SOFTBALL WEEKLY REPORT: South San off to startlingly good start

Offenses dominate first week in 28-5A AREA TEAMS INCLUDED: Brackenridge, Burbank, Harlandale, McCollum, South San. PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE: http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/communities/southside/article/Undefeated-East-Central-aiming-for-long-playoff-6114587.php South San, East Central’s District 28-6A rival, was the only other area team to finish the first two weeks undefeated. After winning their own tournament a week earlier, the Bobcats… Read More SOFTBALL WEEKLY REPORT: South San off to startlingly good start

SOFTBALL: Undefeated East Central aiming for long playoff run

Hungry Hornets pitching shutouts, winning close ones AREA TEAMS INCLUDED: East Central. PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE: http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/communities/southside/article/Undefeated-East-Central-aiming-for-long-playoff-6114587.php It’s said that the journey of 1,000 miles begins with a single step. That’s unquestionably true, but it’s clear that East Central is off on the right foot. Two weeks and 10 games… Read More SOFTBALL: Undefeated East Central aiming for long playoff run

BOYS BASKETBALL PLAYOFF REPORT: Hurricanes vanquish Vandegrift in area round

Central Catholic reaches state quarterfinals AREA TEAMS INCLUDED: Central Catholic, East Central, Sam Houston. PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE: http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/communities/southside/article/Brackenridge-ready-for-next-season-6114593.php Sam Houston (14-13) avoided any semblance of a letdown after springing the area’s biggest Class 5A upset Feb. 24. The Hurricanes kept rolling with a 55-49 area-round win over Austin Vandegrift… Read More BOYS BASKETBALL PLAYOFF REPORT: Hurricanes vanquish Vandegrift in area round

BOYS BASKETBALL: Brackenridge sets itself up for memorable 2015-16

Scoreless stretch leads to bi-district loss AREA TEAMS INCLUDED: Brackenridge. PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE: http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/communities/southside/article/Brackenridge-ready-for-next-season-6114593.php   When coaches talk about returning nine players for next season, you can generally bet that their sport is football. Brackenridge coach Joey Isaac had arguably the area’s most surprising boys basketball team in 2014-15.… Read More BOYS BASKETBALL: Brackenridge sets itself up for memorable 2015-16

BOYS BASKETBALL: Burbank can’t overcome cold shooting in area round

Cedar Park’s foul shooting holds off Bulldogs AREA TEAMS INCLUDED: Burbank. PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE: http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/communities/southside/article/Burbank-can-t-overcome-cold-shooting-in-area-6114580.php   As Burbank’s players filed slowly out of the Kyle Lehman High School locker room Feb. 27, their coach was doing his best to contain his emotions. “It’s hard to see these guys go,”… Read More BOYS BASKETBALL: Burbank can’t overcome cold shooting in area round

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Sam Houston makes one last stand for Lamkin

Hurricanes battle back against Floresville in bi-district AREA TEAMS INCLUDED: Sam Houston. PLEASE RETURN TO THIS STORY TUESDAY FOR A LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE: http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/communities/southside/article/Sam-Houston-makes-one-last-stand-for-Lamkin-6101245.php Sam Houston girls basketball coach Milyse Lamkin died in August, but the legacy she left never was far from her former player’s thoughts and actions throughout the recently… Read More GIRLS BASKETBALL: Sam Houston makes one last stand for Lamkin

BOYS BASKETBALL: Fox Tech misses playoffs but finds 3A a good fit

Natalia wins fourth-place tiebreaker AREA TEAMS INCLUDED: Fox Tech. PLEASE RETURN TO THIS STORY TUESDAY FOR A LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE: http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/communities/southside/article/Fox-Tech-misses-playoffs-but-finds-3A-a-good-fit-6101209.php It’s not an exaggeration to claim that Fox Tech is a different school than the last time the Buffaloes qualified for the playoffs in 2010. With more than 1,000 fewer students… Read More BOYS BASKETBALL: Fox Tech misses playoffs but finds 3A a good fit

BOYS BASKETBALL: Central Catholic needs OT to subdue St. Joseph

Buttons’ Aguilar sinks winning foul shot AREA TEAMS INCLUDED: Central Catholic. PLEASE RETURN TO THIS STORY TUESDAY FOR A LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE: http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/communities/southside/article/Central-Catholic-needs-OT-to-subdue-St-Joseph-6101174.php After absorbing a 26-point loss to Central Catholic Jan. 31 at home, Brownsville St. Joseph knew a different approach was called for Saturday. St. Joseph employed a 1-3-1 trapping… Read More BOYS BASKETBALL: Central Catholic needs OT to subdue St. Joseph

SOFTBALL: This week’s results (thru Feb. 28)

NOTE: teams we cover are in boldface Games of Feb. 22-28 Monday’s games District 28-5A Burbank (1-3, 0-0) vs. Sam Houston (0-5 ???, 0-0) at Villarreal Field No. 1 (ppd., to Tuesday) Non-district Highlands (3-1) at Antonian (1-0) (score unavailable) Tuesday’s games District 27-5A Boerne Champion (1-4, 0-0) vs. Memorial (0-5, 0-0) at Edgewood Field No. 2 (ppd.… Read More SOFTBALL: This week’s results (thru Feb. 28)

BASEBALL: This week’s results (thru Feb. 28)

NOTE: teams we cover are in boldface Games of Feb. 22-28 Monday’s games Non-district Brackenridge (0-0) at Cornerstone Christian (0-0) (score unavailable) East Central (0-0) vs. Burbank (0-0) at SAISD Field No. 1 (ppd. to Tuesday) Memorial (0-0) vs. Edison (0-0) at SAISD Field No. 2 (ppd. to Tuesday) McCollum (0-0) at Floresville (0-0) (score unavailable) Holy Cross (0-0)… Read More BASEBALL: This week’s results (thru Feb. 28)

BOYS BASKETBALL: Area playoff results (thru Feb. 28)

NOTE: teams we cover are in boldface Games of Feb. 22-28 Monday’s game CLASS 6A BI-district round Clark (19-13) 52, South San (24-8) 41   Tuesday’s games CLASS 6A BI-district round Warren (16-17) 83, East Central (20-12) 77   CLASS 5A BI-district round Sam Houston (13-13) 57, Alamo Heights (21-8) 56 Burbank (24-10) 57, Seguin (15-18) 47 Floresville (25-10) 70, Brackenridge… Read More BOYS BASKETBALL: Area playoff results (thru Feb. 28)

BOYS BASKETBALL: Area playoff pairings (thru Feb. 21)

NOTE: teams we cover are in boldface Games of Feb. 23-28 Monday-Friday games CLASS 6A BI-district round East Central (20-11) vs. Warren (15-17) at Alamo Convocation Center, Tuesday, 8 p.m. South San (24-7) vs. Clark (18-13) at Alamo Convocation Center, Monday, 7:30 p.m.   CLASS 5A BI-district round Lanier (21-12) vs. Seguin (15-17) at Bill Greehey Arena, St. Mary’s Univ.,… Read More BOYS BASKETBALL: Area playoff pairings (thru Feb. 21)