Rockcrushers Varsity Boys Team Takes 2nd Place at Sabinal Tournament

posted Dec 12, 2017, 11:32 AM by Joe Cordova   [ updated Dec 12, 2017, 11:32 AM ]

Congratulations to the Varsity Boys Basketball team who took second place in the Sabinal Tournament. The Crushers played very well in the three day round robin tournament. In the first day  the boys defeated the Cowboys of D'Hanis in a close game 54 - 50. The boys rested an hour before taking on the Yellow Jacks but were very successful with a victory over Sabinal 64 - 48. In the second day of the tournament the played against Natalia in a very close game but came out on top with a win 49 - 47. On the third day the boys lost to a strong Eagle Pass JV team 86 - 73. Ryan Cox was selection as All-Tourney. Great job to our Varsity Boys.

Archery Team Compete At Buffalo Invitational

posted Dec 11, 2017, 9:25 AM by Joe Cordova   [ updated Dec 11, 2017, 9:54 AM ]

The Knippa Archery Team competed at the Buffalo Invitational and had a great first meet. Overall Knippa placed 3rd as a team. In each of the Individual categories, Knippa was led by an 8th place finish by Atlee McGuire, a 6th place finish by Isaac Andres, a 5th place finish by Carson Hiebert, and a 3rd place finish by Lizandra Figueroa Silva. Mr. Hancock is extremely proud of such a classy showing from the entire team. We look forward to our next competition as we try to qualify for state.


2017 Elementary UIL Academics Meet

posted Dec 11, 2017, 8:44 AM by Joe Cordova   [ updated Dec 11, 2017, 8:46 AM ]

Congratulations to the Elementary UIL Team , they  placed 1st at the district meet held in Knippa on Thursday. The team scored 877.5 points defeating D'Hanis by 360.5 points. The individual Elementary UIL awards will be announced and awarded Thursday Morning.

Congratulations to the Junior High UIL team for placing 1st at the District UIL meet held in Leakey on Friday, it was a very close meet with Knippa pulling ahead at end. Knippa had 499.25 points while Nueces Canyon had 485 points. Knippa won the meet by 14 points. The individual awards will be announced and handed out on Thursday.


-- Lee Neel

2017 SWTJC Basketball Tournament

posted Dec 7, 2017, 7:06 AM by Joe Cordova   [ updated Dec 7, 2017, 8:26 AM ]

Congratulations to both Varsity Girls and Boys basketball teams on their outstanding performance in this year’s Annual SWTJC basketball tournament. On Friday December 2 our Lady Crushers defeated Sabinal with a score of 45 - 25. The Varsity boys won their first game of the tournament as well against the Sabinal Yellow Jackets with a score of 26 – 20. Both teams advanced to their second game later that evening against Utopia. Once again our athletics were successful in the second round of the day. The Girls defeated the Lady Buff of Utopia with a score of 47 – 31 and the boys over the Buffs 51 to 44. Both teams advanced to the Championship games that were played Saturday evening. In the first championship game our Lady Crushers fall short of a victory against a strong Nueces Canyon team 16 – 45. Victoria Davis was named All-Tourney. In the second championship game our varsity boys also put up a great fight but lost to the Bracket Tigers 59 – 46. Ryan Cox was also named All-Tourney. Great job to all our basketball players on their hard work on the court.
Victoria Davis - All - Tourney
Varsity Girls - 2nd Place
Victoria Davis - All - Tourney
Varsity Boys - 2nd Place

Knippa FFA Compete At District LDE Competition

posted Nov 27, 2017, 12:21 PM by Joe Cordova   [ updated Nov 27, 2017, 12:54 PM ]

Congratulations to the Knippa FFA Members who competed at the District LDE Competition. Adam Andres, Diego Esquivel, Emely Huerta, and Makayla Schawe placed fourth in Senior Quiz; Gabby Menchaca placed third in Job Interview; and Emely Huerta advanced to Area by placing first in Senior Creed. I couldn't be happier of these results and cannot wait to see how we do at the Area Competition. - Mr. Hancock

Lady Crushers Basketball Team Played Well Over The Holiday

posted Nov 27, 2017, 11:53 AM by Joe Cordova   [ updated Nov 27, 2017, 11:57 AM ]

The Lady Crushers put together 4 wins out of 7 games during the Thanksgiving Holiday. They took 4th place in the Cole tournament with Knippa being the only 1A school playing 4A - 6A schools. In the Cole tournament the girls played against Devine, Cole, Edison, Harlandale and Southwest Legacy. Victoria Davis got all tournament team honors. The girls also defeated Sabinal with a score of 53 - 27 and San Antonio FEAST 47 - 42. The Lady Crusher will be back on the court as they host Comstock Nov. 28 at the Vulcan Center.

Veterans Day Ceremony

posted Nov 13, 2017, 10:37 AM by Joe Cordova   [ updated Nov 14, 2017, 8:22 AM ]

On November 9, 2017 Knippa School held it's Veterans Day Assembly in the Vulcan Gym. Parents & Relative Veterans were recognized during the ceremony for their service to our country. The Uvalde Boy Scouts Troop 277 represented the colors of our American flag. Knippa Student Council did a great job putting the ceremony together for this years guest veterans. We would like to thank everyone who contributed to last weeks Veterans Day event which was a great success.

Basketball Season Kicks Off

posted Nov 13, 2017, 8:12 AM by Joe Cordova   [ updated Nov 14, 2017, 8:11 AM ]

Knippa Basketball Season has kicked off to a good start. On November 8 our Varsity Lady Crusher defeated San Antonio Fox Tech 54 - 26. November 11 the girls got their second win of the season against Dilley 45 - 42. The Varsity boys scrimmage San Antonio Stacey and also played Dilley this passed Saturday but fell short of a victory 61 - 31. Go Crushers!!! For basketball information and game dates please visit the Basketball Athletics at:

Volleyball Area Playoff Game

posted Nov 9, 2017, 8:37 AM by Joe Cordova   [ updated Nov 14, 2017, 8:09 AM ]

On Thursday November 2, 2017 the Varsity Lady Crushers traveled to Luling to play their Area match against Round Top - Carmine. The girls put up a tough fight to a top ranked team, playing five sets. The girls lose in 5 sets.

- RTC 18 - 25
MATCH 2 - RTC 14 - 25
MATCH 3 - KNIPPA 25 - 22
MATCH 4 - KNIPPA 25 - 23
MATCH 5 - RTC 15 - 8

Hailey: 9 kills, 23 assist, 1 ace, 8 digs
Camryn: 12 kills, 6 aces, 3 blocks, 17 digs
Avery: 7 kills, 1 block, 19 digs
Amber: 6 kills, 2 aces, 6 digs
Candace: 1 ace, 17 digs
Nikki: 1 kill, 1 ace, 17 digs
Rylee: 10 digs
Sarah: 11 digs
Kaylin 11 digs

The volleyball girls had a great season only allowing only 6 teams to beat them all season. The Lady Crushers ended their season with an 18 - 12 overall record. Coach Willis is extremely proud of our volleyball girls. Their season was exciting, way to be a Lady Crusher!

Coach Willis / Coach O

Lady Crushers Win Bi-District Playoff Game

posted Oct 31, 2017, 7:10 AM by Joe Cordova   [ updated Nov 14, 2017, 8:06 AM ]

Congratulations to our Lady Crushers on their Bi-District Playoff win against Medina last night. The Ladies won in 3 sets. MATCH 1 - 26 to 24 MATCH 2 - 25-20 MATCH 3 - 25-18.

Hailey 5 kills, 17 assist, 6 digs.
Camryn 14 kills, 2 aces, 7 blocks, 6 digs.
Avery 7 kills, 3 assist, 2 aces, 4 blocks, 9 digs.
Candace 1 ace, 7 digs.

Nikki 2 kills, 2 aces, 1 block, 6 digs.
Sarah 9 digs.
Kaylin 2 digs
Madison 1 dig

Sabrina 3 digs

Thanks to all who came to support the girls. Please visit our Facebook page and district website for information on the next match against Round Top - Carmine.

Coach Willis,

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