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

Parker Maroney

Parker Maroney, Sports Editor

Parker Maroney (he/him) is a junior at Smithson Valley High School. Outside of the Ventana, he swims for the varsity swim team. 

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Tevijon Williams finishes the fourth leg of the 4x400 relay on March 5.

On the fast track

March 22, 2022
Colin Doyle finishes his last leg of the 400 meter freestyle relay at the district championships on Jan 29.

Doyle’ing away

February 4, 2022
Carson Blair swims his 500 meter freestyle at the regional championships last Febuary.

It’s a waterful life

January 28, 2022
Sabrina Taber runs across the field during girls soccers matchup against McArthur.

[Photo] Ranger Roundup

January 19, 2022
A janitor cleans the senior dining hall left dirty by students Nov. 5

[Photo] Coming clean

November 5, 2021
Junior Colin Doyle crams in studying in the locker room after swim practice.

The double life

September 30, 2021
Junior Lauren Franco serves against Clemens on Sept. 17.

[Photo] Ranger Roundup

September 22, 2021
Lauren Franco serves against Clemens on Sept. 17.

[Photo] Ranger Roundup

September 22, 2021
Laney Skrobanek receives a first place medal for her performance in the 100 back last year.

Back to back

February 25, 2021
Sophomore Kaili Castillo takes a free kick from the Rangers defensive third. The girls won all three games in their Ranger Classic tournament, bonding as a team before district play.

[Photo] Ranger Roundup

January 20, 2021
The offense runs the ball during a preseason scrimmage against San Marcos. This season, the Rangers ran for 1,895 yards and 31 touchdowns.

[Photo] A numbers game

December 22, 2020
Jalen Nutt avoids a tackler against San Marcos. Nutt compiled 166 total yards and a touchdown in Fridays win over East Central.

[Photo] Buzz off

November 22, 2020
Joe Hunt (left) and Carter Hill lead the team cheer at the 2019 District meet. Hill signed with Northern Michigan on Wednesday.

King of the Hills

November 13, 2020
Trinity Garrett sets up the offense. Garrett, a South Alabama commit, will be among seven athletes signing on Wednesday.

Sign language

November 11, 2020
Chris Mickelson dives in during the district meet last year.

Meet one’s match

October 16, 2020
Jalen Nutt evades tacklers during last weeks scrimmage against San Marcos. Nutt and Co. will put the teams new offense on display on Friday against Harker Heights.

[Photo] Back to business

September 25, 2020
Running back Justin Avery totes the rock against San Marcos. Avery and the rest of the offense clicked Thursday, scoring eight touchdowns.

[Photo] Tread on them

September 18, 2020
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Cara Doyle swims in regional competition.

Treading lightly

February 20, 2020
Running back Greg Eggleston runs with the ball during a game against San Marcos. Eggleston will sign with Tarleton State University on Wednesday.

Signing on

February 5, 2020
Senior guard Devante Mount poses for the camera. Mount has averaged 22.5 PPG this season.

And they hoop-

November 23, 2019
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