BOYS BASKETBALL WEEKLY REPORT: Three area teams make strong showings in Boerne

AREA TEAMS INCLUDED: Central Catholic, East Central, Edison, Highlands, Holy Cross, Lanier, Memorial, Sam Houston. PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE: Link unavailable   The Boerne ISD Tournament is recognized as one of the best around San Antonio, but that didn’t deter three area teams. In a matchup of two of the… Read More BOYS BASKETBALL WEEKLY REPORT: Three area teams make strong showings in Boerne

BOYS BASKETBALL: Fox Tech building confidence for another run at postseason

AREA TEAMS INCLUDED: Fox Tech. PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE: Link unavailable   The benefit of playing better teams is that they’ll let you know what your team needs to improve on. Navarro (12-2) was willing to show Fox Tech (9-12) what it needed to concentrate on in practice when they… Read More BOYS BASKETBALL: Fox Tech building confidence for another run at postseason

BOYS BASKETBALL: East Central upsets Region IV champion Timberwolves

AREA TEAMS INCLUDED: East Central. PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE: Link unavailable     East Central (12-4) notched the biggest victory of Christmas week and arguably the area’s biggest win this season, felling defending Region IV champion Cedar Park 84-75 Dec. 22 at East Central. The Hornets dominated the opening quarter,… Read More BOYS BASKETBALL: East Central upsets Region IV champion Timberwolves

BASEBALL: Post-game quotes from Burbank-Kerrville Tivy Game 1

BURBANK-KERRVILLE TIVY, bi-district baseball Game 1 post-game comments >Burbank shortstop-pitcher ARTURO MARTINEZ, who drove in two runs with a first-inning single and earned the save: On whether Burbank’s experience came into play in the 8-6 win: “We’ve been going to the playoffs for four years. We were a little nervous at first. But I knew… Read More BASEBALL: Post-game quotes from Burbank-Kerrville Tivy Game 1

BASEBALL: Area playoff results (thru May 9)

NOTE: teams we cover are in boldface Games of May 7-9 Thursday’s games CLASS 6A BI-district round East Central (15-8) 3, O’Connor (19-1-1) 0  (best-of-3 series: East Central leads 1-0)   CLASS 5A BI-district round Burbank (16-7) 8, Kerrville Tivy (14-11) 6  (best-of-3 series: Burbank leads 1-0) Alamo Heights (23-3) 13, Harlandale (14-8-1) 1 (5 innings) (best-of-3 series: Alamo Heights… Read More BASEBALL: Area playoff results (thru May 9)

BASEBALL: Area playoff pairings (complete)

NOTE: teams we cover are in boldface Games of May 7-9 CLASS 6A BI-district round East Central (14-8) vs. O’Connor (19-0-1): best-of-3 series: Game 1: 7:30 p.m., Thursday at Wolff Stadium. Game 2: 8 p.m., Friday at SAISD Field No. 1; Game 3 (if necessary): 2 p.m., Saturday at SAISD Field No. 1.   CLASS 5A BI-district round Burbank (15-7) vs. Kerrville Tivy (14-10): best-of-3… Read More BASEBALL: Area playoff pairings (complete)

SOFTBALL: Area playoff results (thru May 9)

NOTE: teams we cover are in boldface Games of May 7-9 Thursday’s games CLASS 6A Area round Southwest (23-9) 2, Johnson (20-8) 1  (best-of-3 series: Southwest leads 1-0) TAPPS CLASS 4A State quarterfinals Corpus Christi Incarnate Word (16-11) 8, Holy Cross (13-14-2) 1 (Corpus Christi Incarnate Word advances) Friday’s games CLASS 6A Area round Johnson (21-8) 6, Southwest (23-10) 1 (best-of-3 series: series tied… Read More SOFTBALL: Area playoff results (thru May 9)

SOFTBALL: Area playoff results (thru May 2)

NOTE: teams we cover are in boldface Games of April 30-May 2 Thursday’s games CLASS 6A Bi-district round Southwest (21-9) 7, Brennan (17-7-1) 6 (best-of-3 series: Southwest leads 1-0)   CLASS 5A Bi-district round San Marcos (26-5) 13, Edison (15-10) 0 (San Marcos advances) Boerne Champion (15-7) 9, Harlandale (13-12-1) 0 (best-of-3 series: Champion leads 1-0) McCollum (21-4) 7, Lockhart (15-11) 0… Read More SOFTBALL: Area playoff results (thru May 2)

BASEBALL: This week’s schedule/results (thru May 2)

NOTE: teams we cover are in boldface Games of April 26-May 2 Monday’s games District 28-6A Corpus Christi King 15, Southwest 5 (6 innings) Corpus Christi Ray at East Central (ppd., rescheduled for 6 p.m. Thursday) District 27-5A Seguin 11, Kennedy 1 (6 innings) District 29-5A Laredo Cigarroa 8, Somerset 2 Uvalde 7, Laredo Nixon 4 TAPPS… Read More BASEBALL: This week’s schedule/results (thru May 2)

BASEBALL: Area playoff results (thru May 2)

NOTE: teams we cover are in boldface Games of May 1-2 Friday’s games TAPPS CLASS 5A Area round Addison Trinity Christian (21-7) 8, Central Catholic (11-12-1) 3 (best-of-3 series: Trinity Christian leads 1-0) Central Catholic (12-12-1) 6, Addison Trinity Christian (21-8) 5 (best-of-3 series: series tied 1-1) Saturday’s game TAPPS CLASS 5A Area round Addison Trinity Christian (22-8) 8,… Read More BASEBALL: Area playoff results (thru May 2)

SOFTBALL: This week’s schedule/results (thru April 29)

NOTE: teams we cover are in boldface Games of April 26-May 2 Monday’s games District 28-6A Corpus Christi Carroll 7, Southwest 3 Corpus Christi Ray 5, Corpus Christi King 4 East Central 6, South San 1 TAPPS 4-4A Corpus Christi Incarnate Word 10, Holy Cross 0 (5 innings) Corpus Christi John Paul II 8, TMI 0 Victoria… Read More SOFTBALL: This week’s schedule/results (thru April 29)

SOFTBALL: Area playoff pairings (complete)

NOTE: teams we cover are in boldface Games of April 30-May 2 CLASS 6A BI-district round East Central (19-7) vs. Brandeis (17-8): best-of-3 series: Game 1: 6 p.m. Friday at Judson; Game 2: 11 a.m. Saturday at NEISD Complex; Game 3 (if necessary): 1 p.m. Saturday at NEISD Complex. Brennan (17-6-1) at Southwest (20-9), 7 p.m., Thursday. 1-game series.   CLASS 5A BI-district round Brackenridge… Read More SOFTBALL: Area playoff pairings (complete)

BASEBALL: Area playoff picture (thru April 23)

Baseball playoff picture These are the area teams that have a chance to qualify for the playoffs (in alphabetical order): Through April 23 ALREADY QUALIFIED: Burbank (13-7, 11-3), Central Catholic (9-11-1, 3-2), Harlandale (14-5-1, 12-2), Holy Cross (15-7, 9-2), Highlands (11-7-1, 9-5), McCollum (14-5, 14-0). LIKELY QUALIFIERS: Southwest (10-9, 3-3). POSSIBLE QUALIFIERS: East Central (11-8,… Read More BASEBALL: Area playoff picture (thru April 23)

BASEBALL: This week’s results (thru April 25)

NOTE: teams we cover are in boldface Games of April 19-25 Monday’s games District 28-6A Corpus Christi Ray 1, Corpus Christi Carroll 0 District 27-5A Floresville 6, Seguin 5 District 29-5A Eagle Pass Winn 1, Somerset 0 Laredo Cigarroa 4, Southside 0 Medina Valley 6, Laredo Nixon 0 TAPPS 2-5A Antonian 25, Central Catholic 2 (5 innings)… Read More BASEBALL: This week’s results (thru April 25)

SOFTBALL: This week’s results (thru April 25)

NOTE: teams we cover are in boldface Games of April 19-25 Monday’s games District 28-6A Corpus Christi Carroll 4, Corpus Christi King 3 Corpus Christi Ray 3, East Central 1 Southwest 9, South San 5 District 27-5A Floresville 20, Memorial 0 (3 innings) Seguin 13, Kerrville Tivy 3 (6 innings) Lockhart 9, Boerne Champion 5 District 28-5A… Read More SOFTBALL: This week’s results (thru April 25)

SOFTBALL: Highlands outscores Lanier in offensive explosion

Owls win 60-run slugfest with 18 in last two innings AREA TEAMS INCLUDED: Highlands, Lanier. PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE: http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/communities/southside/article/Highlands-outscores-Lanier-in-offensive-explosion-6199018.php By most standards, it was a high-scoring game the first time Highlands and Lanier met this season on Mary Ann Villarreal Field No. 1. Lanier (7-8, 6-6) prevailed 12-8 March 11at… Read More SOFTBALL: Highlands outscores Lanier in offensive explosion

BASEBALL: Jefferson takes two, moves into tie for sixth

Arevalo blanks Burbank, keeps McCollum unbeaten AREA TEAMS INCLUDED: Burbank, Jefferson, Holy Cross, Lanier, McCollum, Sam Houston. Jefferson swept its two games during the week of April 5-11 and finished it with three wins in a four-game span. The Mustangs (5-11, 4-7) finished the week with a 10-0, five-inning win against Sam Houston (8-9, 4-7)… Read More BASEBALL: Jefferson takes two, moves into tie for sixth

SOFTBALL: Southside’s baserunning pressure creates gem of a win

Cardinals find ways to score on Laredo Martin AREA TEAMS INCLUDED: Southside. PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE: http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/communities/southside/article/Southside-runs-bases-for-win-6199026.php April 10 at Southside, the host Cardinals seemed to be on a scavenger hunt to score runs in every way possible. They touched on most of them in fashioning a 14-3 District 29-5A… Read More SOFTBALL: Southside’s baserunning pressure creates gem of a win