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Texas State engages in tackling drills during spring practice inside Bobcat Stadium (Gerald Castillo).

College Football: Intensity ramps up as first week of spring practice draws to a close

By JOE VOZZELLI
Sports Editor

It was finally time for defenders to do what they do best — level big hits.

Throughout the first week or so of spring practice, Texas State had worked primarily in helmets and shorts as both sides of the ball devoted their time to fundamentals. But that all changed during Friday’s session as the Bobcats engaged in a scrimmage.

And that’s when the defense really shined.

High School Softball: Lady Rattlers rout Alamo Heights, remain perfect in district play

By ISHMAEL JOHNSON
Daily Record Sports

There are some games where everything happens to go San Marcos’ way.

Friday night’s 14-0 victory over Alamo Heights was the second consecutive district game where the Lady Rattlers simply outmatched an opponent on their way to a run-rule victory and a 3-0 start to the league slate.

By the time the second inning rolled around, it was clear that San Marcos’ offense was still riding high coming off of their 22-0 victory over Memorial Tuesday night.


Texas State junior guard Ayriel Anderson attempts to split two defenders during her team's Jan. 10 tilt against UL Monroe.

Women's College Basketball: Bobcats fall at UL Monroe

By ISHMAEL JOHNSON
Daily Record Sports

MONROE, La. — Texas State found itself facing a team with nothing to lose Saturday night against UL Monroe.

The Bobcats’ couldn’t stop the Warhawks from mounting a comeback and dropped their final regular season game 90-84 in overtime.

Texas State met a team playing for pride on UL Monroe's senior day. The Warhawks overcame what was at one point an 18-point lead for Texas State.


San Marcos junior shortstop David Hamilton goes for a swipe tag during a game last season (Gerald Castillo).

High School Baseball: Rattlers sweep Calallen Tournament, improve to 8-0

CORPUS CHRISTI — It would be hard to imagine a better start for San Marcos this season.

Whether it has been close games or a few big nights from their offense, the Rattlers have answered the bell each time. San Marcos finished off a perfect performance at the Calallen Tournament by posting a 5-2 victory over Hidalgo on Saturday. The Rattlers also notched a 1-0 victory over Veterans Memorial and a 11-3 triumph against Tuloso-Midway during Friday’s tournament action.

San Marcos (8-0) now turns its attention to Seguin and the start of District 27-5A play on Tuesday night.

High School Soccer: Rattlers, Lady Rattlers sweep Floresville

FLORESVILLE — So what better way to bounce back from a tough loss to Alamo Heights than to face a team you beat 8-0 the last time out.

While the Lady Rattlers didn’t win by that wide of a margin, they still took care of business at Floresville on Friday night. The San Marcos varsity girls soccer team polished off a 2-0 victory over the Jaguars to sweep its district slate against them.

With Friday’s triumph, the Lady Rattlers improved to 12-3-2 overall and 9-1-2 in District 27-5A play.

Rattlers pick up home win

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