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Pleasanton eighth grade football at Boerne

Pleasanton’s eighth grade football teams lost at Boerne South on Tuesday. The eighth grade A-team lost 24-0 to Boerne South. “The Eagles fought throughout the game. The offensive standouts were Diego Luna, Eric Flores, Bryndan Olle and the offensive line. The defensive standouts were Jayce Krauskopf, Adrian Flores, John Van Burkleo, Ethan Montoya and Quaid Campbell. The Eagles had multiple […]

Eagles playoff eligible with Tuesday’s win


Pleasanton’s volleyball team became playoff eligible with a 25-11, 25-10, 25-12 win at Brooks Academy on Oct. 16. The Eagles (30-7, 6-4, District 4A-30) can make third place in their district by beating Gonzales on Oct. 19, set to start at 6 p.m. The Eagles lost to the Apaches on Sept. 25. Pleasanton will finish the regular season against La […]

Cowgirls even district record



McMullen County’s volleyball team won a pair of matches to even its district record entering the final week. The Cowgirls (11-25, 6-6 District 2A-31) beat Benavides 25-16, 25-22, 25- 15 on Oct. 16. Madison Sherrer had 15 kills and a block. Claire McClaugherty had six kills a dig and six assists. Brenda Beyer had 19 assists. Alexis Ortiz had four […]

Pleasanton tennis wins bi-district

Pleasanton’s tennis team earned runner-up in District 4A-30 and, on Oct. 16, beat Pearsall 10-0 in the bidistrict matchup at Jourdanton. The Eagles will play Rockport-Fulton in area on Oct. 18 in Beeville. Pictured with the team’s district runner-up plaque are tennis team members, including, in the front row (from left), Mayson Smith, Makaylah Canales, Samuel Garcia-Rodriguez-Manager, Victoria Huron, Faith […]

Week 7 stats

Pleasanton vs. Gonzales Passing Johnny Zamora: 18/31, 349 yards, 3 touchdowns Rushing Johnny Zamora: 9 carries, 48 yards, 1 touchdown Joel Arevalo: 7 carries, 22 yards, 1 touchdown Receiving Dalton Hobbs: 5 receptions, 228 yards, 2 touchdowns Jesus Ibarra: 4 receptions, 33 yards Defense Jerry Ramirez: 8 tackles Hunter Norment: 7 tackles, 1 sack, 2 fumble recoveries Fisher Underbrink: 7 […]

Charlotte Trojans unbeaten and riding high

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“Celebration time” is continuing weekly for the ramblin’ Charlotte Trojans. They’re unbeaten in six games. In 2017, Charlotte had a 3-7 record. They’ve “picked it up” this season. They have a “new energy” outlook. New head coach Rene Ortega has brought a “sense of confidence” and quickly developed a winning attitude. Coach Ortega decided to “take the reins” as a […]

Eagles do not lack for excitement



There is still the question of whether the Pleasanton Eagles (5-2) will make the football playoffs in District 14-4A. But one fact is certain, they are the most exciting and unpredictable team I’ve ever seen at Pleasanton High School. In all the years I covered them as sports editor here, I can’t remember a team that was capable of storming […]

Jourdanton rallies to challenge district favorite Marion



Jourdanton’s football team faced a large deficit before launching a comeback, which fell short in a 44-34 road loss against district favorite Marion on Oct. 12. “We struggled on both sides in the first quarter,” Jourdanton head coach Darrell Andrus said, adding that his team started playing better toward the end of the second quarter. “At the end of the […]

Poteet beats Brooks Academy

Poteet’s Emily Zavala sets the ball during the Aggies’ three-set win against Brooks Academy on Oct. 12. Poteet (6-13, 3-7 District 4A-30) beat Gonzales 25-19, 25-19, 25-18 on the road on Oct. 16. Danica De La Fuente had five kills. Autumn Diaz had five aces. Zavala had 15 assists. The girls in maroon and white have two games left, hosting […]

Trojanettes spike out Breast Cancer

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The Charlotte Trojanette varsity volleyball team is wearing black socks with a pink Breast Cancer Awareness ribbon and pink shoelaces to show their pride in supporting Breast Cancer Awareness in October. They all have a reason why they wear their pink socks and why they play volleyball when they step onto the court with them. The idea of playing with […]


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