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Week of April 27-May 3, 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 [...]

BASEBALL: Area rankings (final)

April 29, 2014 // 0 Comments

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

BASEBALL: Area playoff schedule/results (complete)

April 29, 2014 // 0 Comments

NOTE: teams we cover are in boldface Games of April 27-May 3 Monday’s game TAPPS CLASS 5A Bi-district round Houston St. Pius X (18-14) 9, Central Catholic (16-13) 1 (Houston St. Pius X advances)   Wednesday’s game CLASS 4A BI-district round Clemens (18-9) 6, Brackenridge (14-9) 2 (best-of-3 series, Clemens [...]

BASEBALL: Area playoff pairings (complete)

April 28, 2014 // 0 Comments

  NOTE: teams we cover are in boldface Games of April 27-May 3 Monday’s game TAPPS CLASS 5A State quarterfinals Houston St. Pius X (18-14) 9, Central Catholic (16-13) 1   CLASS 5A BI-district round Southwest (12-10-1) vs. Brandeis (14-11): best-of-3 series: Game 1: 7:30 p.m., Thursday, at [...]

SOFTBALL: Area playoff schedule/results (thru May 3)

April 28, 2014 // 0 Comments

  NOTE: teams we cover are in boldface Games of April 27-May 3   Thursday’s games CLASS 5A BI-district round San Marcos (27-9) 5, East Central (25-7) 4 (best-of-3 series, San Marcos leads 1-0) Judson (28-6) 8, Southwest (27-9) 4 (best-of-3 series, Judson leads 1-0)   Friday’s games CLASS 5A [...]