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Schuchart, Indians complete comeback for first regional semifinal trip since 2008


Jourdanton’s basketball season was closing in on the final minutes of their season, but, down by 12 points, the Indians were not in unfamiliar territory. With six seconds left in the game, Clyde Schuchart caught a pass and shot what could have been the final shot for Jourdanton this season. Instead, his three-pointer hit the mark and completed the comeback […]

Indians cruise by Edna in bi-district



The Jourdanton Indians made quick work of the Edna Cowboys for their 16th straight win. Jourdanton (18-1) beat Edna 59-31 on Saturday, Feb. 20, at home to claim the bi-district championship. The game had to be moved from Friday in Beeville to Saturday in Jourdanton due to the record winter weather and a lack of water at Beeville Jones High […]

UIL pushes back girl’s hoops state games

The Texas high school girl’s basketball state championships have been pushed back. On Friday, Feb. 19, the University Interscholastic League announced it was pushing back the state championships for the girl’s basketball playoffs. The state championships will now be held on March 10-11 at the Alamodome in San Antonio. The decision came after nearly all of the state was impacted […]

No. 10 Cowboys wrangle Knippa



The No. 10-ranked Mc- Mullen County Cowboys didn’t have an easy path to beat the Knippa Rockcrushers at first. The Cowboys (25-3) beat Knippa 72-46 despite a slow start. Knippa trailed the Cowboys 15-13 after the first quarter thanks to six turnovers committed by McMullen County and just two turnovers for Knippa. The Cowboys eventually forced 24 turnovers while only […]

No. 23 Cowgirls claim area crown



The No. 23-ranked McMullen County Cowgirls led wire-to-wire to win their area round playoff. The Cowgirls (20-6) beat North Zulch 62-53 on Saturday, Feb. 20, to advance to the regional quarterfinals for the sixth consecutive year. Chloe Taylor’s doubledouble of 25 points and 12 rebounds helped lead the Cowgirls past the Bulldogs. Taylor also had six steals and four assists […]

Let chaos ensue

Fowl Play

Last week’s winter weather sure is making the life of a smalltown sports editor tough. Most, if not all, games, meets and tournaments scheduled for last week in the area were canceled or postponed. A lion’s share of those postponed games, mostly basketball playoffs, will be played this week. What’s that look like? A sporting event on each day this […]

TO THE WIRE

Upset bid falls short for Jtown

The Jourdanton Squaws had to play a perfect game to upset the Columbus Lady Cardinals. Jourdanton (10-10) nearly did just that, but fell agonizingly short in a 32-29 loss on Thursday, Feb. 11, in the bi-district round of playoffs. Jourdanton led 17-14 at halftime and held a lead as big as five points on two separate occasions in Thursday’s game. […]

Area teams poised for runs

Fowl Play

Winter weather is wreaking havoc on the entire Lone Star State right now, but three area boy’s basketball teams have turned up the heat in the gym. If we should ever get the playoffs started, expect Pleasanton, Jourdanton and McMullen County to make deep runs this year. All three teams went to the third round or further last year. The […]

EAGLE STADIUM TURNED INTO A WINTER WONDERLAND

A blanket of snow covers the field at Eagle Stadium after the historic winter weather rolled through at the beginning of the week.

Indians win 15th straight game


The Jourdanton Indians extended their winning streak to 15 games after closing out their 27-3A slate undefeated. Jourdanton (17-1, 14-0) beat Natalia 59-43 on Tuesday, Feb. 9, before dismantling Cotulla 85- 35 at home during senior night on Friday, Feb. 12, for the program’s 24th consecutive district win. Being able to send their 10 seniors out on such a high […]


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