How San Antonio area volleyball teams have adapted to shifting schedules and guidelines during COVID-19
SAN ANTONIO – In March, Harlan senior Kiana Fallaha and head coach Monica Gonzales traveled with a number of volleyball players from around the San Antonio area to Colorado for a national club tournament. I didn’t know that junior year might be my last high school season.”That fear and uncertainty stuck with volleyball players for months. As a result, volleyball teams had a tough time maintaining even a semi-regular training regimen. Every student-athlete was required to present a completed version of this form before they were allowed to participate in the volleyball team's workout. Class 1A-4A volleyball teams would start up as scheduled in mid-August, but Class 5A and 6A teams were now forced to wait until September to take the court.
Clemens football back on the practice field, hopeful for season
SCHERTZ As they hit the ground running for another round of summer strength and conditioning workouts, the Clemens Buffaloes hope that there wont be any more delays or practice cancellations and their season begins as originally scheduled. As a reminder, @SCUCISD will resume camp on 6/13!! We will continue camp on 6/20-21 to make up for this week. Participants will need to wear masks upon entry and during inactive periods starting 6/13!! @scbuffalostrong @SteeleAthletics @CorbettJH @Dobiejhsports @DobieJunior https://t.co/NMyPeyo5ci Coach Scott Lehnhoff (@Coach_Lehnhoff) July 9, 2020MORE LOCAL FOOTBALL COVERAGE
Clemens High School graduate went from shy kid to all-state choir
SAN ANTONIO Senior Tristino Ali said he used to be super shy, but it was choir that truly broke him out of his shell. I was really shy, like really shy, Ali said. Like someone walked past me... it wouldnt happen.After achieving several awards through honors choir over four years at Clemens High School, Ali said making all-state choir this year was the most rewarding. One of his school counselors, Vicki Williams, said his accomplishments are impressive and she is extremely proud of his hard work. He is just a phenomenal young man.Ali said he just wants to use his music degree to one day be a high school choir teacher.
Great Graduates 2020: Jackson Macias turns down Harvard for bigger opportunity
SAN ANTONIO Wrestling, football and soccer are some of the sports that Clemens High School senior Jackson Macias has excelled in. He has also been a leader in the Air Force JROTC program for four years. But then I got the acceptance into the Air Force Academy and the excitement from it was enough to tell me thats where I wanted to go, Jackson said. His father graduated from the Academy and his sister Hailee Macias just finished her four years. Hailee says what she most respects about Jackson is his extreme work ethic, which she says landed him his opportunities.
Graffiti Wall in Schertz dedicated to graduating class of 2020
SCHERTZ, Texas – Morgan Housholder and Hannah Lopez, two seniors at Clemens High School, didn’t expect their graduating year to be cut short so quickly. Morgan Housholder and Hannah Lopez, seniors at Clemens High School. (KSAT)“Well then, I said well let’s bring the wall to them,” Jodi Head Lopez, Hannah’s mother, said. So I want the wall to be a competition,” Hannah’s mother said. “It’s nice to see them show their pride in where their future lies,” Hannah’s mother said.
Alamo Heights, Clemens cheerleading squads place 1st in UIL state competitions
SAN ANTONIO – Two San Antonio schools can boast state champion cheerleading squads. The cheerleaders at Clemens High School in the Schertz Cibolo Universal City School District are the best in the state for 6A DII, while the Alamo Heights cheer squad dominated 5A DII. “I truly believe all was achieved this past weekend.”The Alamo Heights squad will compete in the national championships in Orlando next month. Several other schools in the San Antonio area also placed in the top 10 in their divisions at the state UIL spirit competition. 4ACanyon Lake (CISD) - 6th Place5A DIIAlamo Heights - 1st PlaceCastroville Medina Valley - 5th Place6A DIJohnson (NEISD) - 3rd Place6A DIIClemens (SCUCISD) - 1st PlaceCanyon (CISD) - 5th PlaceNew Braunfels - 7th Place
HS Swimming Recap: SCUC Invite
SCHERTZ – With TISCA right around the corner, the intensity is ramping up for high school swim teams around San Antonio, and swimmers not competing at TISCA took the water with another chance for improvement Wednesday night in Schertz for the SCUC Invite. Results available later tonight.
HS Volleyball Playoff Highlights: Regional Final Recap
Clemens and Alamo Heights both earn sweeps in the Class 6A and Class 5A Regional Finals respectively to punch their tickets to the UIL State Tournament. Watch exclusive extended highlights and reaction from each clinching match, as both teams make program history!