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Valley Ventana

The student news site of Smithson Valley High School in Spring Branch, Texas

Valley Ventana

The student news site of Smithson Valley High School in Spring Branch, Texas

Valley Ventana

Hudson Woods throws his arms out after a play before getting into position
Hudson Woods climbs to new heights after standout sophomore season
Jonathan Jones, Sports Writer • May 18, 2024
Joshua Velasquez committed to serving his country in the U.S. Army.
Beyond basic
Margaret Edmonson, Adviser • May 17, 2024
Sydney Rakowitz will study education and training and music at the University of Incarnate Word.
Seniors sign to continue athletic, non-athletic careers
Valley Ventana, Staff • May 16, 2024
Boy Scouts of America announced on May 7 the organizations name will change to Scouting America on the organizations 115th birthday Feb. 8, 2025. Photo by JV via
Boy Scouts changing name after 115 years
Grayson Cook, Staff writer • May 15, 2024
The top 15 students in the senior class receive special recognition at graduation on May 22 due to their hard work throughout high school. 
Graphic by Alex Whelchel via Canva
Profile: Top 15 seniors
Alex Whelchel, Managing Editor • May 13, 2024

Ranger Roundup

Check out this weeks results in sports
Danny Grant
Senior Sammy Carroll (left) celebrating her and one with seniors Sidney Smith (middle) and Izzy White (right) against Veterans Memorial. They are 3 of 8 seniors who will be honored at this Friday nights home game against Boerne Champion.

Girls Basketball

This past Tuesady the lady rangers won in a very competitive game against Canyon. They won 47-39 securing a spot in the playoffs. This Friday is senior night where 8 seniors will be honored. They will be playing Boerene home at 6:30 p.m. right after the honorary mentions. Next Tuesday the team is looking to get a win against Pieper to become 3rd in district.


Boys Basketball

They have recently won their 2nd game in district to Canyon 60-57, but they still remain in 8th place. This Friday they will play at Boerne Champion, at 6:30 p.m.

Girls Soccer 

This past Tuesday the girls soccer team won aginst Wagner 9-0 and now have a district record of 3-0-0. Their next game will be against Veterans Memorial at 7:15 p.m.

Boys Soccer 

The Boys soccer team is currently 2-0-1 in district and have recently played Wagner this past Tuesday. The final score was 7-1 and next they will be at Veterans Memorial this Tuesday at 7:15 p.m.



For the District meet results girls came in 2nd overall while the boys came in 3rd overall.

For the relay teams boys won the 200 Medley relay (Konner Schneider, Aidan Fox, Max Brady, Zevyn Anderson) and the 400 freestyle relay (Konner Schneider, Aidan Fox, Noah Bailey, Max Brady).
Individual winners of the meet were-
Finley Harroff- 200 Freestyle
Madelyn Tyler- 100 Butterfly
Ava Schneider- 100 Backstroke
Konner Schneider- 200 and 500 Freestyle
Aiden Fox- 200 IM
Max Brady- 100 Butterfly
Aiden Fox received male swimmer of the meet.
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