Klumb decorated



Air National Guard Lt. Col. Jason Klumb has been decorated with the Defense Meritorious Service Medal. The medal is awarded to individuals for non-combat meritorious achievement or service that is incontestably exceptional and of a magnitude that clearly places them above their peers. Recipients are assigned to or have served with numerous joint activities in the Department of Defense, joint […]

Medina Co. Quilters to meet



Come join the Medina County Quilters Guild for refreshments, Wednesday, May 7, from 9:30-10 a.m., There will also be a business meeting from 10 a.m. –11 a.m., show and tell (members and guests show their quilting projects) and a short program plus quilt block exchange. A covered dish luncheon will follow the meeting. Come join the fun and be a […]

Eagle battles gusty winds at state tourney

Senior James Sandoval shoots 162 in two-day event in Bastrop


BASTROP– One year ago, Pleasanton’s James Sandoval battled 40 degree temperatures, along with drizzle and gusty winds to prevail as the Class 3A state golf champ. Leave it to Texas weather one year later the same event yields temps in the 80s with gusts up to 25 miles per hour. In the end, Sandoval left everything on the course as […]

Area student-athletes compete at regional meets

Four Brush Country competitors move on to state meet in Austin next week


KINGSVILLE– Pleasanton’s Cassie Leal and Mc- Mullen County’s Heather Gillen earned a spot in the state meet after convincing performances last week at the Region IV track meet. Leal qualified in the 300-meter hurdles after being crowned Class 3A Region IV champ with a winning time of 45.17 (45.43 prelims). Pleasanton’s Jordyn Olle also competed in the 300-meter hurdles and […]

Area student-athletes compete at regional meets




CONVERSE– Two student-athletes with represent Jourdanton at the state track meet after competing in the Class 2A Region IV track meet last week. Kaitlin Hindes placed second in the 3,200-meter run to earn a spot at state while finishing fifth in the 1,600-meter run. Senior Enrique Lugo threw 141’8” in the discus to place second and is headed to state. […]

Trojans hold Sabinal 8-0 in finale, set for playoffs




CHARLOTTE- The Trojans finished out District 30-1A play with a 8-0 victory over Sabinal last week at home. “Friday’s game was a good all around win for us,” head coach Will Gates said. Charlotte came out on fire in the first inning and the Trojans sent four runners flying past home base to gain a 4-0 lead over the Yellowjackets. […]

Just For Kicks

Traveling offers many experiences for fanatics

Fortunately with my job I am able to cover various sporting events. And sometimes that leads to regional events, or even state contests. Well last week I traveled to Kingsville for the Class 3A and 1ADII regional track meet to cover Pleasanton, Poteet and McMullen County student-athletes. The drive to Kingsville from anywhere really isn’t fun, but since the meet […]

Sports Focus

In-state rivalry affects both Spurs, Mavs fans

A fter watching the San Antonio Spurs and Dallas Mavericks battle to the wire Monday night all you can do now is – take a deep breath and hope the basketball gods smile on the Silver and Black in the remaining three games. At this point in the best 4 of 7 series it looks like the Spurs have awakened […]

Squaws blow past Palacios in playoffs




PALACIOS– The Squaws pummeled Palacios 14-2 in game two, which earned Jourdanton an area round berth last week. Jourdanton’s solid offense performance allowed them to nail 18 hits throughout the match to easily overcome the Sharkettes. Jessica Vrana took over the mound for the Squaws and walked away with the win while Sheyanne Luckman stepped in later to earn the […]

Tribe falls to Natalia on diamond




The Indians rounded out district with an 8-6 loss to Natalia last week at home. Jourdanton started the game on a lull and had a difficult time shutting down the Mustangs’ offense. At the end of the first inning, the Indians trailed 3-0. In the second inning, Jourdanton upped the quality of its batting and managed to send four runners […]


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