Sports Report- 4/2

SAM HOUSTON STATE SOPHOMORE AMBER LEGGETT WAS ONE OF FIVE STUDENT-ATHLETES NAMED TO THE SOUTHLAND CONFERENCE ALL-ACADEMIC FIRST TEAM. HOLDING A 3.50 GPA IN COMPUTER SOFTWARE ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY, LEGGETT WAS THE ONLY PLAYER IN THE SOUTHLAND TO AVERAGE 15.0 POINTS, 5.0 REBOUNDS AND 2.0 STEALS PER GAME THIS SEASON. SHE LED THE KATS AND RANKED…read more »

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Sports Report- 4/1

THE SAM HOUSTON BOWLING TEAM LANDED FOUR BOWLERS ON THE ALL-SOUTHLAND TEAM, INCLUDING A FIRST-TEAM SELECTION FOR BEA HERNANDEZ.  IN ADDITION TO HERNANDEZ, ELISE CHAMBERS WAS A SECOND TEAM PICK AND SENIORS KATELYN DICKERSON AND LYNNE FISHLER WERE EACH THIRD-TEAM SELECTIONS. READ THE FULL STORY AT WWW.GOBEARKATS.COM. IT’S OFFICIAL. NFL OWNERS HAVE EXPANDED THEIR PLAYOFF FIELD TO 14 TEAMS, FORMALIZING A LONG-HELD ASPIRATION NEARLY…read more »

Willis ISD Letter to Parents- Closed until May 4th

Dear Willis ISD Parents and Families, I want to share with you an update regarding our current school closure. Today, Governor Greg Abbott announced the extension of Texas school closures until May 4, 2020. The extension follows updated guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the President’s announcement to extend physical…read more »

Sports Report- 3/31

THE NCAA DIVISION-ONE COUNCIL VOTED MONDAY TO GRANT AN EXTRA YEAR OF ELIGIBILITY TO ALL STUDENT-ATHLETES IN SPRING SPORTS WHOSE SEASONS WERE CANCELED BECAUSE OF THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC.  THE NCAA’S DECISION WILL EXTEND THE ELIGIBILITY OF ALL SPRING-SPORT STUDENT-ATHLETES — NOT JUST SENIORS WHOSE CAREERS WOULD HAVE ENDED AFTER THE CANCELLATION OF THEIR SEASONS —…read more »

Sports Report- 3/30

THE RAPID SPREAD OF THE CORONAVIRUS HAS CAUSED CANCELLATIONS AND POSTPONEMENTS OF SPORTING EVENTS AND AFFECTING SPORTS AROUND THE GLOBE. ONE OF THE BIGGEST DEVELOPMENTS IS THAT JAPAN AND THE INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE HAVE DECIDED TO POSTPONE THE 2020 SUMMER GAMES IN TOKYO UNTIL NEXT YEAR. IN OTHER COVID-19- SPORTS RELATED NEWS, NEW YORK KNICKS OWNER JAMES…read more »

Amid COVID-19 employment downturn, LinkedIn ranks in-demand jobs

While millions are out of work because of lockdowns, shutdowns, and other results from the COVID-19 pandemic, LinkedIn is looking into hiring trends overseas to try to predict what could happen on our shores. The site has also posted a list of the most in-demand positions right now, along with a list of who’s hiring. By looking…read more »

Sports Report- 3/27

THE SOUTHLAND CONFERENCE OFFICE ANNOUNCED THURSDAY THAT ALL TEAM ACTIVITIES, ORGANIZED OR VOLUNTARY, HAVE BEEN SUSPENDED INDEFINITELY AS THE COUNTRY CONTINUES TO DEAL WITH THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC.  IN ADDITION TO ALL ORGANIZED TEAM ACTIVITIES FOR THE CURRENT IN-SEASON SPRING SPORTS, SAM HOUSTON STATE HAS CANCELED THE REMAINDER OF SPRING FOOTBALL PRACTICE AND THE ANNUAL SPRING…read more »

Sports Report- 3/26

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL COMMISSIONER ROB MANFRED SAID IN AN INTERVIEW YESTERDAY THAT “NOTHING’S OFF THE TABLE” AS THE SPORT OUTLINES ITS PLAN TO RETURN FROM A CORONAVIRUS-RELATED POSTPONEMENT.  MANFRED SAID, “LOOK, MY OPTIMISTIC OUTLOOK IS THAT AT SOME POINT IN MAY, WE’LL BE GEARING BACK UP,” HE ADDED. “WE’LL HAVE TO MAKE A DETERMINATION, DEPENDING WHAT…read more »