• Home

VC Volleyball Falls to Blinn as Former Goliad Standout Shines

Posted: Updated:

The Victoria College Pirates Fell to the Blinn College Buccaneers on Tuesday in straight sets, dropping their record against National Junior Athletic Association opponents this season to 0-10. Blinn, ranked number 20 in the latest NJCAA poll, took the first two sets, 25-18, 25-17, before coming back from a 9-5 deficit to take the third, 25-20. 

The contest marked the return to the Crossroads of former Goliad standout Roxanne Morris. Morris led the way for the Buccaneers in the contest, tallying six kills, 19 assists, 11 digs and a pair of aces. The sophomore was a former state champion with the Tigers and was named State 3A player of the year back in 2016. Her older sister, Jess Odem, now coaches the Goliad varsity team. 

The Pirates were led by Katy Salziger, also of Goliad, and Kate Sexton of Palacios. The two sophomores had eight kills apiece in the losing effort. Amber Hernandez added 11 assists while Bailey Brown had nine of her own. Former West Warrior Victoria McDevitt added five blocks for VC. 

The Pirates will head on the road next, competing in the North Central Texas College Tournament in Gainesville this coming weekend. 

    • Birthday wishes

      I heard it's your Birthday!

    • Is too much sleep bad for your health?

      Not getting enough shut-eye can really wreak havoc on our health, but now, new research is lending credence to the old saying, ‘you snooze, you lose.’ The study looked at data from 74 previous studies involving 3.3 million people. 

    • Monday night, at about 10:22 PM, VFD responded to a house fire at 1005 Cameron Street in Victoria. 

    • Mesquite Daycare Owner Jailed For Child Endangerment

      MESQUITE, Texas (AP) - The owner of a Dallas-area in-home day care center has been jailed on child endangerment charges after she was accused of keeping infants and toddlers tied to their car seats for hours.      An arrest warrant affidavit alleges that Rebecca Anderson kept the small children tied up in car seats for at least seven hours a day at her Mesquite, Texas, day care center, Becky's Home Child Care. The affidavit also says the 60-year-old woman yanked a 6-mo...
    • Texas students may not be required to learn about Helen Keller, Hillary Clinton

      Texas students may not be required to learn about Helen Keller, Hillary Clinton By Chris Boyette, CNN (CNN)Texas students may no longer have to learn about Hillary Clinton, Barry Goldwater and Helen Keller in social studies class. Texas wants to delete some content from the required curriculum so that teachers can take deeper dives into certain topics, rather than emphasizing such things as the memorization of dates, Donna Bahorich, chairperson of the Texas State Board of Education...
    • Victoria County Commissioners approve 2019 County Budget

      Victoria County commisioners met Monday morning for the final budget meeting to make any last changes before approving the 2019 county budget.

    • City of Victoria to begin spraying for mosquitoes

      The City of Victoria Parks and Recreation Department will start spraying for mosquitoes tonight. They expect to cover the city in the next three days before rain again comes to the area. 

    • BREAKING: Senate panel plans hearing for Kavanaugh's accuser to testify

      WASHINGTON (AP) - Senate panel sets public hearing for next Monday with Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh, woman accusing him of sex assault.
    • White House says Kavanaugh ready to testify

      WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House says Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is ready to testify in the Senate as soon as Tuesday so "he can clear his name of this false allegation" about a sexual assault while in high school.    

    • Border Patrol agent targeted vulnerable women

      LAREDO, Texas (AP) - A Texas prosecutor says a Border Patrol agent targeted a vulnerable community when he killed four women.   

Current Conditions
/