San Marcos HS Rattlers Powerlifters Earn 2 State Medals

March 27, 2013

In their second year of competition, the San Marcos High School Powerlifting teams have risen in the ranks and produced two State medalists for 2013. Thomas Mascorro came from behind to clinch the 2nd place medal at the Texas High School Powerlifting Associate State Championships in Abilene on March 23. As reported earlier, Karissa Arroyo took 7th place in the 97 weight class at the Women’s state competition held in…


San Marcos High School Women’s Powerlifting Team is ranked 21

March 22, 2013

In their second year of competition, the San Marcos High School Women’s Powerlifting Team is ranked 21 in the state of Texas. They qualified five women to Regionals, and advanced one student—Karissa Arroyo—to the state competition. She placed 7th in the 97 weight class in the state. Rattler Men’s Powerlifter Thomas Mascorro is on his way to Abilene to compete in the Texas High School Powerlifting Associate State Championship meet. Mascorro…


San Marcos to host Chick-fil-A “Cow Classic Golf Tournament”

April 10, 2012

The first annual Chick-fil-A “Cow Classic Golf Tournament”, presented by Chick-fil-A San Marcos, will be held Saturday, May 4 2012 at the Quail Creek Country Club in San Marcos. Registration begins at 11:00 AM and the cost of entry is $100, which will include a Chick-fil-A lunch. Proceeds from the tournament will go to benefit local programs including C.A.S.A, Hays-Caldwell Women’s Center and Leadership Training at Hill Country Christian School. The…


Podcast: High School Basketball and Realignment

TX SportsCast Podcast
February 11, 2012

Apologies for the lack of posts/podcasts over the last few weeks. It got very busy and stressful for my family and I; Thankfully, everything has calmed down and I can go back to blogging! In this podcast: Talking about a scheduling snafu that has split Hays CISD, as well as going over the new UIL realignment and how it affects Hays County. Enjoy!


SMA Looks To Finish Out Its 2011 Football Season With A Victory

November 4, 2011

SAN MARCOS, TX                 Last year the San Marcos Academy Bears were in the same position. The Bears started out strong in non-district play, but struggled in district play, ending the season against Austin Hyde Park  with a 42-7 loss. This year, the Bears (5-4) want to change the ending of the story by finishing out the season, which has been a roller coaster with the Bears due…


San Antonio Christian Lions Claim Second Straight Title

Seniors Aubrey Oswalt, Cody Watson and Junior Michael Trejo, combined to tackle San Antonio Christian Junior Corey Robinson, son of NBA Hall of Famer David Robinson, in the Bears 39-0 loss.
October 28, 2011

SAN ANTONIO, TX   The San Marcos Academy Bears (5-4) fell Friday night on the road to the San Antonio Christian Lions (7-2) who claimed their second consecutive district title in the 39-0 victory. The Lions scored their first points of the game with 11:13 left in the first quarter when Senior runningback Seth Kelly punched one in from 57 yards out. A successful PAT (Point After Touchdown) made the…


UIL mandates change in “Two-a-day” practices

October 18, 2011

With the increase of injuries suffered by high school students in recent years, as well as the increasing heat that seems to oppress the state during summer months, the University Interscholastic League has mandated that changes be made to “two-a-day” practices, according to For those who are not familiar with the term: “Two-a-days” are where sports teams conduct two separate practice sessions in one day. Normally, most tw0-a-days consist…


San Marcos Academy Looks To Rebound Against Corpus Christi’s Pope John Paul II

Junior Michael Trejo is an important part of the 5-1 SMA Bears who are allowing just over 8 points per game on the season.
October 14, 2011

          SAN MARCOS, TX   The San Marcos Academy Bears (5-1) look to rebound after their first loss of the season last week against the TMI-The Episcopal School. The Bears, playing at home for the first time since September 2, have a tough task ahead as they meet undefeated (6-0) John Paul II High School of Corpus Christie. JP II Centurions have defeated 6 UIL opponents heading…


SMA Bears’ Aubrey Oswalt Receives Upper Hand Promotion Award

SMA Bears Cornerback Aubrey Oswalt
October 12, 2011

DALLAS, TX (October 8, 2011) Cornerback Aubrey Oswalt of San Marcos Academy, a boarding and day college preparatory school located in San Marcos,TX was named the Upperhand Promotions Texas High School Player of the Week, for the week ending October 1, after his district leading performance. Oswalt leads the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools Division II – District 3 with four interceptions in his first 6 games of…


UIL/TAPPS will compete on the same level except in popular sports

Line of scrimmage - St. Michael's vs Lehman
May 10, 2011

Earlier this week, the Texas Senate passed a vote (22-7 in favor) that would allow schools in the University Interscholastic League and Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools to participate on the same field as soon as next season. The plan would be a “5-year phase-in”, which will start with Class 1A and will expand towards the larger classifications later on. Senators felt that the UIL and TAPPS should…