Coyotes battle Wildcats in non-district game
Pete Luna|Leader-NewsSecond baseman Malachi Velasquez takes Somerset base runner Bryan Isbell out at second base. On the play, Isbell was caught stealing as the throw by catcher Chris Mata (not pictured) to Velasquez was on target. The defensive play took place last Tuesday night during the first inning of the Uvalde-Somerset ball game. The Uvaldeuvaldeleadernews.com
What’s Up South Texas! Woman turns her painful past into a resilient future for victims of violent crimes
A San Antonio woman is turning her painful past into a bright and resilient future for victims of violent crimes across south Texas. Margaret Fernandez is the founder and CEO of the non-profit 3rd Street Closet.
Brennan, Alamo Heights both win undefeated showdowns; Hendrix’s TD lifts Boerne past Pleasanton in OT; Carrizo Springs earns milestone victory over Devine
Week 7 of KSAT's Big Game Coverage saw Brennan and Alamo Heights earn crucial victories against undefeated opponents, while Boerne and Carrizo Springs rallied to pick up big wins in district play!
VOLLEYBALL HIGHLIGHTS: Pleasanton tops YWLA, Devine battles Navarro, Burbank faces Highlands
Week 5 of the high school volleyball season features some entertaining non-district matchups, as a shorthanded Pleasanton squad fends off YWLA, Devine battles Navarro in a five-set thriller, and Highlands takes on Burbank in a District 27-5A showdown.
2nd grade reading interventionist using ‘critters’ to help improve reading skills of students
Jenni Hagdorn, an educator with 21 years of experience, is a second-grade reading interventionist at John J. Ciavarra Elementary. She's using critters to improve the reading skills of her second-grade students.
Schuchart’s late shot lifts Jourdanton boys to dramatic comeback victory over Marion
DEVINE – Clyde Schuchart hit the game-winning three with 4 seconds left in regulation, and Jourdanton erased a 12-point halftime deficit to defeat Marion and clinch the program’s first trip to the Regional Semifinals.
7 uplifting KSAT Kids stories from 2020
SAN ANTONIO – This was a year unlike any other. To read more about all the fun and exciting things that are going on in and out of the classroom, head to KSAT’s kid-friendly zone, KSAT Kids. A 7-year-old boy in San Antonio has spent his time in quarantine helping other children learn math by way of a YouTube channel. A new book is catching the attention of Selena fans, especially those in the San Antonio area. When asked if the findings has convinced her to follow her mom’s advice, Sohn said, “Yeah, unfortunately.”Do you know someone who would benefit from KSAT Kids?
Devine teen illustrates Queen of Tejano in new children’s book ‘Simplemente Selena’
A Devine teen illustrated the Queen of Tejano in a new children’s book ‘Simplemente Selena’SAN ANTONIO – A new book is catching the attention of Selena fans, especially those in the San Antonio area. The book titled “Simplemente Selena” was written by an author from Castroville, and illustrated by a teen from the city of Devine. Hein was offered the opportunity to illustrate a children’s book titled “Dan the Man” also written by the Selena book’s author, C. Martínez-Mangold. “It took four months (to illustrate),” Hein said. “Simplemente Selena” can be purchased online now.
2 face federal firearms charges in connection with 2019 murder-suicide in Devine
SAN ANTONIO – A 26-year-old San Antonio man and a 44-year-old Devine woman are facing federal firearms charges in connection with a June 2019 murder-suicide in Devine, federal officials said. The protective order, which was issued in May 2019 after Jaramillo stabbed his intimate partner, Jessica Sanchez, prohibited him from having contact with Sanchez, officials said. According to the indictment, Jaramillo, with Garcia’s help, shot and killed Sanchez on June 30, 2019, using the firearm illegally acquired by Vega. After killing Sanchez, Jaramillo turned the firearm on himself and committed suicide. The case is being investigated as Project Guardian, an initiative started in November 2019 aimed to reduce gun violence and enforce federal firearms laws across the country.
Rural school districts face technological challenges in first week back
DEVINE, Texas – Two rural school districts in Medina County are relieved the first week of school is behind them. The scenario was very different than what they faced towards the end of the school year when they went remote. “You have trouble with passwords and logging on and getting knocked off internet access during the week,” Collavo said. The district’s roughly 1,000 students are all doing remote learning until after Labor Day, when she says about half of the student population has decided they want to do in-person learning. “You prepare and prepare and prepare and things still don’t go the way you exactly want them to,” Collavo said.
HS Volleyball Playoff Highlights: November 5th
The UIL volleyball playoff kick off with a five-set thriller, as Pleasanton advances past the Bi-District round for the 4th consecutive season with a win over Devine. In Class 6A play, Clark knocks off Johnson and Churchill cruises past Warren. Copyright 2019 by KSAT - All rights reserved.
Adam Devine Engaged to Longtime Girlfriend Chloe Bridges
Congrats are in order for Adam Devine and Chloe Bridges! Well actually she said 'ahh Adam' and then kissed me but Im pretty sure that means YES!" "I love Chloe more than anything and Im so excited to spend the rest of my life with her amazing self." Devine and Bridges started dating in February 2015, after meeting on the set of The Final Girls the year prior. RELATED CONTENT:'Isn't It Romantic' Cast Jokes About Priyanka Chopra & Liam Hemsworth's Disney Loves (Exclusive)Wanda Sykes Accuses Adam Devine of Being a Cellphone 'Crackhead' in Exclusive 'Jexi' Clip
North Carolina Gang Leaders Convicted of RICO Charges
The BMG/DGF members committed acts of violence to maintain membership and discipline, both within the gang and against non-gang members. Members committed acts of violence, including murder, attempted murder and assaults in order to promote within the leadership structure of the gang. In his leadership position, Devine directed members of his gang to shoot a rival gang member, Adarius Fowler, who died from gunshot wounds. Devine presided over a beat-in gang initiation of a BMG/DGF gang member and personally assaulted another gang member whose loyalty he questioned. Mangum along with other gang members conspired to shoot a rival gang member, Rodriguez Burrell, because he refused to pay money to BMG/DCF.justice.gov
Bodies of missing woman, ex-boyfriend found in Medina County, Devine police chief confirms
The bodies of a woman and her ex-boyfriend, who police said kidnapped her, were found in the Pearson area, just outside of Devine, according to Devine Police Chief Kandy Benavides. Copyright 2019 by KSAT - All rights reserved.
Warhorses beat Pearsall to lock up 2nd seed – The Devine News
A strong third quarter by the Devine Warhorses helped propel them by the Pearsall Mavericks 40 to 31 in Lytle last Friday night in the District 29-4A 2nd place playoff-seeding ballgame. Devine fell behind 11 to 5 after the first and was still slightly behind 18 to 15 going into the halftime break. The Warhorses found their scoring groove by putting up 16 3rd quarter points to give them some breathing room at 31 to 25 entering the 4th quarter. Other than those two stats, the game was fairly even throughout as Devine led 3 to 2 in both blocked shots and second chance points. Zaarion Jackson followed with 9 points, 2 rebounds, 1 assist, and 1 charge taken.devinenews.com
Warhorse golf finishes 2nd in Pleasanton – The Devine News
Devine’s golf team secured a 2nd place finish in their first tournament of the year last Friday and Saturday over in Pleasanton. Devine’s 702 score was just ahead of 3rd place San Antonio Steel’s 707.Junior Carson Tilley earned additional hardware as the 3rd place medalist. Clayton King of Uvalde had 73/72 for 145 as the 1st place medalist followed by 2nd place medalist Trevor Bailey of Steele who shot 79/74 for 153. “I was impressed with our second day scores the most. Noah admittedly struggled the first day but had the mental toughness to bounce back and use that round as motivation to play better the second day, which he did.devinenews.com
Arabians start season with win over Pleasanton – The Devine News
The Varsity Arabians kicked off the softball season in style with a 10-8 win over the Pleasanton Lady Eagles last Tuesday, Feb. 14. Ortiz was then picked off at second and Jay grounded out to third to end the inning. The teams traded runs throughout the game until the seventh inning, when Pleasanton tried to mount a rally. The Lady Eagles’ leadoff followed that up with a single and stole second base before Arabian pitcher Wilson struck out the second batter to put Devine an out away from the win. Facing the tying run with a runner already in scoring position, Wilson struck out the Lady Eagle batter looking to preserve Devine’s 10-8 win.devinenews.com
Warhorses win 2OT thriller in Carrizo Springs – The Devine News
The Devine Warhorses didn’t jam to any music on the bus trip back from Carrizo Springs last Tuesday night, but if they had, Michael Jackson’s Thriller would have been a fitting tune to play. Carrizo Springs made 7 of their 11 free throw opportunities for 64%. Devine shot 19 of 43 from the floor for 44% and hit 1 of 5 3-pointers for 20%. Devine had 20 offensive rebounds which they converted into 15 second chance points. It was a complete team win but the man-of-the-hour wound up beingConnor Schmidt who finished with 14 points, 13 rebounds, 1 steal, and 1 blocked shot.devinenews.com
Warhorses finish pre-season against Pleasanton, SA Kennedy – The Devine News
The Varsity Warhorses wrapped up pre-season play last week with scrimmages against Pleasanton and SA Kennedy. Devine didn’t get on the board until the bottom of the 6th inning, where they scored four times to cut Pleasanton’s lead in half. SA KennedyThe Warhorses had a much easier time of it against Kennedy on Friday, Feb. 17, blowing out the Rockets 28-6 in five innings. Crouch scored on a passed ball, and Boggs hit a triple to center to drive in Zimmerle to tie the game 3-3. Ricord drove in Kramer on a single to third, and Oropeza later scored on a passed ball to put the Warhorses up 8-5.devinenews.com
2017 Warhorses beat Alumni team 11-5 – The Devine News
The 2017 Warhorses defeated the Alumni Warhorses 11-5 in what has become a Devine baseball tradition. Runs: Crouch 2, Zimmerle 2, Boggs 1, Brown 1, Long 1, Ornelas 1, Oropeza 1, Ricord 1, Solis 1. Walks: Boggs 1, Crouch 1, Long 1, Ornelas 1, Ricord 1, Zimmerle 1. Stolen bases: Boggs 1, Brown 1, Long 1, Ricord 1, Rios 1. The JV and Varsity Warhorses scrimmaged Pleasanton on Feb. 14, and host SA Kennedy for another scrimmage on Friday, Feb. 17.devinenews.com
JV Horses hold off Pearsall – The Devine News
Devine’s JV Warhorses escaped the DSAC with a 40 to 35 victory over the visiting Pearsall Mavericks last Friday night. The Horses held a somewhat-comfortable 34 to 22 lead entering the final quarter before the Mavericks tried to rally, outscoring Devine 13 to 6 to narrow the final margin. In the fourth quarter, we didn’t block out very well which helped Pearsall get back into the game. Points: Brady Cardenas-14, Damian Martinez-6, Travis Simons-6, Javi Torres-5, Brady Harrell-4, Donavon Camacho-2, Marques Burford-Zawahreh-2, Tristan Kramer-1. The JV will have played at Hondo Tuesday night.devinenews.com
JV Arabians continue winning ways – The Devine News
Devine’s JV Arabians improved to 7 wins and no losses as they won in Crystal City last Tuesday night by the final score of 37 to 15. A quick start in the first half had the Arabians leading 13 to 2 after the first quarter and 22 to 5 at halftime. Even though Crystal City closed the gap to 26 to 11 going into the fourth quarter, it was too late for the Javelinas to make a serious run. “This game ended up being very scrappy and physical,” Coach Leigh Anne McIver said. The team is currently 14 and 5 overall and a perfect 7 and 0 in district competition.devinenews.com
3 seats up for re-election – The Devine News
Devine general election to be held May 6Positions held by Herring, Lopez, and Lance up for grabsA City general election for the positions of Mayor, Councilman District 2, and Councilman District 5 will be held Saturday, May 6, from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm. Bill Herring holds the position of Mayor, while Steve Lopez and Hal Lance represent Districts 2 and 5, respectively. All voting will take place at the Devine Municipal Building (City Hall), located at 303 S. Teel Dr. Applications for ballots by mail should be mailed to Dora V. Rodriguez, 303 S. Teel Dr., Devine, Tx., 78016. The District 2 and District 5 elections are open only to voters of those districts, while the election for Mayor is city-wide.devinenews.com
Varsity Warhorses Pull Away From Pearsall – The Devine News
Devine smashed theMavericks 61 to 38 in the DSAC this past Friday night by the score of 61 to 38. The win evened the Warhorses district record at 3 and 3 with two district games remaining. After a 13 to 11 Warhorse lead to end the first quarter, Devine outscored Pearsall 20 to 5 to take a commanding 33 to 16 lead into the break. The Warhorses made 9 of 17 free throw attempts for 57% while Pearsall made 6 of 12 for 50%. Both of those games are key to the Warhorses finishing second or third in the final district standings.devinenews.com