Cole Weaver was told it couldn’t be done.It was impossible for someone to play Division I college baseball while being enrolled in a full-time ROTC program.And there was absolutely no chance a scholarship would transfer from a Division III program to Division I.Weaver, who starred at Santa Fe Christian, beat the odds on all counts. With a military background that includes a grandfather who was in the Marines, an uncle who was in the Army, a cousin who is a major in the Marines and another who is in the Army reserves, Weaver said he “felt the call to serve.”He also wanted to play college baseball, so he enrolled at NCAA Division III St. John’s University in Minnesota, where he hit .382 as a freshman and helped the Johnnies win the conference tournament and advance to a regional final for the first time.But after a year shivering in the cold, Weaver wanted a bigger challenge and sought out Baylor, both for the school’s baseball program and ROTC.He was told … [Read more...] about Alumni report: SFC grad combines college baseball and ROTC
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Sponsored content provided by St. Philips College Updated 3:32 pm CDT, Thursday, April 11, 2019 Photo: St. Philip's College Photo: St. Philip's College Image 1 of / 12 Caption Close Image 1 of 12 Photo: St. Philip's College 2019 St. Philip's College CultureFest and Rib Cook-Off lineup announced 1 / 12 Back to Gallery The 2019 St. Philip's College CultureFest and Rib Cook off Fiesta event, with its annual focus on education and fun for all, takes place April 25 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 1801 Martin Luther King Drive. CultureFest is unique in San Antonio. While parking, admission, concerts, rides and activities for the kiddos are free, a bevy of family-friendly food and non-food … [Read more...] about 2019 St. Philip’s College CultureFest and Rib Cook-Off lineup announced
College basketball's premier event, the Final Four, kicks off this weekend in Minneapolis. Former President Barack Obama always filled out a bracket, with varying success, but we wanted to know if there were other connections between politicians and college basketball — and there are.Test your knowledge about politics and college basketball in our latest quiz. Hint: We've given away the answer to one of the questions. If you can't see the portal below, click this link to take the quiz.And if you want to follow all The Dallas Morning News coverage of Texas Tech's journey to the Final Four, we have you covered. Auburn and Virginia meet Saturday at 5:09 p.m., with Michigan State and Texas Tech to follow. … [Read more...] about For Final Four weekend, take our quiz to test your knowledge of college basketball and politics
Mrs. BennettWellcome Library While browsing Morbid Anatomy recently I did a double take: is that the hypochondriac matriarch of Pride and Prejudice, only zombified? No, Lizzy's mother has not succumbed to the unmentionable scourge - yet. This Mrs. Bennett is a coincidentally named Georgian lady who suffered from an unnamed skin ailment, from which she fortunately makes a full recovery. You'll have to wait until my April 1 review of P&P&Z to discover if the Bennets of Longbourne are so lucky! … [Read more...] about One week to my Pride and Prejudice and Zombies review!
A DESPERATE family have issued a plea to find a "Nanny McPhee" tutor to take on their "nightmare" kids - after seven have quit. They have put out an ad for a £100-an-hour position for a no-nonsense Mary Poppins-type to blow in from the east to whip their children into shape - who must be prepared for pranks and fighting. Since 2016 the Birmingham-based family have lost multiple tutors, with one describing the two girls and twin boys as "the devil reincarnated". But whoever takes on the challenge of teaching the kids - aged five, seven and 11 - will take home a tidy paycheck for their efforts. They reference Nanny McPhee in their advert on Tutor House - a nanny who instils discipline in the children she comes to care for, who have run off all their past nannys with bad behaviour. Following that theme the parents warn the successful applicant "must be prepared for physical fighting, swearing and shouting, and even pranks that the children like to play, like throwing flour and … [Read more...] about Family-of-four’s desperate ad for £100-an-hour ‘Nanny McPhee’ tutor after SEVEN quit due to ‘nightmare’ kids