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Rob Shivers

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2010

Rattlers close in on playoffs with win against Lockhart

Dusting off an easy 71-41 win against Lockhart at the Snake Pit Tuesday night, the San Marcos High School boys basketball team appears to hold a firm grip on a playoff spot. The win moved the Rattlers up to 6-3 in District 17-4A and 16-13 overall.

Tuesday, January 12th, 2010

Rattlers go to OT for fifth straight win

The San Marcos High School boys basketball team ended up having to earn its fifth straight win twice Tuesday night, but ultimately finished the job with a 56-48 overtime win against Lehman in the Snake Pit. The...

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

Run with Moe: Fast times at Country Roads 10K

Earlier this month, local runners had a chance to run the Country Roads 10K out at Country Estates subdivision. It was a wet day with intermittent rain showers through portions of the race.

Friday, February 6th, 2009

Rattlers clinch playoffs with second half defense

The boys basketball team at San Marcos High School clinched a playoff berth Friday night with tough second-half defense in a 47-34 win against Lehman at the Snake Pit.

Friday, January 30th, 2009

Rattlers squeeze past Hays in overtime

Aaron Canady kept San Marcos alive with a late three-pointer Friday night, then the Rattlers beat Hays, 38-34, in overtime Friday night at the Snake Pit, edging themselves a little closer to the high school basketball playoffs.

Friday, January 23rd, 2009

Rattlers fall late to Del Valle in Snake Pit

The San Marcos Rattlers were primed to upset league-leading Del Valle Friday night in a high school boys basketball game in the Snake Pit. But Del Valle came on strong, dropping the Rattlers to 3-3 in District...

Friday, January 16th, 2009

Junk defense junks Rattlers in Snake Pit

The San Marcos Rattlers couldn't make their shots drop against a triangle zone or within the teeth of man-to-man defense Friday night, falling to Manor, 60-47, in a District 17-4A high school boys basketball game.

Friday, January 9th, 2009

Rattlers smash Lockhart in boys basketball

The San Marcos High School boys basketball team took the upwards trip on its roller coaster Friday night, dismantling Lockhart, 73-36, at the Snake Pit.

Friday, January 2nd, 2009

Rattlers come back to open district with win

Trailing for the entire game, the San Marcs Rattlers came from behind with a drive and dish game in the fourth quarter Friday night, beating Elgin in their District 17-4A boys basketball opener at the Snake Pit.

Monday, December 15th, 2008

Rebel girls take second in own hoops tournament

The two faces of Hays High School basketball showed themselves last weekend at the Rebel Classic, where the girls team finished second and the boys team is back to work on a new system. Meanwhile, both San...