SOFTBALL: St. Joseph maintains its hold on Holy Cross

Knights reach TAPPS state quarters for second year   PLEASE RETURN TO THIS STORY TUESDAY FOR A LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE: http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/communities/southside/article/Victoria-St-Joseph-stymies-Holy-Cross-5471862.php   Victoria St. Joseph remains Holy Cross’ nemesis, for another year. The Flyers (24-11) claimed a 10-5 win over the Knights in the TAPPS Class 4A state semifinals Monday at Texas… Read More SOFTBALL: St. Joseph maintains its hold on Holy Cross

SOFTBALL: Dragons sweep Steele, make second trip to regional semis

  Southwest’s PONY champs reach semis for for first time since 2011 PLEASE RETURN TO THIS STORY TUESDAY FOR A LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE: http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/communities/southside/article/Dragons-slay-Knights-5471863.php   A delay of nearly two hours, fallout from afternoon storms Friday, gave Southwest plenty of time to overthink its good fortune — and endanger its status. Fortunately… Read More SOFTBALL: Dragons sweep Steele, make second trip to regional semis

SOFTBALL: Fernandez steps forward to salvage Game 1 for Southwest

  Junior drives in three during decisive seventh-inning rally PLEASE RETURN TO THIS STORY TUESDAY FOR A LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE: http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/communities/southside/article/Dragons-slay-Knights-5471863.php This year’s Southwest team may not be as dominant as some of its predecessors, but it may have an intangible on its side that’s capable of propelling the Dragons as far.… Read More SOFTBALL: Fernandez steps forward to salvage Game 1 for Southwest

SOFTBALL: Dragons hitters solve Rockets’ pitching

Judson can’t contain Southwest’s offense in area round     PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE: http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/communities/southside/article/Southwest-bests-Judson-in-area-round-series-5454469.php   Like an iceberg, there’s much more to Southwest’s potent hitting attack than the part you see at the surface. The impetus behind the Dragons’ run-scoring machine is a combination of hard work and determination.… Read More SOFTBALL: Dragons hitters solve Rockets’ pitching

SOFTBALL: San Marcos slips past East Central in 2 nail-biters

PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE: http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/communities/southside/article/Softball-roundup-5454471.php   East Central didn’t go down without a fight. In fact, the Hornets (24-8) succumbed to San Marcos (29-9) in a best-of-three Class 5A area-round series last weekend by the slimmest of margins. The Rattlers prevailed 5-4 Thursday at East Central and 4-3 Friday at… Read More SOFTBALL: San Marcos slips past East Central in 2 nail-biters

BASEBALL PLAYOFF WEEKLY REPORT: Harlandale makes solid showing vs. No. 3 Calallen

Brandeis shuts down Southwest   PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE: http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/communities/southside/article/Baseball-roundup-5455012.php   TEAMS INCLUDED: Brackenridge, Burbank, Central Catholic, Harlandale, Highlands, South San, Southwest. Young Harlandale gave a hint of what its bright future might entail as it battled Corpus Christi Calallen, No. 3 in the Texas High School Baseball Coaches Association… Read More BASEBALL PLAYOFF WEEKLY REPORT: Harlandale makes solid showing vs. No. 3 Calallen

BASEBALL: McCollum can’t quite get over the hump vs. G-P

Cowboys lose close one in Game 1, but Wildcats romp in Game 2   PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE:   http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/communities/southside/article/McCollum-loses-bi-district-series-5454515.php   McCollum was able to break up Gregory-Portland’s no-hit bid Friday at the Frank Tejeda Complex, but couldn’t break the Wildcats in the best-of-three Class 4A bi-district series. In a… Read More BASEBALL: McCollum can’t quite get over the hump vs. G-P

SOFTBALL: Area playoff schedule/results (complete)

NOTE: teams we cover are in boldface Games of May 4-10 Monday’s game TAPPS CLASS 4A State quarterfinals Victoria St. Joseph (24-11) 10, Holy Cross (26-11-1) 5 (Victoria St. Joseph advances)   Thursday’s game CLASS 5A Region IV quarterfinals Southwest (30-9) 11, Steele (19-13) 9 (best-of-3 series, Southwest leads 1-0)   Friday’s game CLASS 5A Region IV quarterfinals Southwest (31-9) 6, Steele… Read More SOFTBALL: Area playoff schedule/results (complete)