FOOTBALL: Rouse second-half comeback takes down Harlandale

Indians built halftime lead in second region-round game Brandon Ramon’s Harlandale career lasted long enough for it to come full circle, if only for a fraction of one play. As a sophomore, Ramon started at wide receiver. He became a receiver again in the first quarter of the Indians’ Class 4A Region round game at… Read More FOOTBALL: Rouse second-half comeback takes down Harlandale

FOOTBALL: Area playoff results 2013 (complete)

NOTE: teams we cover are in boldface Games of Nov. 15-16 Friday’s games CLASS 5A Division I Bi-district round Warren (9-2) 48, East Central (5-6) 44 O’Connor (8-3) 31, Southwest (5-6) 6 CLASS 4A Division I Bi-district round Hays (9-2) 45, Brackenridge (7-4) 20 Harlandale (9-2) 37, Gregory-Portland (4-7) 35 Division II Bi-district round Kerrville… Read More FOOTBALL: Area playoff results 2013 (complete)

BOYS BASKETBALL: This week’s results (updated Nov. 30)

NOTE: teams we cover are in boldface Games of Nov. 25-30 Tuesday’s results Non-district Southwest (1-3 ???) 67, Marshall (3-5) 61 South San (2-2) 60, Southside (3-6) 59 Holmes (6-6) 70, Jefferson (1-6) 32 Edison (2-5) 65, Harlandale (2-2) 57 McCollum (6-2) 58, Burbank (2-4 ???) 55 Antonian (7-1) 68, Highlands (3-6) 53 Lanier (1-1) vs. Memorial (3-6),… Read More BOYS BASKETBALL: This week’s results (updated Nov. 30)

GIRLS BASKETBALL: This week’s results (updated Nov. 30)

NOTE: teams we cover are in boldface Games of Nov. 25-30 Monday’s results Non-district Memorial (4-5) 35, Pearsall (5-10) 29 Tuesday’s results District 28-4A Brennan (9-0, 1-0) 73, Young Women’s Leadership Academy (1-6, 0-1) 4 Brackenridge (13-4, 1-0) 55, Fox Tech (3-8, 0-1) 14 Highlands (8-5 ???, 1-0) 62, Burbank (2-6 ???, 0-1) 38 Lanier (3-6 ???, 1-0)… Read More GIRLS BASKETBALL: This week’s results (updated Nov. 30)

FOOTBALL: Holy Cross seniors silenced naysayers, kept tradition intact

Knights’ second-half comeback falls short in state quarterfinals When they were freshmen, observers weren’t all that impressed with Holy Cross’ football class of 2014. Think of 2012 Olympic gymnast McKayla Maroney and her dour expression after receiving a medal that wasn’t gold. This season rendered those doubts among the Knights’ faithful. In fact, the seniors helped extend… Read More FOOTBALL: Holy Cross seniors silenced naysayers, kept tradition intact

BOYS BASKETBALL: Late 3-pointer gives South San first victory

NOTE: Photos from this game and the Harlandale-South San JV game from Nov. 22 at Harlandale available for purchase at: kjtoso.photoreflect.com Harlandale can’t maintain eight-point halftime lead in first loss A three-point shot from senior wing Eric Alcozer with about 2.5 seconds remaining enabled South San (1-2) to edge Harlandale 57-53 Friday at the Indians’… Read More BOYS BASKETBALL: Late 3-pointer gives South San first victory

FOOTBALL: Houston-area school eliminates Holy Cross with late TD

Knights’ second-half comeback falls short in state quarterfinals Three 100-yard rushers helped Katy Pope John XXIII (9-2) overcome four turnovers and defeat Holy Cross Saturday in a TAPPS Division II quarterfinal game. Holy Cross, which finished its season with an 8-4 record, fought back to tie it 14-14 after falling behind by two touchdowns. However,… Read More FOOTBALL: Houston-area school eliminates Holy Cross with late TD

FOOTBALL: Harlandale erupts early, holds on late to beat RGC

Indians defense, Ramon keys to 23-point second quarter Behind a courageous performance from senior quarterback Brandon Ramon, Harlandale advanced to the third round of the playoffs and second time in school history Saturday at the Laredo Student Activity Center. The Indians (10-2) used a 23-point scoring flurry in the second quarter to down tenacious Rio… Read More FOOTBALL: Harlandale erupts early, holds on late to beat RGC

MID-WEEK GIRLS BASKETBALL REPORT: Brackenridge soars to three quick victories at Jaguar Classic

Memorial comes back for OT win over Fox Tech at Cole TEAMS INCLUDED: Brackenridge, Fox Tech, Harlandale, Highlands, Lanier, Memorial, Southwest, Southside. Brackenridge got off to a strong start last Thursday and Friday in one of the area’s most prestigious girls basketball tournaments. The Eagles (10-3) put themselves in the championship bracket of the Jaguar… Read More MID-WEEK GIRLS BASKETBALL REPORT: Brackenridge soars to three quick victories at Jaguar Classic

MID-WEEK BOYS BASKETBALL REPORT: Buttons split first two games at NEISD Tourney

Southside drubs Cotulla at St. Anthony Tourney opener TEAMS INCLUDED: Central Catholic, Highlands, Southside. Tuesday morning, Central Catholic (2-4) did what opposing teams need to do against Highlands (3-4). The Buttons weathered the storm in the first pool play game for both teams at the Northeast ISD Invitational. Central Catholic bolted to a 41-23 halftime… Read More MID-WEEK BOYS BASKETBALL REPORT: Buttons split first two games at NEISD Tourney

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Young Highlands wins while learning to play together

Brack wins three of four in SAISD Tourney http://www.mysanantonio.com/community/southside/news/article/Highlands-advances-to-consolation-game-in-4992007.php  Photos taken by KJ Toso. For more photos (including the Highlands-Brennan JV game) or to purchase photos, please visit: kjtoso.photoreflect.com Highlands has had some growing pains, but its sophomore-dominated team is making good progress, as evidenced by its advancement to the consolation championship game at the… Read More GIRLS BASKETBALL: Young Highlands wins while learning to play together

BOYS BASKETBALL: While Richards weighs decision, Eagles off to flying start

Southside nets first victory under Vela   http://www.mysanantonio.com/community/southside/news/article/Brack-claims-consolation-win-4992006.php     Now that the Brackenridge portion of his football career is over, the Eagles await Ramon Richards’ decision on whether he’ll play basketball this year. Meanwhile, the senior standout’s prospective teammates have served notice that they’ll be fine, with or without Richards. Brackenridge (2-2) hadn’t played… Read More BOYS BASKETBALL: While Richards weighs decision, Eagles off to flying start

FOOTBALL: Burbank hopes to grow a playoff tradition from loss to powerhouse Tivy

Bulldogs went from winless to postseason berth http://www.mysanantonio.com/community/southside/news/article/Burbank-loses-by-wide-margin-but-confidence-4991838.php The contrast in football traditions between the combatants that met in the Class 4A Division II bi-district game last Friday at Benson Stadium on the University of the Incarnate Word campus couldn’t have been more vast. Kerrville Tivy (7-4) is currently best known as the alma mater… Read More FOOTBALL: Burbank hopes to grow a playoff tradition from loss to powerhouse Tivy

GIRLS BASKETBALL: This week’s schedule/results (updated Nov. 22)

NOTE: teams we cover are in boldface Games of Nov. 18-23 Tuesday’s results Non-district Clark (5-2) 61, East Central (3-4) 23 Southside (3-3) 67, South San (2-3) 57 Southwest (7-1) 66, McCollum (2-5) 52 Harlandale (4-4) 53, Jefferson (3-6) 43 Kennedy (1-3) 36, Fox Tech (2-5) 13 Holy Cross (3-4) 60, Providence (1-5) 42 Sam Houston (0-4 ???) at Stevens (3-3), 7:30 p.m. (score unavailable)… Read More GIRLS BASKETBALL: This week’s schedule/results (updated Nov. 22)

BOYS BASKETBALL: This week’s schedule/results (updated Nov. 23)

NOTE: teams we cover are in boldface Games of Nov. 18-23 Monday’s results Non-district Brackenridge (2-2) vs. Memorial (1-3) at Edgewood Gym, 6 p.m. (score unavailable) Madison (1-1 ???) 64, Sam Houston (1-1) 45 Tuesday’s results Non-district Reagan (4-2) 53, McCollum (1-2) 39 Harlandale (2-0) 49, Jefferson (1-5) 38 New Braunfels (5-2) 80, Kennedy (0-3) 42 Seguin (2-1) 67, South San (0-2) 62… Read More BOYS BASKETBALL: This week’s schedule/results (updated Nov. 23)

FOOTBALL: Area playoff schedule (Nov. 29-30)

NOTE: teams we cover are in boldface Games of Nov. 15-16 Friday’s games CLASS 5A Division I Bi-district round Warren (9-2) 48, East Central (5-6) 44 O’Connor (8-3) 31, Southwest (5-6) 6 CLASS 4A Division I Bi-district round Hays (9-2) 45, Brackenridge (7-4) 20 Harlandale (9-2) 37, Gregory-Portland (4-7) 35 Division II Bi-district round Kerrville… Read More FOOTBALL: Area playoff schedule (Nov. 29-30)

FOOTBALL: Bi-district previews (Friday’s games)

FRIDAY Class 5A Division I O’Connor (7-3) at Southwest (5-5), 7:30 p.m. Southwest lost 42-14 to District 28-5A champion Steele last Friday in its final regular-season game, and the road won’t get much easier. They’ll face 27-5A champion O’Connor, which returns several players who reached the state semifinals last year. The returnees include quarterback Zach… Read More FOOTBALL: Bi-district previews (Friday’s games)

BOYS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Central Catholic, East Central rebound from opening losses

Burbank wins two at San Antonio Christian Tourney TEAMS INCLUDED: Brackenridge, Burbank, Central Catholic, East Central, Memrial, Southside. Central Catholic and East Central each lost their opening games, but put those losses behind them in the opening round of the Northside ISD Tournament Thursday. East Central’s senior backcourt of Ceddrick Ali and Brandon McClure combined… Read More BOYS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Central Catholic, East Central rebound from opening losses

GIRLS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Southside wins first two games in own tourney

Three area teams win SAISD Tourney openers TEAMS INCLUDED: Brackenridge, East Central, Edison, Highlands, Southside. Southside (2-2) began its tournament by winning its first two games of the season Thursday. The Cardinals defeated Holmes 38-32 and El Paso Del Valle 55-50 on the first day of the tournament. Against Del Valle, Desiree Rodriguez erupted for… Read More GIRLS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Southside wins first two games in own tourney

MID-WEEK GIRLS BASKETBALL REPORT: South San uses strong start to defeat Edison

Floresville edges Brackenridge in OT TEAMS INCLUDED: Brackenridge, Burbank, Edison, Harlandale, Highlands, Kennedy, Lanier, Sam Houston, South San. Senior Kim Tobias scored 18 points Tuesday, leading South San (1-2) to a 55-46 win at Edison (2-3). The Bobcats built a 25-17 halftime lead. Yasmine Andrade and Kassandra Valadez each contributed 10 points for South San.… Read More MID-WEEK GIRLS BASKETBALL REPORT: South San uses strong start to defeat Edison

MIDWEEK BOYS BASKETBALL REPORT: Alamo Heights spoils McConaghy’s Buttons coaching debut

Highlands surprises East Central in opener TEAMS INCLUDED: Burbank, Central Catholic, Fox Tech, Harlandale, Highlands, Kennedy, Lanier, McCollum, Memorial, South San. Host Alamo Heights defeated Central Catholic 73-60 Wednesday, handing the Buttons a loss in Bruce McConaghy’s first game as the school’s coach. Central Catholic established a 32-29 halftime lead, but went cold in the… Read More MIDWEEK BOYS BASKETBALL REPORT: Alamo Heights spoils McConaghy’s Buttons coaching debut

GIRLS BASKETBALL: This week’s results (updated Nov. 16)

NOTE: teams we cover are in boldface Games of Nov. 10-16 Monday’s results Non-district Holy Cross (2-3) 67, Young Women’s Leadership Academy (1-2) 34 Tuesday’s games Non-district Southwest (6-1) 56, Holmes (0-3) 24 Alamo Heights (1-2) 54,  Southside (0-2) 34. Highlands (5-2) 41, Kennedy (0-2) 30 Antonian (5-2) 57,  McCollum (1-4) 40 Smithson Valley (4-3) 40, East Central (1-1)… Read More GIRLS BASKETBALL: This week’s results (updated Nov. 16)

BOYS BASKETBALL: This week’s results (updated Nov. 16)

NOTE: teams we cover are in boldface Games of Nov. 10-16 Monday’s results Non-district FEAST (0-0) at Brackenridge (0-0), 7:30 p.m. (score unavailable) Tuesday’s games Non-district Memorial (1-0) 66, Fox Tech (0-1) 40 Hawkins (1-0) 58, Holy Cross (0-1) 38 McCollum (1-0) 57, South San (0-1) 49 Holmes (1-0) 76, Southwest (0-1) 74 Lanier (1-0) 70,  Kennedy (0-1) 37… Read More BOYS BASKETBALL: This week’s results (updated Nov. 16)

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Harlandale takes fourth behind 5A schools at own tourney

Southwest takes consolation title with win over Edison PLEASE RETURN TO THIS LINK TUESDAY FOR THE HARLANDALE ISD TOURNAMENT STORY ON THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE   From its early schedule, it’d be easy to assume that Harlandale is a Class 5A school. After opening the season against 28-5A representative East Central, the young Indians (2-3) found themselves… Read More GIRLS BASKETBALL: Harlandale takes fourth behind 5A schools at own tourney

FOOTBALL: Lanier steamrolls Burbank 41-0 in 28-4A finale

Bulldogs had first playoff bid since 1978 in back pocket PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK TO THIS STORY ON THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE: http://www.mysanantonio.com/community/southside/news/article/Lanier-steamrolls-Burbank-41-0-4975380.php   On the heels of a 2012 season during which nothing seemed to go Lanier’s way, the Voks had a little extra appreciation for their return to the playoffs. Although everything figuratively… Read More FOOTBALL: Lanier steamrolls Burbank 41-0 in 28-4A finale