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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…

Victoria East and West district swim meet results

VICTORIA, Texas -- A district swim meet was held Thursday, January 20, at the VISD Aquatic Center. Overall for the girls division, the El Campo Ricebirds won first, Victoria East Lady Titans win silver, Bay City Lady Cats finished with…

Epic swims at the Olympics by Dressel and McKeon

Dressel, McKeon take place among Olympic greats

TOKYO (AP) — Caeleb Dressel finished off his gold rush at the Tokyo Olympics with two more dazzling swims. The guy who dreads all the attention won’t be able to escape it now. He’s one of the greatest Olympians ever.…

Caeleb Dressel wins another gold medal

Dressel claims 4th Olympic victory in 50 free

TOKYO (AP) — Securing his place as one of the biggest stars of the Tokyo Olympics, Caeleb Dressel won his fourth gold medal with a victory in the 50-meter freestyle Sunday. Dressel cruised to a relatively easy win in the…

Team USA gymnastics go for gold

Biles tries to lead Team USA to third consecutive gold medal

TOKYO (AP) — The greatest gymnast of all time must rally Team USA for the Americans to win their third consecutive gold medal. Simone Biles and her squad trail the team representing the Russian Olympic Committee heading into Tuesday’s women’s…

Dressel wins US Olympic swimming gold

Dressel led off an American victory in the men’s 4x100-meter freestyle relay at the Tokyo Olympics

TOKYO (AP) — Caeleb Dressel got started on his quest for six gold medals in swimming Monday, while Katie Ledecky found herself in a very unusual position. Second place. Dressel led off an American victory in the men’s 4x100-meter freestyle…

Katie Ledecky knocked off at the Tokyo Olympics

Aussie Terminator takes out Ledecky in 1st Olympics matchup

TOKYO (AP) — The Terminator knocked off Katie Ledecky at the Tokyo Olympics. Australia’s Ariarne Titmus chased down Ledecky to win one of the most anticipated races of the Summer Games, capturing the gold medal with the second-fastest time in…

Here are the Olympic events to watch Sunday

Originally Published: 25 JUL 21 07:40 ET By Adrienne Vogt, CNN (CNN) -- With more medals set to be awarded at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics on Sunday, here are just some of the events that viewers can check out this…

U.S.A. swim team collects six medals

Powerhouse US swim team shines with 6 medals, 1st US gold

TOKYO (AP) — Chase Kalisz got things started, claiming the first American gold at the Olympic pool. By the time the morning was done, the powerhouse team had a whole bunch of medals. Six of them in all, quite a…

U.S.A. athletes on top during second day of Olympics

Biles and Ledecky headline Day 2 of Olympic competition

TOKYO (AP) — Two of America’s star Olympians headline Sunday’s events at the Tokyo Games as Simone Biles and Katie Ledecky both begin their quests to rewrite the record books. The U.S. men’s basketball team begins play, while surfing makes…

El Campo Ricebirds loo ready for swim season

El Campo swimmers winning at the CCAA championships

EL CAMPO, Texas-- The El Campo Ricebirds put on a performance at the CCAA Championship. By their results, they are looking ready to go for swim season. Some of the swimmers placed in the top five.Riley placed first in the…

Residents urged to watch kids around water

Tips on child safety near bodies of water

VICTORIA, Texas - With this upcoming holiday weekend, families will start their festivities around the outside pool or lake so its important to remember to keep an eye on children around any body…

Ryan Lochte's Olympic trial outcome

Lochte fails to advance in 200 free prelims at US trials

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Olympic champion Ryan Lochte failed to advance from the preliminaries of the 200-meter freestyle on Monday, his first event of the U.S. Olympic swimming trials. The 36-year-old Lochte, attempting to make his fifth Olympic team, posted…

Two seniors sign to swim in the college level

Two swimmers are heading to the next level to swim in college

VICTORIA,Texas-- Victoria West Warriors swimmer Vivian Shepherd has signed to the University of North Florida. She signed on Tuesday at the Aquatic Center. She has also been accepted into the honor Business College at the University. Shepherd started swimming at…

Update: Coast Guard ends search for 10-year-old off Crystal Beach

A body matching the description of the missing 10-year-old boy has been found this afternoon

HOUSTON, Texas —The Coast Guard has ended its search for a 10-year-old boy who went missing while swimming off Crystal Beach, after a body was located matching the description Saturday. At 3:10 p.m., Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received notification from the Galveston…