Sports

Correction

In last week’s issue, the award for Nick Cordova of Jourdanton in the District 15 3A-I honors was incorrectly stated. Cordova was named the Newcomer of the Year. We regret the error. Congratulations to Cordova for the award.

LUCKMAN TAKES DOWN AXIS DEER

Bailey Luckman shot down an axis deer at the Swamp Ranch on Nov. 24. The guide was Billy McPherson.

Pleasanton drops five at Karnes City tourney



Pleasanton’s girls basketball team lost all five of its games against daunting competition in the Karnes City Lady Badgers Round Robin Classic. “We struggled to find our shot against good teams,” said Pleasanton head coach Daryl Rentfro. “It opened our eyes to high quality teams.” The Eagles lost 40-22 to George West and 23-16 to Beeville (11-0), the ninthranked team […]

Squaws’ homestand begins with win against Poteet



Jourdanton’s girls basketball team started a string of five home games with a 56-41 win against Poteet on Dec. 4. The Squaws (5-6) led 26-25 at halftime. Erin Soward scored 13 points. Cladi Munoz and Vanessa Vacca both had 11 points. Jourdanton lost three of four games in the Hondo Owls Tournament. Samantha Meyer scored 12 points and Emmah Dorroh […]

Enough of the College Football Playoff exclusivity



Saturday saw two undefeated teams come back from double-digit deficits to win their conference championship games, but only one was rewarded with a spot in the College Football Playoff. Alabama rallied from a 28-14 third quarter deficit to beat Georgia 35-28 for the SEC Championship. Also, in the American Athletic Conference Championship that afternoon, UCF trailed Memphis 38-21 after a […]

No doubt, metroplex is Cowboy country



If you think there is an abundance of Dallas Cowboys fans in Atascosa County, you should have been with me Thursday night moments after the Cowboys stunned the New Orleans Saints 13-10 in a huge upset. Due to my granddaughter’s wedding this past Friday in Weatherford, my wife and I arrived at our hotel just moments after the game ended. […]

Cowgirls show strong start



The McMullen County Cowgirls have started off the year with a 4-1 record, garnering wins over Brooks Academy, Ben Bolt, Charlotte and Kenedy. We suffered our first loss of the year to Dilley, losing 35-28 last Tuesday. We had a good first quarter against the Lady Wolves, but really struggled the rest of the game with shot selection, making shots […]

Trojans play home pair



Charlotte’s boys basketball team lost 43-34 to Pettus on Nov. 30. The Trojans led 14-8 after the first quarter and 24-21 at halftime. However, Pettus pushed ahead for a 31-26 edge by the end of the third quarter. Manuel Duran scored all 12 of his points in the first half. Jesse Guerra scored eight of his 11 points in the […]

Poteet wins one at Jourdanton Classic



Poteet’s boys basketball team won one of four games at the Jourdanton Classic. Poteet lost 43-34 to George Gervin Academy on Nov. 29. The Aggies (2-7) trailed 5-4 after the first quarter. The Coyotes scored 11 unanswered points en route to a 16-7 halftime lead. Poteet came back to tie it at 18 in the third, but Gervin scored six […]

Poteet tournament schedule

Boys schedulePool A: Holy Cross, Comfort, Winn, Crystal CityPool B: Poth, Pearsall, Poteet, San PerlitaPool playDec. 6 (in auxiliary gym)Holy Cross vs. Comfort 9a.m.Poth vs. Pearsall 10:30 a.m.Winn vs. Holy Cross 12p.m.Comfort vs. Crystal City1:30 p.m.Poteet vs. Poth 3 p.m.Pearsall vs. San Perlita4:30 p.m.Winn vs. Crystal City 6p.m.Poteet vs. San Perlita 7:30p.m.Dec. 7 (in main gym)Poteet vs Pearsall 9 a.m.Comfort […]


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