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Brahmanettes sweep Lady Tigers

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The Sealy Lady Tiger basketball squad dropped another close game to the Bellville Brahmanettes, this one at home last Wednesday by a 53-49 final score at Sealy High School. Bellville took the teams’ first meeting on a gamewinning shot in the final seconds from Neelie Schiel and the second matchup was similarly close throughout but Lady Tiger head coach Anthony Branch said the shots didn’t fall when they needed them to.
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Two in a row

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With less than a minute left to play in a tie ballgame against Wharton, Sealy senior Jacob Gajewski broke the press defense with a half-court pass to classmate Lane Holley who drove to the basket and scored a layup through contact. Holley sank his free throw with only 33.87 seconds remaining to give the host Tigers a three-point lead and all of the momentum.
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Sealy High alum Super Bowl-bound

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Sealy High School and Texas A&M alum Ricky Seals-Jones is headed to the Super Bowl with the Kansas City Chiefs after they defeated the Buffalo Bills, 38-24, in the AFC Championship game last Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium. Seals-Jones is the first Sealy-born NFL player to make a Super Bowl, and the game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will kick off on Feb. 7 at 5:30 p.m. CST. The Buccaneers will become the first team in NFL history to play a Super Bowl in its home stadium.
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DIAMOND DEBUTS

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After the last spring sports season was cut short due to the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, the baseball season got underway at the end of last week when tryouts opened at Aubrey “Mutt” Stuessel Stadium to create the Sealy Tigers’ 2021 roster.
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Tigers open district with win

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The Sealy Tiger soccer team opened play within District 20-4A with a 4-1 win on the road over Hempstead last Friday. Earlier in the week, Sealy traveled to Altair to face the Rice Raiders before it hosts the Harmony School of Discovery Tigers to end this week on Friday night for the first home district game of the season.
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Knights drop contest

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In their fifth regular-season game of the year, the Faith Academy Knights fell to the Cornerstone Christian Academy Cougars 64-38. The visiting Cougars held a 34-17 lead at the halftime intermission and outscored the Knights 30-21 in the second half despite a 20-point night from Faith Academy junior Kaleb Shepherd.