Sports

Thu
16
Aug

Cowgirls claim Silver Bracket title at Laredo

By MANUEL AZOCAR III

Cotulla kicked off its volleyball season with a solid performance at the Marissa Keene Volleyball Tournament in Laredo over the weekend as the team claimed the Silver Bracket Championship at the event.

The team went 4-1 in tournament play, losing early in the event to fall to the Silver Bracket. The team bounced back, however, reeling off four consecutive victories to claim the bracket championship.

 

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Thu
16
Aug

Local squads hit the field for scrimmages Friday

By MANUEL AZOCAR III

Football teams will see their first action of the season this week as they prep for their initial scrimmages of the 2018 year.

Pearsall opens the year at San Antonio's famed Alamo Stadium against the Sam Houston Hurricanes. Freshman and junior varsity will take the field at 5 p.m. and the varsity Mavericks are slated to begin at 6 p.m.

 

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Thu
02
Aug

Ahead of the game...

Pearsall seventh, eighth and ninth graders turned out in large numbers for the annual Maverick Football Camp at Mack Laxson Field on Monday, July 30. New PISD Athletic Director and Head Football Coach  Joseph Rivera and members of his staff provided instruction and ran campers through a variety of offensive and defensive drills.

 

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Thu
02
Aug

Summer spirit...

Pearsall youth of all ages came out in big numbers for the annual Pearsall Cheer Camp hosted by the PHS Varsity Cheerleaders on Tuesday, July 31. The three-day event included instruction on dances, cheers and stunts.

 

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Thu
26
Jul

Arsenal is runner-up at Pony League World Series showcase

By MANUEL AZOCAR III

The Pearsall-based Arsenal 12 and under Select softball team recently competed in the Pony League Fastpitch Organization’s Pony Fastpitch World Series Showcase Tournament in Laredo.

Arsenal was among more than 150 total teams with girls ranging from ages 8 to 18 years of age, representing different Pony and select teams from Central to South Texas and international teams from Mexico and Puerto Rico.

The five-day event kicked off Tuesday, July 17 with an opening ceremony experience where players mingled with each other trading pins which identified their team origins. Teams were then  individually announced and paraded around the stadium.

 

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Thu
26
Jul

LONESTAR SHOWCASE

Joey Ramirez was named the Most Valuable Player for the Texas Edge football team during the Lonestar Showcase in San Antonio earlier this year. The event featured some of the best football players in the San Antono area and Joey was chosen for this honor due to his overall contributions on both sides of the ball.

 

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Thu
26
Jul

3RD ANNUAL JOSHUA GEORGE RIOS SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT PARTICIPANTS

First Place - LMV

 

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Thu
19
Jul

WORLD SERIES BOUND

The South Texas Babe Ruth League of Cotulla 14 & Under All-Stars will be in action at the Babe Ruth World Series in Treasure Coast, Florida July 19-27. The team claimed the South Texas championship and were the Southwest Regional Runners-Up.

 

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Thu
19
Jul

THANK YOU SPONSORS!

Team South Texas 14u “South Texas State Champions and Southwest Texas Runners-Up”, would like to thank all their sponsors for their donations towards their expenses (travel, hotel rooms, USA jerseys, some meals) to the Babe Ruth World Series in Florida. We are tremendously grateful and appreciate all the support from our communities. Thank you Cotulla, Encinal and Dilley (Frio County). You have made it possible for these young ladies that are ready to represent our communities and South Texas. They have put in some hard work and will continue to do so. With lots of faith, we will continue to make you all proud! Coaches and players will leave on July 18 in the morning, send them blessings for a safe travel.

Also a big shout out to their parents for working together as a team and helping each other out, and to Michael Birchfield for your time in assisting us with all the forms needed.

 

Thu
12
Jul

Cotulla STBRL All-Stars advance to World Series

By MANUEL AZOCAR III

The South Texas Babe Ruth League’s South Texas 14 & Under All-Stars claimed the runner-up trophy at the Southwest Regional Tournament in Mountain Home, Arkansas last week.

“The team played their hearts out and played until the end!” STBRL representative Abel Garcia said. “These girls, along with their coaches, showed lots of dedication and heart.”

 

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