Sports

Wed
08
Apr

Harper softball atop district standings

Harper High School ran its District 27-2A softball league-leading record to 8-0 with two more shut-out victories in the past week, starting with Wednesday’s 7-0 win over Sabinal.

That was followed the next day by the Ladyhorns’ 23-0 thumping of La Pryor on the road.

The regular season continues when Harper travels to Brackettville on Friday for a 6 p.m. game (JV plays at 4:30 p.m.), then a Tuesday home encounter with D’Hanis, also set to begin at 6 p.m.

Results of last night’s game with Johnson City were not known by this week’s press deadline.

Harper 7, Sabinal 0

Leading 1-0 going into the top of the fourth inning, the Ladyhorns struck for four runs on their way to a 7-0 victory at Sabinal on Wednesday.

Courtney Ahrns scored Harper’s first run of the game when she came home on Taya Beyer’s base hit to right field.

Wed
08
Apr

Harper baseball edges Mason

The Harper Longhorns withstood a comeback bid by host Mason to pick up an 8-7 District 29-2A varsity baseball victory on Thursday.

HHS will now travel to Center Point on Friday for a 6 p.m. game with the Pirates, followed by a home encounter with Eldorado on Tuesday at 7 p.m. (a junior varsity game will begin at 4:30 p.m.)

Results of last night’s home game with Junction were not known by this week’s press deadline.

Harper 8, Mason 7

It took an extra inning but Harper was able to finish on top at Mason on Thursday by a score of 8-7.

Leading 7-3 going into the bottom of the sixth, the Longhorns saw the host Punchers plate three runs, then add another one to tie the game at 7-7, forcing an eighth inning.

Wed
01
Apr

Fredericksburg lines up shot at district crown


Tyler Kaman reads the green on the 18th hole during the FHS/Llano Invitation at Lady Bird Johnson Municipal Golf Course on Friday, March 27. FHS will play in the District 29-4A Golf Tournament, April 6-7, at Schreiner Golf Course in Kerrville. — Standard-Radio Post/Matt Ward

Fredericksburg High School varsity boys’ and girls’ golf placed in the top half of their final tournaments before the district tournament last week.

The FHS girls and FHS boys placed fourth and six in their respective tournaments, both held in Fredericksburg.

The Billies’ next tournament will be the District 29-4A tournament at Schreiner Golf Club in Kerrville, Monday and Tuesday, April 6-7.

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Wed
01
Apr

Billies to open playoff journey Thursday night

By Joshua McKinney

Fredericksburg High School’s varsity boys’ and girls’ soccer teams are ready to begin their playoff runs this week in area after byes in the bi-district round.

Since there isn’t a District 27-4A in soccer, all District 28-4A teams had a bye in the bi-district round.

Both teams play Thursday, April 2. The boys will travel to Lake Travis High School to take on the Lampasas Badgers and the girls will play the Giddings Buffaloes at House Park in Austin.

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Wed
01
Apr

Offense powers Billies to 5-1 win over Lytle

Landry Moffett’s two-run homer in the bottom of the fifth helped propel the Fredericksburg High School varsity softball team to a 5-1 victory over Lytle at home, Friday evening.

The win evens the Billies’ District 29-4A record to 2-2 and pushes FHS above .500 to 10-9-1 overall.

Fredericksburg will travel to Devine Thursday evening and Bandera Tuesday night. Both games are slated for a 7 p.m. first pitch.

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Wed
01
Apr

Fredericksburg splits pair of District 29-4A games

Fredericksburg High School varsity baseball split its opening action of District 29-4A play last week.

The Billies beat Lytle, 12-2, Friday after losing their district opener against Boerne, on Tuesday, 5-1. Both games were at home.

FHS baseball plays again on Thursday against district opponent Devine.

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Wed
01
Apr

Varsity netters finish second at Mason event

Fredericksburg High School varsity tennis finished second in the Mason Invitational, March 26-28.

The Billies finished one point behind Kerrville Tivy in the overall standings on the strength of several strong performances.

Several FHS players placed in their respective divisions and finally played some quality matches after losing last week’s tournament to rain.

“Some of the athletes got five matches in for the weekend,” said coach Randall King. “We have had rainouts and shortened formats (due to the weather), and it was essential that the kids got some quality play.”

Wed
01
Apr

Harper baseball wins three district games

Harper High School’s varsity baseball team picked up three District 29-2A victories while suffering one defeat during the past week and a half, starting with a 5-2 home decision over Eldorado on March 20, followed by a 14-9 loss to Johnson City.

Then, after picking a forfeit win over Menard on Friday (due to illness, Menard was unable to field enough players), the Longhorns stopped Ozona, 4-2, Monday night.

HHS will now travel to Mason, Thursday, for a 5 p.m. game with the Punchers, followed by a contest pitting the school’s junior varsity squads.

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Wed
01
Apr

Harper boys second at home invitational


With teammate John Stewart looking on in the background, Harper's Matthew Weigand tries his hand in the shot put event at the recent Longhorn Relays. — Standard-Radio Post/Austin R. Eck

Four first place prizes were the top awards the Harper High School Longhorn varsity boys’ track team took away from its own meet held last Thursday, an effort that led to a second place overall finish with 116 points, 32 points behind champion Blanco.

Micah Middleton grabbed two of those firsts with one coming in the high jump with a height of 5’10”, and the 110-meter hurdles in a time of 15.52.

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Wed
01
Apr

Ladyhorns finish second at home meet March 19


Competing in the varsity division of the long jump at the Longhorn Relays is Harper's Chrissie Bryant.

The Harper High School Ladyhorns managed a second place finish in both the varsity and junior divisions in the Longhorn Track Meet held Thursday on the HHS campus.

In both cases, Harper finished behind Blanco — 148 points to 116 for the varsity, and 184 to 182 in JV action.

The varsity Longhorns registered four first place finishes in the meet — Haylee Poorman, pole vault (6’); Rebekah Lester, 100-meter hurdles (16.87) and 300-meter hurdles (51.48); and Megan Myers, 200-meter dash (26.61).

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