Hustle Award: Heaven Marquez, Kalyssa Rios; Most Improved: Sadie McAda; Foundation Award (Best Sub-Varsity): Mary Martinez, Kennedy Guajardo


Newcomer of the Year: Mary Martinez, Timothy Klein; Most Improved: Lindsey Klein, Alberto Vielma; Most Dedicated: Natalie Muniz, Caitlyn Nieschwitz, James West


Newcomer of the Year: Quaid Campbell, AJ Ayala, Alexis Cumberland, Samantha Salazar Most Dedicated lifter: Diego Anguiana, Max Chessher, Aurianna Rich, Sofia Aguilar


Recent Jourdanton grad and Lyon College signee Shafer Glasscock will get one last chance to represent the Indians. Glasscock was selected to play on Team Liberty for the McCombs Ford West Seniors Celebration at Wolff Stadium, the home of the Triple-A San Antonio Missions. Team Liberty will face Team Freedom at 2 p.m. on July 2.

What now? As workouts begin and coronavirus cases rise again in Texas, area coaches explore what has to happen for sports to resume in the fall

Almost a month ago, the UIL put forth a plan to allow schools to begin summer workouts on June 8 in anticipation of a fall season amid the coronavirus pandemic. That came a little over two months after the UIL suspended all spring sports before eventually being forced to cancel the remaining state championships and four days after the National […]

Hate has no place here

Fowl Play

My mind and heart have been pretty heavy over the last few weeks. I have kept from writing about it because I want to make sure to get the words just right. The brutal death of George Floyd has sparked discussions, protests and riots across our country from people demanding reform and the end of systemic racism in the United […]

Jourdanton debuts at no. 10 in preseason rankings

The Jourdanton Indians will open the season as a state-ranked team. The Tribe (10-2 in 2019) debuted at no. 10 in the Dave Campbell’s Texas Football/Associated Press preseason rankings for Class 3A, Division I, which were released on Thursday, June 11. It may not dictate the outcome of the 2020 season, but it sure is reason enough for Athletic Director […]

Fall prep begins with coronavirus limitations

Athletes were distanced, weights and equipment were sanitized after each use and schools resumed their preparation for the fall season on Monday, June 8. Pleasanton, Jourdanton, Poteet, Charlotte, McMullen County and Lytle joined the rest of Texas on Monday to begin their summer strength and conditioning programs. It was the first allowed day to do so under the UIL’s new […]

A sense of normalcy amid abnormality

Fowl Play

Monday brought about a sense of normalcy for area coaches, players and even myself. For the first time in three months, we had something sports-related to look forward to. June 8 marked the date when schools could begin their summer workouts under the UIL’s new COVID 19 guidelines. Teams were putting rubber to the pavement to prepare for the fall […]


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