Medals

Chen’s near-perfect skate wins long-sought Olympic gold

BEIJING (AP) — Nathan Chen remembers making the long drive with his mother from his home in Utah to Rafael Arutyunyan’s training base in Southern California. He had started out in figure skating just a few years earlier, using his…

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…

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…

Two athletes medal at the Junior Olympics

Show Up and Show Out medal in two events

VICTORIA, Texas-- The Show Up and  Show Out track team out of Victoria sent ten kids to the Junior Olympics. Two of them came back with medals. Averie Barefiled got sixth place in shot-put with a throw of 38 seven-in-a-quarter.…

Local gymnasts return with medals from nationals

Six athletes return to Victoria with bronze, silver and gold medals

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah -- The Full Force trampoline and tumbling team are back from their trip to Salt Lake City, Utah for the 2021 Stars and Stripes National Championships.…

A significant change during the Olympics medal ceremony

Olympic athletes to put on own medals at Tokyo ceremonies

TOKYO (AP) — Athletes at the Tokyo Olympics will put their medals around their own necks to protect against spreading the coronavirus. The “very significant change” to traditional medal ceremonies in the 339 events was revealed Wednesday by International Olympic…

Athlete of the Week: May 17-21

Goliad track star, Kyla Hill, named Athlete of the Week

Goliad, Texas-- Our Athlete of the Week this week, is Goliad track star, Kyla Hill. Hill, a freshman, started running track at the age of three. She was inspired to run by her best friend who happens to also be…

Army veteran finds lost uniform hanging in antique shop

Moving from one side of Bakersfield, California, to the other shouldn't cause too much of a headache, but when Xenos and Angelica Lopez did, one very important piece of clothing went missing. Three years later, they found Xenos' army greens -- medals and all -- hanging in an antique shop.