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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...

Houston Astros: the Crème de la Crème

Houston Astros: the Crème de la Crème

John Cañamar, Sports Editor
May 22, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Houston Astros are the crème de la crème at the quarter pole of the season. With 41 games in the record book the local nine are at the top of the standings in the AL West and among the best overall in the MLB. A short two months ago, baseball experts around the country stated that it would...

Call it a comeback

Call it a comeback

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

The Houston Rockets will face the Golden State Warriors in the Western Conference Finals. Game One is tonight in Oakland, Calif. After a tough — and at times unlikely to win — series against the Los Angeles Clippers, the Houston Rockets come out with the series win that went the distance. Everyone...

Faith in Goodell, NFL deflating

Faith in Goodell, NFL deflating

John Cañamar, Sport's Editor
May 21, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The National Football League has played all of its fans once again! The NFL made news last week with the announcement that New England quarterback, Tom Brady, would be suspended for four games in the upcoming season for his possible involvement in “Deflategate.” Along with Brady’s suspension, th...

Astros continue racking up wins

Astros continue racking up wins

John Cañamar, Sport's Editor
May 21, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Houston Astros are on a five-game winning streak In the past 10 games, the Astros have continued their winning ways with a record of 6-4. The local nine faced the Angels for a four-game series in which they managed to get a split winning two of the four games. The Astros’ bats were for...

Astros start May off hot

Astros start May off hot

John Cañamar, Sports Editor
May 8, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Astros start off white hot in the month of May after a historic month of April. The Astros continue their hot streak in the month of May by completing a four game sweep of the Seattle Mariners that saw Evan Gattis going on a home run tear hitting four in three games. Jose Altuve continued his hitting...

Pritchett burns rubber on drag strip

Pritchett burns rubber on drag strip

John Cañamar, Sport's Editor
May 8, 2015
Filed under Sports

BAYTOWN, Texas — In less than 5 seconds, at speeds that can reach over 300 miles per hour, Leah Pritchett flies down the 1,000-foot drag strip with the help of her pit crew, the Dote Racing team. In 2013, Pritchett earned her Top Fuel License and became a member of the Dote Racing from Utica, N.Y. ...

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