High school swimming: Region VIII-5A Results

Andreas Milano


a person swimming in the water: Flour Bluff girls swim team competes in the 200 yard medley relay at the Region VIII-5A at the Corpus Christi Natatorium on Friday, Feb. 5, 2021.


© Courtney Sacco/Caller-Times
Flour Bluff girls swim team competes in the 200 yard medley relay at the Region VIII-5A at the Corpus Christi Natatorium on Friday, Feb. 5, 2021.

REGION VIII-5A SWIMMING AND DIVING CHAMPIONSHIPS

at CCISD Natatorium

GIRLS

Top swimmer — Jennifer Pena, so., Flour Bluff

Top diver — Maria Stevens, jr., Ray

200 yard medley relay — 1. Flour Bluff (Christabel Martin, Patience Orms, Jennifer Pena, Kylee Hutchinson), 1 minute, 50.67 seconds; 2. King, 2:00.46; 3. Calallen, 2:01.38; 4. McAllen Rowe, 2:03.39; 5. CC Veterans Memorial, 2:04.11; 6. SA Great Hearts, 2:05.74; 7. Sharyland, 2:08.34; 8. McAllen

Read More

Here’s the 2021 Pro Football Hall of Fame class, including John Lynch, Charles Woodson | Who was snubbed?

Andreas Milano

The Pro Football Hall of Fame class of 2021 is set.

There were some easy first-ballot inductees, like former Colts and Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning. Repeat contenders that finally got in. And others will have to wait for their chance in the future.

Sign up for Giants Extra: Get exclusive news, behind-the-scenes observations and the ability to text directly with reporters

The 2022 class of eligible players isn’t quite as lucrative — it’s led by wide receivers Andre Johnson, Steve Smith and Anquan Boldin, defensive tackle Vince Wilfork and defensive end DeMarcus Ware.

So who got in? Who got snubbed?

Read More

Cal Basketball: Bears Try To Snap 5-Game Losing Skid Sunday at Stanford

Andreas Milano

CAL (7-13, 2-11 Pac-12) at STANFORD (11-7, 7-5 Pac-12)

WHERE: Maples Pavilion, Stanford, CA

WHEN: Sunday, 7 p.m.

TV/RADIO: FS1/810-AM

CAL-STANFORD HISTORY: Cal leads 152-127, but Stanford has won six of the past 10 meetings including 70-55 at Haas Pavilion on Thursday.

VIDEO: Cal coach Mark Fox, above, calls Stanford senior Oscar da Silva the best player in the Pac-12

CAL STORYLINES: The Bears have lost five in a row, their longest drought in two seasons under coach Mark Fox. The past four of those have come since Matt Bradley (18.6 points, 4.5 rounds) returned from his second ankle injury

Read More

5 things to know Monday

Andreas Milano

The Vince Lombardi trophy is staying in Tampa Bay 

Tom Brady will wake up on Monday a Super Bowl champion — again. As the first team to play in the NFL’s neutral site title game in its home stadium, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers defeated the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl 55 on Sunday, and Brady was named game MVP for a record fifth time in his seventh Super Bowl win. Was this championship run the most impressive of Brady’s career? The Chiefs, meanwhile, had too many blunders to overcome to be repeat champions, and Patrick Mahomes came out

Read More

Steph Curry’s 57 points not enough, more takeaways from Warriors’ loss to Mavericks

Andreas Milano

Hands on his hips, Stephen Curry posed, rocked his shoulders back-and-forth and let out a roar. The dramatic variation of his trademark shimmy punctuated a deep shot from the Mavericks’ logo.

This was Curry’s ninth of 11 made 3-pointers during a 57-point eruption — an all-time performance even for one of the most decorated players in league history. But ultimately, it was one that was squandered as the Warriors fell to the Mavericks, 134-132, Saturday night in Dallas.

The result didn’t prevent coaches and teammates from appreciating the show. Head coach Steve Kerr called it “Sublime.”

“It was ridiculous, the

Read More

Government urged to draw up plan for return of extracurricular school sport

Andreas Milano

The need for funding to help save leisure facilities and sports clubs has now also been stressed. “Playing sport and keeping active can help pave the road to recovery for a generation of children who have seen the most extraordinary disruption to their lives and education this year,” said Ali Oliver, the chief executive of the Youth Sports Trust. 

“It will now be important to ensure schools and community clubs have the clear guidance and targeted support they need to get youth sport back up and running as quickly and safely as possible. Community and extracurricular clubs are vital to

Read More