Sports

Wed
20
May

Maner second in 1,600-meter run


With a time of 5:35.28, Harper’s Rachel Maner won the silver medal for her second place finish in the 1,600-meter run during last week’s UIL 2A state track and field championship meet held at the University of Texas at Austin. Maner also finished fifth in the 3,200-meter run. — Photo courtesy of Mel Parker, Harper High School

Harper High School long distance runner Rachel Maner captured the silver medal in the girls’ 1,600-meter run at last week’s UIL state 2A track and field championships held at the University of Texas at Austin.

Maner completed her run in 5:35.28, good enough for second place.

She also competed in the 3,200-meter event, finishing in fifth place in a time of 12:35.62.

Two other Harper students also participated in the state meet.

Megan Myers took fourth place in the girls’ 200-meter dash in a time of 25.88, while she finished eighth in the 100-meter dash in 12.58.

In boys’ pole vault, Jacob Pierz took ninth with a height of 12 feet even.

Wed
13
May

Billie tennis competing at state

Update: Thursday, 11:30 a.m. Play resumed at the UIL State Tennis tournament Thursday morning. Hannah Boubel successfully defender her 2014 girls' singles state championship by beating Boerne's Alexa Rice 6-2, 6-1 to win the finals championship. Parker Phillips/Sitman Wainwright lost to Abilene Wylie's Nital Patel/Maxwell Tadvick 6-2, 6-3 in the semifinals and Grace Igarta/Myra Powell lost to Abilene Wylie's Emily Corn/Ashley Smyser 6-4, 7-5 in the semifinals as well. Both doubles pairs finished in third place.

Wed
13
May

Billies go medal hunting


Ready to compete in the 4A division at the 2015 University Interscholastic League State Track and Field Meet in Austin, Thursday through Saturday, are Fredericksburg High School athletes, from left, Lauren Smith (pole vault), Sam Studebaker (800 meter run) and Chase Whiting (100 hurdles and 300 hurdles). — Submitted photo

Three Fredericksburg High School athletes will be competing against the best in Texas at the 2015 University Interscholastic League State 4A Track and Field Meet, Thursday through Saturday, May 14-16.

The state meet will be held at the Mike Myers Track Complex on the University of Texas campus in Austin.

Returning to the state meet for a second year are juniors Lauren Smith in pole vault and Chase Whiting in both the 100 meter hurdles and 300 meter hurdles.
Making his third appearance at state will be FHS senior Samuel Studebaker in the 800 meter run.

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Wed
13
May

Billies cruise past Jourdanton in first round


Second baseman Kyle Grona (8) receives the throw from home as he attempts to tag out a Jourdanton runner Satruday during bi-district round play at Fredericksburg High School — Standard-Radio Post/Yvonne Hartmann

Update: Friday, 2:40 p.m. Game two of Fredericksburg High School's best-of-three series against Sinton was postponed from Friday at 7:30 p.m. Games two and three, if necessary, will be played Saturday. Time and location are to be determined. FHS lost game one of the series against Sinton 6-4 Thursday night in Pleasanton. 

Fredericksburg High School’s varsity baseball team will play the Sinton Pirates in the area round of the playoffs after sweeping the Jourdanton Indians in a best-of-three bi-district round series last weekend. The Billies won game one, 12-3, Friday at Jourdanton and game two, 5-4, Saturday at home to advance to the area round. FHS’ record is 12-12-1, including 7-3 in District 29-4A play.

The best-of-three series against Sinton starts Thursday, May 14, with game one at 7:30 p.m. Game two will be on Friday at 7 p.m. and, if necessary, game three will be played on Saturday at noon. Pleasanton will host all three games of the series.

Wed
13
May

Maner, Myers to represent Ladyhorns at state meet

Two members of the Har-per High School girls’ track and field team — Rachel Maner and Megan Myers — have qualified for the up-coming UIL state meet to be held Thursday through Saturday at Mike Myers Stadi-um on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin.

The pair advanced due to their performances at the Region IV meet held recently in Kingsland.

Maner finished the regional competition in second place in both the 3,200-meter run (in a time of 12:16) and the 1,600-meter run in a school record of 5:32.56.

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Wed
13
May

Pierz advances to state meet in 2A

One member of the boys’ track and field team from Harper High School — pole vaulter Jacob Pierz — will advance to the State Univerity Interscholastic League 2A Track and Field Meet.

His event is scheduled to begin at 10:30 a.m. on Fri-day, May 15, at the Mike Myers Track Complex at the University of Texas at Austin.

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Wed
13
May

Harper baseball advances to Region IV-2A area round


Three of the four outs recorded by Longhorn reliever Trace Boatright against Sabinal in Saturday’s playoff game were strike-outs. — Standard-Radio Post/Danny Hirt

By Danny Hirt

Harper High School exploded for eight runs in the bottom half of the second inning on its way to a 12-4 win over Sabinal in the third, and deciding, game of last weekend’s bi-district round of the UIL Region IV baseball playoffs.

While this game was played at Tivy High School in Kerrville on Saturday, the first two contests were held Friday evening in Center Point.

The two schools split those opening games, with Harper taking the first one by a 9-8 margin, while Sabinal won the nightcap, 6-4.

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Wed
13
May

Ladyhorns to face Three Rivers in regional quarterfinals

By Danny Hirt

The Harper High School Ladyhorns softball team scored 27 runs while allow-ing only one during two games to pick up the area round crown over Refugio, Friday, and advance to the regional quarterfinal round this weekend.

After taking apart Refugio, 15-0, in the first game on Friday, Harper continued its onslaught by winning the second game of the night, 12-1.
The games were played in Pleasanton.

The Ladyhorns will now face Three Rivers in a best-of-3 series which starts Thursday night at Clemens High School in Schertz at 7 p.m.

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Wed
13
May

Heritage earns three golds at TAPPS state track meet


Overall, the track teams at Heritage School captured second place (in the boys’ division) and fourth place (girls) at the TAPPS 1A state track and field championship meet held May 8-9 on the Baylor University campus. The members are, front row, from left, Coy Earley, Dillon Roberts, Blake Ashley, Lane Pressler, Jacob Huser and Abe Hinterlach; middle row — Jackson Bernard, Harleigh Klepac, Sarah Andrews, Rose Pedregon, Avery Klepac, and Jamie Hoermann; back row — Coach Brad Sultemeier, Leighton Klepac, Parker Given, Bryce Kitzmiller, Elliott Grimes, Skylar Kitzmiller, Joe Lucas, Sean O’Leary, Lindsey Pressler and Coach Lisa Sultemeier. — Submitted photo

By Danny Hirt

A dozen Heritage High School students earned medals — including three gold recipients — at the TAPPS 1A state champion-ship track and field meet held May 8-9 on the campus of Baylor University in Waco.

Girls earning first place recognition were Jamie Hoermann (pole vault) and Lindsey Pressler (100-meter hurdles), while Dillon Roberts took the top spot in the boys’ pole vaulting event.

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Wed
13
May

Update: Weather delays UIL Tennis State Semifinals until 4 p.m.

Update: 2:35 p.m. Inclement weather delayed Fredericksburg High School tennis players from completing their state semifinal matches, and matches are now scheduled to resume at 6 p.m. Parker Phillips/Sitman Wainwright were scheduled to play Abilene Wylie's Nital Patel/Maxwell Tadvick in the boys' doubles semifinals and Grace Igarta/Myra Powel were scheduled to play Abilene Wylie's Emily Corn/Ashley Smyser but both matches were delayed because of the weather.l

Hannah Boubel is slated to play Boerne's Alexa Rice in the girls' singles finals.

More updates will be added as the Billie tennis players finish their matches.

Update: 11:40 a.m. Fredericksburg High School tennis player Hannah Boubel advanced to the UIL Tennis 4A girls singles's championship match after beating Palestine's Stevie Ybarra 6-0, 6-1 in the semifinals this morning. More updates will be added the Fredericksburg Standard website as the other FHS netters play their matches.

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