SOFTBALL WEEKLY REPORT: High-scoring South San area’s last holdout

McCollum’s Abundis fires no-hitter; Holy Cross finally upends VSJ AREA TEAMS INCLUDED: Burbank, East Central, Holy Cross, McCollum, 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/District-28-6A-softball-teams-looking-tough-6128617.php Softball enthusiasts had to be surprised to discover the identity of the area’s last 2015 undefeated team. It wasn’t 2014… Read More SOFTBALL WEEKLY REPORT: High-scoring South San area’s last holdout

BASEBALL: Pitching lifts Southwest to third in own tourney

Weather holding back area teams AREA TEAMS INCLUDED: Central Catholic, Harlandale, McCollum, Southwest. PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE: http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/communities/southside/article/Pitching-lifts-Southwest-to-third-in-tourney-6128610.php With the persistent rain this season, area teams haven’t had as much time to address their issues as they typically have by the end of Week 2. That applies to each team… Read More BASEBALL: Pitching lifts Southwest to third in own tourney

BOYS BASKETBALL: Sam Houston runs out of comebacks in Region IV finals

Cedar Park leaves Hurricanes one win from state repeat AREA TEAMS INCLUDED: Sam Houston. http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/communities/southside/article/Sam-Houston-runs-out-of-comebacks-in-Region-IV-6128592.php Sam Houston established itself as a second-half team this year. Whether it was the second-half of the District 28-5A season or the post-halftime portion of games, the Hurricanes (16-14) were strongest under presssure – or when applying heat defensively. Sam… Read More BOYS BASKETBALL: Sam Houston runs out of comebacks in Region IV finals

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

BASEBALL: This week’s results (thru March 7)

NOTE: teams we cover are in boldface Games of March 1-7 Monday’s games Non-district Southwest (2-1-1 ???) 3, Churchill (0-2-1 ???) 2 Jourdanton (1-1 ???) 10, Southside (0-3 ???) 4 Tuesday’s games District 27-5A Boerne Champion (3-0, 1-0) 14, Memorial (0-3 ???, 0-1) 0 (5 innings) Alamo Heights (4-2, 1-0) 24, Kennedy (1-2 ???, 0-1) 0 (5 innings) Kerrville Tivy… Read More BASEBALL: This week’s results (thru March 7)

SOFTBALL: This week’s results (thru March 7)

NOTE: teams we cover are in boldface Games of March 1-7 Monday’s games District 27-5A Boerne Champion (3-4, 2-0) 12, Alamo Heights (1-3 ???, 1-1) 1 District 28-5A Edison (6-3 ???, 1-1) 6, Highlands (3-2, 0-1) 2 Tuesday’s games District 27-5A Lockhart (3-1 ???, 2-0) 7,Alamo Heights (1-4 ???, 1-2) 4 (8 innings) Boerne Champion (4-4, 3-0) 8, Floresville (7-1, 1-1)… Read More SOFTBALL: This week’s results (thru March 7)