In the left photo, Jourdanton’s Lea Karren with her first-place prize from the Lanier tournament, where Jourdanton competed March 21 and 22. In the right photo, Riley Hindes (left) and James Gonzales (right) with their second place medals at Lanier. Jourdanton will be in the Medina Valley tournament March 28 and 29.


Photos by Noel Wilkerson Holmes, Joe David Cordova, Rebecca Pesqueda, Gabi Ruiz, Jordan Pena and Amanda Pawelek.

Gobblers eat into Eagles’ lead for third place

Pleasanton’s softball team is now in a desperate race to hold onto its third-place spot in District 4A-30 after losing 13-3 to Cuero on March 22. The Gobblers scored eight runs in the first three innings. Madison McDonald hit two solo home runs late in the game in an attempt to help rally the Eagles. Adrianna Solorzano also had two […]

Sports Focus: Lady Bears are team to beat in NCAA tournament

It’s always at this time of the year that the nation’s college basketball teams – men and women – take over the sports pages of most major newspapers for March Madness. I don’t consider myself an expert on college basketball because there are too many teams to follow and on any given day, any team can beat the other. I […]

Indians rediscover bats

Jourdanton’s baseball team rediscovered its bats a few days before starting district play. The Indians (6-7-1) used a huge inning to rally and beat Ingram Moore 15-4 on March 25. “We’re finally getting some timely hits. Going into district, we needed that,” said Jourdanton head coach Tim Bertholf. Ingram Moore had scored two runs in the first inning and two […]

Pleasanton moves up in district

Pleasanton’s baseball team beat Gonzales 10-3 in their first district win on March 22. The Eagles (7-10- 1, 2-1 District 4A-30) and Apaches were tied at two in the middle of the fourth inning. Deryian Martinez’s home run in the bottom of the fourth inning started a two-run spurt before the Eagles added one in the fifth and five in […]

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