FOOTBALL WEEKEND REPORT (Nov. 6-8): Burbank downs Lanier, but misses postseason

St. Michael’s edges Buttons in overtime AREA TEAMS INCLUDED: Brackenridge, Burbank, Central Catholic, Lanier, Southside. Burbank won its season finale, but wasn’t able to qualify for a second-consecutive playoff appearance. The Bulldogs (5-5, 4-4) finished fifth in District 28-5A despite the 28-7 win over Lanier (2-8, 2-6) Friday at the SAISD Sports Complex. Burbank quarterback… Read More FOOTBALL WEEKEND REPORT (Nov. 6-8): Burbank downs Lanier, but misses postseason

VOLLEYBALL: Dragons view 2014 as a season to build upon

Clark sweeps Southwest in 6A bi-district AREA TEAMS INCLUDED: Southwest.                               PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE: http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/communities/southside/article/Southwest-volleyball-team-looks-forward-to-future-5884107.php   Southwest’s season came to a somewhat disappointing end Nov. 4 for nine seniors, but for the returning Dragons and… Read More VOLLEYBALL: Dragons view 2014 as a season to build upon

FOOTBALL BOWL ROUNDUP: Nail-biter turns Edison’s way for playoff spot

Mustangs hail Mary goes unanswered AREA TEAMS INCLUDED: Edison, Harlandale, Jefferson, Kennedy, McCollum, Memorial. PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE: http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/communities/southside/article/Edison-snares-playoff-bid-in-last-18-seconds-5883859.php   For the second-consecutive season, the Tommy Bowl went down to the wire. This year, it was Edison that broke the proverbial finish-line tape. Golden Bears senior Michael Benavidez broke up… Read More FOOTBALL BOWL ROUNDUP: Nail-biter turns Edison’s way for playoff spot

PLAYOFF VOLLEYBALL REPORT: Brennan ends East Central’s 11-match win streak

Victoria West proves too powerful for Cardinals AREA TEAMS INCLUDED: East Central, Highlands, McCollum, Southside. PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE: http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/communities/southside/article/Southwest-volleyball-team-looks-forward-to-future-5884107.php   East Central (24-16) battled Brennan (29-12) on even terms in the first two games of a Class 6A bi-district match Tuesday at Cole. The Bears prevailed 28-26, 23-25, 25-13,… Read More PLAYOFF VOLLEYBALL REPORT: Brennan ends East Central’s 11-match win streak

FOOTBALL WEEKEND REPORT (Oct. 30-Nov. 1): Southwest smashes Ray, sets up 28-6A showdown

East Central also holds first entering final week AREA TEAMS INCLUDED: Central Catholic, East Central, Edison, McCollum, Southwest. Southwest (5-4, 3-1) demolished a team that took an undefeated record into the District 28-6A season Oct. 30 in Corpus Christi. Southwest rolled to a 27-7 halftime lead over Corpus Christi Ray (6-3, 1-3) as it maintained… Read More FOOTBALL WEEKEND REPORT (Oct. 30-Nov. 1): Southwest smashes Ray, sets up 28-6A showdown

VOLLEYBALL DIGEST (Oct. 24-Nov. 1): East Central wraps up undefeated district title

Jefferson defeats Edison, takes third in 28-5A AREA TEAMS INCLUDED: Brackenridge, Brooks Academy, East Central, Edison, Highlands, Jefferson, Sam Houston, South San, Young Women’s Leadership Academy. PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE: http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/communities/southside/article/McCollum-takes-care-of-business-in-perfect-28-5A-5867658.php East Central (24-15, 10-0) closed out its undefeated run to the District 28-6A championship with a 25-8, 25-13, 25-13… Read More VOLLEYBALL DIGEST (Oct. 24-Nov. 1): East Central wraps up undefeated district title

VOLLEYBALL: McCollum takes care of business in perfect 28-5A season

Harlandale misses playoffs for 1st time in 15 years AREA TEAMS INCLUDED: Harlandale, McCollum. PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE: http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/communities/southside/article/McCollum-takes-care-of-business-in-perfect-28-5A-5867658.php McCollum’s perfect 2014 District 28-5A season had its roots in its 2013 finish. “I think the key factor in all that started in the offseason,” McCollum coach Rose Ann Martinez said.… Read More VOLLEYBALL: McCollum takes care of business in perfect 28-5A season

FOOTBALL: Knights cap perfect TAPPS 3-II season with second-half surge

Holy Cross to host playoff game AREA TEAMS INCLUDED: Holy Cross. Holy Cross broke open a scoreless game in the second half to nail down an undefeated TAPPS District 3-II. Now it has a promise to an injured teammate to keep. The Knights (8-1, 6-0) scored three touchdowns in a 16-minute span to defeat gritty… Read More FOOTBALL: Knights cap perfect TAPPS 3-II season with second-half surge

FOOTBALL: Carroll denies Dragons first district title since 2009

Southwest to meet O’Connor in bi-district round AREA TEAMS INCLUDED: Southwest. PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE: http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/communities/southside/article/Carroll-denies-Southwest-first-district-title-5883988.php   PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK TO THE EXPRESS-NEWS WEBSITE: http://www.mysanantonio.com/sports/high_school/high_school_football/article/FBH-CC-Carroll-at-Southwest-5879886.php Accountability may have been the hidden key to Southwest’s playoff season. “We made it a priority to focus and leadership,” Dragons coach Peter Wagner… Read More FOOTBALL: Carroll denies Dragons first district title since 2009

FOOTBALL: Scott’s great night secures first place for Holy Cross

Holy Cross clinches 1st for fourth-straight year AREA TEAMS INCLUDED: Holy Cross. The results are in from the anticipated battle between two of the best running backs in TAPPS District 3-II and Holy Cross senior Greg Scott won in a landslide. Scott ran for 385 rushing yards and seven touchdowns on 38 carries. He scored… Read More FOOTBALL: Scott’s great night secures first place for Holy Cross

FOOTBALL: Area playoff pairings (complete)

NOTE: teams we cover are in boldface   Games of Nov. 14-15   Friday and Saturday games   CLASS 6A Division I BI-district round East Central (6-4) vs. Stevens (7-3) at Gustafson Stadium, 7:30 p.m., Saturday Southwest (5-5) vs. O’Connor (7-2) at Gustafson Stadium, 7:30 p.m., Friday   CLASS 5A Division I BI-district round Brackenridge (7-3) vs.… Read More FOOTBALL: Area playoff pairings (complete)

BOYS BASKETBALL: Area results (thru Nov. 15)

NOTE: teams we cover are in boldface   Games of Nov. 7-15   Friday’s games Non-district Laredo St. Augustine Tournament Central Catholic (1-0) 64, Laredo St. Augustine (0-1 ???) 35 Houston Westbury Christian (1-0 ???) 65, Central Catholic (1-1) 55 Saturday’s games Non-district Laredo St. Augustine Tournament Houston Westbury Christian (2-0 ???) 74, Central Catholic (1-2 ???)… Read More BOYS BASKETBALL: Area results (thru Nov. 15)

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Area results (thru Nov. 15)

NOTE: teams we cover are in boldface   Games of Nov. 7-15   Friday’s games Non-district San Marcos Baptist (1-0) 62, Providence (0-1) 16 Monday’s games Non-district Holmes (1-0) 54, Sam Houston (0-1) 50  Victoria West (1-0) 59, South San (0-1) 45 Southside (1-0) 51, Cornerstone Christian (0-1) 50 Jay (1-0) 74, Highlands (0-1) 48  Tuesday’s games Non-district Marshall (1-0) 60, Jefferson (0-1) 22 Boerne… Read More GIRLS BASKETBALL: Area results (thru Nov. 15)

FOOTBALL: This week’s results (thru Nov. 8)

NOTE: teams we cover are in boldface WEEK 11 SCHEDULE (Nov. 6-8) Thursday’s games District 28-5A Brackenridge (7-3, 7-1) 42, Highlands (0-10, 0-8) 6 Friday’s games District 28-6A Corpus Christi Carroll (9-1, 4-1) 24, Southwest (5-5, 3-2) 14 Corpus Christi King (7-3, 3-2) 56, Corpus Christi Ray (6-4, 1-4) 14 East Central (6-4, 4-1) 41, South San (2-8, 0-5) 12 District 27-5A Alamo… Read More FOOTBALL: This week’s results (thru Nov. 8)

FOOTBALL: Harlandale makes a stand when it counts

Indians edge Burbank with late-game stops AREA TEAMS INCLUDED: Burbank, Harlandale. PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE: http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/communities/southside/article/Harlandale-makes-a-stand-5867637.php   PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK TO THE EXPRESS-NEWS WEBSITE: http://www.mysanantonio.com/sports/high_school/high_school_football/article/FBH-Burbank-Harlandale-5862835.php Burbank seemed to be controlling the ball in the second half, right up to the point that Harlandale’s defense put its foot down. The… Read More FOOTBALL: Harlandale makes a stand when it counts