10 years ago
PHS Cheerleaders seek sponsors for London trip – Pleasanton High School Cheerleaders Katie Elmer and Cassie Parker return from camp at the honor of being named UCA Varsity All-Americans. The Eagles squad received team trophies for superior squad in second place and overall camp cheer. The event took place earlier this month at Angelo State University. Plans are underway for Elmer and Parker, both seniors, to take part in the London varsity tours, December 26 through January 2. They will perform for crowds in the New Year’s Day London parade with other All Americans.
20 years ago
Getting Ready – The Pleasanton field house’s weight room was a busy place on Monday as Pleasanton high school athletes prepared for the football and volleyball seasons. At the left is state champion power lifter Erin Krampetz as she pumps iron while being assisted by Kenny Martinez. On the right is Daniel Lopez (top left) helps Hayden McCraw with the weights as fellow athletes (left to right) Mike Benitez, Jason Woods, Chris Perales, and Scott Wiggins wait their turn.
30 years ago
Plane Training – Members of the Pleasanton VFD participate in an aircraft rescue course held recently at Chase Field in Beeville.
40 years ago
Oscar Korus Elected District President – Oscar Korus president of District IV Vocational Industrial Clubs of America, has just returned from a national leadership conference in Atlanta, Georgia. The conference consisted of student craftsman computer against one another on a national level. National officers were elected and heavy debate was held on an amendment to be added to the VICA constitution. Oscar is an auto mechanic student of Pleasanton High School and is instructed by Mr. John Brymerr, the III
50 years ago
Pete Powell, pro – Pete Paul Pleasanton’s first Little Leaguer to make it to the pro ranks, was visited recently in his Brandenton, Fla. training camp by photographer Leon Zabava. Before his injury Saturday, Pete was 10th among league batting leaders.
60 years ago
Pleasanton twirler wins twirling school honors – Sandra Adams, Pleasanton High School freshman, was selected most outstanding drum major at the skyline music and twirling camp at Trinity University last week. Shirley Anderson, head Eagle drum major, was second and the Eagle majorettes also placed second in their competition to give PHS triple honors. Majorettes included Carol Krause, Tamara Yerkes, Sherry Gallagher, Barbara Jones and Francis Lewis. Duke Miller, professional twirler and drum major, and Miss Paula Welch, state twirler champion from Tucson, Ariz. judged the competition. More than 400 students were in camp.