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Monday, January 22, 2018


Lady Longhorn Volleyball Player Signs Western Nebraska Community College Scholarship

Courtesy Alex Meyer, (Laredo, Texas)-Recently,United High School senior Gabriela Canavati was joined by her family, teammates and coaches as she signed a volleyball scholarship to play at Western Nebraska Community College in Scottsbluff, Nebraska. While at United High School, Ms. Canavati has  earned the title of District 29-6A Most Valuable Player. In addition, Ms. Canavati was named as

UHS Omar Cervantes Signed his Letter of Intent to Play Baseball for Grayson County College

Courtesy Rocio Moore, (Laredo, Texas)-United High School senior Omar Cervantes signed his letter of intent to play baseball for Grayson County College in their NJCAA Division 1 Program. The Grayson Baseball Program holds several titles, including back to back championships of the JUCO World Series, making them the 6th team in history to win the

Laredo Annual Wine Tasting For Special Olympics

Courtesy Alex Meyer,  (Laredo, Texas)-Special Olympics Texas is hosting its  Annual Wine Tasting fundraiser  on Thursday, October 26, 2017 at Eduardo’s Restaurant (North) Salon, located at 6516 Arena Blvd. Proceeds from the event will benefit the lives of over 2000 Special Olympics athletes in the Laredo area.  Tickets for the event are $75.00 each, and include a five course dinner

Special Olympics Texas Faces Financial Hardship Due to Harvey

Courtesy Steve Helm, AUSTIN, Texas – Hurricane Harvey’s aftermath has forced Special Olympics Texas (SOTX) to cancel and postpone several competitions and fundraisers not only in the affected Houston and Coastal Bend areas, but across the state of Texas. Due to the significant loss of income from those fundraising events, the 501(c)3 nonprofit organization is forecasting a

Webb County Sheriff’s Department to Wait Tables & Collect Tips for SOTX at Texas Roadhouse on July 20

Courtesy Maribel Santoya, LAREDO, TX – The Webb County Sheriff’s Department and Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) members in the Laredo area will trade in their handcuffs for serving aprons at the annual Tip A Cop Night, a fundraiser for Special Olympics Texas (SOTX), being held at Texas Roadhouse (5722 San Bernardo Ave.) in Laredo

Constable Devally Pitches In For The Alexander Bulldog Baseball Program

Courtesy Carme;n Rendon, Laredo, Texas-United ISD: Webb County Constable Harold Devally of Precinct 4, in support of the local schools in his precinct, donates $600.00 to the J.B. Alexander Baseball Program. The funds are donated through Constable’s Devally nonprofit organization, Badge of Heart Foundation, where throughout the year the constable fundraises to help the constituents

Alexander High School Students Sign Scholarships During Double Ceremony

Courtesy Alex Meyer, Alexander high school’s Lilyann Beltran and Meagan Menchaca are prepared to take the next step in their academic and athletic careers. The two class of 2017 graduates recently signed full-ride scholarships during a double ceremony in the Alexander H.S. gymnasium. Lillyann Beltran signed to play soccer with Western Texas College in Snyder,

United Longhorn Students Receive Sports Scholarships

Courtesy Alex Meyer, (Laredo, Texas)-The United High School gymnasium was the site of another triple scholarship signing on May 10, 2017. First to sign for her softball scholarship at Laredo Community College was Daniela Ybanez. She was accompanied by her parents, James and Doris Christman. Daniela is eager to continue her development as a softball player and plans to

2nd Earth Day KAYAK Relay Race to take place Sunday April 23rd

Courtesy Tricia Cortez, (Laredo, Texas)-The Rio Grande International Study Center (RGISC) invites you to celebrate the great outdoors at its 2nd annual Earth Day Kayak Relay Race.  The event will take place on Sunday, April 23 at the Lake Casa Blanca International State Park check in time is 8 a.m. Medals will be awarded to top winners

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