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The Peggy & Bill Shiffick Foundation Scholarship for UH undergraduate students in financial need will be dissolved and the remaining funds, $31,445 as of July, were placed into the general scholarship fund on August 31, 2017.   Established in 1997, the annual scholarship provided need-based, full-ride scholarships.  William “Bill” Shiffick was …

If you’re a Coog who frequently went to or hung out at the Student Center Satellite BEFORE Harvey hit, you more than likely had to find a new hangout spot or walk ALL the way to the Student Center for Chick Fil A Starbucks for the last month. GOOD NEWS! …

After having coached only three games in his debut season, Houston head coach Major Applewhite faces his first major test of his coaching career. Will Houston stay with a stiff Kyle Allen under center or go with Kyle Postma in its first Athletic American Conference game against Temple? “Every job …

The Houston Cougars fall short of maintaining their 16-game home winning streak against Texas Tech Red Raiders, handing the Cougars a 27-24 loss at TDECU Stadium.   

  Saturday night was the first game of the season in Houston for both the University of Houston and Rice University. In wake of Hurricane Harvey, the two teams showed off their love for the city with uniform upgrades: UH wore “Houston” nameplates on the back of their jerseys, while …

The Houston Cougars win their fourth straight Bayou Bucket Classic over the Rice Owls with a 38-3 victory at TDECU Stadium. The Cougars are now 30-11 all time in the inner-city rivalry.

The University of Houston Volleyball program swept Prairie View A&M (25-16, 25-21, 25-20). The Cougars’ improve to 4-3, placing Houston above .500 for the first time on the season.                     

 Day 11 as the Houston Cougars football team hit the practice field under Houston head coach, Major Applewhite. Photos by Matt Flora                  

The Houston Cougars continue their training after undergoing a second practice scrimmage on Saturday. Photos by Matt Flora                                                                 …

Progress continues at University of Houston football training camp. After a thorough practice on Wednesday, first-year Houston head coach, Major Applewhite expressed his approval on the impact that it had on the eighth day of practice. “Today was big day because we had a great day yesterday,” Applewhite said. “Tempo …