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Francisco Casillas

Francisco Casillas

Graduated from the University of Houston with a BA in Journalism.

I'm a sports writer & photographer that covers from professional to collegiate sports.

My end goal is for one day to work at a newspaper or magazine (Washington Post, LA Times, Sports Illustrated), travel and continue to do what I enjoy; talk & write about sports.

The Aggies of Texas A&M returns to Houston after five years, playing the Houston Cougars on first women’s basketball game at the renovated Fertitta Centar Thursday night. It was an opportunity for both teams as they would play in front of a nationally televised audience; an opportunity that Texas A&M …

Texas A&M Aggies 68-52 victory spoils the Houston Cougars women’s basketball debut at the Fertitta Center.   Photos by Francisco Casillas

Fertitta Center officially opens with the induction of Tilman Fertitta into the Hall of Honor; along with a surprise inductee, University of Houston President Renu Khator.   Photos by Andre Brooks & Francisco Casillas

Houston Cougars send their seniors with a win after routing the Tulane Green Wave, 48-17. Photos by Francisco Casillas, Matt Flora

In a high scoring Homecoming game Houston fell short to Temple 59-49. Photos by André Brooks & Francisco Casillas

South Florida’s perfect record streak ends with a 59-36 loss to Houston. Photos by André Brooks & Francisco Casillas

Houston comes from behind against Tulsa, winning the game 41-26.   Photos by Francisco Casillas

For the newer generation of Houston fans, it will a treat to see this throwback, but for the older generation, it will feel like a blast from the past on homecoming Nov. 10 against the Temple Owls.   Except it will not be former Houston head coach, Bill Yeoman, calling the …

Houston Cougars drop the first game of conference play against the Temple Owls.   Photos by Francisco Casillas

Houston Cougars spoils Kevin Sumlin’s return to Houston as the Cougars routs the Arizona Wildcats 45-18.   Photos byAndré Brooks, Francisco Casillas