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Generals Win a Slugfest with the Rougarou

Friday June 11th will be another Free Ticket Night

VICTORIA, Texas -- The Victoria Generals bounce back in a huge way to pick up a much needed victory in the final game of the series to split the series with the Rougarou Final score was 16-9 on an offensive…

USA soccer gets the win

Sam Mewis scores in U.S. women’s 1-0 win over Portugal

HOUSTON (AP) — Sam Mewis scored in the 76th minute and the U.S. national team beat Portugal 1-0 in the Summer Series on Thursday night. The U.S. women are undefeated in 40 straight matches, the third longest streak in team…

Jay Novacek signs autographs at a local liquor store

Former Cowboys promotes his first ever whiskey '84 proof'

VICTORIA,Texas-- Three time super bowl champion Jay Novacek promoted his first ever whiskey called "84 Proof" in a local liquor store, Texas Liquor, Thursday evening as he signed autographs. Novacek got the idea of making his own brand of whiskey…

Seven new cases of COVID-19 reported in Victoria County

Local hospital occupancy rate sits at 4.2% on Wednesday

VICTORIA, Texas- The Victoria County Public Health Department (VCPHD) reports seven new cases of COIVD-19 Tuesday evening. View the VCPHD dashboard here. As of Thursday evening, there are: 7 new, confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Victoria County 70 currently active…

College football planning an expansion

College Football Playoff considering expansion to 12 teams

(AP)-- There was a time not so long ago, 2012 to be exact, when the big news in college football was conference commissioners simply using the word playoff when talking about the future of the sports’ postseason format. Less than…

The NBA to return to their regular schedule

NBA plans to start ’21-22 season in October

MIAMI (AP) — The NBA told its teams Thursday that it intends to return to a normal schedule next season, with training camps opening in late September and the regular season set to begin on Oct. 19. A memo that…

Julio Jones will make a point this season

Jones says ‘stay tuned’ as he proves he’s still fast, strong

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Julio Jones turned 32 in February, missed seven games with a nagging hamstring issue in his 10th year in the NFL and now finds himself with a new team in the Tennessee Titans. The seven-time Pro…

Oklahoma wins the Women's College World Series

Juarez leads Oklahoma past Florida State for fifth title

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Giselle Juarez re-emerged as the star pitcher Oklahoma needed to complement its high-powered offense, and now the Sooners are national champions again. Juarez threw her second consecutive complete game, and Oklahoma beat Florida State 5-1 on…

Dak Prescott leaves injury behind

Cowboys’ Prescott moving past horrific injury

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dak Prescott finished the offseason with his most vigorous practice since the horrific ankle injury that ended his 2020 season. Then the star Dallas quarterback tried to declare the injury issue dead. “I’ve buried the injury,”…

Winners of the CCA Texas Star Tournament

CCA Texas STAR Tournament first Blue Tag and Green Tag Division winners

VICTORIA,Texas-- For the first time in history, the CCA Texas STAR Tournament has the first Blue Tag and Green Tag Division winners! First up is Patrick Fisher of Cypress in the brand new Green Tag Division. He caught his new…

Generals fall short to Rougarou

Rougarou defeats Generals 8-5

VICTORIA,Texas-- The Victoria Generals drop Wednesday nights ball game against the Baton Rouge Rougarou by a score of 8-5. The Generals got out to a fast lead thanks to a Chase Sanguinetti two-run shot. After an inning of no scoring…

Woman arrested accused in stabbing of 63-year-old man

Stabbing victim expected to be okay

VICTORIA, Texas - Victoria Police Department says one woman was arrested after stabbing one man and barricading herself inside her home on Wednesday, June 9, 2021. Authorities say they received a call at 5:44 p.m. to a disturbance at a…

Job seekers attend Victoria I.S.D. job fair

About 50 to 70 attended

VICTORIA, Texas - Between 50 to 70 people attended a Victoria I.S.D. job fair. The job fair was held in person at the Dr. Robert Jaklich Conference Center on Miori Lane. Just before 10 a.m., there were 60 to 70…

EUROPE IS OPENING TO TOURISTS. WHEN WILL BIDEN MAKE THE MOVE?

The European Parliament has approved an EU vaccine passport

Originally Published: 09 JUN 21 18:28 ET Updated: 09 JUN 21 20:11 ET Analysis by Zachary B. Wolf, CNN (CNN) -- Two completely different takes on whether travelers should have to prove vaccine or Covid test. Require them! First, from CNN's…

Three Ohio police officers charged after their response to BLM protests

The police union said the officers acted appropriately

Originally Published: 09 JUN 21 20:13 ET By Anna Sturla, CNN (CNN) -- A special prosecutor and independent investigator filed charges against three Columbus, Ohio, police officers Wednesday as part of an investigation into alleged misconduct during the George Floyd protests last…

The world's most livable cities in 2021

Border closures and lockdowns are continuing to affect millions of people around the world

Originally Published: 09 JUN 21 01:57 ET Updated: 09 JUN 21 20:24 ET Tamara Hardingham-Gill, CNN (CNN) -- The impact of Covid-19 on global livability has been absolutely devastating. Well over a year into the pandemic, ongoing health crises, border…