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KINGS OF HIGHWAY 97

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Pleasanton beats Jourdanton, 42-26




As the sun set behind the home stands at Jourdanton’s Indian Stadium on Friday night, there wasn’t an empty seat to be found on either the home side or the visitor’s side. Even the school bands had to make do with folding chairs on the track. Late arrivals for the 2021 edition of the Highway 97 rivalry game between the […]

Poteet falls to Lake Belton, 28-20

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Broncos hand Aggies first loss of season


Despite a valiant defensive effort, Poteet suffered their first loss of the season Friday night in a showdown against Lake Belton. The Aggies fell down 14-0 to start the game. Lake Belton used their passing game and quick tempo offense to set the tone early. Along with giving up a couple big plays in the air, the Aggies picked up […]

Location change for Pleasanton v. Pearsall

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Game on Sept. 24 will be played at Eagle Stadium


Pleasanton’s football game with Pearsall on Sept. 24 will have a change in location. The game, originally scheduled for Pearsall’s Maverick Stadium will now be moved to Eagle Stadium in Pleasanton. Pleasanton ISD Athletics sent out an email to the Express on Monday announcing the change of location. Pearsall’s stadium has been undergoing renovations and the lights will not be […]

Charlotte has game at Runge canceled

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Yellow Jackets unable to play against Trojans


Charlotte found themselves with an unplanned bye week on Friday night after Runge were forced to cancel the game with the Trojans. Runge canceled all of their games against Charlotte, including middle school, freshman and JV games that were scheduled for Thursday night in either Charlotte or Runge. Friday’s varsity game was supposed to be played in Runge. Instead Charlotte […]

A Toast to Siblings…

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Work In Progress

There was a lot of excitement in Atascosa County on Sept. 16, 1983. That night Jourdanton and Poteet were facing off at Aggie Stadium. Pleasanton was playing against Carrizo Springs and Charlotte was taking on Center Point. In the end, only Jourdanton would come away victorious, beating Poteet 27-14. Pleasanton lost 33-7 and Charlotte lost 14-13. Two-hundred miles away at […]

Jourdanton tops Poteet in volleyball

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Squaws beat Lady Aggies in four sets in Indian Gym, two teams will meet again in Poteet on Oct. 8


Poteet and Jourdanton met on the volleyball court at Indian Gym last Tuesday night. It ended up taking four sets before the Squaws came out victorious against the Lady Aggies. Jourdanton raced out to an early lead in the first set and eventually won that set 25-13. The second set was more back-andforth, but Jourdanton was able to hold off […]

Runners remember 9/11 at Patriot Day 5K

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100 competitors converge to run at Pleasanton’s River Park last Saturday


Patriot Day 5K in the Park hosted by the City of Pleasanton and the Pleasanton Express registered 100 plus runners for this inaugural race held at the Pleasanton River Park. The 5K and one-mile walk was designed to honor those lost in 9/11 and to recognize local first responders who daily serve and protect. The race was sponsored by Price […]

Lady Eagles move record to 25-2 with wins against YWLA and Pearsall last week

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Even after calling up players from the Junior Varsity due to a shortage of players the Pleasanton Lady Eagles notched their fifth win in a row when they beat San Antonio Young Women’s Leadership Academy (YWLA) Cardinals in four sets last Tuesday night at the Pleasanton Sports Complex. With several players out, Pleasanton called up players from the JV for […]

Charlotte beats Benavides, loses to Falls City

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Trojanettes top Eagles in district opener


Led by seniors Mia Campos and Marina Campos, Charlotte swept Benavides Aug. 7 (25-21, 25-6, 25-11) in their first district match. The win snapped a losing streak for the Trojanettes as they look to turn the corner as the season progresses. Prior to the match, Charlotte hadn’t played with their full roster throughout the early portion of the season. Mia […]

Pleasanton XC runs in Bandera

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Vickers paces Lady Eagles with third place finish


The Lady Eagle Cross Country team finished third in the standings at the Bandera meet this past weekend. The Lady Eagles racked up 99 points. Second place Lytle had 88 points and the hosts Bandera had 76 points. The Pleasanton boys team finished their event in 11th place with 278 points. Kassidy Vickers was the top finishing Lady Eagle with […]


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