Lady Eagles pull off shocker over state-ranked Devine


The Pleasanton girls basketball team pulled off a shocking upset over state-ranked Devine in the first round of the playoffs Tuesday night. The Lady Eagles overcame a 10-point fourth quarter deficit to stun the District 29-4A champion Arabians, 42-40, at San Antonio Lanier High School. The win sends Pleasanton to the area round to face Aransas Pass, which defeated Rio […]

Kendall Brock powers Blanco past Squaws in bi-district


NEW BRAUNFELS—Locked in a one-point game, Kendall Brock decided to take command of the Blanco offense in the second half, scoring almost half of the Lady Panthers’ points. Not bad for a player nursing a hand injury. The senior scored 18 of her game-high 22 points after halftime as Blanco held off a furious Jourdanton rally for a 58-52 bi-district […]

Eagles fend off Beeville for 2nd place finish in 30-4A


PLEASANTON—The Pleasanton boys basketball team closed the regular season one game before the rest of its District 30-4A foes. The Eagles made sure to finish in a good position. Pleasanton moved into second place with a 49-43 win over Beeville at home Friday, improving to 5-3 in district with the postseason looming next week. “It was a big win for […]

Pleasanton boys, girls golf teams sweep Jourdanton Invitational


The Pleasanton boys and girls golf teams each won their respective tournaments last week at the Jourdanton Invitational. The Lady Eagles won the team title Feb. 5 after having the top two finishers. Pleasanton junior Laken McAda had the top individual score with 87. Teammate Lacey Stevens shot a 97 to grab second. The Lady Eagles earned first place with […]

Lady Eagles win season-opening slugfest


It may have been the first game of the season, but the Pleasanton softball team’s offense is in midseason form. The Lady Eagles racked up 16 hits, taking their season opener 18-13 over host Devine on a chilly Monday night. Pleasanton trailed 13-12 heading into the seventh inning before an Iyllsa Ramirez grand slam put the Lady Eagles in front […]

Local teams learn UIL realignment fate

FREE Poteet files appeal for basketball/volleyball district

High schools around the state learned their football, basketball and volleyball district opponents for the next two years when the University Interscholastic League released its biennial realignment Thursday morning. While there were few surprises for area coaches, the districts did have some changes. In football, Pleasanton will face Beeville, Boerne, Gonzales and La Vernia in District 15-4A Division I. The […]

Indians clinch playoff berth with 60-52 win over Karnes City


JOURDANTON—Jourdanton boys basketball coach Joseph Garmon knows just how competitive District 26-3A is. A year ago, his talented Indians squad fell outside the playoff picture following some tight losses. In many ways, Karnes City parallels that Jourdanton team this season. Despite a skilled roster, the Badgers have suffered a number of single-digit losses, including a three-point overtime setback Jan. 30 […]

Karnes City clamps down on Squaws for key 26-3A win


JOURDANTON—Second place was on the line when the Jourdanton and Karnes City girls basketball teams met Friday. Both teams are headed to the postseason, and the feel of a playoff game was already in the air. The Lady Badgers used a big second half to overtake the Squaws, 57-50, after trailing by four at the break. Jourdanton (7-4 District 26-3A) […]

Uncertainty remains as new districts to be revealed Thursday


The speculation is almost over. The University Interscholastic League will release its biennial realignment at 9 a.m. Thursday, and high school coaches and fans will finally know the fate of their teams’ districts for the next two years. Since the conference cutoff numbers were released in early December, prognosticators and coaches alike have been attempting to forecast what many would […]

Jourdanton prevails in 2-hour showdown

FREE Squaws win features 60 fouls, 82 free throws

JOURDANTON—It was far from the prettiest—or shortest—game, but the Squaws will take it. The Jourdanton girls basketball team overcame a sloppy performance and slow first half to outlast San Antonio Cole 46-42 in a two-hour slugfest Friday that included 60 fouls and 82 free-throw attempts. The Squaws (6-3 district) won despite 48 turnovers, in part because of the Lady Cougars’ […]

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