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Trojanette softball trying to keep form, momentum during hiatus



The Charlotte Trojanette softball team was on a roll. Winners of eight of their last nine games, including their first two district games, the Trojanettes (10-3-1, 2-0) broke into the top 25 rankings from the Texas Girl’s Coaches Association at no. 12 in the last poll before spring sports were suspended by the UIL amid concerns around COVID-19. Now, the […]

A chance to reflect

Fowl Play

This whole thing sucks. COVID 19 has taken so much from everyone. From jobs, to normalcy, to lives, everyone has lost something during this pandemic. For me, last week was supposed to mark the beginning of the 2020 MLB season. Opening Day is almost like a holiday for me. Instead, like just about every professional league in the world, Opening […]

LET THE KIDS PLAY

Area coaches hold out hope for 2020 spring season


The kids just want to play. After the UIL announced on Thursday, March 19, that it extended the suspension of spring sports until May 4, the future for the 2020 spring season began to get murky in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak. “I would hope, for the seniors, that they try to get everything done,” said first-year Charlotte Head […]

Eagle Stadium project on track



Despite a global pandemic, it’s work as usual for the Hellas contractors as they hurry to update Eagle Stadium with a new track, turf playing surface and a new scoreboard among other things. As of Monday, March 23, the Hellas workers are still on track to complete the renovations by mid May, still well before the target date of Pleasanton […]

UIL extends suspension of contests, practices to May 4



AUSTIN — The University Interscholastic League (UIL) announced an extension to its suspension of contests and practices during the COVID-19 pandemic on Thursday, March 19. The newest extension sets the earliest date for competition back to Monday, May 4. On Friday, March 13, the UIL announced the initial suspension would last until March 29. “We are working diligently on contingency […]

Give the UIL credit

Fowl Play

Nothing is certain these days. Nobody knows what the next turn will bring during this outbreak of COVID 19. Nobody knows when sports will return, yet we still hold out hope for it. But the governing body of Texas public high school sports is doing everything in their power to finish the spring season. They’re doing everything in their power […]

McMullen County Cowgirls 2020 All-District Basketball

McMullen County Cowgirls 2020 All-District Basketball

Jourdanton powerlifters qualify for state meet

Three Jourdanton powerlifters qualified for the state meet. Senior Dedrick Querner and junior Isaac Paredes qualified for the Indians. Junior Kylie Bosquez qualified for the state meet, as well. The Indians finished fifth out of 44 teams at the Region V meet at Bishop High School. Paredes led the way for the Indians, finishing first in the 220-pound weight class. […]

UIL extends suspension of contests, practices to May 4 amid Coronavirus concerns

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AUSTIN — The University Interscholastic League (UIL) announced an extension to its suspension of contests and practices during the COVID-19 pandemic on Thursday, March 19. The newest extension sets the earliest date for competition back to Monday, May 4. On Friday, March 13, the UIL announced the initial suspension would last until March 29. “We are working diligently on contingency […]

BASKETBALL ALL-DISTRICT SELECTIONS


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