The Campus Comet

Cross Country Crosses the Finish Line for Their Season

Cross country varsity boys begin their race at the Region 4-4A meet on Monday, Oct. 22.

Jessica Stuewe, Staff

November 6, 2018

Cross country varsity boys pushed themselves at the Region 4-4A meet at TAMU Corpus Christi on Monday, Oct. 22 finishing fifth place overall. Many of the runners improved their times from the previous district meet, with the team just missing the final state qualifier team spot be one place.   Andrew...

Billies Win First District Game of The Season Against Canyon Lake

Coach Stafford and Jabin Gipson sing the Alma Matter after winning their first district game

Amy Dittmar and Grace Grona

November 6, 2018

The Battlin Billie varsity football team defeated the Canyon Lake Hawks who were 2-0 in district 21-14 in their third district game, leaving the Billies with a 1-2 district record. Fredericksburg was quick to the punch in the first quarter with a touchdown by Brant Bowers, but the extra point quick...

Varsity Girls’ Golf Team Starts Off Strong for The Fall

Autumn Pyka, Allison James, Grace Grona, Madilyn Embrey, and Kayla Feller pose with their trophy after winning the Steele Invitational on Oct. 29.

Allison James, Staff

November 6, 2018

The varsity girls’ golf team took first place at Steele Invitational at Plum Creek in their first tournament of the fall season. Their first scheduled tournament was washed away by mother nature, two weeks ago, as they had to cancel their own tournament held at Lady Bird golf course due to torrential...

Billie Tennis Aces Playoffs, Heads to State

The Billies pose for a team picture after capturing the Region IV title on Oct. 26.

Claire Maxcey, Staff

October 30, 2018

Billie varsity tennis has officially entered playoff rounds for team tennis. Ranked number one, the Billies look forward to another state appearance in College Station. Varsity tennis will play Lamar Fulshear at 8 a.m. in the state semi-finals match on Oct. 31 at Texas A&M. If they win that match,...

The Freshmen Team Wins on The Road Against Bastrop Cedar Creek

October 29, 2018

The Freshman Football team played their second road game of the season against Bastrop Cedar Creek on Sept. 13. This game had a lot of scoring from both sides, but the Bllies came out on top 48-36 to make them 3-0 on the season.   In the first half, the Billie offense came out fast as Cole...

The Billies Roll Past Taylor In A Blowout Victory

The Billies Roll Past Taylor In A Blowout Victory

Dilllon Rabon, Staff

October 26, 2018

The Battlin’ Billies took on the Taylor Ducks at home on Oct. 18. This was a one-sided game and, the Billies took control of the game, holding the Taylor offense from scoring a single point. The Billies won this game 36-0 to make them 4-3 on the season and 1-1 in district play.   The...

Billies Put Up a Fight in the Freezing Rain Against Taylor Ducks

Billies Put Up a Fight in the Freezing Rain Against Taylor Ducks

Grace Grona and Amy Dittmar

October 26, 2018

Fredericksburg lost their second district game against the Taylor Ducks 36-14. The Billies had an off game during the first half and attempted a comeback in the second. The Ducks were on their game in the first quarter, scoring 13 unanswered points. They continued their momentum in the second quarter,...

Billies Fall Flat, but Later Come Out on Top

 The Billie volleyball team breaks out of their time-out huddle during the Canyon Lake game.

Allison James, Staff

October 26, 2018

The varsity volleyball team faced the Canyon Lake Eagles on Tuesday, Oct. 2. They lost going into four sets, 25-10, 11-25, 21-25, 19-25. Rose Stuewe had 17 kills and two aces. Larkin Penn led the team with 15 assists, and Calissa Vollmar posted 19 digs. Megan Wahrmund and Molly Pluenneke each had two...

Boys’ Varsity Golf Competes in First Tournament of the Season

Denver Schneider tees off on a par three at the Smithson Valley Stampede at River Crossing tournament.

Estella McMurrey, Staff

October 9, 2018

The Fredericksburg boys’ golf team started strong in their first tournament at Smithson Valley Stampede at River Crossing. Considering that Fredericksburg, the only 4A team in the tournament, was up against all 5A/6A teams, the team played very well according to Coach Tim Kaman. The team placed fifth...

Varsity Volleyball Defeats Cornerstone, Bandera in Five Sets

Rose Stuewe goes in for the kill while the other girls get ready.

Allison James, Staff

October 9, 2018

The varsity volleyball team faced Cornerstone on Tuesday, Sept. 18. The Billies pulled out a win, going into five sets. They scored 25-27, 23-25, 26-24, 25-23 and 18-16. Rose Stuewe had a total of 33 kills. Larkin Penn led the team with 42 assists. Calissa Vollmar tallied 28 digs, and Vollmar and Megan...

Cross Country Improves on Their Home Course

Cross Country Improves on Their Home Course

Ashton Wood, Staff

October 9, 2018

Cross country runners paced themselves on their home course on Saturday, Sept. 22.  Many of the runners saw significant improvement from the Pancake Trials, held at Lady Bird Johnson Park in August to this meet. The varsity girls placed fifth at this meet with a score of 133. Mia Torres led the team...

Billies Suffer Close Loss in the Last Non-District Game of the Season

Quarterback Brant Bowers sprints past the Bulldog Defense for a first down.

Grace Grona and Amy Dittmar

October 8, 2018

The Fredericksburg varsity football team lost to the Boerne Greyhounds in a nail biting game on Sept. 28th. The Billies had a slow start in the first half with a score of 7-42, but the Billies scored 28 unanswered points. Unfortunately, time ran out on the comeback as the Billies lost 35-42, echoing th...