BGC Week 1 Preview: Brandeis vs. O’Connor headlines three best games to stream Friday night
The Texas high school football season is upon us! KSAT 12's Andrew Cely breaks down the three biggest matchups to stream live on the BGC App Friday night, featuring Brandeis vs. O'Connor, Wagner vs. Liberty Hill and Sotomayor vs. LEE.
Embattled Medina Valley athletic director accuses community members of slander
The athletic director and head football coach of Medina Valley Independent School District is pushing back on allegations of erratic behavior and workplace bullying, accusing several people in the community of slander in letters sent by an attorney he has retained.
HIGHLIGHTS: Clark’s Croley, Johnson’s Scott headline Region VII-6A Swimming Championships
Highlights and reaction from Josh Davis Natatorium, as high school swimmers from around the San Antonio area competed in the 2022 UIL Region VII-6A Swimming & Diving Championships looking to punch their tickets to this year's state meet in Austin.
LEE boys soccer defeats Jersey Village 2-0, returns to UIL State championship game
Julian Sanchez tallied a goal and an assist, as the LEE Volunteers defeated Jersey Village in the UIL Class 6A State semifinals on Tuesday night, punching their tickets to the championship game for the second time in the last three seasons.
There aren't enough substitute teachers to step in when coronavirus keeps Texas teachers out of the classroom
When high school teacher Jennifer Lee came down with COVID-19-induced pneumonia during winter break, first-year teacher Hana Oglesby-Hendrix “adopted” her class. Texas school districts, like those across the country, are having trouble keeping their classrooms staffed as teachers stay home for COVID-related quarantine or isolation and the well of substitute teachers is drier than in past years. In Texas, each school district or region sets requirements for hiring substitute teachers, which may not include a teaching certificate or bachelors degree. Some Texas districts are also increasing pay and lowering requirements to attract more substitutes, according to local news reports. Substitute teachers are especially hard to come by in rural districts without the added problem of a pandemic.
Inauguration fashion: Purple, pearls, American designers
(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, Pool)Joe Biden and Kamala Harris showcased American designers at their inauguration Wednesday, and Harris gave a nod to women's suffrage, Shirley Chisholm and her beloved sorority in pearls and purple. Pearls had a strong fashion showing, in line with a social media campaign that had inauguration watchers donning strands in support and celebration of Harris. “If there’s a message to be taken from today’s inauguration fashion, it’s that those who attended are signaling faith in unity and bipartisanship, as well as restoring truth and trust,” Torgerson said. Another inauguration fashion star on Twitter was Nikolas Ajagu, the husband of Harris' niece, Meena Harris. It was updated on January 21, 2021, to correct the fact that Meena Harris is Vice President Kamala Harris’ niece, not her sister.
Don’t fall for fake vaccine scams, FBI warns
In the coming weeks, FBI special agents want everyone to look out for schemes offering fake vaccines. “The FBI has been closely following scams connected with the COVID pandemic,” said FBI Special Agent Michelle Lee. Like Lee, Croft warns about the red flags that may appear through a website, text message, email or a phone call. “I promise you, nobody will ever ask you in advance to pay in advance for a vaccine,” Croft said. You can report vaccine scams to the Internet Crime Complaint Center at www.IC3.gov or your local FBI field office, which can be located at www.fbi.gov/contact-us/field-offices.
Online predators take advantage of people during the holidays, FBI warns
SAN ANTONIO – ‘Tis the season for giving, and local FBI special agents say online predators are ready to take advantage of unsuspecting people. “We really have kind of a perfect storm in front of us,” said FBI Special Agent Michelle Lee. As consumers shop online for holiday gifts, Lee warns about websites offering fake deals. When you get an alleged deal in the form of a text or email, Lee said if it seems too good to be true, it probably is. “Families being apart and maybe having lost loved ones due to COVID and being lonely and looking for companionship online,” Lee said.
'Esports is built on community’: St. Mary’s University hopes to create more diversity in competitive gaming program
SAN ANTONIO – Competitive video gaming, otherwise known as esports, is considered one of the fastest-growing sports globally. St. Mary’s University launched its Rattler esports program this year. Head coach of the program, Kaitlin Teniente, said Black and Latino students are often underrepresented because of lack of accessibility. However, the university hopes to bridge the divide by providing scholarships to future students who are people of color. “The idea is that these scholarships would help us, in turn, recruit that kind of student to bring them into the program,” Teniente said.
Mirim Lee wins a stunner in a playoff at the ANA Inspiration
Chiu)RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. – Mirim Lee chipped in three times Sunday, the last one for eagle on the final hole that got her into a three-way playoff at the ANA Inspiration that she won on the first extra hole with a birdie. Her birdie putt missed on the left side. Lee hit 5-wood just over the back of the putting surface, chipped to 5 feet and made the winner. The Canadian took her only lead on the 12th hole when Korda made bogey, and it didn't last long. Henderson's 8-foot birdie putt curled in the left side of the cup on No.
'Mighty mice' stay musclebound in space, boon for astronauts
But the eight genetically engineered mighty mice launched with double the muscle maintained their bulk. Their muscles appeared to be comparable to similar mighty mice that stayed behind at NASA's Kennedy Space Center. In addition, eight normal mice that received mighty mouse treatment in space returned to Earth with dramatically bigger muscles. His next step: possibly sending more mighty mice to the space station for an even longer stay. Three NASA astronauts looked after the space mice, performing body scans and injections: Christina Koch and Jessica Meir, who performed the first all-female spacewalk last fall, and Andrew Morgan.
A terminally ill rescue dog became a police K-9 for a day
(CNN) -- Police in Pasco, Washington, turned a rescue pup with an inoperable tumor into a dashing police K9. His owner, Kristi Kesler, worked with Mikey's Chance Canine Rescue to come up with bucket list for the dog she lovingly calls "Eddie Spaghetti." Police in Pasco, Washington, turned a rescue pup with an inoperable tumor into a dashing police K9. "These people who've really stepped up and said we want to make a difference in this dog's life — it's meant the world to know that people still do care," Kesler told KAPP. Officer Lee told KAPP that she wants Eddie's story to shed light on the fact that dumping animals is not the answer.