Texans, Lone Star Sports & Entertainment Partner with Local Artist and DePelchin to Celebrate Soccer in Houston

The Houston Texans and Lone Star Sports & Entertainment (LSSE) partnered with a local artist and a few talented kids from DePelchin Children’s Center to support Houston’s 2026 FIFA World Cup Bid through the Art of Soccer initiative. This initiative invites local companies to purchase a soccer ball to paint and help fundraise for the Bid Committee, helping to bring the 2026 FIFA World Cup to Houston.

Artist David Maldonado created the design to reflect the beauty and diversity of Houston. The outlines of children playing soccer represent the joy that sports bring to the local community and serve to

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JC soccer teams will travel to Ranger College for season openers | Sports

Collegiate soccer players from Texas, as well as from around the globe, will soon be checking in at Jacksonville College, as the Jaguars and Lady Jaguars open fall training camp early next month.

The JC teams will lift the curtain on the 2021 season on the road on Aug. 13 when they take on teams from Ranger College in a doubleheader.

The women’s match will start at 2 p.m., followed by the guys at 4 p.m.

The Lady Jags will play before the home faithful for the first time on Aug. 24 against Cisco College.

Region XIV play is scheduled

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Sports Shorts: Athlete of the Week, travel soccer leagues, Northeast Harbor race

Athlete of the Week: Wyman Tapley 

BAR HARBOR – Bar Harbor’s Kebo Valley Golf Course hosted the Maine Amateur Championship last week, and several Kebo members were among the many participants. Member Wyman Tapley of Bar Harbor was the top local competitor as he shot 151 over the first 36 holes to make the cut. Tapley finished the three-day tournament with 17-over 227 to place 32nd in the 132-person field. 

Wyman Tapley.



Acadia Fire offering fall travel league 

TRENTON — Acadia Fire is offering teams for a travel soccer league to be held

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