New Braunfels edges Johnson in epic shootout; East Central wins defensive battle against Reagan; Brandeis, Canyon volleyball heading to UIL State
New Braunfels and East Central made history as part of an incredible first week of playoff action in KSAT 12's Big Game Coverage of the high school football season.
Geneva wins football opener on last-second field goal
Geneva School of Boerne field goal kicker Ethan Valdez booted a last-second field goal Thursday night to give the Eagles an 18-15 victory over Holy Cross in their 2021 season opener. The Eagles starts the year at 1-0 after the close win in San Antonio at Holy Cross field that has recently been renovated with new lights. For more on the game, see Tuesday's Boerne Star.boernestar.com
Holy Cross, Providence gain experience ahead of district schedule
Holy Cross and Providence both seemed to be putting things together when they met for the second time this season March 17. Holy Cross (5-5) defeated Providence for the second time 9-5 at Holy Cross. Holy Cross defeated Providence 11-1 March 2. “Holy Cross is no longer in our district, but there’s still that friendly competition,” Chavarria said. “Fundamentally, we played well against Holy Cross, but the energy level wasn’t there,” Chavarria said.mysanantonio.com
Southwest, Legacy and McCollum all could battle for first in 28-5A
Like kids at Christmas, District 28-5A teams will hurriedly unwrap one of the area’s most promising title chases. McCollum, Southwest and Southwest Legacy — along with Medina Valley — all should have a shot at first place. Southwest and Medina Valley are established powerhouses. Many will point to Southwest (17-5, 5-0 in 2020) as the favorite. “This is probably my youngest and most inexperienced team,” Southwest coach Sandy Hernandez said, “but I have five strong seniors.”Hernandez said Southwest Legacy (6-7, 2-3), coached by her former assistant Teri Camarillo, could be the favorite because of its experience and junior ace Blanca Sanchez.mysanantonio.com
Area players preparing for San Antonio Sports All-Star Game
SAN ANTONIO – The San Antonio Sports All-Star Football Game presented by H-E-B is set for this Saturday at Heroes Stadium, and it will feature 112 local players including star quarterbacks Jordan Battles, Zack Schwalen, Kannon Williams and Ty Reasoner.
Exhausted hospital chaplains bring solace to lonely, dying
"I have never seen this much of death and suffering," said Michealsen, who has been a chaplain for 13 years. "I often tell families that I'm holding their loved one's hand when they can't and that I am with them when they are dying when they can't be." Grieving families, unable to enter the hospital because of the deadly virus, watch through the iPad he’s carried into the room with him. Deegan and about a dozen other chaplains cover shifts that extend to 24 hours a day, seven days a week. He was sure he'd eventually be infected as COVID-19 patients began pouring into the hospital every day.
Nurses fear what's to come: 'Walk down our unit for a day'
Registered nurse Nicole Grecco looks through a small window while working in a COVID-19 unit at Mission Hospital in Mission Viejo, Calif., Monday, Dec. 21, 2020. A charge nurse at Providence Holy Cross Medical Center in Los Angeles’ San Fernando Valley, Carrillo is haunted by the daily counts of COVID-19 patients. In Holy Cross, “Here Comes the Sun” by the Beatles plays throughout the hospital when a COVID-19 patient is discharged. Holy Cross charge nurse Melanie LaMadrid tends to her patients in 12-hour shifts, holding their hands in her purple gloves. “I wish they could just walk down our unit for a day and look at the faces of some of these patients,” Carillo said.
Nurses fear what's to come in COVID crisis: "Walk down our unit for a day"
A charge nurse at Providence Holy Cross Medical Center in Los Angeles' San Fernando Valley, Carrillo is haunted by the daily counts of COVID-19 patients. Registered nurse Nicole Grecco looks through a small window while working in a COVID-19 unit at Mission Hospital in Mission Viejo, California, on December 21, 2020. In Holy Cross, "Here Comes the Sun" by the Beatles plays throughout the hospital when a COVID-19 patient is discharged. Holy Cross charge nurse Melanie LaMadrid tends to her patients in 12-hour shifts, holding their hands in her purple gloves. "I wish they could just walk down our unit for a day and look at the faces of some of these patients."cbsnews.com
Nurses fear what’s to come: ‘Walk down our unit for a day’
Airports also recorded around 1 million travelers on each of the five days between last Friday and Tuesday. It took 292 days to reach 1 million cases on Nov. 11. Nurses are exhausted, terrified of what’s next and angry at those who ignore pleas to stay home and stay safe. “I wish they could just walk down our unit for a day and look at the faces of some of these patients,” said Holy Cross nurse Jenny Carrillo, her voice breaking. Associated Press writers Heather Hollingsworth in Kansas City, Missouri, and Shelley Adler in Fairfax, Virginia, contributed to this story.
Holy Cross blanks Northland Christian in area-round
After a week off, Holy Cross wasted no time in establishing its playoff readiness Nov. 28 at Wheatley Heights Sports Complex. The Knights (5-2) scored three times in the first 8½ minutes while blanking Houston Northland Christian (3-4) in a TAPPS Division III area-round game. Holy Cross played with a constantly running clock in the second half of a 41-0 victory. “We’re getting better,” Holy Cross coach Mike Harrison said. Portillo ran nine yards for Holy Cross’ third touchdown with 3:30 left in the opening quarter.mysanantonio.com
Holy Cross dominates homecourt in area-round win
Having an opening-round playoff match at Holy Cross has effectively been a ticket home for opposing teams. We wanted to win it.”The streak began in 2014 when Holy Cross also won a fourth-place tiebreaker at home. “I needed the girls to come out with a lot of energy,” second-year Holy Cross coach Jessica Ortiz said. This year’s four seniors were freshmen when Holy Cross last qualified for the state tournament in 2017. A similar stretch from Wilbricht allowed Holy Cross to break a 15-15 tie in Game 3 and complete the sweep.mysanantonio.com
Holy Cross delivers win over undefeated John Paul II
On Senior Night, Holy Cross blanked previously undefeated Schertz John Paul II (8-1, 3-1) 25-21, 25-21, 25-22 in a TAPPS District 3-4A first-place showdown. “We’re rebuilding,” second-year Holy Cross coach Jessica Ortiz said, “but the seniors are trying to get a state title. Holy Cross played San Antonio Christian, which eliminated the Knights in the 2019 state semifinals, twice as it lost its first seven matches. Therefore, facing John Paul II was a welcome challenge. “We’ve just got to stay consistent when the competition isn’t as good as John Paul II.mysanantonio.com
How St. Malachy school beat the odds and thrives as a Catholic school on Chicago’s West Side
The financial support from Holy Cross has not only enabled kids living in some of Chicago’s more troubled neighborhoods to get a private education. The parish’s generosity has also enabled St. Malachy to offer parents discounted tuition for 30 years, with parents having to pay only about half the cost of the school’s $4,175 yearly price tag, which in turn has kept enrollment up and the school doors open.chicagotribune.com
Antonian overpowers Holy Cross in second half
Everything went almost too smoothly in Holy Cross’ opening game. Holy Cross (1-1) allowed 21 consecutive points Friday in a 42-14 TAPPS non-district loss at Antonian (2-0). “That’s a heck of a football team,” Holy Cross coach Mike Harrison said of Antonian, a Division I state semifnalst in 2019. Garcia (175 yards, 10 catches) renewed Holy Cross’ hopes by scoring on a 24-yard pass play just before halftime. But Holy Cross was called for holding.mysanantonio.com
Area Class 6A, TAPPS softball teams were building banner seasons
Area Class 6A, TAPPS softball teams were building banner seasonsArea softball teams seemed to be on the verge of potentially one of the best seasons in years. In Class 6A, East Central (17-3-1, 2-0) and South San (12-3, 3-0) led 26-6A and 27-6A, respectfully. TAPPS District 3-II hadnt begun its schedule, but Holy Cross (11-2-1) and Providence (6-7) clearly established themselves as front runners. Providence had closed the gap on perennial district champions Holy Cross for the past few seasons. At South San, we always feel we have to prove ourselves, seventh-year South San coach Ray Castillo said.mysanantonio.com
Holy Cross Football Stadium Map
Holy Cross Football Stadium Map426 N. San Felipe Ave. San Antonio, TX 78228Published: October 12, 2007, 8:05 amHoly Cross stadium seats 800. Phone: (210) 433-9395Copyright 2011 by KSAT.com All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.