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Wheelchair basketball takes Victoria by storm

TAAF organization held a wheelchair basketball tournament

VICTORIA, Texas -- A wheelchair basketball tournament began at East High School. Basketball teams from all around the state, including San Antonio, Corpus Christi, Houston and Louisiana traveled to…

Calhoun sweeps powerlifting meet

Here are the results from the meet

VICTORIA, Texas - The Calhoun High School girl's and boys' powerlifting teams finished in first place during the Brahma Strong Powerlifting meet in Kingsville. Here are the results from the meet…

Industrial Cobras Mason Roe signs with college

Cobras athlete signed to play basketball with the Hiram Terriers

VANDERBILT, Texas -- Industrial Cobras duo athlete Mason Roe, played basketball and football in high school and has now signed to continue playing in the next level. Roe signed to play college basketball in Ohio. Roe has been playing basketball…

Victoria East, West powerlifting teams place at meet

Here are the results

VICTORIA, Texas - Victoria East and West High School powerlifting teams competed at the Iron Tiger Powerlifting Meet. The meet took place at Goliad High School on Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022. VEHS' Boys Powerlifting Team placed first, and the Girl's…

Victoria East soccer goalie signs to play at University of the Ozarks

Emma wants to major in pre-physical therapy and become a physical therapist

VICTORIA, Texas -- A Victoria East High School senior is taking the next step in her athletic career by signing to play college soccer. Emma Seiler is heading up to Arkansas to play goalkeeper at  University of the Ozarks. Seiler…

Victoria wrestlers place in each medal in Austin

Centex Invitational local winners

The Victoria wrestling teams traveled to Austin for the Centex Invitational. In total the teams earned three medals and one came in fourth place. West Warrior Joann Martinez- Gold East Titan Larissa Velazquez- Silver West Warrior Ariana Jacques-Bronze West' Damien…

Zappe receives invite to 2022 NFL scouting combine

Former East quarterback Bailey Zappe said he didn't have an invite to the 2022 NFL combine, but on January 7, 2022 he finally received his invitation. The Western Kentucky quarterback will show off his skills at Lucas Oil Stadium from…

El Campo running back earns national recognition

El CAMPO, Texas -- Five star running back Rueben Owens is being honored with a national award from MaxPreps. Rueben Owens was awarded the National Junior of the Year and led not only his team, but the state of Texas…

Gobbler Stadium to get new turf

CUERO, Texas -- The Cuero Gobblers football team reached the state semifinals in the 2021 season and the school will now be getting new turf for Gobbler Stadium. Turf is normally good for 10 years and the current Gobbler Stadium…

Offensive MVP of the Ganado Indians is named

District 13-2A First and Second team selections

GANADO, Texas-- The district awards for class 13-2a are out and here are the first class and second class selections along with the MVP for the Ganado Indians. Kyle Bures-Guerrero is named Offensive MVP and the Newcomer of the Year…

Victoria West and East wrestling teams bring home medals

Girls and boys teams win at the Snakebite Invitational

The Victoria schools wrestling teams traveled to Rio Grande Valley for the Snakebite Invitational at Rio Grande City High School. West girls wrestlers, Joann Martinez and Ariana Jacques won their first gold medals in a tournament. East wrestler Ree Anna…

NIL was factor on signing day; how big of one up for debate

The three-day signing period last week put name, image and likeness in the spotlight, especially with No. 1 national recruit Travis Hunter de-committing from Florida State to sign with second-tier Jackson State. Neither Hunter nor other top recruits said whether…

Ganado HC/ AD leaves after four years

The Indians went 7-6 this year before falling to Refugio in the semifinals

GANADO, Texas -- Ganado athletic director and head coach Brent Bennett is leaving the Indians. Coach Bennett was the head coach and athletic director for four years in Ganado. The Indians reached the semifnals the past two years and in…

Former East QB breaks 18-year-old record in win over Appalachian State

For the game, the former Victoria East quarterback throws for 422 yards and six touchdowns with no interceptions.

BOCA RATON, Florida -- One week before Christmas, Bailey Zappe gets some early presents. His western Kentucky Hilltoppers win the Boca Raton Bowl over Appalachian State, 59-38. For the game, the former Victoria East quarterback throws for 422 yards and…

Cuero's playoff run comes to an end

The Gobblers will finish the season 13-2 as its season ends at the state semi-final

ROUND ROCK, Texas - The No. 7 Cuero Gobbler's season has come to an end as they were defeated by the No. 5 China Spring Cougars, 34-9. The Gobblers found themselves in a hole early on in the first quarter.…

Shiner Comanches heading back to Class 2A-Division I state finals

The Comanches defeated the Timpson Bears, 35-28 to advance to the state finals in back-to-back years

TOMBALL, Texas - No. 2 Shiner Comanches (15-0) defeated the No. 3 Timpson Bears (12-1), 35-28, and are heading back to Arlington. In the last two minutes of the game, Shiner senior…

Former East Titan named MVP of USA conference

BOWLING GREEN, Kentucky -- Bailey Zappe, named first team all-conference USA, as selected by the league's 14 head coaches and he is also named conference MVP . Zappe leads the football bowl subdivision in yards passing with over 5,500 yards…

Shiner not over looking former state semifinalist Timpson

The state semifinal game will be played in Tomball ISD at 7:00 p.m. Thursday

SHINER, Texas -- After the Shiner and Refugio game, the Comanches are in the driver seat to win back-to-back state titles in class 2A-DI. The Comanches will now prepare for the same team they met in the state semifinals last…