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The Victoria Advocate
BB gun, stun gun confiscated, student arrestedA male Victoria East High School student was found in possession of a BB gun an
BB gun, stun gun confiscated, student arrested
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 7 hours ago
A male Victoria East High School student was found in possession of a BB gun and stun gun on campus Monday. School district administrators and the school resource officer were informed by other students and were able to locate and isolate the... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
Local Javelinas enjoy successful homecomingHunter Perkins was blowing smoke and it had nothing to do with the chilly weath
Local Javelinas enjoy successful homecoming
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 15 hours ago
Hunter Perkins was blowing smoke and it had nothing to do with the chilly weather at Riverside Stadium. Perkins was making his first start for Texas A&M-Kingsville, his first appearance on the mound in nearly a year, and he was doing so where he... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
Veterans Memorial breaks through gritty Victoria WestThe Corpus Christi Veterans Memorial soccer team kept chipping away, and eventu
Veterans Memorial breaks through gritty Victoria West
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 15 hours ago
The Corpus Christi Veterans Memorial soccer team kept chipping away, and eventually the Eagles were able to break down the wall that was Victoria West keeper Hunter Elder. VM scored three times in three minutes during the second half to finally pull... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
BB gun, stun gun confiscated, student arrestedA male Victoria East High School student was found in possession of a BB gun an
BB gun, stun gun confiscated, student arrested
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 20 hours ago
A male Victoria East High School student was found in possession of a BB gun and stun gun on campus Monday. School district administrators and the school resource officer were informed by other students and were able to locate and isolate the... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
West boys, girls win District 15-5A titlesKarolina Clifford performed a series of tests before Saturday's District 15-5A
West boys, girls win District 15-5A titles
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
Karolina Clifford performed a series of tests before Saturday's District 15-5A wrestling championships to find out just how much she could do on an injured leg. Her verdict: about 75 percent. Victoria West needed every bit of Clifford's grit, as... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
Calhoun sweeps at St. Joseph meetThe Calhoun boys and girls powerlifting teams took first place in the St. Josep
Calhoun sweeps at St. Joseph meet
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
The Calhoun boys and girls powerlifting teams took first place in the St. Joseph Powerlifting Meet on Saturday. Victoria West boys finished second and were followed by Victoria East in third. 1 Benny Lara, Victoria West: 915 pounds 2 Ivan Rosales,... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
El Campo senior headed back to state meetROSENBERG - El Campo senior Matthew Wilkins will end his high school swimming c
El Campo senior headed back to state meet
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
ROSENBERG - El Campo senior Matthew Wilkins will end his high school swimming career at the UIL State Swimming and Diving Championships. Wilkins won the boys 100-yard breaststroke for the second straight year at the Region VII-5A meet on Saturday at... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
Lady Titans fly in face of wind at Lauren JohnsonMadi Lake stood 40 feet from the hole with a stiff north wind blowing in her fa
Lady Titans fly in face of wind at Lauren Johnson
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
Madi Lake stood 40 feet from the hole with a stiff north wind blowing in her face. As the Victoria East junior pulled the putter out of her bag and approached her third shot on the par-5 18th hole at The Club at Colony Creek, she had one thought in... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
Leukemia victim legacy spurs blood donationsWhen Eugene Khyle died in late January, he left behind a large family, an even
Leukemia victim legacy spurs blood donations
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
When Eugene Khyle died in late January, he left behind a large family, an even bigger extended Facebook family and an inspiration, thanks to his son-in-law, Tim Price. Price, a freelance writer from San Antonio, spent much of the past year and a... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
UIL realignment burdens Calallen, Alice students, officials sayThe thought of a weeknight basketball game has never been so exhausting for a C
UIL realignment burdens Calallen, Alice students, officials say
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 3 days ago
The thought of a weeknight basketball game has never been so exhausting for a Calallen Wildcat. To make a 5 p.m. game next season in Eagle Pass, English teacher Brigette Filla's students would be plucked out of school about noon to be on the road by... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
Vonjre Barefield displays leadership in East winVonjre Barefield scores, defends, rebounds and does whatever else the Victoria
Vonjre Barefield displays leadership in East win
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
Vonjre Barefield scores, defends, rebounds and does whatever else the Victoria East Titans need on a nightly basis. His teammates have only one gripe with their point guard. "They always complain about me yelling," Barefield said. The Titans' vocal... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
Linam leads St. Joseph at Lauren Johnson Memorial TournamentSt. Joseph golfer Lacie Linam sometimes calls herself 'Coach Lacie' to her youn
Linam leads St. Joseph at Lauren Johnson Memorial Tournament
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
St. Joseph golfer Lacie Linam sometimes calls herself 'Coach Lacie' to her younger teammates. As the Lady Flyers' only returning starter from last season's TAPPS Class 4A state tournament team, she knows being a leader means more than carrying the... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
East girls remain undefeatedCORPUS CHRISTI - The Victoria East girls soccer team remained undefeated in Dis
East girls remain undefeated
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
CORPUS CHRISTI - The Victoria East girls soccer team remained undefeated in District 30-5A play, holding Corpus Christi Veterans Memorial to a scoreless tie Friday night. The Lady Titans (5-0-2) were led by goalkeeper Drew Garcia had nine saves to... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
Victoria East High School student dies in hospitalA 17-year-old Victoria East High School student died Saturday, two days after h
Victoria East High School student dies in hospital
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
A 17-year-old Victoria East High School student died Saturday, two days after he was found Jan. 28 attempting to commit suicide by hanging, Victoria police confirmed. Officers responded to the 2700 block of Odem Street at 8:18 a.m. Jan. 28 and found... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
Local teams test top-level competitionArea girls golf teams will get a look at top-level competition long before thei
Local teams test top-level competition
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
Area girls golf teams will get a look at top-level competition long before their district and regional tournaments, as they meet up with some of the state's best programs in the Lauren Johnson Memorial Tournament. The tournament, which begins Friday... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
Victoria East High School student found deadA 17-year-old Victoria East High School student died Saturday, two days after h
Victoria East High School student found dead
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
A 17-year-old Victoria East High School student died Saturday, two days after he was found Jan. 28 attempting to commit suicide by hanging, Victoria police confirmed. Officers responded to the 2700 block of Odem Street at 8:18 a.m. Jan. 28 and found... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
East's Martinez can start as returner at MW StateBryce Martinez's high school football career came full circle with two electric
East's Martinez can start as returner at MW State
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 6 days ago
Bryce Martinez's high school football career came full circle with two electric plays. The first one helped Martinez earn a spot on the Victoria East varsity team; the second grabbed the attention of Midwestern State's coaches. Martinez signed a... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
East junior leads Titans' comeback in district win over Veterans MemorialTre Wolf felt something click at halftime of Tuesday's game against Corpus Chri
East junior leads Titans' comeback in district win over Veterans Memorial
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
Tre Wolf felt something click at halftime of Tuesday's game against Corpus Christi Veterans Memorial. Victoria East trailed the Eagles by 20 and received a short, desperate plea from coach Peter Staackmann to show more fight in the second half. "We... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
National Signing Day arrives for area athletesCuero's Zech Hopkins enjoyed playing football with his older brother, and he'll
National Signing Day arrives for area athletes
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
Cuero's Zech Hopkins enjoyed playing football with his older brother, and he'll have an opportunity to do so again next season. Hopkins plans to sign a letter of intent Wednesday with Blinn College, according to Cuero athletic director and head... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
Victoria East volleyball coach resignsJamye Byrne is resigning from her position as Victoria East volleyball coach, f
Victoria East volleyball coach resigns
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 8 days ago
Jamye Byrne is resigning from her position as Victoria East volleyball coach, following the recent birth of her daughter, Teegan. Byrne, who led the Lady Titans (27-14, 10-8) to a fifth-place finish in District 30-5A last season, met with her... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
Rivalry renewed for fansJohn Maupins didn't take long to ponder the impact of realignment on Calhoun fo
Rivalry renewed for fans
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 8 days ago
John Maupins didn't take long to ponder the impact of realignment on Calhoun football. "Heck yeah," said Maupins, father of Calhoun lineman Tully Maupins. Maupins was especially excited the Sandcrabs no longer share a district with Richmond George... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
East, West, Calhoun placed in District 27-5AThe latest University Interscholastic League realignment makes much more sense
East, West, Calhoun placed in District 27-5A
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 8 days ago
The latest University Interscholastic League realignment makes much more sense to Calhoun head football coach Richard Whitaker than the last one did. "It didn't matter whether (our district was) north or south," said Whitaker, also the district's... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
28 apply for Victoria West football coach positionVictoria West interim head football coach Courtney Boyce is among 28 applicants
28 apply for Victoria West football coach position
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 8 days ago
Victoria West interim head football coach Courtney Boyce is among 28 applicants for the Warriors' head coaching position. The Victoria school district on Monday released the list of applicants for the position, which came open when former West head... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Complete UIL Region IV realigmentRegion IV realignment Area schools found out what their athletic districts wil
Complete UIL Region IV realigment
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 8 days ago
Region IV realignment Area schools found out what their athletic districts will be for the next two years when the University Interscholastic League released its biennial realignment on Monday morning. The University Interscholastic League football... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
Wayland Baptist sweep exposes UHV's shortcomingsRobert Gleinser had a base hit, a sacrifice fly and a RBI in his three plate ap
Wayland Baptist sweep exposes UHV's shortcomings
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 8 days ago
Robert Gleinser had a base hit, a sacrifice fly and a RBI in his three plate appearances. Unfortunately for UHV, Gleinser's line was the highlight of Sunday's doubleheader against Wayland Baptist at Riverside Stadium. The Pioneers swept the... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
2016 District 27-5A Football ScheduleDoes not include non-district games Richmond Foster at Victoria West Calhoun
2016 District 27-5A Football Schedule
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 8 days ago
Does not include non-district games Richmond Foster at Victoria West Calhoun at Lamar Consolidated Rosenberg Terry at Angleton Victoria East, open West at Calhoun Angleton at East Lamar Cons. at Terry Foster, open Terry at West East at... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
District alignments for high school football, basketball released by UILAUSTIN, Texas - The University Interscholastic League released district alignme
District alignments for high school football, basketball released by UIL
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 9 days ago
AUSTIN, Texas - The University Interscholastic League released district alignments for football and basketball for the 2016-17 and 2017-18 seasons. See the lists of Houston area schools below: Class 6A football and basketball district alignments... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
New classifications for area teamsCalhoun will re-join Victoria East and Victoria West in the UIL's new reclassif
New classifications for area teams
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 9 days ago
Calhoun will re-join Victoria East and Victoria West in the UIL's new reclassification and realignment for the 2016-2018 school year released Monday morning. East, West and Calhoun will join Angleton, Richmond Foster, Rosenberg Lamar Consolidated... Read more
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KXII Sherman
2016-18 UIL realignmentAUSTIN -- The University Interscholastic League football and basketball distric
2016-18 UIL realignment
KXII Sherman / Posted 9 days ago
AUSTIN -- The University Interscholastic League football and basketball district alignments for the 2016-17 and 2017-18 seasons: CLASS 6AREGION I District 1 - EP Americas, EP Coronado, EP Eastwood, EP El Dorado, EP Franklin, EP Montwood, EP Pebble... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Region 2-6A gets shake up at UIL RealignmentWith the releases of the realigned districts Monday, the Region 2-6A landscape
Region 2-6A gets shake up at UIL Realignment
Houston Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
With the releases of the realigned districts Monday, the Region 2-6A landscape looks a lot different moving forward. District 12-6A features Beaumont West Brook, Conroe, Oak Ridge, The Woodlands, College Park, Lufkin and Montgomery. Lufkin was... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
UIL RealignmentAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The University Interscholastic League Class 6A football an
UIL Realignment
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The University Interscholastic League Class 6A football and basketball district alignments for the 2016-17 and 2017-18 seasons: District 1 — EP Americas, EP Coronado, EP Eastwood, EP El Dorado, EP Franklin, EP Montwood, EP... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
West boys capture first at Yorktown MeetYORKTOWN - The Victoria West boys powerlifting team took first place at the Yor
West boys capture first at Yorktown Meet
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 10 days ago
YORKTOWN - The Victoria West boys powerlifting team took first place at the Yorktown Meet on Saturday, scoring 34 points to beat out Calhoun (29 points) and Yoakum (20 points) for the title. West's Chayce Grevey earned best overall lifter, for the... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
Districts to be revealed on UIL realignment dayUIL Realignment and Reclassification Yoakum will be a Class 3A school in the U
Districts to be revealed on UIL realignment day
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 10 days ago
UIL Realignment and Reclassification Yoakum will be a Class 3A school in the UIL's realignment and reclassification for the 2016-2017 and 2017-2018 school years. But Yoakum has only been able to speculate about its future district opponents. The... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
West girls clinch playoff berth with win over AliceThe ride has been bumpy at times, but Victoria West has arrived at its desired
West girls clinch playoff berth with win over Alice
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 11 days ago
The ride has been bumpy at times, but Victoria West has arrived at its desired destination. The Warriors clinched a District 30-5A playoff berth Friday night with a 49-39 win against Alice at the West gym. "I think that this team is really quick... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
Spring is around the corner Jan. 29, 2016 at 11:30 p.m. Victoria East was on the field Friday for the fi
Spring is around the corner
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 11 days ago
Jan. 29, 2016 at 11:30 p.m. Victoria East was on the field Friday for the first day of after-school practices. The Titans return six pitchers and four position starters from last year's team, which advanced to the Class... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
West blows out Tuloso-MidwayVivian Gonzalez spent most of Friday night chasing down Tuloso-Midway defenders
West blows out Tuloso-Midway
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 11 days ago
Vivian Gonzalez spent most of Friday night chasing down Tuloso-Midway defenders. She ended it chasing down teammates from the bench. The sophomore recorded a hat trick and added an assist to lead the Victoria West girls soccer team to a 6-0 win... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Zika virus public health emergencyT&T has been placed on a heightened alert for the Zika virus as Health Minister
Zika virus public health emergency
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 11 days ago
T&T has been placed on a heightened alert for the Zika virus as Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh has declared it a national public health emergency. And to combat the virus spread by the aedes aegypti mosquito, soldiers, part of a rapid response... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
Girls compete for Queen Victoria crownFifteen girls will compete in the Queen Victoria pageant on Saturday. Girls ag
Girls compete for Queen Victoria crown
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 12 days ago
Fifteen girls will compete in the Queen Victoria pageant on Saturday. Girls ages 4 to 19 will compete for the crowns in five pageants. The winners will represent the Victoria Livestock Show at parade and other events throughout the year. They will... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
Area Honor RollsEditor's Note: The Advocate publishes honor rolls for sixth through 12th grades
Area Honor Rolls
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 12 days ago
Editor's Note: The Advocate publishes honor rolls for sixth through 12th grades. Below are the A honor roll students. Visit our Web site at VictoriaAdvocate.com for a complete list of honor rolls. Schools not listed did not submit their honor rolls... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
Area teams ranked in preseason state pollThree area teams are ranked in the Texas High School Baseball Coaches Associati
Area teams ranked in preseason state poll
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 13 days ago
Three area teams are ranked in the Texas High School Baseball Coaches Association's Class 2A poll released Wednesday. Refugio is ranked No. 3, defending state champion Flatonia is ranked No. 5, and Shiner is ranked No. 6. Refugio defeated Shiner in... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
2-time cookie princess not going for three-peatDuring the first weekend of cookie sales, Kimberly McCarthy, 15, set up shop ou
2-time cookie princess not going for three-peat
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 13 days ago
During the first weekend of cookie sales, Kimberly McCarthy, 15, set up shop outside of Tractor Supply Co. on North Navarro Street. Her shirt says "cookie ninja" with a cartoon Caramel deLite cookie - a gift from her troop leader Sue Dahlquist of... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
Victoria East goalkeeper saves TitansAt first sight, 5-foot-8 goalkeeper Miguel Tavares doesn't exactly fill the net
Victoria East goalkeeper saves Titans
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 14 days ago
At first sight, 5-foot-8 goalkeeper Miguel Tavares doesn't exactly fill the net for the Victoria East soccer team. Then there are times when he couldn't be any bigger for the Titans. The undersized keeper stood tall Tuesday night, providing key... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
Victoria East boys, girls sweep G-PWith one stop, Bryant Ennels made his defender fall down as the home crowd rose
Victoria East boys, girls sweep G-P
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 14 days ago
With one stop, Bryant Ennels made his defender fall down as the home crowd rose up. Victoria East was looking to extend its lead on Gregory-Portland in the second half of Tuesday's District 30-5A game. Ennels, on a fast break, suddenly pulled up and... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
Victoria West girls win spring invitationalVictoria West Girls Spring Invitational Final Results Team Standings 1. Vict
Victoria West girls win spring invitational
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 15 days ago
Victoria West Girls Spring Invitational Final Results Team Standings 1. Victoria West A 401 2. Calallen 401 3. Victoria East A 404 4. Yoakum 422 5. Rockport Green 425 6. Edna 426 7. Cuero 452 8. Calhoun 455 9. Gregory-Portland 462 10.... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
Education, business work together for benefit of studentsGreat school districts must care as much about values as they do about victory,
Education, business work together for benefit of students
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 18 days ago
Great school districts must care as much about values as they do about victory, as much about purpose as they do about profit and as much about being effective as they do about being successful. At the Jan. 21 regular scheduled board meeting, we had... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
Junior guides West girls to victory over CalallenCameron Lamar began the year with range, ball handling skills, leadership and o
Junior guides West girls to victory over Calallen
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 18 days ago
Cameron Lamar began the year with range, ball handling skills, leadership and one problem. "I think we started out the year by my feeling that she just didn't shoot enough," said Victoria West head coach Sandra Jimenez. "I said, 'Cameron, you've got... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
East captain scores twice in win over WestIt doesn't matter when. It doesn't matter where. Give Destinee Kueker the bal
East captain scores twice in win over West
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 18 days ago
It doesn't matter when. It doesn't matter where. Give Destinee Kueker the ball, and she's going to put it in the back of the net. That was the case Friday night, as the senior captain scored two goals and provided an assist to help Victoria East... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
El Campo boys, girls win district swimming titlesDistrict 27-5A Swimming & Diving Meet Matthew Wilkins has won 16 medals at the
El Campo boys, girls win district swimming titles
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 18 days ago
District 27-5A Swimming & Diving Meet Matthew Wilkins has won 16 medals at the district swimming meet, won a gold medal at the regional meet, and swam at the state meet. But the El Campo senior had never been part of a district championship team... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
Date with DestineeIt doesn't matter when. It doesn't matter where. Give Destinee Kueker the bal
Date with Destinee
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 18 days ago
It doesn't matter when. It doesn't matter where. Give Destinee Kueker the ball, and she's going to put it in the back of the net. That was the case Friday night, as the senior captain scored two goals and provided an assist to help Victoria East... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
District 27-5A Swimming & Diving MeetDistrict 27-5A Meet Following are results from the District 27-5A swimming and
District 27-5A Swimming & Diving Meet
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 18 days ago
District 27-5A Meet Following are results from the District 27-5A swimming and diving meet held Thursday and Friday at the Victoria Aquatics Center. Girls team totals - 1, El Campo, 165; 2, Victoria West, 88; 3, Columbus, 76; 4, Wharton, 58; 5,... Read more
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