Texans talk Victory over Bears

Follow the link to hear several Texans comment on their victory over Chicago http://ow.ly/fdPpL

Texans vs. Bears

(Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images) CBS Chicago Image – Brian Urlacher #54 of the Chicago Bears hits Garrett Graham #88 of the Houston Texans at Soldier Field on November 11, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. The Texans defeated the Bears 13-6

Linebacker Darryl Sharpton hit the field

Darryl Sharpton

Darryl Sharpton

Linebacker Darryl Sharpton hit the field Wed for 1st time in 2012, after suffering an injury against the Jaquars in 2011.
Although still on the PUP list he is hopeful that he is making big strides to returning to the field. Follow the link to read more in an article by @NickScurfield http://ow.ly/f8O22

Consol Crushes Vikings in Uneventful Cross Town Showdown

Despite their long standing rivalry the Consol Tigers had no trouble landing a crushing blow to their next-door neighbors, the Bryan Vikings Friday night.

The A&M Consolidated high school girls soccer team pulled off a sweeping 4-0 victory over Bryan High School in the 2012 cross-town showdown game Friday night at Bryan’s home field.

As I sit in the stands at Bryan’s Merrill Green Stadium, my attention is draw towards the lack of Bryan fans gracing the crowd. Not only is there just one side of the gigantic stadium even open for seating, but also the crowd barely takes up 3 sections.

Two things were made clear to me from this game: that success relies heavily on support from your community, and that any sport in Texas that is not football, is not guaranteed the same level of coverage and attention.

The cross-town game between Bryan and College Station is the sporting event that is the most anticipated game of the regular season for every sport.

This rivalry between the two schools has “been pumped into them since they were ittie bittie,” said Coach Pettibone.

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Online Interactive Storytelling

In today’s ever-advancing world of technology, sports reporting has largely become virtual.
With the launch of ESPN, the Internet and social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook, ‘news you need to know’ occurs and is reported on instantaneously with sports.
 To stay recent & relevant sports reporters tend to have the best results with online mobile reporting techniques.

Online reporting and “Legacy” Newsrooms

As technology continues to enhance, the ways that reporters can present news to the public have changed immensely.

For news organizations that not only utilize one medium but two or more, the same story can be seen in various different ways and for longer periods of time.

There was a time when sports reporters would attend a sporting event, the radio would live broadcast the event and their story would appear the next day in the newspaper. Maybe the paper would get passed around for a week or so but that would be the end of the story.

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