SOFTBALL: This week’s results (thru March 1)

NOTE: teams we cover are in boldface Games of Feb. 23-March 1 Tuesday’s games Non-district Holy Cross (9-4)  4, Bandera (0-3 ???) 3 East Central (9-2) 10, Reagan (4-8) 0 (5 innings) Judson (10-4) 2, Southwest (8-4) 1 Highlands (2-5) 4, Kennedy (2-5) 3 South San (6-1) 13, Burbank (2-7-1) 0 (5 innings) Lanier (4-5) 22, Memorial… Read More SOFTBALL: This week’s results (thru March 1)

BASEBALL: This week’s results (thru March 1)

NOTE: teams we cover are in boldface Games of Feb. 23-March 1 Monday’s results Non-district St. Anthony (5-3) 19, Memorial (0-4) 5 (5 innings) Tuesday’s games Non-district Central Catholic (4-2) 3, Brennan (3-4) 1 New Braunfels (5-1) 13, Highlands (2-3) 0 Southside (2-4) 4, Jefferson (1-4) 0 South San (5-2) 10, Holy Cross (3-4) 1 Harlandale (3-3) 7, Lanier (1-3) 2 McCollum (6-0) 10,… Read More BASEBALL: This week’s results (thru March 1)

BOYS BASKETBALL: Foul shooting enables Dripping Springs to hold off Edison

Tigers make 20 of 25 free throws in fourth quarter A thriller devolved into a horror movie for Edison as the fourth quarter progressed last Friday at Canyon Lake High School. Edison, which finished with a 24-11 record, trailed Dripping Springs (24-11) by two points with little more than three minutes remaining in the Class… Read More BOYS BASKETBALL: Foul shooting enables Dripping Springs to hold off Edison

BOYS BASKETBALL: Curtain comes down on Bernal’s Lanier career

Hays makes last 12 free throws, defeats Voks 60-52 Photos taken by KJ Toso. For more photos or to purchase photos, please visit: http://kjtoso.photoshelter.com   There’s no way to know how many wins first-year Hays coach Robert Lucero will accumulate in his career, but there was a feeling that a torch was being passed Feb.… Read More BOYS BASKETBALL: Curtain comes down on Bernal’s Lanier career

BOYS BASKETBALL PLAYOFF ROUNDUP: Central Catholic finishes one game shy of state finals

Sam Houston breezes to quarterfinals; Harlandale snares OT win in bi-district round Photo taken by KJ Toso. For more photos or to purchase photos, please visit: http://kjtoso.photoshelter.com TEAMS INCLUDED: Central Catholic, Harlandale, Highlands, McCollum, Memorial, South San, Sam Houston. When Central Catholic was 3-6, some observers must have doubted that this year’s Buttons would finish their… Read More BOYS BASKETBALL PLAYOFF ROUNDUP: Central Catholic finishes one game shy of state finals

BOYS BASKETBALL: Area playoff schedule/results (thru March 1)

NOTE: teams we cover are in boldface Games of Feb. 24-March 1 Friday’s games CLASS 5A Regional quarterfinals Madison (27-6) 64, East Central (25-9) 58 CLASS 3A Regional quarterfinals Sam Houston (25-9) 66, Fredericksburg (28-9) 50 Friday’s games CLASS 3A Region IV semifinals Sam Houston (26-9) 63, Hidalgo (30-9) 42 Saturday’s games CLASS 3A Region IV finals Sam… Read More BOYS BASKETBALL: Area playoff schedule/results (thru March 1)

SOFTBALL WEEKEND REPORT: Brackenridge comes back to take SAISD title from Edinburg

South San stingy in own tournament Photos taken by KJ Toso. For more photos or to purchase photos, please visit: http://kjtoso.photoshelter.com TEAMS INCLUDED:Brackenridge, Harlandale, McCollum, Memorial, South San. Brackenridge softball picked up where the basketball team left off, sweeping its way to the SAISD Tournament over the weekend. The Eagles (4-1) trailed 2-1 entering the… Read More SOFTBALL WEEKEND REPORT: Brackenridge comes back to take SAISD title from Edinburg

SOFTBALL: This week’s results (thru Feb. 22)

NOTE: teams we cover are in boldface Games of Feb. 16-22 Tuesday’s games Non-district Eagle Pass Winn (???) at Kennedy (1-2), TBA (score unavailable) Lanier (0-2) vs. Hawkins (0-0) at Mission Concepcion Park, 5:30 p.m. (score unavailable) East Central (3-2) 14, Lee (1-4) 4 (6 innings) Roosevelt (2-3) 12, Southside (2-3) 8 Southwest (1-1) at Eagle Pass… Read More SOFTBALL: This week’s results (thru Feb. 22)

BOYS BASKETBALL: Jones’ gamble pays off in Hornets’ bi-district win

East Central holds off O’Connor for first playoff win in at least five years Photos taken by KJ Toso. For more photos or to purchase photos, please visit: http://kjtoso.photoshelter.com With the game on the line Monday at South San, East Central senior forward Jeremy Jones was playing with house money. As O’Connor brought the ball… Read More BOYS BASKETBALL: Jones’ gamble pays off in Hornets’ bi-district win

BASEBALL: This week’s results (thru Feb. 22)

NOTE: teams we cover are in boldface Games of Feb. 16-22 Monday’s games Non-district Lanier (1-0) 11, Sam Houston (0-1) 0 (5 innings) McCollum (1-0) 6, Marshall (0-1) 3 Brackenridge (1-0) 6, Southwest (0-1) 3 (8 innings) Central Catholic (1-0) 16, Edison (0-1) 1 (5 innings) East Central (1-0) 9, Burbank (0-1) 0 Holy Cross (1-0) 6, Lytle… Read More BASEBALL: This week’s results (thru Feb. 22)

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Reagan ambushes Southwest in area round

Dragons can’t overcome cold shooting against state-ranked Rattlers PLEASE RETURN TO THIS STORY TUESDAY FOR A LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE Coming off one of the biggest wins in Southwest girls basketball history, there may have been some concern about a letdown last Friday in its Class 5A area-round game. Instead, what the Dragons… Read More GIRLS BASKETBALL: Reagan ambushes Southwest in area round

BOYS BASKETBALL: Highlands beats Brack without top scorer

Second-quarter Owls run gives Eagles uphill climb PLEASE RETURN TO THIS STORY TUESDAY FOR A LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE Playing without its top scorer, DeMarcus Hartfield, Highlands needed to find willing volunteers to put points on the scoreboard in what was anticipated to be a close regular-season finale against Brackenridge. Fortunately for the… Read More BOYS BASKETBALL: Highlands beats Brack without top scorer

BOYS BASKETBALL: Area playoff results (thru Feb. 22)

NOTE: teams we cover are in boldface Games of Feb. 17-22 Monday’s games CLASS 5A BI-district round East Central (24-8) 55, O’Connor (18-13) 52 Tuesday’s games CLASS 5A BI-district round Brandeis (20-7) 65, South San (15-17) 33 CLASS 4A BI-district round Edison (24-10) 61, Alamo Heights (28-5) 56 Hays (21-9) 60, Lanier (25-9) 52 Clemens (29-4) 91, Highlands… Read More BOYS BASKETBALL: Area playoff results (thru Feb. 22)

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Acuna’s foul shots help Eagles finish comeback victory over Hays

Brackenridge wipes out eight-point deficit in final quarter, but falls to Rouse in area round Photo taken by KJ Toso. For more photos or to purchase photos, please visit: kjtoso.photoreflect.com PLEASE RETURN TO THIS STORY TUESDAY FOR A LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE Hays couldn’t anticipate the full ramifications of what it had done… Read More GIRLS BASKETBALL: Acuna’s foul shots help Eagles finish comeback victory over Hays

BOYS BASKETBALL: Buttons get revenge against St. Anthony in championship game

Central Catholic wins two close games in 2-5A tourney Central Catholic (24-7) exacted its revenge on St. Anthony Saturday at Alamo Convocation Center for ending their 20-game winning streak three days earlier. The Buttons prevailed 84-83 over the Yellowjackets (21-11) in the finals of the TAPPS District 2-5A Tournament. St. Anthony had defeated Central Catholic… Read More BOYS BASKETBALL: Buttons get revenge against St. Anthony in championship game

BOYS BASKETBALL: Carroll ends Southwest’s playoff hopes in tiebreaker

Corpus Christi Carroll (18-10) pulled out a victory in the closing minutes of the District 28-5A fourth-place tie-breaker game against Southwest (10-23) Friday at Victoria East. The Tigers won 82-76. Both teams finished the 28-5A season with 4-6 records. In fact, each lost its last district game. They split two head-to-head games, necessitating the additional,… Read More BOYS BASKETBALL: Carroll ends Southwest’s playoff hopes in tiebreaker

BOYS BASKETBALL MID-WEEK REPORT: McCollum edges Harlandale to nail down second place in 29-4A

TEAMS INCLUDED: Burbank, Central Catholic, East Central, Edison, Harlandale, Holy Cross, Jefferson, Kennedy, Lanier, McCollum, Memorial, South San, Southwest. Host McCollum (22-10, 12-2) won its sixth-consecutive game, bumping rival Harlandale (22-11, 11-3) out of second place in District 29-4A Tuesday by a slim margin. One of the two teams has swept the series each of… Read More BOYS BASKETBALL MID-WEEK REPORT: McCollum edges Harlandale to nail down second place in 29-4A

GIRLS BASKETBALL MID-WEEK/PLAYOFF REPORT: Southwest downs O’Connor for bi-district win

Harlandale pushes Victoria West to brink in 53-50 loss; Holy Cross ends season with blowout win Photo taken by KJ Toso. For more photos or to purchase photos, please visit: kjtoso.photoreflect.com TEAMS INCLUDED:East Central, Harlandale, Highlands, Holy Cross, Lanier, Sam Houston, Southside, Southwest. Southwest recorded its second bi-district win in four years Tuesday at the… Read More GIRLS BASKETBALL MID-WEEK/PLAYOFF REPORT: Southwest downs O’Connor for bi-district win

BOYS BASKETBALL: Area playoff schedule (updated Feb. 16)

NOTE: teams we cover are in boldface Games of Feb. 17-22 CLASS 5A BI-district round East Central (23-8) vs. Brandeis (19-7) at South San, 7 p.m., Monday South San (15-16) vs. O’Connor (18-12) at Bill Greehey Arena, St. Mary’s U., 8 p.m., Tuesday CLASS 4A BI-district round Edison (23-10) vs. Alamo Heights (28-4) at U. of Incarnate Word,… Read More BOYS BASKETBALL: Area playoff schedule (updated Feb. 16)

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Hurricanes storm into playoffs with win over Pleasanton

Green rises to Senior Night challenge with career game PLEASE RETURN TO THIS STORY TUESDAY FOR A LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/communities/southside/article/Sam-Houston-wins-fourth-consecutive-game-5221851.php Once the District 28-3A season began, Sam Houston’s fortunes began to turn around — as if the Hurricanes had found the light switch. The truth behind their metamorphosis that normalcy had… Read More GIRLS BASKETBALL: Hurricanes storm into playoffs with win over Pleasanton

BOYS BASKETBALL: Memorial takes step toward playoffs with win over Medina Valley

Minutemen’s press generates 25 turnovers, fuels second-half resurgence Photo taken by KJ Toso. To view or purchase more photos, please visit: kjtoso.photoreflect.com PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE: Link unavailable The first time Memorial employed its full court press, it didn’t seem to rattle host Medina Valley a bit. So, the second… Read More BOYS BASKETBALL: Memorial takes step toward playoffs with win over Medina Valley

BOYS BASKETBALL WEEKEND REPORT: Edison hands state-ranked Brennan first 28-4A loss

East Central clinches share of title while Southwest enters playoff hunt in 28-5A; Highlands returns to playoffs TEAMS INCLUDED: Brackenridge, East Central, Edison, Harlandale, Highlands, Jefferson, Kennedy, Lanier, McCollum, Memorial, South San, Southside, Southwest. Second-place Edison (22-10, 11-2) tagged first-place Brennan (26-5, 12-1) with its first loss of the District 28-4A season Saturday at the Alamo… Read More BOYS BASKETBALL WEEKEND REPORT: Edison hands state-ranked Brennan first 28-4A loss