Archive for October, 2010

Volleyball team heads to the playoffs

Austin High Volleyball begins their playoff run vs. Georgetown on Tuesday, November 2nd at 6pm at the Delco Center. The Maroons finished 3rd in District with a 6-4 record.

Morris Williams Jr. now in Texas Golf Hall of Fame

A nice article in the Austin American-Statesman this morning about former Austin High golfer, Morris Williams Jr. He was inducted into the Texas Golf Hall of Fame on Monday, which also includes former Austin High golfers Harvey Penick and Ben Crenshaw.

Ben Crenshaw flashback

Saw that former Austin High golf star Ben Crenshaw finished 35th in the Administaff Small Business Classic Champions Tour Tournament at the Woodlands this past weekend. Reminded me of one of the greatest moments in sports, the 1995 Masters, which Gentle Ben won in an emotional tribute to his mentor and teacher, Harvey Penick, another [...]

Rachel Baptista runs to District Title

Austin High’s Rachel Baptista won the District 15-5A Cross Country Title at Walter E. Long Park yesterday wth a 2-mile time of 11:00.69.  Teammate Taylor Critendon finished 3rd in 12:00.93 as the Austin High Girl’s finished 3rd in the team competition.

Emory Blake is catching on at Auburn

It is nice to see Emory Blake (class of ’09) begin to get more action with Auburn (ranked #10 in latest AP poll). He’s now caught 3 touchdown passes this year including a school record 94-yarder today against Louisiana-Monroe.

Rachel Baptista keeps running

Did you see the Note in the Austin American-Statesman on October 1st where steller Austin High cross country runner Rachel Baptista won the Cedar Park Invitational? Rachel had a nice article in the Statesman back on April 1st after finishing 7th in the state meet in both the 1600 and the 3200. You should track [...]

Austin High 66, Belton 63

Caught the Austin High-Belton football game a few weeks ago. That’s what High School football is all about! Great weather, great stadium for seeing the action and no defense! When the 1st quarter ended 14-14 I turned to my friends and said “at this rate is gonna be 56 to 56!” Little did I know [...]