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NEW COACHES ON THE BLOCK

Spain hungry to revive Aggie hoops


The Poteet Aggies basketball team will look to make history under their third new Head Coach in as many years when the 2021-2022 season rolls around. Former San Antonio Churchill assistant Sean Spain was named Poteet’s new boy’s basketball coach on July 12. Spain had stops as an assistant at Somerset and San Antonio Southwest before going to Churchill. The […]

Glasscock home to lift Charlotte softball, vball



Rob Glasscock is no stranger to the area. After being named Charlotte’s new volleyball and softball Head Coach on July 8, he’s now in his third stint at an Atascosa County school. It’s his first time being a varsity volleyball Head Coach. He served at Pleasanton for a year ending in 2009 as well as a stint in Jourdanton that […]

Class 7A is on the distant horizon

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The UIL is looking at expanding its classifications to create a competitive balance, Deputy Director Jamey Harrison said on Sunday at the Texas High School Coaches Association Coaching Convention. Harrison said any move to expand likely wouldn’t happen until either the 2024-2026 or 2026-2028 realignment windows. Yet, it was possibly the biggest piece of news that the UIL talked about […]

Area coaches descend on 89th THSCA coaching convention



The end of July always marks the start of the fall sports season. Helping usher in fall sports is the annual Texas High School Coaches Association Coaching Convention held at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention center in downtown San Antonio. This year’s event, which kicked off on Sunday, July 18, was the 89th annual convention and the first in-person convention […]

Poteet, Jtown ranked in 2021 preseason poll



The latest edition of Dave Campbell’s Texas Football magazine is on the shelves at local stores, signifying football season is near. In the 2021 fall edition, DCTF has a pair of Atascosa County schools ranked in the top 25 for the preseason. Poteet takes the honor of being the highest-ranked team in the area at No. 21 in Class 3A […]

Pleasanton XC starts next week

Pleasanton High School will start their cross country practices on Monday, July 26, at 7 a.m. Every new and returning high school runners are to report to the soccer field on Monday. Runners must have their physicals and all necessary paperwork turned into the trainer before they can participate in practices or meets. If there are any questions or concerns, […]

TOP 5 OF SPRING 2021

Pleasanton’s stellar track season ends with historic finish at state SAM FOWLERSPORTS EDITOR Rounding out the list of the top five stories from the spring sports season is one of the best finishes at the state track meet Atascosa County has seen. The Pleasanton Eagles closed out their historic season by setting another historic mark with their fifth place finish […]

Jourdanton All-Stars take second place



The Jourdanton Little League Junior Baseball All-Stars brought home second place at the Texas West Section 3 tournament, which concluded on Monday, July 11. Jourdanton opened the tournament by routing Reagan County 16-1 on July 8. They would go on to face Alamo Heights in the second round, losing 5-0 on July 9 to fall into the loser’s bracket. Jourdanton […]

POTEET’S NEW HOOPS COACH

On Monday, July 12, Poteet ISD announced Sean Spain would be their new boy’s basketball Head Coach. Spain comes to Poteet from San Antonio Churchill. Look for a story in next week’s Pleasanton Express.

Golf’s pandemic rise creating headaches

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When I was in Houston a few weeks back, the starter at the Hermann Park Golf Course said something that I knew but never thought about. “What Tiger Woods did for golf, COVID matched that 10 times.” He was right. At the height of the pandemic while we were all at home figuring out how to bake sourdough bread, doing […]


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