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Monday, October 31st, 2011

SMCISD asks public for help finding new head coach

San Marcos CISD wants public input before it begins seeking applicants to fill the district athletic director position.

Wednesday, October 27th, 2010

Superintendent search session draws two school district residents

In stark contrast to a San Marcos CISD trustees meeting earlier this month that packed the room to discuss the fate of San Marcos High School football coach Steve Van Nest, only two citizens appeared at a...

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, September 11th, 2010

Rebels ease past San Marcos, 34-17

The San Marcos Rattlers were better Friday night, but still far short of Hays in a 34-17 loss at Bob Shelton Stadium. The Rattlers fell behind early and never rallied. Next week, the 0-2 Rattlers face Bastop...

Friday, August 27th, 2010

Rattlers routed by Marble Falls, 42-0

The opening of the high school football season did not go well for the San Marcos Rattlers, who made five turnovers and were unable to defend against an experienced passing game in their 42-0 loss to Marble...

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...

Thursday, November 5th, 2009

Rattlers hope to finish with a win

The football teams at San Marcos High School and San Marcos Baptist Academy will try to close out their seasons with wins at home Friday night, while the Wimberley Texans would win their district with a victory...

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.

Saturday, October 24th, 2009

Rattlers fall from playoff hunt with disappointing loss

Another close game went against the San Marcos Rattlers Friday night, dropping them from the high school football playoff race. The Rattlers fell, 28-21, to Schertz Clemens at Bobcat Stadium.

Friday, October 23rd, 2009

Rattlers battle for inside playoff track

In a sense, the playoffs begin Friday night for the San Marcos Rattlers, who face Schertz Clemens at Bobcat Stadium. As long as the Rattlers keep winning, they'll keep playing.

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