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Charlotte’s district tiebreaker, more Friday basketball

By sports@pleasantonexpress.com | February 07, 2019

In the last Friday of the basketball regular season, Charlotte’s girls team plays a tiebreaker for the District 2A-28 title in Devine. Charlotte’s boys play their last home game. McMullen County’s girls basketball game against Falls City was canceled. Poteet’s last game of the season is on the road.

Senior Night games and more Friday night hoops

By sports@pleasantonexpress.com | January 31, 2019

With basketball’s regular season entering its final stretch, Pleasanton, Jourdanton and Poteet and senior night events. A win by Pleasanton’s boys team against Gonzales would keep Poteet alive in the playoff race. Jourdanton’s boys basketball team would clinch at least a top-three spot in District 3A-30.

A marathon milestone setting up for bigger ones

By sports@pleasantonexpress.com | January 30, 2019

Slipping on my Black Panther long-sleeved shirt and heading into the cold, foggy morning, I was set the drive up the Waco streets to my 10th marathon, the Miracle Match Marathon, supporting the National Marrow Donor Registry. The 55 minutes before the race started evaporated amid my few tasks before warming up. I stretched a little and ran out to […]

Tuesday night hoops

By sports@pleasantonexpress.com | January 29, 2019

Four of the five area schools are hitting the hardwood this Tuesday, with Jourdanton and McMullen County at home. Jourdanton’s girls basketball team can clinch the District 3A-30 title with a win.

Friday night hoops

By sports@pleasantonexpress.com | January 25, 2019

Some interesting basketball games will be going down in Atascosa County tonight, with Poteet and Charlotte playing at home. Jourdanton plays a relatively close away game at Lytle that gives its boys team a major challenge against the 21st-ranked Pirates. Charlotte’s girls will try to get a season sweep over Sabinal after a close one earlier this month. Poteet’s boys […]

Tuesday Night Hoops

By sports@pleasantonexpress.com | January 21, 2019

The schedule for Tuesday night action this week includes three home games, including Pleasanton facing Poteet at home. Jourdanton and McMullen County are also playing at home.

Friday night hoops

By sports@pleasantonexpress.com | January 18, 2019

Plenty of hoops action tonight with Jourdanton and Charlotte playing at home. Poteet is off this week. For Pleasanton, Jourdanton and Charlotte, girls games tip off at 6:15 p.m., with the boys games following. McMullen County’s girls game starts at 5 p.m., with the boys afterwards.

Pleasanton girls powerlifting first meet

By sports@pleasantonexpress.com | January 17, 2019

Pleasanton’s girls powerlifting team placed fourth out of 14 teams in its first meet in San Antonio on Jan. 10. Brianna Ortiz earned a first place finish with a total poundage of 640 (275 on squat, 130 on bench press and 235 on deadlift). Illeana Bosquez was second place in her class with a total of 850 pounds (315 pounds […]

Sports Maven: NFL playoffs are no time for conservative coaching

By sports@pleasantonexpress.com | January 16, 2019

The NFL playoffs are the time when legacies are made and broken. These games show the vast space between the fortune of Tom Brady and that of Philip Rivers. Unlike some quarterbacks, Rivers falls to the earth as a good, but not great player while still taking his chances throwing the ball downfield. Rivers only completed 25 of his 51 […]

Pleasanton eighth grade boys basketball wins at Gonzales

By sports@pleasantonexpress.com | January 16, 2019

The Pleasanton eighth grade boys basketball A-team beat Navarro 65-19. The Eagles grabbed a 25-0 lead by the end of the first quarter. “The Eagles defense stilfled the Panthers offense and limited them to a handful of second-chance shots,” said Pleasanton coach Stephen Barron. R.J. Marquez scored 20  points. Jake Casias scored 13 points. Jayce Krauskopf had 10 points. Layne […]