Monsignor Kelly High School senior James Meshell and the Kelly soccer team celebrate Meshell's signing to play soccer for Roanoke College in Virginia. The Roanoke College Athletics program has accumulated 101 ODAC Championships since joining the Div. III ranks in 1980 with four national championships and currently supports 19 intercollegiate sports.
Plenty of teams from Southeast Texas are still playing in the second round of the playoffs as Bridge City (3A) with a record of 24-3-1 will play Sweeny (18-9) in a best-of-3 series beginning Friday, May, 9 at Baytown Sterling High School at 7:30 p.m. Games 2-3 will be played at the same field on Saturday at 1 p.m.
While we harbor no disrespect for the Wall Street Journal who called us “that scrappy little paper from Southeast Texas,” we prefer to think of ourselves as simple seekers of the truth. We’re of the opinion that headlines and sound bites never tell the whole story. Our readers demand all the facts, facets and flavors of every story or event. And, they expect to be informed, educated and stirred to action.