Sports

Thu
22
Feb

Lady Pirates’ rally sinks Pearsall at area

Lady Mavs race to 9-0 lead, fall 54-34 to Hildago in area hoops playoff.

By MANUEL AZOCAR III

Pearsall jumped out to a 9-0 lead on Hidalgo but could not maintain the momentum of the quick start as the Lady Pirates rallied down the stretch and eventually pulled away for a 54-34 victory in area playoff action last Friday in San Diego.

“I want to commend our Lady Mavs on an outstanding season,” PHS Head Coach Arlene Silva said. “Competing in the area round of the playoffs is quite an achievement for our basketball program. We faced a tough opponent in Hidalgo, a program that is established traditionally in boys and girls basketball. That's where we strive to be.

 

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Thu
22
Feb

TWICE AS NICE

Wolves earn District 30-3A & Bi-District titles in span of four days.

By MANUEL AZOCAR III

Winning any championship title is the result of months of hard work, discipline, determination and sacrifice. Dilley's Wolves were able to reward their efforts with a pair of titles in the span of four days as they were crowned champions of District 30-3A on Friday, February 16 and claimed the bi-district playoff title Monday evening, February 19 in George West.

Still high off the school's first district basketball title in 24 years, the Wolves opened the first round of play Monday evening and had to shake off a slow start before rallying late to top Mathis, 63-59.

 

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Thu
15
Feb

Wolves drop two, still tied for first in district

By MANUEL AZOCAR III

A week after moving to 5-0 in league play and closing in on a district championship, Dilley dropped a pair of contests in league play and sit tied for first in the standings with Cotulla and San Diego in District 30-3A hoops action.

In the second round of league play, Dilley split its outings with Cotulla, losing the rematch 58-54, holds a win over San Diego and split with George West, losing in the second outing 51-50.

 

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Thu
15
Feb

Lady Mavs lead from start to finish in bi-district victory over Somerset.

By MANUEL AZOCAR III

Pearsall's Lady Mavs led from start to finish, were up by 14 at one point and eventually fended off a Somerset rally to claim the Class 4A bi-district championship with a 58-50 decision on Monday evening, February 12 at Medina Valley High School.

The eight-point playoff win marked the first in school history since the 1998-99 squad reached the regional quarterfinals.

 

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Thu
08
Feb

Wolves inch closer to district hoops crown

Dilley tops Hebbronville, knocks off San Diego for sole possession of first.

By MANUEL AZOCAR III

Dilley's Wolves moved a step closer to clinching the district title in hoops play last week with a pair of wins over Hebbronville and previously unbeaten San Diego.

The 76-65 win over Hebbronville marked the start of the second round of league play in 30-3A. Dilley had its previous district outing against San Diego postponed by weather.

 

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Thu
08
Feb

UIL realignment impacts local football teams

By MANUEL AZOCAR III

Another round of the University Interscholastic League's biennial realignment came and went on Thursday, February 1 with Cotulla bearing the brunt of a district-wide revamp while Pearsall and Dilley also underwent changes.

Although Cotulla's District 15-3A, Division I underwent the most changes, Pearsall, in District 14-4A, Division II drew perhaps the toughest card, during this realignment period.

 

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Thu
01
Feb

IN THE THICK OF THE HUNT

Dilley Wolves eyeing district hoops title, Pearsall Lady Mavs zero in on second straight playoff berth.

By MANUEL AZOCAR III

Pearsall crushed Carrizo Springs and Crystal City and sit securely in second place in the standings in prime playoff positioning after district hoops action last week.

The Lady Mavs are currently two games behind Devine in the district standings after winning back-toback games.

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Thu
01
Feb

IN THE THICK OF THE HUNT

Dilley Wolves eyeing district hoops title, Pearsall Lady Mavs zero in on second straight playoff berth.

By MANUEL AZOCAR III

Dilley held off spirited efforts from George West and Cotulla to remain perfect in the league standings and move two steps closer to securing a district basketball title following action last week.

In action Friday, January 23 at George West, the Wolves held off a second half rally to claim a 56-48 decision over the Longhorns.

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Thu
01
Feb

Cowgirls earn title at Laredo, Cowboys third

By MANUEL AZOCAR III

Cotulla's Cowgirls continued their torrid pace this season as they claimed the team title at the Laredo United South Powerlifting Invitational on Saturday, January 27.

The Cowboys were not far behind as they finished third overall at the event.

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Thu
25
Jan

Pirates sink Mavs with fourth period rally

By MANUEL AZOCAR III Sports Editor

 

A week after knocking off neighboring Dilley in their third meeting of the season, Pearsall's Mavs dropped two straight to open district basketball play, the last coming as Lytle rallied to secure a nine-point win.

 

Anthony San Miguel had 12 points in the win over Dilley while Joey Amaya finished with nine points as the Mavs avenged a pair of losses to the Wolves with a 49-40 decision.

 

Isaac Navarro had seven points while Mark Hernandez added six points.

 

 

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