Marfa native tapped to lead baseball program at Legacy High School – The Big Bend Sentinel
“I lived in Marfa the first 20 years of my life and grew up playing T-ball there,” Garcia recalls. After graduating from Marfa High School in 1997, he headed for Sul Ross State University, working at the Presidio County Jail to support himself, and eventually transferring to Angelo State where he finished with a degree in kinesiology. Soon after, he started his first coaching job as a junior high football, basketball and track coach in Christoval. Garcia interviewed for the position at Legacy in mid-June and found out he was hired as head coach on June 21. This coming school year is only his second at Legacy High School (formerly known as Lee High School), where he started off as a U.S. history teacher, assistant football coach and first assistant varsity baseball coach.bigbendsentinel.com
"I still like Dr. Seuss": Kevin McCarthy releases video of himself reading "Green Eggs and Ham"
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy has seemingly weighed in on Dr. Seuss Enterprises' decision to stop publishing six Dr. Seuss books because they contain racist and insensitive imagery. On Friday night, the Republican from California tweeted a five-minute video of himself reading "Green Eggs and Ham." "I still like Dr. Seuss," McCarthy tweeted. I still like Dr. Seuss, so I decided to read Green Eggs and Ham. "Dr. Seuss Enterprises celebrates reading and also our mission of supporting all children and families with messages of hope, inspiration, inclusion, and friendship," the company said.cbsnews.com
The Latest: No. 7 Arizona women's basketball game postponed
(Stu Forster/Pool via AP)The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___The seventh-ranked Arizona women’s basketball game at Washington scheduled for Friday has been postponed due to COVID-19 issues within the Huskies program. ___The Patriot League men’s basketball games between American and Lehigh scheduled for Saturday and Sunday have been postponed due to a positive COVID-19 test within the American men’s basketball program’s Tier 1 personnel. 3 UConn women's basketball team has had another game postponed because of coronavirus-related issues. The switch gives St. Pete promoters hope that more spectators will be permitted to attend the popular street festival as pandemic restrictions loosen. That move opened room on the schedule for St. Pete to request a later race date.