Odem assistant baseball coach Scott Olivo gives out instructions Monday during Odem Baseball Camp.
A few area soccer players got the opportunity to play a few friendly soccer games in France and attend a couple of World Cup Soccer games while there. Pictured from left are Gregory-Portland’s Ava Barter, Sophia Jimenez, Bella Barta, Rayven Folse, Makayla Nolen and Kingsville’s Iliana Chavez.
TAFT – The Friends of the Taft City Parks, based here, will offer a First Down Summer Camp for children ages 5-10 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, July 21, at the Taft Public Recreation Complex/Taft Water Park.
The Mathis Jr. Golf program is under way and with over 50 young linksters participating. On Thursday, the youths will start hitting the links in Alice at the municipal golf course and on Friday, June 21, the Mathis Junior Golf Association will host its 14th Annual Jr. Golf Tournament in Alice.
LAS VEGAS – Gregory-Portland High School junior and 2024 Olympic hopeful Christian “The Beast” Konoval won the 2019 USA Judo Senior National Championship while competing in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Saturday, June 1.
Taft – After her cousin’s (Martin Yglesias ‘The Raspa King’) passing in May, Alyssa Yglesias began to reminisce about her childhood in Taft.
ARANSAS PASS – For 27 years, the annual Chemo Kids Fish Off has allowed cancer patients from Driscoll Children’s Hospital to take their minds off chemotherapy and enjoy a morning of fishing.
CORPUS CHRISTI – Naval Air Station Kingsville hosted a commemoration ceremony of the Battle of Midway along with the 75th anniversary of D-Day aboard the USS Lexington Museum on the Bay Tuesday morning.
CORPUS CHRISTI – According to Farmers for Free Trade, Texas exported $26 million in fresh tomatoes to Canada in 2018, compared to less than $100,000 in exports to the rest of the world.