Sports

Lerma, Alvarado earn A.i.i. all-conference honors

VICTORIA, Texas -- University of Houston-Victoria freshmen Mia Lerma and Jenna Alvarado were two of eight players recognized on the Association of Independent Institutions women’s golf all-conference team on Friday. The A.i.i. couldn’t award a men’s golf team champion this…

UHV’s Morant, Paton named A.i.i. all-conference

VICTORIA, Texas -- University of Houston-Victoria sophomore Ryan Morant and freshmen Will Paton were named to the Association of Independent Institutions all-conference men’s golf team on Friday. The A.i.i. couldn’t award a men’s golf team champion this season, but league…

Division I Ruling Land Former General Zac Leigh

VICTORIA, Texas -- With the 2020 Texas Collegiate League season less than two months away, the Victoria Generals continue adding to their upcoming roster. Former Victoria Generals pitcher and Victoria East High School standout Zac Leigh is set to join…

East pitcher gets recognized

East's Jacob Martinez receives honorable mention

VICTORIA, Texas -- East pitcher Jacob Martinez may not throw another inning this season due to the UIL's suspension of play, but he's already received some recognition. The senior was named 5A honorable mention for first half pitcher of the…

Olympic hopeful Zane Grothe discusses Tokyo postponement

Swimmer was training for his fourth Olympic trials

VICTORIA, Texas -- With the 2020 Tokyo Olympics officially postponed, athletes around the world have weighed in on the International Olympic Committee's decision to push the event to…

Cano steps down as UHV golf coach

Cano spent the last four years at UHV

VICTORIA, Texas -- University of Houston-Victoria coach Christi Cano has tendered her resignation as head men’s and women’s golf coach. Cano is in her third season as the Jaguars head golf coach after serving a year as the assistant coach.…

Local boxers impacted by cancellations

State Golden Gloves in Fort Worth canceled amid pandemic

VICTORIA, Texas -- Like athletes throughout the world, local boxers have had to regroup following schedule cancellations amid the COVID-19 outbreak. State Golden Gloves, set to begin Tuesday in Fort Worth, were cancelled earlier this month as a precautionary measure…

Longoria, Garcia win awards for UHV

Two Jaguars win RRAC character awards

VICTORIA, Texas -- University of Houston-Victoria's Jackie Longoria (JR/Edinburg, TX) and Uriel Garcia (SR/Pharr, TX) have been recognized as the Red River Athletic Conference's Character Athletes of the Week. As part of the RRAC's commitment to the NAIA Champions of…

VISD postpones athletic physicals

Physicals were scheduled to be offered next month

VICTORIA, Texas -- Amid the COVID-19 outbreak, VISD has decided to postpone school-provided physicals for students at East and West. Physicals were originally scheduled to be offered late next month at…

Gymnastics centers forced to close, unsure of future

Victoria Gymagic and Manning Gymnastics have both closed due to COVID-19 outbreak

VICTORIA, Texas -- Athletes at Victoria Gymagic and Manning Gymnastics had planned to use these weeks preparing for state and regional competitions next month. Instead, they're unsure…

State Golden Glove Postponed

The State Golden Gloves which was going to take place on Tuesday in Fort Worth is now postponed due to the virus. Boxing middleweight David Martinez from Tuff-E-Nuff boxing club had…

Former West pitcher weighs in on minor league move

Kasey Kalich discussed the league's suspension of play due to coronavirus

VICTORIA, Texas -- A former local baseball star is happy about Major League Baseball's decision to help out minor leaguers. Former West Warrior pitcher Kasey Kalich finished up his first season in professional baseball last year, playing with the Atlanta…

Spring football in jeopardy

VICTORIA, Texas -- The odds Victoria residents will see spring football are dwindling. With the UIL halting all high school sports through at least May 3rd, the head football coaches at both East and West believe it's more likely than…

West girls soccer left in playoff limbo

Warriors won't learn playoff fate until at least May 4th

VICTORIA, Texas -- With the UIL announcing this week that statewide competition will be suspended until at least May 4th, West girls soccer is waiting for a shot…

UIL Extends Suspension Of Athletics

UIL Hopes To Return To Games By May 4

The University Interscholastic League (UIL) is extending its suspension of all UIL sanctioned activities due to the outbreak of COVID-19 in Texas. All contests, practices, rehearsals and workouts will remain suspended until further notice.

Local golfers stay the course amid pandemic

Golf numbers up around Victoria

VICTORIA, Texas -- With sports around the Crossroads -- and the nation -- temporarily put on pause due to the coronavirus pandemic, local golfers aren't letting fears over the spread…

Memorial Stadium turf ripped out

The turf that has been in place since 2008 was taken out on Tuesday

VICTORIA, Texas -- The field turf that has been at Memorial Stadium since 2008 was officially taken out on Tuesday. Hellas Construction removed the turf in forty-foot rolls, completing the…

East baseball faces uncertainty ahead

Titans started the season 3-0 in district

VICTORIA, Texas -- Less than a week ago, East baseball was 3-0 in district play. Now, they're unsure -- like countless other programs across the country -- when they'll take…