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Francisco Casillas

Francisco Casillas

I'm a current student at the University of Houston, majoring in Print Journalism with a double minor in Digital Media.

My beats are mostly in sports as I cover the school's baseball team, woman's soccer team and volleyball team.

My experience in the sports media narrows down to having worked at a local radio station; 1180AM ESPN Deportes and The Daily Cougar.

The Houston offense (Red Team) claimed a, 51-33, win over the defense (White Team) Saturday in the annual Red vs White Spring Game.  Photos by Francisco Casillas

The last time these two teams met, the UConn Huskies convincingly dominated Mississippi St in last year’s Sweet 16 by 60 points. This year, the Bulldogs returned the favor at the American Airlines Center when Mississippi St’s Morgan Williams made the game-winning bucket before the timer went triple 0’s and

Fans got what they expected from the opening game between the South Carolina Gamecocks and Stanford Cardinal at the Women’s Final Four at the American Center Airlines in Dallas, TX. Since the tip-off, both teams were in a shootout with the Gamecocks maintaining a two-point lead over the Cardinal till the

New Orleans Privateers become Southland Conference Champions by defeating, 68-65, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Islanders in OT; setting course towards the next horizon, the NCAA Tournament. Photos by Francisco Casillas

 Texas Southern Lady Tigers tramples, 68-54, Alabama State Lady Hornets. Punching their ticket to the Southwestern Athletic Women’s Basketball Tournament.  Photos by Francisco Casillas

Alcorn State Braves bullies themselves into the Southwestern Athletic Men’s Tournament Finals with a, 81-59, win over the Southern Jaguars. Photos by Francisco Casillas SWA

After the Sam Houston Bearkats rally to tie the game at top of the 7th inning, the Houston Cougars squeezes a, 6-5, win on a walk-off single from sophomore, Brooke Vannoy.  Photos by Andre Brooks & Francisco Casillas

Houston Cougars Softball downs the Incarnate Word Cardinals, 12-3, in their final game of the Houston Classic. With the victory, the Cougars finish the weekend at 5-7 overall. Photos by Francisco Casillas

The Mustangs of Southern Methodist University looked to remain atop of the American Athletic Conference against in-state rival Houston Cougars at the Hofheinz Pavilion in Houston, TX. Earlier in the season, Houston lost on the road in Dallas to Southern Methodist. The Cougars planned to even the series by defending

Houston Cougars Softball experiences déjà vu at the hands of No.6 Oklahoma Sooners in extra innings. Oklahoma handed Houston its second defeat of the series with a 2-1 loss at the Houston Classic. Photos by Francisco Casillas