Sports briefs


Sealy Junior High football

7th Grade B Team lost to Stafford 12-7.  Eduardo Gomez and Ray Belleville were the offensive standouts. Nazareth Rodriguez and Adrian Gonzalez were the defensive standouts. The B team's record now is 3-1 on the season. 

7th Grade A Team defeated Stafford by a score of 25-0. Offensive standouts were Parker Deberry, Damyrion Phillps and D'vonne Hmielewski. Phillips scored three touchdowns, Deberry added another rushing touchdown early in the 4th quarter and Hmielewski had many big plays while leading his team to another victory. Lucas Zapalac, William Forester and Michael Tippie were the defensive standouts and helped lead their team to their 4th shutout victory on the season. A Team's record is now 4-0. 

Brazos Cougars football

In what has been an up-and-down type of season for the Cougars, their matchup on the road against Boling was another down. Brazos was looking to take a commanding 3-1 district record against the Bulldogs but instead it dropped to 2-2 putting them ahead of just two teams in the district. The Cougars’ record for the season sits at 3-4 with two games remaining this year. Their next game is against Tidehaven at home on Friday with kickoff scheduled for 7:30.

Faith Academy cross country

The Faith Academy Cross Country team ran in the Texas A & M Delta Zeta 5K "Run to the Chicken" held at The Dixie Chicken in College Station, Saturday Oct. 21.

Brianna Gallaher was the 1st girl to the finish line and the 3rd runner over all to finish. Miguel Guerrero was 4th and Josh Poorman was 5th to the finish line. Luke Potter, Eric Carlin John Poorman and Taylor Hetzel also ran and represented Faith Academy.

Junior Brody Schiller ran in the Bellville 5K "Community C.O.R.E Color Run" benefiting the Bellville Volunteer Fire Department on Saturday, Oct. 21 and finished third overall.


Blinn College

Football - The Blinn College Buccaneers took down New Mexico Military 27-13 on Oct. 14 in Roswell to increase their conference record to 5-1.

“I thought our defense played exceptionally well and carried the team,” said Blinn head coach Ryan Mahon. “We threw a long touchdown at the half that was a large part of our win and then our defense stripped the ball and returned it for a touchdown.”

Ryan Buckley kicked things off for the Buccaneers with a 39-yard field goal with 8:49 left in the first quarter to take a 3-0 lead. Blinn extended its lead to 10-0 as tail back Carlos Grace rushed the ball in for four yards in the first quarter. 

Following a New Mexico Military field goal, Devin Williams threw a 47-yard touchdown pass to Dandre Reed to pull ahead 17-3 at the half. 

The Buccaneers continued to dominate in the second half after Buckley kicked a 41-yard field goal to extend Blinn’s lead to 20-3. Ricky Thomas intercepted the ball and rushed the ball in for a touchdown for the Buccaneers final points as they downed New Mexico Military 27-13. 

The Buccaneers increased their record to 6-1 overall and will continue conference play against Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College on Saturday, Oct. 28 at 3 p.m. at Cub Stadium for Blinn’s homecoming.

Volleyball - No. 19 Blinn College volleyball took down Lee College 3-1 to close out the conference season with a first-place finish on Thursday night in the P.E. Building for Dig Pink Night. 

“It feels really good because they worked really hard and I want them to be successful in the best way that they can,” Head coach Kalie Mader said. “For them to come out tonight and play with some fire, play together and work hard was nice to see.”

The Buccaneers defeated Lee by the score of 25-15, 22-25, 25-17, and 25-15. 

“I thought we executed the ball really well and made really good decisions, so hopefully we continue to do that,” Mader said. 

The Buccaneers increased their overall record to 23-6 and finished conference play with a 9-1 record. 

The win put Blinn on top of the Region XIV conference standings.  

“It felt good; this year we worked hard and played strong," said Amina Olajuwon, sophomore outside hitter. “We did what we wanted to do which was win first in conference.”

The Buccaneers will face off against No. 6 Hill College on Thursday, Oct. 26 at 6 p.m. for their final game of the regular season.


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