Flashbacks 11/27/19Free Access

Flashbacks

Mackenzie Pilgrim

Pleasanton Intern

 

10 years ago

Pleasanton senior post Caitlin Jandt (right) strips the ball from a Carrizo Springs guard early in the first half of action during the Pleasanton varsity girls basketball tournament. Becca Flores (21) prepares to set the screen on the steal.

 

20 years ago

Former PHS coach is war hero- Left: Robert Sykes as a machine gunner on a B-24 Bomber during the invasion of France and Germany. Right: Robert Sykes at his home in Thibodaux, La. recalls his experiences during World War Ⅱ

EDITORS NOTES: In 1954, Robert Sykes came to Pleasanton as an assistant high school coach along with new head coach Kelly Horn. Both came from Louisiana and coached several years at PHS. When Horne left, Sykes took over as head coach and coached many athletes who still live in and around Atascosa County. Some of those are Frank “Butch” Tudyk, Bubba Wehman, Barry Poth, Richard Porter, Joe Segura, Anthony Palmer, Raul Murillo, Thurnman  Mitchell, Clarence “Sonny” Sralla and Margarito “Maggie” Rodriguez. 

 

30 years ago

This is a good one- Kenny Everett of Pleasanton, a 5th grader in the Pleasanton schools, posed proudly with this fine buck he killed last week. Everett shot the 8-point buck from a blind 80 yards away on lease near Coughran, Texas. He used a 22-250. The antler spread measured 21 inches wide and the buck field dressed 120½ pounds.

 

40 years ago

Rhonda Pilgrim, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jim Pilgrim, formerly of Pleasanton, is pictured as Shirley Temple in a talent contest at Bee County College. She placed 1st runner-up in the Miss Bee County College Beauty Pageant and also won the title of Miss Congeniality. Rhonda attended Pleasanton High School before transferring to Three Rivers when her parents moved to Whitsett. She is active in college, serving as a member of the Press Club and photographer for the school paper, treasurer in two clubs, and a senator in the Student Government Association.

 

50 years ago

The Jourdanton Indian Band… recently won a Ⅰ in inspection and a Ⅱ in marching.

 

60 years ago

Reserve Grand Champion- Kenneth Hoffman, Poteet, (center) took runner-up honors with a crate of radishes at the recent 8th annual South Texas Vegetable Day in San Antonio. Aubrey N. Kline (left) representing Pearl Brewing Co. of San Antonio paid $425 in the auction. Holding the Reserve Grand Champion is George Wilke Jr., also of Pearl.

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