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Trojanettes ace first home test

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Behind 11 aces, the Charlotte Trojanettes downed the Knippa Lady Crushers in straight sets (25-17, 25-19, 25-17) in their home opener on Tuesday. The win was Charlotte’s fourth in a row and new head coach Chad Mills couldn’t be happier with their start, especially following an adverse weekend at the Pettus tournament, he said. Charlotte finished third in that tournament. […]

Multi-sport standouts set Indian’s pace

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At a school in the University Interscholastic League’s lower classifications, playing two, three or even four sports isn’t unheard of. Many coaches and athletic directors prefer it, even. So it should be no surprise that the Jourdanton Indians have a receiving corps stocked with multisport athletes and they’re helping set the pace of their up-tempo offense that returns 11 starters […]

Lady Eagles cap home tournament with win



Despite dropping their first two matches to San Antonio Highlands (25- 19, 25-14) and Carrizo Springs (29-27, 25-20) on the second day of their home tournament, the Pleasanton Lady Eagles found a way to close out the tournament with a sweep of Lytle (25-6, 25- 13). The win gave head coach Gabriel Aguirre affirmation that his young team is starting […]

Friendly Gloating

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Much like my friend and our former Sports Editor Maggie Rodriguez, I am a diehard Houston Astros fan. I have died through the 100-loss seasons and am currently living through the golden age of professional baseball in Houston. The Astros acquired Cy Young candidate Zack Greinke at the trade deadline and immediately became the odds-on favorite to win the World […]

Scrimmage schedules

Pleasanton vs Hondo, 6:00 p.m., Aug. 16 Jourdanton vs CC Carroll, 10:00 a.m., Aug. 17 Charlotte @ TMI, Harper; 9:00 a.m., Aug. 17 Poteet @ SA Randolph, 6:00 p.m., Aug. 16

Volleyball Roundup: How area teams fared in first tournaments



The weekend marked the beginning of tournament play for area volleyball teams. Here’s how they fared over the weekend. Jourdanton The Jourdanton Squaws ran into tough competition at the Corpus Christi Spikefest over the weekend. Jourdanton dropped their first three matches of the tournament to Corpus Christi Carroll (12-25, 21-25), Rockport-Fulton (25-23, 8-25, 21-25) and Gregory-Portland (4-25, 4-25). On Saturday, […]

Tuesday volleyball scores

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Pleasanton (3-5-1) @ SA Lanier: (Mon.) L 3-1 (23-25, 25-18, 21-25, 20-25) vs Devine: T 2-2 (25-17, 20-25, 22-25, 26-24 @ Randolph: W 2-0 (25-21, 25-23) Jourdanton (1-8) @ Poth L: 3-0 (11-25, 18-25, 21-25) vs NBCA: L 3-0 (11-25, 13-25, 10-25) Poteet (0-5) vs Marion: L 3-1 (25-16, 24-26, 18-25, 20-25) McMullen County (3-6) vs SA Stacey: W 3-0 […]

Salary flaps take fun out

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As an acknowledged full-blooded sports fan there are no other teams that I like as much as the Houston Astros, Dallas Cowboys and San Antonio Spurs when they are in the midst of their regular seasons. As of this moment my main focus is on the Astros and how they will fare in their search for a second World Series […]

Blocks not enough for Lady Eagles against Lanier

Despite tying their season-high for blocks, the Pleasanton Lady Eagles fell to the San Antonio Lanier Voks in four sets (23-25, 25-18, 21-25, 20-25) on the road Monday night. The Lady Eagles posted 13 total blocks in the loss, matching their high mark from their match with Carrizo Springs in the Pleasanton Tournament. Freshmen Angel Tucker and Victoria Urbanczyk each […]

Volleyball Roundup: How area teams fared in first tournaments

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The weekend marked the beginning of tournament play for area volleyball teams. Here’s how they fared over the weekend. Jourdanton finds tough competition at Corpus Christi Spikefest The Jourdanton Squaws ran into tough competition at the Corpus Christi Spikefest over the weekend. Jourdanton dropped their first three matches of the tournament to Corpus Christi Carroll (12-25, 21-25), Rockport-Fulton (25-23, 8-25, […]


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