Trojans play home pair

Charlotte’s boys basketball team lost 43-34 to Pettus on Nov. 30. The Trojans led 14-8 after the first quarter and 24-21 at halftime. However, Pettus pushed ahead for a 31-26 edge by the end of the third quarter. Manuel Duran scored all 12 of his points in the first half. Jesse Guerra scored eight of his 11 points in the […]

Poteet wins one at Jourdanton Classic

Poteet’s boys basketball team won one of four games at the Jourdanton Classic. Poteet lost 43-34 to George Gervin Academy on Nov. 29. The Aggies (2-7) trailed 5-4 after the first quarter. The Coyotes scored 11 unanswered points en route to a 16-7 halftime lead. Poteet came back to tie it at 18 in the third, but Gervin scored six […]

Poteet tournament schedule

Boys schedulePool A: Holy Cross, Comfort, Winn, Crystal CityPool B: Poth, Pearsall, Poteet, San PerlitaPool playDec. 6 (in auxiliary gym)Holy Cross vs. Comfort 9a.m.Poth vs. Pearsall 10:30 a.m.Winn vs. Holy Cross 12p.m.Comfort vs. Crystal City1:30 p.m.Poteet vs. Poth 3 p.m.Pearsall vs. San Perlita4:30 p.m.Winn vs. Crystal City 6p.m.Poteet vs. San Perlita 7:30p.m.Dec. 7 (in main gym)Poteet vs Pearsall 9 a.m.Comfort […]

Aggies take one of four at Edgewood

Poteet’s girls basketball team won one of four games at the Edgewood tournament. The Aggies (2-7) lost 50-30 to Alamo Heights on Nov. 29. They trailed 18-12 after the first quarter and 28-14 at halftime. D’andra Calhoun had nine points, three rebounds, two steals and a block. Isabella De La Garza had five points, four rebounds, three assists and a […]

Pleasanton eighth grade faces Brooks Academy

Pleasanton’s eighth grade boys basketball teams played Brooks Academy on Dec. 10. The A team won 76-42. “The Eagles played exceptionally all night and kept pressure on the Bengals all game long,” said Pleasanton coach Stephen Barron. R.J. Marquez scored 36 points. Jake Casias had 16 points. Lane Dowdy had 14 points. Austin Rich and Jayce Krauskopf both had four […]

Eagles get second in Hondo after 9-0 start to season

Pleasanton’s boys basketball team extended its unbeaten start to the season to 9-0 and swept through the first couple of rounds of the Hondo tournament before the championship game slipped away from the Eagles in the last few minutes. “The guys set their goals in the very beginning. They’re doing a very good job. They’ve got chemistry,” Pleasanton head coach […]


Charlotte’s Amber Gonzales pulls down a rebound during the 43-41 home win against Utopia on Dec. 4. Charlotte (4-5) won on a pair of last-miinute free throws by Katherine Groff to bounce back from four straight losses during the weekend. Groff finished with 14 points. Jullisa Cantu had nine points. Jessalyn Sanchez had eight points. Groff scored 10 points in […]

San Miguel signs with Laredo College to play softball

Messiah San Miguel, who plays second base and outlfield for Pleasanton, signed with Laredo College on Nov. 28. She gets to realize the dream she had worked toward since she was little. San Miguel said she chose Laredo because of the team atmosphere. She had the opportunity to meet the current players. “I really liked the team. It seemed like […]

Atascosa Basketball Clinic

The Atascosa Basketball Clinic will be hosted in Charlotte on Dec. 15 from 9a.m.to1p.m. Boys and girls ages 12 to 15 are invited to take the opportunity to hone their skills while participating at the clinic. The clinic will be led by Martha Brymer and local athletes. Preregistration is required and waivers must be signed. To register, contact Bob Byrd […]

Plenty of thrills ahead for young, dynamic Jourdanton offense

Jourdanton quarterback Cole Andrus did not have much time in the 48-6 area playoff loss to Edna. Andrus was sacked three times and sometimes rushed out of the pocket to make throws on the run. The sophomore quarterback, along with the underclassmen who populate the Indians’ offensive skill positions, had hit a wall against an extraordinarily quick Edna team, which […]

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