SOFTBALL: Southwest perseveres to lock in first trip to state

Dragons edge San Marcos in 8th inning Photos taken by KJ Toso. For more photos or to purchase photos, please visit: http://kjtoso.photoshelter.com PLEASE FOLLOW THIS  LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE: Southwest began the third game of the Region IV finals as though they were going to win it in a sprint. When it turned… Read More SOFTBALL: Southwest perseveres to lock in first trip to state

SOFTBALL: Southwest rebounds to deal San Marcos first 2014 postseason loss

Dragons keep fighting for state berth PLEASE FOLLOW THIS A LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE: Southwest drew on both its inner and its physical reserves Friday at Mary Ann Villarreal Field No. 1 to force a third game in its Class 5A Region IV final series with San Marcos. On the heels of a… Read More SOFTBALL: Southwest rebounds to deal San Marcos first 2014 postseason loss

SOFTBALL: San Marcos outslugs Southwest in Game 1

Dragons’ six-game win streak ends in Region IV finals PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE: After winning four of their previous five games by one run, San Marcos apparently was ready to break out offensively. The Rattlers (33-10) turned the tables on Southwest (33-10) Thursday at the Northeast ISD Complex west field,… Read More SOFTBALL: San Marcos outslugs Southwest in Game 1

SOFTBALL: Southwest rides perfect storm of success to regional finals

Commentary Six years ago I moved to San Antonio from the Chicago area. I’m glad I didn’t move here five years ago. I would have hated to miss a year of growth in Southwest’s program. My arrival coincided with Southwest alumnae Sandy Hernandez taking the helm at her alma mater. Although the Dragons won a… Read More SOFTBALL: Southwest rides perfect storm of success to regional finals

SOFTBALL: Road to the Region IV finals (Southwest vs. San Marcos)

Road to the Class 5A Region IV finals Scores for each 2014 Southwest playoff game Bi-district round (Southwest won series 2-0) Southwest 15, Brandeis 2 (5 innings) Southwest 12, Brandeis 6 Area round (Southwest won series 2-1) Judson 8, Southwest 4 Southwest 14, Judson 4 (6 innings) Southwest 14, Judson 7 Region IV quarterfinals (Southwest… Read More SOFTBALL: Road to the Region IV finals (Southwest vs. San Marcos)

SOFTBALL: Area playoff schedule/results (thru May 24)

NOTE: teams we cover are in boldface Games of May 18-24 Thursday’s game CLASS 5A Region IV championship San Marcos (33-9) 17, Southwest (33-10) 7 (5 innings) (best-of-three series, San Marcos leads 1-0) Friday’s game CLASS 5A Region IV championship Southwest (34-10) 7, San Marcos (33-10) 3(best-of-three series, series tied 1-1) Saturday’s game CLASS 5A Region IV championship… Read More SOFTBALL: Area playoff schedule/results (thru May 24)

SOFTBALL: Southwest makes history with San Benito sweep

Dragons earn first Elite Eight berth Photos taken by KJ Toso. For more photos or to purchase photos, please visit: http://kjtoso.photoshelter.com PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE: http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/communities/southside/article/Southwest-sets-its-mind-to-winning-5490259.php The deeper a team goes into the postseason, the more important the mental aspect of the game becomes. Southwest (33-9) has mastered the process… Read More SOFTBALL: Southwest makes history with San Benito sweep

SOFTBALL: Dragons stomp San Benito in series opener

  Southwest one win from first Region IV final Photos taken by KJ Toso. For more photos or to purchase photos, please visit: http://kjtoso.photoshelter.com   PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER: http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/communities/southside/article/Southwest-sets-its-mind-to-winning-5490259.php   In its fifth try, Southwest discovered the right mix of ingredients to defeat perennial Rio Grande Valley power San Benito… Read More SOFTBALL: Dragons stomp San Benito in series opener