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

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

Valley Ventana

Travis McCracken races for a first down on Thursday against New Braunfels. McCrackens scored three touchdowns in the Rangers 41-24 victory.

Call in the Uni-coroner

Jackson Posey, Sports Director
September 23, 2021
Brayden Bafidis (center) charges past the Warren defense for a punt return touchdown against Warren on Aug. 27. That game saw the Rangers first uniform change in two decades.

Pigment of the imagination

Jackson Posey, Sports Director
September 23, 2021
Malachi Lane rumbles into the end zone for a 61-yard touchdown on Friday against Wagner. Lane also blocked a punt a recovered a fumble, which he returned for another score, in footballs 42-14 win over the Thunderbirds.

A clear Lane to victory

Jackson Posey, Sports Director
September 17, 2021
Travis McCracken fights upfield on Sept. 10 against El Paso Eastwood. McCracken, a running back, leads all Rangers with 336 yards from scrimmage.

Column: Turmoil at the top

Jackson Posey, Sports Director
September 16, 2021
Travis McCracken sprints for a first down against Madison on Sept. 3. McCracken rushed for 154 yards and 2 touchdowns on Friday against El Paso Eastwood.

Release the McCracken

Jackson Posey, Sports Director
September 10, 2021
Zack McDonald tracks a deep ball from Chase Senelick on Sept. 3 against Madison. McDonald could play a key role on Friday, as the Rangers try to keep pace with El Paso Eastwoods high-octane offense.

Coming home again

Jackson Posey, Sports Director
September 10, 2021
Travis McCracken cuts upfield against Warren. McCracken, a senior, led the Rangers in rushing yards in Friday nights 28-0 win over Madison.

Football outmatches Mavericks

Jackson Posey, Sports Director
September 3, 2021
Brayden Bafidis outruns the Warren defense en route to the end zone. Bafidis led the Rangers dynamic kick return unit, which could play a big role in this weeks showdown with Madison.

Déjà vu all over again

Jackson Posey, Sports Director
September 3, 2021
Brayden Bafidis outruns a defender on a punt return on Friday. Bafidis special teams exploits led football to a 32-13 victory over Warren.

Ranger Roundup

Sports Staff
September 1, 2021
Malachi Lane rumbles up the middle against Warren. Lane, who rushed 10 times for 117 times, also captained the defense as a linebacker.

Wearin’ out Warren

Jackson Posey, Sports Director
August 28, 2021
Football prepares to lead a cheer during media day. The Rangers will kick off their season on Friday at Warren.

Back in the saddle

Jackson Posey, Sports Director
August 27, 2021
Senior Colton Adkins signed to attend Trinity University to continue his soccer career.

Sign of the times

Emma Siebold, Sports Editor
May 19, 2021
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