SWIMMING: Alamo Heights’ Foote, Boerne Champion girls shine at UIL Class 5A State Championships
Highlights and reaction from the UIL Class 5A State swimming and diving championships in Austin, as Alamo Heights senior Connor Foote breaks a pair of state records and strikes gold in two individual events, while the Boerne Champion girls win another relay title for the second straight season.
HIGHLIGHTS: Connor Foote powers Alamo Heights to repeat at Region VII-5A Swimming Championships
Highlights and reaction from Bill Walker Pool, as high school swimmers from around the San Antonio area competed in the 2022 UIL Region VII-5A Swimming & Diving Championships looking to punch their tickets to this year’s state meet in Austin.
Undefeated Brennan battles Lake Travis in fourth round; Navarro meets Cuero in rematch of Week 4 thriller; Alamo Heights in midst of deepest playoff run since 2013
Week 4 of the high school football playoffs features a clash of undefeated 2A titans, while Brennan and Alamo Heights put their 13-0 records on the line against Lake Travis and Liberty Hill.
Brennan scores 59 in rout of Austin Bowie; Alamo Heights edges Marble Falls late; Navarro stuns Sinton in overtime
Round 3 of the high school football playoffs featured plenty of standout performances, including Brennan's demolition of Austin Bowie and Navarro's dramatic overtime victory over Sinton.
No. 2 Steele’s showdown with Austin Vandegrift headlines Area Round; BGC Road Trip features New Braunfels, Smithson Valley; Brandeis, Canyon volleyball prepare for UIL State
The second round of the high school football playoffs features battles between San Antonio and Austin-area schools, including a heavyweight matchup between undefeated Steele and Austin Vandegrift.
Brennan, Steele, Johnson and Alamo Heights all finish 10-0; Carrizo Springs secures first undefeated season since 1984; Davila leads Poteet to district title
At the end of the regular season, six teams from the greater San Antonio area finish with undefeated records: Brennan, Steele, Johnson, Alamo Heights, Shiner and Carrizo Springs.
Alamo Heights, Boerne Champion meet with 15-5A-II lead on the line; East Central set for pivotal clash with New Braunfels; Poth going for fifth straight win against Nixon-Smiley
Week 9 of KSAT 12′s Big Game Coverage s jam-packed with some critical district matchups like Alamo Heights vs. Boerne Champion, East Central vs. New Braunfels and much more!
Brennan, Alamo Heights both win undefeated showdowns; Hendrix’s TD lifts Boerne past Pleasanton in OT; Carrizo Springs earns milestone victory over Devine
Week 7 of KSAT's Big Game Coverage saw Brennan and Alamo Heights earn crucial victories against undefeated opponents, while Boerne and Carrizo Springs rallied to pick up big wins in district play!
Alamo Heights ISD employee arrested for sex assault of a child no longer with the district, AHISD officials say
A man arrested by Castle Hills Police last week on charges related to sexual assault of a child is no longer an employee of the Alamo Heights Independent School District, district officials said Monday.
Brennan wins early-season showdown against Reagan; Alamo Heights earns dramatic victory over Boerne; Robert Bruce, Koy Detmer get first wins as head coaches
Brennan beats Reagan, Alamo Heights stuns Boerne and a pair of new head coach earn their first wins as we recap Week 1 of the 2021 high school football season.
Revolution cycling studio relocates to Alamo Heights
Cardio freaks, the snow extended a sweet deal to try out a state-of-the-art indoor cycling studio in Alamo Heights for free. Revolution Cycling Studio extended its offering of free classes to all first time riders through March 31 to celebrate the grand opening of its new location. The studio was initially set to open Feb. 15, but the snowstorm delayed those plans. It opened to the public on Monday, Feb. 22.mysanantonio.com
New look Mustangs building upon 2019-20 gains
In its second-year under coach Natasha Benavides, Jefferson is establishing a new identity. The Mustangs (4-3) were more of a half-court team led by all-district choice Leah McGrew. She knows the game and knows how to hype the team up.”Madison Guzman was the Mustangs’ leading scorer with 14 points against La Vernia. Our defense is what’s helping us compete.”Sam Houston 53, Harlandale 47The Hurricanes (2-2) took a 27-21 halftime lead and held on against Harlandale (4-3) in a non-district game Nov. 24. Ashley Cantu (15 points) and Sarahi Rivas (10) also scored in double figures.mysanantonio.com
San Antonio may be a blue city, but these two ZIP codes are among the nation's biggest Trump donors
click to enlarge wikimedia Commons / Gage SkidmorePresident Donald Trump speaks at a rally in Arizona earlier this year. No other San Antonio-area ZIP codes ranked among the top 50.Alamo Heights contributed a total of $346,681 to Trump during the current cycle via 1,373 individual donations. That puts the SA old-money bastion ahead of deep-red enclaves including Scottsdale, Arizona's 85255 (No. 6 on the list), The Villages, Florida's 32162 (No. 10).Boerne — itself morphing from a quaint German village into a satellite Alamo Heights — ponied up $180,489 to the campaign via 1,516 donations.sacurrent.com
District championships for Class 5A softball left undecided
District championships for Class 5A softball left undecidedArea Class 5A softball teams were in the drivers seat in all three districts when the 2020 season was halted because of the coronovirus pandemic. It was definitely shaping up to be a great year for teams that were building their programs, Edison coach Jennifer Bocanegra said. Like I told the girls, theres a lot of what-ifs and could-have-beens, first-year McCollum coach Alessia Gallegos said. We had high hopes for them in the playoffs, third-year Jefferson coach Shannon Nail said. I think (the postseason) was going to be great, Southwest coach Sandy Hernandez said.mysanantonio.com
Silver Linings: Margaritas to Go Soften the Blow of Self-Isolation
click to enlarge Bryan Rindfussclick to enlarge Bryan RindfussAs we grapple with the new normal, its only natural to look for silver linings wherever they might be found. More than a few margarita mainstays including La Fogata and Rosarios were also temporarily closed at press time. Whats more, our budget was beyond tight, so we favored spots offering individual margaritas. Not only did this confirm that we were on to something, it made it even more important to revisit TCs margaritas. Also available are its curiously strong, lime-forward frozen margaritas ($6.99) that easily stand up to more expensive options.Favored by locals in the know since 1975, El Jarro de Arturo is among the more original eateries in the Embassy Oaks area.sacurrent.com
Where I Live: Alamo Heights
Except for a few years spent away at school and then trying to establish a career, I have lived in Alamo Heights my entire life. My parents moved into the Cottage District of Alamo Heights when I was a few months old. Citizens, architects, engineers, and planners all came together and developed a vision for Alamo Heights future. Whether you are looking for steep hills, moderate inclines, or the flats, Alamo Heights has something to offer everyone. Alamo Heights is a special place, and I make no apologies for feeling privileged to live here.therivardreport.com
McCollum wins Harlandale softball tournament title
McCollum wins Harlandale softball tournament titleThe McCollum Cowboys rolled over their opponents in taking the title at the Harlandale ISD Softball Tournament, capped off by a 15-4 win over the Pleasanton Lady Eagles in the tournament championship game Saturday at Tejeda Sports Complex. During the three-day tournament, McCollum scored a staggering 64 runs against the five opponents they played, while allowing only 11 runs as they went undefeated in tournament play. I feel super proud of the girls, especially since this is our own tournament as a district, said McCollum coach Alessia Gallegos. Quintero, the tournament MVP, said energy and team chemistry have helped McCollum get off to a good start. Stelzig ended the Alamo Heights threat by getting Janes to strike out swinging on a fastball for the third out.mysanantonio.com
Week 8 KSAT Elite 12 BGC Supercut Part 2: Plays from Steele, Roosevelt, Southside
SAN ANTONIO - Check out some highlights from Week 8 of the high school football season featuring some of our 2019-20 KSAT Elite 12 recruits. This week we have plays from:Steele's De'Quavion ThomasBrandeis' J. Nova RangelJohnson's Ty Reasoner and Justin RodriguezWagner's LJ ButlerSouthside's Michael Hernandez and Caleb CamarilloJohn Jay's Xadrian HuertaRoosevelt's Rashod OwensAlamo Heights' Aaron ProctorChampion's Luke BoyersSmithson Valley's Luke GombertHere's the full list of senior players who made this year's KSAT Elite 12. Go here for the latest high school football coverage with our Big Game Coverage section. Copyright 2019 by KSAT - All rights reserved.
Week 7 KSAT Elite 12 BGC Supercut (Part 1): Plays from Madison, Brennan, Veterans Memorial
SAN ANTONIO - Check out some highlights from Week 7 of the high school football season featuring some of our 2019-20 KSAT Elite 12 recruits. This week we have plays from:Madison's Michael GarzaBrennan's Keion ThomasVeterans Memorial's Khaliq PauletteAlamo Heights' Aaron ProctorRoosevelt's Robert Meadows and Daqwon KindredHere's the full list of senior players who made this year's KSAT Elite 12. Go here for the latest high school football coverage with our Big Game Coverage section. Copyright 2019 by KSAT - All rights reserved.
Senior makeovers: New looks for 3 deserving ladies
This article is sponsored by Gonzaba Medical Group. SAN ANTONIO - Gonzaba Medical Group is celebrating seniors today, and D'Anthony Salon Spa owner, Diane Diaz De Leon helped give three wonderful ladies a full makeover. No matter what age you are, it's always important to feel confident and beautiful. D'Anthony Salon Spa has locations at Helotes, The Rim and Alamo Heights. Learn more about D'Anthony Salon Spa here.
HS Volleyball Highlights: October 8th
District supremacy was on the line Tuesday night, as Clark remained unbeaten with a 3-1 victory over District 28-6A rival Brandeis, while Brennan rallied to top Taft. In District 27-5A, Alamo Heights continued their hot streak with a road sweep of rival Jefferson and Highlands kept pace with a win over Edison. Copyright 2019 by KSAT - All rights reserved.
Coyotes make district home debut
UHS hosts Heights in 14-5A-II actionTomorrow night in the Honey Bowl, the Uvalde Coyotes will host the Alamo Heights Mules for District 14-5A Division II football competition. The Coyotes will be celebrating Uvalde Youth Football Night. Their season record is by no means an indication of the team that they have, said Uvalde High School head football coach R.T. Gonzales. Last Friday night at Alamo Heights, the Mules opened district play with a 58-0 victory over the San Antonio Kennedy Rockets. The Mules built up a 42-0 lead in the first half and added 16 points in the third period.uvaldeleadernews.com
Owner of world-famous Toilet Seat Art Museum dies at 98
SAN ANTONIO - The owner and artist behind the world-famous Toilet Seat Art Museum in the Alamo Heights area died Tuesday evening. Family members said Barney Smith died at 98. Smith created more than 1,300 toilet seat lid covers. He was a retired master plumber and picked up toilet seat art as a hobby. He opened up his makeshift museum out of his garage in 1992.