Fall in Houston is not exactly like other parts of the country. We don't get the same kind of foliage color changes. We don't really need layered clothing -- though you'll still find people doing it anyway -- but you'd be hard pressed to find a nicer place to be after October 1. But, it is more than ... More >>
Teachers in some districts are getting paid pretty well these days (well, compared with your entry-level journalist --- we don't have to get into the whole "whose job is more important" issue here, we think we know the answer). So why lose a job for hitting on students? That's the alleged case this ... More >>
It's been a rough few months for one Timothy Tebow. Despite his excitement over being traded to the Jets during the offseason last year, he's been relegated to punt protect and gimmicky specialist roles (some of them working out with predictably hilarious results), been passed on the quarterback dep ... More >>
Can UH resurrect its basketball glory days?
Photos by Paul KnightSecretary of Education Arne Duncan made an appearance at Sam Houston High School.Arne Duncan, the federal Secretary of Education, had to cut his trip to north Houston's Sam Houston High School a bit short, because there were more pressing matters. Duncan was headed to the Thi ... More >>
The 2010 Yates championship team proved nobody does it better.
Photo by Bryan WilliamsA pep rally at Yates High School this afternoon kicks off two months of events that are scheduled to celebrate the school's basketball team. The Yates team won a state championship a couple weeks ago, finishing the season undefeated at 34-0. The team was also na ... More >>
Yates represents.Yates High School's basketball team continues its roll to a state championship, a role that's included some very large blow-outs of over-matched opponentsIt's attracted nationwide attention, and now two of the biggest brand names on television are getting into it.First came Rick ... More >>
Photos by Aaron M. Sprecher / Click here for a slideshowThe Lee High School "cheering section" sat in the smallest little section of stands, in the lowest corner of the east side of the bleachers at Delmar Field House, during Saturday's rematch between the Lee and Yates High School boy ... More >>
Is the war on marijuana a waste of precious resources?
The Covenant School in Dallas got hit with a bunch of unfavorable publicity after its girls basketball team beat another school 100-0. (That score is not a typo.)School officials posted a message on its web site apologizing for the game, saying "the school and its representatives in no way sup ... More >>
One of the straightest paths to the NBA begins on the summer hoops circuit. All the kids have to do in return is wear the right shoes.
It has history, it has heritage. But does Wheatley High School have a real future?