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Trojanettes win on road



This past week, the Charlotte Trojanettes picked up a pair of road wins in District 30-2A. On Tuesday, Jan. 12, the Trojanettes traveled to La Pryor. The Charlotte Trojanettes picked up a win against the Lady Bulldogs 56-24. Senior Jessalyn Sanchez led the Trojanettes with 20 points. Sanchez was 6-of-9 from the three-point line. Junior Mia Campos followed with 14 […]

Jourdanton girls rebound against Lady Ags in 27-3A



Following a 30-point loss to Lytle a week ago, the Jourdanton Squaws used some sharp shooting to get back on track. The Squaws (6-5, 4-2) beat Poteet on Tuesday, Jan. 5, and Cotulla on Thursday, Jan. 7, before falling to Karnes City on Friday, Jan. 8. In Tuesday’s 59-27 win over Poteet, Jourdanton opened the game on an 8-0 run […]

Tribe continues unbeaten start



Jourdanton pounced on Poteet quick in the first quarter of Tuesday’s district basketball game and never looked back. On Tuesday, Jourdanton quickly handled Poteet 75-50. The Indians built off their momentum from their win over Lytle a week ago. “I liked our energy early,” said Head Coach Truman Reagan. “We kind of fed off that Lytle game, which is what […]

Eagles bounce back at tourney



After a rocky start in group play, the Pleasanton women’s soccer team found their form to secure some form of hardware in their annual Battle in the Brush Country tournament over the weekend. Pleasanton walked away as Silver Bracket champions despite three losses in group play. The Eagles opened group play with a 2-0 loss to Canyon Lake on Thursday, […]

Jumping the gun

Fowl Play

Last week, I criticized the University of Texas’ hiring of Alabama Offensive Coordinator Steve Sarkisian to fill the vacancy left by Tom Herman’s firing. I stand by that criticism and that the quick hiring felt forced. However, is Sarkisian the right guy for Texas? Ask any Longhorn fan and they’ll tell you yes. During his time at Alabama, he has […]

Lady Eagles fall to open district



The Pleasanton Lady Eagles’ comeback fell short against the La Vernia Lady Bears. On Friday, the Eagles lost 54-42 to La Vernia dropping them to 0-2 in district. “La Vernia just came out hot; they hit two quick threes and that play kind of shocked us,” said Pleasanton Head Coach Daryl Rentfro. The “play” Rentfro referenced happened five minutes into […]

Falls City bests Trojans



Tuesday, Jan. 5, the Charlotte Trojans traveled to Falls City for their third game of the season. The Trojans fell to the Beavers 46-29. “Anytime you lose a ball game it stings. The long delay has affected our ability to get in a rhythm as a team and to find our identity,” said Head Coach Israel Aguero. “We are going […]

PLEASANTON BOYS TAKE CONSOLATION CHAMPIONSHIP

The Pleasanton Eagles men’s soccer team won the consolation championship at the Beeville tournament over the weekend. Jaime Garcia and José Hernandez were named to the All-Tournament team. Pictured L-R: Back- Head Coach Alejandro Hernandez, Carlos Garcia, John Cabrera, Alex Cabrera, Fancisco Banda, Isom Smith, Silverio Banda, Jose Hernandez, Jesus Marquez, Zachary Zamora, Jose Perez, Cade MacManus, Donovan Alaniz, coach […]

Eagles stumble in non-district finale



The Pleasanton Eagles hit a speed bump ahead of district play by splitting their final two non-district games. The Eagles opened last week by beating Fox Tech 74-47 on Tuesday, Jan. 5, before falling to Brooks Academy 69-61 on Friday, Jan. 8. In Tuesday’s win, the Eagles shot 42% from the field. They went on a 15-6 run in the […]

Trojanettes let Falls City off the hook



On Tuesday, Jan. 5, the Charlotte Trojanettes traveled to Falls City for district play. The Charlotte Trojanettes fell to the Beaverettes 46-27. “With the closure happening I knew we were going to have to work ten times harder because we were the only team in the district not being able to play throughout the break,” said Head Coach Nicholas Lopez. […]


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