Archive for June, 2011

First Texas High School Baseball Champs: Sports Illustrated

Great story in this week’s Sports Illustrated (June 27th) Magazine about the first Texas High School Baseball State Champions, the 1949 El Paso Bowie Bears. And who did they defeat in the Championship Game right here in Austin? You guessed it – the Austin High Maroons. The story is about how a rag tag team [...]

Lady Maroon Softball garners post-season honors

The Austin High’s championship softball team capped its successful season with several players being recognized for their achievements. Senior pitcher Vern Garcia was named first team All-Centex after going 26-5 and pitching every inning of every game. She also hit .386 with 5 homers and 40 RBIs. She was also Pitcher of the Year in [...]