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.
Southside has season-opening win on the road
Southside struck twice early and kept host Rockport-Fulton mostly at bay in its season opener Friday for a 14-7 victory. “We had a bunch of (dropped passes) and had a couple of touchdowns called back,” Cardinals coach Ricky Lock said of the non-district game. On the Cardinals’ first possession, Torres threw the ball up for Tovar against double coverage and the junior came down with the 28-yard touchdown reception. Southside was stopped on downs at the Pirates’ 19-yard line on the next possession, but increased their lead to 14-0 the next time they had the ball. (The Pirates) had a mini-drive, and then the defense shut the door.”The Cardinals kept the Pirates in check thereafter.mysanantonio.com
Southside's Camarillo carries on family tradition
When Caleb Camarillo was growing up in Gonzales, he never could have imagined playing for the local high school’s football coach in a different town. Ricky Lock was the Gonzales Apaches football coach in those days and Camarillo’s mother, Janice, was Lock’s nurse. By the time the Camarillo brothers were in middle school, the family had relocated to San Antonio. “When I first moved here, Southside was 2-3 in district,” Caleb said. Chris Camarillo is a freshman cornerback on a football scholarship at Oklahoma Panhandle State.mysanantonio.com