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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

…talked about was his kids and all of the accomplishments that they made.” Palacios grew up in a sports family….

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…

Loud and Invasive, the Monk Parakeet Charmed Its Way Into Texas Almost 50 Years Ago

Loud and Invasive, the Monk Parakeet Charmed Its Way Into Texas Almost 50 Years Ago

…large colony in the light towers above the University of Texas’ intramural sports complex until redevelopment in the area brought…

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…

Daytripper with Chet Garner: Waco

Daytripper with Chet Garner: Waco

Sports Hall of Fame, one of Waco’s many museums just a stone’s throw from campus. The venue honors Texas athletes…

Around the Horn

Around the Horn

…more they have stayed the same. Like celebrity sports figures today, Hornsby was the focus of media scrutiny in both…

Downtown Playground: Houston’s Discovery Green

Downtown Playground: Houston’s Discovery Green

…see sports fans coming in for a Houston Rockets or Astros game, playing in the park, and making a day…

Goodbye to a River Turns 50

Goodbye to a River Turns 50

…time on the river, Graves landed an assignment—and an advance—from Sports Illustrated. As promised, he wrote the article, but editors…

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…

No Place Like Dave’s Place

No Place Like Dave’s Place

…of bikers, couples, tourists, and families has gathered to watch sports on TV, chow down on burgers and barbecue, sip…

Corpus Christi and Me

Corpus Christi and Me

…when I was growing up—the aquarium, public art along the bayfront, art museums, new sports venues, the South Texas Botanical…

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…

Fort Worth: How Now, Cowtown?

Fort Worth: How Now, Cowtown?

…clothing boutique called Dolce Vita; a sports bar called Boomer Jack’s; and a lively Salvadorian/Tex-Mex restaurant from Dallas called Glorias….

True, Texas: What is it? Where is it?

True, Texas: What is it? Where is it?

…H&H hasn’t changed much in half a century—it still sports the same three turquoise tables and countertop, still the same…

Riding High at Dude Ranches

Riding High at Dude Ranches

…adds, “It’s still very much a cowboy place, but we do a lot more.” Star parties, fitness/sports medicine camps, bicycling…

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