No. 2 SA Cole powers past Jourdanton


JOURDANTON—The San Antonio Cole boys basketball team showed Friday night why it is ranked No. 2 in the state. And while Jourdanton kept it close early—leading 20-18 in the second quarter—the Cougars proved to have too much firepower. Using a combination of quickness and 3-point shooting, Cole used a 21-5 run to close the half on the way to a […]

No. 14 Poth too much for Squaws

2 technical fouls called in chippy ending

POTH—Poth guard Sydney Cooper told her coach she was extremely anxious heading into Friday’s key district matchup with second-place Jourdanton. The nerves seemed to subside early, as the sophomore scored 13 points in the opening quarter for the District 26-3A front-runners. Cooper nailed three 3-pointers during a 15-1 start to the game, and the state-ranked Pirettes weathered a second-quarter rally […]

Lady Eagles come up short against Somerset, Cuero

PLEASANTON—It seemed like Somerset had an answer for every push it got from the Pleasanton girls basketball team Wednesday night. The teams were neck-and-neck throughout the game, with the Lady Eagles taking a lead in the opening minute of the fourth quarter. But like they had all night, the Lady Bulldogs responded, going on to earn their first district win […]

Pleasanton lands 7 on academic all-state teams

The Pleasanton football team had its most successful season in 10 years on the field, and its latest accomplishment showed the Eagles took care of business in the classroom as well. Pleasanton had seven players earn spots on the Texas High School Coaches Association Academic All-State teams, a distinction reserved for seniors who have maintained a 92 GPA throughout high […]

Poth pulls away in 2nd half against Jourdanton

POTH—The Jourdanton and Poth boys basketball teams met Friday with sole possession of second place in District 26-3A on the line. Entering with identical 4-1 records, the game got off to the tight start many expected. Then, the Pirates pulled away in the third quarter. Poth used a 20-2 run in the period to separate itself on the way to […]

Lady Eagles place 4th at tough Salado tournament

The Pleasanton girls soccer team traveled north for the Salado tournament over the weekend and came away with a fourth-place finish. The Lady Eagles got three games in, winning their opening before dropping a pair. Pleasanton opened with a thrilling 1-0 victory over Class 6A Copperas Cove that featured a near-last-second goal. Freshman midfielder Renata Osorio volleyed a corner kick […]

Somerset’s 19-0 run helps end Pleasanton winning streak

PLEASANTON—Pleasanton boys basketball coach Ricardo Marquez spoke to his team for about 20 minutes in the locker room following Wednesday’s game against Somerset. That’s the kind of talking to that comes after a disappointing loss. The Eagles came out flat, and the Bulldogs used a 19-0 stretch in the first half to establish a big lead en route to a […]

Eagles hold off Aggies in thrilling district opener

POTEET—When the Pleasanton and Poteet boys basketball teams met in their District 30-4A opener Friday night, something had to give. The Eagles and Aggies entered playing their best basketball of the season, each coming in with impressive stretches of winning. Not surprisingly, the two hot teams traded punches throughout the game. In the end, it was Pleasanton’s final push that […]

Lady Eagles stymie rival Poteet for 1st district win

POTEET—The Poteet girls basketball team could not get anything going Friday night against Pleasanton. The Lady Eagles made sure of it. The Lady Aggies shot 11 percent and lost 46-21 at a standing-room-only home gym to give Pleasanton its first district win of the season. The Lady Eagles held Poteet scoreless in two quarters in the blowout victory that sent […]

Eagles earn consolation championship at home tourney

PLEASANTON—The Pleasanton boys soccer team dropped the first match of its home tournament but rebounded to walk away with the consolation championship. The Eagles dropped Wimberley 4-1 in the consolation title match Saturday evening to finish 2-1 at the two-day tournament. Pleasanton built a 2-0 halftime lead and held off the Texans in the final 40 minutes. The Eagles reached […]

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