Serrata, Taylor named to TGCA all-state team

Stephen Garcia Sports Editor A pair of McMullen County track and field athletes were recently named all-state by the Texas Girls Coaches Association. Juniors Makinna Serrata and Hallie Taylor were each selected to the TGCA all-state team following trips to the University Interscholastic League State Track and Field Championships in Austin. Serrata won a pair of silver medals at the […]

Gonzales selected to All-Star Game

Stephen Garcia Sports Editor Recent Pleasanton graduate Tyler Gonzales will participate in a local all-star game for a second consecutive year. Gonzales was selected to play in the Texas Select All- Star Showcase on June 17 at Nelson Wolff Municipal Stadium in San Antonio. Gonzales was a true utility player for the Eagles last season, playing multiple positions, including third […]

I don’t much care for Kevin Durant


Unlike Lil B, I cannot forgive Kevin Durant. While the Bay Area rapper lifted his “curse” last summer when Durant signed with the hometown Golden State Warriors, I have no reason to let him off the hook. In fact, after this year’s NBA Finals, I have even more reason to hate The Slim Reaper. With one move, Durant single-handedly removed […]

Eagles 7-on-7 headed to State

Stephen Garcia Sports Editor The Pleasanton 7-on-7 football team qualified for state after going undefeated this weekend at the Rockport-Fulton tournament. The Eagles went 5-0 on Saturday, advancing to the Division II state tournament along with Goliad. Pleasanton won a coin toss with the Tigers to determine the champion. The Eagles punched their ticket to state with a comeback victory […]

Area coaches show support for Somerset AD

Stephen Garcia Sports Editor Although they may sometimes be opponents on the field of play, local schools recently came together in support of a fellow coach in need. Coaching staffs from the area—including Pleasanton, Jourdanton and Poteet—made donations to the family of Somerset athletic director Johan Dinkelmann, who suffered two strokes in late April. Some coaches visited Dinkelmann in the […]


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