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Mission: Secure second place

20110308-Mission-v-Mc-Hi-Boys-Soccer-032It only takes a quick glance at the 30-5A boys soccer standings to know the Sharyland Rattlers have the district title all but wrapped up. At 10-0, no one is going to catch them.

Thus the intrigue turns to second place where the Mission Eagles are clinging to a three-point lead over Donna.

Read more: Mission: Secure second place


Vets' Rudy medals at State, ready for next challenge

Wrestling_Rudy-Gonzalez_PB_34387025You will have to forgive Rudy Gonzalez if he looks a little bit over his normal weight. Indeed he may look a little heavier since the last time you saw him. Yes, forgive Mr. Gonzalez for indulging just a bit in a little fried chicken. He deserves it.

You see, the four-time 31-5A district champ just completed his outstanding career at Veterans Memorial by taking the Regional Championship followed by a third-place finish at the state meet for the 125 weight class. The finish was the best of any male qualifier from the Valley.

Read more: Vets' Rudy medals at State, ready for next challenge


State Wrestling Tournament Update

20110205_Rudy-Gonzalez-Wrestling_003Last Updated: 5:08 p.m., Friday, February 25.

In the first round of the state wrestling competition today in Austin we have received word of the following results.

Justin Pina lost by points to Devon Jackson of Bellaire.

Read more: State Wrestling Tournament Update


Best of the Best head to state

20110225_VMHS_Wrestling_Regionals_RudyGonzalez_PaulBRICK_8736-2There may not be a more demanding sport than wrestling. Constantly fighting to stay in shape through intense workouts, healthy eating and head-on combat with determined opponents is not the lifestyle everyone signs up for. Add in the psychological battle of one-on-one competition and you have a sport that demands not only physical intensity, but in the mind as well.

Read more: Best of the Best head to state


Ramos and fellow seniors ready to lead the Rattlers

20110218_Sharyland-v-Rowe-Boys-Basketball_015Bring on the Longhorns. Again.

For the third straight year, Laredo United and Sharyland will face each other in bi-district.

For the third straight year, Sharyland is hoping to not exit the playoffs at the hands of the Longhorns. Certainly the Rattler seniors are not ready to go down that path.

Read more: Ramos and fellow seniors ready to lead the Rattlers


30-5A GIRLS BI-DISTRICT: Shary brings home first 5A Bi-district win!

Dale Whitaker summed it up pretty well with, "Oh man!"

The Sharyland Lady Rattlers took home their first Bi-district win in 5A last night when they beat Laredo Nixon, 48-43.

"The kids just played their hearts out," said a proud Whitaker. "They never gave up."

Read more: 30-5A GIRLS BI-DISTRICT: Shary brings home first 5A Bi-district win!


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