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It’s harder than you think

Fowl Play

Over the weekend, history was made. Vanderbilt senior Sarah Fuller, a 6-foot-2 goalkeeper turnedkicker from Wylie, Texas, became the first woman to play in a Power 5 game after she kicked the second half kickoff. It was the only opportunity she got to kick in the Commodores’ (0-8) 41-0 blowout loss on Saturday. But it was enough to make history. […]

JOURDANTON INDIANS’ HISTORIC 2020 FOOTBALL SEASON IN PICTURES

Squaws fall to Skidmore



The Jourdanton Squaws’ fourth quarter lead wasn’t enough against Skidmore- Tynan on Saturday. The Squaws fell 35-32 after being outscored 23-16 in the second half. Jourdanton led 16-12 at halftime and 25-22 entering the fourth quarter. Macey Briones led the way for the Squaws with 14 points, 10 of which came in the second half. Emma Dorroh had seven, including […]

Same Gallop, different day


In the wild year of 2020, the 41st annual Wild Bill Cowboy Gallop 5K Run and 2-mile fun walk will look and feel different, but will still be the same race runners flock to every year. Now called the Wild Bill Christmas Cowboy Gallop, it is still one of the most friendy and fun local races to be found. Now […]

Llano outlasts Indians in regional semifinals

CEDAR PARK — The Jourdanton Indians held tight with the No. 7-ranked Llano Yellow Jackets in Friday’s Class 3A Division I regional semifinal. Eventually, Llano cracked Jourdanton’s floodgates for a 31-14 win at Gupton Stadium in Cedar Park. Jourdanton’s season ends with an 11-2 record and their first trip to the regional semifinals in 35 years. “It stings right now. […]

HOW SWEET IT IS

Jourdanton advances to first regional semifinal in 35 years


The Jourdanton Indians have reached the third round of the Texas high school football playoffs for the first time since 1985. To do so, the Indians (11-1) had to navigate injuries in a 42-28 win over the Edna Cowboys at Indian Stadium on Saturday night. The moment was almost indescribably sweet for Head Coach and Jourdanton Alum Darrell Andrus. He […]

Slugfest awaits Indians, Llano in regional semis



Jourdanton Head Coach Darrell Andrus and his staff have held practices on Thanksgiving week in the past during their time at Corpus Christi Flour Bluff. That doesn’t make the moment any less sweeter as they prepare for Friday’s regional semifinal. “It feels really good. I’m almost certain it has even more sweetness to it given the fact it’s been a […]

Eagles red-hot to start new campaign



The Pleasanton Eagles picked up wins in two of their first three games of the 2020-2021 season after reaching the regional tournament in March. Pleasanton beat Brooks Academy 98-39 on Tuesday, Nov. 17, to open the season before taking down Lanier 63-51 on Friday. It was a solid debut for the new-look Eagles after graduating four starters from last year’s […]

Turnovers plague Jourdanton



Turnovers eventually led to the first loss of the young season for the Jourdanton Squaws. Jourdanton (2-1) fell 41-27 to the Hondo Lady Owls on Monday after committing a plethora of turnovers. Those turnovers helped Hondo go on runs of 8-0 in the first quarter and 7-0 in the second quarter to pull away from Jourdanton. The Squaws were without […]

Bigger stadium allows for a fitting feel

Fowl Play

The biggest crowd of the season is expected for Jourdanton’s regional semifinal and things will finally feel almost normal. Emphasis on ‘almost.’ Gupton Stadium in Cedar Park is the site for the Jourdanton-Llano regional semifinal and typically holds 11,000 spectators. In the year of COVID and restricted capacities, the stadium has a listed capacity of 3,808 per Leander ISD. Each […]


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