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Eagles offensive line, defense playing tough



After four regular season games, the Pleasanton offensive and defensive lines along with linebackers and secondary have all been playing remarkable football. Fans have been treated to very aggressive defensive play that has made it hard for opponents to move the ball. Interceptions and recovered fumbles are one of the results of Pleasanton’s stellar play. On offense, linemen have been […]

Cowboys fans down in the dumps



Dallas Cowboys fans’ hopes for a good season went a bit down the drain Sunday after the team’s dismal performance against Seattle. This was supposed to be the year that Dallas could become a playoff caliber team behind the leadership of Dak Prescott and Ezekiel Elliott and roster full of young talent. Instead, the team seems to have taken a […]

McMullen defeats Benavides, loses to Ben Bolt in three



Last Tuesday evening, the McMullen County Cowgirls (8-22, 3-3 in District 2A-30) hosted the Benavides Lady Eagles (0-1) in a district match-up and defeated them in three sets (26-24, 25-20, 25-22). “This is the first district match-up that McMullen closed down in three,” said Coach Darcy Stockton. “We did a great job of serving during that game and an excellent […]

Aggies fall short against Barons



Poteet was unable to avoid penalties and finish drives as it lost 28-19 at home against St. Mary’s Hall on Sept. 20. The Aggies (0-3) converted two fourth-andinches plays with rushes by Daryn Garza on a drive late in the fourth quarter, but Garza’s pass into the end zone was intercepted with 15 seconds left in the half as they […]

POTEET LOSES PAIR OF DISTRICT MATCHES

Poteet’s Lauren Davila blocks a shot during the 15-25, 15-25, 26-28 loss at home against Gonzales on Sept. 21. Auriana Villalta had nine assists and 13 digs. Emily Zavala led the team with 19 assists. Poteet lost 25-6, 25-15, 25-3 at La Vernia on Sept. 25. Autumn Diaz had six kills. The Aggies (4-10, 1-4 in District 4A-30) will play […]

Poteet invite canceled, more cross-country

The Poteet Aggie Invitational was scheduled for Sept. 22, but was canceled due to thunderstorms that hit the area that morning. Poteet, Pleasanton and McMullen County’s crosscountry team are running at a rescheduled Devine Invitational on Sept. 26 at 2 p.m. Poteet, McMullen County and Jourdanton’s crosscountry teams will run in a meet at Dilley on Sept. 29. Also, Pleasanton’s […]

Pleasanton knocks off Devine



Pleasanton’s football team ran away early against an old rival, beating Devine 39-14 on parents night on Sept. 21. The Eagles’ defense created a simple path to scoring by forcing five turnovers. “It’s always good having a short field because of momentum. Getting up on them big early helped a lot because we haven’t played these guys in a while […]

Eagles ready for test with La Vernia



Pleasanton’s volleyball team is set for the toughest part of its schedule, having won most of the matches in the early part of its district slate. The Eagles (27-6, 3-2 in District 4A-30) breezed past Brooks Academy 25- 3, 25-12, 25-13 on Sept. 21. “I feel like we’re staying more focused,” Madison McDonald said of the Eagles’ recent games. Fellow […]

Jourdanton loses big lead on homecoming



Jourdanton was unable to hang onto a 14-point lead against Natalia in the second half, falling 35-28 on homecoming night. Cole Andrus threw a touchdown pass to Brett Berg in the first quarter for a 7-0 lead. Berg ran for a touchdown to give the Indians a 14-7 edge midway through the second quarter. Four minutes later, Andrus ran for […]

Squaws start district 3-0

In the left photo, Jourdanton’s Jenna Kuykendall serves during the 20-25, 25-19, 25-23, 25-15 win against Natalia on Sept. 21. In the right photo, Hannah Englemann gets a dig against Natalia. Jourdanton won 25-21, 25-10, 25-10 against Lytle on the road on Sept. 25.


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