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Shootout leaves Eagles as runners-up



The Pleasanton Eagles only suffered one loss in their home tournament and finished as runnersup after falling in a shootout to Gonzales in Saturday’s championship match. Pleasanton trailed 1-0 in the match before Silberio Banda equalized with a penalty kick in the first half. Gonzales would best the Eagles 5-4 from the penalty spot to take home the trophy. Banda […]

Indians win two to extend streak to six straight



The Jourdanton Indians picked up two big nondistrict wins last week to extend their winning streak to six games. Jourdanton opened the week on Jan. 7 with a dominant 67-38 win over Poth. They closed the week with a 75-53 win over Karnes City on Jan. 10. In the win over Poth, the Indians used a big, 9-2 run to […]

Lady Eagles top YWLA, Brooks



The Pleasanton Lady Eagles picked up a pair of wins over San Antonio Young Women’s Leadership Academy and district foe Brooks Academy. The Lady Eagles opened the week on Tuesday, Jan. 7, with a 59-34 win on the road over YWLA. After leading 13-8 in the first quarter, the Lady Eagles outscored YWLA 20-6 in the second to take a […]

Astros dodge fatal bullet



Since the November article accusing the Houston Astros of utilizing the replay room at Minute Maid Park to decode signs in 2017 was published by Ken Rosenthal and Evan Drellich of The Athletic, we all knew the Astros were going to be hit hard by Commissioner Robert Manfred. On Monday, Manfred did just that with yearlong suspensions of General Manager […]

No. 19 Cowgirls win 32-1A opener



The no. 19-ranked Mc- Mullen County Cowgirls kept up their red-hot ways with a dominant win over Runge to open play in District 32-1A on Friday. The Cowgirls won 56-8 behind a dominant performance from Caeli Taylor. Taylor led the way in scoring for the Cowgirls with 19 points. Brenda Beyer was second behind her with 10 points in the […]

PLEASANTON WOMEN’S SOCCER COMPETES AT SAN MARCOS TOURNAMENT

Zoei Diaz (2) tries to dribble past a Medina Valley defender during the San Marcos Tournamnet over the weekend. Pleasanton lost to Class 6A New Braunfels (1-0), 5A Nacogdoches (3-2) and Medina Valley (2-1) in their fourth and final match of the tournament. The Women Eagles picked up their lone win of the tournament in a 2-0 win over Brownsville […]

Trojanettes best Nordheim



The Charlotte Trojanettes picked up a big road win by taking down non-district foe Nordheim on Jan. 10. The Trojanettes beat Nordheim 42-37 in the non-district contest. Charlotte picked up the win behind a stellar night by Julissa Cantu. Cantu led the way in scoring with 17 points for the Trojanettes. She was 5-of-26 from the field with four made […]


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