Century old home destroyed by fire




Homeowner Armand Martinez of Poteet had grown up in the house that was destroyed by fire early Monday morning about 2:30 a.m. The house had been used as a rental property but the owner had told the renters to move out. According to Martinez, the family had been moving out for two days. Dogs trained in searching for signs of […]

2011 Brush Country Rattler Homecoming



The Brush Country Rattler Pep Rally will be on Wednesday, September 28th at 7:30 p.m. at the Pleasanton Sports Complex. They are asking that all Alumni Rattlers attend the Pep Rally and games. Alumni will be recognized during the Rookie halftime, 2: 00 p.m. Alumni also get in free that day. Game day- Saturday, October 1st –vs- S.A. Cowboys. The […]

Trojans rally back to defeat Cotulla Cowboys




The Charlotte Trojans were able to overcome adversity at Trojan Stadium to pick up their 4th straight victory. After getting down by two touchdowns, the Trojans stormed back to pick up a thrilling 24-22 victory over the 2A Cotulla Cowboys. The streaking Trojans will take their recent success on the road Friday, as they face the Indians in the Hwy. […]

SPORTS FOCUS

Who is this Romo fellow?


Many of you who read this column with any regularity know that I’m a Dallas Cowboy fan and I’m also a Tony Romo fan. When Romo came on the scene years ago I saw something in him that I thought would make him the next great Dallas Cowboy quarterback along the lines of Troy Aikman and Roger Staubach. But after […]

Agate VB takes down Lady Hurricanes




After falling to state ranked LaVernia in their week of action, Poteet responded well Friday night against Sam Houston. The Agates were able to sweep the Lady Canes in three straight, to improve to 8-15 overall and 1-4 in district. LaVernia- Last Tuesday, September 20th Poteet traveled to LaVernia to face the # 9 state ranked Lady Bears. LaVernia’s offensive […]

Charlotte Trojans Cantu and Zuniga highlighted in big win over Cotulla




Charlotte Coach Mark Salinas said, “Our big win over Cotulla was because of a complete team effort.” When asked about RB Tyler Cantu (5-11, 195, sr.) and receiver Javier Zuniga (6-0, 180, jr.), who were two statistical leaders in that effort he responded, “Both of those individuals played bigtime games for us. Tyler’s been coming on. He’s a converted lineman […]

Area Football Standings



District 28-3A Football Team Sea. Dist. PF PA S.A. Sam Hou 5-0 1-0 251 43 Gonzales 5-0 1-0 196 40 Cuero 1-4 1-0 49 112 LaVernia 1-3 0-0 99 162 Yoakum 3 -2 0-1 69 82 Pleasanton 1- 4 0-1 126 126 Poteet 0-5 0-1 75 210 District15-2A Football Team Sea. Dist. PF PA Jourdanton 4-0 0-0 181 50 S.A. […]

Yoakum game Tickets on Sale



FB tickets for Friday night’s game in Yoakum can be purchased in the athletic department this week until noon on Friday. Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for students. All seats at the gate in Yoakum will be $ 6.

Brush Country South Texas Scoreboard



O’Conner 27, Taft 3Brandeis 34, Clark 20Lar. United 35, E.Pass 0Lake Travis 54, Dripping Springs 16Smithson Valley 30, N.B. Canyon 3McCollum 38, Boerne Champion 7Kerrville Tivy 54, Uvalde 7Edison 40, Memorial 7Kennedy 34, Burbank 27 (OT)Devine 64, Carrizo Springs 3Hondo 47, Pearsall 8Somerset 70, Lytle 20Cuero 23, Pleasanton 8Nixon-Smiley 43, Dilley 42 (2OT)Three Rivers 55, Brooks Academy 0Poth 26, Stockdale […]

Former Eagle making impact statement at Sul Ross State




Former Pleasanton Eagle (2004-2008) Robert Pyssen is leaving his mark to say the least at Sul Ross State University. From starting his college career on the line to starting as a linebacker on defense for his junior and senior seasons, Pyssen has made an impact at this DIII University. Coach Wayne Schroeder had plenty of great things to say about […]


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