VOLLEYBALL HIGHLIGHTS: Steele knocks off East Central in five-set thriller, Randolph sweeps Marion, La Vernia defeats Cuero
Week 9 of the high school volleyball season features a dramatic, five-set thriller, as Steele tops East Central in a crucial District 27-6A matchup, Randolph sweeps Marion to remain undefeated in 26-3A and La Vernia takes on Cuero in 27-4A.
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.
Late ice cramps anglers' appetite, research of crucial fish
A lack of ice in cold weather states this year has made it difficult for scientists to study the rainbow smelt population. Rainbow smelts, which are small fish that are very popular with ice anglers, have been a focus of conservationists for many years. In Maine, a late arriving winter has made it difficult to collect data about the health of the smelt population. Other states where ice fishing is a winter tradition, such as New Hampshire and Michigan, have had similar problems. On Lake Erie, ice fishing charter boat captain Tony Muscioni said thick ice finally arrived about three weeks ago, which was about four weeks later than normal.
WATCH: Lackland Air Force base kicks off tree lighting ceremony, the first of several holiday celebrations
SAN ANTONIO – The holiday season is kicking off in Military City, USA, beginning with a tree lighting ceremony at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland on Wednesday. Each area base location will participate in the annual holiday event. Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph’s takes place on Dec. 3 and Joint Base-Fort Sam Houston’s will take place on Dec. 4. The ceremony will begin at 6 p.m., and a parade will follow the event beginning at 6:15 p.m., according to a statement from base officials. “The holiday season can be difficult, especially when away from loved ones,” base officials said in a statement.
U.C. demolishes homes in air base 'Clear Zone'
Kim Turner, Universal City city manager, explained the city’s work — the first of its kind for the city as well as nationwide. “Regardless of the location of the property, Universal City is the project manager.”The city put the project out for a bid to demolish the houses and re-establish the lots with grass. The 10 parcels are now property of the DOD “and its use is the expanded clear zone for JBSA-Randolph. All of the homes were owner-occupied in 2017 when Bexar County received $5.3 million to purchase as many properties in the Clear Zone as possible. “Hence, the East Lindbergh project has now come back full swing.”The project, she said, removes the dilapidated structures from view.mysanantonio.com
Fallen San Antonio soldier receives somber homecoming
SAN ANTONIO – A San Antonio soldier who was killed earlier this month in Afghanistan was brought home Friday for a final farewell. ‘He will be severely missed,’: Division mourns loss of soldier from San Antonio killed in rollover crashSpc. Vincent Sebastian Ibarria was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, and Fort Drum and New York. (10th Mountain Division Public Affairs)Ibarria was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division at Fort Drum, New York. His awards and decorations include the National Defense Service Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the Afghanistan Campaign Medal with Campaign Star, the Army Achievement Medal and the Army Service Ribbon.
'The Bachelor': Cassie Randolph Speaks Out After Interview About Colton Underwood Breakup
Cassie Randolph is speaking out against critics slamming her for her comments about her breakup with Colton Underwood. The Bachelor alum appeared on Monday's episode of The Bachelor: The Greatest Seasons -- Ever!, where she briefly opened up to Chris Harrison about her split from Underwood. Randolph didn't say much, telling Harrison that she and Underwood were "still going through" their "emotional" split from May. We honestly had a really great relationship the entire time and we got along really well," Randolph reflected. RELATED CONTENT:'The Bachelor': Cassie Randolph on Her Breakup With Colton UnderwoodColton Underwood and Cassie Randolph Get Tattoos Following Their SplitColton Underwood Spotted for First Time Since Cassie Randolph Split
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Roads still flooded, rivers close to cresting as Chicago hits wettest May on record
In the city, part of Lower Wacker Drive, between Randolph and Harrison streets, was expected to be closed through Saturday to allow for pumping floodwaters out of the basement of Willis Tower and for the completion of concrete road work on Lower Wacker, according to a release from the citys Transportation Department. Willis Tower remained closed Tuesday, after electricity at the building was shut down because of the intense flooding since last week that sent the Chicago River to the highest levels in 60 years.chicagotribune.com
JBSA limits gate access, increases health protections after 13 positive cases on bases
SAN ANTONIO – Joint Base San Antonio is ramping up safety precautions after more than a dozen employees tested positive for the novel coronavirus. JBSA said Sunday that gate access will be limited at Lackland, Randolph and Fort Sam Houston. 13 JBSA personnel test positive for coronavirusA total of 13 COVID-19 cases have been confirmed at JBSA after officials said Sunday that two additional personnel tested positive for the virus. The first COVID-19 death in San Antonio was confirmed over the weekend. First COVID-19 death reported in San AntonioThe victim was a woman in her 80s who died at Brooke Army Medical Center.
Climate experts demand world leaders stop 'walking away from the science'
Demonstrators shut down the corner of Randolph and Clark streets as part of a protest demanding government action on climate change in Chicago on October 7, 2019. DAVOS, Switzerland Scientists and climate activists from around the world have called on policymakers and business leaders to urgently take action in line with the scientific consensus on the climate emergency. Speaking at the launch of the 'Unite Behind The Science' campaign at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, climate change experts warned Monday that political inaction would not be acceptable. The four-day January get-together of world leaders, CEOs and investors is set to begin Tuesday, with this year's theme scheduled to focus on the intensifying climate crisis. "If you decide to invest in and continue to produce fossil fuels, you are walking away from science," Whiteman said.cnbc.com
Cassie Randolph Defends Colton Underwood After He's Called a Bad Kisser on 'BiP'
Cassie Randolph is sticking up for her man! Following Monday night's episode of Bachelor in Paradise, Randolph took to Twitter to share a gif of herself kissing her boyfriend, Colton Underwood. "Kiss me dammit you good kisser you," she wrote alongside the sweet clip. kiss me dammit you good kisser you pic.twitter.com/MAq74XxH33 Cassie Randolph (@CassieRandolph) August 27, 2019The timely tweet came after some current BiP cast members implied that Underwood wasn't the best kisser when he was the Bachelor. When Tayshia Adams walked up and joined the group someone asked her, "Was Colton a good kisser?"