Johnson, Reagan prepare for crucial 28-6A showdown; Natalia vs. Poth headlines BGC Road Trip; Shiner rolls to 8-0 start
The penultimate week of the high school football regular season features a colossal showdown between Johnson and Reagan in District 28-6A, while Poth and Natalia prepare for a clash that will decide the District 15-3A Division II title.
VOLLEYBALL HIGHLIGHTS: Poth rolls past Natalia, Smithson Valley battles South San, Burbank sweeps Sam Houston
Week 7 of the high school volleyball season features some impressive performances in district play, as Poth rolls past Natalia in 27-3A, Smithson Valley takes on South San in 27-6A and Burbank sweeps Sam Houston in 27-5A.
Natalia residents asked to ‘boil water’ prior to drinking, cooking
NATALIA, Texas – The City of Natalia has notified all customers to boil water prior to drinking or cooking with it. According to a statement by the city on Wednesday, “public water system officials will notify customers” when it is no longer necessary to boil water. According to the city, water should be boiled for two minutes. Residents in the area should boil water for use when washing their hands, face, brushing teeth and drinking. You can get the very latest forecast anytime by bookmarking our weather page and downloading the KSAT Weather Authority App - available for both Apple and Android devices.
These San Antonio-area school districts are closed Friday due to wintry weather
SAN ANTONIO – Due to the forecasted wintry conditions in San Antonio and surrounding areas, several school districts are announcing closures for Friday. KSAT meteorologists are also forecasting below-freezing temperatures and a likelihood of wintry precipitation, beginning late Sunday and early Monday. Below are the schools that are closed on Friday:Bandera ISD“Bandera ISD has been monitoring weather conditions in the area. School will resume for students on Wednesday, February 17.”Hunt ISDKerrville ISD“Out of an abundance of caution for our students, staff and community, Friday, Feb. 12 will be an inclement weather day for KISD. You can get the very latest forecast anytime by bookmarking our weather page and downloading the KSAT Weather Authority App - available for both Apple and Android devices.
These San Antonio-area schools, colleges announce changes, closures
SAN ANTONIO – Following last week’s icy conditions and power outages, schools are still announcing changes and closures this week. Great Hearts San Antonio Schools - Classes expected to resume on Monday, Feb. 22. Premier High School San Antonio Windcrest - Classes resuming on Monday, Feb. 22. Schertz-Cibolo-Universal City ISD - All SCUC ISD campuses will be open on Monday, Feb. 22 for both In Person and at-home learning. South San ISD - South San ISD campuses and offices will be closed through Friday.
Dodgers' Kenley Jansen reports to camp after having COVID-19
LOS ANGELES Los Angeles Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen was late arriving to summer camp after he tested positive for COVID-19. Jansen said his wife, Gianni, and 7-year-old daughter Natalia tested positive, but that his first test was negative. A day later, he also tested positive. It makes us even more conscious.However, Roberts said, Jansen would not be treated any differently because of having the virus. Jansen said he expects to be ready for the season opener July 23 at home against the San Francisco Giants.
Couple Who Hoped to Adopt Ukranian Orphan 'Shocked' People Think She's an Adult
A couple who hoped to adopt the Ukranian-born orphan Natlia is speaking out in defense of the girl they wanted as a daughter, dismissing surprising claims that she is a violent adult posing as a child. The DePauls ultimately did not proceed with the adoption, but they say they can prove she's a child. They claim Natalia tried to kill them, even saying she tried to push Kristine Barnett into an electric fence. The Barnetts reportedly had Natalia's birth year legally changed from 2003 to 1989 two years after they adopted her. RELATED STORIESHow a Woman Tricked Family Into Adopting Her Baby That Didn't ExistGirl Whose Adoptive Parents Say Is Actually an Adult Has a New FamilyCouple Says Daughter They Adopted Was Actually an Adult Woman
Couple With Same Dwarfism as Ukranian Orphan Natalia Says They 'Never' Thought She Was
A couple who hoped to adopt the Ukranian-born orphan Natlia says they have proof that she's a minor and not actually an adult posing as a child, as her former adoptive parents have alleged. Vincent and Nicole DePaul, have a form of dwarfism similar to Natalias, and say they wanted to adopt the orphan in 2009, before she was taken home to Michael and Kristine Barnett. The DePauls ultimately did not proceed with the adoption, but they say they can prove she's a child. Vincent DePaul told Inside Edition he was shocked when he heard the Barnetts allegations that she was actually an adult. RELATED STORIESHow a Woman Tricked Family Into Adopting Her Baby That Didn't ExistGirl Whose Adoptive Parents Say Is Actually an Adult Has a New FamilyCouple Says Daughter They Adopted Was Actually an Adult Woman
Natalia senior Matthew Manka refuses to be sidelined by injury
NATALIA - Natalia senior Matthew Manka had been playing football the past 10 years, forming a close-knit bond with the teammates he grew up with. In November 2018, the end of Manka's junior year, a chronic back injury arose that would prevent Manka from playing football again. Natalia athletic director and head football coach Ilyan Martinez said Matt's continued attendance in team-related events is one of the most selfless things he's ever seen from a student-athlete. "Doing something for your teammates, doing something for your community or your family, doing something other than for yourself without expecting anything in return and Matt's the epitome of that." The Natalia football team hosts Nixon-Smiley Friday, November 1 at 7:30pm.
Natalia senior Matthew Manka refuses to be sidelined by injury
After receiving a career-ending diagnosis last year, Natalia's Matthew Manka has still been involved with the Mustangs football program throughout his senior year by transitioning from player to... Copyright 2019 by KSAT - All rights reserved.
Big Game Coverage Road Trip: Week One Preview
Time to run around South Texas for the Big Game Coverage Road Trip. Game 1: Schertz John Paul II Guardians at Natalia Mustangs. This marks the fourth straight season the Guardians and Mustangs will open against each other, with Natalia winning the previous three. Game 3: Brackenridge Eagles at Somerset Bulldogs. Last season, Somerset edged Brackenridge 20-19 in Week 1.
Roberto De La O – The Devine News
Roberto De La O of Natalia, Texas, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, January 24, 2017. He was preceded in death by his parents, Gumesindo and Martha De La O; brothers, Joe and Gumesindo, Jr.; and sister, Cecilia. Roberto enjoyed asking for pennies and holding them in his hands, taking pleasure in balloons, carnivals, blowing kisses, and whistling. His favorite songs were “Woolly Bully” and “My Girl.” His favorite words were vamolos, pappy, policia, Joe, papa, and soda. Arrangements by Alta Vista Funeral Chapel, Natalia, Texas.devinenews.com
Guadalupe A. Castro – The Devine News
Guadalupe A. Castro age 91, of Natalia, Texas passed away Sunday, February 5, 2017 in Sealy, Texas. Guadalupe is preceded in death by her parents, Romulo and ReymundaAguinaga; husband, Gerardo Castro Sr.; son-in-law, Michael Ellis; sisters, Emilia Suniga, Candelaria Villanueva, Cesaria Perez, Bonifacia Rodriguez, Julia Aguinaga, Carlota Leal; brothers, CesarioAguinaga, CecilioAguinaga, ConradoAguinaga. Guadalupe is survived by her son, Jerry Castro (Debbie) of Natalia, Texas; daughters, Mary Cano of Sealy, Texas; Frances Lopez (Margarito) of Adkins, Texas; Margie Ellis of Lytle, Texas; Linda Gallegos (Jose) of Devine, Texas; sister, Juana Trevino of Devine, Texas; Eleven Grandchildren; Twenty-one Great-Grandchildren. Mass will be celebrated on Friday, February 10, 2017 at 10:00 am at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church in LaCoste, Texas with Interment to follow at St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery of Devine, Texas. Arrangements are under the direction of Hurley Funeral Home.devinenews.com