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  • Say it ain’t so: Bowie vs Austin High rivalry is over?
    Austin High Bowie Featured Post   //   February 9, 2016   // 0 Comments

    by Patrick Olson AUSTIN -  Monday’s biennial district realignment announcement by the University Interscholastic League effectively terminates a longstanding rivalry between the Austin High and Bowie athletic teams. “We grew up playing baseball at Oak Hill and some would go to Austin High and some would go to Bowie. In Pop Warner, it was the same way,” said Bowie assistant soccer coach Sam M...

  • Maroons beat Chaps in a thriller!
    Austin High Featured Post Sports   //   February 1, 2013   // 0 Comments

    Students stormed the court in celebration Tuesday night. “I’m speechless,” Austin High coach Andy Dudney said immediately after Austin High’s victory over Westlake. “This game never disappoints. It’s the greatest high school rivalry that exists.”

  • Gazette Student Athlete Spotlight: Daniel Laden and Keely Penn
    Austin High Crockett Sports   //   December 11, 2012   // 0 Comments

    Holding down the important left tackle position for the Austin High football team, Daniel Laden proved extremely valuable, starting all ten games despite suffering a sprained ankle at Del Valle. The 6’7” 250 lb. lineman is now dedicated to preparing for the 2013 season with a returning quarterback, two additional veteran offensive linemen and a pair of talented running backs.

  • Student Athlete of the Week: Caitlin Rendon, Austin High
    Austin High Sports   //   November 19, 2012   // 0 Comments

    After missing every district game last year while recovering from an elbow injury, Caitlin Rendon is glad the Austin High girls’ basketball season is underway. “Caitlin has been on the varsity since the middle of her sophomore year,” coach Tricia Johnson said of her 6’0” center. “She is a hard worker on and off the court. She listens, executes, is a leader by her example.”

  • Austin High 41, Akins 14
    Austin High Sports   //   October 24, 2012   // 0 Comments

    Rushing for 229 yards and passing with a pair of quarterbacks, Austin High defeated Akins 41-14 Friday night at Burger Stadium. “It was a great team effort,” Maroon coach Mike Rosenthal said. “The kids played hard, with effort, and I was proud of the way they played.”

  • Austin High Baseball falls to Georgetown in playoffs
    Austin High Sports   //   May 17, 2012   // 0 Comments

    The Austin High baseball team encountered a formidable foe in a bi-district showdown versus Georgetown, as the Eagles swept the Maroons with a 3-1 win on Thursday and a 10-2 victory on Saturday. After finishing third in District 15-5A, Austin High (17-12-1) will lose five seniors to graduation.

  • Austin High Baseball takes on Georgetown in playoffs
    Austin High Sports   //   April 26, 2012   // 0 Comments

    After finishing third in district, the Austin High baseball team must take on Georgetown (23-4-1, 14-4) in a best-of-three game series that begins Thursday evening at Burger Field. “I am so proud of this team for the way they competed and worked all year long,” said Maroons coach Glenn Bacak.

  • Bowie defeats Austin High 3-0
    Austin High Bowie Sports   //   April 6, 2012   // 0 Comments

    With four straight wins, the Bowie baseball team has moved into second place in District 15-5A. Following Friday’s 3-0 victory over Austin High, the Bulldogs face Anderson for first in district and host Westlake on Thursday at Burger Field. First pitch versus the Chaparrals is set to be thrown at 5 p.m.

  • Student Athlete of the Week: Andrew Pate, Austin High
    Austin High Sports   //   March 20, 2012   // 0 Comments

      by Patrick Olson Following an impressive sophomore pitching campaign, Andrew Pate earned the starting catching position for the Austin High baseball team. “After he pitched well last year, I told him we needed a catcher,” coach Glenn Bacak said. “He’s stepped up and is doing both and he’s a really good student.” Born in Austin, Andrew attended Casis Elementary before advancing to O’Henry...

  • Softball Updates
    Austin High Bowie Crockett Uncategorized   //   February 22, 2012   // 0 Comments

    Austin High softball With ace pitcher Vern Garcia having graduated, the Austin High softball team will rely on Vanessa Castro to perform on the mound for the Lady Maroons. Castro helped Austin High earned victories over Shoemaker and Leander at the AISD Tournament last weekend. “This year’s team consists of a great group of young ladies,” coach Elizabeth Wissel said. “I am looking forward to our ...