Texas Sports

Gatorade® National Boys Track & Field Athlete Of The Year: Armand “Mondo” Duplantis

2017-06-29

The award, which recognizes not only outstanding athletic excellence, but also high standards of academic achievement and exemplary character demonstrated on and off the track, distinguishes Mondo as the nation’s best high school boys track & field athlete. A national advisory panel comprised of sport-specific experts and sports journalists helped select Mondo from nearly 580,000 boys track & field athletes nationwide. Duplantis is now a finalist for the prestigious Gatorade Male High School Athlete of the Year award, to be presented at a special ceremony prior to The ESPY Awards in July. The 5-foot-11, 147-pound junior continued to redefine the pole vault event this season, both in the high school realm and beyond. With a clearance of 19 feet, 4.25 inches at the Texas Relays this spring, he shattered the national high school record by nearly a foot. The jump also set a World Junior (Under-20) record and represented the highest clearance in the world in 2017—regardless of...

Kerley’s the ‘special’ 400m man U.S. needs, says Watts

2017-06-25

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GlobalAustin to Hold First-Ever Texas Global Diplomacy Summit in September
GlobalAustin to Hold First-Ever Texas Global Diplomacy Summit in September

2017-06-23

Austin, Texas, June 22, 2017 – ​​​​September 19, 2017 is the date chosen for the first-ever Global Diplomacy Summit sponsored by Austin-based GlobalAustin and a number of well-known partners. The nonprofit hopes to use the annual summit to foster better international relations by creating a more positive image of the U.S., beginning at the local level. GlobalAustin is partnering with the San Antonio Council for International Visitors, the Dallas World Affairs Council, the El Paso Council for International Visitors, Global North Texas, and Global South Texas to host the one-day event at the Texas State Capital Building. U.S. Representative Joaquin Castro, from Texas’ 20th district, will both open the summit and speak during the event. Topics for the summit include: Current...

TONY HEATH JOINS HELLAS CONSTRUCTION TO LEAD BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT IN GREATER HOUSTON AREA
TONY HEATH JOINS HELLAS CONSTRUCTION TO LEAD BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT IN GREATER HOUSTON AREA

2017-06-22

AUSTIN, TX – 06/22/2017 (PRESS RELEASE JET) — After a distinguished 20-year career, just short of 200 wins, Pearland High School Head Football Coach Tony Heath joins Hellas Construction as a business development manager, to build and grow future relationships with schools and organizations in the Greater Houston Area’s sports construction market. “Heath brings a reputation for excellence to Hellas,” said Hellas President Reed J. Seaton. “We are proud to welcome him to our team and I believe he will be a great asset in the Houston area as the number of projects and partnerships in Houston evolve,” Seaton said. Heath was approached with the idea back in May, meeting with Seaton and Hellas staff members about the opportunity to collaborate. Hellas Construction is the leader in the sports construction industry, based...

Puerto Rico to host two MLB games in April

2017-06-21

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TONY HEATH JOINS HELLAS CONSTRUCTION, LEADING BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT IN HOUSTON

2017-06-21

AUSTIN, TX – 06/21/2017 (PRESS RELEASE JET) — After an illustrious 20-year career, just short of 200 wins, Pearland High School Head Football Coach Tony Heath joins Hellas Construction to establish its Houston-based sports construction market. Heath brings a reputation for excellence in his primary role as a business development manager, growing and building future relationships in the Greater Houston athletic construction market with schools, organizations, Harris County, and the Houston Texans. Heath was approached with the idea back in May, meeting with Hellas President Reed J. Seaton and staff members about the opportunity to collaborate. “It was an opportunity to make a change for my family, while still being involved in athletics in the Houston area,” Heath said. “It was like a perfect storm. It never hits when you expect...

Hudson Aquatic Systems Expanding Products Targeting Athletes

2017-06-20

Hudson Aquatic Systems, along with CET CryoSpas, would like to announce a partnership that will allow Hudson to offer CET CryoSpas ice bath recovery products that support faster recovery, help reduce fatigue, improve performance, and minimize the risk of injuries in athletes within the United States. Hudson will be introducing the CryoSpa Mini at NATA (National Athletic Trainer’s Association) Expo in Houston, Texas, June 27-29, along with their updated AquaFit underwater treadmill system. Angola, IN, June 20, 2017– Hudson Aquatic Systems, along with CET CryoSpas, would like to announce a partnership that will allow Hudson to offer CET CryoSpas ice bath recovery products that support faster recovery, help reduce fatigue, improve performance, and minimize the risk of injuries in athletes within the United States. “By offering CET CryoSpas ice bath products, Hudson is able to target customers who treat athletes and...

Plunkett, Woodson Headline Golf Fundraiser for Teen Brain Injury Research
Plunkett, Woodson Headline Golf Fundraiser for Teen Brain Injury Research

2017-06-10

Every golfer will play with one of these sports stars. SACRAMENTO, Calif. June 10, 2017 — Entries still are available as more sports stars signed on to participate in the June 17 Game-Changer Celebrity Golf Classic in Rocklin, Calif., which is raising funds for research on traumatic brain injuries in high school football and other sports. The Game-Changer Celebrity Golf Classic is headlined by former NFL greats and other sports celebrities, including three NFL Hall-of-Famers and 20 former Oakland Raiders, including Super Bowl MVP Jim Plunkett and living legend Charles Woodson. “The fantastic response from members of the NFL is heart-warming knowing they are supportive of our cause,” said Jeffrey R. Jenkins, M.D., chief medical...

Global High Speed Cameras Market Analysis by Component, Frame Rate, Application, Geography, Trends, Forecast (2017-2022)
Global High Speed Cameras Market Analysis by Component, Frame Rate, Application, Geography, Trends, Forecast (2017-2022)

2017-06-09

Orbis Research Component (Image Sensors, Lens, Battery, Memory Systems, Memory Systems), Frame Rate (1000 to 5000, 5001 to 20000, 20001 to 100000, Greater than 100, 000) DALLAS, TEXAS, UNITED STATES, June 9, 2017 — The market for High Speed Cameras is expected to grow at a CAGR of XX.XX% to reach USD XX.XX billion by 2022 from the current estimate of USD...

Precision Equine Solutions, Inc. Supports Equine Charity Work in Arizona
Precision Equine Solutions, Inc. Supports Equine Charity Work in Arizona

2017-06-04

Retired horses bring healing and hope to those in Arizona with disabling conditions San Tan Valley, Arizona, June 3, 2017 – ​In the San Tan Valley south of Phoenix, Arizona there is an extraordinary place where children and adults who live with disabling conditions ride horses and magic happens!  Those who could not speak become more vocal and socially engaged, stroke survivors and those that labor to walk become more mobile. Families find hope.  Hoofbeats with Heart is a non-profit charity where clients and the therapy horses they ride are bound by a common thread, both struggle with mobility.  “We see miracles like this quite often at Hoofbeats,” reflects Hullihen, “we are really changing lives here.” Kelley Hullihen, Executive Director Precision Equine Solutions, Inc. headquartered in Austin, Texas supports the charitable work of Hoofbeats with Heart Equine Therapeutic...

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