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Thu
14
May

BITTERSWEET

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Orange Grove took advantage of eight Pearsall errors to rally for a 6-5 area playoff victory over the Lady Mavs on Saturday, May 9 at South San Stadium in San Antonio. “Although we were
Thu
14
May

Mavs fall to Owls in wild series

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Despite a game one victory Friday night, Pearsall could not catch Hondo on Saturday, dropping two straight highscoring affairs in losing a bi-district best-of-three baseball playoff series last weekend
 
Thu
07
May

Hot hoopsters...

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Members of the Pearsall Blue Devils AAU basketball team competed at the Hoop It Up 3-on-3 event in Austin on Saturday, May 2. The four-player team of (L-R) Elijah Hernandez, Damien Longoria,
Nicholas Martinez and Marco Valle went three rounds deep at the event before being eliminated. Team coaches were Leon Martinez and Gilbert Barajas
 
Thu
07
May

Odem sweeps Dilley in bi-district

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Dilley suffered a two-game sweep at the hands of the Odem Lady Owls in bi-district softball action last week in Pearsall and Sinton. Odem closed out the Lady Wolves with big scoring innings 
late in a 21-3 game one win and early in a 13-1 decision in game two.
 
Thu
30
Apr

Lady Wolves face Odem in bi-district series

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Dilley dropped a 6-1 decision to unbeaten Freer in the league f inale last week but wrapped up the third place spot in District 30-3A and clinc hed a berth in the postseason. The Lady Wolves closed out the regular season with Senior Night and Strike Out Cancer Night as the team raised funds and donated the money to the Dilley Relay for Life team. Cancer survivor and Dilley Elementary student Cameran Hernandez threw out the first pitch.
Thu
30
Apr

Going the distance

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Pearsall sprinter Ricardo Cantu powers through the final 100m of the 800m relay during action at the area track meet in Poteet Thursday, April 23. Cantu and his relay teammates finished second overall, earning a trip to the Class 4A, Region IV track meet in Kingsville this weekend. Dilley and Cotulla will send athletes to the Class 3A regional event in San Antonio on Friday and Saturday.
 

 

Thu
23
Apr

Local athletes prep for area meets

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By Manuel Azocar.
Having battled it out in district competition at the 30-4A and 30-3A track and field meets last week, area qualifiers will now compete in action this week in Poteet and George West. Pearsall will send 14 boys and 10 girls to area action at Poteet on Thursday, April 23 while Dilleywill advance 13 boys and 15 girls to the area meet in George West on Wednesday, April 22. Cotulla will also be in competition at George West, sending nine boys and nine girls. Action in Poteet is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. with the running of the girls' 3,200m run. Field events are slated to begin at 11 a.m. with running events beginning at 5:30 p.m. Events in George West will begin with the 3,200m run at 2 p.m. with field events starting at 3 p.m. Teams will have a one hour break prior to running events, which are scheduled to start at 6:30 p.m.
 
Thu
23
Apr

DOWN AND DIRTY

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By Manuel Azocar.
Josh Luna hit a two-run homerun and Christian Cruz nailed a walk-off, two-run double as Pearsall crushed Crystal City 13-3 to move to 6-0 in league play and set up a first place showdown with Pleasanton on Wednesday, April 22. The Eagles blanked Jourdanton 8-0 and topped Poteet 8-2 to remain a game behind the Mavericks in the district standings at 5-1. Pearsall crushed Carrizo Springs 12-2 on April 14 to improve to 5-0 but had its contest with the Javelinas postponed until Monday night, April 20.  
 
Thu
23
Apr

Wolves, Lady Wolves

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By Manuel Azocar.
Dilley dominated the field, claiming team titles in both the boys' and girls' divisions during action at the District 30-3A tennis tournament last week. The Wolves' district champions included Kyle Stone, Adrian Zepeda, Charles Salazar, Marcus Martinez, Jesse Eguia, Felix Carcamo, Chris Benavidez, Jordan Hernandez and Manuel Rodriguez while Lady Wolves' district champs included Dilley's Lady Wolves' district champions include Ieshia Flores, Alexus Molina, Katrina Martinez, Devon Ramirez, Darion Ramirez, Sabrina Estrada and Perla Rodriguez. The team also saw individual success at the event as well as Katrina Martinez and Marcus Martinez were crowned the district mixed doubles champions.
 

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