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Local baseball facility helps kids make college inroads

Vendetta Baseball has seen five athletes sign since the outbreak of COVID-19

VICTORIA, Texas -- While COVID-19 continues to disrupt the sports landscape, Vendetta Baseball is still helping its athletes find and make inroads at the collegiate level. Despite the cancellation of spring sports, five Vendetta players -- three from Victoria and…

Victoria Open set to tee off Wednesday

Tournament is being held for 25th consecutive year

VICTORIA, Texas -- Despite the coronavirus pandemic, the Victoria Open will tee off from Victoria County Club for the 25th consecutive year. The Open is set to begin on Wednesday, with a record field of 155 players from the collegiate…

Victoria Generals home opener

The Generals took on the Brazos Valley Bombers in the start of a three game series

VICTORIA, Texas - Friday evening, the Victoria Generals had their home opener of the 2020 season at Riverside Stadium. The Generals were coming off a series win on the road against the Acadiana Cane Cutters in a three game series…

Generals Make Changes For Fans

Masks Now Mandated By Governor Abbott

Friday night, the Generals start their first homestand of the season at Riverside against the Brazos Valley Bombers.

VC names new men’s head basketball coach

VICTORIA, Texas -- David Graves feels he’s prepared to take the next step in his basketball-coaching career. Graves, 31, was announced the new men’s head basketball coach at Victoria College on Wednesday, and said he is ready to help make…

Gantt named new VISD Athletic Director

VICTORIA, Texas -- On Tuesday evening, the VISD Board of Trustees unanimously voted to name Spencer Gantt the district's next Athletic Director. Gantt, who worked as assistant AD under Bobby Jack Wright in 2019-20, was previously the offensive coordinator for…

Generals Win Season Opener

Generals Win In Lafayette

The Victoria Generals outlasted the Acadiana Cane Cutters for an opening day win by the final score of 2 to 1.

VISD temporarily suspends all athletic camps

VICTORIA, Texas -- Victoria ISD will temporarily suspend all summer strength and conditioning camps and sport-specific workouts, for at least two weeks. In our effort to be transparent with our families and community, a student-athlete and coach in separate camps…

West powerlifter signs with college

Noah Martinez signs with Midland University in Nebraska

VICTORIA, Texas -- West powerlifting state qualifier Noah Martinez will compete at the next level. Martinez, who was a favorite to win gold in the 165-pound weight class of this year's state powerlifting meet, signed with Midland University in Nebraska…

Parks & Recreation to host one-day soccer tournament

VICTORIA, Texas- The City of Victoria Parks & Recreation will host a one-day soccer tournament July 11 at Lowe Field and Rippamonti Field in Riverside Park. “Soccer is the most played sport across the globe,” said recreation coordinator Alex Moore.…

STJ hires Duprie as new athletic director

VICTORIA, Texas -- St. Joe has their new athletic director. The school hired formed Victoria West assistant James Duprie as AD and head football coach on Friday to replace Bryan Jones, who departed for a position in El Campo. More…

Bobby Jack Wright stepping down as VISD athletic director

VICTORIA, Texas -- VISD athletic director Bobby Jack Wright is entering retirement -- again. The former University of Oklahoma defensive coordinator had given the district a one-year commitment prior to the 2019-20 academic year, overseeing the implementation of a new…

Generals play intrasquad game at Riverside

VICTORIA, Texas -- On Thursday, the Generals played their first game in front of fans since last season. With the TCL regular season still nearly two weeks away, the Generals played an intrasquad game at Riverside Stadium Thursday. Head coach…