Texas Can — Dallas Ross Ave. wins championship title

Texas Can — Dallas Ross Ave. wins championship title

The boys’ varsity basketball team at Texans Can Academy — Dallas Ross Avenue claimed the State Varsity Boys’ Basketball Championship this month for the Texas Charter School Academic & Athletic League. The defensive and offensive work of the Ross Avenue Wildcats brought the team to a 68 to 58 victory over IDEA Weslaco on Saturday, […]

Hall of Fame voting different by league

Hall of Fame voting different by league

By David Mullen Lost in the hype of the NFL’s Super Bowl LII and in MLB’s lackluster hot stove league offseason, where owners are being accused of collusion and players and agents are being blamed for greed, were the announcements of the 2018 Hall of Fame classes of the respective leagues. The highest honor bestowed […]

Franklin signs with National Champions

Franklin signs with National Champions

Lakehill Preparatory School senior Gerard Franklin signed this week to play football for the 2017 National Champions Texas A&M Commerce. Gerard is a Lakehill Lifer, having attended the school since kindergarten. He led this year’s Warrior football team to the state playoffs, and was honored with First and Second Team All-District and Second Team All-State […]

Valentine roses for the love of sports

Valentine roses for the love of sports

By David Mullen This column often points out the negativity associated with sports. It is really just meant to be a constant appraisal of the state of sports today. Some will say that many of us take sports too seriously, and they would be correct and I am guilty as charged. I know that a […]

Super Bowl is numbers game

Super Bowl is numbers game

By David Mullen Everyone across America awaits with great anticipation the TV extrav aganza on Sunday, Feb. 4. The hype will be complete. The wait will be over. Yes, ABC is all geared up to show repeat episodes of “America’s Funniest Home Videos” and “Shark Tank.” Hey, who doesn’t love watching cat videos or listening […]

Football popularity waning before big game

Football popularity waning before big game

By David Mullen Last month, Gallup released a survey of American adults regarding their favorite sport. The poll results were not surprising, but still sent some warning signals to the National Football League as they come upon their biggest game of the year. Football is the favorite sport among 37 percent of U.S. adults. But […]

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