Poteet names former Somerville coach to head football

With just over a month before the start of two-adays, Poteet has found its new head football coach. The Poteet school board approved the hiring of Darby House at its meeting June 18. House, 28, spent last season as head football coach at Class 2A Somerville. “It’s a bigger school. There’s more kids, and that allows me to do some […]

Jourdanton Little League Major Baseball All-Stars winning season

D’Hanis win could mean Hondo game on Thursday

The Jourdanton Major Baseball All-Stars brought home a win against every team this season except for D’Hanis on June 18. This talented team of athletes take on D’Hanis in Devine again on Tuesday, June 27 at 6:00 p.m. If the teams win against D’Hanis they will play Hondo Thursday in Devine at 7:00. SEASON WINS: June 16th beat Pearsall 14-0, […]

See you later, Atascosa County

I’ve never been a fan of the word “goodbye.” I’ve always preferred “see you later,” in part because it sounds less final. And usually it’s true. Often times I will see you later. And I hope that’s the case for you, Atascosa County. My last day at the Pleasanton Express was Friday. I am now covering sports for the Abilene […]


Jourdanton Little League Major All-Stars praying for a win.

Kid Fish is tomorrow

Pleasanton Parks & Rec will host Kid Fish, Thursday, June 28 at 9 a.m. at the Pleasanton River Park. Tents will be set up by the volleyball courts where small fishing demonstrations will take place. Ten loaner fishing poles and bait will be provided while supplies last. Snacks will also be served. The Pleasanton Express will donate a child’s fishing […]


Pleasanton ISD held their Basketball Camp on June 14 at the PAC. The camp was open to students of all ages.

Pleasanton 7-on-7 team suffers loss

ROCKPORT—Pleasanton fell excruciatingly short of a return trip to the 7-on-7 state tournament. Goliad topped the Eagles 34-27 at the Rockport-Fulton state qualifying tournament Saturday, clinching a state bid while keeping Pleasanton on the outside. The Tigers added a touchdown as time expired— no extra point was attempted—after clinging to a one-point lead. Pleasanton had a score called back on […]

Bailey Lopez uses Express athletic scholarship to continue nursing goal

Bailey Lopez was the 2018 recipient of the Pleasanton Express athletic scholarship, and she is putting the money to good use. Lopez, a recent graduate of Pleasanton High School, is working toward her LVN at Coastal Bend College, and she’s not stopping there. After she completes the LVN program in June 2019, Lopez said she will study for her RN, […]

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Atascosa SWCD holds 51st awards program

Atascosa County Soil and Water Conservation District #307 held its 51st annual awards prgram on June 14 at Poteet VFW Hall. Michael Korus was master of ceremonies for the event. Pledge of Allegiance was given by Jesse Pawelek and Pat West delivered the invocation. Dinner was catered by Larry’s Catering. Brett Slomchinski Conservation Farmer Award Brett Slomchinski grew up and […]