UTRGV baseball picks up pair of wins against Youngstown State
The UTRGV baseball team beat Youngstown State 8-4 (seven innings) and 11-8 in a doubleheader Saturday at UTRGV Baseball Stadium in Edinburg. The Vaqueros (8-3, 0-0) will look to clinch a series sweep of the Penguins (2-8, 0-0) at noon Sunday at UTRGV Baseball Stadium. In Game 1, the Vaqueros scored seven runs during the sixth to come from behind and beat the Penguins 8-4 in seven innings. Sophomore PSJA High alum Jacob Sanchez hit a three-run home run to give the Vaqueros a 5-4 lead during the sixth. That made a winner of junior Colten Davis (2-0), who struck out six in a career-high seven innings, allowing four hits without a walk.myrgv.com
Meet the ‘Golden Girl’ of Moody Gardens
Meet Fox, a chinstrap penguin at Moody Gardens in Galveston. This makes her the facility’s oldest chinstrap penguin and the second oldest in North America. Meet our Texas Golden Girls starring “Fox” the Chinstrap penguin. Like Rose and Betty White, she is spunky, loves walking, visiting with her other 37 and 34-year-old Golden Girl gal pals and brings joy to all,” Moody Gardens said in a Facebook announcement. You can visit Fox at the Moody Gardens or through the live penguin webcam.
Love Is Love: Zoo Celebrates Gay Penguins During Pride Weekend
It isnt just humans getting in on the action this Pride weekend: Penguins inside a British zoo are being celebrated for their love as well. The ZSL London Zoo displayed a banner inside the habitat of the Humboldt Penguin colony, which features several gay penguins, that read: Some Penguins Are Gay, Get Over It.Next weeks #ZSLZooNights will be getting a #Pride makeover and our #penguins are joining in on the celebrations! The colony features the zoos famous same-sex penguin couple Reggie and Ronnie as well as other gay penguins. Reggie and Ronnie came out as a couple in 2014 and have been together ever since. The habitat features 93 other penguins including two other same-sex couples Martin and Dev, and Nadja and Zimmer.
Sidney Crosby among NHL stars infected with mumps
Sidney Crosby among NHL stars infected with mumps It's still unclear how the NHL mumps outbreak began, but the Penguins star is the latest player in the league to fight the virus. Vladimir Duthiers reports on why the disease may be spreading.cbsnews.com