Reagan surges past Brandeis, claims 28-6A title; McCollum stuns Harlandale in Frontier Bowl; Pleasanton wins yet another overtime game
Before we turn the page to the playoffs, let's take a look back on a wonderful finish to the 2022 high school football regular season, highlighted by Reagan's dominant second-half over Brandeis, McCollum's upset of Harlandale and yet another overtime win for Pleasanton.
Alamo Heights shuts out Harlandale, leads crazy district race; Reagan rallies past Johnson with 21-point 4th quarter; La Vernia moves home game to Floresville, still wins
The 2022 high school football season got even wilder during Week 8, as Alamo Heights defeated Harlandale to lead a crazy District 14-5A Division II race, Reagan completed a remarkable 21-point 4th-quarter comeback to take down Johnson and La Vernia moved their home game to Floresville due to a unique set of circumstances.
Harlan rallies past Warren in overtime shootout; Sotomayor earns program's first win; Judson’s Stanley scores six touchdowns in 60-50 win
Week 5 of the high school football season featured some of the highest scoring games of the season, headlined by Harlan and Warren's incredible overtime tilt that saw 111 points put on the board.
Adams, Noland power Canyon to big win over Boerne Champion; Golden dazzles in Davenport’s win over Lockhart; Carter’s run lifts Jefferson past Brackenridge in OT
Week 4 of the 2022 high school football season was highlighted by offensive fireworks, as Canyon raced past Champion in KSAT 12's Game of the Week, Davenport scored 62 points in a win over Lockhart and Jefferson edged Brackenridge in overtime.
Uvalde wins thrilling home-opener; No. 1 Steele knocks off Lake Travis; MacArthur earns first win in three years
Week 2 of the 2022 high school football season featured another batch of unforgettable moments, as Uvalde wins their home-opener thanks to a brilliant play from Jonathan Jimenez, top-ranked Steele takes down Lake Travis and MacArthur earns the program's first win in three years.
Wrong Harlandale student questioned by CPS investigators reveals breakdown between agency, school district
A Harlandale High School freshman pulled from class last week to be interviewed by Child Protective Services investigators was not the correct student they were looking for, district officials confirmed this week.
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.
Harlandale outlasts Brack in double overtime bi-district skirmish
“It was hard without him, but he came back,” Harlandale senior Michael Benavidez said. “He brings so much energy.”Brackenridge senior Kalvin Nance (34 points) sank a 27-foot, three-point basket with .7 seconds to send the game into overtime. Off a steal by Jonathan Regalado, Rabago-Castro (17 points) fed Saxon Langenberg (18 points) for a layup that capped a five-point Harlandale spurt at the end of the first overtime. Three free throws from Nance tied it 66-66 with 5.7 seconds remaining in the second overtime. Against Harlandale, Brackenridge built a 21-13 first-quarter lead behind nine points from Nance.mysanantonio.com
HIGHLIGHTS: Judson girls edge Clark; Boerne Champion, Cole boys roll into third round
SAN ANTONIO – In girls hoops, Judson jumps out to an early lead and hangs on late to edge Clark and advance to the fourth round, while the Boerne Champion and Cole boys squads roll to convincing Area Round victories over Harlandale and Lytle respectively. WATCH: Trey Blackmore (@TreyBuckets11) throws down a thunderous slam dunk in the second quarter tonight, as Cole (@RGC_BBasketball) knocks off Lytle to advance to the third round for the fourth straight season! More highlights coming up tonight on #KSATsports @InstantReplaySA pic.twitter.com/anD2CTX3fZ — Andrew Cely (@ACelySports) February 25, 2021ON FIRE: Boerne Champion (@boys_champion) puts on an absolute clinic from behind the arc, knocking down 17 three-pointers in an Area Round rout of Harlandale! #KSATsports @LeechStan @WACathletics @BoerneISD pic.twitter.com/4z0C7H7q1X — Andrew Cely (@ACelySports) February 25, 2021MORE BASKETBALL COVERAGE
Area teams dominate 28-5A boys hoops landscape
The leaders of District 28-5A remained undaunted, even as they headed into the home stretch without their leading scorers. District 28-5A has Medina Valley and Floresville, both a threat to make the playoffs in any sport, as well as Eagle Pass Winn, which qualified in football. “(Danny Stewart) has done a really good job in his second year at Southwest,” Harlandale coach Eric de los Santos said. “They have so much versatility with their size and ball handling,” de los Santos said. “We’ve had so many people in and out of the lineup,” de los Santos said.mysanantonio.com
Sandoval, Rodriguez lead Harlandale girls to win over Southside
As the starting point guard for the Harlandale Indians girls’ basketball team, freshman Cascia Sandoval still has a lot to learn about playing varsity high school basketball. Cantu scored on a finger roll to put Southside up by one, 59-58, with 4:17 left in the game. Harlandale sealed the game on a key offensive rebound and put back by Rodriguez, which put the Indians up 68-62 with 41 seconds remaining. With the victory, Harlandale stayed in second place in District 28-5A as it positions itself for a playoff berth. Tip-off is scheduled for 7:30 p.m.A day after their loss to Harlandale, Southside (6-10, 3-3 in District 28-5A) bounced back to defeat McCollum, 45-29, on Jan. 9.mysanantonio.com
McCollum rebounds to defeat Southside in overtime
McCollum’s Jan. 2 game at Southside seemed to be an early glimpse of the top two teams in District 27-5A. The Cowboys (10-2, 2-1) recovered to share second place with Southwest (6-8, 2-1) by virtue of a 78-75 overtime win against Southside (2-8, 1-1). Torres (23 points) scored on an inbounds lob at the buzzer to send it to overtime. “It was a battle of two teams that want to win district,” Southside coach Shawn Dalbert said. It may have been a blessing in disguise.”The McCollum game was the first for Southside’s football contingent — Senobio Ortiz (26 points), Nikolai Hernandez and Torres.mysanantonio.com
Devastating defense keeps South San undefeated
Yet that’s what undefeated South San (6-0) accomplished by defeating Harlandale (2-4) 57-19 Dec. 1 and Buda Hays (3-4) 62-26 at South San. “I think our defense did extremely well,” South San coach Ray Carroll said after the Harlandale game. South San kept the Indians scoreless in the second quarter. The Bobcats’ scoring run followed and stretched until South San led 31-3 at halftime. “I think we started well and made the adjustments we needed to make during the game,” said senior Jonas Carlisle, who led South San with 16 points.mysanantonio.com
Harlandale's impressive playoff run ends in area round
Like most San Antonio volleyball teams, the Indians (11-5) started their season a little late. We were able to pull through, and that clinched it for us.”Harlandale swept Burbank (7-2) 25-21, 25-17, 25-19 in its bi-district match Nov. 20 at Harlandale. New Braunfels Canyon (23-1) defeated the Indians 25-8, 25-12, 25-9 Nov. 24 at Steele in the area round. They had an answer for everything we tried.”Harlandale and Highlands were the only area Class 5A teams that advanced to the area round. “We’re in this district for another year, and we’ll have a lot of girls back,” Castro said, “but they’ll have to step up.mysanantonio.com
Harlandale High shuts down football for 3 weeks; Veterans Memorial, Southside games canceled
SAN ANTONIO – Harlandale High School has shutdown both of its varsity and junior varsity football teams for the next three weeks following a positive coronavirus test, Harlandale Independent School District officials announced Thursday. Additionally, football practices at Harlandale High School cannot resume until Nov. 20. Junior varsity games will be allowed to continue on Nov. 26, and varsity games will resume on Nov. 27, according to the district’s announcement. Veterans Memorial has also been forced to cancel its next two games. The first game was scheduled for Friday night against Buda Johnson in Buda, and the other was scheduled for next Thursday against Dripping Springs.
Harlandale volleyball remains on track for playoffs
Harlandale had a necessary sense of urgency in its first week of matches in more than two weeks. We still have a lot of work to do.”A kill from Hernandez (18 kills, 6 digs) started a four-point run that cemented Game 1 for Harlandale. In one stretch during the latter stages, it became a battle between Hernandez and Floresville standout Faith Coldeway (11 kills). Villarreal followed with consecutive kills enabling Harlandale to double the score on Floresville. Burbank 3, Brackenridge 0The Bulldogs (2-1, 2-1) rebounded from a loss to Edison to defeat rival Brackenridge (2-1, 2-1) 22-25, 25-16, 27-25, 25-21 in a District 27-5A match on Oct. 23 at Alamo Convocation Center.mysanantonio.com
Harlandale stuns Kyle Lehman in season opener
After having to wait months for their season to kick off, the Harlandale Indians were up to the challenge as they stunned the Kyle Lehman Lobos 32-7 on Friday at Harlandale Memorial Stadium. Harlandale overwhelmed Lehman by scoring 24 consecutive points in the second quarter, getting touchdowns on a punt return, interception return and on runs from Ariel Casso and quarterback Joseph Rodriguez. The 24-point scoring outburst helped the Indians overcome an early Lehman advantage, quickly turning the game in their favor. In the third quarter, Harlandale thwarted a potential Lehman scoring drive when Isiah Galindo picked off Guajardo at the Harlandale 20. Besides being the season opener for Harlandale, the game was also the District 12-5A Division 1 opener for both teams as the Indians started district play with a win.mysanantonio.com
These are the San Antonio school districts that will close for Election Day
Multiple San Antonio school districts are making Election Day a holiday for students due to the anticipated influx of people on campus to vote. The districts include North East ISD, Northside ISD, East Central, Judson ISD and Harlandale ISD. North East ISD said it made the change in an effort to lower campus traffic and to keep students safe. This year, Northside ISD is hosting 67 polling sites and East Central ISD has 3. He said their Board of Trustees approved to switch Columbus Day to a school day in order to have Election Day as a holiday.mysanantonio.com
McCollum undefeated in 26-5A under new leadership
McCollum undefeated in 26-5A under new leadershipWhen a new coach is brought into a program, their typically is a period of adjustment. Were trying to keep the McCollum culture alive in softball, first-year Cowboys coach Alessia Gallegos said. Key contributors included Rosalyn Rodriguez (3-for-4, home run, 3 RBI), Alexis Martinez (2-for-5, RBI), Alexis Arredondo (2-for-3, RBI) and Yasmine Rebolloso (1-for-1, 2 RBI). Against Boerne Champion, McCollum overcame a 5-3 deficit with three runs in the fourth and five in the fifth. I feel this is that team at McCollum, Gallegos said.mysanantonio.com