Sports

Wed
02
Oct

Volleyball defeats 11th ranked Boerne

By Matt Ward —

 

Undefeated early in their District 27-3A schedule, the Fredericksburg High School varsity volleyball team notched a big win under their belts last night as they rallied to defeat 11th ranked Boerne on the road 25-17, 9-25, 26-24, 23-25, 17-15.

FHS defeated Bandera 25-19, 25-19, 25-15 Friday night at home in the district opener for both schools.

Fredericksburg will travel to Wimberley at 6 p.m., Friday evening, before hosting Navarro Tuesday at 7 p.m.

 “I wish it got easier but it does not, not in this district,” Fredericksburg head coach Jason Roemer said. “We defeated #11 tonight in their gym, travel to #4 on Friday and then host #20 on Tuesday. We’re going to have to build off of this win and continue playing well.”

Wed
02
Oct

Runners host Fredericksburg Invitational


RACING toward a silver medal individual finish, FHS freshman Clarissa Sanchez helped lead the varsity girls to a fourth place finish at the Fredericksburg Cross Country Invitational Saturday at Lady Bird Johnson Municipal Park. —Standard-Radio Post/Matt Ward

By Richard Zowie —

 

“Two” seemed to be Fredericksburg High School’s lucky number Saturday during the Fredericksburg Cross Country Invitational at Lady Bird Johnson Municipal Park.

Both the boys’ varsity and junior varsity teams finished in second place in their divisions.

On the girls’ side, the varsity girls finished fourth in their division while the JV girls finished fifth.

For varsity girls, freshman varsity runner Clarissa Sanchez took second place overall with a two-mile run of 12:45.

This will be a split weekend for FHS cross country. On Saturday, Oct. 5, the varsity team will compete at the Round Rock McNeil Invitational at Old Settlers Park in Round Rock.

The freshmen and JV runners will compete at the Comfort Invitational at Comfort High School.

Wed
02
Oct

'Meet the Billies' planned tomorrow

“Meet the Billies,” the annual event hosted by the Athletic Billie Booster Club, will be held Thursday night, at 7:30 p.m., at FHS Stadium.

All Fredericksburg High School athletes in all sports will be recognized as well as the cheerleaders, band, Red-Hotts and Naval Junior ROTC.

The event will be held following Fredericksburg Middle School eighth grade football games against Burnet. The white squad is slated to play at 4:30 p.m., followed by the red team at 6 p.m.

Wed
02
Oct

Harper football blanks Nueces Canyon 52-0

By Danny Hirt —

 

By dominating every statistical category, Harper was able to control Friday’s football contest from the opening kickoff to the final buzzer as it picked up a one-sided 52-0 non-district home victory over Nueces Canyon.

Now sporting a 3-2 record, the Longhorns will take this Friday off as they prepare for the District 14-1A Division I season which begins Oct. 11 when they travel to Mason. Starting time for that game is set for 7:30 p.m.

 

Win over Nueces Canyon

Harper’s game plan clicked on all cylinders as it ground out 337 rushing yards on 37 attempts while adding another 84 yards through the air in last Friday’s 52-0 victory over Nueces Canyon.

Wed
02
Oct

Harper volleyball still unbeaten in district

 By Danny Hirt —   

Harper High School’s 10th ranked varsity volleyball team maintained its strangle hold on its first place position in the District 14-1A standings by picking up two more wins during the past week.

On Friday, Sept. 27, the Ladyhorns topped Center Point on the road in three games (25-20, 25-13, 25-10), then, bested host Leakey last night — Tuesday, Oct. 1 — by a score of 25-9, 25-19 and 25-22.

League action continues Friday when Harper goes to Utopia for a 5 p.m. match. The schools’ junior varsity squads will square off at 4 p.m. From there, the HHS varsity will entertain Junction at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 8. The Harper “White” JV team will play at 5 p.m., while the “Green” team hits the court at 6 p.m.

Wed
02
Oct

Harper cross country competes in Fredericksburg

 By Danny Hirt — 

 

It was a sixth place finish for the Harper High School girls’ varsity cross country team in last Saturday’s Fredericksburg Cross Country Invitational held at Lady Bird Johnson Municipal Park in Fredericksburg.

Meanwhile, the Longhorn varsity boys finished in 10th place.

Next up for the school’s varsity teams will be the McNeil Invitational on Saturday, Oct. 5, at Round Rock High School.

“The kids did a good job competing in a big meet,” said Harper head coach Will Reid of his various teams’ efforts at last Saturday’s competition in Fredericksburg.

Wed
02
Oct

Heritage football notches 48-0 win

By Danny Hirt

 

Shaking off the Sept. 20 loss to TAPPS District 4-1A Division II opponent San Antonio Castle Hills, the Heritage Eagles responded by shutting out San Marcos Hill Country Christian 48-0 last Friday.

The Eagles (3-2) earned the victory on their home field.

This Friday, Heritage travels to Division I New Braunfels Christian School. After opening the season with five consecutive home games, this week’s contest is the first road encounter for the Eagles in the 2013 campaign.

Kick-off is slated for 7:30 p.m.

 

Heritage defeats San Marcos Hill Country

Leading 42-0 after scoring a team safety, Heritage ended the game with 5:43 left in the third period when Jonathan Tucker returned the ensuring kick-off 70 yards for a touchdown, putting the score at 48-0 and ending the contest under the 45-point “Mercy” rule.

Wed
02
Oct

Heritage volleyball earns pair of district wins

By Danny Hirt

The Heritage School volleyball machine kept rolling along smoothly as the Lady Eagles picked up two more district victories during the past week.

After taking down San Antonio New Life on the road on Thursday, Sept. 26, by scores of 25-15, 25-12 and 25-7, Heritage knocked off Seguin Lifegate last night at home in three games (25-12, 25-11, 25-12).

The season continues Thursday, Oct. 3, when the Lady Eagles entertain San Marcos Hill Country Christian School at 6 p.m. in Fredericksburg’s First Baptist Church gymnasium. Following that contest, Heritage will host San Antonio Castle Hills on Tuesday, Oct. 8, in its final regular season home match. Starting time is set for 6 p.m.

Wed
25
Sep

Billies to host Llano for homecoming Friday


HANGING ON to the football despite consistent rainfall, Paco Martinez looks to head up field with a pair of Badger defenders in pursuit Friday night during the Billies’ 24-7 home victory over Lampasas. — Standard-Radio Post/Yvonne Hartmann

By Matt Ward —

 

Every time the Fredericksburg High School varsity football team headed to or from practice the week of the Llano game last season, a save-the-date invitation for the Yellowjacket homecoming tacked to the scout board just outside the locker room caught their eye.

This year, with the shoe on the other foot, the Billies will have to defend their home turf as FHS looks to celebrate homecoming Friday evening at 7:30 p.m. with a win over visiting Llano.

Two years ago, the Billies notched their first win of the season at Llano 47-23 and FHS duplicated their effort in 2012, defeating the Yellowjackets 14-6 on the road.

Fredericksburg head coach Lance Moffett said Monday that he expects a close battle between the former district rivals.

Wed
25
Sep

FHS to host cross country meet Saturday

By Richard Zowie —

 

Fredericksburg High School fans won’t have to drive far this weekend to cheer on their favorite cross country teams.

That’s because the Saturday, Sept. 28 meet will be the Fredericksburg Invitational at Lady Bird Johnson Municipal Park, southwest of Fredericksburg on State Highway 16.

Besides FHS, cross country teams from Fredericksburg Middle School, Harper Junior High School and Harper High School will also be among schools competing.

The junior varsity boys will begin running at 8:30 a.m., then the varsity boys at 9 a.m., the JV girls at 9:30 a.m., the varsity girls at 10 a.m., seventh graders at 10:30 a.m. and then eighth graders at 11 a.m.

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