Area Sports

Lady Wolves fall to George West in bi-district playoff

BI-DISTRICT VOLLEYBALL MANUEL AZOCAR III Sports Editor The Lady Wolves, runners-up in District 30-3A with a 7-3 record had their season come to end with three straight losses to George West 25-17, 25-15, 25-16 in bi-district volleyball action last Tuesday in Pleasanton. George West was the third place team out of 29-3A. “The girls have…

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Aggies end Mavs’ season, snap seven-year playoff streak

DISTRICT 14-4A, DIVISION II MANUEL AZOCAR III Sports Editor In a do-or-die game for the final playoff spot in District 14-4A, Division II, Poteet rolled to a 57-14 win at home and will now take on the Wimberley Texans this Friday. With a tiebreaker edge over Crystal City, Poteet actually jumped the Javelinas, who lost…

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Charo, Del Real, Leal compete at state meet

STATE CROSS COUNTY CHAMPIONS MANUEL AZOCAR III Sports Editor The local trio of cross country runners competed at the UIL State Cross Country Championship in Round Rock on Saturday, November 9 and all registered personal best times. Cotulla’s Aaliyah Charo tallied the highest finish as she was 28th overall in the Class 3A girls’ division…

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Dilley places ten on 30-3A VB squad

ALL-DISTRICT VOLLEYBALL MANUEL AZOCAR III Sports Editor Dilley’s second place Lady Wolves named ten players to the District 30-3A team with Janel Aguilar and Destiny Tijerina also earning superlatives for their play this season. Aguilar, a senior, was named the league’s co-Setter of the Year and senior Tijerina was the co-Libero the Year. Seniors Jaden…

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Cowboys must sit and wait on postseason fate

DISTRICT 15-3, DIVISION 1 MANUEL AZOCAR III Sports Editor In charge of their own destiny a week ago, Cotulla needed a win over Marion to wrap up the second place spot in the league standings, however, a 24-14 loss to the Bulldogs puts the Cowboys in the unenviable spot of needing held during their off…

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District-leading Pirates keep Wolves winless with 67-0 win

DISTRICT 15-3A, DIVISION II FOOTBALL MANUEL AZOCAR III Sports Editor Dilley was effectively eliminated from playoff contention following a 67-0 loss to Poth in District 15-3A, Division II action last Friday at Gosch Field. The Wolves will close out the season this week at Nixon-Smiley and hope to avoid the school’s first winless season since…

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Blowing away the competition

BLOWING AWAY THE COMPETITION – The Pearsall Pee Wee Sports Organization’s Junior Mavericks wrapped up the regular season with a perfect record of 7-0 after beating district rival Devine 28-6 in the regular season finale. The loss was the first for the previously unbeaten Warhorses. The junior squad outscored its opponents 279-14, allowing only two…

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Brahmas bust Wolves 30-0 in district clash

DISTRICT 15-3 A, DIVISION II FOOTBALL MANUEL AZOCAR III Sports Editor Dilley’s struggles continued this week and the team was all but eliminated from playoff contention following a 30-0 loss to the Stockdale Brahmas on Friday, October 25. With a winless mark overall and 0-3 record in district, the Wolves would need a huge upset…

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Missed Maverick opportunities

DISTRICT 14-4A, DIVISION II Four Pearsall turnovers, 21-point second quarter barrage leads to 20-point loss.   MANUEL AZOCAR III Sports Editor Four turnovers and missed opportunities hampered Pearsall’s upset bid over Devine last Friday as the Mavericks dropped a 48-28 decision over the Warhorses. After taking a 6-0 lead, Pearsall allowed a kickoff return for…

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Local schools send three to state CC meet

REGION IV CROSS COUNTRY MANUEL AZOCAR III Sports Editor All three local schools have had athletes qualify for the UIL State Cross Country Championships following competition at the Region IV event in Corpus Christi on Monday, October 28. Pearsall Zaine Leal, Dilley’s Melody Del Real and Cotulla’s Aaliyah Charo all finished in the top ten…

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