The Bayou Classic returns to New Orleans for its 46th year with its series of fan and family-friendly events throughout the Thanksgiving holiday and weekend. Each year, this weekend of events brings together family, friends and alumni of Southern University and Grambling State University to see one of America’s greatest college sports rivalries and celebrate football, family and the traditions surrounding Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU).
Former Prairie View A&M wide receiver and return specialist Josh Simmons is heading north to play for the Canadian Football League's BC Lions.
By Jermaine Hayter Xavien Howard has become the highest paid player in the NFL. He had a breakout year last year; he was tied for first in the NFL for interceptions. What a proud moment for this native Houstonian. Xavien Howard is a native Houstonian from one of the toughest neighborhoods in Houston,Texas,Fifth Ward. He
MacArthur High School graduate David Leal was drafted by the Oakland A’s in the 38th round of the 2019 Major League Draft. Leal pitched for Louisiana Tech for the last two years. He pitched 142.2 innings in 21 starts and posted a 2.71 Earned Run Average. He had a strikeout-to-walk ratio of 7.10 (135 strikeouts,
Cypress- Cy Woods recently held its Signing Day for the sports of volleyball, soccer, swimming, and track and field. It was also the day family, friends, fans, and school administrators alike were able to witness Ms. Nia Sims signing day. Nia signed with Oklahoma University in the sport of track and field. Way to go
The Generals racked up 127 points to edge Spring Westfield (104 points) for the boys’ title, while the Eisenhower Eagles finished in fourth place. In the girls’ division, Hannah Simmons of Eisenhower finished first in the 100-meter dash (12.51), Darnee Williams of Eisenhower finished in second place (12.51) and Diamond Burks of Davis finished
Lee Elder is the first African-American to break the color barrier and play in the Masters Golf Tournament. He was born in 1934 in Dallas. His father died in WWII, and his mother shortly thereafter. With Elder’s sister running the household, he was lured to golf as a way to earn additional income for the
HOUSTON – Touchdown Club of Houston’s 2018 UIL High School Awards finalists were announced during the awards dinner just recently in the Galleria.
HOUSTON - Recently, Aldine High School senior running back, Jacorey Howard signed a national letter of intent with Texas Southern University during the early signing period. During his senior season...
Amidst being a mother, grandmother, teacher and former athlete, Evelyn Magley has made history by becoming the first African-American woman to own a professional sports league. But, who is Evelyn Magley and what league does she own?