Sports

McMullen County rebounds after two losses



The McMullen County Cowgirls picked up a fourset win against Natalia (25-22, 20-25, 25-20, 25-23) on Saturday, Aug. 15, after falling in straight sets to Freer (7-25, 12-25, 13-25) on Tuesday, Aug. 11, and no. 8-ranked D’Hanis (17-25, 22-25, 18-25) on Friday, Aug. 14. Junior Caina Sneed set the pace for the Cowgirls with six kills against Natalia. Chloe Taylor, […]

WIGGINS’ BIG HAUL

Jeremy Wiggins (right) and his son Max hold up some of the fish that helped them win a pair of tournaments this past Sunday at the Choke Canyon Reservoir.

Pleasanton shuts down football practices after positive coronavirus test

Pleasanton ISD has temporarily suspended their football practices after a member of the high school football program tested positive for the coronavirus. Athletic Director Tab Dumont said, on Wednesday, practices will be shut down for the next 14 days. They are currently talking with local health officials, he added. “Hopefully we can get back up and running soon,” Dumont said. […]

No. 10-ranked Indians eyeing historic season



The Jourdanton Indians know they have the potential to make the 2020 season a historic one for their school. The Indians debuted in the Dave Campbell’s Texas Football/Associated Press rankings as no. 10 in Class 3A Division I. DCTF went further and picked Jourdanton to win Region IV. They hope they can meet those expectations or even go further than […]

New year, bigger goals for Lady Eagle volleyball



Experience is on the Pleasanton Lady Eagles’ side this year. The Lady Eagles return eight players from their 2019 campaign that saw them reach the area round of playoffs. “We’re extremely lucky that they let us start on time,” Head Coach Gabriel Aguirre said. “The girls look fired up about getting ready to play, we’re ready to go. Hopefully we […]

Veteran-heavy Squaws aim for redemption in 2020



If the Jourdanton Squaws can have their way, their 2020 campaign will be much different than 2019. After graduating just two seniors from the 2019 team that fell to Taft in the bi-district round of playoffs, the Squaws hope they can write a better story in 2020, which hopefully includes a third consecutive district championship. “[This season’s] gonna be great,” […]

Fall could be an exciting time for Atascosa County sports

Fowl Play

The fall sports season could be very exciting for numerous reasons. First off, just admire the historicity of this situation: sports are returning in the middle of a pandemic. As a journalist who loves chronicling history, being able to cover games, practices and feature stories at a time like this is incredible for positive and negative reasons alike. Secondly, there […]

Eagles give back before start of the season

Before the football season even started, the Pleasanton Eagles scored their first win in the form of community service. On July 28, players and coaches went to United Methodist Church to help unload three trucks and one trailer worth of food from the San Antonio Food Bank for the UMC food pantry. The group of 20 players and coaches adjusted […]

Pleasanton ISD announces plan for fan attendance

The coming fall sports season will look a lot different and Pleasanton ISD has announced how different with their guidelines for the upcoming sports seasons. “Please understand that these guidelines could change throughout the season,” Athletic Director Tab Dumont said in a letter to fans. “We will make every effort to ensure that we are following the CDC health and […]

Lady Eagles explosive in opener

The Pleasanton Lady Eagles used a big offensive output to down the Devine Arabians in four sets during the 2020 season opener on Tuesday night. The Lady Eagles (1-0) beat Devine (0-1) 28-26, 25-13, 24-26 and 25-19 to begin the season on a high note. “It feels good to get that first win, but, again, we still have to do […]


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