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Statement falls half a quarter short for No. 8 Jourdanton



The No. 8-ranked Jourdanton Indians found out why No. 7 Calallen is widely heralded on Friday night and they had a chance to make a statement win. Instead, that statement fell half a quarter short in a 56-35 loss. The Indians (1-1) aren’t in the business of moral victories, but they find encouragement in the fact they went toe-to-toe with […]

UIL threatens schools not complying with protocols



The fall sports season started in early August and football season kicked off last week. It may be in jeopardy after the first week of football season, as the UIL has issued a stern warning to member schools about the importance of following their COVID-19 guidelines. In a memo sent out to school districts on Sept. 1, the UIL threatened […]

Lady Eagles sweep Uvalde



The Pleasanton Lady Eagles were able to shake off a pair of losses with a dominant win over Uvalde on Tuesday, Sept. 1. The Lady Eagles swept Uvalde (25-12, 25-6, 25-5) behind a full team effort. In addition to sophomore outside hitter Sadie McAda and junior setter Tess Underbrink continuing their stellar run of form, sophomore outside hitter Victoria Urbanczyk […]

UIL’s centennial season already one of the most memorable

Fowl Play

Uncertainty can make for great entertainment. As winter began to give way to spring, eyes began to shift toward the fall and the UIL’s 100th season. Then the world went on lockdown. With seasons cancelled and no end in sight, the fall looked less and less likely by the day. Two weeks before teams were set to open their fall […]

Eagles, Indians look to right wrongs in Hwy 97 shootout



Whoever claims the 2020 installation of the Highway 97 Shootout between Pleasanton and Jourdanton will get back into the win column after tough losses in week 2. For both teams, a win in this rivalry game will go a long way toward their goals for the 2020 campaign. Both Head Coaches want their players in a high-pressure situation similar to […]

Lady Ags notch first win



The Poteet Lady Aggies closed out their non-district slate with their first win of the season. Poteet (1-7) dispatched Falls City on the road on Tuesday, Sept. 1, with a straight-set win (25-15, 25- 8, 25-14). Lauren Davila’s doubledouble of 12 kills and 10 assists helped the Lady Aggies get in the win column for the first time this season. […]

Squaws swept by Bandera at home



With district volleyball games slated to start this week, Jourdanton ended the preseason flat. Last Tuesday, the Bandera Lady Bulldogs swept the Squaws (24-26, 14-25, 22-25). The first set saw Jourdanton crawl back into the game after being down double digits. “We have been in some of those situations already this season where we were down and we knew we […]

Trojans ready for opener after delayed start



The Charlotte Trojans weren’t like most of the schools in the state of Texas on Aug. 3. Instead of heading to the field for their first practice, they had to go through a two-week acclimation period before starting practices because they had shut down workouts during the summer. That pushed the start of their practices back to the end of […]


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