BASEBALL WEEKEND REPORT: McCollum gets sneak preview of 29-4A at Southwest Tourney

South San finishes one win short of NEISD Tourney finals Photos taken by KJ Toso. For more photos or to purchase photos, please visit: http://kjtoso.photoshelter.com TEAMS INCLUDED: Central Catholic, Edison, Harlandale, Highlands, Kennedy, McCollum, Memorial, Sam Houston, South San, Southwest. PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER STORY: http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/communities/southside/article/McCollum-wins-three-of-four-games-at-Southwest-5285713.php McCollum split four games at the… Read More BASEBALL WEEKEND REPORT: McCollum gets sneak preview of 29-4A at Southwest Tourney

SOFTBALL: Uvalde’s clutch hits overwhelm Harlandale

Lobos break open 29-4A opener with 10-run seventh PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER STORY: http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/communities/southside/article/Uvalde-defeats-Harlandale-5285728.php Sometimes the frequency of hits isn’t as important as when they materialize. Uvalde’s base hits all seemed to arrive when the Lobos (7-7, 1-0) needed them Friday at the Frank Tejeda Complex. In the District 29-4A opener… Read More SOFTBALL: Uvalde’s clutch hits overwhelm Harlandale

BOYS BASKETBALL: Sam Houston may be 3A state Cinderella, but has prepared for challenge

Hurricanes reach state for first time since 2005 with regional-final win over West Oso PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER STORY: http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/communities/southside/article/Sam-Houston-ready-for-the-big-time-5285688.php Sam Houston may look like the Cinderella of the Class 3A state finalists – given the Hurricanes’ relative youth and inexperience – but the proverbial glass slipper doesn’t fit quite as… Read More BOYS BASKETBALL: Sam Houston may be 3A state Cinderella, but has prepared for challenge

BOYS BASKETBALL: Sam Houston returns to state for first time since 2005

Hurricanes overpower former nemesis West Oso for Region IV title Sam Houston dominated Corpus Christi West Oso from the outset Saturday afternoon to advance to the state tournament for the first time since 2005 and sixth time in the program’s storied history. The Hurricanes (27-9), No. 6 in the final Texas Association of Basketball Coaches… Read More BOYS BASKETBALL: Sam Houston returns to state for first time since 2005

BOYS BASKETBALL DIGEST: Sam Houston earns second-straight appearance in regional finals

Hurricanes bury Hidalgo after halftime in semifinal Defense continues to propel Sam Houston. Through their first four postseason games, the young Hurricanes have held opponents to 49.8 points per outing. Friday in the Class 3A Region IV semifinals at American Bank Center in Corpus Christi, Sam Houston (26-9) forced 26 turnovers in a 63-42 win… Read More BOYS BASKETBALL DIGEST: Sam Houston earns second-straight appearance in regional finals

SOFTBALL WEEKEND REPORT: Southwest stuns top-ranked Smithson Valley

East Central takes second in Seguin Tourney; McCollum blanks Southside in 29-4A opener TEAMS INCLUDED: Burbank, East Central, Edison, Highlands, Holy Cross, Lanier, McCollum, Southside, South San, Southwest. Yanira Fernandez, Caitlin Terrazas and Kamerie Vidales all hit home runs Friday as Southwest (9-4) overpowered Smithson Valley (11-2), No. 1 in the Express-News area rankings. The Dragons’… Read More SOFTBALL WEEKEND REPORT: Southwest stuns top-ranked Smithson Valley

SOFTBALL: This week’s results (thru March 1)

NOTE: teams we cover are in boldface Games of Feb. 23-March 1 Tuesday’s games Non-district Holy Cross (9-4)  4, Bandera (0-3 ???) 3 East Central (9-2) 10, Reagan (4-8) 0 (5 innings) Judson (10-4) 2, Southwest (8-4) 1 Highlands (2-5) 4, Kennedy (2-5) 3 South San (6-1) 13, Burbank (2-7-1) 0 (5 innings) Lanier (4-5) 22, Memorial… Read More SOFTBALL: This week’s results (thru March 1)

BASEBALL: This week’s results (thru March 1)

NOTE: teams we cover are in boldface Games of Feb. 23-March 1 Monday’s results Non-district St. Anthony (5-3) 19, Memorial (0-4) 5 (5 innings) Tuesday’s games Non-district Central Catholic (4-2) 3, Brennan (3-4) 1 New Braunfels (5-1) 13, Highlands (2-3) 0 Southside (2-4) 4, Jefferson (1-4) 0 South San (5-2) 10, Holy Cross (3-4) 1 Harlandale (3-3) 7, Lanier (1-3) 2 McCollum (6-0) 10,… Read More BASEBALL: This week’s results (thru March 1)

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

BOYS BASKETBALL: Area playoff schedule/results (thru March 1)

NOTE: teams we cover are in boldface Games of Feb. 24-March 1 Friday’s games CLASS 5A Regional quarterfinals Madison (27-6) 64, East Central (25-9) 58 CLASS 3A Regional quarterfinals Sam Houston (25-9) 66, Fredericksburg (28-9) 50 Friday’s games CLASS 3A Region IV semifinals Sam Houston (26-9) 63, Hidalgo (30-9) 42 Saturday’s games CLASS 3A Region IV finals Sam… Read More BOYS BASKETBALL: Area playoff schedule/results (thru March 1)