GIRLS BASKETBALL WEEKLY REPORT: Brooks Academy storms back into 26-3A playoff race

Southwest maintains first in 28-6A; Harlandale upends Brack AREA TEAMS INCLUDED: Brackenridge, Brooks Academy, Burbank, Harlandale, Jefferson, McCollum, South San, Southwest. PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE: http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/communities/southside/article/Brooks-Academy-overcomes-rough-start-6046325.php   Brooks Academy (2-3 in district) had a rough introduction to District 26-3A this season, losing its first three games by a combined 88… Read More GIRLS BASKETBALL WEEKLY REPORT: Brooks Academy storms back into 26-3A playoff race

BOYS BASKETBALL: Fifth-straight win catapults Brackenridge into third in 28-5A

Eagles suddenly winning by wide margins AREA TEAMS INCLUDED: Brackenridge, Edison. PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE: http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/communities/southside/article/Brackenridge-now-winning-close-games-6046317.php Earlier in the season, Brackenridge’s young team struggled to win close games. Lately, the Eagles have been avoiding them altogether. Brackenridge (12-10, 6-4) claimed its fifth-consecutive District 28-5A.victory Friday at Harlandale. It finally was… Read More BOYS BASKETBALL: Fifth-straight win catapults Brackenridge into third in 28-5A

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Salinas returns to lift Holy Cross into third place

Defense, rebounding carry Knights AREA TEAMS INCLUDED: Holy Cross. PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE: http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/communities/southside/article/Holy-Cross-injured-guard-sparks-victory-on-6046302.php A week before Holy Cross’ game against San Antonio Christian Saturday, Knights point guard Brianna Sallinas left the same gym in a stretcher. Salinas was taken to Christus Santa Rosa Hospital after colliding with the Holy… Read More GIRLS BASKETBALL: Salinas returns to lift Holy Cross into third place

BOYS BASKETBALL: Area playoff picture (thru Jan. 31)

Boys basketball playoff picture These are the area teams that have a chance to qualify for the playoffs (in alphabetical order): Through Jan. 31 ALREADY QUALIFIED: Lanier (19-11, 12-0). LIKELY QUALIFIERS: Brackenridge (12-12, 6-6), Burbank (21-7, 8-3), Central Catholic (18-14, 2-1), East Central (15-11, 3-2), Fox Tech (12-15 ???, 2-3), Sam Houston (9-12, 7-5), South San… Read More BOYS BASKETBALL: Area playoff picture (thru Jan. 31)

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Area playoff picture (thru Jan. 31)

Girls basketball playoff picture These are the area teams that have a chance to qualify for the playoffs (in alphabetical order): Through Jan. 31 ALREADY QUALIFIED: Highlands (22-9, 12-0), Sam Houston (16-7 ???, 11-2), Southside (18-7, 9-1). LIKELY QUALIFIERS: Brooks Academy (6-11 ???, 2-5), East Central (13-14, 3-4), Harlandale (15-15, 9-5), Holy Cross (15-11, 7-4), Lanier… Read More GIRLS BASKETBALL: Area playoff picture (thru Jan. 31)

BOYS BASKETBALL: This week’s results (thru Jan. 31)

NOTE: teams we cover are in boldface Games of Jan. 25-31 Monday’s games No games scheduled Tuesday’s games District 28-6A Southwest (12-11, 1-3) 59, Corpus Christi Ray (10-15, 0-4) 39 Corpus Christi Carroll (19-4, 4-0) 58, South San (19-6, 2-2) 47 East Central (15-10, 3-1) 100, Corpus Christi King (16-10, 2-2) 86 District 27-5A Boerne Champion (13-14 ???, 4-7) 52, Kennedy… Read More BOYS BASKETBALL: This week’s results (thru Jan. 31)

GIRLS BASKETBALL: This week’s results (thru Jan. 31)

NOTE: teams we cover are in boldface Games of Jan. 25-31 Monday’s games No games scheduled Tuesday’s games District 28-6A Corpus Christi Carroll (24-4, 5-1) 76, South San (11-17, 1-5) 22 Corpus Christi King (9-21, 2-4) 55, East Central (12-14, 2-4) 50 Southwest (20-8, 5-1) 53, Corpus Christi Ray (20-8, 3-3) 49 District 27-5A Alamo Heights (13-9 ???, 7-6) 42, Seguin (12-16,… Read More GIRLS BASKETBALL: This week’s results (thru Jan. 31)

GIRLS BASKETBALL WEEKLY REPORT (Jan. 11-17): Rockets, Manzanares kick Mules

Harlandale hangs in 28-5A race with two wins AREA TEAMS INCLUDED: Brackenridge, Burbank, Edison, Harlandale, Holy Cross, Jefferson, Kennedy, McCollum, Providence, Southside. PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE: http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/communities/southside/article/Lamkin-s-legacy-spurs-Hurricanes-to-win-6030780.php Kennedy (7-16, 2-7) sprung the biggest upset so far in District 27-5A Tuesday, defeating Alamo Heights (12-7, 6-4) 36-28 at Kennedy Alamo Heights… Read More GIRLS BASKETBALL WEEKLY REPORT (Jan. 11-17): Rockets, Manzanares kick Mules

BOYS BASKETBALL WEEKLY REPORT (Jan. 11-17): Fox Tech opens 26-3A with statement win

South San shines in 28-6A opener; Edison snaps streak AREA TEAMS INCLUDED: Edison, Fox Tech, Jefferson, McCollum, South San, Southside. PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE: http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/communities/southside/article/Memorial-misses-first-win-but-coach-sees-6025720.php Fox Tech (11-10, 1-0) pulled out two close games last week, including their District 26-3A opener against Natalia 68-62 Friday. The Buffaloes were tied with… Read More BOYS BASKETBALL WEEKLY REPORT (Jan. 11-17): Fox Tech opens 26-3A with statement win

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Lamkin’s team carries on her legacy

Sam Houston holds off Lanier AREA TEAMS INCLUDED: Lanier, Sam Houston. PLEASE RETURN TO THIS STORY TUESDAY FOR A LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE: http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/communities/southside/article/Lamkin-s-legacy-spurs-Hurricanes-to-win-6030780.php Those acquainted with late Sam Houston girls basketball coach Milyse Lamkin knew her as a fighter. Lamkin died of cancer in August after a years-long battle. The players she… Read More GIRLS BASKETBALL: Lamkin’s team carries on her legacy

BOYS BASKETBALL: McCollum learning to win the tight games

Cowboys prevail, Harlandale’s last shot off the mark AREA TEAMS INCLUDED: Harlandale, McCollum. PLEASE RETURN TO THIS STORY TUESDAY FOR A LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE: http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/communities/southside/article/District-28-5A-draws-intense-competition-6030807.php   Adding Harlandale, McCollum and Sam Houston to an already potent basketball district has created a minefield of trials and tribulations. Of the 20 games played between… Read More BOYS BASKETBALL: McCollum learning to win the tight games

BOYS BASKETBALL: Memorial seems to be closing in on first 27-5A win

Minutemen took Champion and San Marcos to the wire AREA TEAMS INCLUDED: Memorial. PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE: http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/communities/southside/article/Memorial-misses-first-win-but-coach-sees-6025720.php   Its first District 27-5A victory continues to elude Memorial, but the Minutemen remained right on the cusp of it. Memorial (7-18, 0-8) lost its last three games in the district by… Read More BOYS BASKETBALL: Memorial seems to be closing in on first 27-5A win

GIRLS BASKETBALL: This week’s results (thru Jan. 24)

NOTE: teams we cover are in boldface Games of Jan. 18-24 Monday’s games No games scheduled Tuesday’s games District 28-6A Corpus Christi Carroll (22-4, 3-1) 39, Corpus Christi Ray (19-7, 2-2) 26 South San (11-15, 1-3) 73, Corpus Christi King (8-20, 1-3) 68 Southwest (17-8, 3-1) 41, East Central (10-13, 2-2) 38  District 27-5A Lockhart (4-16 ???, 1-8 ???)… Read More GIRLS BASKETBALL: This week’s results (thru Jan. 24)

BOYS BASKETBALL: This week’s results (thru Jan. 24)

NOTE: teams we cover are in boldface Games of Jan. 18-24 Monday’s games No games scheduled Tuesday’s games District 28-6A Corpus Christi King (16-8, 2-0) 62, South San (18-5, 1-1) 45 East Central (13-10, 1-1) 102, Southwest (15-9, 1-1) 59 Corpus Christi Carroll (17-4 ???, 2-0) 57, Corpus Christi Ray (10-13, 0-2) 46 District 27-5A Floresville (17-10, 6-3) 54, Kennedy (7-17, 1-8) 48… Read More BOYS BASKETBALL: This week’s results (thru Jan. 24)

GIRLS BASKETBALL WEEKLY REPORT: Dragons pull out District 28-6A opener

YWLA stays hot; Kennedy downs Memorial AREA TEAMS INCLUDED: Brackenridge, Edison, Harlandale, Jefferson, Kennedy, McCollum, Memorial, Sam Houston, Southside, Southwest, Young Women’s Leadership Academy.                                     PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE: link unavailable Southwest (15-7,… Read More GIRLS BASKETBALL WEEKLY REPORT: Dragons pull out District 28-6A opener

BOYS BASKETBALL WEEKLY REPORT: Central Catholic gathering momentum as district season approaches

Rockets record double-digit win over Minutemen AREA TEAMS INCLUDED: Burbank, Central Catholic, Harlandale, Kennedy, Memorial, Sam Houston. Photos taken by KJ Toso. For more photos or to purchase photos, please visit: http://kjtoso.photoshelter.com                                              … Read More BOYS BASKETBALL WEEKLY REPORT: Central Catholic gathering momentum as district season approaches

BOYS BASKETBALL: Holy Cross hits its stride in 4-4A season

Knights rapidly improving under first-year coach Curran AREA TEAMS INCLUDED: Holy Cross. PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE: http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/communities/southside/article/Holy-Cross-hits-its-stride-in-4-4A-season-6010410.php Midway through the season, Holy Cross and its first-year coach have reached an understanding. TAPPS District 4-4A wins over Laredo St. Augustine Tuesday (73-64) and Victoria St. Joseph Friday (78-46) were evidence of the fact… Read More BOYS BASKETBALL: Holy Cross hits its stride in 4-4A season

GIRLS BASKETBALL WEEKLY REPORT (Dec. 28-Jan. 3): Voks defeat Edison, seize second in 28-5A

Brackenridge knots up 28-5A race AREA TEAMS INCLUDED: Brackenridge, Brooks Academy, Burbank, Edison, Harlandale, Highlands, Jefferson, Lanier, McCollum, Young Women’s Leadership Academy. PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE: http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/communities/southside/article/Southside-awakens-blows-away-Laredo-Martin-after-5997030.php   Lanier (13-10, 5-2) bounced back from a loss four days earlier to claim second place in District 28-5A with a 55-34 win… Read More GIRLS BASKETBALL WEEKLY REPORT (Dec. 28-Jan. 3): Voks defeat Edison, seize second in 28-5A

BOYS BASKETBALL WEEKLY REPORT (Dec. 28-Jan. 3): Bobcats put exclamation point on week with win over Laredo LBJ

Lanier hangs onto share of 28-5A lead AREA TEAMS INCLUDED: Brackenridge, Edison, Harlandale, Highlands, Lanier, Sam Houston, South San.                                 PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE: http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/communities/southside/article/Southwest-gets-revenge-on-New-Braunfels-Canyon-5997034.php     South San (15-4) capped a full week with… Read More BOYS BASKETBALL WEEKLY REPORT (Dec. 28-Jan. 3): Bobcats put exclamation point on week with win over Laredo LBJ