GIRLS BASKETBALL: Playoff-bound Southwest bonds together for win that reflects on Rodriguez

East Central reaches postseason despite loss PLEASE RETURN TO THIS STORY TUESDAY FOR A LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE   Perhaps the best measure of what Tiffani Rodriguez means to Southwest was on display Friday at the Dragons’ gym, when her teammates came together to stave off a potential upset bid from East Central.… Read More GIRLS BASKETBALL: Playoff-bound Southwest bonds together for win that reflects on Rodriguez

BOYS BASKETBALL WEEKEND REPORT: Edison passes test from Brackenridge, qualifies for playoffs

Lanier beats Highlands, ties Owls for third in 28-4A TEAMS INCLUDED: Brackenridge, East Central, Edison, Fox Tech, Harlandale, Highlands, Jefferson, Kennedy, Lanier, McCollum, Memorial, Sam Houston, South San, Southside, Southwest. Three of Edison’s last four District 29-4A games have been decided by four points or fewer. The Golden Bears (20-10, 9-2) must be adapting to… Read More BOYS BASKETBALL WEEKEND REPORT: Edison passes test from Brackenridge, qualifies for playoffs

GIRLS BASKETBALL WEEKEND REPORT: Harlandale brushes off scare from Memorial, qualifies for playoffs

Highlands sews up third place in 28-4A with win over Lanier TEAMS INCLUDED: Brackenridge, Burbank, Harlandale, Highlands, Jefferson, Lanier, Memorial, Sam Houston, Young Women’s Leadership Academy. Memorial’s quest for its first District 29-4A victory nearly claimed a high-profile victim. The Minutemen (4-26, 0-13) outscored Harlandale 29-24 in the second half Friday at Memorial. The fourth-place… Read More GIRLS BASKETBALL WEEKEND REPORT: Harlandale brushes off scare from Memorial, qualifies for playoffs

BOYS BASKETBALL: Central Catholic’s runs carry it to 19th-consecutive win

Buttons utilize defense, depth to beat St. Michael’s PLEASE RETURN TO THIS STORY TUESDAY FOR A LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE: Link unavailable Central Catholic’s players are well-aware of the winning streak, that now is at 19 games. The idea is to keep it as motivation, rather than let it become an albatross. So… Read More BOYS BASKETBALL: Central Catholic’s runs carry it to 19th-consecutive win

GIRLS BASKETBALL MID-WEEK REPORT: Burbank upsets rival Edison in 28-4A

Second-half rally carries Southside past 29-4A co-leader Medina Valley; Sam Houston qualifies for playoffs TEAMS INCLUDED: Brackenridge, Burbank, Edison, Harlandale, Jefferson, Kennedy, Lanier, McCollum, Memorial, Sam Houston, South San, Southside, Southwest, Young Women’s Leadership Academy. Burbank built an early lead Tuesday at Alamo Convocation Center but, after Edison threatened to overtake them, the Bulldogs (7-21, 4-10)… Read More GIRLS BASKETBALL MID-WEEK REPORT: Burbank upsets rival Edison in 28-4A

BOYS BASKETBALL MID-WEEK REPORT: Buttons hold off St. Anthony for 18th-straight win

Unbeaten East Central claims second 28-5A win over Carroll this season TEAMS INCLUDED: Brackenridge, Burbank, Central Catholic, East Central, Edison, Fox Tech, Harlandale, Highlands, Jefferson, Kennedy, Lanier, McCollum, Sam Houston, South San, Southwest. Central Catholic survived its most difficult challenge since its winning streak began Nov. 26. Despite the test, the Buttons (21-6, 3-0) extended… Read More BOYS BASKETBALL MID-WEEK REPORT: Buttons hold off St. Anthony for 18th-straight win

BOYS BASKETBALL: Area playoff picture (thru Feb. 1)

Boys basketball playoff picture These are the area teams that have a chance to qualify for the playoffs (in alphabetical order): Through Feb. 1 ALREADY QUALIFIED: Central Catholic (22-6, 4-0), East Central (21-7, 7-0), Edison (20-11, 9-2), Harlandale (20-10, 9-2), McCollum (19-10, 9-2), Sam Houston (19-9, 7-0). LIKELY QUALIFIERS: Highlands (13-14 ???, 7-4), Holy Cross… Read More BOYS BASKETBALL: Area playoff picture (thru Feb. 1)

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Area playoff picture (thru Feb. 1)

Girls basketball playoff picture These are the area teams that have a chance to qualify for the playoffs (in alphabetical order): Through Feb. 1 ALREADY QUALIFIED: Brackenridge (25-5, 14-1), East Central (10-18, 3-6), Harlandale (19-12, 8-5), Highlands (22-11, 11-4), Lanier (14-16, 10-6), Sam Houston (9-17, 7-2), Southside (17-13, 9-4), Southwest (23-9, 6-3). LIKELY QUALIFIERS: none. … Read More GIRLS BASKETBALL: Area playoff picture (thru Feb. 1)

BOYS BASKETBALL: This week’s results (thru Feb. 1)

NOTE: teams we cover are in boldface Games of Jan. 26-Feb. 1 Tuesday’s games District 28-5A South San (13-14, 3-3) 63, Southwest (8-20, 2-4) 56 District 28-4A Highlands (13-13 ???, 7-3) 70, Jefferson (6-21, 2-8) 59 Brennan (24-4, 10-0) 57, Lanier (20-8, 6-4) 47 Brackenridge (14-15, 4-6) 67, Burbank (12-16, 3-7) 60 (OT) District 29-4A Harlandale (19-10, 8-2) 72,… Read More BOYS BASKETBALL: This week’s results (thru Feb. 1)

GIRLS BASKETBALL: This week’s results (thru Feb. 1)

NOTE: teams we cover are in boldface Games of Jan. 26-Feb. 1 Tuesday’s games District 28-5A Southwest (22-9, 5-3) 71, South San (10-19, 1-7) 47 District 28-4A Burbank (7-21 ???, 4-10) 40, Edison (13-19, 6-8) 32 Brackenridge (25-5, 13-1) 70, Jefferson (10-16, 5-10) 38 Brennan (27-1, 14-0) 93, Fox Tech (5-23, 2-13) 10 District 29-4A Floresville (21-10, 11-1) 74, Memorial (4-25,… Read More GIRLS BASKETBALL: This week’s results (thru Feb. 1)

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Cardinals take place among 29-4A leaders with win over Uvalde

Southside rides 17-1 run to third place in district PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK TO THE STORY ON THE STORY ON THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE: http://www.mysanantonio.com/community/southside/news/article/Cardinals-take-place-among-leaders-in-29-4A-5179973.php It’s rare for a team to invade the District 29-4A throne room reserved for Floresville, Harlandale and Medina Valley, but that’s what Southside has accomplished so far this season. The… Read More GIRLS BASKETBALL: Cardinals take place among 29-4A leaders with win over Uvalde

BOYS BASKETBALL: Sam Houston avoids distractions, romps past Poteet

Senior Seals makes welcome contribution for Hurricanes PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK TO STORY ON THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE: http://www.mysanantonio.com/community/southside/news/article/Sam-Houston-conquers-formidable-district-foe-in-5179999.php Sam Houston had a couple of reasons to have a letdown Saturday in Poteet. First, the game was one of 11 in the area to be postponed from Friday to Saturday because of icy weather. The unusual… Read More BOYS BASKETBALL: Sam Houston avoids distractions, romps past Poteet