Category Archives: Sports & Outdoors

Spinnerbaits shine in dirty water

Big redfish will readily inhale a spinnerbait. Any tackle geek knows they are the next great weapon in the angling arsenal, saltwater spinnerbaits have come to the coast and the redfish have a new enemy. They come in array of

Bridge City uses team concept to take control of district race

BC VS. Hamp fan Baseball

 Bridge City Baseball at its best At the beginning of this season, unlike in years past, the Bridge City Cardinals were not considered the team to beat in 21-3A due to the departure of several key factors from last years

Baseball salaries continue to escalate for 2014

Just because a team has an enormously high payroll doesn’t necessarily mean the team will emerge from the regular season with enough wins to make it to the post-season playoffs. Of course the opposite also is true that if a

District 21-3A Track Results are in

Below are the Top 4 placements from the District 21-3A track events held at West Orange-Stark  High School  Girls results 400 Meter Relay 1: West Orange-Stark;49.28 2: Hardin-Jefferson;49.29 3: Silsbee;50.30 4: Buna;51.55  800 Meter run 1: DeLord,Becca,Hamshire-Fannett;2:26.14 2: Worthy,Morgan,Orangefield;2:27.83 3: Fezia,Mercedes,West

Catching can get expensive


Between bites, which were all too scarce at the time, one of my clients brought up the subject of the cost of fishing.“If a parent is fortunate enough to get their child interested in fishing”, he asked his buddy, “How

LCM’s Burke wins PGA spring series

Jack - Spring Champion

Jack Burke continues to rack up the victories on the golf course. One of the biggest by far came this past weekend when the 11 year old LCM fifth grader won the 2014 South Texas PGA Spring Series Golf Championship.

Thinkin’ bout peeling an apple

A dear friend of mine has passed on. Sometimes before he passed when we sat talking he would pick up an apple and pull out his pocket knife. He would quietly look down at the apple and begin peeling. Carefully

Orangefield Junior High traveled to BC for the Cardinal Relays Thursday night

Orangefield Junior High traveled to Bridge City for the Cardinal Relays Thursday night and came away with 3rd place in both grades. The field events were cancelled due to the weather earlier this week, but the 7th grade came away with 67

BC Powerlifting State Meet highlights Jacey Walker and Emily Warren

BC Powerlifting state meet:walker

 From left to right is Junior, Jacey Walker and Sophomore, Emily Warren       Jacey Walker and Emily Warren represented Bridge City Powerlifting Team on Saturday at the THSWPA State Meet in Corpus Christi.  The did an outstanding job.  Sophomore, Emily

Cardinals outlast Buna 4-3 in district opener

The Bridge City Cardinal baseball team opened district 21-3A district play at home on Tuesday night against the Buna Cougars and the fans in attendance certainly got their moneys worth as the Cards secured a 4-3 victory. Bridge City sent

Fishing show well worth the drive

Dickies pic

If you were unable to attend the Houston Fishing Show at the George R. Brown Center in Houston this past week or even if you simply didn’t care to make the drive….you missed a very good show and that certainly


Major League Baseball welcomes the new replay system that will go in effect in a couple of weeks when the 2014 season begins. The eyeball-to-eyeball jawing between the umpires and the managers should abate considerably along with the kicking of

LC-M baseball has time change

LCM’s District opener against Livingston has been moved to a day game. It will be played at 2:30 at Don Gibbons field at LCM.

March offers up different options

As we just finish flipping the calendar over and head straight into the month of March you can almost hear fishermen from Toledo Bend to the Gulf of Mexico rejoice. March is easily one of the favorite times to be


The National Football League just finished one of the most extensive and thorough combines it has ever had and decided the time was right to launch a campaign to ban the use of the racial slur “N-word” and also the

Star football player remembers his roots

Earl and Kaz kids

Earl Thomas III, former WO-S Mustang, former Texas Longhorn and now a Super Bowl champion with the Seattle Seahawks, has never forgotten from where he came from. “There’s a love for me here. I can feel it. It’s real. Orange

Cardinal boys Weightlifters participate in regionals

boys regional

The Bridge City Boy’s Powerlifting Team brought two young men to the Regional Meet on Saturday, March 1. Sophomore, Jacob Trahan placed third in the 132 weight class by lifting a total weight of 930 pounds, and Sophomore Colt Poole

BC Powerlifters competed in Palacios

Regional Pic

The Bridge City Girl’s Powerlifting Team competing in the Region 4 Division 2 Regional Powerlifting Meet in Palacios, Texas on Wednesday, February 26, 2014. In the 114 weightclass, Junior Jacey Walker placed third lifting a total weight of 610 pounds. 

Texans no. 1 Pick may not be Johnny Football

The National Football League’s Scouting Combine that just concluded at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis is becoming the Holy Grail for teams selecting the correct collegiate football players in the upcoming draft in May. More than 300 college football prospects,

WOS baseball game rescheduled

The WOS home softball game scheduled for Feb. 25 against East Chambers, has been moved to Monday, Feb. 24, Starting at 5:00 pm. The varsity game will follow.

Fraudulent Prescription ring busted

Debra Godfrey

Following an investigation which took about a year, 10 people were indicted and later convicted of obtaining fraudulent prescriptions from a doctor’s office. A former office manager for Dr. Howard Williams, Candy Rash, was approached by Debra Godfrey about participating