Vaqueros to hit the road after displaying power at home
By Sunday, the Vaqueros (3-0, 0-0 WAC) scored 30 more runs, tagging the Colonials for 24 more hits and blasting five home runs. Brandon Pimentel leads the Vaqueros with a .545 batting average, while Brett Cain and DeAndre’ Shelton are both hitting .400 or better after opening weekend. Pimentel has found that and his rhythm early on with the Vaqueros with a pair of three-run homers during Sunday’s 23-3 series-finale win over George Washington. HITTING THE ROADThe Vaqueros are set for their first road trip of the 2022 campaign with four games on tap this weekend in Houston. The Vaqueros will then face the Cougars (1-3, 0-0) at 6:30 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday.myrgv.com
County, city, Sons of the American Revolution recognize Washington’s birthday
Each year, to promote George Washington’s Birthday, the Sons of the American Revolution William Hightower Chapter canvases all municipalities in a five county area to provide a proclamation on George [San Marcos, TX] [Hays County news] News San Marcos News, San Marcos Record [Texas State]sanmarcosrecord.com
UTRGV baseball take series with win against George Washington
The UTRGV baseball team defeated George Washington 7-1 on Saturday at UTRGV Baseball Stadium in Edinburg to clinch a series win. The Vaqueros got the run back during the bottom half of the third against George Washington starter Connor Harris (0-1). The Vaqueros added two more runs during the bottom of the fourth off of George Washington miscues. UTRGV received four scoreless innings from its bullpen as sophomore Angelo Cabral threw three scoreless innings and got a scoreless ninth from graduate student Max Balderrama Jr. to close it out. UTRGV and George Washington play the finale of their three-game series at 11 a.m. today at UTRGV Baseball Stadium.myrgv.com
An alleged rioter bragged about drinking beer inside the Capitol on Jan. 6. This week, the FBI arrested him.
“I don’t always storm the Capitol of the United States of America, but when I do, I prefer Coors Light,” Thomas Paul Conover said in one video posted to Facebook, according to authorities.washingtonpost.com
San Marcos welcomes Purple Heart City designation
Veterans and their families gathered Saturday to commemorate San Marcos’s designation as a Purple Heart City on the National Purple Heart Trail.[San Marcos, TX] [Hays County news] News San Marcos News, San Marcos Record [Texas State]sanmarcosrecord.com
Did an item found in many medicine cabinets lead to a homicide?
Did an item found in many medicine cabinets lead to a homicide? Leading up to Steve's Death Rosie Clayton-Leslie Lana said Steve had been ill and bedridden with vertigo for three days. Strange Evidence Willy Thompson/York County Solicitor's Office Steve's nephew, Nick French, came to the scene on the day Steve died. They say if they hadn't requested an autopsy and toxicology report they may have never discovered the truth about Steve's death. Clues At The Mansion Willy Thompson/York County Solicitor's Office Investigators found Visine in the Clayton home.cbsnews.com
Perfect tranquility: Some resonating words from the first inauguration
The inauguration of George Washington as the first President of the United States. (Photo by MPI/Getty Images)Things have changed quite a bit since the first presidential inauguration in 1789. Illustration of American general and politician George Washington (1732 - 1799) receiving the news of his election as the first American president, 1789. While emphasizing the public good, Washington addressed the need for a strong Constitution and Bill of Rights. He also said he would be declining pay beyond what the public good thought was required.
9 particularly memorable quotes from inauguration speeches in U.S. history
(Photo by Charles Ommanney/Reportage)Congratulations will be in order for soon-to-be-President Joe Biden on Wednesday, as his inauguration inches closer and closer. Now, let’s see if he’ll make history with an inauguration speech that will be remembered forever. Some quotes from their speeches will be remembered forever. Here are 10 notable lines from inauguration speeches in U.S. history. John F. Kennedy, 1961“Ask not what your country can do for you, but what you can do for your country.”7.
KSAT Kids: Today in History, Jan. 13
Today is Wednesday, Jan. 13, the 13th day of 2021. Jan. 13, 1794, President George Washington approved a measure adding two stars and two stripes to the American flag, following the admission of Vermont and Kentucky to the Union. Rock musician Trevor Rabin is 67. Rock musician James Lomenzo (Megadeth) is 62. Rock singer Graham “Suggs” McPherson (Madness) is 60.
'A sad day': NBA reacts to Capitol protest, Blake decision
In Phoenix, the Suns and Toronto Raptors stood in a circle and linked arms for the American and Canadian anthems. Wednesday's events came one day after the decision to not to bring charges against the officer who shot Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisconsin, last year was announced. The NBA had a rule for decades that players and coaches must stand for the national anthem. That resulted in a turnover, as did the ensuing Detroit possession when Blake Griffin held the ball and players took a knee again. The Bucks said after the game they held the ball for 7 seconds to reflect the seven times Blake was shot.
How Trump and past presidents have wielded the presidential pardon
Up to this point, President Trump has pardoned 29 people. Unlike Mr. Trump, however, each of them had eight years to grant pardons, not four. The presidential pardon power allows the president to pardon any federal crime — it does not apply to state crimes. One such pardon Mr. Trump granted was for Roy Wayne McKeever, who was convicted of using a telephone to distribute marijuana after he was arrested at 19. When a president pardons to pursue his own personal interests, the decision may be legally acceptable, but it is still an abuse of the pardon power."cbsnews.com
The Latest: 8 German players test positive at world juniors
The school said Friday, Dec. 18, 2020, the players have decided to opt out of any potential bowl game. The IIHF also said two members of Sweden’s team staff tested positive. The network did not say if Michaels had tested positive or had been in contact with someone who had tested positive. The Huskies said in a statement that no one from their program was in close contact with the individual who tested positive at Seton Hall. Ferentz is the 23rd FBS coach to reveal publicly that he tested positive for the virus.
The Latest: Washington-Oregon football game canceled
___Utah State’s men’s basketball team is pausing full team activities and has canceled its game against Weber State on Saturday due to positive COVID-19 tests within the program. Texas (6-3, 5-3) returned three positive tests after blowing out Kansas State last week, prompting school officials to shut down practice. ___Citing a surge of positive COVID-19 cases and contact tracing in the football program, West Virginia has paused all football activities for the next seven days and will not host No. ___South Carolina has called off its men’s basketball game at George Washington on Monday because of a positive COVID-19 test. ___Georgia has canceled its women’s basketball game against Radford because of a positive COVID-19 test within the Highlanders’ program.
KSAT Kids: Today in History, Dec. 4
Today is Friday, Dec. 4, the 339th day of 2020. On Dec. 4, 1783, Gen. George Washington bade farewell to his Continental Army officers at Fraunces Tavern in New York. In 1965, the United States launched Gemini 7 with Air Force Lt. Col. Frank Borman and Navy Cmdr. In 1918, President Woodrow Wilson left Washington on a trip to France to attend the Versailles Peace Conference. In 1992, President George H.W.
KSAT Kids: Today in History, Nov. 26
Today is Thursday, Nov. 26, the 331st day of 2020. On Nov. 26, 1789, Americans observed a day of thanksgiving set aside by President George Washington to mark the adoption of the Constitution of the United States. In 1917, the National Hockey League was founded in Montreal, succeeding the National Hockey Association. In 1950, China entered the Korean War, launching a counteroffensive against soldiers from the United Nations, the U.S. and South Korea. Washington Redskins star safety Sean Taylor, 24, was mortally wounded during a botched armed robbery at his home in Palmetto Bay, Florida.
Giving thanks, expressing hope: presidential wishes at Thanksgiving
(Alexander Gardner)But the Thanksgiving addresses are instructive, reflecting how presidents marked the holiday in their own periods of challenge. And so amid the national distress of the Civil War, Lincoln in 1861 became the founding father of the modern Thanksgiving. But for Truman — whose presidency overlapped the last months of World War II and the beginning of the Korean War — this was no ordinary Thanksgiving. Bush would face stormy days ahead, but his Thanksgiving proclamation hit high notes, and just the right notes. But we might recall the year 1958 — a time, unlike our own, of relative tranquility — when Dwight D. Eisenhower issued an unusually lyrical Thanksgiving proclamation.latimes.com
WATCH LIVE: Obama joins Biden campaign in Detroit
WASHINGTON – The Latest on the presidential campaign (all times local):8 p.m.Joe Biden is letting loose against President Donald Trump in the final days of the presidential campaign. Former President Barack Obama will join Biden Saturday for drive-in rallies in Flint and Detroit. ___12:20 p.m.President Donald Trump says the nation is at a crossroads as Election Day approaches. But the Biden campaign is looking to capitalize on the favorable political environment in the state as the coronavirus pandemic drags down President Donald Trump in typically GOP-leaning states. But Republicans are working to defend their hold on the state, and Trump is set to campaign in Georgia on Sunday.
Remarks by Attorney General William P. Barr on his Acceptance of the Christifideles Laici Award at the 2020 National Catholic Prayer Breakfast
For more than 15 years now, inspired by Saint John Paul II’s call for a renewal of Catholic communal and civic spirit, the National Catholic Prayer Breakfast has served as a living testament to the vital role of the Church and its principles in American public life. But times of trial have a way of reminding us how much we have to be grateful for. More recently, thanks in part to organizations like this one, we have seen some small but significant steps toward the restoration of religion to its rightful place in American public life. The most recent term of the Supreme Court, for example, saw three important victories for religious liberty. Advocating for religious liberty is just one way that lay Catholics and others can answer the call to serve.justice.gov