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Eagles, Indians benefit in joint scrimmage with George West

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Both the Pleasanton Eagles and Jourdanton Indians took to the field for one last scrimmage a week before the regular season starts on Aug. 30. The scrimmage was between Pleasanton, Jourdanton and George West at Jourdanton’s Indian Field. Pleasanton head coach Stephen Liska and Jourdanton’s Darrell Andrus both saw plenty of upside to the three colliding in a dual scrimmage. […]

Jourdanton standout gets once in a lifetime chance



Jourdanton junior point guard Payton Gonzales has never left the United States, much less been on a plane before. That will change the day before his 17th birthday on Sept. 5. Gonzales was one of 14 athletes selected by San Antonio-based The Basketball Embassy (TBE) to participate in their 10-day international outreach program in Kosovo called the Youth Leadership through […]

Eagles answer questions

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Pleasanton head football coach Stephen Liska knows scrimmages are another chance to practice and put emphasis on what they want to work on in a live scenario. But the third-year head coach couldn’t help but feel optimistic after their scrimmage with Hondo this past Friday, especially with his offensive line that returns one starter from a year ago. “Obviously we […]

Defense powers Lady Eagles to four-set win



The Pleasanton Lady Eagles rebounded from tournament play in Devine with a four-set win over San Antonio Sam Houston on Monday night (25-21, 25-18, 7-25, 25-19) thanks to stellar defense. Head coach Gabriel Aguirre said there’s still work to do, but his team is starting to show a promising upward trend. “For three (of the four) games, we looked really […]

Indians impressive in first scrimmage of season

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The Jourdanton Indians still have a lot of work to do if they want to challenge the likes of George West and Yoakum for the Class 3A Division I Region IV crown, but, if Saturday’s scrimmage with Class 5A Corpus Christi Carroll was any indication, the Indians are in good shape to challenge the regional blue bloods. Both offense and […]

Does it really matter?

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There’s a dichotomy of fans during the NFL preseason. On one side, they think it matters a lot and on the other, they could care less what happens during the four preseason games. Neither side is wrong. The NFL preseason is easily the most crucial prep time the 32 teams have. They’re able to see how the starters fare in […]

Tourney Roundup: Trojanettes win Nordheim tourney again

Charlotte For the second straight year, the Charlotte Trojanettes claimed championship hardware at the Nordheim tournament. The Trojanettes did so by going undefeated and improving their record to 9-1 entering play on Tuesday. The Trojanettes cruised through pool play, beating Prairie Lea 2-0 (15-13, 15-6) and Great Temple Christian 2-0 (15-5, 17-15). They then swept Prairie Lea (25-20, 25-13) in […]

Volleyball Roundup: Lady Eagles down 1A no. 12 D’Hanis

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Pleasanton The Pleasanton Lady Eagles used four sets to knock off Class 1A no. 12 D’Hanis on Tuesday. The Lady Eagles won 25- 17 and 25-21 before dropping the third set 20-25. The Lady Eagles rebounded by claiming the fourth set 25-21. Pleasanton (7-10) will travel to the Randolph tournament this Friday through Saturday. Jourdanton The Jourdanton Squaws picked up […]

Tourney Roundup: Trojanettes win Nordheim tourney again

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For the second straight year, the Charlotte Trojanettes claimed championship hardware at the Nordheim tournament. The Trojanettes did so by going undefeated and improving their record to 9-1 entering play on Tuesday. The Trojanettes cruised through pool play, beating Prairie Lea 2-0 (15-13, 15-6) and Great Temple Christian 2-0 (15-5, 17-15). They then swept Prairie Lea (25-20, 25-13) in bracket […]

Defense powers Lady Eagles to four-set win

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The Pleasanton Lady Eagles rebounded from tournament play in Devine with a four-set win over San Antonio Sam Houston on Monday night (25-21, 25-18, 7-25, 25-19) thanks to stellar defense. Head coach Gabriel Aguirre said there’s still work to do, but his team is starting to show a promising upward trend. “For three (of the four) games, we looked really […]


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