VOLLEYBALL: Southside outlasts South San in 5 games

Bobcats can’t hold late leads against stubborn Cardinals AREA TEAMS INCLUDED: South San, Southside. PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE: http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/communities/southside/article/Southside-outlasts-South-San-in-5-games-6493572.php Five-game matches generally are something of a rarity in high school volleyball, but Sept. 1 was an exception. Southside (9-10) was one of three that won marathon matches that day. East… Read More VOLLEYBALL: Southside outlasts South San in 5 games

VOLLEYBALL WEEKLY ROUNDUP: : Holy Cross wins third tourney title

Edison on the rise in 28-5A AREA TEAMS INCLUDED: Edison, Fox Tech, Highlands, Holy Cross, Jefferson, Lanier, McCollum, Sam Houston. http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/communities/southside/article/Southside-outlasts-South-San-in-5-games-6493572.php Holy Cross (25-6, 3-0) swept Dallas Parish Episcopal 25-22, 25-19 Sept. 5 in the championship match of the St. Mary’s Hall Tournament. It was the Knights’ third tournament title this season. The Knights also… Read More VOLLEYBALL WEEKLY ROUNDUP: : Holy Cross wins third tourney title

FOOTBALL DIGEST (Weeks 1-2): Sam Houston settles old scores in first two games

Defense keeps Central Catholic unbeaten; Kennedy rebounds with win over Burbank AREA TEAMS INCLUDED: Burbank, Central Catholic, Edison, Highlands, Kennedy, Sam Houston, South San, Southside. Sam Houston (2-0) seems bound to avenge its 2014 losses. In Week 1, the Hurricanes reversed the outcome of a game against Bandera. Sept. 4, Southside (1-1) was the victim… Read More FOOTBALL DIGEST (Weeks 1-2): Sam Houston settles old scores in first two games

FOOTBALL: Lanier can’t overcome Pleasanton’s early lead

Voks defense limits Eagles to 62 yards, 5 first downs AREA TEAMS INCLUDED: Lanier.   PLEASE RETURN TO THIS STORY LATER THIS WEEK FOR A LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE: http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/communities/southside/article/Lanier-couldn-t-overcome-Pleasanton-s-early-6493570.php   Lanier prevented Pleasanton from earning a first down over the last three quarters Sept. 5, but still couldn’t work off a three-touchdown… Read More FOOTBALL: Lanier can’t overcome Pleasanton’s early lead

FOOTBALL: Brooks Academy repeats history with win over Wolfpack

Bengals boot Lee Academy with fourth-quarter touchdown AREA TEAMS INCLUDED: Brooks Academy. PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE: http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/communities/southside/article/Brooks-Academy-repeats-history-with-win-over-Lee-6493562.php   All Brooks Academy athletes went through a boot camp before their seasons. The value of the exercise surfaced Sept. 4. The Bengals football team had a gut-check after securing the lead against… Read More FOOTBALL: Brooks Academy repeats history with win over Wolfpack

VOLLEYBALL ROUNDUP: Provets put Centurions away in first 4-4A match

Harlandale edges Southside, wins 28-5A opener AREA TEAMS INCLUDED: Brackenridge, Edison, Harlandale, Jefferson, Providence, Southside. PLEASE RETURN TO THIS LINK WEDNESDAY FOR A LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE: http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/communities/southside/article/Provets-put-away-Centurions-in-first-TAPPS-6481486.php   Providence embarked on its TAPPS District 4-4A schedule Aug. 29 with what might prove to be a valuable road victory at Corpus Christi John… Read More VOLLEYBALL ROUNDUP: Provets put Centurions away in first 4-4A match

FOOTBALL: Central Catholic shuts down Lanier’s passing game

Three fourth-quarter interceptions seal win AREA TEAMS INCLUDED: Central Catholic, Lanier. PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE: http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/communities/southside/article/Central-Catholic-shuts-down-Lanier-s-passing-6481458.php   Central Catholic took away Lanier’s chances for a season-opening comeback victory Aug. 28. The Buttons utilized three fourth-quarter interceptions to squelch the Voks’ momentum in the first game for both teams. The hosts… Read More FOOTBALL: Central Catholic shuts down Lanier’s passing game

VOLLEYBALL: This week’s results (thru Sept. 5)

NOTE: teams we cover in boldface Matches of Aug. 30-Sept. 5 Monday’s matches No matches  scheduled Tuesday’s matches District 27-5A Alamo Heights (20-10, 2-0) 3, San Marcos (18-8, 1-1) 0 (25-13, 25-19, 25-17) Boerne Champion (9-8 , 2-0) 3, Kerrville Tivy (10-13, 0-2) 0 (17-25, 25-19, 25-13, 25-21) Floresville (10-12 ???, 1-0) 3, Lockhart (10-16, 0-2) 2 (16-25, 22-25, 25-18, 25-23, 15-13)… Read More VOLLEYBALL: This week’s results (thru Sept. 5)

FOOTBALL: Area results (thru Sept. 5)

WEEK 2 SCHEDULE (Sept. 3-5) Thursday’s games Non-district Edison (1-1) 14, Floresville (0-2) 7 Kennedy (1-1) 14, Burbank (0-2) 6 Somerset (1-1) 21, Harlandale (0-2) 0 Friday’s games Non-district Brooks Academy (1-1) 32, Lee Academy (0-2) 29 Antonian (2-0) 20, Holy Cross (1-1) 6 New Braunfels Canyon (1-1) 36, East Central (0-2) 16 Pearsall (2-0) 43, Memorial (1-1) 14 Central Catholic (2-0) 16, South San (0-2) 12 Sam Houston (2-0) 40, Southside (1-1) 24… Read More FOOTBALL: Area results (thru Sept. 5)

FOOTBALL: Sam Houston wins opener for Brown

Hurricanes avenge loss in 2014 opener AREA TEAMS INCLUDED: Sam Houston. PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK TO THE EXPRESS-NEWS WEBSITE: http://www.mysanantonio.com/sports/high_school/high_school_football/article/Sam-Houston-tops-Bandera-in-season-opener-6474155.php 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-beats-Bandera-in-Brown-s-coaching-6481476.php A year ago, the season opener at Bandera was something Sam Houston had to recover from. The Hurricanes gradually put… Read More FOOTBALL: Sam Houston wins opener for Brown