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Cross country runs over district competition

Cross country runs over district competition

Hudson Murphy, Sports Editor

October 16, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Ranger cross country team competed in the District 26-6A Meet on Oct. 12 placing first  for the event. The team nearly swept the meet, winning all but one event. The group dominated the meet with the team events being won with ease while almost all of the individual events saw Rangers placin...

Game Preview: Smithson Valley vs East Central

Game Preview: Smithson Valley vs East Central

Jackson Posey, Staff Writer

October 12, 2018


Filed under Sports

Previewing Friday's matchup against the East Central Hornets.

Tennis season overview

Tennis season overview

Julian Fernandez, Staff Writer

October 3, 2018


Filed under Sports

While stand tunes and fight songs blared from Ranger Stadium Wednesday morning, tennis coach Jimmy LaLonde had to yell to his junior varsity squad as they stood red-faced and fanning themselves in the humidity. The tennis courts may lie in the shadow of the stadium, but the tennis players practice ...

Volleyball Starts to Struggle in District Play

Volleyball Starts to Struggle in District Play

Hudson Murphy, Sports Editor

October 3, 2018


Filed under Sports

The girls volleyball team took a tough 0-3 loss to division rivals New Braunfels on Friday away from home. The team put up a good fight in games two and three following a convincing game one win by New Braunfels, as the team came within two points of the last two games. This match has ended the Ranger...

Football tames rival Cougars

Football tames rival Cougars

Wyatt Tomallo, Sports Editor

October 3, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

With Ranger Stadium filled to the brim, crowd chanting, cheerleaders cheering, the team took to the field. “Every aspect of the game was tense, exciting, and fun in the student section” said senior Jared Walker. Walker was referring to the student section nearly breaking and erupting in power/excitemen...

Game Preview: Smithson Valley vs Canyon

Game Preview: Smithson Valley vs Canyon

Jackson Posey, Staff Writer

September 27, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Previewing Smithson Valley's game against Canyon.

Football falls to Buffaloes

Football falls to Buffaloes

Wyatt Tomallo, Sports Editor

September 25, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Field goals and short runs were all the Rangers could muster against Clemens, who opened up two long runs to win their District 26-6A opener 19-13 in Schertz. Senior Marco Franco scored the Rangers' only touchdown, a three-yard run with 3:14 left in the first half. Senior kicker Mason Reid added the...

Football battles Mavericks

Football battles Mavericks

Wyatt Tomallo, Sports Editor

September 18, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The hot humidity filled the air throughout Friday’s night game. The turf field was moist and the fans covered in “panchos” in preparation for the pouring rain that never came. The anticipation that the homecoming game was going to be cancelled was high, but shortly faded after the players lined u...

Cross country ready to run amok

Cross country ready to run amok

Clayton Wilkerson, Sports Writer

September 14, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Uncategorized

The cross country team competed at Vista Ridge Invitational on Aug. 24, where varsity boys got second and varsity girls got first, and at Westlake Invitational on Aug. 31, where varsity boys got first and varsity girls got second. After their past two meets were canceled because of flooding, they...

Game Preview: Smithson Valley vs San Antonio Madison

Game Preview: Smithson Valley vs San Antonio Madison

Jackson Posey, Staff Writer

September 14, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Ventana previews Smithson Valley's upcoming showdown with San Antonio Madison.