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Big Six Tuesday Game of the Night: Sharyland completes district title run with victory over McHi

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MISSION – By virtue of its two-game lead over Nikki Rowe, the District 30-5A title had already been anointed upon the Rattlers of Sharyland High School. Win or lose the Rattlers were set to celebrate the title with the cutting of the net, pictures and even some Valentine’s Day cupcakes.

Of course, if David Keith’s squad lost, those cupcakes would have tasted a little bitter. Fortunately, the Rattlers did not overlook their opponent, taking down the Bulldogs, 50-35. The win was the thirteenth straight for Sharyland, making the district championship that much sweeter.

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Big Six Tuesday Game of the Night: Already district champs, Shary looks to continue momentum

No matter what happens tonight between visiting McHi and the Sharyland Rattlers, a District 30-5A regular season championship has already been attained for the Rattlers. However, with bi-district looming, the need to continue playing well is still warranted.

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Bi-District Update: Sharyland girls take down Laredo Nixon, 45-43

For the second year in row the Sharyland Lady Rattlers are bi-district champions. The District 30-5A runner-ups took down Laredo Nixon. Ironically, it was Nixon who Sharyland took down last year. 

The Lady Rattlers will move on to play the winner of Harlingen and Brownsville Rivera. 

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Monday’s Big Six Boys and Girls Basketball Rankings

Editor’s Note: The Big Six Rankings have changed.
Instead of ranking the top three teams of a sport for both the boys and the
girls, we will now rank the top six teams but encompassing all the sports. The
rankings will be based on which team is playing the best and appears to have
the best outlook for the foreseeable future. Now that the spring sports season
is upon us, the rankings will be based on baseball, softball, track and field,
boys and girls soccer, etc.
Today’s Big Six Rankings:
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UIL Realignment affects local teams and districts

On Friday, February 3, the University Interscholastic League held their bi-annual district realignment. The alignment is important because it determines whether a team moves up or down in athletic classification. The move is based on school enrollment, ranging from the smallest 1A to the largest 5A.

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Region IV Wrestling Championship Update: Palmview’s Christian Garza places third

SAN ANTONIO – Though the Palmview Lobos took home the District 31 Wrestling Championships a week ago, their showing at the Region IV tournament was not as pretty. However, Christian Garza did finish third and will be moving on to the state tournament in two weeks.

Garza won his first two matches, taking down Senon Moya of Weslaco East and Rudy Rivera of Macarthur. After losing to Will Becker of Cedar Park in the third round, Garza rebounded by taking down Nikki Rowe’s Akim Gonzalez and then Frankie Garcia of Georgetown for the third place finish.

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