the first thing that comes to mind is the vegetable, but it’s also a sport! Squash was invented in the 1860s, and many people play it all around the world like me. Squash is a racquet sport played in a court like racquetball.