Jourdanton’s Lea Karren won the girls singles event at the Medina Valley tournament on March 28-29. She beat players from Randolph, Taft, Brandeis and McCollum to earn first place. Jourdanton will host its district tournament April 6 and 8.

Loss to Bears starts tough stretch

Pleasanton’s baseball team lost 12-2 against La Vernia, the second-best team in District 4A-30, on March 29 as it started a stretch of games against the top three teams of the district. The Eagles (7-11-1, 2-2 District 4A-30) tallied runs in the first and second innings to keep it within 3-2. Aaron Perez hit a runscoring double in the first […]

Sports Maven: Anticipating Eagles women’s soccer playoff march

This suspense is overwhelming, in a way that I might chew my office chair if I had to wait longer to watch the Pleasanton women’s soccer start its playoff run. That the Eagles will have played just one game in a span of almost three weeks when they head to Kingsville to play King for bi-district on Friday feels agitating from […]

Pleasanton beats Poteet in Mehrmann-Ambriz duel

Pleasanton won the first district meeting 4-0 at Poteet on Tuesday in the series between the Eagles (7-10-1, 2-1 District 4A-30) and Aggies (9-6, 0-3 District 4A-30). Area fans saw two future college pitchers square off, as Pleasanton’s Hilton Mehrmann, a San Angelo State signee, faced Poteet’s Jordan Ambriz, who signed with Southwest Assemblies of God University. Ambriz struck out […]

Little Leaguers in throws of season

With just about perfect temperatures and a bit of wind in the air, Little League teams hit the fields in Pleasanton, Jourdanton, Poteet and Charlotte for opening day on March 23. Opening ceremonies were held during the morning and games of various levels roared throughout the day. In Pleasanton, children ran through a tunnel formed by Pleasanton High School baseball […]

McDonald pumps up to fourth at state

Jourdanton’s Garrett McDonald earned fourth place in the 148-pound weight class in the Class 3A powerlifting meet in Abeline on March 23. He was tied for third plac eafter the final event, but took fourth since the lifter with which he was tied weighed less than him. “I think I did good, but I know I could have done better,” […]


Pleasanton’s boys golf team won its second tournament in the span of a week on March 25, taking the Leakey tournament at The Golf Club of Texas in Concan by one stroke with a team score of 341 to beat Cornerstone Christian. From left are Blake Foster, Johnny Zamora, Reed Foster, Hunter Underbrink, Matt Garcia and Fisher Underbrink. Blake Foster […]

Squaws blow past Lytle, look to first battle with Mustangs

Jourdanton’s softball team wiped out Lytle 16-1 at home on March 22. The Squaws (15-6, 2-0 District 3A-30) scored five in the first inning and four in the second inning before putting the Pirates away with a seven-run third. Allie Wheeler had three hits and three RBIs. Cladi Muñoz had three hits. Hutner Rankin drove in three runs. The Squaws […]


From left, Pleasanton girls golfers Laken McAda, Meagan Mitchell, Lacey Stevens, Gabi Diaz and Lauren Trapp after getting second in the Leakey tournament at The Golf Club of Texas in Concan on March 25. The Eagles scored 393, 12 strokes away from first-place Cornerstone Christian. Stevens won first, hitting 85. McAda was fourth at 91. Meagan Mitchell hit 106. Lauren […]


Poteet’s boys golf team won the Randolph Ro-Hawk tournament on March 20 with a score of 361. Hunter Miller hit 94. Hunter Carnes hit 93. Derek Scharmann hit 121. Morits Mlensky hit 85 and placed third. Marcus Aguilar hit 89. In the top photo (from left) are Miller, Carnes, Scharmann, Mlensky and Aguilar. In the middle photo (from left), Jourdanton […]

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