Class 4A, Division II
SAN ANTONIO - Refugio had four turnovers, missed kicks and gave up big plays against East Bernard.
SAN MARCOS - Brandon Smithwick felt disappointed losing to Edcouch-Elsa in last season's Class 4A, Division II area playoff round, knowing the team fell short of expectations.
SAN MARCOS - It only made sense that Dalton Herrington caught his fourth reception to give Hallettsville a chance to tie the game against Cameron Yoe.
BUDA - Shiner's Chad Neubauer knew his teammates would take care of him, so he made sure to take care of them.
The Calhoun Sandcrabs (12-1) will take on the Alamo Heights Mules (10-3) Saturday at 1 p.m. at San Marcos Bobcat Stadium. The Refugio Bobcats (12-1) will play defending state champs East Bernard Brahmas (12-0) at San Antonio Farris Stadium at 7 p.m.
Refugio's Dana Franklin doesn't need to be reminded of last season's Class 2A, Division II quarterfinal loss to East Bernard.
PORT LAVACA - Playing Calallen was a lesson learned for Calhoun senior Dakota Ring.
HOUSTON (AP) - Gary Kubiak pulled the Texans out of the NFL basement and remains the only coach to take them to the playoffs.
Live coverage of 2013 quarterfinal football playoff games
The Houston Texans have fired coach Gary Kubiak.
Compiled by Mike Forman
Playing college football was always a dream for Inez native Ricky Redus.
SHINER - Shiner coach Steven Cerny wasn't upset when the Comanches entered District 15-1A, Division I play with a 3-2 record.
HALLETTSVILLE - Tim Sheppard left Bastrop Memorial Stadium last season in disappointment but not just about himself.
REFUGIO - Refugio has discovered there's strength in numbers.
Beautiful - that is the only way to describe the many photos the Advocate received for its outdoor photo contest.
Faith Academy senior Gabby Torres found out she was chosen to play in the Victoria College & Chick-fil-A Area All Stars volleyball game via text message.
Refugio coach Jason Herring was talking to his players after their 73-72 Class 2A, Division II regional playoff overtime win over Rogers when someone pulled me aside.
Following are the average daily attendance and classifications for area football teams for the school years 2014-15 and 2015-16. Districts will be released by the UIL on Feb. 1.