Sports

Wed
04
Sep

Heritage football defeats Atonement 52-7

By Danny Hirt —

 

The Eagles wasted little time in establishing their game plan against visiting San Antonio The Atonement as Heritage School posted a 52-7 home victory on opening night of its 2013 six-man football season.

On the strength of two first quarter touchdown runs by Joe Meek, the Eagles built up a 28-7 lead at halftime, then outscored the visiting Crusaders 24-0 in the third period to take a 52-7 lead and end the game there under the 45-point “mercy” rule.

The Eagles will continue their early-season home schedule Friday, Sept. 6, when San Antonio FEAST comes to town for a 7:30 p.m. contest at the Eagles’ Nest on the Heritage campus.

Wed
04
Sep

Heritage Volleyball Falls Tuesday

By Danny Hirt —

 

The Heritage School Lady Eagles made a run at San Marcos Hill Country Christian School last night, Sept. 3, but came up short, dropping a 3-2 decision.

After dropping the first game (13-25,) the Lady Eagles captured the next two (25-19, 25-22) before losing the fourth contest (19-25.) The fifth and deciding game went the way of the hosts (15-13.)

In Friday action, Aug. 30, Heritage charged back from a one-game deficit to top Seguin Lifegate in another TAPPS District 4 1-A contest.

The Lady Eagles’ record now stands at 6-2. Heritage continues on the court tomorrow, Sept. 5, when it’ll host San Antonio Castle Hills at 6 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Fredericksburg.

Thu
29
Aug

Bulldogs pose first challenge for Billie football

By Matt Ward —

 

The wait is almost over.

With more than nine months of off-season workouts, summer camps, two scrimmages and fall practices behind them, regular season action kicks off for the Fredericksburg High School varsity football team Friday evening as the Billies host the Burnet Bulldogs at FHS Stadium at 7:30 p.m.

“I think people are very optimistic about what’s going to happen with our team this year,” FHS head coach Lance Moffett said Monday. “We’ve got to step up and show them what we’re about.

On game day, Moffett will discuss the regular season opener against Burnet during “Coffee with Coach,” a live radio show recorded at 10 a.m. at Barefoot, located at 108 East Main Street #1.

 

Second scrimmage

In their final preseason warm up, the Billies hit the road for a “very positive scrimmage” against Lago Vista, Moffett said.

Thu
29
Aug

Volleyball back on road this week


RISING UP for a block attempt Tuesday evening during the Billies’ 25-17, 16-25, 20-25, 19-25 loss to Boerne Champion were Kiersten Kott (16) and Ali Doucet (13). — Standard-Radio Post/Matt Ward

  By Matt Ward — 

 

Battle-tested against Class 4A and 5A competition, the Fredericksburg High School varsity volleyball team will head back on the road this weekend for the Smithson Valley tournament.

Tourney play opens Thursday as the Billies face Round Rock Westwood at 10 a.m., Cypress Creek at 1 p.m. and San Antonio Madison at 2 p.m.

Fredericksburg will then travel to Llano Tuesday night at 6 p.m.

Over the weekend, FHS won two of five games at the Austin ISD tournament, finishing in third place in the bronze bracket.

 

Loss to Boerne Champion

At home Tuesday night, the Billies came out strong before falling to 4A Boerne Champion 25-17, 16-25, 20-25, 19-25.

Thu
29
Aug

Netters head to Dripping Springs Thursday

After going up against some “heavy hitters” to start their season this past week, the Fredericksburg High School (FHS) varsity netters will take on Dripping Springs there tomorrow, Aug. 29, at 4 p.m.

After that, the tennis squad will return home to host Marble Falls for a 4 p.m. match on Tuesday, Sept. 3, at the HEB courts on the FHS campus.

Last week, the Billies opened with a loss Wednesday, Aug. 21, against San Antonio O’Connor, 10-9, before co-hosting the FHS/Tivy Team Tournament with neighboring Kerrville on Thursday and Friday, Aug. 22-23.

In that meet, Class 3A FHS won its first outing against the only Class 4A team it met, Gregory Portland, 10-9, but then lost in the next three to all Class 5A squads: San Angelo Central (10-0,) Abilene High (10-2) and Midland Lee (10-7.)

Thu
29
Aug

Runners compete at Boerne Invitational

By Richard Zowie —

 

Despite not everybody on the Fredericksburg High School team participating in the Aug. 24 Boerne Key to the Hills Cross Country Invitational, head coach Dan Aldrich described himself as “very pleased” with the results.

The varsity girls finished sixth with 171 points while the junior varsity girls finished seventh with 215 points.

The varsity boys finished eighth with 187 points while the JV boys finished fourth with 104 points.

“Many of our kids were frustrated with their performances in comparison to the other teams that we were running against,” Aldrich said. “Although the athletes were disappointed, from the coaches’ viewpoint, the results we had were a very good indicator of where we are in our training program.”

Thu
29
Aug

Harper volleyball wins Junction tournament

A tournament championship and a non-district victory are what the Harper High School varsity volleyball team had to show for its work during the past week.

In addition to winning the Junction tournament on Friday, the Ladyhorns came back to top Sabinal on the road Tuesday evening by a 3-0 margin (25-10, 25-21, 25-23).

HHS will take part in another multi-school competition Friday and Saturday when they travel to Comfort.

The Ladyhorns will stay on the road Tuesday, Sept. 3, when they take on Johnson City at 6 p.m. The two schools’ junior varsity teams square off at 5 p.m.

In last night’s action, Harper wasted little time in taking the first game of the match by a 25-10 margin, but found the going a little tougher in the next two contests, squeaking out 25-21 and 25-23 victories.

Taylor Reid picked up nine kills and 11 digs on the evening. Reid and Macie Lumpkins each recorded 11 assists last night.

Thu
29
Aug

Harper runners contnue warm ups

By Danny Hirt —

 

With their opening meet still a week and half away, the Harper High School girls’ and boys’ cross country teams are in the midst of their warming-up practice runs.

Following a Comfort “Fun Run” event held Aug. 24, the Longhorn squads, including the junior high teams, will participate in another pre-season event called the “Chocolate Mile Run” Saturday, Aug. 31, on the HHS running course.

The season officially opens Saturday, Sept. 7, in San Angelo at the annual “ASU Stampede” event held on the campus of Angelo State University

The Chocolate Milk Run “is just a workout for our kids here in Harper,” said HHS cross country coach Will Reid. He indicated that the Chocolate Milk Run is a run covering up to eight miles and is open to other runners in the Harper community who might be interested in participating.

Thu
29
Aug

Heritage football to open season Friday

By Danny Hirt —

 

The buzz around Heritage School is reaching deafening heights as the six-man varsity football team prepares to open the 2013 season at home Friday against The Atonement from San Antonio.

Kickoff is scheduled at 7:30 p.m., under the school’s set of new, permanent field lights.

As if the lights and the genesis of a new gridiron campaign don’t create enough excitement on their own, there are other factors that are coming into play.

First, there is the lingering bad taste left over from the Eagles’ loss to Seguin Lifegate in the TAPPS 1-A state championship contest back in December.

Winner of five previous state crowns, losing a title game wasn’t in Heritage’s dictionary; that is, until last year.

So another run — and the fans hope it’s successful this time — at a TAPPS trophy is on everyone’s mind.

Thu
29
Aug

Heritage volleyball defeats New Life

By Danny Hirt —

 

After winning five of the nine games they played in the weekend’s Waldorf Volleyball Tournament to tie for second place, Heritage School defeated TAPPS District 5 1-A opponent San Antonio New Life at home Tuesday by a 3-0 margin: 25-13, 25-12 and 25-6.

The Lady Eagles continue their district action by traveling to Seguin Lifegate on Thursday, Aug. 29, then going to Hill Country Christian in San Marcos on Tuesday, Sept. 3.

 

Heritage over New Life

The Heritage School Lady Eagles had little trouble disposing of visiting San Antonio New Life Tuesday, taking the first game by a 25-13 margin, then winning the second and third contest by scores of 25-12 and 25-6, respectively.

Christina Harpold led Heritage with 14 service points, followed by Abby Sauer with 10.

The Lady Eagles served 10 aces during the match.

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