Don Brubaker

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Don Brubaker has been sports director at Newscenter 25 since August, 1984. This Houston native came to Victoria after four and a half years working in the sports department at KPRC-TV in Houston. Before graduating from the University of Houston Don also worked in the sports departments of the Houston Post and KPRC radio. While at KAVU, Don has won state awards for his sportscasting from the Texas Girls Coaches Association and by the Associated Press.

In 2010, Don received the sports award from the African-American Chamber Of Commerce of Victoria. In 2011, Don received state Sportswriter of the Year honors from TAPPS. In that same year Don and “Friday Football Fever” were featured in “Texas High School Football: More Than The Game”, a special exhibit at the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum in Austin. In 2012, Don received the golf media excellence award from the Southern Texas PGA. Don and his wife, Cecilia, have two grandsons, Nick and Luke.


1,752 early Victoria County voters Friday

19,914 Victoria County overall early voters

Six new COVID-19 cases in Victoria County

73 active cases in Victoria County

1,273 early voters in Victoria County Thursday

Over 14,000 early voters in Victoria County this month

Six new Victoria County COVID-19 cases reported

72 active COVID-19 cases in the county

Victoria County early voting numbers 10-21

1,405 early voters in Victoria County Wednesday

Six new COVID-19 cases in Victoria County

Victoria County COVID-19 numbers 10-20

Victoria County early voting numbers 10-20

Over 15,000 early voters in Victoria County

COVID-19 rapid blood testing available

Free COVID-19 testing will be available at the Victoria Community Center on October 21st, 22nd, and 29th.

Victoria County early voting numbers 10-19

Over 1700 voted early on Monday

Salvation Army makes Christmas Kettle changes

Kettle sponsorships are now available locally

1974 Cuero football team gets major honor

Gobblers make special all-time state list

UHV to host early voting site

Early voting at UHV Oct. 24-25

Salvation Army of Victoria plans new Life Skills room

Room comes after City Of Victoria grant

Victoria County voter registration event to be held September 10th

Voter registration drive Thursday, September 10

State's top medical advisor speaks to Newscenter 25

Dr. Zerwas gives update on Texas hospitals

Generals Win Final Home Game Of Season

Generals Beat Cane Cutters

Former East Girls Golfer Gets Major Honor

Lake Makes All-Decade Team

Hallettsville Football Standout Makes Special List

Brooks Makes Dave Campbell's Texas Football List

Generals To Miss Playoffs

Generals' Final Homestand Of Season Starts Tuesday

State health advisor shares insight on supply chain strike force on hospital capacity, preparedness

State health advisor shares insight on supply chain strike force on hospital capacity, preparedness

VISD football, volleyball seasons start delayed

UIL delays start of 6A, 5A football seasons

VISD Sports Delayed By New Order

Dr. McNeill Orders Delay Due To COVID-19

Big College Honor For Former East Football Star

Zappe Named Pre-Season All-Conference

Generals' Late Rally Falls Short

Generals Lose To Flying Chanclas

Victoria College Volleyball Season Delayed

NJCAA Postponing Season Until Spring

VISD H.S. Football Starts Phase Two Workouts

Masks Now Mandated By UIL

Victoria Open Golf Round Two

Reed Maintains The Lead

Victoria Open Pro Golf Round One

Reed Leads After First Round 63

Salvation Army Of Victoria Needs Donations

Salvation Army Running Short Of Funds

Area Organizations Getting Major PPP Money

Yoakum Business Gets Biggest PPP Grant

UIL Requires Facial Coverings For Workouts

Change In UIL Rules From Workouts Round One

Victoria Open Golf Returns With Pandemic Rules

Open Pro-Am Is Tuesday

St. Joseph Hires New Volleyball Head Coach

Swanlund Is UHV Grad