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Pleasanton lands veteran to lead softball program



Pleasanton Athletic Director Tab Dumont knew exactly who he wanted to lead Pleasanton’s softball program. On Tuesday, June 29, he got his coach, announcing that veteran coach Mark Salinas would take over as Head Coach for the Lady Eagles. Salinas’ last stop was at Falls City and he has had stops as a Head Coach at Tidehaven and Ganado, as […]

Jourdanton All-Stars’ run ends at sectional tourney



Both the baseball and softball Major All-Stars from Jourdanton Little League saw their seasons come to a close last week. Jourdanton’s softball team was one win away from the championship game after beating Greater Helotes 9-2 on Tuesday, June 29. They fell 3-2 to eventual sectional champion Del Rio the next day. Jourdanton then fell 7-6 to Kerville/Comfort on July […]

NIL a big win for college athletes

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If you haven’t heard about the recent Name, Image and Likeness (NIL) rule change by the NCAA, chances are you’ve been living under a rock. The NCAA voted on and approved an interim NIL policy on June 30 that allows studentathletes at all three levels in the NCAA to benefit from their name, image or likeness in deals with places […]

PLEASANTON LADY EAGLES BASKETBALL CAMP

Pleasanton held its annual girls basketball camp June 28-July 1. The camp was for players from third grade to ninth. Dozens of campers attended to receive coaching from the Pleasanton coaching staff. It was the final camp of Pleasanton’s summer sports camps.

Jourdanton advances two more to sectionals



The Jourdanton Little League will be represented by two more teams at the sectional tournament. Both the Major and Junior All-Stars won the Texas West District 21 championship last week to qualify for the Texas West Section 3 tournament, joining the Jourdanton softball Major All-Stars who qualified earlier in the month. The Major All-Star team beat Pleasanton 5-0 to open […]

Pleasanton, Jourdanton exit early at state 7-on-7



COLLEGE STATION — Pleasanton and Jourdanton made early exits at the state 7-on-7 tournament. Pleasanton dropped their first round game to Midlothian Heritage 26-6. The Eagles didn’t get on the board until Heritage was up 14-0 in the second half. Jourdanton fell 27-18 to Wimberley in their first round game. Pleasanton opened the tournament by going 1-2 in Pool C […]

State 7-on-7 a good appetizer

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The state 7-on-7 football tournament may not be the real game, but it’s definitely a welcomed taste of what’s to come in the fall. Dozens of teams and hundreds of fans descended on College Station’s Veterans Park for the three-day event. After the tournament was called off last year due to the pandemic, it was spectacular to have everyone back. […]

Pilgrim, Hammonds qualify for AAU Junior Olympics



Two Atascosa County track athletes are set to represent their communities at the AAU Junior Olympics in August. Preston Pilgrim, a sophomore at Pleasanton High School, and Kaden Hammonds, an 11-year-old from Poteet, qualified at the AAU Region 19 meet at DW Rutledge Stadium on Saturday, June 26. The AAU Junior Olympics will take place at Turner Stadium in Humble […]


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