Squaws fall to Marion in four



The Squaws lost to Marion in four sets (25-20, 15-25, 13-25, 22-25) last week on the road. “We let our great energy from the first set get too low in the second and third sets and started making silly errors,” Jourdanton head coach Tabitha Fogle said. “The fourth set, we were point-forpoint with them until the very end and made […]

How can Longhorn fans be happy with loss?

Sports Focus

Because Texas Longhorn fans now believe they have their quarterback of the future In Jerrod Heard. Because the Longhorns played a good California Golden Bear team on Saturday that was favored and was supposed to win and played them on almost even terms. Heard sparked the team with his running and passing. Yes, missing a simple extra-point kick that would […]

Pleasanton Subvarsity football roundup



The Pleasanton JV Eagles clawed Cole 43-22 on the road last week. “They played a team effort game versus a run-oriented offense,” Pleasanton coach Jacob Waclawczyk said. “The players did a wonderful job of adjusting to the Cougars’ offense and were able to set the Eagle offense up for scoring opportunities.” The Eagles opened the scoring with a 60-yard touchdown […]

Lady Aggies sweep SA Hawkins



POTEET– The Lady Aggies swept San Antonio Hawkins (25-15, 25-16, 25-10) last week in non-district action. Poteet kicks off District 30-4A play this Friday at home against Pearsall. “I think we are ready for district,” Poteet head coach Sananda Molina said. “We have come a long ways and have overcome lots of adversity this year. It has made us a […]

Jourdanton Subvarsity football roundup



The Jourdanton JV Indians fell to Corpus Christi Flour Bluff 36-19 for their first loss of the season last week on the road. “The coaches are proud of all the players and their hard work and dedication,” Jourdanton coach Paul Kirby said. Notable players on offense were: Tyler Pearson, Phillip Guerra and Jemareon Moore. Defensive standouts were: Miguel Galindo, Clayton […]

L.E.G.S. set to host Turkey Trot



The Pleasanton Lady Eagle soccer booster club (L.E.G.S.) is preparing to host a holiday Turkey Trot Nov. 21. The event is a glow in the dark 5K run and fun walk at the Pleasanton High School track at 6 p.m. You can register on the day of the event. Entry fee is $15 for 17 and under and $20 for […]

Wilkins named to Agri-Techsan organization



Officials in Texas Tech University’s College of Agriculture Sciences and Natural Resources (CASNR) have announced Kayla Wilkins of Poteet, was named to the 2015-2016 team of Agri-Techsans, the college’s award-winning organization of student recruiters. Comprised of select undergraduates from every department in the college, this year’s Agri-Techsans are a diverse group. Elizabeth Bertrand, the college’s coordinator of student recruitment, noted […]

FFA Alumni meet every month



The Atascosa FFA Alumni is in full swing with fundraisers for scholarships to benefit the Pleasanton, Poteet and Jourdanton FFA. The group meets the last Thursday of every month at the Pleasanton Ag Shop at 6 p.m. You don’t have to be an FFA alumni to join,. They are holding a taco/drink sale next week and will be working the […]

2015 South Texas Peanut Growers Association annual tour

Atascosa AG News

The 2015 South Texas Peanut Growers Field Day and Tour will be held on Thursday September 24, 2015 in Pearsall. Registration will start at 9:00 AM at the Frio County Extension Office and the Tour will begin at 9:30 AM. Topics to be covered include: Peanut breeding lines, variety trials, insecticide trials, etc. Three (3) continuing education units (CEU’s) will […]

Atascosa County Fair Rules



The Atascosa County Fair is being held Saturday, October 3 and Sunday, October 4 at the Poteet Strawberry Festival Grounds. This year the fair will be adding a couple of new events, Goat and Chicken Roping on Saturday. Books open at 5 p.m. and the roping begins at 6. The events have a 70% payback with the cost being $5 […]


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