The Campus Comet

Tennis

Tennis

Brooke Nevins, Comet Staff

September 28, 2016

On September 14, the varsity tennis team traveled to Wimberley and defeated the Texans 10-0 (17-2). On the September 17, the team went up against two 6A teams, Schertz Clemens and Cibolo Steele, on our home courts. The Billies narrowly lost to Clemens 10-7 (11-7) and crushed Steele 10-0 (19-0), not...

Cross Country

Cross Country

Jesus Aguilar, Web Designer

September 28, 2016

Varsity Boys On Saturday, September 17, the cross country team traveled to Harper. The varsity boys have won this meet for the past three years. Unfortunately, they fell short this year to Tivy. They placed second out of eight teams. Dan Metzger led the team placing fourth with a time of 18:26...

Volleyball

Madi Warmund and Landry Moffett put up a big block against La Vernia.

September 28, 2016

The Lady Billies started district play last Friday night in Hondo. The girls are 1-0 in district after conquering the Owls 25-11, 25-9, 25-17.  The Lady Billies will take on Bandera on Friday, September 30, starting at 4:30 in the Fredericksburg High School gym. The team emerged victorious on the...

Golf: Big Chance for Small Program

Golf team members, Mills Meier, Tyler Kaman, Mason Parcus, Langston James and Denver Schneider, smile as they finish up their two day 54 hole golf tournament.

Tyler Kaman, Comet Staff

September 27, 2016

For a team that does not get a lot of attention at Fredericksburg High School, this golf team has caught the attention of a different audience. Since FHS is only a 4-AAAA school, bigger schools often don’t recognize the smaller schools for their achievements. The FHS golf team has made it to the...

Rivas sets his pace in cross country

Freshman Kevin Rivas poses for his first ever high school cross country photo.

Yulisa Valadez, Journalism Staff

September 19, 2016

Kevin Rivas is a 15-year-old boy from a small Fredericksburg town but who has many big goals and dreams. He’s a tall, black-eyed, dark haired high school freshman, who is very athletic, determined, friendly, independent and who is a passionate cross country runner. He is the type of person people can...

Diving into freshmen year

Graham Hammond dives in at the start of his race on Saturday, September 24, at a practice meet held at Lady Bird Johnson Park.

Elena Walch, Journalism Staff

September 19, 2016

Chlorine fills the air, taking over one’s senses, mixing with the brisk morning; there’s a group of students standing poolside on the wet ground, waiting for further instruction. It’s 6:00 a.m. and swim practice is about to start. Practice is spent swimming laps on an interval, which freshman Graham...

Flannery Who?

Flannery eyes an open receiver down field during the Lampasas game on Friday, August 26.

Delaney Whitworth, Journalism Staff

September 19, 2016

It's fourth down with one yard to go. The Billies need this first down to bring them to victory over the Austin Travis Rebels. With a hushed crowd awaiting their favorite team's fate, the ball is thrown just perfectly into the arms of Johnny Cleland for the first down. But who threw that ball you mig...

Teeing off into her senior year

Teeing off into her senior year

Estella Mcmurrey, Journalism Staff

September 16, 2016

The trees cast a pattern of shadows on the fairway as the army of golf carts scatter the course. Katelyn Zuberbueler, a four-year varsity player, sets up her tee shot to launch straight down the middle of the fairway. Lady Bird, the public golf course in Fredericksburg, was the place of comfort for Zuberbueler...

New coach, new team perspective

Karlie Nebgen, Journalism Staff

September 16, 2016

Kaci Rittiman was excited when a job as head volleyball coach opened up in Fredericksburg. She knew that the town was supportive of their sports and was ready for something new. Rittiman first became a coach because of April Fricky, her club volleyball coach. When she was competing, Rittiman was a...