Area Sports

THEY’RE OUT

2020 MAVERICK CLASSIC Mavs drop three of four in final sporting event prior to UIL cancellation of Spring sports. Playing amid uncertainty surrounding ever-changing events related to the COVID-19 pandemic last week, Pearsall dropped three of four games at the shortened Maverick Classic baseball tournament. Three games were slated for Saturday but following the UIL’s…

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Cowgirls soar at lytle

2020 PIRATE RELAYS AT LYTLE Cotulla grabs second straight team track and field title. The Cowgirls nabbed a second team title in as many weeks after running away with the championship at the Pirate Relays in Lytle last Thursday, March 5 despite the loss of a top athlete to injury. “Once again our field event…

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Nine local athletes earn state powerlifting bids

2020 THSWPA STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS Stephanie Benavidez claims regional championship in 148-lb. weight class. Local schools will be sending nine athletes to the Texas High School Womens Powerlifting Association 2020 State Championships following regional competition at Edcouch Elsa last week. Five Pearsall lifters, one Dilley athlete and three qualifiers from Cotulla will make the trip to…

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Let’s play ball

HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL Mavs open 2020 baseball campaign with 3-1 mark, third place finish at Navarro. Pearsall opened its 2020 baseball season on February 24 with a lopsided win over Ingram Tom Moore, followed by a third-place finish at the Hwy 123 Classic hosted by Navarro and Seguin last weekend. The Mavs rolled in their…

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Cowboys earn regional bids

TEXAS HIGH SCHOOL POWERLIFTING ASSOCIATION Eight Cotulla lifters have earned regional qualifying bids for the 2020 Region V Division II & III Championships on Thursday, March 12 and Friday, March 13 at Bishop High School. Division III will lift on Thursday, March 12 and Division II will lift on Friday, March 13. “These boys have…

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Cowgirls second at Javelina Power Fest, send seven to regionals

THSWPA POWERLIFTING In their final meet of the season, Cotulla’s Cowgirls powerlifting team finished second overall at the Crystal City Javelinas Power Fest on Saturday, February 22. Cotulla had seven girls earn regional qualifying totals and will now compete at the Region V Division III Meet in Edcouch-Elsa on Thursday, March 5. Lifters who rank…

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