Sports

Wed
15
Jan

Girls' soccer opens season

After scrimmaging Our Lady of the Hills on Jan. 7, the Fredericksburg High School varsity girls soccer team competed in the Jan. 10-11 Marble Falls tournament, taking one game out of four.

The Billies will compete in the Edgewood Girls Tournament Jan. 17-18 and then against Memorial on Tuesday, Jan. 21.

Last night, Fredericksburg fell at Canyon Lake 3-0.

At the Marble Falls tournament over the weekend, FHS lost to Marble Falls 4-0, then fell to Port Neches Grove 3-0, lost to Salado 1-0 and then defeated Marble Falls JV 3-0.

 “We played hard but only have three starters returning,” head coach John Brock said. “We are still trying to figure out the puzzle.”

Wed
15
Jan

Harper boys win pair of district games

By Danny Hirt

After taking two district wins during the past week — a 56-45 home decision over Junction on Friday and a 57-31 victory at Center Point Tuesday night — the Harper High School boys’ varsity basketball team will continue league action.

Following Friday’s home game with Nueces Canyon, the Longhorns will travel to Medina on Tuesday. Both contests will start at 8 p.m. Junior varsity action on both evenings will tip off at 5 p.m.

Harper 57, Center Point 31

Led by Guy Stevenson’s 21 points, with another 12 from Jayden Baumann, the Longhorns turned back Center Point on the road Tuesday night, 57-31.

The victory was the second district decision for Harper (13-9) in as many league outings.

The ’Horns jumped out on top, 19-5, after one quarter of action, running that to a 19-point margin (32-13) by intermission.

Wed
15
Jan

Harper girls win back-to-back games

By Danny Hirt

After a week that brought a pair of victories, the Harper High School girls’ varsity basketball team is now sporting a 19-6 overall record, 2-1 in District 27-1A, Division II.

The Ladyhorns followed Friday’s razor-thin 44-43 win over Junction with a 36-24 decision at Center Point last night.

Harper will now host Nueces Canyon on Friday, then travel to Medina Tuesday. Both games will begin at 6:30 p.m.

The Ladyhorns currently hold down the 18th spot in the most recent 1-A poll conducted by the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches.

Harper 36, Center Point 24

The Ladyhorns pulled away early in a low-scoring game, eventually coming out on top by a 36-24 margin Tuesday night at Center Point.

With the win, Harper is sporting a 2-1 District 27-1A record (18-7 overall).

Wed
15
Jan

Heritage boys win three straight

By Danny Hirt

The boys’ varsity basketball team from Heritage School picked up three victories during the past couple of weeks, including Tuesday night’s 56-32 win over San Antonio Gateway in a game played at the Kroc Center in Kerrville.

Four more games await the Eagles in the next six days, starting with Friday’s contest with San Angelo Cornerstone in the Fredericksburg First Baptist Church gymnasium, starting at 7:30 p.m.

On Saturday, Heritage will travel to Seguin Lifegate for a 3:30 p.m. game, then go on to San Marcos Hill Country Monday for a contest that will tip off at 7:30 p.m.

The Eagles will stay on the road Tuesday when they travel to Selma River City Believers for a game set to begin at 7:30 p.m.

Wed
15
Jan

Heritage girls edge Gateway 36-33

By Danny Hirt

No rest for the weary.

After playing three games during the past week — which included a 36-33 win over San Antonio Gateway played Tuesday night in the Kroc Center in Kerrville — the Heritage School girls’ basketball team will return to the court four more times in the next seven-day span.

Following Friday’s home contest with San Angelo Cornerstone at the Fredericksburg First Baptist Church gymnasium, the Lady Eagles will travel to Seguin Lifegate on Saturday. From there, Heritage goes to San Marcos Hill Country on Monday, then heads on to San Antonio Tuesday to face Selma River City Believers.

All of those games will tip off at 6 p.m. with the exception of Saturday’s contest, which starts at 2 p.m.

Wed
08
Jan

FHS girls split pair in district play


HOLDING A BOERNE ATTACKER at bay, Erin McPherson keeps her eye on the ball while applying the pressure Tuesday evening during the Fredericksburg varsity girls’ 50-42 home loss to Boerne in the second game of District 27-3A play. On Friday, the Billies defeated Canyon Lake 44-20 at home in the district opener for both schools. FHS will hit the road this week, heading to Navarro Friday evening and Wimberley on Tuesday night. — Standard-Radio Post/Austin Eck

Fredericksburg High School varsity girls’ basketball team split a pair of games over the past week to open their District 27-3A schedule.

Playing in the FHS Gym on Tuesday night, the varsity squad lost to Boerne, 50-42, after defeating Canyon Lake, 44-20, on Friday, Jan. 3.

District 27-3A play continues on Friday when the Billies travel to Navarro for a 7 p.m. game.

Then, on Tuesday, Jan. 14, the FHS varsity squad will play in Wimberley at 7 p.m.

In other District 27-3A games on Tuesday night, Navarro defeated Wimberley, 51-49, and Bandera won over Canyon Lake, 27-21.

On Friday night, Boerne won over Navarro, 66-51, and Wimberley played Bandera (score unavailable).

Wed
08
Jan

FHS boys to open district Friday

By Matt Ward —

The season slate will be wiped clean for the Fredericksburg High School varsity boys’ basketball team, now ranked 25th in Class 3A by the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches, as the Billies will open District 27-3A play Friday at home against Navarro.

FHS will then host the Wimberley Texans Tuesday night. Both games are slated to tip off at 7 p.m.

The 17-7 Billies ended non-district play with a pair of victories last week as Fredericksburg defeated San Antonio Hawkins, 62-27, on the road Tuesday after knocking off Austin St. Michael’s, 63-54, on Friday.

Wed
08
Jan

Harper boys defeat Knippa 78-23

By Danny Hirt —

After grabbing third place honors in last weekend’s basketball tournament at Comfort, the Harper High School boys’ varsity team blasted Knippa 78-23 at home Tuesday night.

The Longhorns will open their district schedule Friday when they host Junction. From there, Harper will then travel to Center Point on Tuesday. Both games will start at 8 p.m.

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Wed
08
Jan

Harper girls fall to Mason

By Danny Hirt —

The Ladyhorns basketball team from Harper High School picked up three more victories during the past week and a half, topping Comfort, 53-24, on Dec. 31, running past Medina, 55-27, on Friday, then losing, 48-35, at Mason last night (Tuesday, Jan. 7).

League play continues Friday when Harper hosts Junction, then travels to Center Point on Tuesday. On both evenings, junior varsity action begins at 5 p.m., followed by the varsity match-ups at 6:30 p.m.

The Ladyhorns (1-1 district, 16-6 overall) currently hold down the 13th position in the most recent Texas Association of Basketball Coaches’ 1A Division I poll.

Wed
08
Jan

Heritage girls win district opener

By Danny Hirt

The Lady Eagles from Heritage School opened the 2014 portion of their varsity basketball schedule with a 45-40 win at Castle Hills Baptist School in San Antonio Tuesday night.

Up next for Heritage will be three home games to be played on two different courts. Friday, the Lady Eagles will host Rainbow Hills in the First Baptist Church gymnasium at 6 p.m. Then the next day — Saturday, Jan. 11 — they take on New Life at the Kroc Center in Kerrville. Tip-off for that contest is set for 1 p.m.

The third game finds San Antonio Gateway coming to the Kroc Center on Tuesday, Jan. 14, for a 6 p.m. contest.

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