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Roadside Oddity: How a Champion Baton Twirler Inspired Benavides’ Welcome Sign

Roadside Oddity: How a Champion Baton Twirler Inspired Benavides’ Welcome Sign

…years old, she won her first world championship and later went on to teach the sport around the globe and…

Cockfighting Flourished in Texas in the Early 1900s

Cockfighting Flourished in Texas in the Early 1900s

…including the Greeks and Persians pitted roosters against one another for entertainment. European immigrants brought the blood sport to the…

A Caribbean Native Finds a Connection to Home in Corpus Christi

A Caribbean Native Finds a Connection to Home in Corpus Christi

…relies on tourism as an economic driver. Colorful beach house rentals, water sports, and all the hotels sprinkled along the…

The Primordial Paddlefish Is Being Reintroduced to Texas Lakes

The Primordial Paddlefish Is Being Reintroduced to Texas Lakes

…271 toward Caddo Lake in East Texas. Normally, the truck carries bass and other sport fish in its tank, ready…

Caching in

Caching in

…Texas State Parks Geocache Passport to log more than 150 caches hidden specifically for the ongoing geocache challenge in about…

Happiness Comes in Waves: South Padre Island

Happiness Comes in Waves: South Padre Island

…Surf Shop, the island’s go-to spot for watersports. Surfers, bodyboarders, kiteboarders, and windsurfers have depended on this shop and its…

Wave Riders: Ocean Motion on Texas’ Coast

Wave Riders: Ocean Motion on Texas’ Coast

…pastime—more than 2.4 million Ameri­cans surf, according to action sports-research firm Board-Trac, spending $3.3 billion on surf­-related merchandise. The boom…

Skeeter and the Cowboy Crowd

Skeeter and the Cowboy Crowd

…and protective vests for the cowboys—all at no charge, simply because he loves the sport and the cowboys. There’s also…

Beaching on the Cheap

Beaching on the Cheap

…Or try Bryan Evans of Port A Parasail, behind Woody’s Sport Center on the island. Evans will launch you off…

Dive In!

Dive In!

…alternate universe through scuba diving or the sport’s less challenging counterpart, snorkeling. Texas offers a diverse selection of sites. Here…

Nature Near Downtown

Nature Near Downtown

…toward the ground to prevent bird strikes. Outer walls sport concrete made from locally quarried gravel and sand. Dramatic angles…

Honk If You Heart Tailgating

Honk If You Heart Tailgating

…football fans impressed professional sports organizations enough to change their dismissive attitudes about fans cooking in their parking lots. The…

Pageant of the Charro

Pageant of the Charro

…progressed, ranch life slowly changed with the times, but the tradition of the charreada continued. “It wasn’t a sport when…

Trips to Bountiful 2010

Trips to Bountiful 2010

…Bird Johnson Wildflower Center in Austin to recommend some locations likely to sport a bounty of blooms. Of course, when,…

Volksmarching Brings Texans Together for Fitness and Camaraderie

Volksmarching Brings Texans Together for Fitness and Camaraderie

hosts volksmarching events throughout the country. Volksmarching falls under the umbrella of volkssports, or “sports of the people.” These evolved…

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