About Sam Fowler

Sam is the Sports Editor for the Pleasanton Express. He brings nearly seven years of sports media experience. He is a 2017 graduate of Angelo State University, where he played three years as the punter for the Rams.

HISTORY MADE: Eagles nab first regional golf title

By Sam Fowler | April 22, 2021

The Pleasanton golf teams will be well-represented at the state golf tournament in May. The Eagles made history by winning the Region IV-4A title for the first time on Thursday, April 22, at Colony Creek Golf Club in Victoria. The team of Travis Garcia, Donald Foster, Matt Garcia, Jake Casias and Brady Stevens shot a two-day score of 650 (321-329) […]

Gillespie, Eagles explode in fourth for 20th win

By Sam Fowler | April 16, 2021

The Pleasanton Eagles were explosive in the fourth inning to pick up their 20th win of the season. Pleasanton (20-6, 3-0) beat Devine 11-1 in five innings on Friday, April 16. The Eagles scored 10 runs in the fourth inning to break a 1-1 tie. Diego Luna drove in the go-ahead run on an RBI single. It’s the first time […]

Eagles take third at area meet

By Sam Fowler | April 15, 2021

WIMBERLEY — The Pleasanton Eagles put together a strong showing at the District 27/28-4A area meet. The Eagles finished third as a team and are sending six athletes in nine events to the regional meet at Texas A&M-Kingsville’s Javelina Stadium April 23-24. The Lady Eagles qualified one athlete in Caitlyn Nieschwitz, who finished fourth in the 800. “Today was amazing […]

Jourdanton, Poteet qualify athletes for regionals

By Sam Fowler | April 14, 2021

POTH — Jourdanton and Poteet’s track teams had similar days at the 27/28-3A area meet at Jack Lane Field on Wednesday, April 14. The Jourdanton Indians placed 11th with 24 total points while Poteet finished the meet 12th with 23 total points. The Squaws finished 10th with 19 points while the Lady Aggies were 13th with eight points. Jourdanton is […]

Errors lead to late slip for Jourdanton

By Sam Fowler | April 13, 2021

The Jourdanton Indians had a shot to hand Lytle their first district loss of the season. Instead, five errors spelled a late collapse for the Indians (9-6, 5-4) in a 10-8 loss to Lytle (13-5-1, 8-0) on Tuesday, April 13. Jourdanton led 6-4 entering the sixth inning before an error by senior pitcher Colton Schuchart allowed Carson Aldridge to score. […]

Berg, Indians bounce back with run rule win

By Sam Fowler | April 09, 2021

The Jourdanton Indians bounced back into the win column in dominant fashion. Jourdanton (9-5, 5-3) beat Dilley 13-3 in five innings on Friday, April 9. The Indians sealed the game in walk-off fashion on Brett Berg’s two-run double. The senior utility man would come around on the same play thanks to a pair of errors by the Wolves. The Indians […]

Foster leaving Jourdanton for La Vernia

By Sam Fowler | April 09, 2021

After three years at the helm of the Jourdanton girl’s basketball program, Ariana Foster is moving to a new job. Foster accepted the job of Head Coach of the La Vernia cheerleading squad on Thursday, April 8. The Jourdanton alum compiled a record of 45-33 and two district titles during her three years at her alma mater. Leaving her hometown […]

DOUBLE EAGLE: Pleasanton boys and girls bound for regionals

By Sam Fowler | April 07, 2021

The Pleasanton Eagle and Lady Eagle golf teams used a big final day at the District 27-4A tournament at River Bend Golf Club in Floresville to book their tickets to the Region IV-4A tournament. The Eagles shot a two-day score of 626, which included a team score of 311 on day two of the event, to place first as a […]

Schuchart tosses fifth no-hitter against Natalia

By Sam Fowler | April 01, 2021

Colton Schuchart added yet another no-hitter to his illustrious resume during his Jourdanton career. The senior lefty struck out 11 and only allowed one batter to reach on a dropped third strike in Jourdanton’s 11-1 win over Natalia on Thursday. It was Schuchart’s fifth career no-hitter. The feat came hours after Schuchart signed his letter of intent to play baseball […]

No. 11 Charlotte’s late push secures foothold of 31-2A

By Sam Fowler | April 01, 2021

The No. 11-ranked Charlotte Trojanettes used a big sixth inning to propel them to a commanding two-game lead in District 31-2A. Charlotte (17-4, 4-0) beat the Three Rivers Bulldogs 12-7 on Thursday night. The Trojanettes batted around in the bottom of the sixth to score five runs and extend their lead to six before Three Rivers added a run in […]