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Charlotte wins third straight



Charlotte’s girls basketball team won its third straight game,  beating San Antonio-Stacey 35-21 on Jan. 11. The Trojanettes (10-10, 4-1 District 2A-31) outscored Stacey 11-3 in the fourth quarter to pull away. Charlotte led 24-18 after the third quarter after leading 16-7 at halftime. Katherine Groff scored 11 points. Julissa Cantu had eight points. Charlotte won 49-21 at Lee Academy […]

Eagles go 1-3 at San Marcos



Pleasanton’s girls soccer team lost three of four games at the San Marcos tournament. The Eagles (4-3-1) lost 4-0 to Alamo Heights before beating San Antonio- Veterans Memorial 3-1 on Jan. 10. They lost 1-0 to Bastrop on Jan. 11 before falling 3-2 to North Crowley. The Eagles trailed 3-0 at halftime against North Crowley before scoring two goals in […]

Pleasanton in fifth place at midpoint of district schedule



Pleasanton’s girls basketball team sits one game outside the top four of District 4A-30 with six games left. Midway through the district schedule, Pleasanton head coach Daryl Rentfro said his team can still hang with any team in the district. “It’s just about closing out. We’ve seen everyone. Going forward it’s going to help us. We need to refocus and […]

POTEET EARNS FIRST TWO DISTRICT WINS

Poteet’s Thomas Salas throws a pass during the Aggies’ 58-39 home win against Cuero on Jan. 11. Poteet led 24-17 at halftime after being tied with Cuero at 11 at the end of the first quarter. The Aggies led 41-30 after the third quarter. Tristin Ruiz, John Fernandez and Adam Dewind each scored 12 points. The Aggies shot better than […]

Dallas Cowboys can’t do anything right



If the Dallas Cowboys had gone on to win the Super Bowl this year, there is no doubt in my mind that someone, somewhere would find something wrong and criticize them. Immediately after the Cowboys lost to the Los Angeles Rams 30-22 in Saturday’s division playoff, sports personalities and talk show hosts began speculating about who should get fired and […]

Pleasanton pounds La Vernia for control of district



Pleasanton’s boys basketball team pounded La Vernia 96-63 on Jan. 11 to take the lead in District 4A-30. “La Vernia’s a very good team. They’re very well coached. They’ve got a lot of kids that can shoot. We just came out and wanted it more,” said Pleasanton head coach Ricardo Marquez. The Eagles (22-3, 5-0 District 4A-30), which are ranked […]

Cowgirls earn 20th victory



McMullen County’s girls basketball team is ranked fifth in 1A by the Texas Girls Coaches Association after earning its 20th win. The Cowgirls (21-3, 3-0 District 1A-32) beat Runge 62-18 on the road for their 13th straight win. Caeli Taylor drained six three-pointers, including two at the end of the first quarter for a 26-6 lead. Chloe Taylor had three […]

Mehrmann signs to pitch for Angelo State University



Pleasanton’s Hilton Mehrmann signed to play baseball for Angelo State University on Jan. 9. “Since I was three years old, it’s been my dream,” he said. Mehrmann took a big leap last year as a junior, garnering a 1.77 ERA and striking out 71 batters in 52 2/3 innings. “It was all the hard work I put in. My goal […]

EAGLES TAKE SECOND IN BATTLE OF BRUSH COUNTRY

Pleasanton’s Sofia Rivera controls the ball against Bandera in the Eagles’ home tournament, the Battle of the Brush Country. See page 2 for the story.

Pleasanton, Jourdanton players named Football Academic All-State

Academic All-State honors have been released by the Texas High School Coaches Association. The students must be senior athletes, student trainers, or managers in good standing with the team, of good moral character and have a cumulative grade point average of 92 or better. The THSCA evaluates nominees based on GPA, class rank, SAT and/ or ACT score, with points […]


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