James Wangemann

Assistant sports editor

James Wangemann is an assistant sports editor at the Austin American-Statesman.

Latest from James Wangemann

Top single-game performances in area high school football
 TOP PERFORMERS The top regular-season performances in area high school football this season. Submit additions or corrections to James Wangemann (jwangemann@statesman.com;512-445-3659). LONGEST TD PASS Yds.;Players (Team);Opponent 99;Ace Whitehead to Brandon Pierino (Lampasas);Lorena 94:Ryan Gardner to Andre Jones (Taylor);Robinson 93;Courtney...

Posted: 6 days ago

TOP PERFORMERS The top regular-season performances in area high school football this season. Submit additions or corrections to James Wangemann (jwangemann@statesman.com;512-445-3659). LONGEST TD PASS Yds.;Players (Team);Opponent 99;Ace Whitehead to Brandon Pierino (Lampasas);Lorena 94:Ryan Gardner to Andre Jones (Taylor);Robinson 93;Courtney...
Longhorns blank North Texas in NCAA tournament opener
 It took all of 82 minutes for Texas’ soccer team to put away North Texas in an August match. On Friday night in a rematch
            in the NCAA tournament, the Longhorns needed less than a half to get the job done. After scoring the game-winner in the first meeting this season between the teams, Texas sophomore forward Cyera Hintzen...

Posted: 9 days ago

It took all of 82 minutes for Texas’ soccer team to put away North Texas in an August match. On Friday night in a rematch in the NCAA tournament, the Longhorns needed less than a half to get the job done. After scoring the game-winner in the first meeting this season between the teams, Texas sophomore forward Cyera Hintzen...
Cedar Park band marches off with Class 5A state championship
  The Rouse drum line marches during the Raiders’ football game against Connally on Oct. 20. Rouse’s band competed at the Class
               5A state marching contest on Wednesday in San Antonio, finishing ninth. Cedar Park’s marching band won the Class 5A championship.
               CREDIT: John Gutierrez/For American...

Posted: 9 days ago

The Rouse drum line marches during the Raiders’ football game against Connally on Oct. 20. Rouse’s band competed at the Class 5A state marching contest on Wednesday in San Antonio, finishing ninth. Cedar Park’s marching band won the Class 5A championship. CREDIT: John Gutierrez/For American...
Austin-area football: receiving leaders
  Georgetown receiver Caden Leggett scores a touchdown against Hays earlier this season. CREDIT: Stephen Spillman/For American-Statesman As the high school football season hits Week 8, here’s a look at the statistical leaders in the Austin area for receiving. Totals were compiled from game stats supplied each week by area coaches or...

Posted: 30 days ago

Georgetown receiver Caden Leggett scores a touchdown against Hays earlier this season. CREDIT: Stephen Spillman/For American-Statesman As the high school football season hits Week 8, here’s a look at the statistical leaders in the Austin area for receiving. Totals were compiled from game stats supplied each week by area coaches or...
Austin-area football: rushing leaders
  Del Valle running back Alfred Grear (20) has topped 1,000 yards this season. CREDIT: Stephen Spillman/ For American-Statesman   As the high school football season heads into the closing stretch of the regular season, here’s a look at the statistical
            leaders in the Austin area for rushing. Totals are compiled from game...

6:16 AM Friday, Oct. 20, 2017

Del Valle running back Alfred Grear (20) has topped 1,000 yards this season. CREDIT: Stephen Spillman/ For American-Statesman   As the high school football season heads into the closing stretch of the regular season, here’s a look at the statistical leaders in the Austin area for rushing. Totals are compiled from game...
Austin-area football: passing leaders
  Lake Travis quarterback Matthew Baldwin has thrown 25 touchdown passes this season, the most among Class 6A quarterbacks in
               the Austin area. CREDIT: John Gutierrez/ For American-Statesman As the high school football season heads into the closing stretch of the regular season, here’s a look at the statistical
       ...

5:46 AM Friday, Oct. 20, 2017

Lake Travis quarterback Matthew Baldwin has thrown 25 touchdown passes this season, the most among Class 6A quarterbacks in the Austin area. CREDIT: John Gutierrez/ For American-Statesman As the high school football season heads into the closing stretch of the regular season, here’s a look at the statistical ...
High school football: Our Fab Fives
 FOOTBALL FAB FIVES CLASS 6A Team;W-L;Pts. 1. Westlake;7-0;15 Chaparrals take well-deserved break after snapping losing streak against Lake Travis. 2. Cedar Ridge;6-1;12 Raiders have averaged 50.3 PPG in victories over Hendrickson, McNeil, Stony Point. 3. Lake Travis;4-2;7 Cavaliers last lost three games in a season in 2006, year before first...

8:15 PM Monday, Oct. 16, 2017

FOOTBALL FAB FIVES CLASS 6A Team;W-L;Pts. 1. Westlake;7-0;15 Chaparrals take well-deserved break after snapping losing streak against Lake Travis. 2. Cedar Ridge;6-1;12 Raiders have averaged 50.3 PPG in victories over Hendrickson, McNeil, Stony Point. 3. Lake Travis;4-2;7 Cavaliers last lost three games in a season in 2006, year before first...
Austin-area football: statistical leaders
 Georgetown’s Cooper Bell (14) throws a pass against Hutto during a District 19-5A game last month. Bell ranks among the area’s
               top passers in Class 5A this season. (CREDIT: Stephen Spillman/For American-Statesman) As the high school football season slides past the halfway point, here’s a look at the statistical...

1:04 PM Friday, Oct. 13, 2017

Georgetown’s Cooper Bell (14) throws a pass against Hutto during a District 19-5A game last month. Bell ranks among the area’s top passers in Class 5A this season. (CREDIT: Stephen Spillman/For American-Statesman) As the high school football season slides past the halfway point, here’s a look at the statistical...
High school football: Our Fab Fives
 FOOTBALL FAB FIVES CLASS 6A Team;W-L;Pts. 1. Westlake;4-0;15 In past three games, state-ranked Chaparrals have allowed total of 17 points. 2. Lake Travis;3-1;12 Cavaliers re-discovered defense in their 48-0 shutout of Hendrickson. 3. Cedar Ridge;3-1;8 Faces 13-6A rival Hendrickson after topping state-ranked Temple 21-14. 3. Del Valle;4-0...

6:33 PM Monday, Sep. 25, 2017

FOOTBALL FAB FIVES CLASS 6A Team;W-L;Pts. 1. Westlake;4-0;15 In past three games, state-ranked Chaparrals have allowed total of 17 points. 2. Lake Travis;3-1;12 Cavaliers re-discovered defense in their 48-0 shutout of Hendrickson. 3. Cedar Ridge;3-1;8 Faces 13-6A rival Hendrickson after topping state-ranked Temple 21-14. 3. Del Valle;4-0...
Westlake’s Luther falls short of 200 butterfly final at worlds
  A 17-year-old swam in the women’s 200-meter butterfly final at the world championships on Thursday, but it wasn’t Westlake
            senior-to-be Dakota Luther, who’s pictured above. Japan’s Suzuka Hasegawa, who will turn 18 in January, finished sixth in the race, held inside Danube Arena in Budapest, Hungary.
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4:58 PM Thursday, Jul. 27, 2017

A 17-year-old swam in the women’s 200-meter butterfly final at the world championships on Thursday, but it wasn’t Westlake senior-to-be Dakota Luther, who’s pictured above. Japan’s Suzuka Hasegawa, who will turn 18 in January, finished sixth in the race, held inside Danube Arena in Budapest, Hungary. ...
A major-league milestone for St. Michael’s
  St. Michael’s celebrated a baseball milestone Thursday night when Red Sox reliever Kyle Martin made his major-league debut. With his scoreless inning during 
            an 8-6 loss to visiting Toronto, Martin became the first Crusader to appear in a big-league game, St. Michael’s baseball coach Calvin Schiraldi said Friday....

10:25 PM Friday, Jul. 21, 2017

St. Michael’s celebrated a baseball milestone Thursday night when Red Sox reliever Kyle Martin made his major-league debut. With his scoreless inning during an 8-6 loss to visiting Toronto, Martin became the first Crusader to appear in a big-league game, St. Michael’s baseball coach Calvin Schiraldi said Friday....