The experience of competing in the Junior Olympics is old hat for a local quartet of athletes, which becomes even more obvious given their poised attitudes with the event just ahead.
Other than the extreme afternoon heat, Saturday’s conditions were near ideal for fishing. The surf gave up good numbers of trout along with Spanish mackerel, jack crevalle, sheepshead, stingrays, sharks and a few reds.
A couple's baby shower was given by the staff of LuLu’s The Salon & Spa and was hosted at Frank and LuLu Benavidez' snazzienda for an infanticipating Denise Kosiakowski and Eric Villarreal. They will soon be proud parents to twins Malcolm and Lydia, who are due in late August.
Texas City senior Asa Garcia competes in the triple jump last month at the Texas Relays in Austin. Garcia won the event with a jump of 42 feet, 3.75 inches, a personal best and the best jump in the country at the high school level this season.