HIGHLIGHTS: Schertz John Paul II boys, girls play first true home games on brand new court
For the first time in program history, the John Paul II boys and girls high school basketball teams played a true home game, opening a brand new facility with a doubleheader against Corpus Christi Incarnate Word Academy on Tuesday night.
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Brandeis, Harlan, Warren and Antonian pick up victories
Saturday afternoon featured some pivotal girls high school basketball matchups, as Brandeis topped Reagan in District 28-6A, Harlan knocked off Taft in 29-6A, Warren pulled away to defeat Sotomayor and Antonian fended off a late rally to defeat the Village School.
Sammie Wagner graduates from Reagan HS early to join Oregon
Former Reagan basketball star Sammie Wagner felt it was time to leave the high school basketball ranks and join the Oregon Ducks women’s basketball program early. The 4-star recruit graduated from Reagan in December and left for Oregon, where she will enroll this month.
BOYS BASKETBALL: Southwest edges McCollum, South San tops SW Legacy, Sam Houston knocks off Jefferson
A trio of great district matchups highlights Friday night's high school boys basketball action, as Southwest defeated McCollum in 28-5A, South San topped Southwest Legacy and Sam Houston knocked off Jefferson in 27-5A.
Brandeis junior Rian Forestier founds non-profit to donate basketball shoes
Brandeis junior standout Rian Forestier recently founded the non-profit community initiative 4WARD to help donate new basketball shoes to the 7th and 8th grade girls at Neff Middle School. For more information, please visit 4WARD4.com.
‘Sad, heartbreaking and uncalled for’: East Central girls basketball team endures ‘racial situation’ at tournament in Marble Falls
During East Central's road game at Marble Falls last Friday, Hornets senior Asia Prudhomme endured feigned monkey screams from an opposing student section while shooting free throws.
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Reagan standout Sammie Wagner commits to Texas
Reagan basketball standout Sammie Wagner gave her verbal commitment to the Texas Longhorns Thursday. She made the announcement on Twitter. The five-star recruit is the No. 17 overall prospect in the country and the top Texan for the 2023 class, per ESPN HoopGurlz.
BOYS BASKETBALL: Boerne falls to Wichita Falls Hirschi in overtime in UIL Class 4A State semifinals
Senior Devin Styles poured in 23 points, but it wasn't quite enough to lift his team to a victory, as the Boerne boys basketball team fell to Wichita Falls Hirschi in overtime in the UIL Class 4A State semifinals.
BOYS BASKETBALL: TMI Episcopal takes McKinney Christian to double overtime in TAPPS 5A State Championship
One overtime wasn't enough to decide this instant classic, as Jaylen Gardner and TMI Episcopal battle McKinney Christian in the TAPPS 5A State Championship Game at West High School on Saturday afternoon.
BOYS BASKETBALL: Schertz John Paul II takes on Arlington Grace Prep in TAPPS 4A State Championship
In the TAPPS 4A State Championship Game, senior point guard Dezmon Dudley's late-game heroics weren't enough to overcome a 20-point second half deficit, as Schertz John Paul II falls to Arlington Grace Prep 58-47 at West High School on Saturday afternoon.
BOYS BASKETBALL: Boerne Champion tops Veterans Memorial, Brennan battles Westlake
On Saturday, seven area boys high school basketball teams entered Regional Final competition with a chance to punch their tickets to next week's UIL State Tournament. Boerne Champion edged Veterans Memorial in Class 5A, Brennan battled Westlake in Class 6A, Boerne needed overtime to defeat Somerset in Class 4A and Cole rolled past Marion in Class 3A.
BOYS BASKETBALL: Flemings, Brennan edge Reagan late, Veterans Memorial rallies to advance
In Friday night's UIL Class 6A Regional semifinals, freshman Kingston Flemings' shot lefts Brennan past Reagan, while Warren battles Austin Westlake. In Class 5A action, San Antonio Veterans Memorial uses a late surge to rally past Corpus Christi Veterans Memorial and advance to face Boerne Champion.
BOYS BASKETBALL: Cole tops Blanco, Boerne rallies past Pleasanton, Champion advances
In the third round of the boys high school basketball playoffs, Cole uses a dominant second half to knock off Blanco, Boerne erases a 14-point first-half deficit to defeat Pleasanton, Champion takes down Buda Johnson and Clark battles Westlake.
BOYS BASKETBALL: Bowen coaching TMI up for TAPPS State Tournament
After helping the Spurs win 3 of their 5 NBA titles, TMI head coach Bruce Bowen is coaching up the Panthers to bring a TAPPS State title back to San Antonio. TMI takes on The Woodlands Christian Academy in the TAPPS 5A State semifinal Friday at noon at Robinson High School.
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Clark preparing for first UIL State Tournament
After taking down Steele in the Class 6A Regional Final on Saturday afternoon, the Clark girls basketball team is preparing for the program's first ever berth in the UIL State Tournament. Clark will face DeSoto in the state semifinals in the Alamodome Friday at 8:30 p.m.
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Clark tops Steele, advances to first UIL State Tournament; Lytle battles Bishop
Highlights and reaction from Saturday's girls high school basketball action, as Clark tops Steele to clinch the program's first berth in the UIL State Tournament and Lytle battles Bishop in the Class 3A Regional Final.
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Clark, Steele earn victories in Regional Semifinals
In Friday night's UIL Class 6A Regional semifinal doubleheader at Northside Sports Gym, Clark topped Harlan and Steele defeated Brennan to set up a showdown between the Cougars and Knights on Saturday afternoon with a trip to the UIL State tournament on the line.
BOYS BASKETBALL: Mason powers Clark past Clemens in Bi-District thriller
Two of the best high school boys basketball teams in San Antonio squared off in the UIL Class 6A Bi-District round on Tuesday night at the Alamo Convocation Center, and senior guard Jordan Mason was the star of the show, scoring a game-high 25 points in Clark's 58-45 victory over Clemens.
BASKETBALL: Boerne girls roll past Navarro, Clark tops Johnson, Antonian sweeps Houston St. Pius X
Highlights from Tuesday night's high school basketball action, as the Boerne girls cruise past Navarro in the third round of the Class 4A playoffs and Clark tops Johnson in Class 6A play. At Antonian, both the Apache boys and girls teams take down Houston St. Pius in their opening-round matchups at home.
BOYS BASKETBALL: Jefferson rolls past Southwest Legacy, Southside knocks off Sam Houston, Judson tops LEE
Highlights from the first night of the boys high school playoffs, as Jefferson takes down Southwest Legacy and Southside edges Sam Houston in the Class 5A Bi-District round, while Judson uses a late fourth-quarter surge to defeat LEE in Class 6A action.
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Sam Houston defeats Southside, Hondo rolls past Fox Tech, Steele edges Reagan
Highlights from the second night of the girls high school basketball playoffs, as Sam Houston defeats Southside in the Class 5A Bi-District round, Hondo rolls past Fox Tech in Class 4A, and Steele knocks out Reagan in Class 6A.