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Founder/Managing Editor

Michael A. De Leon

IMG_2396Michael brings extensive online media experience to Texas Redzone Report. He has a long history in journalism, sports and online media. He is the CEO/Founder of the Project Spurs Network.

Michael founded Project Spurs in 2004, which was named the Best San Antonio Spurs blog by Deadspin. Since then he has helped develop the site and expanded it into a full network.

Michael has been interviewed by the BBC, SportTalk Europe, the Sports Reporters Radio Show, ESPN Radio, Fox Sports Radio, and Memphis Sport Live among others. He has spoken at several new media conferences and was a panelist, host and producer of the News 4 San Antonio Sports Round Table.

He is a credentialed member of the media for the NBA, FIBA, San Antonio Spurs and Austin Spurs. He is also a contributor to Sheridan Hoops, Cox Sports, and formerly News4WOAI.com and KABB Fox 29. He has served as a ghostwriter for articles featured on the Washington Post, NBC, CBS and ESPN.

In 2009, Michael was one of several key San Antonio natives invited to become part of the San Antonio Express-News City Brights section of luminaries. He has also held the position of Sports Editor and NBA Editor for the Most Valuable Network and the Bloguin Sports Network and has served as Managing Editor covering high school football.

He studied journalism at San Antonio College before earning his start in sportswriting at La Prensa de San Antonio bilingual newspaper in San Antonio.

Senior Editors

Tony Blalock
Tony has over 30 years of experience in sports media covering all levels of sports from high school to professional, from six-man football to Astros baseball. Tony has a true passion for covering high school football, having averaged covering 78 games a year over the last 5 years. Tony is  just at home covering a six-man football game as an MLB game.

Robby Chavez

Reporters

Scott Hansen
Derek Ray Johnson
Justin Aaron

Photographers

Antony Blalock
Samuel De Leon
Casey Chancellor
Frank C. De Leon
Tony Parra
Cary Ratliff
TexPix Photography

Former Writing Staff

Jeff Cerda
Keff Ciardello
John Diaz
Zach Graham
Nick Harris
John Hillman
Charles Keaton
Jacob Murphy
Daniel Ormsby
Tate Peterson