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  • Time for class, Coogs! Freshmen students move in with a little help from football stars Ed Oliver and D’Eriq King

    HOUSTON — It’s “Cougar Move-In” weekend at the University of Houston as an estimated 5,700 students make their way into residence halls. Friday, UH President Renu Khator pitched in, helping students carry in boxes. “I look forward to this day,” Khator said. “People are coming with their dreams, and they want us to help fulfill their dreams.” Some “Cougar Move In” help provided by @Edoliver_11 @DeriqKing_ @CoachApplewhite @UHCougarFB @CW39Houston — Mike Rosenhouse (@mikerosenhouse) August 17, 2018 Head Football Coach […]

  • Must See: Two locals passing out BBQ to Houston commuters— during traffic! 

    HOUSTON — Getting stuck in traffic is never fun, but getting free food is normally nice. Putting the two situations together seemed like a great idea for Houston social media stars Pee Wee and MyHouseIsDirty. The pair worked on their first video together as they gave out hot chicken and egg rolls from the back of truck over the weekend. “It’s that southern hospitality down here,” Pee Wee said. “We show love to everybody and unity. There’s unity out here […]

  • Former Baylor and UH Coach Art Briles attends Cougars practice

    HOUSTON – Former Baylor and UH Football Coach Art Briles attended Cougars practice Thursday. Kendal Briles, Art’s son, is in his first season as offensive coordinator for the Coogs. UH Head Coach Major Applewhite said Briles was there to be with his son. “It’s his son,” Applewhite said. “I have a son, and I want to be around my son. I want to be involved in everything that my son does and I’m going to live vicariously through my son. […]

  • Texans donate field, host C.E. King football players affected by Hurricane Harvey

    HOUSTON – Texans Head Coach Bill O’Brien didn’t love the way Monday’s training camp practice went. “It wasn’t very good,” said O’Brien. “We just have to get together this afternoon, figure it out and try to be better tomorrow.” One thing he did enjoy was having members of the C.E. King High School football team at practice. In July, the Texans donated a field used at NRG Stadium to the high school, replacing one damaged in Hurricane Harvey. “The field […]

  • Texans open up preseason with 17-10 win over Kansas City Chiefs

    KANSAS CITY – The Texans kicked off their preseason schedule on a winning note, beating the Kansas City Chiefs 17-10. Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson only played one series in his return from a knee injury. He completed his only pass attempt of the game, a 4-yard strike to Bruce Ellington. The rookie tight end caught two touchdown passes from Texans backup quarterback Brandon Weeden and second-year linebacker Zach Cunningham collected an interception in the second quarter. The Texans next preseason […]

  • Heisman hopeful Ed Oliver shows Houston can be destination for top college football players

    HOUSTON — Cougars star Ed Oliver admits he almost chose to play for LSU coming out of Houston’s Westfield High School. “A lot of interviews you go back and watch, ‘LSU dream school, LSU dream school” Oliver said. “It wasn’t even about the football program, just the purple and gold. That’s just the school my family grew up watching.” Despite still having love for LSU, the Heisman hopeful feels he made the right decision in the end. “I committed to […]

  • Houston’s Post Oak advances to Williamsport for Little League World Series

    HOUSTON — The Post Oak Little League Team is heading to Williamsport for the Little League World Series. The Houston squad beat Oklahoma 8-0 in the Southwest Regional Championship Game in Waco on Wednesday. Fans that couldn’t make the trip to Central Texas watched the win at El Patio Mexican Restaurant on Westheimer. “We are all just thrilled to see them go this far,” said Jennifer Dollinger, whose three sons grew up playing in the league. “It’s super exciting for […]

  • Houston among top U.S. cities where renters can save money

    HOUSTON — Sixty-six dollars may not be a ton of cash, but money saved is better than money lost! A new study from Property Shark and Rent Cafe determined a renter in Houston could save $66 a month after paying housing and living costs. The companies compared how much discretionary income was available in the 52 largest cities in the country. Five of the 12 cities where people actually saved money were in Texas. Austin renters saved the most at least […]

  • Webster Fire Department joins international coalition sending reinforcements to fight California wildfires

    WEBSTER, Texas – With 18 major fires burning across California, Texas fire departments are answering the call to help. As part of the Texas Intrastate Fire Mutual Aid System, Webster Fire Department Chief Patrick Shipp is helping organize five fire engines to be sent to California. The fire trucks come from Webster, Galveston, Porter, Baytown and Montgomery County ESD No. 1. “If you know how to fight a wildland fire in the state of Texas, you know how to fight […]