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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 Force was strong with the Orange Empire as the Houston Dynamo downs the Colorado Rapids 2-0. Photos by Francisco Casillas

Day 2 of Comicpalooza 2018 at Houston’s George R Brown Center.   Photos by Francisco Casillas

Day 1 of Houston’s Comicpalooza at George R Brown Convention.   Photos by Francisco Casillas

Saannah Heebner throws her eighth complete-game against Wichita State Shockers Friday night at Cougars Softball Stadium. The Colorado native tossed a four-hitter to improve to 17-6. Heebner retired nine-straight between the third and sixth innings, issued no walks and recorded four strikeouts. Although she showed her pitching prowess, Heebner is not …

Houston Cougars shut outs, 7-0, Wichita St Shockers in the series opener Friday night.   Photos by Andre Brooks & Francisco Casillas

USA routs Mexico, 6-2, in friendly game at BBVA Compass Stadium.   Photos by Francisco Casillas

Houston Cougars take the field in front of Houston fans for their Red vs White spring scrimmage.   Photos by Andre Brooks & Francisco Casillas  

Panic! At the Disco and One Republic put on a show for the fans at the Final Four Music Fest in San Antonio, TX Photos by Andre Brooks & Francisco Casillas

The Villanova Wildcats were on a mission to be one game away from reclaiming their place at being the best. A game that was expected to be close in margin between two esteemed basketball programs, it suddenly became a one-sided boxing match with Villanova pulling out all the punches against …

There was no miracle, no magical moment in the end as the Layola Ramblers saw the dream of being in the championship game shattered. Loyola fans watched in disbelief as the final seconds of the game hit triple zeros, the harsh reality of the end of their Cinderella story settling …