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Friday, November 5th, 2010

Rebels go to final game with chance for district title

Hays goes to Smithson Valley Friday night with the District 27-4A title on the line. Meanwhile, San Marcos will end a difficult season, Wimberley will try to finish the regular season 10-0, Lehman and Lockhart will fight to stay out of their district basement and San Marcos Academy will go to Hyde Park.

Monday, October 25th, 2010

Rattlers still winless, citizens differ on coach

Residents and parents registered differences of opinion to the San Marcos CISD trustees last week as to whether Steve Van Nest should be retained as the head football coach at San Marcos High School. The Rattlers, 5-22...

Saturday, October 23rd, 2010

Rattlers lose big, Rebels clinch playoffs

A winless season appears to be in the cards for the San Marcos Rattlers, who lost, 35-7, at Seguin Friday night. Also Friday night, the Hays Rebels clinched a playoff spot during their bye week, Dripping Springs...

Friday, August 27th, 2010

Rattlers to battle opponents, low expectations

Outside of Wimberley, the pundits aren't expecting a great high school football season in Hays County. But that's why they play the games, which begin Friday night for every high school football team in the county.

Friday, March 12th, 2010

Rattlers take one last tune-up before district

San Marcos High School baseball coach Bryan Webb said he likes what he's seeing as his ball club approaches the District 17-4A season, which starts next Tuesday at Hays. The Rattlers are playing this weekend in the...

Thursday, February 4th, 2010

San Marcos and Hays to renew football rivalry

A one-time staple of the Hays County athletic scene is coming back for a two-year engagement. The football teams from San Marcos and Hays High Schools will play each other this fall and during the fall of...

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2010

Rattlers move up in new UIL alignment

The new University Interscholastic League (UIL) alignment for 2010-2012 returns San Marcos to Class 5A, while Hays, Lehman and Wimberley are brought closer to home.

Wednesday, November 25th, 2009

Rattlers fall at Smithson Valley

A second half collapse at Smithson Valley led to the San Marcos Rattlers losing their second straight boys basketball game Tuesday night, 80-67.

Saturday, November 21st, 2009

Rattlers take first loss of hoop season

Unable to keep up with Cibolo Steele's speed and quickness, the San Marcos High School boys basketball lost for the first time this season, 67-43 at the Snake Pit Friday night.

Thursday, October 29th, 2009

Rattlers hope to close out with wins

Eliminated from high school football playoff contention, the San Marcos Rattlers encounter the final two weeks of the season as two more chances to win.

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