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Patterson wins Bryant Award

Patterson wins Bryant Award

Kristie Rieken, AP Sports Writer
January 15, 2015
Filed under Sports

HOUSTON — TCU coach Gary Patterson was rewarded for helping the Horned Frogs to an impressive turnaround this season by winning the Paul "Bear" Bryant College Coach of the Year on Wednesday night. Patterson led the Horned Frogs to a 12-1 record a year after they went 4-8. "How can you not be h...

How could the college football playoff change next year?

How could the college football playoff change next year?

Ralph D. Russo, The Associated Press
January 13, 2015
Filed under Sports

ARLINGTON, Texas  — The first College Football Playoff was a success on almost every level — except maybe for fans of TCU and Baylor. Otherwise, there was not much to gripe about. And Ohio State walking away with the first championship by beating Oregon 42-20 on Monday night after getting the ...

New Era for Dynamo

New Era for Dynamo

John Canamar, Writer
January 11, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Last season, with a record of 11 wins, 17 losses and 6 ties for a total of 39 points, the Dynamo were on the outside of the playoff brackets looking in which left fans asking for changes. Dynamo President Chris Canetti heard the concerns and has had a busy off season. “We are eager to get back to our winning ways and continue forward in the growth of our club and fan base,” Canetti stated, “these changes are symbolic of this new era of Dynamo Soccer.”

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“Houston, we have no problem!” Craig Biggio is called to the hall

“Houston, we have no problem!” Craig Biggio is called to the hall

John Canamar, Writer
January 7, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Biggio is considered a rarity in modern sports for his old school hustle and team first spirit while playing his entire 20 year career for Houston’s beloved Astros.

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Club tennis for the match

Club tennis for the match

Brenda Jacoby, Contributor
November 28, 2014
Filed under Sports

Tennis season for Houston Community College's Eagles has ended for 2014. Crushing losses and sweet victories made the year memorable for Coach Carlton Abernathy and his team. Scheduled matches begin in February and the team practices Thursday nights at the world-class Downtown Club at the Met. Club tennis includes men and wo...

Bump. Set. Spike!

Bump. Set. Spike!

John Cañamar
November 4, 2014
Filed under Sports

When Scott Simonds, head coach at Clear Creek High School, was asked about his thoughts on the playoffs he responded, “[I’m] very proud of the season we've had. To win the district for the ninth time in 14-years is a huge accomplishment considering how strong our district is year in and year out.” He continued, “The kids have worked very hard and we're now focusing on winning one match at a time and hopefully getting back to the State Tournament for the first time since 2008.”

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Southwest men’s soccer get the tickets for Dallas

Southwest men’s soccer get the tickets for Dallas

Maria Smith
November 3, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Eagles upset the University of Houston-Downtown 6-1 in the championship match-up, earning a trip to the NIRSA (National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association) Region IV Tournament at The University of Texas at Dallas. This is the second trip to regionals for a HCCS college and the first time for the Southwest college. Under the guidelines of coach Ubaldo Lucio and his work team; the team was able to accomplish their goals for this season tournament. "As a team, we fulfilled our expectations for the tournament. We set out to be the best and we did it."

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‘Tis the Season for Football

‘Tis the Season for Football

John Cañamar
October 29, 2014
Filed under Sports

With the calendar turning to November, it means a couple of things to people in Texas. First, the holidays are fast approaching. Second, and more important to Texans, is it is high school football playoff time.

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