Patience proved to be a virtue for Mason Tipton.
D'Mond LaFond is a freshman, but it was hard to tell.
Orlando Quiroga began the season pitching out of the bullpen, but he'd much rather be a starter.
Senior Ryan Williams and junior Jonathan Ortega will be teammates in the future at Texas State.
SEGUIN - Hallettsville turned the ball over on its first three possessions.
SEGUIN - Hallettsville and Goliad like to play up-tempo, and no one was going to stop them.
AUSTIN - Hallettsville couldn't have asked for a better start in their first UIL girls state tournament appearance.
HALLETTSVILLE - The home scoreboard in the Hallettsville gym showed 62 on Wednesday afternoon when the buzzer sounded.
Robert Blackmon is going home.
SEGUIN - Alfred Ortiz does a lot of things on the court that don't get noticed, but pay dividends on the scoreboard.
Cuero running back D'Anthony Hopkins attended the University of Texas-San Antonio's Junior Day on Saturday.
EDNA - Huey Chancellor and Robert O'Connor coached together for eight seasons at Bellville, Palacios and in New Mexico.
Huey Chancellor is expect ed to be hired as Edna’s ath letic director and head foot ball coach at a specially called meeting of the school district’s board of trustees Monday night.
SEGUIN - An opposing District 28-2A coach told Hallettsville coach Amy Powell that her team needed to learn to play defense.
WOODSBORO - Victoria West found itself in a zone it wanted to avoid.
Kodi Crane was familiar with the Gonzales athletic program and liked what he saw the more he looked into it.
El Campo's Bob Gillis has made a point to attend the Texas High School Coaches Association coaching school during his coaching career.
EDNA - The Yoakum fans in the Hallettsville gym erupted in applause even before their District 26-3A play-in basketball game against Cuero had started.
UHV coach Terry Puhl could take a glass half-full approach and appreciate how close his team had come to beating St. Mary's and St. Edward's.
CUERO - Layne Balfanz plans to pursue a pre-engineering major in physics with a minor in business before going on to get a master's degree in architecture.
EL CAMPO - Kari and Matthew Wilkins have come a long way from the days when Polly and Clay Wilkins would drive them to Red Wave swimming team practice at the old bug-filled American Legion pool.
Tyler Engelbart spent a weekend in Scottsdale, Ariz., that he hopes will help him find a destination for the next four years.
UHV coach Terry Puhl doesn't usually visit the mound with two outs in an inning and no one on base.
The temperature was in single digits at Lambeau Field when Phil Dawson prepared to attempt a 33-yard field goal on the final play of the San Francisco-Green Bay NFC Wild Card playoff game.
Victoria East can forget about easing into the 2014 season.
Linda Falkenstine spent a good portion of Friday night pacing back and forth behind the seats along the left-field line at Riverside Stadium.
Cory Williams more than bounced back from a knee injury he suffered last season.
Darrance James and J.T. Miller had solid seasons for Gonzales but were at their best in the playoffs.
Refugio quarterback Travis Quintanilla broke four state records during his senior season and has reaped the rewards.
The District 30-4A trophy was at the Victoria East gym Tuesday night, but it never made an appearance.
Ganado and Shiner battled for the District 15-1A, Division I championship.
ARLINGTON - Refugio quarterback Travis Quintanilla brought home a gold medal from his first trip to AT&T Stadium in 2011.
REFUGIO - Refugio quarterback Travis Quintanilla watched two of his teammates make their football commitments official Wednesday morning in the high school foyer.
Mallory Draper bought an iPad when she began diving at Victoria West.
HALLETTSVILLE - Dalton Herrington is well aware New Mexico State won only two games last season.
Two Refugio seniors decided their football future Wednesday and neither of them was quarterback Travis Quintanilla.
GOLIAD - Stacy and Kalleen Zamzow's dream come true almost turned into an Aggies' worst nightmare.
GOLIAD - Dalton Sturm didn't play when Goliad lost to Edna in the first round of District 30-2A play.
The reality of realignment hit Trey Lawrence immediately after the packets were passed out Monday morning at the Region III Education Service Center.
Goliad senior lineman Austin Speed will play football at Texas Lutheran University next season.
Coaches and athletic directors from around the area will gather at the Region III Education Service Center on Monday to find out in what districts their respective teams will compete in the upcoming two years.
REFUGIO - Travis Quintanilla has given Refugio fans a lot to cheer about the past three seasons.
HALLETTSVILLE - Dalton Herrington will sign a letter of intent Wednesday to play football at New Mexico State.
Football players won't be the only high school students signing letters of intent Wednesday.
Refugio senior J.B. Brown will have a chance to continue his football career on the collegiate level.
Travis Quintanilla has received another honor for his senior season.
Quite a few fans would love to give Dallas Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones some advice.
GOLIAD - McCalley Cunningham didn't play in the first half, but she was ready when she checked into the game.
Ricky Lock began his second tenure as athletic director and head football coach at Gonzales after the Apaches had gone 1-9 in the 2009 season.
Pitching wasn't on Dylan Blaha's mind when he arrived at Riverside Stadium.