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Week of April 20-26, 2014

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 [...]

BASEBALL: Bulldogs’ offense awakens during crunch time

April 30, 2014 // 0 Comments

Burbank defeats Lanier in do-or-die game, earns fifth-straight playoff trip   PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE: http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/communities/southside/article/Burbank-makes-it-to-playoffs-fifth-year-in-a-row-5436502.php   Count flexibility among Burbank coach Romeo [...]

SOFTBALL: Area rankings (final)

April 23, 2014 // 0 Comments

Final TOP 15: 1. Southwest 2. East Central 3. Holy Cross 4. McCollum 5. Brackenridge 6. Edison 7. Jefferson 8. South San 9. Harlandale 10. Highlands 11. Kennedy 12. Lanier 13. Providence 14. Southside 15. [...]

SOFTBALL: Hornets catch Carroll off guard in tiebreaker

April 23, 2014 // 0 Comments

  Doege stymies Tigers in 28-5A second-place game East Central faced Corpus Christi Carroll for a third time this season Monday. So, Hornets coach Megan McCutcheon decided to change things up. It worked like a charm. Senior Taylor Doege made the start in the pitcher’s circle for the District 28-5A second-place [...]

SOFTBALL: Area playoff schedule/results (updated April 26)

April 23, 2014 // 0 Comments

NOTE: teams we cover are in boldface Games of April 24-26 Thursday’s games CLASS 5A BI-district round East Central (24-6) 3, Taft (18-9) 2 (10 innings) (best-of-3 series: East Central leads 1-0) CLASS 4A BI-district round Boerne Champion (15-11) 6, Brackenridge (17-10-1) 2 (best-of-3 series: Boerne Champion leads [...]

BASEBALL: This week’s schedule/results (thru April 26)

April 21, 2014 // 0 Comments

  NOTE: teams we cover are in boldface Games of April 20-26 Tuesday’s games District 28-5A East Central (12-10-2, 2-7) 8, South San (13-12, 3-6) 2 Corpus Christi King (13-8  ???, 6-3) 11, Southwest (11-10-1, 4-5) 1 (5 innings) Corpus Christi Carroll (26-3, 9-0) 11, Steele (13-13, 3-6) 1 (6 innings) District [...]

SOFTBALL: Area playoff pairings (complete)

April 20, 2014 // 0 Comments

  NOTE: teams we cover are in boldface Games of April 20-26   CLASS 5A BI-district round Southwest (25-8) vs. Brandeis (13-13): best-of-3 series: Game 1: 5 p.m., Friday, Northside Field No. 1; Game 2: noon, Saturday, at Southwest; Game 3: 2 p.m., Saturday, at Southwest (if necessary) East Central [...]

BASEBALL: Area playoff picture (final)

April 20, 2014 // 0 Comments

  Baseball playoff picture These are the area teams that qualified for the playoffs (in alphabetical order): Final QUALIFIERS:  Brackenridge (14-8, 10-2), Burbank (8-16-1, 5-7), Central Catholic (14-12, 6-4), Harlandale (12-12, 8-6), Highlands (10-12, 5-7), McCollum (24-5, 11-3), South San (14-13, 3-7), Southwest [...]

BASEBALL: Brack offense returns in win over Lanier

April 20, 2014 // 0 Comments

Rangel shuts out Voks PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE: http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/communities/southside/article/Brack-s-offense-is-fickle-but-Eagles-keep-winning-5419144.php Brackenridge (13-8, 9-2) bounced back from a sub-par offensive showing Tuesday against Jefferson to defeat [...]