The Campus Comet

Freshmen Start Off Strong in District Play

Judson Beard scans the floor for the open man against Devine.

Dillon Rabon, Staff

February 5, 2019

The Billie freshmen basketball team faced off against the Wimberley Texans on Jan. 11, as it was their first district game of their high school careers. The Billies managed to outscore the Texans in all four quarters, keeping the Texans from scoring double digits in a quarter. The Billies went on...

Billies Beat the Bulldogs

Billies Beat the Bulldogs

Caitie Huff , Staff

January 30, 2019

The varsity girls’ basketball faced off against Bandera at home in the second round of district on Jan. 22. The Billies beat the Bulldogs with a final score of 75-29. The girls controlled the game offensively the whole night, outscoring Bandera every quarter. Sophomore Audrey Spurgin led the team...

Battlin’ Billies Remain Undefeated in District 

The varsity girls smile big after win against district rival, the Boerne Greyhounds.

Caitie Huff, Staff

January 30, 2019

The varsity girls’ basketball team competed away against the school rival, the Boerne Greyhounds. The hostile environment proved tough for the girls to handle. The Billies were down for the first three quarters; however, they demonstrated their grit and strength by pulling away for a 62-53 win Friday...

Boys JV Blows Past Llano During Home District Game

Felix Cruz prevents the ball handler from getting by him.

Dillon Rabon, Staff

January 30, 2019

The Billies faced off against the Llano Yellow-Jackets on Jan. 18 in a game that wasn’t close from the start. The Billies managed to outscore the Yellow-Jackets in all four quarters, which led to an 84-32 win and helped them improve to 18-0 on the season. “We had a great shooting night making...

Lady Billies Basketball Take the Lead Against the Greyhounds

Lauren Beyer and Anna Gold play defense against the Greyhounds.

Allison James, Staff

January 29, 2019

The JV Lady Billies won 47-30 against the Boerne Greyhounds on Tues., Jan. 8. “We started out slow tonight, playing very much out of our usual aggressive selves. We committed too many turnovers and could not get into any offensive flow,” Coach Kristy Danz said. “Fortunately, in the second...

Boys’ Varsity Soccer Smithson Valley Tournament 

 Billies varsity player 17 gears up to kick the soccer ball.

Lauren Guzy, Staff

January 24, 2019

The varsity boys’ soccer team played three games at Smithson Valley High School in a 5A and 6A tournament. On Thursday, Jan. 10, at the beginning of the tournament, they started out slow for their first game. In the first half against San Antonio Veterans Memorial, FHS gave up two goals. FHS came back...

Girls’ Soccer Hosts Hill Country Tournament 

Ximena Saldana Dribbles the ball up the back field looking for a pass against St Mary's Hall.

Sydney Holster , Staff

January 24, 2019

The Lady Billies traveled to Liberty Hill on Jan. 3 to play in the Liberty Hill tournament. They lost 0-1 the first day of the tournament to Liberty Hill, the number one team in the region, in the last 14 seconds. Claire Nevins had 11 saves with one goal against her. The girls went on to play Brownwood...

JV Girls Wreaked Havoc on Marion Bulldogs

Anna Gold steps up to the line to shoot a free throw against the Marion Bulldogs.

Allison James, Staff

January 18, 2019

The JV basketball girls won 53-15 against the Marion Bulldogs on Friday, Dec. 21. “We played solid defense from the opening tip causing havoc to Marion with our press,” Coach Kristy Danz said. “We were able to force turnovers, which allowed us to score on easy layups early in the game.” Sterlin...

Billie Swim Team Wins Second at Winter Invitational Meet

Graham Hammond placed second swimming the 50 Breast.

Cami Tubbs, Staff

January 18, 2019

The Battlin’ Billies swim team competed at the San Antonio Natatorium Jan. 11 winning second place overall. The boys ranked second for the winter invitational. The Men’s 200 Medley Relay, a team of Troy Kneese, Graham Hammond, Tony Martinez and Zach Willis placed first. In the Men’s A 200...

The Billies Go On a Win Streak to Close Out Non-District Play

Tucker Elliot scans the floor for the open man.

Dilllon Rabon, Staff

January 18, 2019

The boys’ varsity finished up hot in non-district play, winning their last couple games at home versus Devine and Poteet. The Billies struggled to maintain a big lead against Devine, allowing it to stay a close game to the very end. Through it all, the Billies were able to come up big when it mattered...

Lady Billies Basketball Stomp the Greyhounds

Addie Burlison posts up for the ball in the key.

Caitie Huff, Staff

January 18, 2019

Varsity girls’ Battlin Billies faced the Boerne Greyhounds at home on Jan. 8. in their second district game. The infamous school rivalry produced a hard-fought game by both sides. The Billies trumped the Greyhounds with a score of 53-38. Senior Mia Torres was the leading scorer of the game...

Battlin’ Billies Finish Strong in Fall Sports

Mary Cornett was part of the Billie swim team who competed at the SAISD
South Side Natatorium on Nov. 15. The team had several personal bests and
placed first overall. Five of the swimmers with qualifying times went on to
compete at TISCA on Nov. 30 and Dec. 1.

Mariah Boyd, Staff

January 7, 2019

Fall is coming to a close and so are several sports seasons. The Battlin Billies finished strong in football, tennis, cross country and volleyball. Tennis ended on a groundbreaking note when varsity took back the state champion title in College Station on Nov. 1. The Billies pushed past several rain...