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Eagles snap district drought

As the fall gust chilled the air for the first time, Pleasanton Head Coach Stephen Liska was doused with Gatorade as his Eagles ended a nine-game losing streak in district play. Pleasanton (3-5, 1-1) beat the Uvalde Coyotes (1-8, 0-3) 30-7 in District 14-4A DI. The win was the biggest step the Eagles needed to take for their hopes of […]

Defense holds, offense rolls as Poteet claims second place

The Poteet Aggies held off a late rally from the Marion Bulldogs on Thursday night to claim sole possession of second place in District 14-3A DI. The Aggies (6-2, 3-1) held Marion to just one touchdown in the second half and 282 yards of total offense to preserve a 29-22 win. The win doubled Poteet’s win total from a year […]

2020: YEAR OF THE WEIRD

Jourdanton, Poteet and Lytle prepare for unique scheduling response to COVID-19


You’ve heard of Friday night lights. But have you heard of Tuesday night lights? That’s exactly what will happen in District 14-3A DI as the district put together a very flexible district schedule to respond to any potential COVID-related stoppages or postponements. The seven-team district, which includes Jourdanton, Poteet and Lytle, will utilize a rule from the UIL that allows […]

Indians cruise to stay atop 14-3A DI



Unlike their 2019 meeting at Mickler Memorial Field, the Jourdanton Indians had no trouble rolling by the Randolph Ro-Hawks at the same venue on Friday night. Thanks to three forced turnovers and a seasonhigh production of 583 yards of total offense the Indians (7-1, 4-0) rolled to a 41-20 win over Randolph (3-3, 1-2). “That was good. I was proud […]

Davila, Aggies rout Cole



Poteet running back Ernest Davila’s four rushing touchdowns in the first quarter of Friday’s game against Cole put the Aggies in cruise control. The Poteet Aggies won their district game against the Cole Cougars, 56-13, while amassing 694 total yards of offense. “We just keep working harder than everyone else,” Davila said. Davila had 218 yards rushing and four touchdowns […]

Charlotte game postponed



The Charlotte Trojans were scheduled to host Bruni this Friday in a pivotal District 15-2A DII clash. Instead, the game has been postponed to Friday, Nov. 6, after COVID-related issues within the Bruni Badgers football team. It was the first schedule alteration of the season for Atascosa County teams due to the coronavirus. Athletic Director Shawn Vowell got the news […]

Dusty Baker forever a Houston icon now

Fowl Play

Houston Astros Manager Dusty Baker is a cinch to be immortalized at the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown. The 71-yearold California native has spent 23 seasons as a big league manager and was in The Show for 18 years before becoming a manager. During his career as a manager, he has led his teams to 1,892 regular season wins […]

Squaws down Karnes City to clinch playoff berth



The Jourdanton Squaws are back into the playoffs after sweeping Karnes City last week. To close out their season series with a pair of wins against the Lady Badgers, the Squaws won in straight sets (25-8, 25-11, 25-18) to move to 8-3 in district play. The Squaws picked up the win behind Gwyn Wells’ double-double of 14 kills and 11 […]

Pirates come back to edge Cotulla



Lytle’s defense held down Cotulla at the goal line to complete an 11-point comeback in the fourth quarter. On Friday, the Pirates traveled to Cotulla and fought back to capture a 29-27 win. “One of these days we won’t make things hard on ourselves,” said Head Coach Robert McConathy. Logan Wilson had one catch, but it was a 15-yard touchdown […]

LADY EAGLES DROP PAIR

Brianna Garcia tries to sneak an attack past a La Vernia on Oct. 13. The Pleasanton Lady Eagles fell to No. 22-ranked La Vernia (12-25, 9-25, 16-25) on Tuesday before falling to Navarro (13-25, 17-25, 20-25) on Friday, Oct. 16. The losses dropped the Lady Eagles to 12-11 and 1-6 in District 27-4A. The Lady Eagles traveled to McMullen County […]


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