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May 2014

SOFTBALL: The Woodlands scouting report

May 29, 2014 // 0 Comments

Southwest (34-11) vs. The Woodlands (38-3) Class 5A semifinals 6 p.m. Friday at McCombs Field, Austin The Woodlands, No. 1 in one state poll, is making its second state appearance and hopes the outcome is the same as its first excursion to Austin in 2011. The Highlanders won the Class 5A title. Three players return who [...]

SOFTBALL: Road to the state tournament

May 27, 2014 // 0 Comments

Road to the state tournament Scores for each 2014 Southwest playoff game Bi-district round (Southwest won series 2-0) Southwest 15, Brandeis 2 (5 innings) Southwest 12, Brandeis 6 Area round (Southwest won series 2-1) Judson 8, Southwest 4 Southwest 14, Judson 4 (6 innings) Southwest 14, Judson 7 Region IV quarterfinals [...]

SOFTBALL: State playoff schedule/results (complete)

May 26, 2014 // 0 Comments

NOTE: teams we cover are in boldface Games of May 25-31 Friday’s games CLASS 5A State semifinals Deer Park (38-6) 6, Lubbock Coronado (36-5) 1 The Woodlands (39-3) 12, Southwest (34-12) 2 (6 innings) Saturday’s game CLASS 5A State championship Deer Park (39-6) 8, The Woodlands (39-4) [...]

SOFTBALL: Southwest perseveres to lock in first trip to state

May 24, 2014 // 0 Comments

Dragons edge San Marcos in 8th inning Photos taken by KJ Toso. For more photos or to purchase photos, please visit: http://kjtoso.photoshelter.com PLEASE FOLLOW THIS  LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE: Southwest began the third game of the Region IV finals as though they were going to win it in a sprint. When it [...]

SOFTBALL: San Marcos outslugs Southwest in Game 1

May 23, 2014 // 0 Comments

Dragons’ six-game win streak ends in Region IV finals PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE: After winning four of their previous five games by one run, San Marcos apparently was ready to break out offensively. The Rattlers (33-10) turned the tables on Southwest (33-10) Thursday at the Northeast [...]

SOFTBALL: Area playoff schedule/results (thru May 24)

May 19, 2014 // 0 Comments

NOTE: teams we cover are in boldface Games of May 18-24 Thursday’s game CLASS 5A Region IV championship San Marcos (33-9) 17, Southwest (33-10) 7 (5 innings) (best-of-three series, San Marcos leads 1-0) Friday’s game CLASS 5A Region IV championship Southwest (34-10) 7, San Marcos (33-10) 3(best-of-three [...]

SOFTBALL: Southwest makes history with San Benito sweep

May 17, 2014 // 0 Comments

Dragons earn first Elite Eight berth Photos taken by KJ Toso. For more photos or to purchase photos, please visit: http://kjtoso.photoshelter.com PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE: http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/communities/southside/article/Southwest-sets-its-mind-to-winning-5490259.php The [...]

SOFTBALL: Area playoff schedule/results (complete)

May 12, 2014 // 0 Comments

NOTE: teams we cover are in boldface Games of May 11-17 Friday’s game CLASS 5A Region IV semifinals Southwest (32-9) 7, San Benito (27-5) 2 (best-of-3 series, Southwest leads 1-0)   Saturday’s games CLASS 5A Region IV semifinals Southwest (33-9) 9, San Benito (27-6) 6 (best-of-3 series, Southwest wins [...]

SOFTBALL: St. Joseph maintains its hold on Holy Cross

May 11, 2014 // 0 Comments

Knights reach TAPPS state quarters for second year   PLEASE RETURN TO THIS STORY TUESDAY FOR A LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE: http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/communities/southside/article/Victoria-St-Joseph-stymies-Holy-Cross-5471862.php   Victoria St. Joseph remains Holy Cross’ nemesis, for [...]

SOFTBALL: Dragons hitters solve Rockets’ pitching

May 8, 2014 // 0 Comments

Judson can’t contain Southwest’s offense in area round     PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE: http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/communities/southside/article/Southwest-bests-Judson-in-area-round-series-5454469.php   Like an iceberg, there’s much more to [...]

SOFTBALL: San Marcos slips past East Central in 2 nail-biters

May 8, 2014 // 0 Comments

PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE: http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/communities/southside/article/Softball-roundup-5454471.php   East Central didn’t go down without a fight. In fact, the Hornets (24-8) succumbed to San Marcos (29-9) in a best-of-three Class 5A area-round series last [...]

BASEBALL: McCollum can’t quite get over the hump vs. G-P

May 8, 2014 // 0 Comments

Cowboys lose close one in Game 1, but Wildcats romp in Game 2   PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE:   http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/communities/southside/article/McCollum-loses-bi-district-series-5454515.php   McCollum was able to break up Gregory-Portland’s no-hit bid [...]

SOFTBALL: Area playoff schedule/results (complete)

May 8, 2014 // 0 Comments

NOTE: teams we cover are in boldface Games of May 4-10 Monday’s game TAPPS CLASS 4A State quarterfinals Victoria St. Joseph (24-11) 10, Holy Cross (26-11-1) 5 (Victoria St. Joseph advances)   Thursday’s game CLASS 5A Region IV quarterfinals Southwest (30-9) 11, Steele (19-13) 9 (best-of-3 series, [...]

SOFTBALL: Cowboys push bi-district series to three games

May 4, 2014 // 0 Comments

Victoria East records back-to-back wins over McCollum To win a playoff softball series, more than raw ability is required. Teams generally also have to keep a competitive edge for the two or three games it takes to accomplish the task. District 29-4A runner-up McCollum (17-8) picked up valuable experience last weekend in [...]

SOFTBALL: Holy Cross holds on to surpass area round

May 2, 2014 // 0 Comments

  Knights set up rematch Monday with Victoria St. Joseph Holy Cross’ area-round win at Houston Lutheran South wasn’t a thing of beauty, but it accomplished the mission. The Knights (15-11) advanced to the state quarterfinals for the second-consecutive season with a victory over the Pioneers Saturday. Holy [...]

BASEBALL: South San makes most of second qualifying chance

May 1, 2014 // 0 Comments

Bobcats win tie-breaker, make third-straight playoff trip South San picked the perfect time to end its swoon. The Bobcats (14-13, 3-7) lost their last six District 28-5A games, landing them in a fourth-place tie with Steele (13-15, 3-7). However, South San reversed the skid with a decisive 13-7 victory over the Knights in [...]