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Wednesday, February 20th, 2013

Rattlers win district swim championship

For the first time, the San Marcos High School swim teams claimed district titles, winning in both the boys and girls competitions Feb. 2 at Palo Alto College.

Wednesday, July 18th, 2012

San Marcos CISD to restart random drug tests for student athletes, others

Three years ago, San Marcos CISD trustees ended the district's random drug testing for student athletes and other extracurricular participants, saying it didn't seem necessary after only five students tested positive for illegal drug use in five...

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012

New San Marcos AD: Academics trumps athletics

An enthusiastic San Marcos CISD school board voted unanimously Monday evening to hire Mark Soto as the new district athletic director and high school head football coach.

Friday, February 3rd, 2012

SMHS remains in 5A UIL conference

San Marcos High School will remain in the 5A University Interscholastic League football and basketball conference.

Thursday, November 10th, 2011

SMHS debate team wins championship

The San Marcos High School Speech and Debate Team prevailed over 20 other schools last weekend at the La Vernia High School Invitational Tournament.

Monday, February 1st, 2010

San Marcos moves up to 5A in UIL classification

San Marcos High School will compete in District 25-5A starting next school year under University Interscholastic League reclassification announced Monday morning.

Wednesday, May 27th, 2009

City honors SMHS academic team

The City of San Marcos recently honored the San Marcos High School (SMHS) University Interscholastic League (UIL) team for its achievements during the 2008-2009 school year.

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009

SMHS named runners up at UIL competition

The San Marcos High School (SMHS) UIL Academic team recently took runner up standing in its district meet.