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Indians put it all together in non-district finale

The Jourdanton Indians knew they needed a full team effort to get past Class 4A Division I Canyon Lake on Friday night. They got just that as they downed the Hawks 38-24 in Jourdanton’s non-district finale. Friday’s win was saved on an effort play by senior Colton Schuchart as Canyon Lake’s Shayne Moss looked to have a potential 75-yard game-tying […]

PARTY LIKE IT’S 1955

Lilly was the spark plug for the Indians after being held to just 73 yards of total offense in the first half and trailing 7-6 at halftime. On Jourdanton’s first two drives of the second half, Lilly caught touchdown passes of 59 and 60 yards on identical plays over the middle to give the Indians a 21-7 advantage with 5:47 […]

Third quarter burst lifts Indians past Eagles for the first time in 65 years



For the first time since the Eisenhower administration, the Jourdanton Indians hold bragging rights over their cross-county rival Pleasanton Eagles. Jourdanton’s trademark explosive nature helped the Indians overcome a slow start in the first half for a 35-7 win at Eagle Stadium on Friday night. Of Jourdanton’s 35 unanswered points, 29 were scored in the third quarter while their defense […]

Inside the experience of COVID protocols



Jourdanton senior Payton Gonzales was excited entering the week of Sept. 4. The Indians had state power Calallen coming to town and the senior defensive back wanted to play in the game. Unfortunately, he didn’t get the opportunity. He found out he potentially could’ve been exposed to the coronavirus and had to quarantine for two weeks. That meant he had […]

Aggies rout Carrizo Springs



The Poteet Aggies scored early and often to move to 3-0 for the first time since 2005. The Aggies (3-0) drubbed Carrizo Springs 42-7 on Friday, Sept. 11, behind another stellar team performance to match. Poteet outgained Carrizo Springs in total yards 377 to 299. Head Coach Darby House says their unblemished start is the product of nearly three years […]

Squaws begin district title defense



The Jourdanton Squaws kicked off their district title defense with a pair of straight-set wins in District 27-3A. Jourdanton beat Lytle (25-13, 25-15, 25-20) on Tuesday, Sept. 8, before beating Natalia (25-20, 25-14, 25-21) on Saturday, Sept. 12. “It feels really good. That’s our goal, to make the playoffs, obviously, and fight for that district championship,” Head Coach Joella Gallegos […]

Don’t sound the alarms just yet

Fowl Play

Starting a season 0-3 is not the best look. Any coach would tell you they’d love to start 3-0 rather than 0-3. Right now, the Pleasanton Eagles are in the latter category, but nobody should be hitting the panic button just yet. Talking to Pleasanton Head Coach Stephen Liska after the game Friday night after their 35-7 loss to Jourdanton, […]

Lady Eagles split pair of matches



The Pleasanton Lady Eagles split a pair of matches last week. The Lady Eagles opened the week with a win over Randolph (25-22, 25-14, 19-25, 25-20) on Tuesday, Sept. 8, before falling to Cornerstone Christian (25- 11, 25-13, 25-8) on Friday, Sept. 11. Sophomore hitter Sadie McAda posted 31 kills and 26 digs to power the Lady Eagles to the […]

AGGIE RUNNER EDGES OUT THE COMPETITION

Poteet’s Eduardo Lopez races around the turn at Jourdanton’s Indian Stadium on Saturday morning while trying to fend off Jourdanton’s Sean Luna. Lopez would finish first overall in the boy’s varsity race between the two schools. Luna finished second. In the girl’s varsity race, Poteet’s Journie Garcia finished third and the top finisher for the Lady Aggies. Jourdanton did not […]

Lytle routs La Pryor, snaps skid



The Lytle Pirates sank their nearly year-long losing streak with a dominant win over La Pryor. On Friday, the Pirates beat the La Pryor Bulldogs 61-6 in Lytle. “It’s big for our community. I mean it’s been over a year since our last one, so to see 60 points up on the scoreboard as big for our guys,” said quarterback […]


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