Sports

Poteet overwhelmed by Feast



Poteet’s volleyball team lost its opener to Feast Homeschool 25-17, 25-12, 25-16 at home on Aug. 6. “It showed us what we really need to work on,” said Poteet head coach Christine Smyers. “We need to work on serving and serve receive.” Smyers said the team missed too many serves and that its offense struggled. “[Feast] just ran the net […]

Pleasanton Football Kickoff Banquet



With football teams barrelling closer to the opening week, time is coming for the Pleasanton football kickoff banquet. The banquet will take place Friday, Aug. 10 at 6 p.m. at the Cowboy Fellowship Church hall. Tickets can be purchased at the Pleasanton Express or Sherry’s for $7, which is good for a barbecue plate and the opportunity to listen to […]

Pleasanton SG Softball League champs

The 830 Ballers won the Pleasanton SG Softball League championship on Aug. 4. Players include John Ortiz, Joey Esquivel, Marcy Rodriguez, Ashton Lopez, Pudge Rodriguez, Zeke Gonzalez, Ashlee Sewell, Mark Rodriguez, Angel Rodriguez, Albert Chapa, Cynthia, Perez, Chavo Rodriguez and Mike Martinez. The 830 Ballers went 17-0.

Squaws, Trojanettes endure practices, scrimmages

BCYRA hosts annual awards banquet



The Brush Country Youth Rodeo Association hosted its awards banquet on Aug. 2. Buckles were awarded for novice, peewee, junior and senior age groups for straightaway, tie down roping, clover leaf, team roping (both headers and heelers), pole bending, breakaway roping and goat tying. Also champion and reserve champion cowboy and cowgirl awards were handed out. The raffle raised more […]

Keeping expectations and Sox low-cut



If anyone should ask of myfavorite sports teams, I would briefly explain mine happen to those which bring the most bemusement, the Chicago White Sox and the Dallas Cowboys. I have always been about America’s Team, but I’ll save my thoughts on owner Jerry Jones’ decadence has hindered the Cowboys from returning to glory for the fall. For now, I […]

Time to adopt the designated hitter in all of baseball



I think teams from the American League and National League playing interleague baseball in the majors is a great idea, although there is one aspect of the setup that bothers me. Only when the teams play in the home city of the American League team do the they get to use the designated hitter to bat for the pitcher. When […]

Craig White wins July tournament at Falcon


Being a good samaritan didn’t hamper Pleasanton’s Craig White from winning the Atascosa Bass Club’s July Tournament at Falcon Lake. But it certainly made his winning margin close. By a mere pound White nosed out current club leader Terry Vrana, 21.15 pounds to 20.15 pounds in the club’s July Tournament. Six members of the local club fished Falcon Lake on […]

Poteet football season tickets

Poteet football season is a few weeks away with the first Aggies home game on Aug. 31 against San Antonio Cole, with a 7:30 p.m. kickoff following parents night festivities. People can buy season ticket packages between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Payments can be made by cash or check. Checks can be made payable to Poteet […]

Send your Hall of Honor nominations



The Pleasanton Express is accepting nominations for the Pleasanton Hall of Honor. This year, Pleasanton athletics’ Hall of Honor awards will be presented during halftime of the Pleasanton vs. Gonzales football game on Oct. 12. Nominees may be athletes, coaches or fans. Athletes must be at least 10 years removed from graduation. Coaches must have been retired for at least […]


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