Sports

Eagles edged in closing minutes



Pleasanton’s boys soccer team lost 2-1 to Gonzales on March 1. The Eagles and Apaches were tied at 1 by the midpoint of the first half. Silverio Banda had a penalty kick from the left side with nine minutes left in the second half, but it sailed over the net. A few minutes later, Gonzales scored the go-ahead goal. “It […]

TROJANETTES REOPEN FIELD WITH WIN

Charlotte’s Analise Gaitan delivers a pitch as the Trojanettes beat Yorktownn 14-3 in its first home game since its field was renovated. In the Port Aransas tournament, Charlotte won one of five games. The Trojanettes beat Aransas Pass 11-1 on March 2 after losing 15-3 to Mathis earlier in the day. Charlotte also lost 2-1 to Port Aransas, 8-6 to […]

Squaws hit rally button in Seguin tournament



Jourdanton’s softball team had two comeback wins out of their four straight victories in the Seguin tournament. “We learned a lot in that tournament. We had some girls step up. We need to stay away from errors,” said Jourdanton head coach Chuck Ponton. Jourdanton (13-6) beat John Paul II 13-12 on Feb. 28 with a walk-off hit by Kassandra Garcia. […]

Kayaker wins bass tourney


“Watch out for those kayakers,” said the Atascosa Bass Club’s tournament director Craig White after Mitch Garcia of Poteet – fishing out of a kayak – won the club’s February Tournament at Coleto Creek. Ten members of the club fished the tournament on Feb. 23-24 at the lake situated on Hwy. 59 between Victoria and Goliad but only two anglers […]

Champion Bosquez leads Eagles’ regional lifters



Pleasanton had two of four female powerlifters medal in regionals at Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Memorial High School on March 1. Illeana Bosquez won her second regional title to help the team to a ninth place finish out of 29 teams. She lifted her way to the top of the 259 pound-and-up weight class by stacking a total of 1,075 pounds, including […]

Eagles own first part of district race



Pleasanton’s women’s soccer team has won seven straight games and holds the lead in District 4A-29. The Eagles (15-6-3) beat Gonzales 6-1 on March 1. Sofia Rivera scored two goals and Delanee Olivarri, Renata Osorio, Carly Esquivel each had one. The other goal was an own goal put in by the Apaches. Madelyn Bird and Jenna Westfall said that having […]

JOURDANTON CLAIMS THIRD IN TEAM TENNIS REGIONAL

Jourdanton’s tennis team placed third in the team tennis regional meet, which was in Uvalde on March 2. The team lost to Knippa in the first round. Jourdanton beat Sabinal 10-6 to get third place with Soledad Bautista winning girls singles for the final point. Jourdanton was a state meet alternate, but was not moved up into the meet. Jourdanton […]

Pleasanton, Poteet boys basketball All-District honorees

This is the last in the series of basketball All- District honorees. Those of McMullen County boys and girls, Jourdanton boys, Pleasanton girls and Poteet were in the Feb. 27 issue. Those of Jourdanton girls and Charlotte girls were in the Feb. 20 issue.

PAIR MEDALS AT STOCKDALE

Jourdanton’s Nurai Ganieva and David Campozano won the consolation bracket at the Stockdale tournament on Feb. 26.

Indians win one in home round robin



Jourdanton’s baseball team lost three of four games in its home round robin tournament. “Defense is what killed us in the tournament, and that we did not have enough hits,” said Jourdanton head coach Tim Bertholf. “Our pitchers did alright. We played a couple of quality teams in Cornerstone Christian and Poth.” The Indians won their first game 7-4 against […]


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