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

Derek Mata warms up his arm before playing Madison. Mata, a senior, passed for over 150 yards in footballs season-ending loss to Bowie.

Game of inches

Jackson Posey, Sports Director
November 19, 2021
Travis McCracken runs for a first down against Madison in the Rangers Bi-District playoff game. McCracken leads the team with 868 yards rushing and 12 touchdowns.

Oh, Bowie

Jackson Posey, Sports Director
November 18, 2021
Junior T.J. Hunt receives the ball for a touchdown in the Rangers bi-district game against Madison.

Just your Maver-age victory

Emma Siebold, Managing Editor
November 13, 2021
Zack McDonald speeds through the end zone for a touchdown against Judson. McDonald caught four passes for 95 yards in Fridays loss to Steele.

The end is Knight

Jackson Posey, Sports Director
November 5, 2021
Malachi Lane stiff arms defender at the last home game of the regular season

Thank u, nest

Dylan Smith, sports writer
November 1, 2021
Stiff-arming a defender, Zack McDonald fights for yardage against South San on Oct. 15. McDonald caught a 37-yard pass late in the fourth quarter on Friday to set the Rangers up for a go-ahead touchdown.

Down to the wire

Jackson Posey, Sports Director
October 22, 2021
Working upfield, returner Brayden Bafidis goes skyward against South San on Oct. 15. Bafidis special teams acumen has been integral to the Rangers success this season.

Making a Rocket

Jackson Posey, Sports Director
October 22, 2021
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
Smithson Valley beat New Braunfels High School 41-24 at the game on Sept.23.

Gettin’ Clem the mood

William Maxwell, Staff Writer
October 8, 2021
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
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