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.
Boerne tops Somerset, remains perfect; Steele edges Judson in triple-overtime; Edmonds, Kerrville Tivy stun Veterans Memorial with game-winning kickoff return TD
Week 10's results set the stage for an incredible finish to the 2022 high school football season, as Boerne defeated Somerset to remain undefeated, Steele edged Judson in a triple-overtime thriller, and Kerrville Tivy stunned Veterans Memorial.
BGC Week 10 Preview: Boerne vs. Somerset headlines Friday’s schedule
Two weeks remain in the 2022 high school football season, and Week 10′s matchups will prove pivotal for playoff positioning. There is no better example than our Big Game Coverage (BGC) Game of the Week, which shines a spotlight on two squads boasting undefeated records in 14-4A Division I:
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.
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.
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.
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.
Fire and Armor Bowl between 3-0 Dragons, 2-0 Titans headlines Week 8 matchups; Somerset begins district play against La Vernia; Steele faces Clemens in 27-6A
Week 8 of KSAT 12′s Big Game Coverages features some crucial neighborhood rivalries, including the fourth installment of the Fire and Armor Bowl and a classic battle at Lehnhoff Stadium between Steele and Clemens.
Somerset stuns Southside in Battle of 1604; Steele’s defense shuts down Reagan; Holmes, McCollum, Kennedy still undefeated
The Somerset Bulldogs are just one of several area teams piecing together impressive starts to the 2021 high school football season, alongside the likes of Steele, Holmes and Kennedy.
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.
Judson softball falls short of UIL Class 6A State title in 1-0 loss to Deer Park
An RBI-single in the top of the 6th ended up being the difference in a classic pitchers duel, as the Judson softball team's magical season comes up one run short of the UIL Class 6A State title in a 1-0 loss to Deer Park.
‘We’re here to win’: Head coach Jimbo Fisher breaks down Aggies’ 2020 season, DeMarvin Leal, future expectations
After posting his best season at the helm of the Aggies football program, Texas A&M head coach Jimbo Fisher sits down with KSAT's Greg Simmons to discuss the self-described toughest season of his coaching career, Judson alumnus and defensive lineman DeMarvin Leal's growth, and his expectations for the future of the team as they prepare for the 2021 season.
HIGHLIGHTS: Williams’ grand slam powers Judson softball into Regional Final
Junior Keely Williams' grand slam capped an impressive 8-run explosion in the top of the 5th, as the Judson softball team rolled past O'Connor in the decisive game of their best-of-three UIL Regional Semifinal playoff series at Somerset High School on Saturday evening.
HIGHLIGHTS: O’Connor softball roars past Judson in game 1, Reagan and Navarro baseball keep seasons alive
In the fourth round of the UIL Class 6A softball playoffs, O'Connor scored 6-runs in the bottom of the 6th inning to defeat Judson in game 1, while the Reagan and Navarro baseball teams keep their seasons alive with game two victories over Smithson Valley and Canyon Lake respectively.
Judson names Christina Camacho new head girls basketball coach
After leading Veterans Memorial to a pair of state runner-up finishes over the past three seasons, head coach Christina Camacho has taken on a new challenge: taking over the Judson girls basketball program after former head coach Triva Corrales stepped down to become Judson ISD's athletic director.
USAA provides $1 million grant to serve at-risk high school students in San Antonio
click to enlarge Twitter / USAAwraparound case management, social service referrals, mental health services and emergency assistance available to at-risk youth at 10 area high schools in the East Central, Judson, San Antonio, Somerset and Southwest ISDs. Tomorrow, CIS Site Coordinators at @swisd Southwest High, Kelsey & Julia, will be taking over our Instagram to share a look into their work in schools. The organization will share an inside look at how the grant will affect Southwest High School students on January 28 via an Instagram story at @cis_sanantonio. Stay on top of San Antonio news and views. Financial services company USAA is giving a $1 million grant to a San Antonio nonprofit to help local high school students strive for success and overcome socioeconomic hardships.Alamo City-based USAA and Communities In Schools of San Antonio (CIS-SA) unveiled the grant Wednesday, which will make resources such aswillsacurrent.com
Districts eye learning trends for 2021
All Texas school districts began the year through virtual learning. “The number of students in virtual learning will decline by about 5-6 percent to … around 27 percent,” he said. Both districts report that the grade level with the most students in virtual learning is high school. Suarez said SCUC had about 35 percent of its high school students in virtual learning to close the semester. “In the blink of an eye, our staff pivoted and developed virtual instruction to continue to provide education for all children,” Davis said.mysanantonio.com
Judson ISD approves extra pay for employees
Employees in the Judson Independent School District will receive a $750 bonus this month after Judson board of trustees voted unanimously Nov. 19 to approve a retention pay incentive. With about 3,350 employees in the district the cost to do would amount to roughly $2.5 million. “This year, I think all of us have seen how our full-time employees have come together, whether it’s to feed our students, transport our students, or teach our children, virtually and face-to-face,” the superintendent said. “The staff of Judson ISD has done a tremendous job.”The fund would come from the district’s fund balance, she added. “We looked at what would be the fairest way to incentivize our employees, without making our deficit outrageous,” she added.mysanantonio.com
Judson extends free meals service
Students in the Judson Independent School District will receive free breakfasts and lunches through the end of the year, according to a school spokesperson. “Judson ISD has extended the free meal program, the student meal initiative it ran over the summer months, until the end of 2020,” said Nicole Taguinod, Judson interim communications director. Normally a summer-based food program, the meal service program provides meals to children when many parents are not at home and helps families with household food budgeting during summer months. Judson food service department employees report to work as early as 4:30 a.m. to its central kitchen. Because of COVID-19 restrictions, the Judson meal service no longer serves food on trays and through food lines.mysanantonio.com
Novel coronavirus claims Judson middle school worker, state records show
Novel coronavirus claims Judson middle school worker, state records showA female Kitty Hawk Middle School staff member died from COVID-19-related illness earlier this month, according to reports filed with the Texas Education Agency. A female Kitty Hawk Middle School staff member died from COVID-19-related illness earlier this month, according to reports filed with the Texas Education Agency. Photo: Buero Monaco/Getty Images Photo: Buero Monaco/Getty Images Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Novel coronavirus claims Judson middle school worker, state records show 1 / 1 Back to GalleryA female Kitty Hawk Middle School staff member died from COVID-19-related illness earlier this month, according to reports filed with the Texas Education Agency. A COVID-19 report submitted to TEA on Sept. 10 noted that the Judson Independent School District’s Kitty Hawk Middle School “had three (COVID-19) cases; the original person has passed away.”A subsequent Sept. 11 filing noted two cases. The school district did not state whether any Kitty Hawk students or other staff may be COVID-19 stricken or asymptomatic.mysanantonio.com
San Antonios school districts extend campus closures two weeks, A&M S.A. out for semester
San Antonios school districts extend campus closures two weeks, A&M S.A. out for semesterJudson Superintendent Jeanette Ball talks with two elementary school children Aug. 20 on the first day of school. By mid-afternoon they were followed by the local military installation school districts: Randolph Field, Fort Sam Houston and Lackland ISDs. Also Tuesday, Texas A&M San Antonio announced it will not resume in-person classes this semester. Several charter school networks in San Antonio gave updates Tuesday about school closures. | Ashley McBride covers several school districts and the Alamo Colleges District in the San Antonio and Bexar County area.mysanantonio.com
KSAT 12's Top 12: Week 11
See what teams made the cut in KSAT 12's Top 12 for Week 11 of high school football. Week 1112- Navarro 9-011- Brennan 7-210- Roosevelt 8-19- Madison 7-28- Harlan 9-07- O'Connor 7-26- Steele 7-25- Champion 8-14- Wagner 9-13- Clemens 8-12- Brandeis 9-01- Judson 9-0Copyright 2019 by KSAT - All rights reserved.
Week 9 KSAT Elite 12 BGC Supercut Part 2: Plays from Roosevelt, Judson, Brennan
SAN ANTONIO - Check out some highlights from Week 9 of the high school football season featuring some of our 2019-20 KSAT Elite 12 recruits. Roosevelt's Rashod Owens and Dewayne ColemanMadison's Darien GilJudson's Mike ChandlerO'Connor's David Dodd and John LockeNew Braunfels' Peyton DriggersBrennan's Daryon Tolefree and Keion ThomasSouthwest Legacy's Zazar TovarBrackenridge's Jade RiosHighlands' David CruzWarren's Devon YeaginHere's the full list of senior players who made this year's KSAT Elite 12. Go here for the latest high school football coverage with our Big Game Coverage section. Copyright 2019 by KSAT - All rights reserved.
KSAT 12's Top 12: Week 10
See what teams made the cut in KSAT 12's Top 12 for Week 10 of high school football. Week 1012- Roosevelt 7-111- Madison 6-210- Veterans Memorial 7-19- Brennan 7-18- Harlan 8-07- O'Connor 6-26- Steele 6-25- Champion 7-14- Wagner 8-13- Clemens 7-12- Brandeis 8-01- Judson 8-0Copyright 2019 by KSAT - All rights reserved.
KSAT 12's Top 12: Week 9
See what teams made the cut in KSAT 12's Top 12 for Week 9 of high school football. Week 912- Roosevelt 6-111- Madison 5-210- Veterans Memorial 7-19- Brennan 6-18- Harlan 7-07- O'Connor 5-26- Steele 5-25- Champion 6-14- Wagner 7-13- Clemens 6-12- Brandeis 7-01- Judson 7-0Copyright 2019 by KSAT - All rights reserved.
Week 8 KSAT Elite 12 BGC Supercut Part 1: Plays from Judson, Madison, Harlandale
SAN ANTONIO - Check out some highlights from Week 8 of the high school football season featuring some of our 2019-20 KSAT Elite 12 recruits. This week we have plays from:Judson's Mike Chandler, Darius Hughes, Antony SheltonMadison's Darien Gill and Michael GarzaHarlandale's Nicholas Veliz and Ruben GonzalezBrackenridge's Julian CameronEast Central's Walter JohnsonBurbank's Toby KorrodiNew Braunfels' Peyton DriggersWimberley's Cooper McCollumHere's the full list of senior players who made this year's KSAT Elite 12. Go here for the latest high school football coverage with our Big Game Coverage section. Copyright 2019 by KSAT - All rights reserved.
WATCH: Week 4 KSAT Elite 12 BGC SUPERCUT (Part 2)
Check out some highlights from Week 4 of the high school football season featuring some of our 2019 KSAT Elite 12 recruits. This week we have plays from:Judson's Mike Chandler and Amarea BaileyRoosevelt RB/WR Rashod OwensO'Connor's David Dodd and Zionn TaylorWagner SB Avante StevensSouth San OL Aaron MartinezHere's the full list of senior players who made this year's KSAT Elite 12. Go here for the latest high school football coverage with our Big Game Coverage section. Copyright 2019 by KSAT - All rights reserved.
Judson's McAuliffe leaving for Cy-Ranch
- Judson head football coach Sean McAuliffe is leaving to become the head coach and campus athletic coordinator at Cy-Ranch High School near Houston. In five seasons at Judson, McAuliffe went 54-13, taking the Rockets to the state semifinals in 2014 and 2015. Judson went 12-1 last season before losing to Lake Travis in the Class 6A Divison 1 quarterfinals. McAuliffe becomes Cy-Ranch's second head coach, replacing Gene Johnson. Per Cy-Fair ISD, McAuliffe will start his new role on Monday.