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Playoff game information | Around Town  Port Lavaca Wave

The Calhoun High School Sandcrabs are scheduled for a playoff game against the Sharyland Pioneers in Mission, Texas on Friday, November 16 at 7:30 p.m..

Regional round playoff information | Around Town  Port Lavaca Wave

The Calhoun Sandcrabs are scheduled to play in the Regional Quarterfinals against Kerrville Tivy at 3 p.m., Saturday, December 1 at Bobcat Stadium in San ...

Area playoff information | Around Town  Port Lavaca Wave

The area game will be played in Bastrop on Saturday, Nov. 24 at 2:30 p.m..

CHS registration | Calendar  Port Lavaca Wave

Calhoun High School will host summer registration for students new to the district from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, July 30, through Wednesday, Aug. 1.

Calhoun High School band director Brian Hecimovich | Local News  Port Lavaca Wave

Calhoun High School band director Brian Hecimovich marches in front of the band during the football halftime show. Hecimovich replaced long-time band ...

CHS welcomes new band director | Local News  Port Lavaca Wave

There is a new face in town leading the Calhoun High School marching band onto the field at halftime during Sandcrab Friday Night Lights. Brian Hecimovich is ...

Calhoun FFA students educate youth at county fair  Victoria Advocate

PORT LAVACA – A group of prekindergarten and first-grade students gather around a pirate ship at the Calhoun County Fair on Friday afternoon.

Johnson breaks record, Calhoun keeps rolling | Sports  Port Lavaca Wave

The Calhoun Sandcrabs (6-1, 4-0 district play) dominated the Floresville Tigers, 77-29 at home, Friday, October 19.

Playoffs: Win or go home | Local News  Port Lavaca Wave

The Calhoun Sandcrabs will hit the road Friday to take on the Sharyland Pioneer Diamondbacks in the Bi-District playoff game in Mission.

Port Lavaca Christmas parade rescheduled | Counties  Victoria Advocate

The Port Lavaca lighted Christmas parade has been postponed, the Port Lavaca Chamber of Commerce announced.

Calhoun ready to begin district play | Advosports  Victoria Advocate

PORT LAVACA — Calhoun and its District 15-5A, Division II opponents are no strangers.

223 CHS graduates walk the stage | News  Port Lavaca Wave

As the sun set behind the visitor's section at Sandcrab Stadium, the 233 graduate candidates of Calhoun High School's 2018 class settled into their seats in their ...

Woman pleads guilty to stealing from Calhoun Athletic Booster Club  Victoria Advocate

A former English teacher brought a $16000 check with her to court this week to make up for stealing from her students.

Businesses rally behind raided Calhoun HS Athletic Booster Club  Victoria Advocate

Businesses are ensuring senior athletes at Calhoun County High School will receive the scholarships they were promised.

Calhoun turns attention to season opener (w/video)  Victoria Advocate

PORT LAVACA – The Calhoun varsity was back on the practice field Monday afternoon for the first time since spring drills.

Calhoun outlasts Pioneer in Bi-District playoff thriller  Port Lavaca Wave

The Calhoun Sandcrabs beat the Sharyland Pioneer Diamondbacks, 56-55, in the Bi-District playoffs, Friday, Nov. 16.

Calhoun County ISD: No threat in social media remark  Victoria Advocate

Calhoun County school district officials worked with law enforcement to investigate a social media comment that appeared Sunday.

Former port board member arrested again | Calhoun  Victoria Advocate

Port Lavaca businessman Aron Luna was arrested on six additional drug charges Monday.

CHS earns district sweepstakes | Local News  Port Lavaca Wave

The Calhoun High School Academic UIL team is moving on up to the regional competition after an overwhelming victory at the recent district meet.

Calhoun football season inches closer | Sports  Port Lavaca Wave

Confidence is high for the Calhoun Sandcrabs as they gear up for the 2018 season.

Regional Roundup: Calhoun High School receives grant for agriculture education  Victoria Advocate

PORT O'CONNOR – Port O'Connor. All-American Family Fun Da. y, originally scheduled for Sept. 15 at King Fisher Beach, has been canceled. PORT LAVACA ...

Longtime CCISD band director retires | Local News  Port Lavaca Wave

Calhoun High School band director Doug Hamelwright directed the Calhoun High School band for the last time during the CHS Class of 2018 commencement ...

Sandcrabs have clinched | Sports  Port Lavaca Wave

Last Friday night, the Calhoun Sandcrabs (7-1, 5-0) celebrated their victory over the Somerset Bulldogs and a clinched playoff spot.

Port Lavaca electrician claims Formosa ignored disability | Calhoun  Victoria Advocate

Port Lavaca electrician Ernest Villarreal just wanted to work.

Fumbles, injuries plague Sandcrabs in first district loss  Port Lavaca Wave

The Sandcrabs (7-2, 5-1 in district) lost their first district game at home against the Southside Cardinals (7-2, 4-2 in district), 50-14, Friday, November 2.

Nichols named lone finalist for superintendent | Around Town  Port Lavaca Wave

Interim Superintendent Larry Nichols of the Calhoun County Independent School District was named the finalist for the position of superintendent at the July 16 ...

Calhoun scores 56 unanswered points in win over Warriors  Port Lavaca Wave

The Sandcrabs (5-1, 3-0) beat Tuloso-Midway (2-4, 0-3) 56-14, Friday in Calhoun.

Healthy, fresh, free cafeteria food | Around Town  Port Lavaca Wave

Same cafeteria, completely revamped cafeteria food.

Calhoun keeps rolling | Sports  Port Lavaca Wave

The Calhoun Sandcrabs (4-1, 2-0) beat Alice, 49-40, on the road in hostile territory in a big district matchup.

Officials address school threats | Around Town  Port Lavaca Wave

By KAYLA MEYER. PORT LAVACA WAVE. A “rumor” posted on social media earlier this week is being investigated by Calhoun County School District and law ...

Martinez named Teacher of the Year at Calhoun High School  Port Lavaca Wave

Andreanna Martinez is the Teacher of the Year 2017 for Calhoun High School.

Saturday Showdown | Sports  Port Lavaca Wave

The Calhoun Sandcrabs will take on the Kerrville-Tivy Antlers this Saturday at Texas State University in the regional round of the playoffs.

Veterans to be honored throughout weekend in Crossroads  Victoria Advocate

Victoria County Veterans Council will host its annual Veterans Day parade on Saturday morning.

Calhoun soccer comes to a close | Sports  Port Lavaca Wave

SANDIES. Varsity. The Calhoun Sandies varsity soccer team closed out its season with a 4-2 loss over the Angleton Wildcats on the road Friday. advertisement.

Sandcrabs roll to area, sweep SA Highlands, 2-0 | Sports  Port Lavaca Wave

Calhoun Sandcrabs' senior catcher, Steven Bonuz said it is something ball players dream of going into a season.

Calhoun County ISD investigates and reacts to rumors  Port Lavaca Wave

Earlier this afternoon, Calhoun County Independent School District Superintendent James Cowley issued a press release about a rumor involving Calhoun High ...

County receives heavy rainfall | Around Town  Port Lavaca Wave

Calhoun County received an immense amount of rainfall at the end of last week, and the total for the month of September is already over a foot.

Students visit Formosa Plastics Training and Development Center  Port Lavaca Wave

Calhoun County Independent School District process technology, robotics and millwright students recently visited Formosa Plastics to learn about the company's ...

Ceremony honors CCISD teachers, staff | Local News  Port Lavaca Wave

Calhoun County teachers and support staff were recognized during a ceremony last Wednesday at the Shellfish.

Calhoun teammates hope to go the distance | Advosports  Victoria Advocate

PORT LAVACA — Most of their Calhoun classmates are asleep when Emme O'Donnell and Remi Parker arrive at school.

Calhoun sweeps San Antonio Highlands to advance to area round  Victoria Advocate

PORT LAVACA — When Catherine Hernandez stepped into the circle on Saturday, the left-handed pitcher was prepared to go the distance.

Graduates reminisce with senior walk | Local News  Port Lavaca Wave

Rain soaked, soon-to-be Calhoun High School graduates hovered excitedly just outside a double door entrance into Jackson-Roosevelt Elementary School, ...

1 - Powerlifting: 12 straight state titles | Sports  Port Lavaca Wave

The historic run continued this past year when the Calhoun High School girls powerlifting team won their 12th consecutive state title.

Putting others first | Local News  Port Lavaca Wave

Kristin Spencer displayed an act of selflessness on her birthday this year. Instead of presents, she took up donations to help a local elementary school.

Number 13 in sight | Sports  Port Lavaca Wave

GIRLS. The Calhoun girls powerlifting started out the 2018 season with a dominant first place performance at the Bayou Brawl in Port Lavaca. The Sandies ...

Deep playoff run comes to an end | Sports  Port Lavaca Wave

The Sandcrabs playoff run a came to an end in the Quarterfinals, Friday, December 7, against Calallen, 48-17.

District clerk candidates want to utilize more digital tools  Victoria Advocate

Editor's note: The Victoria Advocate is providing our readers with more information on the contestants in the local races with a series of profiles on candidates in ...

Calhoun students head to Texas Capitol | Youth  Port Lavaca Wave

Russell Cain, chairman of the Calhoun County Republican Party, recently took a group of middle school and high school students to Austin for hands on ...

Marching band honors service members with 2017 show | Local News  Port Lavaca Wave

Andrew Witte beamed with excitement, taking a quick break in the shade. Despite spending a summer in the heat leading the Calhoun High School marching ...

Calhoun commissioner candidates bring different skills | Calhoun  Victoria Advocate

One candidate for Calhoun County commission Precinct 4 wants to focus on repairing roads, while another has bigger plans.

CCISD District 1-Dominic Robles | Around Town  Port Lavaca Wave

Age: 38. Education and experience: Calhoun High School Graduate 1996; AAS in Electronics (Victoria College). Years in Calhoun County: 36. advertisement.

Young musicians recognized for outstanding performance | Youth  Port Lavaca Wave

Piano students from the studio of Victoria Music Teachers Association member Betty Jordan recently participated in a recital at the First Baptist Church in Port ...

Vietnam hero to visit Calhoun County | Local News  Port Lavaca Wave

Roberto “Bobby” Barrera had been in country for about six week when his world blew up in Vietnam.

Tree of Angels slated for Thursday, Dec. 6 | Local News  Port Lavaca Wave

The week of Dec. 3-9 was declared as Tree of Angels Week in Texas by Gov. Greg Abbott and will feature 35 events across the state.

Cowley resigns, Nichols back in | Around Town  Port Lavaca Wave

The Calhoun County Independent School District board of trustees accepted Superintendent Dr. James Cowley's resignation at Monday's regular meeting.

CHS cheerleaders | Local News  Port Lavaca Wave

Calhoun High School cheerleaders are pictured promoting spirit throughout the first district game, which was also 2017 Homecoming, Friday evening at ...

Both Calhoun JP candidates have held public office  Victoria Advocate

For more election coverage, click here. A former Port Lavaca city councilman is challenging the longtime justice of the peace for Calhoun County's Precinct 1 in ...

Next school year to begin Aug. 29 | Around Town  Port Lavaca Wave

Calhoun County Independent School District students will start the next school year Aug. 29.

This is home | Local News  Port Lavaca Wave

After journeying from Thailand to the United States, Kaw Klar Dee now has a place he can call home.

'Exit stage left' | Around Town  Port Lavaca Wave

PLMST presents “Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory”

Ramirez crowned Calhoun County Fair Queen | News  Port Lavaca Wave

With a gushing smile, Jaylin Ramirez, of Port O'Connor was crowned the 2017-2018 Calhoun County Fair Queen Tuesday evening at the fairground pavilion.

Getting to know the man behind the defense | Sports  Port Lavaca Wave

Behind every head football coach is a coordinator and Calhoun's defensive coordinator Cory McFall is the mastermind behind the stingy Sandcrabs defense.

CCISD honor rolls | Youth  Port Lavaca Wave

Calhoun County Independent School District announces honor rolls for the first nine week session. They are as follows:

CCISD Superintendent makes initial assessments of facilities | Around Town  Port Lavaca Wave

From Calhoun County Independent School District's Superintendent Dr. James Cowley:

Stapp named Wave publisher | Local News  Port Lavaca Wave

Ross Stapp, 28, has been promoted to publisher of The Port Lavaca Wave.

Holesovsky retires after 45 years of teaching | Around Town  Port Lavaca Wave

Sonya Holesovsky, 66, of Port Lavaca, is ending her career in public education on a high note after teaching 45 years within the Calhoun County Independent ...

Local law enforcement: 24 arrests made July 23 through July 29 | Police Court Reports  Port Lavaca Wave

The arrest records made available through the Port Lavaca Wave newspaper are public information. Any indication of an arrest does not mean the individual ...

Fishing for catfish with game wardens | Local News  Port Lavaca Wave

What happens when the end of school is mixed with Warriors Weekend and toss in the Life Skills class from Calhoun High School?

Calhoun Republican judge candidates bring old, new perspectives  Victoria Advocate

One Republican candidate for Calhoun County judge thinks the community could do well with a *fresh* perspective, while the other wants to maintain the status ...

Band students participate in clinic | Youth  Port Lavaca Wave

Calhoun High School band students recently traveled to Veterans Memorial High School in Corpus Christi to participate in the TMEA Region XIV concert band ...

Current, former Calhoun Sandies square off in annual Alumni Game  Port Lavaca Wave

The Calhoun Sandies hosted its annual Alumni Game between current and former Sandies volleyball players.

Calhoun students' practice gets intense for state competition  Victoria Advocate

PORT LAVACA - Eight Calhoun High School students are advancing to an academic state meet.

Dr. Joseph Dillon Jenkins | Business News  Port Lavaca Wave

Dr. Joseph Dillon Jenkins, left, along with medical assistant Harley Snyder gets ready to wrap up a day's work, Monday, Sept. 17 at Memorial Medical Clinic.

Whitaker reflects on win No. 100 | Advosports  Victoria Advocate

PORT LAVACA - Richard Whitaker had some second thoughts about leaving Kingsville to become the athletic director and head football coach at Calhoun ...

State bound | Sports  Port Lavaca Wave

13th straight state title in sight. Another year, the same result, as the Calhoun girls powerlifting team is sending eight lifters to compete for the schools 13th state ...

Sandcrab Stadium ready for Friday night lights | News  Port Lavaca Wave

The Calhoun Sandcrabs will play their home opener Friday night against Liberty Hill, following heavy cleanup of the turf.

Calhoun freshman follows in mother's footsteps | Advosports  Victoria Advocate

PORT LAVACA — Emme O'Donnell was in first grade when her mother realized she might have another runner in the family.

Mayer-Weyand | Around Town  Port Lavaca Wave

Albert and Christine Mayer, of Cape Carancahua, announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Janis Kay Mayer to Kevin Ross Weyand, ...

High school sports sees highs, lows in 2016 | Around Town  Port Lavaca Wave

The year 2016 was filled with record breaking performances and missed opportunities in the sports world.

Johnson named Gatorade award winner | Around Town  Port Lavaca Wave

Eighth grade Travis Fiddlers football player Steve Johnson showcased his talents this weekend at the Football University's camp in San Antonio.

Sandcrabs lose in walkoff to Lamar 4-3 | Around Town  Port Lavaca Wave

Varsity. The Calhoun Sandcrabs varsity baseball team fell in defeat 4-3 Tuesday against the Lamar Consolidated Mustangs. Ty Boedeker took the loss for ...

Band, choir students excel at state competition | Youth  Port Lavaca Wave

Twenty-five Calhoun High School choir and band students attended the UIL State Solo and Ensemble Competition at The University of Texas over the Memorial ...

O'Neill named 2017 Teacher of the Year for Port O'Connor school  Port Lavaca Wave

Jenny O'Neill is the 2017 Teacher of the Year for Port O'Connor Elementary School. O'Neill, who has taught 12 years, has spent all of her years in education at ...

Boys claim tourney championship, girls consolation | Around Town  Port Lavaca Wave

SANDIES. The Calhoun Sandies varsity soccer team hosted the Sweeny Bulldogs Jan.9 in a non-district matchup and fell 2-1. Calhoun fell behind early in the ...

Mother, 3 children killed in Port Lavaca fire | Calhoun  Victoria Advocate

PORT LAVACA - Jose Cumpean rushed out of his home Monday morning in an attempt to save his daughter and three grandchildren who lived next door.

Sandcrabs, Sandies soccer pick up district wins | Sports  Port Lavaca Wave

SANDIES. The Calhoun Sandies (8-3, 1-0) varsity soccer team won their first district game of the season Jan. 30 against the Lamar Consolidated Mustangs, 3-0.

Calhoun dominates Bayou Brawl | Around Town  Port Lavaca Wave

Girls. The Calhoun girls powerlifting team were back at it again over the weekend with a stellar historic performance at the Bayou Brawl meet. Calhoun smoked ...

Calhoun cross-country teams advance to regionals | Around Town  Port Lavaca Wave

The Calhoun High School cross-country teams competed at Seabourne Creek Nature Park Thursday in the District 27-5A meet.

Sandcrabs stumble against El Campo | Around Town  Port Lavaca Wave

EL CAMPO-—Two football teams that rely on running the ball met head-to-head Friday night in El Campo. The Calhoun Sandcrabs (1-1) took one on the chin in ...

Sandies takes down Lamar in district opener | Sports  Port Lavaca Wave

Varsity. The Calhoun Sandies varsity softball team kicked off district play with a 15-0 blowout win over the Lamar Consolidated Mustangs Feb. 27. One of the ...

Volleyball camp gives Sandies an early start | Local News  Port Lavaca Wave

The Calhoun High School and Travis Middle School volleyball players got a kick start to their season with the All-American Volleyball Camp.

Sandcrabs fall to Foster, beat Fulshear | Sports  Port Lavaca Wave

VARSITY. Foster. The Calhoun Sandcrabs varsity baseball team ran into the Foster Falcons March 13 and dropped a 13-1 contest at home. advertisement.

Iguana Fest 2018 slated April 6-7 | Around Town  Port Lavaca Wave

PORT LAVACA—Port Lavaca is once again gearing up for some funky kind of fun with Iguana Fest 2018 slated for April 6 and 7 in downtown Port Lavaca.

Roads closed in Calhoun County | Around Town  Port Lavaca Wave

Numerous roads are closed throughout Calhoun County due to flooding and debris due to Harvey, which was downgraded to a tropical storm earlier today.

Former Sandcrab, two others charged in death of Victoria man  Port Lavaca Wave

Raheem Davon Jones, 19, of Victoria, was arrested in Victoria Wednesday for capital murder by terror threat/other felony and aggravated robbery. Jones is a ...

Sandies dominate tri-match Tuesday | Around Town  Port Lavaca Wave

The Calhoun Sandies volleyball team picked up two wins Tuesday evening over the Rockport-Fulton Pirates, and the Floresville Jaguars.

Sandcrabs struggle to score runs in loss | Around Town  Port Lavaca Wave

Varsity. The Calhoun Sandcrabs varsity baseball team lost a district matchup 10-2 to the Lamar Consolidated Mustangs Friday night. The Sandcrabs dropped to ...

Travis track dominates the district | Around Town  Port Lavaca Wave

The Travis Middle School seventh and eighth grade boys and girls track teams competed in the district meet this past week and dominated, bringing home three ...

County purchases former Coastal Medical Clinic property for MMC use  Port Lavaca Wave

Calhoun County Commissioners authorized the purchase of the former Coastal Medical Clinic property at 701 N. Virginia St., using Memorial Medical Center ...

Calhoun's sub-varsity goes 2-1 | Sports  Port Lavaca Wave

JV Gold. The Calhoun Sandcrabs junior varsity Gold football team lost a close battle on the road against the Stafford Spartans Thursday night, 13-7. Calhoun ...

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