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

Behind the defense, Dylan Domel runs for a 57-yard gain against New Braunfels on Sept. 23. Domel caught three passes for 58 yards and two touchdowns on Friday against Clemens.

Rangers flex on Buffaloes

Jackson Posey, Sports Director October 8, 2021
Football blows out Clemens, 51-0
Garrison Eggleston runs up the middle against El Paso Eastwood.

Ranger Roundup

Sports staff October 6, 2021
Tennis begins Regional Season, Football looks to stay undefeated, Swim has both meets canceled.
Carson Blair swims his 100 Meter Individual Medely at the UIL Pentathalon.

Swim to face Pieper for first time

Parker Maroney, Sports Editor September 30, 2021
Swim will be taking on the other 4 Comal schools in the Cinco Swim meet, including PIeper.
Luke Cantu hits a forehand.

Season Recap

Dylan Smith September 30, 2021

Distract champs chase a repeat title in 2021. “With 5 starters graduated and two of the top girls quitting, the team looks a lot different.” Luke Cantu said. The teams season started in august with...

Junior Colin Doyle crams in studying in the locker room after swim practice.

The double life

Emma Siebold and Parker Maroney September 30, 2021

 For many students, a typical school day begins around 9 a.m. and ends at 4:30 p.m.  High school students participating in athletics often get to school before sunrise, and they don’t leave until...

Clayton Amaya kicks off the second half against El Paso Eastwood.

Ranger Roundup

Sports staff September 29, 2021
Football defeats New Braunfels to stay undefeated, Cross Country takes team championships, Volleyball tromps East Central
Seniors Alexa Pyle and Jaci Mesa run towards the net to recieve the ball in tehir game against East Central on Sept.28.

Ranger redemption

Peyton Mallard, Staff Writer September 29, 2021

Volleyball completed their preseason successfully, and now the anticipation of the season and how district will play out is on the table. The team introduced a new coach to the court, Melissa Miller after...

After winning the district title.

Repeat Complete

Dylan Smith, Sports writer September 29, 2021

It is 8-7 smithson valley is up Shane McGinnis is in a third set tiebreaker and Peyton Keith is starting the second set after winning the first.  The tennis team is trying to close out districts by...

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
Football wins road showdown with New Braunfels, 41-24
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
Urban legend regarding color scheme debunked
Junior Lauren Franco serves against Clemens on Sept. 17.

Ranger Roundup

Sports staff September 22, 2021
Swim competes in UIL Pentathlon, Football advances to 4-0, Cross Country takes first at the Champion Invitational.
The Esports Rangers are ready to start the new season.

The First Meeting Of E-sports With Coach Pippert

Grace Bush, Staff Writer September 20, 2021

In A202 the returning team members as well as aspiring ones gathered to discuss the new E-sports season. The video games that will be played by the students are League of Legends and Rocket League. League...

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