Since Brooke Kanas left Canyon High School and headed north to Lubbock, she’s been opening more than a few eyes with her stellar play for the Red Raiders.
Coming off its winningest season in more than a decade and loaded with talent due back in 2020, the Canyon baseball program entered the offseason looking like a powder keg of potential.
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. — A pair of former area high school gems each earned all-conference honors for their prowess on the mound following the 2019 college baseball season.
AUSTIN — Two former Canyon teammates were among the 19 Longhorn track and field athletes to be named All-Americans following the 2019 outdoor championships in Austin.
GREENSBORO, N.C. — Virginia Tech junior Natalie Novotna and freshman Samantha Gillas have been named to the 2019 Women’s Tennis All-ACC Academic Team, as announced recently by commissioner John Swofford.
POINT CLEAR, Ala. — Texas State Athletics claimed its first Sun Belt Conference All-Sports Trophy, the Vic Bubas Cup, after winning five conference championships in 2018-19. The award was presented to Texas State representatives at the opening of the Sun Belt Conference spring meetings.
SAN MARCOS — Texas State’s Dalton Shuffield was named to the ABCA/Rawlings Central All-Region Second Team on Wednesday. He was one of 10 players from the Sun Belt Conference selected to one of the two all-region teams.
AUSTIN — University of Arkansas redshirt junior Devin Clark is back in her home state and prepared to chase a pair of medals at the 2019 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships.
Smithson Valley pole vaulter Avianna Trinidad capped an incredible junior season by recently being named a Texas Girls Coaches Association All-Star selection for Class 5A and 6A.
SEGUIN — Eight Texas Lutheran student-athletes were named to the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference’s 11th annual spring All-Sportsmanship teams.
TYLER — The Texas Lutheran Bulldogs won the 2019 NCAA Division III Softball Championship on Monday afternoon with 12-4 and 6-1 wins over the Emory (Ga.) Eagles at Suddenlink Field and captured a DIII national team championship for the first time in school history.
SCHERTZ — The Lady Rangers gave District 26-6A leader Clemens a serious battle Friday night on the road, but the Lady Buffs emerged with a 2-1 triumph at Lehnhoff Stadium.
As I prepare for another Alabama versus Clemson (yawn) national title game Monday night, it got me thinking about the top national sports stories of the last year.
The Unicorns will offer fans a sneak preview of the upcoming 2018 season this Friday night at home when they host Dripping Springs in their first and only preseason scrimmage.
NEW ORLEANS — The Texas State volleyball team was picked first in the 2018 Sun Belt Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll, the league announced Monday morning.
IRVING — UTSA’s Kevin Strong Jr. and Josiah Tauaefa were named preseason All-Conference USA in a vote by the league’s 14 head coaches, the conference office announced recently.
WACO – Allstate Insurance Company and the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) announced that Texas State senior safety A.J. Krawczyk is a nominee for the 2018 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team, one of the most esteemed honors in college football for more than 25 years.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — UTSA men’s basketball’s Austin Karrer and Toby Van Ry have been named to the 2017-18 edition of the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Honors Court, which recognizes men’s collegiate basketball student-athletes who excelled in academics during the past season.
NORTHBROOK, Ill. — UTSA senior Jalen Rhodes has been named a nominee for the Allstate AFCA Good Works Team, the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) recently announced.
Editor’s note: This is the second of a two-part series honoring former Unicorns who achieved Hall of Fame status in 2018. Saturday’s edition featured Kliff Kingsbury.
Editor’s note: This is the first of a two-part series honoring former Unicorns who achieved Hall of Fame status in 2018. Sunday’s edition will feature Pete Fredenburg and Nell Fortner.
After helping the Unicorns stage a remarkable turnaround that culminated with a District 27-6A championship and a subsequent playoff series victory, southpaw Cade Pollard is headed to the collegiate ranks.
SEGUIN — New Braunfels alum Jasmine Sauceda was one of 17 Texas Lutheran University athletes that landed on the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) Academic Honor Roll for the 2017-18 winter term.
Ex-Lady Unicorn slugger Alivia Villarreal has signed to continue her softball career at Lubbock Christian University after parlaying a solid two-year stint at Blinn College into an offer from the NCAA Division II competitor.
Former Canyon High School running back and 2017 graduate Logan Ammons will walk on for Tulane University in New Orleans. Ammons, the son of Rando and Crystal Ammons and grandson of Randy and Jan Ammons and Lon and Deana Scott, spent a year at Texas Tech will now report for two-a-days on Friday.
After making back-to-back trips to the UIL state tournament in 2015 and 2016, recent New Braunfels graduate Samantha “Sammi” Gillas saw her tennis career put on hold by a pair of nagging injuries.
One of the best signal callers to ever don a jersey on the 40 Acres shared life lessons from the gridiron and beyond Tuesday night at Gruene United Methodist Church.
OMAHA, Neb. — New Braunfels alum Jordan Westburg put together one of the most prolific hitting performances in College World Series history Tuesday during Mississippi State’s 12-2 romp over North Carolina.
EUGENE, Ore. — Buoyed by a strong performance by true freshman Sam Worley despite rainy conditions, the University of Texas men's track and field squad capped its 2018 outdoor campaign with a top-25 finish Friday at the NCAA Championships.
SEGUIN — Texas Lutheran newcomer Matthew McArthur burst onto the scene this season for the Bulldogs’ golf program and has emerged as the top newcomer in the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC).
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Former Unicorn standout Jordan Westburg and his Mississippi State teammates are headed to an NCAA Super Regional following four straight wins.
- Man drowns in Guadalupe River
- CCSO won’t confirm river incident as an attack
- Body found in pocket on Guadalupe River bottom
- Houston-area woman beaten after tubing
- NB man sentenced to 99-years for 2017 stabbing
- New Braunfels parks in the spotlight
- New Braunfels’ faith plays a role in marriage numbers
- Michael “Bubba” Taylor
- Woman loses $77K in car burglary
- Two killed, one injured in head-on collision