BOYS BASKETBALL: Foul shooting enables Dripping Springs to hold off Edison

Tigers make 20 of 25 free throws in fourth quarter A thriller devolved into a horror movie for Edison as the fourth quarter progressed last Friday at Canyon Lake High School. Edison, which finished with a 24-11 record, trailed Dripping Springs (24-11) by two points with little more than three minutes remaining in the Class… Read More BOYS BASKETBALL: Foul shooting enables Dripping Springs to hold off Edison

BOYS BASKETBALL: Curtain comes down on Bernal’s Lanier career

Hays makes last 12 free throws, defeats Voks 60-52 Photos taken by KJ Toso. For more photos or to purchase photos, please visit: http://kjtoso.photoshelter.com   There’s no way to know how many wins first-year Hays coach Robert Lucero will accumulate in his career, but there was a feeling that a torch was being passed Feb.… Read More BOYS BASKETBALL: Curtain comes down on Bernal’s Lanier career

BOYS BASKETBALL PLAYOFF ROUNDUP: Central Catholic finishes one game shy of state finals

Sam Houston breezes to quarterfinals; Harlandale snares OT win in bi-district round Photo taken by KJ Toso. For more photos or to purchase photos, please visit: http://kjtoso.photoshelter.com TEAMS INCLUDED: Central Catholic, Harlandale, Highlands, McCollum, Memorial, South San, Sam Houston. When Central Catholic was 3-6, some observers must have doubted that this year’s Buttons would finish their… Read More BOYS BASKETBALL PLAYOFF ROUNDUP: Central Catholic finishes one game shy of state finals

SOFTBALL WEEKEND REPORT: Brackenridge comes back to take SAISD title from Edinburg

South San stingy in own tournament Photos taken by KJ Toso. For more photos or to purchase photos, please visit: http://kjtoso.photoshelter.com TEAMS INCLUDED:Brackenridge, Harlandale, McCollum, Memorial, South San. Brackenridge softball picked up where the basketball team left off, sweeping its way to the SAISD Tournament over the weekend. The Eagles (4-1) trailed 2-1 entering the… Read More SOFTBALL WEEKEND REPORT: Brackenridge comes back to take SAISD title from Edinburg

SOFTBALL: This week’s results (thru Feb. 22)

NOTE: teams we cover are in boldface Games of Feb. 16-22 Tuesday’s games Non-district Eagle Pass Winn (???) at Kennedy (1-2), TBA (score unavailable) Lanier (0-2) vs. Hawkins (0-0) at Mission Concepcion Park, 5:30 p.m. (score unavailable) East Central (3-2) 14, Lee (1-4) 4 (6 innings) Roosevelt (2-3) 12, Southside (2-3) 8 Southwest (1-1) at Eagle Pass… Read More SOFTBALL: This week’s results (thru Feb. 22)

BOYS BASKETBALL: Jones’ gamble pays off in Hornets’ bi-district win

East Central holds off O’Connor for first playoff win in at least five years Photos taken by KJ Toso. For more photos or to purchase photos, please visit: http://kjtoso.photoshelter.com With the game on the line Monday at South San, East Central senior forward Jeremy Jones was playing with house money. As O’Connor brought the ball… Read More BOYS BASKETBALL: Jones’ gamble pays off in Hornets’ bi-district win

BASEBALL: This week’s results (thru Feb. 22)

NOTE: teams we cover are in boldface Games of Feb. 16-22 Monday’s games Non-district Lanier (1-0) 11, Sam Houston (0-1) 0 (5 innings) McCollum (1-0) 6, Marshall (0-1) 3 Brackenridge (1-0) 6, Southwest (0-1) 3 (8 innings) Central Catholic (1-0) 16, Edison (0-1) 1 (5 innings) East Central (1-0) 9, Burbank (0-1) 0 Holy Cross (1-0) 6, Lytle… Read More BASEBALL: This week’s results (thru Feb. 22)

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Reagan ambushes Southwest in area round

Dragons can’t overcome cold shooting against state-ranked Rattlers PLEASE RETURN TO THIS STORY TUESDAY FOR A LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE Coming off one of the biggest wins in Southwest girls basketball history, there may have been some concern about a letdown last Friday in its Class 5A area-round game. Instead, what the Dragons… Read More GIRLS BASKETBALL: Reagan ambushes Southwest in area round

BOYS BASKETBALL: Highlands beats Brack without top scorer

Second-quarter Owls run gives Eagles uphill climb PLEASE RETURN TO THIS STORY TUESDAY FOR A LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE Playing without its top scorer, DeMarcus Hartfield, Highlands needed to find willing volunteers to put points on the scoreboard in what was anticipated to be a close regular-season finale against Brackenridge. Fortunately for the… Read More BOYS BASKETBALL: Highlands beats Brack without top scorer

BOYS BASKETBALL: Area playoff results (thru Feb. 22)

NOTE: teams we cover are in boldface Games of Feb. 17-22 Monday’s games CLASS 5A BI-district round East Central (24-8) 55, O’Connor (18-13) 52 Tuesday’s games CLASS 5A BI-district round Brandeis (20-7) 65, South San (15-17) 33 CLASS 4A BI-district round Edison (24-10) 61, Alamo Heights (28-5) 56 Hays (21-9) 60, Lanier (25-9) 52 Clemens (29-4) 91, Highlands… Read More BOYS BASKETBALL: Area playoff results (thru Feb. 22)

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Acuna’s foul shots help Eagles finish comeback victory over Hays

Brackenridge wipes out eight-point deficit in final quarter, but falls to Rouse in area round Photo taken by KJ Toso. For more photos or to purchase photos, please visit: kjtoso.photoreflect.com PLEASE RETURN TO THIS STORY TUESDAY FOR A LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE Hays couldn’t anticipate the full ramifications of what it had done… Read More GIRLS BASKETBALL: Acuna’s foul shots help Eagles finish comeback victory over Hays

BOYS BASKETBALL: Buttons get revenge against St. Anthony in championship game

Central Catholic wins two close games in 2-5A tourney Central Catholic (24-7) exacted its revenge on St. Anthony Saturday at Alamo Convocation Center for ending their 20-game winning streak three days earlier. The Buttons prevailed 84-83 over the Yellowjackets (21-11) in the finals of the TAPPS District 2-5A Tournament. St. Anthony had defeated Central Catholic… Read More BOYS BASKETBALL: Buttons get revenge against St. Anthony in championship game

BOYS BASKETBALL: Area playoff schedule (updated Feb. 16)

NOTE: teams we cover are in boldface Games of Feb. 17-22 CLASS 5A BI-district round East Central (23-8) vs. Brandeis (19-7) at South San, 7 p.m., Monday South San (15-16) vs. O’Connor (18-12) at Bill Greehey Arena, St. Mary’s U., 8 p.m., Tuesday CLASS 4A BI-district round Edison (23-10) vs. Alamo Heights (28-4) at U. of Incarnate Word,… Read More BOYS BASKETBALL: Area playoff schedule (updated Feb. 16)

BOYS BASKETBALL: Area playoff picture (final)

Boys basketball playoff picture These are the area teams that have a chance to qualify for the playoffs (in alphabetical order): Final QUALIFIERS: Central Catholic (24-7, 5-1), East Central (23-8, 9-1), Edison (23-11, 12-2), Harlandale (22-11, 11-3), Highlands (16-15, 9-5), Lanier (24-8, 10-4), McCollum (22-10, 12-2), Memorial (12-19, 7-7), Sam Houston (22-9, 10-0), South San… Read More BOYS BASKETBALL: Area playoff picture (final)