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Aggies fight falls short against perennial power Wimberley

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SAN ANTONIO — The Poteet Aggies rallied from a 21-point first half deficit, only to fall to the Wimberley Texans 49-35 in the bi-district round of the UIL football playoffs. The comeback attempt started in the second quarter when Josh Hill sparked a 21-point run for the Aggies with his 35-yard touchdown catch from an Eric Trevino pass. The senior […]

Cowgirls back into regional tournament



The McMullen County Cowgirls are back into the Class 1A Region IV tournament following a three set win over Medina (25-16, 25-17, 25-11) on Tuesday in Devine. The win marks the first time the Cowgirls have made it to the regional tournament since 2017, when they lost in the regional final. Madison Sherrer and Caina Sneed led the way offensively […]

Indians claim first district title in eight years



A big first half propelled the Jourdanton Indians to their first district championship in eight years with a 35-13 win over San Antonio Cole on Friday night. The Indians led 28-7 at halftime and held Cole to just six points in the second half to secure the win. “I think it was an exciting night,” head coach Darrell Andrus said. […]

Tribe ready to run



With a large group back from last year’s area finalist team, the Jourdanton Indians are hopeful they can make a deep run in the postseason. “We’ve been preparing the [seniors] for this since they were in ninth grade,” head coach Darrell Andrus said. “They’ve been to the playoffs every single year since the ninth grade. A lot of them have […]

Aggies clinch first playoff berth since 2016



For the first time since 2016, the Poteet Aggies are playoffbound after a dominant 57-14 win over Pearsall at home on Friday. “Win or lose, this team makes every play worth it,” senior Eric Treviño said. “We deserved it.” The Aggies set the tone on the second play of the game by recovering the first of three fumbles by the […]

Poteet not ready for dream to end



For Poteet senior offensive lineman Seth Ritchey, Friday’s playoff-clinching win over Pearsall was almost dream-like. Ritchey said he woke up the next morning expecting to have to come to grips with his high school football career being over instead of being a part of the first playoff team for the Aggies since 2016. Only, it wasn’t a dream and the […]

Hidalgo ends Lady Eagles’ season in straight sets



CORPUS CHRISTI — The Pleasanton Lady Eagles’ volleyball season came to an end on Thursday in a straight-set loss to Hidalgo (22-25, 20-25, 19-25) in the Area Round of the playoffs. With a young group, head coach Gabriel Aguirre was happy to get back to the Area Round. But the longtime head coach said the team really felt they could […]

Pleasanton’s playoff hopes tripped up in finale



For the second year in a row, the Pleasanton Eagles will miss the playoffs following a heartbreaking 23-20 loss to La Vernia at home on Friday. The Eagles fell behind two scores in the first quarter for the second week in a row and narrowly missed a stunning comeback for the second time in as many weeks in another entertaining […]

The best spectacle in amateur sports



There’s an argument to be made that the UIL state football playoffs is the single greatest amateur tournament in the United States. Entering this week, 704 teams will have a chance to go to the UIL State Champion- ships at AT&T Stadium in Arlington. By the end of the weekend, 352 schools will turn their attention to basketball and the […]

Lady Eagles open 2019 with win, playoff expectations



The Pleasanton Lady Eagles opened their 2019 basketball campaign with a thrilling 51-48 win over Falls City on Saturday and expectations to make the playoffs after missing the dance a year ago. The Lady Eagles fell behind early before fighting back to take the lead and eventually the win to start the season. “It’s very encouraging — gritty,” head coach […]


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