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.

Eagles fall short in rally at no. 10 Beeville

By Sam Fowler | November 02, 2019

BEEVILLE — The Pleasanton Eagles nearly wiped away a seemingly-steep 15-0 deficit, only to fall 37-26 to the no. 10-ranked and unbeaten Beeville Jones Trojans on Friday night. “I’m proud of my guys, I’m proud of my coaches, the work they put in. That’s a 9-0 team coming in and we stood toe-to-toe with them,” head coach Stephen Liska said. […]

Friday volleyball: Jourdanton moves one win away from district crown

By Sam Fowler | October 29, 2019

The Jourdanton Squaws moved one win away from a second consecutive district title with a sweep of the Lytle Lady Pirates (25-12, 25-15, 25-12) on Friday. The win came on the heels of a stellar performance by Sidney Morneau, who tallied 11 kills, three blocks and a pair of aces. That line wouldn’t have come for the outside hitter, had […]

Defense helps Indians find rhythm, obliterate Lytle

By Sam Fowler | October 26, 2019

A stellar defensive performance helped the Jourdanton Indians bounce back from last week’s loss with a 63-0 rout of the Lytle Pirates at Jourdanton homecoming on Friday. “It hurt last week. It was a sore loss as far as being one you couldn’t wait to be back out on the field and be involved with competition when you don’t do […]

SNAPSHOT DAY: Poteet headed to Class 3A

By Sam Fowler | October 25, 2019

The wheels of the 2020-2022 University Interscholastic League (UIL) realignment process have begun to hit the pavement. On Friday, every member school of the UIL turned in their enrollment numbers so the governing body of public school athletics in Texas can then begin to set the realignment process in motion. With the numbers turned in, the UIL will then set […]

Tuesday Volleyball: Charlotte’s playoff hopes take a hit; Poteet falls in three

By Sam Fowler | October 23, 2019

The Charlotte Trojanettes needed a win Tuesday night against Agua Dulce to keep their playoff hopes strong. Instead, they fell in four sets to Agua Dulce (21-25, 25-23, 23-25, 20-25). Jessalyn Sanchez led the way with three kills, five digs and three aces. Mercedes Sanchez tallied four digs and four assists for the Trojanettes. Mia Campos and Julissa Cantu also […]

Friday Volleyball: McClaugherty, Sherrer power Cowgirls to four-set win

By Sam Fowler | October 21, 2019

The McMullen County Cowgirls picked up a four-set win over Benavides (25-22, 25-14, 25-14, 23-25, 25-8) on Friday thanks to a big day from senior hitter Madison Sherrer and senior setter Caroline McClaugherty. Sherrer finished with a team-high 15 kills in the win to go along with three digs and a block. But it was her fellow senior who stole […]

Charlotte bounces back over Pettus

By Sam Fowler | October 21, 2019

The Charlotte Trojans rebounded in a big way in District 15-2A DII with a 38-0 romp over Pettus at home Friday. The Trojans held a 32-0 lead at the half before scoring one last time in the third quarter. Charlotte held Pettus to -3 yards rushing and 54 yards passing. Meanwhile the Trojans ran just 20 plays from scrimmage for […]

Aggie rally falls short at Hondo

By Sam Fowler | October 21, 2019

The Poteet Aggies fell 26-24 to the Hondo Owls on Friday despite 503 yards of total offense and an early lead. Poteet’s defense also held Hondo to just 314 yards. Poteet took a 12-0 lead in the second quarter behind 76-yard and 11-yard touchdown runs by senior Eric Treviño, who moved from quarterback to running back. The first touchdown was […]

Jourdanton upended by Cotulla

By Sam Fowler | October 21, 2019

The Jourdanton Indians suffered their first loss of the season in a 20-14 loss on the road to Cotulla on Friday. Jourdanton was held to a season-low of 205 yards of total offense Friday night. Cotulla held the Indians high-powered passing attack to just 69 yards, another season-low. Junior quarterback Cole Andrus was 7-of-19 for those 69 yards with a […]

Eagles dismantled by Boerne

By Sam Fowler | October 19, 2019

The Boerne Greyhounds dominated the Pleasanton Eagles 41-7 on Friday. The Greyhounds simply found a rhythm that the Eagles couldn’t stop, despite forcing a fumble on the opening drive. Pleasanton would go on to commit four turnovers, while the Greyhounds had just the one blemish in the turnover column. Boerne would score touchdowns on all four Pleasanton turnovers. “It was […]