11 stunning photos from the front lines of Marshall firestorm
The stunning nature of the Marshall wildland fire that ripped through dense neighborhoods north of Denver, destroying hundreds of homes, is apparent in the images from the front lines.The big picture: The Boulder, Colorado-area wildfires — the most destructive in state history — were likely made worse by the effects of climate change, including extremely dry conditions and long stretches of record warm weather in recent months, Axios' Ben Geman and Andrew Freedman write.Get market news worthy ofnews.yahoo.com
Steele hosts Smithson Valley in battle for 27-6A title; No. 1 Brennan takes on Marshall in 29-6A championship; Carrizo Springs faces Hondo with undefeated season on the line
Week 11 of KSAT 12's Big Game Coverage features a pair of high-profile matchups, as Brennan battles Marshall and Smithson Valley takes on Steele.
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!
Defense lifts Reagan past Madison in 28-6A; Highlands QB Gutierrez throws 6 TDs in win over Burbank; Jourdanton hands Marion first loss
Week 6 of the high school football season featured a defensive battle between Reagan and Madison, an offensive shootout between Highlands and Burbank, and upsets like Edison defeating Lanier.
VOLLEYBALL HIGHLIGHTS: Stevens, McCollum and Harlandale earn victories in tournament play
At the end of the first full week of the 2021 high school volleyball season, McCollum hosted an eight-team tournament where the Cowboys, Stevens Falcons and Harlandale Indians all earned dramatic three-set victories over Holmes, Marshall and East Central respectively.
Chinati Foundation completes archives project – The Big Bend Sentinel
MARFA – After two years of meticulous processing, organizing and documenting, Chinati Foundation’s archive project was completed this spring, creating a digital database that will help the foundation chart its path forward and aid researchers in continuing the study of everything from Donald Judd’s life and work to the history of Fort D.A. Russell.bigbendsentinel.com
This Wall Street veteran is working to bring diversity to corporate America
Dee C. Marshall is working to bring diversity to corporate America. When Dee C. Marshall worked on Wall Street, she was often the only Black woman in the room. "Before May 25, diversity was dying," said Marshall, who is CEO of Diverse & Engaged, a Newark, New Jersey-based diversity research program that works with Fortune 100 companies. She's now retained by companies to do their diversity training and leadership development. That includes one Black woman, Rosalind Brewer, who will take the helm of Walgreens Boots Alliance in March.cnbc.com
1 dead in shooting at Methodist church in Texas
Jan. 46:21 a.m. | The suspect has been identified as 21-year-old Mytrez Deunte Woolen of Marshall, Texas. He is accused of shooting Pastor Mark Allen McWilliams, 62, with McWilliams' gun. Jan. 37:00 p.m. | The male suspect stole the pastor's vehicle and fled east before being arrested by deputies in nearby Harrison County, Smith said. 12:30 p.m. | A Sunday shooting in Starrville, Texas has left one dead and injured others, according to Larry Christian with the Smith County Sheriff’s Office. No further details on the shooting have been released by Smith County law enforcement.mysanantonio.com
Marshall remembers lives lost in worst US sports disaster
FILE - In this Nov. 15, 1970, file photo, a fireman looks over the wreckage of a plane in Kenova near Huntington, W.Va. Marshall will mark the 50th anniversary of the plane crash that killed all 75 aboard on Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020, on the campus in Huntington. (AP Photo/Henry Griffin, File)
Harris sacked four times, UTSA falls to Florida Atlantic 24-3
BOCA RATON, Fla. – Nick Tronti threw for a touchdown, ran for another and Florida Atlantic beat UTSA 24-3 on Saturday. A total of 43 players who began fall camp did not travel to Marshall, including 28 related to COVID-19. Tronti connected with Aaron Young for 27 yards and a touchdown following a Vladimir Rivas field goal for a 10-0 first-quarter lead. After Hunter Duplessis got UTSA’s only points with a 49-yard field goal, Tronti completed a nine-play, 80-yard drive with a 2-yard run to lead 17-3 at halftime. James Charles added a 2-yard touchdown run late after UTSA turned the ball over on downs at its 19-yard line.
Trent Ashby and Chris Paddie become first two Republicans to file for Texas House speaker
State Rep. Trent Ashby, R-Lufkin, and state Rep. Chris Paddie, R-Marshall. Credit: Illustration by Miguel Gutierrez Jr./The Texas TribuneTwo Republicans declared their candidacies for speaker of the Texas House on Thursday, becoming the first from their party to enter the race. State Reps. Trent Ashby of Lufkin and Chris Paddie of Marshall join two Democrats in seeking the gavel: Senfronia Thompson of Houston and Trey Martinez Fischer of San Antonio. Candidates are vying to replace Republican House Speaker Dennis Bonnen, who will retire after serving one term thanks to a political scandal last year. Thompson, the longest-serving woman and Black person in the history of the Texas Legislature, filed Friday to run for the gavel.
Two Conference USA games postponed because of COVID-19
Two Conference USA games scheduled for the weekend, including No. 19 Marshall at Florida International, have been postponed because of COVID-19 issues. For Marshall (5-0), this is the third time this season it has had a game postponed because of an opponent's struggles with COVID-19. The Thundering Herd did not play a nonconference game against East Carolina and a conference game against Rice in September. A total of seven Conference USA league games have been postponed.
The Latest: Positive test halts Cal basketball workouts
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___California’s men’s basketball team is pausing workouts after an unidentified player tested positive for COVID-19. ___The NFL and its players' union say eight players and 11 other personnel tested positive in the latest round of screening for COVID-19. Coach Dan Mullen, at least two assistants and more than two dozen players tested positive following a road trip to Texas A&M earlier this month. FIU has seen more than 30 players miss time this season because of positive coronavirus tests or a need to quarantine after potential exposure. Last Sunday’s game between Lens and Nantes was postponed after 11 Lens players and two staff members tested positive for COVID-19.
The Latest: UMass-Marshall football game set for Nov. 7
22 Marshall has scheduled a Nov. 7 home football game against Massachusetts, athletic director Mike Hamrick said Monday. ___The Carolina Panthers have closed their facility for the next two days after receiving an “unconfirmed” positive coronavirus test Monday. ___Toledo basketball coach Tod Kowalczyk has tested positive for the coronavirus, the school’s athletic department said Monday. Kowalczyk tested positive on Sunday and will self-isolate for 10 days, he said in a statement. Four players and three staff tested positive last week, and Wasps hasn't trained since last Wednesday for its first appearance in the final since 2017.
The $400 billion space industry is bracing for coronavirus, as two NASA employees test positive
Two NASA employees test positive so farThe agency's Marshall center in Huntsville, Alabama reported on Friday that a NASA employee tested posted for coronavirus. Ames had an employee test positive for coronavirus a week ago, although NASA said at the time it believed "exposure at the center has been limited." NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. NASAAdditionally, the privately-run visitor complex at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida said it will be closed Mar. SpaceX employees in the company's headquarters in Hawthorne, California are continuing to work in the meantime.cnbc.com
The Dallas Mavericks asked her to turn around a toxic culture
More than a year after being tapped as CEO of the embattled Dallas Mavericks, Cynthia Marshall says she has turned around the organization's culture and has greatly diversified its top ranks. Marshall was hired by owner Mark Cuban last year to transform the Mavericks after Sports Illustrated exposed a "corrosive workplace culture" at the organization. When Marshall was named CEO, none of the employees on the executive leadership team were women or people of color. She increased the diversity within the leadership team by promoting from within and recruiting from outside of the organization. Today, 50% of the executive leadership team are women and 47% are people of color.