FOOTBALL: Bi-district previews (Friday’s games)

FRIDAY Class 5A Division I O’Connor (7-3) at Southwest (5-5), 7:30 p.m. Southwest lost 42-14 to District 28-5A champion Steele last Friday in its final regular-season game, and the road won’t get much easier. They’ll face 27-5A champion O’Connor, which returns several players who reached the state semifinals last year. The returnees include quarterback Zach… Read More FOOTBALL: Bi-district previews (Friday’s games)

BOYS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Central Catholic, East Central rebound from opening losses

Burbank wins two at San Antonio Christian Tourney TEAMS INCLUDED: Brackenridge, Burbank, Central Catholic, East Central, Memrial, Southside. Central Catholic and East Central each lost their opening games, but put those losses behind them in the opening round of the Northside ISD Tournament Thursday. East Central’s senior backcourt of Ceddrick Ali and Brandon McClure combined… Read More BOYS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Central Catholic, East Central rebound from opening losses

GIRLS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Southside wins first two games in own tourney

Three area teams win SAISD Tourney openers TEAMS INCLUDED: Brackenridge, East Central, Edison, Highlands, Southside. Southside (2-2) began its tournament by winning its first two games of the season Thursday. The Cardinals defeated Holmes 38-32 and El Paso Del Valle 55-50 on the first day of the tournament. Against Del Valle, Desiree Rodriguez erupted for… Read More GIRLS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Southside wins first two games in own tourney

MID-WEEK GIRLS BASKETBALL REPORT: South San uses strong start to defeat Edison

Floresville edges Brackenridge in OT TEAMS INCLUDED: Brackenridge, Burbank, Edison, Harlandale, Highlands, Kennedy, Lanier, Sam Houston, South San. Senior Kim Tobias scored 18 points Tuesday, leading South San (1-2) to a 55-46 win at Edison (2-3). The Bobcats built a 25-17 halftime lead. Yasmine Andrade and Kassandra Valadez each contributed 10 points for South San.… Read More MID-WEEK GIRLS BASKETBALL REPORT: South San uses strong start to defeat Edison

MIDWEEK BOYS BASKETBALL REPORT: Alamo Heights spoils McConaghy’s Buttons coaching debut

Highlands surprises East Central in opener TEAMS INCLUDED: Burbank, Central Catholic, Fox Tech, Harlandale, Highlands, Kennedy, Lanier, McCollum, Memorial, South San. Host Alamo Heights defeated Central Catholic 73-60 Wednesday, handing the Buttons a loss in Bruce McConaghy’s first game as the school’s coach. Central Catholic established a 32-29 halftime lead, but went cold in the… Read More MIDWEEK BOYS BASKETBALL REPORT: Alamo Heights spoils McConaghy’s Buttons coaching debut

GIRLS BASKETBALL: This week’s results (updated Nov. 16)

NOTE: teams we cover are in boldface Games of Nov. 10-16 Monday’s results Non-district Holy Cross (2-3) 67, Young Women’s Leadership Academy (1-2) 34 Tuesday’s games Non-district Southwest (6-1) 56, Holmes (0-3) 24 Alamo Heights (1-2) 54,  Southside (0-2) 34. Highlands (5-2) 41, Kennedy (0-2) 30 Antonian (5-2) 57,  McCollum (1-4) 40 Smithson Valley (4-3) 40, East Central (1-1)… Read More GIRLS BASKETBALL: This week’s results (updated Nov. 16)

BOYS BASKETBALL: This week’s results (updated Nov. 16)

NOTE: teams we cover are in boldface Games of Nov. 10-16 Monday’s results Non-district FEAST (0-0) at Brackenridge (0-0), 7:30 p.m. (score unavailable) Tuesday’s games Non-district Memorial (1-0) 66, Fox Tech (0-1) 40 Hawkins (1-0) 58, Holy Cross (0-1) 38 McCollum (1-0) 57, South San (0-1) 49 Holmes (1-0) 76, Southwest (0-1) 74 Lanier (1-0) 70,  Kennedy (0-1) 37… Read More BOYS BASKETBALL: This week’s results (updated Nov. 16)

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Harlandale takes fourth behind 5A schools at own tourney

Southwest takes consolation title with win over Edison PLEASE RETURN TO THIS LINK TUESDAY FOR THE HARLANDALE ISD TOURNAMENT STORY ON THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE   From its early schedule, it’d be easy to assume that Harlandale is a Class 5A school. After opening the season against 28-5A representative East Central, the young Indians (2-3) found themselves… Read More GIRLS BASKETBALL: Harlandale takes fourth behind 5A schools at own tourney

FOOTBALL: Lanier steamrolls Burbank 41-0 in 28-4A finale

Bulldogs had first playoff bid since 1978 in back pocket PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK TO THIS STORY ON THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE: http://www.mysanantonio.com/community/southside/news/article/Lanier-steamrolls-Burbank-41-0-4975380.php   On the heels of a 2012 season during which nothing seemed to go Lanier’s way, the Voks had a little extra appreciation for their return to the playoffs. Although everything figuratively… Read More FOOTBALL: Lanier steamrolls Burbank 41-0 in 28-4A finale

BOYS BASKETBALL PREVIEW: Four area boys hoops teams garner preseason state recognition (in progress)

PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK TO THIS STORY ON THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE: http://www.mysanantonio.com/community/southside/news/article/Basketball-teams-looking-for-great-season-4975213.php If the preseason state rankings are any indication, it should be a big year for area boys basketball. As the teams prepared to start their seasons this week, four area boys teams were ranked by the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches. Sam… Read More BOYS BASKETBALL PREVIEW: Four area boys hoops teams garner preseason state recognition (in progress)

FOOTBALL: Area playoff schedule (updated Nov. 16)

NOTE: teams we cover are in boldface Games of Nov. 15-16 Friday’s games CLASS 5A Division 1 Bi-district round Warren (9-2) 48, East Central (5-6) 44 O’Connor (8-3) 31, Southwest (5-6) 6 CLASS 4A Division 1 Bi-district round Hays (9-2) 45, Brackenridge (7-4) 20 Harlandale (9-2) 37, Gregory-Portland (4-7) 35 Division 2 Bi-district round Kerrville… Read More FOOTBALL: Area playoff schedule (updated Nov. 16)