Jessica covers high school, college and professional sports in the San Antonio area.
SAN ANTONIO – As esports – competitive multiplayer online gaming – continue to gain in popularity, local high schools and colleges have been adopting club and varsity programs, including St. Mary’s University. The inaugural season begins this fall, becoming the school’s 12th varsity sport.
BY BRIAN GOSSETMAY 29, 2020 05:15 PM , UPDATED MAY 30, 2020 03:57 PM
After winning the inaugural state championship in December, the Esports team at Colleyville Heritage made it a clean sweep during the 2019-20 school year with a second state title on Thursday.
The Panthers made it back-to-back titles in the League of Legends with a 2-1 win over Allen. Garland Naaman Forest won the Rocket League championship.
By Madison Iszler Updated 4:53 pm CST, Saturday, February 23, 2019
Gamers soon could duke it out in video-game tournaments splashed across huge screens at Port San Antonio, while enthusiasts race drones and maneuver robots through obstacle courses.