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Trojanettes take third at district



The Charlotte track teams had quite a few athletes make it to area at the District 31-2A meet in Falls City on Wednesday, April 7. The Trojans and Trojanettes will send a total of 14 athletes to the area meet, which will be in Harper on Wednesday, April 14. Nine girls will represent the Trojanettes, including the 400-, 800- and […]

Hot temps, cold bats

Fowl Play

Last week was sweltering hot. I covered two games on Friday and soaking in the sun at both made me dread the coming summer. Temperatures were in the 100s and, though I’m not a meteorologist, I suspect this summer won’t bring any relief. But, as the heatwave came, the Houston Astros’ bats went cold, like arctic cold. Houston opened the […]

Schuchart, Indians take first; Squaws qualify for regionals



Both Jourdanton golf teams are headed to the regional tournament. Jourdanton won the boy’s team title and finished second in the girl’s bracket of the District 27- 3A tournament at Pleasanton Country Club on Wednesday, April 7. The Indians shot a total score of 386 to win the team title by 20 strokes over Lytle. The Squaws missed the championship […]

Pleasanton wallops Brooks, sets eyes on late seeding push



The Pleasanton Lady Eagles have all but assured themselves a playoff spot and now hope to make a push for better seeding in the playoffs. Pleasanton (7-8, 2-3) beat Brooks Academy (0-5, 0-5) 16-0 in three innings on Friday, April 9. The Lady Eagles scored all 16 runs in the first inning and sent 18 batters to the plate in […]

Squaws’ playoff hopes take hit



The Jourdanton Squaws are now on the outside looking in at the playoff picture in District 27-3A. Jourdanton (3-14, 3-7) suffered a pair of losses to Cotulla and Dilley last week. Those losses put the Squaws two games behind fourth place Lytle in the final playoff spot. “I always say when you’re called upon, you need to execute,” Head Coach […]

McMullen Co. sends 11 to regional track meet



The McMullen County Cowboys and Cowgirls will have a chance to send a solid amount of athletes to the state track meet. McMullen County advanced a total of 11 athletes to the Region IV-1A meet at the District 31/32- 1A area meet on Saturday, April 10, in Medina. The Cowgirls boast seven regional qualifiers, including their 1600-meter relay team. The […]

Late miscues doom Poteet in 27-3A tilt



Poteet’s defensive miscues helped district foe Poth narrowly escape defeat. On Tuesday, the Aggies fell to the Pirates 5-4. The Pirates scored the eventual winning run in the sixth inning of their District 27- 3A match-up. “We just have to stay focused and keep taking reps in practice,” said Poteet Head Coach Terry Parsons. “Hopefully, next time around you don’t […]

Squaws squander early lead at Lytle


The Jourdanton Squaws squandered an early lead late against the Lady Pirates. On Tuesday, Jourdanton lost on the road to Lytle 8-3. The Squaws jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the top of the first inning.  “We had it. We’re a contender every time and then we put ourselves out of it. We lose the fire, we lose the […]

Errors lead to late slip for Jourdanton

The Jourdanton Indians had a shot to hand Lytle their first district loss of the season. Instead, five errors spelled a late collapse for the Indians (9-6, 5-4) in a 10-8 loss to Lytle (13-5-1, 8-0) on Tuesday, April 13. Jourdanton led 6-4 entering the sixth inning before an error by senior pitcher Colton Schuchart allowed Carson Aldridge to score. […]

Berg, Indians bounce back with run rule win

The Jourdanton Indians bounced back into the win column in dominant fashion. Jourdanton (9-5, 5-3) beat Dilley 13-3 in five innings on Friday, April 9. The Indians sealed the game in walk-off fashion on Brett Berg’s two-run double. The senior utility man would come around on the same play thanks to a pair of errors by the Wolves. The Indians […]


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