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Rockets misfire, again

Rockets misfire, again

John Cañamar, Sports Editor
November 1, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Launch code still not right.

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Launch Pad Malfunction

Launch Pad Malfunction

John Canamar, Sports Editor
October 29, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Rockets are grounded in season opener.

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Slideshow: Wings Over Houston Airshow

Slideshow: Wings Over Houston Airshow

Thomas Hopkins, Staff Photographer
October 22, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Pilots from the U.S.A.F. Thunderbirds, The Breitling Jet Team, The Texas Flying Legends, and the Tora! Tora! Tora! Commemorative Air Force wowed the crowd Saturday Oct. 17 with their acrobatics and occasionally some pyrotechnics at the 31st Annual C.A.F. Wings Over Houston Airshow held at Ellington Airfield.

Defense is the Key to Success

Defense is the Key to Success

John Canamar, Sports Editor
October 20, 2015
Filed under Sports

Eli Manning began last night’s game on fire, throwing for 10 consecutive completions including a 13-yard touchdown to Odell Beckham Jr. Then the bottom fell out of the Giants' bucket. Manning threw three interceptions, two of which were to Nolan Carroll, who returned one for a pick-six. "Terr...

Slideshow: UCA vs HBU

Slideshow: UCA vs HBU

Gilbert Bernal, Photo Editor
October 11, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The University of Central Arkansas Bears beat the Houston Baptist Huskies in a match up on Saturday at HBU. The final on final score was HBU 7 - UCA 43.

Post-season baseball

Post-season baseball

John Cañamar, Sports Editor
October 5, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports

After the marathon that is the 162 game baseball season, 10 teams stand at the door that leads to baseball immortality; The Fall Classic and the title of 2015 MLB World Champions. Before any one team can be written in the record books, they must first win three more series. This is true for six of the teams, but for the other four, it all starts off with a one game play in game.

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Houston loves Dallas

Houston loves Dallas

John Canamar, Sports Editor
October 2, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Astros' fans are in the middle of a hot and sweaty love affair with Dallas. No, not that metropolis five hours north of the Space City, but Dallas Keuchel the club's Ace pitcher. Dallas is having one of those magical seasons where everything he does is going better than planned.

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The Wild, Wild West

The Wild, Wild West

John Canamar, Sports Editor
October 1, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports

For the Houston Astros fan base this is a welcome craziness that has been absent for the past 10 years.

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Astros return home and to winning ways

Astros return home and to winning ways

John Cañamar, Sports Editor
September 21, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports

After falling into a hole of 3-0 the A’s, behind the bat of Danny Valencia, made a strong come back hitting three home runs and nailing down the win. The loss was a missed opportunity to gain back one of the games lost to the Rangers since the Mariners also dealt them a loss.

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Milo Hamilton: A Blue-Star Life

Milo Hamilton: A Blue-Star Life

John Cañamar, Sports Editor
September 17, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Milo Hamilton dies at the age of 88. As the voice of the Houston Astros since 1984, and a broadcaster for Major League Baseball for 60 years, Milo was beloved by generations of Astros fans and respected by all in the sports media industry. From calling Hank Aaron’s 715th Home Run to Mike Scott’s No-Hitter, Milo was a master of his craft. A one-of-a-kind storyteller that could take you from under your cover at night, or the back seat of your fathers cars to right in the middle of the ballpark where all of the action was taking place.

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Michael Phelps back on top as focus turns to Rio Olympics

Michael Phelps back on top as focus turns to Rio Olympics

PAUL NEWBERRY, AP National Writer
August 10, 2015
Filed under Sports

SAN ANTONIO  — Michael Phelps already has far more medals than any Olympic athlete. There is no longer any reason to doubt he'll have another massive haul in Rio. Not after an astounding weekend in sweltering San Antonio, where Phelps turned in a performance at the U.S. national championships that...

Webb, Alex share early lead at rain-halted US Women’s Open

Webb, Alex share early lead at rain-halted US Women’s Open

Bob Lentz, Associated Press
July 10, 2015
Filed under Sports

LANCASTER, Pa. — Atop the leaderboard, veteran Karrie Webb and second-year LPGA Tour player Marina Alex did their best to temper expectations at the U.S. Women's Open. Both early starters opened with a 4-under-par 66 on Thursday, and that score held up through the afternoon before things turned...

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