Sports

Indians lose three straight



Jourdanton’s boys basketball team saw its losing streak go to three after losses on back-to-back days. “We faced a really tough schedule the last few games. I need to do a better job getting guys in their spots defensively, making sure they’re in the right spots in the press and switching on screens. I need to create more depth,” Jourdanton […]

Aggies beat Holy Cross



Poteet’s girls basketball team beat Holy Cross 54- 50 on Dec. 14. The Aggies trailed 14-12 after the first quarter and 29-24 at halftime before overpowering the Knights in the second half. Poteet closed it to 46- 45 by the end of the third quarter before outscoring Holy Cross 9-4 in the fourth quarter. Chelsea Martinez led the team with […]

PLEASANTON BEATS POTEET

Poteet’s Kayli Kennedy flies past Pleasanton’s Kathleen Valadez during Poteet’s 40-12 home loss to Pleasanton on Dec. 18. Baylee Bauer led Pleasanton (8-11, 1-2 District 4A-30) with 14 points. Kennedy had five points, five rebounds, three blocks and a steal for Poteet (6-12, 0-2 District 4A-30).

Cowboys second at Freer



McMullen County’s boys basketball team took second at the Freer tournament after a close championship game loss. The Cowboys lost 53-48 to Laredo Harmony in the final on Dec. 15. Dustin Allen scored 14 points. Logan Ridgeway had 11 points. Cayden Turner had nine points. On Dec. 14, five Cowboys scored in double figures during a 78-10 win against Freer […]

Pleasanton ballers crushing the competition



Pleasanton’s boys basketball team has been a marvel, owning the competition so far this season. The Eagles are on a six-game winning streak, attaining a 16-1 record following a fun win at Poteet on Tuesday to start district play. The Eagles, which are ranked 24th by the Texas Basketball Coaches Association, have dominated their opponents. Fourteen of their 16 wins […]

Sports are simply hard to predict



No matter how big a sports fan you are, or how much you study teams before they play each other, the outcomes are simply hard to predict. Who would have thought that the Dallas Cowboys, winners of five straight before Sunday’s games, and looking like one of the best teams in the NFL after dominating the New Orleans Saints, would […]

Squaws win one of two home games



Jourdanton’s girls basketball team lost 56-34 at home to Karnes City amid foul trouble. The Squaws (6-8) led 7-5 after the first quarter following a transition layup by Mia Lopez with a minute left. They quickly built it to 11-5 early in the second quarter, but Karnes City stormed back with a string of layups and took an 18-14 lead […]

Pleasanton trio medals in AGF Nationals



Three boys from Pleasanton won medals in the American Grappling Federation national Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu competition, which took place on Dec. 15 in Tulsa. Nine-year-old Tristen Caballero, who has one year of training, earned a bronze medal in the nogi intermediate division and a gold medal in the gi division. All of his wins came via submission. Twelve-year-old J.P. Robles earned […]

DOZENS OF RUNNERS BRING CHRISTMAS SPEED TO SANTA RUN

Runners converged near the Pleasanton Civic Center to participate in the Santa Run Saturday evening. The Santa Run was an untimed fun run that was about one mile. Nicole Brauchle won the race, followed by Tristan Salmeron in second place and Ethan Flores in third. A total of 43 runners entered the race. Pleasanton cheerleaders held up the finishing line […]

Pleasanton sweeps home tournament



Pleasanton’s boys basketball team rumbled through its round-robin home tournament, beating all four opponents by double digits. “This was really important for us to be more motivated, keep going and keep working hard,” said Santiago Arguijo. On Dec. 13, the Eagles (16-1) started with a quick 73-30 win against Stockdale. They jumped to a 26-8 lead by the end of […]


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