TRACK & FIELD: East Central’s Pinones, Brandeis’ Clendenin bring home UIL Class 6A State titles
The UIL State Track & Field Championships concluded on Saturday evening with Class 6A and 1A competition at Mike A. Myers Stadium in Austin, and East Central's Michael Pinones and Brandeis' Rafe Clendenin are bringing state titles back to the San Antonio area.
TRACK & FIELD: Alyssa Jones strikes gold, Smithson Valley girls win UIL Class 5A State team title
Smithson Valley sophomore Alyssa Jones left her mark in Austin, striking gold in the 200-meter dash and contributing to a pair of state-champion relays, as the Ranger girls claimed the UIL Class 5A State Track & Field title.
What’s in a hat? Trinity head coach wears 11-year old Giants cap for luck
While the team's culture is a big reason for their success, Trinity head coach Cameron Hill has leaned into a superstition for a little extra help, as he continues to wear an 11-year old Giants hat that was gifted to him when he arrived on campus.
San Antonio Brahmas fall to Houston Roughnecks 22-13 in first intra-state XFL matchup
Before the XFL season began, San Antonio Brahmas head coach Hines Ward embraced the intra-state rivalry between the three Texas teams in the revamped league. The Brahmas’ first chance to earn bragging rights came Sunday night in Houston, but the hometown Roughnecks had other plans.
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Boerne falls short in thrilling UIL Class 4A State semifinal
Sophomore Jenna Ruede and junior Averi Aaron each posted a team-high 14 points, but Boerne couldn't quite get over the hump in the second half of a hard-fought 49-47 loss to Sunnyvale in the UIL Class 4A State semifinals in the Alamodome on Friday afternoon.
Scott’s 6 TDs lift UIW past Sacramento State 66-63 in highest-scoring FCS Playoff game ever
Quarterback Lindsey Scott Jr. found Taylor Grimes for the game-winning touchdown with 27 seconds left, as UIW defeated Sacramento State 66-63 to advance to the FCS Semifinals for the first time in program history.
PACK THE DOME: Traylor, UTSA want record-setting crowd for Conference USA Championship Game
For the second straight season, UTSA will host the Conference USA Championship Game, and head coach Jeff Traylor wants to pack the Alamodome with a record-setting crowd to help the Roadrunners take on North Texas.
43rd annual Raul Jimenez Thanksgiving Dinner to take place on Thursday
For the first time in two years, the Raul Jimenez Thanksgiving Dinner will be in person at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center on Thursday. Volunteers prepared for the event on Sunday in an effort to have everything ready for the big day.
HIGHLIGHTS: District 29-5A Swimming Championships
Berths at the Class 5A Regional meet were on the line on Saturday morning, as area swimmers from Medina Valley, San Antonio Great Hearts Monte Vista, Great Hearts Northern Oaks, Cole, Southwest, Southwest Legacy, and Uvalde dove into the pool at NISD Natatorium for the District 29-5A Swimming & Diving Championships.
Annual Peanut Butter Bowl expands to 10 games, 20 high school football teams in 2021
The annual Peanut Butter Bowl, held in every high school football season since 2016 as a food drive to collect peanut butter and combat chronic hunger, has expanded to 10 games and 20 different teams this season including a pair of Austin schools.
VOLLEYBALL HIGHLIGHTS: Brandeis rolls past Antonian; Clark, Churchill and Edison earn big sweeps
The second week of the 2021 high school volleyball season ratchets up the intensity. Carlee Pharris and the Brandeis Broncos rolled past Antonian in front of a raucous home crowd, while Clark, Churchill and Edison all earn impressive sweeps over Harlan, Taft and Southside respectively.
VOLLEYBALL HIGHLIGHTS: Stevens, McCollum and Harlandale earn victories in tournament play
At the end of the first full week of the 2021 high school volleyball season, McCollum hosted an eight-team tournament where the Cowboys, Stevens Falcons and Harlandale Indians all earned dramatic three-set victories over Holmes, Marshall and East Central respectively.