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PANTHER POWER

BI-DISTRICT PLAYOFFS Navarro’s quick start buries Pearsall in bi-district opener at Pleasanton. After earning the fourth and final postseason spot following a win over Carrizo Springs in a fourth place playoff, Pearsall dropped a 51-20 bi-district decision to Navarro Monday night, February 17. A slow start doomed the Lady Mavs as Navarro jumped out to…

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Cowboys second at TSS Invitational Meet

HIGH SCHOOL POWERLIFTING In their return to action for only the second meet of the season, Cotulla’s Cowboys finished second overall at the Texas Strength Systems Invitational Meet in San Antonio on Thursday, January 30. “There were 176 lifters competing from Class 6A schools in the San Antonio area as well as 4A and 5A schools…

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Local schools welcome new faces, familiar foes in newest UIL change

2020-22 UIL Biennial Realignment Sweeping changes were made during the UIL’s biennial district realignment for teams during the 2020-21 and 21-22 seasons on Monday, February 3. Pearsall’s district football slate remained largely the same except for a move to District 15-4A, Division II. Gone is Poteet, down to the Class 3A level and the Aggies…

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Lady Wolves earn runner-up title, Wolves fifth at DHS meet

2020 DILLEY POWERLIFTING MEET MANUEL AZOCAR III Sports Editor Cotulla’s Cowgirls returned to action last week at the third Texas Strength Systems powerlifting meet of the year in San Antonio. Cotulla finished third overall at the event with nine athletes finishing in the top five of their respective divisions. Stephanie Benavidez took first in the 148-lb.…

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