GIRLS BASKETBALL: YWLA’s first 20-win season ends early

Cardinals ineligible for postseason AREA TEAMS INCLUDED: Young Women’s Leadership Academy. PLEASE RETURN TO THIS STORY THURSDAY FOR A LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE:   Young Women’s Leadership Academy finished the season with its best record in its three-year history but, rather than advancing to the playoffs, played its last game before January ended.… Read More GIRLS BASKETBALL: YWLA’s first 20-win season ends early

BOYS BASKETBALL: Unheralded Buttons beating ranked opponents

Central Catholic regroups after Lewis injury AREA TEAMS INCLUDED: Central Catholic. PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE: http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/communities/southside/article/Unheralded-Buttons-beating-ranked-opponents-6062042.php Central Catholic has been rebuilt from the ground up without its five leading scorers from 2013-14, but the Buttons have come up with a winning playing rotation. The Buttons (18-14, 2-1) have picked up… Read More BOYS BASKETBALL: Unheralded Buttons beating ranked opponents

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Highlands steering toward historic 28-5A finish

Harlandale coming together for playoff push AREA TEAMS INCLUDED: Edison, Harlandale, Highlands, Lanier. PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE: http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/communities/southside/article/Highlands-heads-toward-historic-28-5A-finish-6062061.php Kiara Pesina is the link between two of Highlands’ best seasons. The Owls’ sophomore point guard is helping lead this year’s team to what could be the school’s second undefeated district season.… Read More GIRLS BASKETBALL: Highlands steering toward historic 28-5A finish

BOYS BASKETBALL: Area playoff picture (thru Feb. 7)

Boys basketball playoff picture These are the area teams that have a chance to qualify for the playoffs (in alphabetical order): Through Feb. 7 ALREADY QUALIFIED: East Central (17-11, 5-2), Lanier (21-11, 14-0), South San (22-6, 5-2). LIKELY QUALIFIERS: Brackenridge (14-12, 8-6), Burbank (22-8, 9-4), Central Catholic (18-15, 2-2), Sam Houston (10-13, 8-6). POSSIBLE QUALIFIERS:… Read More BOYS BASKETBALL: Area playoff picture (thru Feb. 7)

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Area playoff picture (thru Feb. 7)

Girls basketball playoff picture These are the area teams that have a chance to qualify for the playoffs (in alphabetical order): Through Feb. 7 ALREADY QUALIFIED: Highlands (24-9, 14-0), Lanier (20-12, 12-4), Sam Houston (17-8 ???, 12-3), Southside (20-8, 11-2), Southwest (22-9, 7-2). LIKELY QUALIFIERS: East Central (13-16, 3-6), Harlandale (15-16, 9-6), Holy Cross (17-11, 9-4). POSSIBLE… Read More GIRLS BASKETBALL: Area playoff picture (thru Feb. 7)

BOYS BASKETBALL: Slow and steady South San defeats East Central

Allen scores seven after Hornets tie 28-6A game AREA TEAMS INCLUDED: East Central, South San.   PLEASE RETURN TO THIS STORY TUESDAY FOR A LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE: http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/communities/southside/article/Patience-pays-off-for-South-San-in-win-over-East-6062026.php   PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK TO MARK LIEBERMAN’S MDL BLOG ABOUT THE GAME (with photos): http://www.mdlblog.com/2015/01/east-central-hornets-at-south-san.html   When East Central traveled to South San… Read More BOYS BASKETBALL: Slow and steady South San defeats East Central

GIRLS BASKETBALL: This week’s results (thru Feb. 7)

NOTE: teams we cover are in boldface Games of Feb. 1-7 Monday’s games No games scheduled Tuesday’s games District 28-6A Corpus Christi Ray (22-8, 5-3) 67, South San (11-19, 1-7) 25 Corpus Christi Carroll (26-4, 7-1) 58, East Central (13-15, 3-5) 51 Southwest (21-9, 6-2), 75, Corpus Christi King (9-23, 2-6) 32 District 27-5A Boerne Champion (18-11 ???, 9-5) 61,Lockhart (4-20… Read More GIRLS BASKETBALL: This week’s results (thru Feb. 7)

BOYS BASKETBALL: This week’s results (thru Feb. 7)

NOTE: teams we cover are in boldface Games of Feb. 1-7 Monday’s games No games scheduled Tuesday’s games District 28-6A South San (21-6, 4-2) 54, Corpus Christi Ray (10-17, 0-6) 36 East Central (16-11, 4-2) 107, Corpus Christi Carroll (21-5, 5-1) 77 Corpus Christi King (18-10, 4-2) 56, Southwest (12-13, 1-5) 44 District 27-5A Floresville (21-10, 10-3) 70, Memorial (7-22,… Read More BOYS BASKETBALL: This week’s results (thru Feb. 7)