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Celebrating the greatness of Thanksgiving

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Tomorrow is Thanksgiving. If there were a ranking of top holidays I believe Thanksgiving would be one of the topranked holidays. There is a lot to like about Thanksgiving. There is, of course, the food, a smorgasbord of deliciousness. The parades are fun to watch. The fact that Thanksgiving is the only weekday of the year with 12 hours of […]

AGGIES ADVANCE

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Poteet rolls past Luling into second round


Following their district championship, Poteet added to their historical run with a victory against Luling 42-10 in the bi-district round of the playoffs Thursday night. With the win, the Aggies became bi-district champions for the first time since 1958 and advanced to the area round of the playoffs. Despite the milestone, Head Coach Darby House feels his team still has […]

Pleasanton wins Brush Country Classic

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Jourdanton takes second place at tournament


The Pleasanton Lady Eagles opened their season on the road last Tuesday night when they were at West Campus in San Antonio. The Lady Eagles won that game 72-11. On Thursday morning the Brush Country Classic began in Pleasanton with the Lady Eagles taking on the Pearsall Lady Mavericks. Pleasanton took an early lead in the first quarter and then […]

Pleasanton tops Lampasas

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Last minute score lifts Eagles


In their two district losses this season the Pleasanton Eagles had entered the fourth quarter holding a lead before losing that lead and eventually the game. Last Friday the Eagles went into the fourth quarter of their bi-district playoff game against Lampasas holding a 21-14 lead. Once again the Eagles were unable to hold on to the lead, but lessons […]

The greatness of high school football playoffs…

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In my journey as a sports scribe I have been fortunate to cover a wide range of sporting events. I’ve covered everything from high school track meets to a PGA Tour golf tournament. I’ve covered Major League Baseball, the NBA, NCAA tournament and professional soccer. I love covering those events, but to me the greatest sporting event to attend in […]

Jourdanton’s season ends in bi-district

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Indians finish season 6-5 with 56-14 loss to Blanco


Jourdanton’s playoff run was cut short after falling to Blanco 56-14 in the bi-district round Friday night in New Braunfels. The Indians struggled to keep their offense on the field early on. A couple miscues and they found themselves down 21-0 after the first quarter. Jourdanton Head Coach Darrell Andrus knew they had a tough matchup coming in, but felt […]

McMullen Co. beats Waelder in meeting of top-10 teams

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Ranked No. 5 in the preseason TABC poll, the McMullen County boys have high hopes for the 2021-2022 season. The Cowboys began their season on the right foot after they defeated No. 10 Waelder 63-40 Friday night. Senior Troy Allen led the way for McMullen County with 31 points in addition to four steals. Junior Shawn Heritage also contributed with […]

Marquez scores 1,000th point in Eagles season opener

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Pleasanton’s R.J. Marquez surpassed 1,000 career points during the Eagle’s 83-48 victory over Beeville Jones to start the season. Coming into the game ranked No. 21 in the TABC (Texas Association of Basketball Coaches) Poll, expectations were high for Eagle hoops. Though they were unable to score on their first few possessions, Pleasanton eventually got into a rhythm offensively to […]

Aggies look to add to historic season

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Coming off a win against Randolph, Poteet looks to make history for the second week in a row. The Aggies (9-1, 6-0) will kick off at 7 p.m. against Luling (2-7, 1-4) at Heroes Stadium in San Antonio. With a 40-23 win against Randolph, Poteet won their first outright district title since 2005. However, it was their first undefeated district […]

Poteet wins first district title in 16 years

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Last Friday night the Poteet Aggies traveled to Randolph High School to play against the Ro-Hawks for the last regular game in district. Randolph started with the ball first but went 3-and-out as the Aggies offense got ready to march on the field. On the very first play, running back Ernest Davila found a seam and attacked leaving the Ro-Hawks […]


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