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Poteet XC looks toward postseason

Poteet’s cross-country team ran two meets last week before preparing for the district meet. The Aggies were in the rescheduled Devine Invitational on Sept. 26. Their girls were fifth with 109 points, led by top-10 finisher Bianca Haynes, who finished in 13:34, with Briana Alvarado and Lauren Davila also in the top 20. Poteet’s boys were led by Caleb Rangel […]

Eagles deliver shutout win on homecoming night



Pleasanton’s football team became the topranked defensive team in 4A-I as it recovered fumbles, collected three sacks and stopped Carrizo Springs’ rushing attack during a 35-0 homecoming win on Sept. 28. “We knew they were going to run the ball. They’re a physical football team. We’re physical, too. Our kids fly to the ball,” Pleasanton head coach Stephen Liska said. […]

Trojans rally at Sabinal, end nondistrict unbeaten



Charlotte’s football team made a big stand in the last minute on Sept. 28 to claim a 33-32 road win at Sabinal to extend its unbeaten start. “We saw a lot of character on Friday night,” said Charlotte head coach Rene Ortega. “Even the parents after the game said before then they wouldn’t have been able to do that.” The […]

Squaws continue run through district

Jourdanton’s Shyanne Bauerle hits the ball during the Squaws’ 25-9, 25-10, 25-11 road win against Laredo Harmony on Sept. 28. Jourdanton (15-15, 5-0 District 3A-30) won 25-21, 21-25, 25-16, 25-20 against Cotulla on the road on Oct. 2 to finish the first half of the district schedule undefeated atop the district standings. Jourdanton dealt Cotulla its first district loss. The […]

Jourdanton runners set personal best times at Dilley



Jourdanton crosscountry raced in the Dilley Invitational on Sept. 29. Esmeralda Gonzales led the varsity girls, finishing in 15th place in 14:35. Other varsity finishers include Sawyer Huggins in 28th place in 15:27 and Britlee Griffin in 35th place in 16:17. Jourdanton was unable to enter varsity boys group due to the time needed to travel to a band competition […]

Pleasanton fails test with La Vernia



The Pleasanton Lady Eagle volleyball team played their biggest game of the season against La Vernia on Friday evening, but came up short in four sets. “After that first match, we just lost our focus,” said co-captain Madison McDonald. “We just weren’t playing our game in those last three sets and that’s what cost us the whole game.” The Eagles […]

Charlotte Trojans, Pleasanton Eagles are still unbeaten



Charlotte Trojans and Pleasanton Eagles are rolling along unbeaten, both with 5-0 records. After an open date this weekend, CHS Trojans begin District 15-2A Div. II play Saturday, October 13, at D’Hanis. Trojans senior QB Jevon Santos was impressive in last week’s 33-32 win over Sabinal. He went 10 for 17 in passing for 161 yards with four of his […]

Eagles, Trojans raise bar with 5-0 starts



Two inner Atascosa County football teams made it through the first half of the regular season undefeated. Pleasanton is trying to further a new standard set last year while Charlotte is seeking to create a new tradition within the program. Pleasanton has dominated its opponents. The Eagles have scored at least 30 points and won by 25 or more in […]

Pleasanton freshman football at Carrizo Springs

Pleasanton’s freshman football team won 22-6 at Carrizo Springs on Sept. 27. The Eagles led 8-0 at the end of the first quarter and reached the final score by halftime. Marco Quinonez ran two yards for a touchdown, and then threw to Rudy Franco for the two-point conversion. Ethan Martin threw a 50-yard touchdown pass to Jathan Martinez. Martin threw […]

CHARLOTTE HITS ROUGH PATCH

Charlotte’s Julissa Cantu (7) speaks words of encouragement after a point during the 20-25-25-20, 13-25, 25-27 loss to Augua Dulce at home on Sept. 21. Charlotte (11-9, 1-5 in District 2A-31) lost 23-25, 23-25, 30-32 to Three Rivers at home on Sept. 25, its fifth straight loss.


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