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Golden State has all the tools



It’s not too hard to see why the Golden State Warriors are the best team in all of basketball these days. Yes, I’m predicting they will win it all no matter who they play in the finals. If I needed convincing they did it to me Monday night when they were able to overcome a huge deficit (17 points) to […]

JOURDANTON 7 ON 7

Jourdanton held their 7 on 7 football games on Thursday, May 2. The games were cut short due to the inclement weather. Teams from Jourdanton, Pleasanton, Natalia and Poteet participated.

Hobbs places fourth with career best at state



Pleasanton’s Dalton Hobbs brought his best elevation in the 4A state track and field meet at Mike A. Myers Stadium at the University of Texas in Austin on May 11. He cleared the bar at six feet, six inches, finishing fourth in his first trip to state. “I had a great time here with my friends and my coaches. It […]

Taylor snags bronze in two events



Caeli Taylor of McMullen County brought her fight both early morning and late night to earn bronze medals in the mile and two-mile events at the 1A state track and field meet on May 10 at Mike A. Myers Stadium on the University of Texas in Austin. She persevered in a one-on-one race in the two-mile before taking third in […]

Charlotte dominates Sabinal in third round



Charlotte Trojanettes took quick advantage in their playoff series with a good Sabinal team, winning in two games in the Class AA regional quarterfinals. The Charlotte wins were by scores of 7-6 and 12-9. These games were played at Incarnate Word University Softball Field. Charlotte won, 7-6, Friday, May 10, and took the second and decisive game win, 12-9, Saturday. […]

Dumont to finish as top UHV female athlete



Torey Dumont of Pleasanton tops out at the University of Houston-Victoria as one of the hardest hitters in the conference, still carrying hopes of making noise in the NAIA softball tournament. Dumont finished her final year at UHV with a handful of honors, including Red River Athletic Conference All-Conference First Team, RRAC All-Tournament Team, RRAC Defensive Player of the Year […]

JOURDANTON BASEBALL ALL-DISTRICT HONOR SELECTIONS

Leaving the other story standing

The Sports Maven

If you’re reading this, I’m already 183 miles down the road in a Nike swoosh-like route in Wharton. But I’m not so far away, if you punch up the Space Jam soundtrack (brace yourself for the sequel with LeBron James). This thing is more about where you are going than where I am going because it’s through this space that […]

Fight intensifies for TV rights…

Sports Focus

Ever since I retired from this newspaper business I have enjoyed life the way I thought most old-timers do when they become senior citizens and go home to do the wife’s chores and pretty much do as we please. Over the years I have found out that doesn’t apply to watching my favorite sports events on television. You see, my […]

Eagles lose to Hidalgo in 4-A Area Playoffs



Pleasanton Eagles lost to Hidalgo in their two out of three baseball playoffs in the 4-A Area Round. Games were played at Falfurrias. The Eagles lost the first game, 6-2, then won the second game, 4-3, before losing in the final match-up, 13-1. In the first game, Friday, May 10, the Eagles opened up with a two-run lead when Aaron […]


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