GIRLS BASKETBALL: Holy Cross perseveres for first tourney title

Knights come through in 4th quarter at Pearsall AREA TEAMS INCLUDED: Holy Cross. PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE: http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/communities/southside/article/Holy-Cross-leans-on-defense-for-first-tournament-5945524.php In Holy Cross’ first eight seasons of girls basketball, the Knights never had won a tournament championship. “We’ve had some pretty good teams, but we’d never won a tournament,” Holy Cross coach… Read More GIRLS BASKETBALL: Holy Cross perseveres for first tourney title

GIRLS BASKETBALL: East Central weathering storms to gain experience

Young, talented Hornets tested by schedule AREA TEAMS INCLUDED: East Central. PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE: http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/communities/southside/article/East-Central-can-t-weather-storm-against-5945525.php After being hit by a blizzard, the crucial thing to remember is that digging your way out is going to take some time. Trying to do too much too soon can have deadly consequences.… Read More GIRLS BASKETBALL: East Central weathering storms to gain experience

BOYS BASKETBALL: Highlands, South San streak to tourney success

Harlandale reaches consolation championship AREA TEAMS INCLUDED: Harlandale, Highlands, McCollum, South San, Southwest. PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE: http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/communities/southside/article/Highlands-South-San-streak-to-tourney-success-5945519.php South San hadn’t confronted any adversity before its tournament began. Highlands, on the other hand, hadn’t seen much else in the early stages of this young season. The 75th annual South San ISD… Read More BOYS BASKETBALL: Highlands, South San streak to tourney success

BOYS BASKETBALL: Area rankings (thru Dec. 3)

Through December 3   TOP 15:   Rank-Team-Last Week 1. South San – 3 2. East Central – 2 3. Central Catholic – 1 4. McCollum – 5 5. Lanier – 6 6. Sam Houston – 4 7. Southwest – 9 8. Harlandale – 8 9. Burbank – 11 10. Edison – 7 11. Jefferson – 10 12. Highlands – 12 13. Kennedy – 15 14. Brackenridge – 14… Read More BOYS BASKETBALL: Area rankings (thru Dec. 3)

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Area rankings (thru Dec. 3)

Through December 3   TOP 15:   Rank-Team-Last Week 1. Highlands – 1 2. Southwest – 2 3. East Central – 3 4. South San – 4 5. Lanier – 5 6. Brackenridge – 6 7. Southside – 7 8. Sam Houston – 8 9. Kennedy – 9 10. Edison – 10 11. Harlandale – 11 12. Holy Cross – 12 13. Burbank – 13 14. Young Women’s Leadership… Read More GIRLS BASKETBALL: Area rankings (thru Dec. 3)

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Prince gives Highlands lift against potent Antonian

Ranked Apaches squeeze out win AREA TEAMS INCLUDED: Highlands. LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE: unavailable   Sometimes teams draw a spark from one player doing something differently. Highlands junior Aaliyah Prince perked up her Owls teammates Tuesday by suddenly blocking shots, some of which officials didn’t give her credit for. Prince’s efforts disrupted Antonian’s… Read More GIRLS BASKETBALL: Prince gives Highlands lift against potent Antonian

BOYS BASKETBALL: Clemens extends rough greeting to former coach McConaghy

Buffaloes run to win over Central Catholic AREA TEAMS INCLUDED: Central Catholic. PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE: http://www.mysanantonio.com/default/article/Rough-return-to-Clemens-for-McConaghy-5929925.php   Central Catholic coach Bruce McConaghy didn’t receive the kind of welcome back to Clemens High School he would probably have hoped for, but that had nothing to do with hospitality or holiday spirit.… Read More BOYS BASKETBALL: Clemens extends rough greeting to former coach McConaghy

BOYS BASKETBALL: This week’s results (thru Dec. 6)

NOTE: teams we cover are in boldface Games of Nov. 30-Dec. 6 Monday’s games Non-district McCollum (5-2) 78, Seguin (1-6) 74 Harlandale (6-3) 69, Holy Cross (1-9 ???) 27 Steele (5-2) 65, Central Catholic (4-7 ???) 46 Reagan (6-1) 92, East Central (1-3) 77 Tuesday’s games TAPPS 4-4A Holy Cross (2-8 ???, 1-0) 76, Cornerstone Christian (5-3 ???, 0-1) 54 TMI… Read More BOYS BASKETBALL: This week’s results (thru Dec. 6)

GIRLS BASKETBALL: This week’s results (thru Dec. 6)

NOTE: teams we cover are in boldface Games of Nov. 30-Dec. 6 Monday’s games Non-district Southwest (8-2) 56, Marshall (7-6) 37 Tuesday’s games District 27-5A Boerne Champion (8-4, 1-0) 87, Memorial (0-9, 0-1) 27 Alamo Heights (7-2, 1-0) 57, Kennedy (5-6 ???, 0-1) 38 Kerrville Tivy (7-4, 1-0) 50, Floresville (5-5, 0-1) 39 Seguin (6-6, 1-0) 53, Lockhart (1-6 ???, 0-1) 31 District 28-5A… Read More GIRLS BASKETBALL: This week’s results (thru Dec. 6)