BEST OF 2022: Uvalde football, Manu Ginobili, San Antonio FC headline San Antonio’s Top 12 sports stories of the year
Uvalde football's incredible rally, Manu Ginobili's induction into the Hall of Fame and San Antonio FC's historic first title are three of the top 12 sports stories from an unforgettable 2022.
Davis’ return helps New Braunfels stun Reagan in playoff opener; Southside edges Victoria East in thrilling finish; No. 1 Steele fends off Johnson
The Bi-District round of the 2022 UIL high school football playoffs lived up to the hype, as New Braunfels edged Reagan in a physical battle, Southside outlasted Victoria East and Steele remained undefeated.
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.
No. 1 Steele races past New Braunfels, stays undefeated; Taft tops Stevens, stays in 29-6A race; Highlands’ tip-drill earns Catch of the Week honors
Steele's impressive victory over New Braunfels headlined a pivotal Week 7 of KSAT 12's Big Game Coverage for the high school football season that brought clarity to district races across greater San Antonio area.
Brandeis stuns Johnson with 28-point comeback; Peoples leads Veterans Memorial to first district win; Davenport races past Devine, stays unbeaten
The midpoint of the 2022 high school football season featured one of the greatest comebacks yet, as Brandeis erased a 17-point deficit to stun Johnson and remain undefeated in District 28-6A.
Judson edges Johnson in overtime classic; No. 2 Steele knocks off No. 1 Brennan; Uvalde earns first win by scoring 21 points
The 2022 high school football season kicked off in grand style with three unforgettable games in the Alamodome as part of the KSAT Pigskin Classic and an emotional victory for Uvalde.
2022 high school football season preview; Brennan tops preseason rankings again; Judson, Alamo Heights among teams to watch
The Big Game Coverage Newsletter breaks down everything you need to know about some of the best teams and biggest storylines with the 2022 high school football season on the horizon.
SWIMMING: Johnson’s Scott, Clark’s Stallworth headline UIL Class 6A State Championships
Highlights and reaction from the UIL Class 6A State swimming and diving championships in Austin, as Johnson junior Jada Scott claims her first individual title and Clark senior Lane Stallworth finishes second overall in the boys 1 meter diving competition.
HIGHLIGHTS: Clark’s Croley, Johnson’s Scott headline Region VII-6A Swimming Championships
Highlights and reaction from Josh Davis Natatorium, as high school swimmers from around the San Antonio area competed in the 2022 UIL Region VII-6A Swimming & Diving Championships looking to punch their tickets to this year's state meet in Austin.
Dejounte’s All-Star case; Keldon says he almost wasn’t a Spur; Pop speaks out on Rep. Boebert’s anti-Muslim slur
The Spurs are on their first winning streak of the season, coach Gregg Popovich is getting political again, and Manu Ginobili and Tim Duncan were recently brought up in a conversation with Keldon Johnson. Feels like the good old days in Spurs land! Welcome to this week’s Spurs newsletter.
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.
No. 3 Johnson opens playoff run against No. 8 New Braunfels; BGC Roadtrip features Somerset vs. Fredericksburg; Three games to watch in Bi-District round
KSAT 12's Big Game coverage kicks off the 2021 playoffs with some great matchups in the Bi-District round, including No. 3 Johnson vs. No. 8 New Braunfels.
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.
No. 3 Johnson rallies to defeat Reagan in overtime, claim 28-6A title; O’Connor stuns No. 7 Taft; Champion tops Floresville in seesaw battle
Johnson's remarkable rally over Reagan to claim the District 28-6A title and O'Connor's stunning upset of Taft on Saturday night are just two of the best games from Week 10 of KSAT's Big Game Coverage.
Johnson, Reagan prepare for crucial 28-6A showdown; Natalia vs. Poth headlines BGC Road Trip; Shiner rolls to 8-0 start
The penultimate week of the high school football regular season features a colossal showdown between Johnson and Reagan in District 28-6A, while Poth and Natalia prepare for a clash that will decide the District 15-3A Division II title.
East Central stuns Judson, Rockets dismiss head coach; McCreary powers Johnson to 8-0 record; SW Legacy beats Southwest for third straight year
Caden Bosanko's game-winning touchdown pass to Jack Stewart in East Central's 30-28 victory over Judson was one of many highlights from the wildest week yet of KSAT's Big Game Coverage for the 2021 high school football season.
VOLLEYBALL HIGHLIGHTS: Brandeis sweeps Clark in 28-6A rematch, Madison tops Johnson, Boerne defeats Davenport
Week 8 of the high school volleyball season saw Brandeis avenge an early-season loss to Clark and reclaim control of District 28-6A, while Madison defeated Johnson to stay in the hunt for the playoffs and Boerne swept New Braunfels Davenport in District 28-4A.
VOLLEYBALL HIGHLIGHTS: Harlan sweeps Stevens in dramatic fashion, East Central rolls past Southwest Legacy
Harlan volleyball comes from behind in the third set to sweep Stevens, East Central dominates Southwest Legacy, Clark defeats Johnson and Churchill claws back to defeat Madison in a five-set thriller.
Annual Peanut Butter Bowl expands to 10 games, 20 high school football teams in 2021
The annual Peanut Butter Bowl, held in every high school football season since 2016 as a food drive to collect peanut butter and combat chronic hunger, has expanded to 10 games and 20 different teams this season including a pair of Austin schools.
VOLLEYBALL HIGHLIGHTS: Reagan sweeps O’Connor; Harlan, Lanier earn comeback victories
The first Tuesday night of the high school volleyball season featured some thrilling non-district matchups, as Reagan swept O'Connor, Clark knocked off Alamo Heights, Harlan came from behind to defeat Johnson, Lanier held off St. Mary's Hall and Jefferson battled John Jay.
HIGHLIGHTS: Alamo Heights baseball, O’Connor softball advance in playoffs
In the Area Round of the high school baseball playoffs, Alamo Heights roars past Eagle Pass Winn with a 9-1 victory, while Johnson battles Round Rock looking to keep their season alive. In the high school softball playoffs, O'Connor jumps out to an early lead and survives a late rally to top Brennan and advance to the Regional Semifinals.
Johnson’s Samuel Moore talks English heritage, commitment to University of Chester
After an impressive senior season with the Johnson Jaguars, forward Samuel Moore has committed to play college soccer overseas at the University of Chester, earning an opportunity to further explore his English heritage.
More than 800,000 first doses of COVID-19 vaccine coming to Texas this week
More than 800,000 first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine will be shipped across Texas this week, according to state health officials. The Texas Department of State Health Services announced the shipment Friday, and said the state is allocating 656,810 doses to at least 445 providers in 178 counties. In addition, the federally-supported vaccination sites in Arlington, Dallas and Houston will begin administering second vaccine doses for the next three weeks. Last week, the state announced that residents ages 50-64 will be eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine, beginning March 15. For more information on the state’s vaccine shipments, or for more information on the available COVID-19 vaccines, visit the state health department’s website here.
EU regulator recommends using J&J's one-shot vaccine
FILE - This Saturday, March 6, 2021 file photo shows vials of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine in the pharmacy of National Jewish Hospital for distribution in east Denver. The EMA has already recommended COVID-19 vaccines made by Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna and AstraZeneca — but all of those vaccines require two doses, several weeks apart. AdIn its statement Thursday, the EMA said the J&J vaccine was about 67% effective. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration gave an emergency authorizatio n to the J&J shot in late February. AdA massive study that spanned three continents found the J&J vaccine was 85% effective in protecting against severe illness, hospitalizations and death.
100 doses of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine administered to SAISD faculty, staff members
SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio Independent School District teachers and staff members received Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccines on Tuesday morning. The clinic, STAAMP Allergy, administered 100 doses of the new COVID-19 vaccine, which received emergency use authorization by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Feb. 27. “With the Johnson and Johnson (vaccine), there’s 100% protection rate from death in the studies. He hopes all staff members can get vaccinated. San Antonio ISD employees say they are thankful for the opportunity to get a vaccine.
HIGHLIGHTS: Moore scores game-winner with 1 second left, Johnson boys soccer beats Clark
SAN ANTONIO – Deadlocked in a hard-fought battle with their District 28-6A rival Clark, the Johnson boys soccer team manages to score the game’s only goal in the final second of regulation to defeat the Cougars 1-0. Samuel Moore was credited with the game-winning goal.
Pandemic leaves tribes without US recognition at higher risk
As COVID-19 disproportionately affects Native American communities, many tribal leaders say the pandemic poses particular risks to tribes without federal recognition. AdThe 574 federally recognized tribes shared $8 billion from a massive coronavirus relief package approved last March. Five more tribes in Louisiana, North Carolina and California are seeking federal recognition but haven't completed their paperwork yet. While it can open access to state funding, state recognition is mostly seen as a stepping stone to federal recognition. “With federal recognition, that’s how we’re going to change the future of our community,” he said.