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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

Junior MJ Espinoza pitches  at the baseball playoff game in 2022.

Time of the season

Gia Herrera, Opinion/Entertainment Editor
February 4, 2023
Team hype man Colton Thomasson (right) comforts starting pitcher Zach Gingrich after baseballs season-ending loss to Reagan. The Rangers finished the year 28-7, winning a district title and two playoff series along the way.

End of the road

Jackson Posey, Sports Director
May 21, 2022
Tim Arguello hurls a pitch in a playoff game against Austin Westlake. On Thursday, Arguello started the Rangers Game 1 loss to Reagan, striking out four batters and allowed no earned runs.

Clear eyes, Fuller hearts

Jackson Posey, Sports Director
May 20, 2022
Swinging for the fences, Ethan Gonzalez knocks a home run over the left-center field fence on Friday against Austin Westlake. That third-innings home run tied the game at four-all, and helped set the stage for the dozen-inning marathon that was to come.

Another Chap-ter

Jackson Posey, Sports Director
May 14, 2022
Sophomore pitcher MJ Espinoza winds up against Madison on March 4. Espinoza pitched 4.1 scoreless innings across two appearances against Churchill.

Samplesize me

Jackson Posey, Sports Director
May 11, 2022
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