BOYS BASKETBALL: Area playoff picture (thru Feb. 4)

Boys basketball playoff picture These are the area teams that have a chance to qualify for the playoffs (in alphabetical order): Through February 3 ALREADY QUALIFIED: Holy Cross (27-7, 10-1), Jefferson (20-7, 11-2), Lanier (17-12, 10-3), Sam Houston (14-9, 10-3). LIKELY QUALIFIERS: Brackenridge (19-11, 7-6), Central Catholic (25–8, 2–2), East Central (21–6, 5–1), St. Gerard (6-10 ???, 3-4), South… Read More BOYS BASKETBALL: Area playoff picture (thru Feb. 4)

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Area playoff picture (thru Feb. 2)

Girls basketball playoff picture These are the area teams that have a chance to qualify for the playoffs (in alphabetical order): Through February 2 ALREADY QUALIFIED: East Central (17-13, 5-3), Highlands (19-11, 13-1), Holy Cross (20-9, 10-3), Lanier (20-7, 12-3), Southside (19-10, 9-3), Southwest (22-8, 7-1). LIKELY QUALIFIERS: Harlandale (17-12, 10-4).  POSSIBLE QUALIFIERS: Burbank (17-14, 9-5), Brackenridge… Read More GIRLS BASKETBALL: Area playoff picture (thru Feb. 2)

BOYS BASKETBALL: This week’s results (thru Jan. 30)

NOTE: teams we cover are in boldface Games of Jan. 24–30 Monday’s games TAPPS 5–3A Boerne Geneva (24-9, 6-1) 74, Schertz John Paul II (8-15, 1-4) 38 Kerrville Our Lady of the Hills (18-4, 6-0) 57, Keystone (1-8 ???, 1-4) 36 Tuesday’s games District 28–6A Corpus Christi Carroll (16-5, 4-0) 68, South San (14-6, 3-1) 62 East… Read More BOYS BASKETBALL: This week’s results (thru Jan. 30)

GIRLS BASKETBALL: This week’s results (thru Jan. 30)

NOTE: teams we cover are in boldface Games of Jan. 24–30 Monday’s games TAPPS 5-3A Kerrville Our Lady of the Hills (10-10, 2-2) 41, Keystone (3-6 ???, 2-2) 37 Boerne Geneva (13-13, 4-0) 42, Schertz John Paul II (8-9 ???, 2-2) 35 Tuesday’s games District 28-6A Corpus Christi Carroll (19-7, 5-1) 82, South San (13-15, 1-5) 31… Read More GIRLS BASKETBALL: This week’s results (thru Jan. 30)

GIRLS BASKETBALL: This week’s results (thru Jan. 23)

NOTE: teams we cover are in boldface Games of Jan. 17–23 Monday’s games No games scheduled   Tuesday’s games District 28-6A Corpus Christi Ray (17-10, 3-1) 51, Corpus Christi Carroll (17-7, 3-1) 48 South San (13-13, 1-3) 65, Corpus Christi King (2-15, 0-4) 53 Southwest (18-8, 3-1) 65, East Central (14-12, 2-2) 46 District 27-5A Boerne Champion… Read More GIRLS BASKETBALL: This week’s results (thru Jan. 23)

BOYS BASKETBALL: This week’s results (thru Jan. 23)

NOTE: teams we cover are in boldface Games of Jan. 17–23 Monday’s games TAPPS 5–3A Kerrville Our Lady of the Hills (15-4, 3-0) 62, Giddings State School (1-3 ???, 1-3) 43 Tuesday’s games District 28–6A Corpus Christi Carroll (14-5, 2-0) 67, Corpus Christi Ray (5-18, 0-2) 61 East Central (17-6, 1-1) 86, Southwest (13-11, 1-1) 57 South… Read More BOYS BASKETBALL: This week’s results (thru Jan. 23)

GIRLS BASKETBALL: This week’s results (thru Jan. 16)

NOTE: teams we cover are in boldface Games of Jan. 10–16 Monday’s games No games scheduled Tuesday’s games District 28-6A Corpus Christi Carroll (16-6, 2-0) 46, Southwest (16-8, 1-1) 42 East Central (14-10, 2-0) 84, South San (12-12, 0-2) 31 Corpus Christi Ray (15-10, 1-1) 58, Corpus Christi King (2-13 ???, 0-2) 51 District 27-5A Boerne Champion (15-9, 5-4) 59,… Read More GIRLS BASKETBALL: This week’s results (thru Jan. 16)

BOYS BASKETBALL: This week’s results (thru Jan. 16)

NOTE: teams we cover are in boldface Games of Jan. 10–16 Monday’s games TAPPS 5-3A Kerrville Our Lady of the Hills (13-4, 1-0) 61, Giddings State School (0-2 ???, 0-2) 37 Tuesday’s games District 27-5A Alamo Heights (11-7, 7-0) 57, Kennedy (4-17 ???, 0-7) 36 Kerrville Tivy (14-6 ???, 5-2) 62, Floresville (5-15, 1-6) 34 Boerne Champion (18-5, 4-3) 53,… Read More BOYS BASKETBALL: This week’s results (thru Jan. 16)

GIRLS BASKETBALL WEEKLY ROUNDUP: Brack’s confidence swells with 2 key 28-5A victories

AREA TEAMS INCLUDED: Brackenridge, Brooks Academy, Burbank, Highlands, Holy Cross, Lanier, Sam Houston, South San, Young Women’s Leadership Academy. PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE: Link unavailable     Brackenridge coach Tamiko Matthews challenged her team at halftime Jan. 2 to do something special. “It’s not often you get a chance to… Read More GIRLS BASKETBALL WEEKLY ROUNDUP: Brack’s confidence swells with 2 key 28-5A victories

BOYS BASKETBALL WEEKLY REPORT: Three area teams make strong showings in Boerne

AREA TEAMS INCLUDED: Central Catholic, East Central, Edison, Highlands, Holy Cross, Lanier, Memorial, Sam Houston. PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE: Link unavailable   The Boerne ISD Tournament is recognized as one of the best around San Antonio, but that didn’t deter three area teams. In a matchup of two of the… Read More BOYS BASKETBALL WEEKLY REPORT: Three area teams make strong showings in Boerne

BOYS BASKETBALL: Southside has high hopes under Dalbert’s direction

AREA TEAMS INCLUDED: Southside. PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE: Link unavailable   Having taken three teams to the state tournament in a 17-year coaching career, first-year Southside coach Shawn Dalbert has high high aspirations for the Cardinals. Despite losing its first District 29-5A game by a wide-margin, Dalbert thinks Southside (6-11,… Read More BOYS BASKETBALL: Southside has high hopes under Dalbert’s direction

GIRLS BASKETBALL: McCollum holds off Jefferson to notch first 28-5A win

AREA TEAMS INCLUDED: Jefferson, McCollum. PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE: Link unavailable   When their game began Jan. 2, McCollum demonstrated its desire to pick up the thing that both itself and Jefferson lacked. The Cowboys (2-16, 1-5) doubled the score on the Mustangs (4-17, 0-7) in the first quarter, snaring… Read More GIRLS BASKETBALL: McCollum holds off Jefferson to notch first 28-5A win

BOYS BASKETBALL: Fox Tech building confidence for another run at postseason

AREA TEAMS INCLUDED: Fox Tech. PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE: Link unavailable   The benefit of playing better teams is that they’ll let you know what your team needs to improve on. Navarro (12-2) was willing to show Fox Tech (9-12) what it needed to concentrate on in practice when they… Read More BOYS BASKETBALL: Fox Tech building confidence for another run at postseason

BOYS BASKETBALL: East Central upsets Region IV champion Timberwolves

AREA TEAMS INCLUDED: East Central. PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE: Link unavailable     East Central (12-4) notched the biggest victory of Christmas week and arguably the area’s biggest win this season, felling defending Region IV champion Cedar Park 84-75 Dec. 22 at East Central. The Hornets dominated the opening quarter,… Read More BOYS BASKETBALL: East Central upsets Region IV champion Timberwolves

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Brackenridge connection guides Antonian to win over Hornets

AREA TEAMS INCLUDED: East Central. PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE: Link unavailable     Two coaches known for turning Brackenridge into a Class 4A basketball power made a triumphant return to the area Dec. 22. Former Eagles girls basketball coach Patrick Harvey and ex-Brack boys coach Ed Hooi – now Harvey’s… Read More GIRLS BASKETBALL: Brackenridge connection guides Antonian to win over Hornets

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Sam Houston makes statement with pair of decisive wins

AREA TEAMS INCLUDED: Brackenridge, Burbank, Edison, Harlandale, Highlands, Jefferson, Lanier, McCollum, Sam Houston, South San. PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE: http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/communities/southside/article/Sam-Houston-makes-statement-with-two-decisive-wins-6713679.php The first ingredient in the accepted playoff recipe is to beat the teams below you in the standings. Sam Houston (6-11, 2-2) showed that it has the wherewithal to reach… Read More GIRLS BASKETBALL: Sam Houston makes statement with pair of decisive wins

BOYS BASKETBALL: Brackenridge retains share of 28-5A lead despite close calls

AREA TEAMS INCLUDED: Brackenridge, Harlandale. PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE: http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/communities/southside/article/Brackenridge-retains-share-of-28-5A-lead-despite-6713667.php For three quarters of Brackenridge’s Dec. 15 District 28-5A game at Harlandale, Eagles coach Joey Isaac could understand how Ebeneezer Scrooge felt on Christmas eve. The scenes just kept getting worse, until the fourth quarter. Then the Eagles (13-5, 3-0)… Read More BOYS BASKETBALL: Brackenridge retains share of 28-5A lead despite close calls

GIRLS BASKETBALL: This week’s results (thru Jan. 9)

NOTE: teams we cover are in boldface Games of Jan. 3–9 Monday’s games Non-district Southwest (15-7) 57, Laredo Alexander (19-6) 46 Tuesday’s games District 27-5A Floresville (19-3, 8-0) 49, Alamo Heights (9-12, 3-4) 40 Kerrville Tivy (14-8, 5-2) 68, Memorial (1-19, 0-7) 22 San Marcos (10-7, 5-2) 48, Boerne Champion (14-8, 4-3) 44 Seguin (16-9, 5-2) 55, Kennedy (7-13 ???, 0-6 ???) 39… Read More GIRLS BASKETBALL: This week’s results (thru Jan. 9)

BOYS BASKETBALL: This week’s results (thru Jan. 9)

NOTE: teams we cover are in boldface Games of Jan. 3–9 Monday’s games No games scheduled Tuesday’s games District 27-5A San Marcos (13-8, 4-2) 66, Boerne Champion (16-5, 2-3) 61 (OT) Alamo Heights (9-7, 5-0) 65, Floresville (5-14, 1-5) 52 Seguin (7-14, 4-2) 77, Kennedy (4-15 ???, 0-5) 68 Kerrville Tivy (13-5 ???, 4-1) 69, Memorial (7-10, 2-3) 61… Read More BOYS BASKETBALL: This week’s results (thru Jan. 9)