New Braunfels edges Johnson in epic shootout; East Central wins defensive battle against Reagan; Brandeis, Canyon volleyball heading to UIL State
New Braunfels and East Central made history as part of an incredible first week of playoff action in KSAT 12's Big Game Coverage of the high school football season.
Decades before Steve Bannon was charged with contempt of Congress, Rita Lavelle was tried
It’s rare for the Justice Department to bring contempt charges against government officials refusing to comply with subpoenas, but it happened in the case of Rita Lavelle, a former federal environmental official under President Ronald Reagan.washingtonpost.com
No. 3 Johnson rallies to defeat Reagan in overtime, claim 28-6A title; O’Connor stuns No. 7 Taft; Champion tops Floresville in seesaw battle
Johnson's remarkable rally over Reagan to claim the District 28-6A title and O'Connor's stunning upset of Taft on Saturday night are just two of the best games from Week 10 of KSAT's Big Game Coverage.
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: Smithson Valley sweeps Clemens to stay undefeated, Brandeis knocks off Reagan, YWLA battles Fox Tech
Week 10 of the high school volleyball season featured another impressive Smithson Valley outing, as the Rangers swept Clemens to remain undefeated in District 27-6A, while Brandeis knocked off Reagan in a 28-6A rematch and YWLA battled Fox Tech in 29-4A.
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.
Somerset stuns Southside in Battle of 1604; Steele’s defense shuts down Reagan; Holmes, McCollum, Kennedy still undefeated
The Somerset Bulldogs are just one of several area teams piecing together impressive starts to the 2021 high school football season, alongside the likes of Steele, Holmes and Kennedy.
Brennan wins early-season showdown against Reagan; Alamo Heights earns dramatic victory over Boerne; Robert Bruce, Koy Detmer get first wins as head coaches
Brennan beats Reagan, Alamo Heights stuns Boerne and a pair of new head coach earn their first wins as we recap Week 1 of the 2021 high school football season.
Annual Peanut Butter Bowl expands to 10 games, 20 high school football teams in 2021
The annual Peanut Butter Bowl, held in every high school football season since 2016 as a food drive to collect peanut butter and combat chronic hunger, has expanded to 10 games and 20 different teams this season including a pair of Austin schools.
VOLLEYBALL HIGHLIGHTS: Reagan sweeps O’Connor; Harlan, Lanier earn comeback victories
The first Tuesday night of the high school volleyball season featured some thrilling non-district matchups, as Reagan swept O'Connor, Clark knocked off Alamo Heights, Harlan came from behind to defeat Johnson, Lanier held off St. Mary's Hall and Jefferson battled John Jay.
Reagan junior Samantha Wagner discusses reopening college recruitment
After Kim Mulkey announced she was leaving the Baylor program to head to LSU, Reagan junior Samantha Wagner made the difficult decision to reopen her college recruitment. The Rattler star had been committed to play for the Bears since she was in 8th grade as a result of her friendship with Mulkey, and has not yet determined where she'll play in the future.
HIGHLIGHTS: O’Connor softball roars past Judson in game 1, Reagan and Navarro baseball keep seasons alive
In the fourth round of the UIL Class 6A softball playoffs, O'Connor scored 6-runs in the bottom of the 6th inning to defeat Judson in game 1, while the Reagan and Navarro baseball teams keep their seasons alive with game two victories over Smithson Valley and Canyon Lake respectively.
UIL State Track & Field Championships Recap: Class 6A, 1A Saturday
Reagan senior Jasmine Montgomery stuns with two individual event wins, and Knippa senior Christian Rattler stuck gold in the 400 meter run, as Class 1A and 6A athletes from the greater San Antonio area competed on Saturday night in the final session of this year’s UIL State Track & Field Championships.
HIGHLIGHTS: Judson girls knock off Reagan in overtime, win fifth straight regional title
SAN ANTONIO – In a showdown between two of the best teams in the San Antonio area, Kierra Sanderlin scored a game-high 30 points to lift Judson past Reagan 58-52 in overtime, helping the Rockets claim their fifth straight regional title.
HIGHLIGHTS: Reagan girls knock off Stevens, advance to Class 6A Regional Final
SAN ANTONIO – In the fourth round of the girls high school basketball playoffs, Reagan gets 20-point performances from Christeen Iwuala and Samantha Wagner en route to a 65-52 victory over Stevens, punching their tickets to the Class 6A Regional Final.
HIGHLIGHTS: Brandeis boys win Regional title, Clemens’ Sloan earns Swimmer of the Meet
SAN ANTONIO – On a night with numerous pool records and multiple double-event winners, the Brandeis boys swim team wins their first Region VII-6A Championship as area swimmers dove into Bill Walker Pool looking to punch their tickets to this year’s UIL State meet. FULL RESULTSEvents Champion Time 200 yard Medley Relay Reagan 1:34.27 200 yard Freestyle Luke Peterson (Churchill) 1:41.81 200 yard Individual Medley Kevin Cai (Reagan) 1:54.29 50 yard Freestyle Tate Sloan (Clemens) 20.86 1 meter Diving Marcel Mateos Salles (Reagan) 537.40 pts 100 yard Butterfly Jackson Stallworth (Clark) 49.80 100 yard Freestyle Tate Sloan (Clemens) 46.24 500 yard Freestyle Luke Peterson (Churchill) 4:34.60 200 yard Freestyle Relay Clark 1:25.16 100 yard Backstroke Evan Croley (Clark) 49.66 100 yard Breaststroke Kevin Cai (Reagan) 57.35 400 yard Freestyle Relay Clark 3:07.97MORE SWIMMING HIGHLIGHTS
Kamala Harris says nation will ‘find a moment’ to celebrate inauguration amid pandemic grief
Vice President-elect Kamala Harris said Saturday there was a “duality” in celebrating her historic inauguration Wednesday in a nation grieving nearly 400,000 COVID-19 fatalities and struggling with the deadly siege on its Capitol this month. Newsletter The Kamala Harris factor Get our Essential Politics newsletter for insights into a California-born and history-making vice presidency. “I believe that there is great joy among people who recognize the historic nature of this election,” Harris said in a 12-minute phone interview, her first with The Times since her Nov. 3 electoral victory. The Trump administration has fought bitterly with the state’s Democratic leadership over science, including climate change and fire prevention policy. “And each day after, we are learning more and more about the deep and very dark layers of what went into that day.”AdvertisementHouse Democrats impeached President Trump for inciting the mob last week.latimes.com
Think the 25th Amendment is a solution to the next two weeks? Think again
Anxious about what President Trump might do in the remaining 13 days of his tenure? Wondering if the 25th Amendment might provide a solution? The amendment was adopted in the 1960s, spurred on by President Eisenhower’s heart attacks and President Kennedy’s assassination. So that would mean a maximum of seven days so far, assuming a disputed attempt to invoke the 25th. “The 25th Amendment is an important and valuable addition to the Constitution,” Gilbert wrote, but psychiatric diagnoses are complicated and hard to apply.latimes.com
Schauffele recovers from COVID-19, optimistic about new year
Schauffele is among 16 players in the Tournament of Champions who didn't win last year. His girlfriend came down with COVID-19 in the middle of December, and a few days later, Schauffele tested positive and eventually had minor symptoms. Schauffele is among 16 players at Kapalua who failed to win an official event, though he did have the lowest 72-hole score at the Tour Championship. The winners-only field is including players who reached the Tour Championship because golf was shut down for three months due to the pandemic. Schauffele already has played four times in the new season, which began in September, and that includes two majors.
Jennifer Keiper, an award-winning journalist with more than 25 years of experience, is a CBS News Radio as Midwest anchor and correspondent. Previously, Keiper was known for her work as an anchor and reporter at WBBM-AM in Chicago, where she was also the co-anchor of the "Noon Business Hour." She brings a wealth of reporting experience to CBS News Radio. Jennifer was the first Midwest Correspondent for Fox News Radio, where she covered the presidential campaign trail, Capitol Hill hearings, EF-5 tornadoes and the near collapse of the U.S. auto industry. Jennifer spent her early years in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, attended high school and college in the Chicago area and received her master's degree from Columbia College Chicago.cbsnews.com
History holds Biden may be the right man for the moment
America’s heart may be elsewhere — much of the right ventricle with President Trump, the left ventricle with Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont — but based on history, maybe President-elect Joe Biden is the leader for the moment. Great Britain wanted — maybe it needed — steady Prime Minister Clement Attlee after fiery Winston Churchill. The United States needed— though maybe didn’t precisely want — comforting President Ford after the contentious Richard Nixon. AdvertisementIndeed, there actually could be real value in having a figure like Biden as president at this moment in history. AdvertisementIn fact, history suggests experience is often the attribute from which America benefits most during times of acute stress.latimes.com
HIGHLIGHTS: Reagan, Brandeis advance, set up District 28-6A Regional Final
SAN ANTONIO – Reagan stuns previously undefeated O’Connor in the Class 6A Regional Semifinals, while Brandeis sweeps Harlan to set up a District 28-6A showdown between the Rattlers and Broncos with a trip to the UIL State Tournament on the line this Saturday. MORE VOLLEYBALL COVERAGE
President-elect Joe Biden: Life in photos
AdvertisementAdvertisementSen. Joe Biden in 1991 in his Washington office. (Lana Harris / Associated Press)Sen. Joe Biden, with a teenage Hunter, leaves the hospital in March 1988 after one of several procedures following a February aneurysm. (Susan Walsh / Associated Press)Jill Biden holds the Bible as Vice President Joe Biden takes the oath of office in 2013. (Julio Cortez / Associated Press)President-elect Joe Biden and Jill Biden watch fireworks after speaking Nov. 7 in Wilmington, Del. (Paul Sancya / Associated Press)Vice President Joe Biden and Jill Biden appear at the 2016 Democratic National Convention.latimes.com
Pompeo urges U.S. state governors to be cautious in business with China
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urged governors of U.S. states and territories on Saturday to adopt a cautious mindset when engaging in business with China, saying Beijing was seeking to use U.S. openness to undermine the United States. In a speech to the National Governors Association in Washington Pompeo said China was pursuing a policy of exploiting U.S. freedoms to gain advantage over us at the federal level, the state level and the local level.When it comes to doing business, Im asking you to adopt a cautious mindset. Pompeo, in his latest warning of what he sees as Beijings intentions, emphasized that competition with China was not just a federal issue. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during a joint press conference with Uzbekistan Foreign Minister Kamilov Abdulaziz Khafizovich in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, February 3, 2020. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/PoolHe also referred to Chinese efforts to recruit scientists and professors at universities around the country to obtain technological know-how.feeds.reuters.com
San Antonio Couple Finds Niche on Amazons Self-Publishing Platform
Their book has been a consistent best-seller since hitting the market via Amazons self-publishing platform three years ago. Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) is an online platform that allows independent authors and publishers to make their books available in Amazons Kindle Store. Authors upload a formatted copy of their book and its cover design according to Amazons specifications and terms of service. Whenever a buyer selects the book, Amazon prints the book and ships it out to the buyer. In todays day and age, when it comes to e-commerce or Amazon, theres always going to be someone whos selling more, Reagan said.therivardreport.com
Week 9 KSAT Elite 12 BGC Supercut Part 1: Plays from Clemens, Steele, Brandeis
SAN ANTONIO - Check out some highlights from Week 9 of the high school football season featuring some of our 2019-20 KSAT Elite 12 recruits. This week we have plays from:Clemens' Jackson MaciasSteele's Wyatt Begeal and Daryn McKnightJohnson's Ty Reasoner and Justin RodriguezBrandeis' Jordan BattlesWagner's Isaiah Williams and Joerell ButlerReagan's Zane RabaSouthside's Aaron MartinezHarlan's Kannon Williams and Jacory LoganBoerne Champion's Bowen FjordHere's the full list of senior players who made this year's KSAT Elite 12. Go here for the latest high school football coverage with our Big Game Coverage section. Copyright 2019 by KSAT - All rights reserved.
Anger grows as utility struggles to get its blackouts right
PG&E's widespread power outages have come in waves in October, sparking reprimands from state officials and growing anger as the blackouts stretch on for days in Northern California. But its equipment still may have ignited a massive blaze in Sonoma County wine country that has destroyed 94 homes. Local officials said information from PG&E has been slow and sometimes wrong or outdated, making it hard for them keep people informed. PG&E said the second wind blast this week wouldn't force blackouts in its most populous areas, but they did, she said. Power has come back to most of the county, she said, but thousands are still in the dark.chicagotribune.com
Fires spare Reagan library but menace homes near Los Angeles
The library, which holds the presidential archives and includes grounds with the graves of Reagan and his wife, Nancy, was well-equipped when flames surrounded it. It relies on a combination of high-tech defenses such as fireproof doors, sprinklers and an underground vault, as well as a decidedly no-tech measure hundreds of goats brought in every year to graze on brush and create a firebreak.chicagotribune.com
Column: Trump has foreign policy principles: Syria shows how they work. Dont say you werent warned
But when Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan decided to move into northeastern Syria, Trump ordered U.S. troops out of the way. And it gives a clear glimpse of his foreign policy to come. AdvertisementTrumps starting point and defining emotion on foreign policy is anger not at Americas enemies, but at its friends, Wright wrote. That shows you the power of strength.And in a 2000 book on foreign policy, Trump bluntly proposed U.S. withdrawal from NATO, an idea he has frequently returned to. They have a choice to make: Speak up for their convictions, or watch U.S. foreign policy erode.latimes.com
WATCH: Week 5 KSAT BGC Elite 12 Supercut (Part 1): Plays from Brandeis, Reagan, more
Check out some highlights from Week 5 of the high school football season featuring some of our 2019-20 KSAT Elite 12 recruits. This week we have plays from:Brandeis' Jordan Battles, Jalen Rainey, Corion Holmes and J. Nova Rangel. Reagan QB Travis StheleO'Connor's David DoddBurbank's Jose Flores and Matthew SalazarHere's the full list of senior players who made this year's KSAT Elite 12. Go here for the latest high school football coverage with our Big Game Coverage section. Copyright 2019 by KSAT - All rights reserved.
WATCH: Week 4 KSAT Elite 12 BGC SUPERCUT (Part 1)
Check out some highlights from Week 1 of the high school football season featuring some of our 2019 KSAT Elite 12 recruits. This week we have plays from:Steele's Wyatt Begeal, Daryn McKnight and De'Quavion ThomasHarlan WR Jacory LoganBrennan OL Branon JacksonSmithson Valley's Luke Gombert and Greg EgglestonReagan QB Travis StheleWarren QB Anthony CisnerosHere's the full list of senior players who made this year's KSAT Elite 12. Go here for the latest high school football coverage with our Big Game Coverage section. Copyright 2019 by KSAT - All rights reserved.
28 children battling cancer, some terminal, get Christmas in July celebration
SAN ANTONIO - Children battling cancer get lots of attention over the winter holidays, but a local nonprofit realized there isn't much for them during the summer, so organizers are stepping up to give 28 San Antonio children a Christmas in July. While she powers through, people across San Antonio want to help Reagan keep a smile on her face. Santa Claus is coming with a bunch of his friends," said Gloria Rodriguez, president of the nonprofit Ma Hila's Heart Project. Rodriguez said the Ma Hila's Heart Project charity has put on a massive Christmas in July celebration for the past five years. Ma Hila's Heart Project has home visits with the families and collects each child's Christmas wish list.
CBSN Originals | America: Redefining Hope
CBSN Originals | America: Redefining Hope In 2016, this manufacturing town voted Republican for the first time since the Reagan administration. CBSN Originals returns to Erie, PA, to see whether the change in Washington is the change locals voted for.cbsnews.com
Would-be Reagan assassin seeks leave from mental institution
John Hinckley Jr., the man who tried to assassinate President Reagan in 1981, went to court to convince a judge to let him spend more time at home. The 59-year-old currently splits his time between St. Elizabeth's Mental Hospital in Washington D.C., and his 89-year-old mother's home in Williamsburg, Virginia. Major Garrett reports.cbsnews.com