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Victoria College presents life-size prehistoric fossil exhibit

Exhibit will remain on campus indefinitely

VICTORIA, Texas - Prehistoric creatures have taken over Victoria College. They invite you to get a look at their fossil exhibit, opening today. On Thursday, Sept. 22, at 4:30 p.m., the Victoria College will host a grand opening and ribbon-cutting…

Victoria West gymnast finishes first in her class

Paxton Henley is the valedictorian of the Victoria West class of 2022

VICTORIA, Texas -- Victoria West High School senior and Full Force trampoline and tumbling athlete, Paxton Henley is going to graduate Friday as valedictorian of her class. In…

UHV softall splits series with Xavier

Jaguars lose game one: 8-0; win game two: 10-3

NEW ORLEANS, LA- The UHV Jaguars softball team took on Xavier on the road in a doubleheader on Friday afternoon. The Jaguars get shut out 8-0 in game one. Cameron Steen started in the circle for UHV and went three…

Oklahoma QB Gabriel adjusts after transferring from UCF

He passed for more than 8,000 yards and 70 touchdowns at Central Florida while leading some of the nation’s most productive offenses

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Dillon Gabriel won’t let a higher profile or fancy new surroundings change his low-key approach. He has had plenty of success as a college quarterback -- he passed for more than 8,000 yards and 70 touchdowns…

Seven student-athletes signed to play sports at the college level

Flyers are heading to play sports in college

VICTORIA, TX- Seven student-athletes from St. Joseph signed to go on and play their sport at the next level. Kerigan Baumgartner signed to play volleyball at Texas A&M-Kingsville. "I realized how small it was and how it was kind of…

UHV baseball swept by LSU-Alexandria

Jaguars lose game three 13-5

VICTORIA,TX-The UHV Jaguars baseball team hosted the LSU-Alexandria Generals Saturday afternoon at Riverside Stadium. The Jaguars were coming off losses in both games of their doubleheader on Friday with the Generals. In Saturday's game, Christian Garcia started on the mound…

Ex-Texas QB Casey Thompson embraces fresh start at Nebraska

Thompson waited three seasons for his chance at Texas

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Even though Casey Thompson hasn’t been named Nebraska’s starting quarterback officially, all indications through spring practices point to him taking the first snaps when the Cornhuskers open the season. “I’m glad I’m on the other end…

Kansas, North Carolina leaning on dynamic duos in title run

Kansas, North Carolina leaning on dynamic duos in title run

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — North Carolina’s top offensive priority, particularly early in a game, is to feed the ball to Armando Bacot in the post. Once the opposing team inevitably starts sending extra defenders at the Tar Heels’ big man,…

UHV splits doubleheader with TAMUT

Jaguars fall in game one 8-1: get win in game two 9-8

Victoria, TX- The UHV Jaguars softball team played against the number 14th ranked Texas A&M University-Texarkana Eagles on Friday in a doubleheader at the Victoria Youth Sports Complex. In game one, the Eagles struck first with a single after a…

New coach Marcus Freeman liking his first Irish spring

Notre Dame is coming off an 11-2 season

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — A third of the way into his first spring practice as Notre Dame coach, 36-year-old Marcus Freeman likes what he is seeing from the Fighting Irish. “I love the way they are flying around,” Freeman…

Defending champion Stanford tops Texas 59-50 in Elite 8

The Cardinal (32-3) are headed to the Final Four for the 15th time in program history

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Lexie Hull scored 20 points in front of her hometown crowd, Haley Jones added 18 points, including four key free throws in the closing moments, and defending national champion Stanford toppled No. 2 seed Texas on…

Houston ends tourney in Elite eight with loss to Villanova

Villanova to 7th Final Four, beats Houston 50-44 in South

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Villanova coach Jay Wright has won national championships with well-balanced and fundamentally sound teams, yet even he knew staying in contention for another title was going to take a rugged and exhaustive effort. Ugly at times,…

Saint Peter’s tops Purdue, makes 15 seed history

Daryl Banks III scored the tying and go-ahead baskets that pushed Saint Peter’s to the brink of the Final Four

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Doug Edert hopped on the press table and punched his fist in the air toward a delirious section of Saint Peter’s fans — aren’t they all? -- as his teammates thumped their chests and flashed eight fingers…

Moore powers Texas women over Utah 78-56 and into Sweet 16

Moore has emerged as one of breakout players of the tournament’s first two rounds

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Freshman Aaliyah Moore scored 21 points, Texas shut down Utah’s prolific 3-point shooting and the Longhorns earned another trip to the Sweet 16 with a 78-56 victory Sunday. The Longhorns shot 71% in a blistering first…

McCullar, Texas Tech beat Notre Dame 59-53 to reach Sweet 16

McCullar and Bryson Williams each scored 14 points for Texas Tech

SAN DIEGO (AP) — With a trip to the Sweet 16 on the line, Texas Tech’s swarming defense won out over Notre Dame’s vaunted 3-point shooting. It certainly wasn’t artistic, and that’s OK with the Red Raiders, the top defensive…

Houston Cougars fall 69-59 to Memphis

Nolley leads Memphis to win over No. 6 Houston

HOUSTON (AP) — Landers Nolley II scored 20 points and Jalen Duren had 14 points and 11 rebounds as Memphis rallied past No. 6 Houston 69-59 on Saturday and snapped the Cougars’ 37-game home winning streak. DeAndre Williams and Lester…

Longhorns defeat Cyclones 63-41

Carr, 3-pointers put No. 23 Texas over Iowa State

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Marcus Carr and Andrew Jones each scored 14 points and No. 23 Texas used a barrage of 3-pointers in the opening minutes of the second half to pull away from No. 20 Iowa State for a…

Crossroads players sign to play college sports

Signing day included athletes from local teams

During National Signing Day, many Crossroads area athletes signed to play sports at the college level. The Shiner Comanches had two players sign and both will head in the…