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Taylor lifts Cowgirls to dominant 32-1A win

Chloe Taylor and the No. 16-ranked McMullen County Cowgirls just couldn’t miss on Tuesday night. Taylor posted a career-high 36 points and a double-double with 12 rebounds in a 77-37 win over San Perlita on Jan. 19. Taylor also posted seven assists. The Cowgirls (17-3, 6-0) led 37-16 at halftime thanks to Taylor’s 21 points in the first half. Taylor […]

San Perlita upsets No. 6 Cowboys in OT

The No. 6-ranked McMullen County Cowboys were dealt just their second loss of the season. The Cowboys (17-2, 2-1) fell 88-85 to No. 16-ranked San Perlita (9-9, 3-0) in overtime on Tuesday, Jan. 19. McMullen County led by as many as 15 points in the game and held a 41-29 lead at halftime. Shawn Heritage even had the game-tying shot […]

Red-hot Indians flex atop 27-3A



The Jourdanton Indians made their claim to retain the district crown with authority. Jourdanton (9-1, 6-0) beat Poth 65-44 on Tuesday, Jan. 12. While the scoreline would suggest a convincing win for the Indians, it was anything but that early on. The Indians fell behind 9-2 in the first half of the first quarter and were 0-for-3 shooting in the […]

Eagles put away Navarro in 27-4A



The Pleasanton Eagles put on a clinic despite a slow start in their District 27-4A opener. On Saturday afternoon, the Eagles beat Geronimo Navarro 60-52 in their District 27-4A opener thanks to a massive second-quarter outburst. “Everybody is fired up now, we got the first game out of the way. We were a little nervous at the start, but we […]

Andrus commits to TLU



Jourdanton’s star quarterback has found his college home. Cole Andrus announced last week that he would continue his career at Division III Texas Lutheran University in Seguin. Andrus, who amassed 3,994 passing yards in 2020 and 113 passing touchdowns in his career, felt a weight lifted from his shoulders. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, recruiting at most institutions in Texas […]

Craig White is 2020 Bass Club champ



Once again a fierce two-man battle was waged for the Atascosa Bass Club’s 2020 season championship and this time it was Craig White of Pleasanton who outlasted Terry Vrana for the title. White caught a total of 278.42 pounds of bass for the year to finish on top. The defending champion, Terry Vrana of Poteet, who had won the previous […]

Houston sold its soul

Fowl Play

Houston must’ve made a deal with the devil. I came across a post on my Facebook page from a year ago simply saying, “Worth it.” I was talking about the Astros’ sign-stealing scandal that helped them win the 2017 World Series. We’re now almost four years removed from that Fall Classic and just one year removed from the confirmation of […]

Squaws fail to find rhythm



Jourdanton couldn’t hold the lead in the second half against District 27-3A foe Poth. On Tuesday, the Jourdanton Squaws fell 50-47 to the Pirettes after a missed opportunity in the lane. “We missed a lot of easy, under-the-basket shots, wide open shots. Nothing was falling and we had horrible passes that really killed us,” said Anaya Gonzales. The team led […]

Aggies split pair in district play



Poteet couldn’t overcome a second-quarter jolt from Karnes City on Friday. The Aggies’ turnovers created a hole that couldn’t be dug out of in a 64-52 loss. “We just put our heads down once we were losing,” said Jordan Lee Hammonds. “We just went down from there. We’ve got to start strong and end strong.” Both teams started off slow, […]

CORNHOLE TOURNAMENT RAISES MONEY FOR EAGLE SOFTBALL SCHOLARSHIPS

The Atascosa Cornhole Association held their first annual Baggin’ for Ballers tournament to raise money for the Pleasanton Home Run Booster Club, which promotes the Eagle softball team. A check worth $2,362 was presented by members of the ACA to booster club representatives Melissa and Mackinzy Curbow. That money will cover the remainder of the scholarships the Home Run Booster […]


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