Whenever senior cornerback Zach Layton arrives home from Tivy football practice, his mother helps him refuel with a warm meal. Whenever he’s in a cranky mood, she knows how to lift his spirits.
FREDERICKSBURG— During Monday’s practice, the Tivy volleyball team focused on improving position work, tooling the block and taking the right angles during plays.
After Friday’s scrimmages, it’s still completely rational to believe that every Kerr County high school football team is going to be great this season.
Stoney Rhodes and Frank Molina were visiting with the media at midfield after Tivy’s scrimmage against Boerne on Friday at Antler Stadium. Midway through the interview, Boerne’s safety approached the two senior Tivy receivers and gave them both high fives.
Savana Trahan found herself scrolling through her sixth-grade yearbook last week, taking a closer look at a future goal she had written for herself.
Inside the Tivy field house video room on Monday, Alex Bennett laughs when he recalls the first time he met his friend, Gonzalo Hernandez.
Coach Stephanie Coates beamed as she addressed her Tivy volleyball players after their match against Fredericksburg on Tuesday night. Inside the victorious locker room at Antler Gym, Tivy’s first-year coach felt validated.
While participation in 11-man football appears to be falling nationwide, right here in Kerr County that doesn’t seem to be the trend, at least in what local coaches are seeing.
Charli Becker declines to give a lengthy explanation as to what prompted her sudden change of heart. Instead, the recent Tivy graduate only needs six words to adequately answer the question.
It’s nearly the end of July, which means it’s about time to get ready for a new school year (Fun!). This also means that you are probably emptying your bank account on school supplies that your children will hardly ever use (Seriously, in elementary school, I lost all my new pencils by the t…
Sometime in August of 2017, Tivy assistant coach Ty Taylor approached Jared Zirkel inside the Antlers’ weight room, needing to share some important news with the rising sophomore.
Welcome to the debut of Title Watch, a summer column that will preview Hill Country teams with the best opportunities to contend for titles in the upcoming school year. After all, championship teams are forged during the dog days of summer, when it’s easy to relax and become lazy. Athletes w…
As soon as the competition was over, Jared Zirkel beamed while he snapped a selfie in his Georgia kicking camp shirt and sent it to Brent Grablachoff.
Coach David Jones gathered his Tivy football players inside the field house on May 24, informing them that one of his assistants, defensive line coach Ty Taylor, had some news he needed to share with them.
Peterson track coach Grant Palmer leads his Spike cross country team in warmups before a meet. Palmer has continued to influence Tivy alumni’s lives during his 38 years of coaching in Kerrville.
Every morning around 6:45 a.m., Grant Palmer begins his workday with the same routine. He parks his car outside of Hal Peterson’s gym, walks across the gym’s old floor, taking a moment to appreciate the mural of the ferocious, charging buck, and enters his office inside the Spikes’ locker room.
After the Tivy baseball team had lost to Sharyland, 4-3, in Game 3 of the Regional Semifinals, after he had played his final game with the Antlers, Brady Delgado searched for positives inside the dugout at Cabaniss Field.
CORPUS CHRISTI— Brady Delgado slowly removed his batting helmet while Sharlyand’s players rushed out of their dugout to celebrate, and trudged toward the left-field line to greet his Tivy teammates.
VICTORIA— Cole Miears slowly descended from the mound as soon as Sharyland’s Saul Soto skied a fly ball toward the middle infield. He coolly pumped his fist when the ball sailed into Tivy shortstop Walker Grimes’ glove for the game’s final out.
Stoney Rhodes frequently retreated to the batting cage in his backyard after Tivy baseball games this season, searching for a solution to his predicament.
Jeremy Hickman felt a rush of excitement as he strolled toward the podium during the Kerrville Independent School District board meeting on Monday.
When Rody Barker shared his decision with his mother, telling her that he was going to continue his baseball career at Texas A&M, Angie Barker could sense his joy.
Before Tivy senior Cameron Poole could sign her letter of intent, athletic director David Jones interrupted Monday’s ceremony at Tivy High School to share a brief story.
Brady Delgado didn’t reveal a single emotion while operating on the mound Friday night. Never once did the Tivy senior flash anything resembling a grin as he mowed down the Tigers’ lineup; never once did he venture to celebrate. He just simply maintained the same solemn expression and calmly…
Chris Moralez went through a cavalcade of emotions on Friday. The Ingram tennis coach was exhausted after spending three days at the tennis state tournament in college station. He was elated that five of his players medaled, and he was a little sad that he watched his seniors play their fina…
DRIPPING SPRINGS— Coleson Abel’s throw from centerfield in the bottom of the seventh arrived a hair too late. By the time the ball sailed into sophomore catcher Travis White’s glove, Dripping Springs’ Ty Kaatz had already touched home plate. The umpire signaled safe, and the Tigers stormed o…
Chris Russ’s natural inclination is to smile whenever he drives the team bus after road games, quietly laughing at all the shenanigans occurring behind him.
JOURDANTON — After driving in the go-ahead run in the eighth, senior right fielder Braden Jaeger planted both feet on second base, beamed at the cheering Tivy fans behind home plate and executed two fist pumps.
AUSTIN — After he was finished jumping, Tivy junior Andrew Stieler trudged toward the stands at Mike A. Myers Stadium and greeted the members of his fan club, thanking each of them for their support on Friday.
AUSTIN— Tivy junior Brooks McCoy entered Mike A. Myers stadium Friday morning with a sling wrapped around his shoulder. A few hours later, he grimaced after every leap during the Triple Jump at the Class 5A State Meet.