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Friday, November 7th, 2008

Rattlers take one more chance for win

Tonight is one more chance for the San Marcos Rattlers to escape from their football district basement. In fact, it's their last chance.

Saturday, November 1st, 2008

Rattlers lose again, fall to 0-6 in district

The San Marcos Rattlers collapsed again in the second half Friday night, losing 54-35 at Boerne Champion despite a productive night of offense.

Friday, October 31st, 2008

Learning from losing, Rattlers hope to start winning

After losing five in a row and falling from the high school football playoff race, the San Marcos Rattlers hope to send their seniors out on a good note in their final two games of the season.

Saturday, October 18th, 2008

Rattlers barely alive after fourth straight district loss

Following their fourth straight district loss Friday night, the San Marcos Rattlers need to win the rest of their games and hope for a complex set of other outcomes just so they might nudge into the high...

Friday, October 3rd, 2008

Rattlers reaching for recovery tonight against Canyon

The San Marcos Rattlers need to win this evening at Bobcat Stadium against New Braunfels Canyon, lest they should fall to 0-2 in the District 27-4A high school football race.

Saturday, September 27th, 2008

Special teams fumbles doom Rattlers early in 49-17 loss at Steele

The San Marcos Rattlers lost almost at the start Friday night, when they fumbled the first two kickoffs. Against a Steele team with stout defense and a good running game, their 49-17 loss became just a matter...

Saturday, September 6th, 2008

Rattlers escape with 27-26 win against Bastrop

A missed point-after kick by Bastrop enabled the San Marcos Rattlers to survive their home football opener Friday night with a 27-26 win.

Friday, August 29th, 2008

Football forecast: Go with Hays, Lehman and San Marcos in tonight’s football openers

Fitting the trend, the Hays, Lehman and San Marcos high school football teams are starting the season a week early tonight. We're picking all three to win.

Friday, August 22nd, 2008

Rattlers ready to extend football playoff streak

Last year, the San Marcos Rattlers went to the high school football playoffs for the ninth straight year. Despite dropping in classification from Class 5A to Class 4A this year, a strong district will make it challenging...