A Defender Special
These are the stories that captured your
attention throughout the year
Reflections From Our Editors
The headlines that dominated locally and statewide.
From an ongoing pandemic to political upheaval, these are the hard-hitting headlines that rocked the country.
The music, movie and pop culture stories that had everybody talking.
The Houston sports stories that captured
cheers and jeers from fans everywhere.
We take a look back at the best of this year’s high school sports.
From celebrities and icons to leaders and trailblazers,
the people we lost in 2022.