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.


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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

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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

Generals Make Changes For Fans

Masks Now Mandated By Governor Abbott

Generals Win Season Opener

Generals Win In Lafayette

VISD Football And COVID-19 Masks & Cuero Football COVID Update

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VISD H.S. Football Teams Continue June Drills

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Levigne Signs With NCAA Division III College

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Wharton Signs With Arkansas-Fort Smith

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Shiner, Refugio, Ganado Get State Ranked

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First Workouts Since Pandemic Shutdown

UHV Athletic Director Earns Major Honor

Walyuchow Named A.D. Of The Year

UHV Signs Former West Baseball Senior

Salas Joins Jaguars

Generals' Busy Pre-Season June

Generals Return To Practice June 16

Bowling Action Returns To Victoria

Century Lanes 50 Percent Capacity Friday

Refugio Football To Play All Road Games In 2020

Bobcats Still Waiting On 2019 State Title Rings

UHV Signs Athletes In Three Sports

Jaguars Add Softball, Women's Soccer, Men's Golf Athletes

Former East Football Star Talks About National Honor

Zappe Named Pre-Season All-America

East Girls' Soccer's Lost Season

Titan Girls Hopes Dashed By Pandemic

New Rules For VISD Aquatic Center Public Use

Aquatic Center To Reopen June 8

UHV Signs Three More Student-Athletes

Jaguars Add Men's Golf, Soccer Players

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Blinka Joins Jaguars

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