Aggies fall in season opener on diamond




Poteet dropped its season opener to Pearsall 11-8 at home on the diamond last week. The Aggies suffered nine errors in the matchup, but battled the Mavericks to stay in the game. “I was happy to see the players kept fighting throughout the game,” Poteet head coach Bart Oropeza said. “Even after committing nine errors we were still in the […]

Jourdanton tennis teams kick off season at SA Edison tournament




The Jourdanton tennis teams kicked off their 2014 campaign at the Edison Tournament last week in San Antonio. “The competition was tough as always when you travel to the San Antonio tourneys, but it’s good for our kids to play tough competition to prepare for district,” Jourdanton head coach Debbie Brashear said. “We had several make it to the main […]

Jourdanton’s hoops season ends after bi-district defeat




CORPUS CHRISTI– The Squaws’ playoff run was cut short last week after Bloomington prevailed 49-33 in the bi-district round last week. Jourdanton kept with the Lady Cats in the first half while only trailing by two (23-21) at halftime. The Squaws took a 13-10 lead after the opening quarter.“ I thought we played well for about two quarters,” Jourdanton head […]

Lady Eagles clipped by Boerne

Pleasanton falls in first round


SAN ANTONIO– The Lady Eagles were overpowered 94- 18 in the Class 3A Bi-District round of playoffs against Boerne on Feb. 11. “This game was a hard game from beginning to end,” Pleasanton head coach Katy Palacios said. Pleasanton started the game on a scoring lull and struggled to find the net throughout the first quarter. The Greyhounds capitalized on […]

Just For Kicks

Tournament fails to show appreciation for players

I generally don’t like to solely write about one particular school in my column, but this is an exception. The Pleasanton Lady Eagles returned from the annual Victoria Crossroads softball tournament last week with an overall mark of 3-3. Well that isn’t the reason I’m writing because it’s how Victoria ISD managed the event. For the second year in a […]

Lady Eagles finish 3-3 in Victoria softball tourney




The Lady Eagles finished 3-3 after competing in the Victoria ISD softball tournament Feb. 13-15. Pleasanton faced a variety of schools ranging from the Class 1A level to 4A. “The girls did things well and had a lot of success,” Pleasanton head coach Ronda Savage said. The Lady Eagles opened up the tournament on fire against Victoria West on Feb. […]

Three Eagles selected to All-State grid teams




Three Pleasanton football players were selected to the Class 3A 2013 Texas Sports Writers Association All-State football team on Feb. 12. “All three of these young men have worked very hard,” Pleasanton head coach Tab Dumont said. “It is nice to see them being rewarded for their outstanding efforts this past football season.” 3rd Team Offensive Guard- Crockety Mokry (Jr. […]

Cowboys scramble after first-half mistakes in loss




The Cowboys couldn’t overcome an 11-point firsthalf deficit in a 61-52 loss to San Isidro last week at home. “We came out really flat,” McMullen County head coach Tracy Dawson said. McMullen County stumbled early against the Tigers and couldn’t seem to create numerous scoring opportunities. After struggling to put some points on the board in an intense first quarter, […]

Eagles triumphant vs. SA Hawkins in district




Pleasanton defeated San Antonio Hawkins 74-66 after four Eagles finished in double figures last week at home. “I thought it was really important for our team to go into the playoffs with a win,” Pleasanton head coach Lance Cain said. “I always knew we had multiple players able to score we just had to put it together for a night.” […]

Sports Focus

When did they change the NBA All- Star game?

When you watch the San Antonio Spurs play basketball in the NBA you realize how important defense is to winning games. Simply put, the teams that don’t play good defense, or team basketball don’t win championships. And that’s why I turned off Sunday’s NBA All-Star game early after seeing Tony Parker play the few minutes he played and I was […]


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