ABILENE - Yoakum's Willie Hights lifted a total of 1,775 pounds this weekend, the second most among all lifters in the state Division II powerlifting meet, earning him his second straight state title.
AUSTIN - Rogelio Salazar gained a measure of revenge and made history in the process.
AUSTIN - A pair of Victoria West wrestlers are still alive after the first day, with John Garcia winning his opener and Austin Supak still going in the third round of the consolation bracket of the girl's draw after Thursday's opening rounds of the state wrestling meet.
Thursday, six wrestlers from Victoria West and Victoria East will head to Austin for the 2013 state wrestling championships.
AUSTIN - Victoria West's John Garcia won the boys 120-pound division at the Region IV-4A Wrestling Championships on Saturday at the Delco Center.
Fighters young and old from around South Texas converged on Victoria on Saturday for the quarterly Texas Four Seasons Karate Tournament.
Victoria East and West hosted their first tri-meet of the season, welcoming Beeville to the District Event Center. Neither East or West could hold off Beeville on Thursday evening at the District Event Center, as the Trojans beat East 36-18 on the back of several forfeits, and West fell to Beeville 54-30. Both schools will be back in action next week.
There is always a loser in baseball. Occasionally, the margin of defeat is larger than anyone might prefer.
AUSTIN - Victoria East wrestler Michael Pena might not have concluded his varsity career the way he wanted. But the senior has left a standard for future Titans to seek.
Michael Pena's wrestling coach considers him a natural.
AUSTIN - Christy McMath has been wrestling for just a few months, but it didn't stop the Victoria East senior from finishing sixth in the 148-pound class at the UIL State Wrestling Championships.
Three months ago, Christy McMath hadn't stepped onto a wrestling mat.
SAN ANTONIO - Victoria East's Christy McMath didn't start wrestling until her senior year, but inexperience hasn't been a hindrance.
SAN ANTONIO - Victoria East senior Christy McMath finished third in the girls 148-pound weight class at the Region IV meet on Saturday and qualified for the state tournament.
CORPUS CHRISTI - VISD qualified five wrestlers at Saturday's district wrestling meet at King High School, and a couple more came away with some individual accolades.