Sports

Thu
30
Aug

Robles wins annual Maverick Invitational, Lady Mavs second

By MANUEL AZOCAR III

Devin Robles won his division while the Lady Mavs were second overall at the annual Maverick Cross Country Invitation on Saturday, August 25 in Pearsall.

Ten local and area teams were in attendance for the event which saw Lytle edge Crystal City for the boys’ team title while Pleasanton topped Pearsall in the girls’ division.

 

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Thu
30
Aug

WARM UP THE LIGHTS

Teams kick off 2018 regular season this Friday.

By MANUEL AZOCAR III

With their final scrimmages of the year under their belts local football teams will kick off the 2018 football season this Friday with the non-district portion of their schedules.

Pearsall will open the season at home as they play host to the Burbank Bulldogs at Mack Laxson Field.

 

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Thu
23
Aug

Robles takes gold, Lady Mavs third at Laredo

By MANUEL AZOCAR III

Robles wins first annual Border Olympic Cross Country Invitational 4A title.

Pearsall's Devin Robles led from start to finish as was crowned the boy's champion while the Lady Mavs were third overall at the inaugural Border Olympics Cross Country Invitational in Laredo on Saturday, August 18.

 

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Thu
23
Aug

Peaks and valleys of pre-season on display in football scrimmages

By MANUEL AZOCAR III

Teams unofficially kicked off the 2018 football season with scrimmages last week in the first action of the season.

Pearsall traveled to Alamo Stadium in San Antonio to take on a Sam Houston team that was 6-5 bi-district finalists last season in Class 5A, Division I.

 

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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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