Sports briefs


Brazos Cougars football 

After winning their first district game in big fashion last week, the Cougars were hoping to move their record in the district to 2-0 with a win against East Bernard. Unfortunately, the exact opposite happened. The Cougars fell to the Brahmas 62-7. It marked East Bernard’s first district win this year and gave Tidehaven the lead in the district with a 2-0 record within it. The Cougars play their next game at home against the Danbury Panthers on Oct. 13 with kickoff scheduled for 7:30.


Bellville Brahmas football


After winning their first game of the season 57-7 last week against Wharton, Bellville played their last non-district game of the season against Taylor and won 26-13. It was  close first quarter as it finished with both teams tied at seven but the Brahmas pulled away in the second with two touchdowns to make it 21-13 at half. A safety and a field goal in the third and fourth quarter secured the lead for Bellville. Freshman running Trevon Green rushed for 125 yards on 20 carries and averaged 6.3 yards per carry. While senior running back James Wiley rushed for 113 yards on 21 carries and a touchdown. The Brahmas play their district opener on Oct. 13 against Royal at home with a 7:30 kickoff time.

Sealy Tigers football

Both the Sealy Tigers freshman and JV teams celebrated wins over the Brazosport Exporters last week. The Freshman won with a score of 34-21 while the JV team won handedly 50-13. The JV team has not lost a game since they were in the 7th grade.

Faith Academy

Brianna Gallaher ran at the HBU Invitational in Houston on Saturday Oct 7th. The meet hosted 5 Houston area public schools and 27 runners. Gallaher was 3rd behind Pearland Dawson and Cypress Woods. She ran and impressive 18:59 on the 3 mile course


The Faith Academy Boys team ran at the Faith West Hills Meet Saturday in Katy. Competing against 12 teams and 94 runners on the 5K course: Josh Poorman ran a personal best with a time of 19:40, Miguel Guerrero a personal best with 19:54, Eric Carlin a personal best with 23:52 and Brody Schiller a personal best with 24:23.


Blinn College

Football - The Blinn College Buccaneers blew past the Arkansas Baptist College Buffaloes, 56-33, for their fifth win of the season on Saturday in Little Rock. 

Blinn and Arkansas Baptist were even 21-21 at the half until the Buccaneers outscored the Buffaloes 35-12 in the second half to claim the victory. 

The Buccaneers increased their record to 5-1 overall, and will resume conference play against New Mexico Military Institute on Saturday, Oct. 14 at 3 p.m. on the road.

Volleyball - The Blinn College Buccaneers five game win streak came to end when the Navarro College Bulldogs rallied for a 3-2 victory on Saturday in the P.E. Building to conclude the Blinn Tournament. 

The Buccaneers lost by the score of 25-23, 23-25, 25-22, 14-25, and 21-19 to conclude the Blinn Tournament with a 2-1 record. 

The Buccaneers overall record dropped to 20-5.

Blinn will look to remain undefeated in the Region XIV conference in an away match on Friday, Oct. 13 against Laredo Community College at 6 p.m.


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