GIRLS BASKETBALL WEEKLY ROUNDUP: Brack’s confidence swells with 2 key 28-5A victories

AREA TEAMS INCLUDED: Brackenridge, Brooks Academy, Burbank, Highlands, Holy Cross, Lanier, Sam Houston, South San, Young Women’s Leadership Academy. PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE: Link unavailable     Brackenridge coach Tamiko Matthews challenged her team at halftime Jan. 2 to do something special. “It’s not often you get a chance to… Read More GIRLS BASKETBALL WEEKLY ROUNDUP: Brack’s confidence swells with 2 key 28-5A victories

BOYS BASKETBALL: Southside has high hopes under Dalbert’s direction

AREA TEAMS INCLUDED: Southside. PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE: Link unavailable   Having taken three teams to the state tournament in a 17-year coaching career, first-year Southside coach Shawn Dalbert has high high aspirations for the Cardinals. Despite losing its first District 29-5A game by a wide-margin, Dalbert thinks Southside (6-11,… Read More BOYS BASKETBALL: Southside has high hopes under Dalbert’s direction

GIRLS BASKETBALL: McCollum holds off Jefferson to notch first 28-5A win

AREA TEAMS INCLUDED: Jefferson, McCollum. PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE: Link unavailable   When their game began Jan. 2, McCollum demonstrated its desire to pick up the thing that both itself and Jefferson lacked. The Cowboys (2-16, 1-5) doubled the score on the Mustangs (4-17, 0-7) in the first quarter, snaring… Read More GIRLS BASKETBALL: McCollum holds off Jefferson to notch first 28-5A win

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Brackenridge connection guides Antonian to win over Hornets

AREA TEAMS INCLUDED: East Central. PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE: Link unavailable     Two coaches known for turning Brackenridge into a Class 4A basketball power made a triumphant return to the area Dec. 22. Former Eagles girls basketball coach Patrick Harvey and ex-Brack boys coach Ed Hooi – now Harvey’s… Read More GIRLS BASKETBALL: Brackenridge connection guides Antonian to win over Hornets

BOYS BASKETBALL: Area rankings (thru Dec. 25)

Through December 25   TOP 15:   Rank-Team-Last Week 1. East Central – 2 2. Central Catholic – 1 3. Brackenridge – 4 4. Jefferson – 6 5. South San – 5 6. Sam Houston – 3 7. Lanier – 7 8. Holy Cross – 8 9. McCollum – 9 10. Burbank – 10 11. Memorial – 12 12. Harlandale – 13 13. Southwest – 11 14. Kennedy –… Read More BOYS BASKETBALL: Area rankings (thru Dec. 25)

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Area rankings (thru Dec. 25)

Through December 25   TOP 15:   Rank-Team-Last Week 1. Southwest – 1 2. South San – 2 3. Highlands – 4 4. East Central – 3 5. Burbank – 5 6. Lanier – 6 7. Southside – 7 8. Harlandale – 8 9. Holy Cross – 9 10. Brackenridge – 10 11. Edison – 12 12. Kennedy – 11 13. Sam Houston – 13 14. Young Women’s Leadership… Read More GIRLS BASKETBALL: Area rankings (thru Dec. 25)

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Southside pulls away from Nixon to win 29-5A opener

AREA TEAMS INCLUDED: Southside. PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK TO THE SOUTHSIDE REPORTER WEBSITE: http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/communities/southside/article/Southside-pulls-away-to-win-29-5A-opener-6713692.php     As a senior leader, Mayra Sendejo knows what to do when Southside needs an infusion of energy. “If anything, I want to take it (to the basket),” Sendejo said. “If I don’t have a shot, I’ll kick it out.… Read More GIRLS BASKETBALL: Southside pulls away from Nixon to win 29-5A opener

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Holiday results (thru Jan. 2)

NOTE: teams we cover are in boldface Games of Dec. 20-Jan. 2 Monday’s games Non-district Young Women’s Leadership Academy (7-8 ???) 41, Comfort (2-6 ???) 37 Tuesday’s games District 29-5A Medina Valley (4-15, 1-1) 51, Uvalde (4-14, 1-1) 23 Laredo Cigarroa (19-6, 2-0) 84, Eagle Pass Winn (0-6 ???, 0-2) 17 Laredo Martin (15-9, 2-0) 53, Laredo… Read More GIRLS BASKETBALL: Holiday results (thru Jan. 2)

BOYS BASKETBALL: Holiday results (thru Jan. 2)

NOTE: teams we cover are in boldface Games of Dec. 20-Jan. 2 Monday’s games Non-district Navarro (12-2) 66, Fox Tech (9-12) 40 Tuesday’s games Non-district Marshall 67, Southwest (7-7) 31 East Central (12-4 ???) 84, Cedar Park 75 Lee Academy 106, Brooks Academy (0-4 ???) 74 Wednesday’s games No games scheduled Thursday’s games No games scheduled Friday’s games… Read More BOYS BASKETBALL: Holiday results (thru Jan. 2)