A Sweet Spot for the National Pastime in Aggieland!
To say that there is a buzz of excitement constantly hovering around the region of Texas colloquially known as Aggieland would be a bit of an understatement. Texas A&M’s move to the SEC in 2013 elevated the profile of every team, including the baseball program. Just before the conference move, the Aggies opened up one of the true jewels in college baseball, Blue Bell Park. The $24 million project was spearheaded by nearby Blue Bell Creamerie...
The Bird Bath – Home of the Roadrunners
The University of Texas-San Antonio (UTSA) is located on the far northwest side of the city. The campus takes on the characteristics of the former ranch land it once inhabited, with limestone buildings and clusters of live oak trees; this ruggedness has been embodied by the school’s still fledgling athletic program.
The Roadrunners baseball team has experienced a fair amount of success in their relatively short history. The team has won their conference...
East Central Independent School District Athletic Director Tony Trevino
Oftentimes, they are the person behind the scenes, and most observers never completely understand the full scope of their jobs. Across the country, the men and women fulfilling the roles of athletic directors ensuring that all of a school or school district’s sports programs operate smoothly and seamlessly.
It’s often said the way you know if they are doing a good job is if you don’t know they are there at all.
Here’s an interesting fact: the more education you have, the longer your lifespan can be.
In recent years, Latinos have made tremendous progress in education. High school graduation rates are up while dropout rates are down. Latino students are also enrolling in two- and four-year colleges in greater numbers than ever before.
Getting health insurance is one of the first – and best – steps toward achieving good health. However, 1 in 10 people still don’t have health coverage and Latinos are still the nation’s largest uninsured population.
Now that Open Enrollment for 2018 is currently underway what are some important facts that everyone needs to know?
Cost and Financial Aid
First, cost is one of the most common reasons people have given for not obtaining health coverage.
Most insurance companies taking part in the ...
Welcome to Wreck ‘Em Country!
Texas Tech University has a long and storied tradition as an athletics program. The football team is undoubtedly what the university has been known for the longest, probably followed by its basketball program. However, the Red Raiders baseball team has achieved its own amount of success – the team has won the Southwest Conference (in 1995) and the Big 12 (in 1998), and made the College World Series in 2014 and 2016.
For weeks now, the last home game against the visiting New Braunfels Canyon Cougars had been circled on the calendar as one in which things might be a little different. After suffering multiple crushing losses against highly ranked district foes, the Hornets had an opponent on the calendar with which they matched up fairly well.
Located less than 30 minutes north of the capital city of Austin lies one of its most picturesque suburban towns, Georgetown. The rapidly growing “village” of 55,000 – whose motto “Sincerely Yours” gives visitors a glimpse at its charm – has become a popular commuter town for those looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of Austin.
California state legislators recently approved three bills to boost the supply of local affordable housing.
Senate Bills 2, 3, and 35 expect to raise billions to pay to build thousands of new homes for the state’s low-income residents. The bills also also aim to ease local regulations on home-building to help middle-class Californians who are now overwhelmed by costs.
“The poverty rate in California, everyone talks about it,” said state Sen. Toni Atkins, author of Senate Bill 2 in an intervie...
Where you live has an impact on almost every aspect of your life.
While the U.S. is a rich, diverse country that has attracted people to its cities for centuries, not all of these cities are equal. Some are simply more livable than others.
For many Latinos, especially those from low-income families, they often have to live in areas that are high in poverty and crime and often lack access to safe physical activity spaces and healthy food options.
In an effort to determine the “best” of these c...
Only 1 in 10 who enrolled for healthcare coverage via HealthCare.gov last year were Latino, a lower rate than their black and white peers, according to new federal data.
Everyone knows about the concept of “comfort food.” These are the dishes that create a blend of nostalgia and euphoria for a person in every bite. They are warm blankets on cold days on a plate. Everyone’s aware, right?
Well, Downstairs at the Esquire Tavern they have taken the concept of comfort food to the next level with their new Tuesday night specials: Champagne and fried chicken! But first, a little about the venue.
Opened in 1933 at the end of Prohibition, the Esquire Tavern is one of ...
It was almost predestined from birth that Oliver Edward “Bo” Scaife III was going to be a football player. Growing up in Denver, Scaife was always bigger than all of the other kids he played with. He started playing the game when he was 8 years old, and he grew to love the sport by playing on the playgrounds with his friends.
Mark and Amy Meyers, the founders of Peaceful Valley Donkey Rescue near San Angelo, have made it their mission to change perceptions about donkeys one person at a time.
“People have this misconception about donkeys, that they’re stupid, dumb, stubborn,” said Mark Meyers, dubbed “The Burro Man” by fellow animal conservationists. “We started this place to rescue donkeys, and there will always be a need for that. But, I also want to change people’s perceptions of these animals.”