Kings of the court: men’s tennis continues win streak
Winning streaks are becoming a trend in the Tiger athletic department, and the Trinity men’s tennis team took to the courts on Saturday, Feb. 19, looking to extend one of their own. Coming off a couple of 9-0 victories against East Texas Baptist University and the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor on Saturday, Feb. 12, the...trinitonian.com
Identical Triplets Who Just Graduated From UCSD Ready to Embark on New, Separate Journey
Identical triplets Tiara, Taylor and Tiger Nguyen, 22, have graduated together with similar degrees from UC San Diego on Sunday. The details: The Nguyen sisters from Fremont, Calif., have done everything together, from applying to UCSD, getting into the university and declaring similar majors, according to ABC10 News. Tiara received a degree in computer science, while Taylor got a cognitive science degree with a specialization in machine learning and Tiger with a computer engineering degree.news.yahoo.com
Softball deals with on-and-off schedule
As of Sunday, April 11, the Tiger softball team has a record of 10-9. Last weekend, they came away with three wins against Austin College before losing to Schreiner University on Wednesday and taking two of three from Centenary College this weekeend. Due to COVID-19 and the snowstorm, the team has faced several cancellations and...trinitonian.com
Elsa, the tiger rescued in Bexar County, now at home in Northeast Texas sanctuary
She has settled in, she’s comfortable, she’s playing, she’s exploring.”The six-month-old cub, weighing 79 pounds, also is now on a proper diet with more of the nutrients she needs. Almrud said she’s just grateful that Elsa was rescued just as frigid weather was bearing down. Although it’s illegal to have a tiger in Bexar County, the people who had Elsa only face a misdemeanor. In Texas, SB 641 will be re-introduced this year that was stalled in committee during the last legislative session. She said it would prohibit the private possession of dangerous wild animals that is still legal in much of Texas.
Tiger Woods is 'awake, responsive and recovering' after car crash and emergency surgery
A luxury SUV driven by Tiger Woods crashed and rolled over Tuesday morning in Southern California, leaving the golf superstar with serious injuries. Woods is "awake, responsive, and recovering in his hospital room" after undergoing emergency surgery, according to a statement posted on his Twitter account. L.A. County Sheriff's officers investigate an accident involving famous golfer Tiger Woods along Hawthorne Blvd. PGA Commissioner Jay Monahan said in a statement, "We have been made aware of Tiger Woods' car accident today. On the heels of that mysterious crash, Woods was reported to have had numerous extramarital affairs.cnbc.com
Sheriff's deputies rescue caged tiger amid freezing conditions in Bexar County
Bexar County Sheriff's OfficeBexar County Sheriff’s deputies and a local wildlife shelter rescued a tiger Saturday that was being held in a makeshift cage in Southwest Bexar County. Deputies found the tiger outside a home in the 18200 block of Primo Street around 5:41 p.m. after a neighbor reported that they were hearing what sounded like a crying tiger, Sheriff Javier Salazar said.mysanantonio.com
ACS warns against having tigers in the city after one was found in someone’s backyard
We don’t have a credible location for the tiger just yet,” said Shannon Sims, interim director for ACS. “I was searching, and then my little cousin was like, ‘I think that is a tiger over there,’” Cruz said. However, in the city of San Antonio, they are forbidden.”Sims said there is a reason why these kinds of animals are forbidden in the city. Rob Coke, director of veterinary care with the San Antonio Zoo, agrees, saying tigers are unpredictable. “There are many cases out there where people have tigers because they are so cute at first,” Coke said.
Investigation underway by ACS after tiger cub spotted on Southwest Side
SAN ANTONIO – An investigation is still underway by Animal Care Services after receiving reports of a loose tiger cub on the Southwest Side. Authorities were notified of the incident around 3:55 p.m., Friday, when a homeowner in the 8600 block of Elk Runner claimed she saw the tiger cub walking around in her backyard. Officers went to her home and by then, the tiger cub had left the scene. Soon after, authorities were able to contact another homeowner, who claimed he had the tiger cub at his residence, officials said. The man told police the tiger cub was from another address in the area and that it was at his home for a few hours so he could show his family.
5 takeaways after watching ‘Tiger’ on HBO
By now, Tiger Woods is a household name. It didn’t show the bright-eyed, wide-grinning Tiger we’d all come to know and love. Tiger Woods, 15 years old at the time, poses with his father, Earl Woods, while celebrating Tiger's victory at the 1991 USGA Junior Amateur Championships on at the Bay Hill Club in Orlando, Florida. Finally, Earl Woods didn’t just want Tiger to be a golf prodigy. “It’s always been, ‘Rachel Uchitel, Tiger Woods’ mistress,’” she said.
Tour recognizes racial injustice with moment of silence
Players at the 8:46 a.m. tee time paused to pay their respects to the memory of George Floyd for a moment of silence, prayer and reflection. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)FORT WORTH, Texas Colonial already was quiet with no spectators around for the return of the PGA Tour on Thursday. As the PGA Tour commits to amplifying voices and efforts to end systemic issues of racial and social injustices, we have reserved the 8:46 tee time to pause for a moment of silence, prayer and reflection, Monahan said. Harold Varner III, one of four PGA Tour players of black heritage, was the strongest voice. He also pointed to Woods, not only as prolific a winner the PGA Tour has ever seen, but a player with a multiracial heritage.
WHO officials are investigating human transmission of the coronavirus to pets
World Health Organization officials said they're investigating several cases where pets, and even a tiger, appear to have been infected with the coronavirus by their human caretakers. "There are several groups that are conducting investigations in animals to really understand how pets are infected." One study conducted on cats in Wuhan found that the pets could be infected with the coronavirus, Kerkhove said. She added that world officials don't believe the animals are playing a role in transmission to humans, although humans can infect animals. In late February, a Hong Kong dog became the first reported animal that tested positive for the coronavirus.cnbc.com
'Carole Baskin approves': Tiger among exotic animals seized during Rio Grande Valley raid
'Carole Baskin approves': Tiger among exotic animals seized during Rio Grande Valley raidA number of exotic animals were discovered while authorities secured a 5-acre, single-home residence in Mercedes, Texas. A number of exotic animals were discovered while authorities secured a 5-acre, single-home residence in Mercedes, Texas. Photo: Border Patrol Photo: Border Patrol Image 1 of / 13 Caption Close 'Carole Baskin approves': Tiger among exotic animals seized during Rio Grande Valley raid 1 / 13 Back to GalleryA raid in the Rio Grande Valley turned up everything bar Joe Exotic. While it's not common to find exotic animals during an operation, Parks said, it does happen. Click through the gallery above to see the exotic animals removed from the property.mysanantonio.com
No. 12 Tigers clinch top seed in SCAC Tournament
12 Tigers returned home and defeated Schreiner 8462 to wrap up the regular season on Saturday, Feb. 22. According to Simmons, winning the season title is a great transition into the postseason. It feels pretty good [to win the regular season title]. Winning the regular season title places the team in the top seed for the SCAC Tournament. According to Hill, the goal going into the tournament is to replicate the teams performance and growth throughout the season.trinitonian.com
Tracker: Follow Tiger Woods' Thursday round at the Farmers Insurance Open
Were nearly a month into the new year, but without Tiger Woods teeing it up in the first three events of 2020, it hardly seems official. That changes this week as Woods makes his 2020 debut at the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines. Its clear to see why Woods chose Torrey Pines to kick off what could be a momentous year. He has won the Farmers Insurance Open seven times here, as well as the 2008 U.S. Open (which he famously won on a broken leg). TIGER ON THE DAY: Even thru 5Hole 13 Par 4Smooth swing and Tiger finds another fairway.rssfeeds.usatoday.com
Tiger Global and Sequoia are poised to cash in on 2020 IPO class, CB Insights says
According to a report on Wednesday from research firm CB Insights , Tiger and Sequoia have the most investments in companies that could go public next year. As 2019 winds down and investors look to the 2020 IPO pipeline, the investment firms with the highest number of potential winners are New York-based Tiger Global and Silicon Valley's Sequoia Capital. Tiger and Sequoia are both investors in Airbnb, though Sequoia got in much earlier and is thus poised to see a bigger profit. Other late-stage investors in the top 20 include ICONIQ Capital and Coatue Management as well as Goldman Sachs, which have emerged as some of the most aggressive financiers in the space. While consumer businesses face challenges, enterprise software companies like Zoom, DataDog and CrowdStrike have been big hits with investors.cnbc.com
LeeRoy, from real Bengal tiger to tiger suit
LeeRoy appeared at football games inside of a display cage, where after touchdowns, he was escorted around the track by the Bengal Lancers Fraternity. Trinity was using its third mascot, LeeRoy III, in 1973 when the Endangered Species Act was passed. The activity at football games was often overstimulating for the tiger, and zookeepers were scared that the tiger would hurt someone. Not only the big tiger, but the fact that we have that Mascot tiger, Brackenridge said. According to Brackenridge, the tiger mascot has united the Trinity community and helped to soften Trinitys image.trinitonian.com