Area Sports

Lady Wolves second at Laredo powerlifting meet, Wolves are fourth

2020 TORO CHAMPIONSHIPS MANUEL AZOCAR III Sports Editor Dilley’s powerlifting teams opened competition for 2020 at Laredo Cigarroa’s annual Toro Powerlifting Championship meet on Saturday, January 11 where the Lady Wolves were second out of 12 teams and the Wolves were fourth overall. Kristal Rodriguez took first overall in the 123-lb. division with a total…

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Wolves top Mavs at the buzzer, win 54-51

BOYS BASKETBALL Pearsall erases 12-point deficit and ties game in waning moments only to see Dilley drain last-second three pointer. MANUEL AZOCAR III Sports Editor While the third time may not have been a charm, the fourth certainly was for Dilley as the Wolves won a wild 54-51 decision over Pearsall in non-district hoops action…

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Cowgirls nab second at TSS meet

HIGH SCHOOL POWERLIFTING MANUEL AZOCAR III Sports Editor Cotulla’s Cowgirls opened the 2020 powerlifting season with a second place finish on Thursday, January 9 at the Texas Strength Systems Meet in San Antonio. In a field of ten teams, the Cowgirls had eight lifters place fifth or higher in a number of weight divisions. Stephanie…

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Team Brotherhood upends Splash Fam to claim alumni title

2019 PCBO ALUMNI BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT “Best part is firing up the competitive spirit, and just catching up…” MANUEL AZOCAR III Sports Editor The Pearsall Community Basketball Organization (PCBO) hosted its fifth annual Pearsall Alumni Basketball Tournament on Saturday December 28 at the Pearsall Junior High Gym. Former students and staff came together as five teams competed…

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Mavericks edge Mustangs to open 2020

BOYS BASKETBALL Mavs, Wolves to clash one more time on Friday at Pearsall. MANUEL AZOCAR Sports Editor Pearsall improved to 11-9 overall this season with a 54-47 decision over Natalia in action just after the New Year holiday on January 3. The Mavericks had to overcome an eight-point deficit in the first quarter and used…

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La Pryor edges Mavs for tourney title

2019 DILLEY BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT Bulldogs pull away for 12-point win to claim championship at annual Wolfpack hoops tournament. MANUEL AZOCAR III Sports Editor Pearsall went 3-1 in action at the Dilley basketball tournament over the weekend, dropping only a decision to La Pryor for the championship in action prior to the holiday break on Saturday.…

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PCBO Alumni hoops game December 28

The Pearsall Community Basketball Organization will host its fifth annual Pearsall Alumni Basketball Tournament on Saturday, December 28 at 10 a.m. at the junior high school gym. The event annually brings together former Maverick basketball players for a 5-on-5, full court, pool play event that will also feature a championship bracket for local “bragging rights”. …

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Pearsall girls place fifth at Poteet

MANUEL AZOCAR III Sports Editor Pearsall won three of five contests but opened and closed with losses in action at the Poteet basketball tournament over the weekend. The Lady Mavs finished fifth overall in a field of ten teams at the event. “We are improving as a team weekly,” PHS Head Coach Arlene Silva said.…

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Mavs finish fourth at Devine tournament

2019 WARHOUSE BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT Vasquez scores 45 points in fourth place contest against Dilley. MANUEL AZOCAR III Editor Pearsall won a tight contest against Dilley, rallying in the fourth period to finish fourth overall at the Devine tournament last weekend. The Mavericks knocked off the Wolves, 56-52, for the second time this season, both games…

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Wolves finish fifth at Devine

2019 DEVINE BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT MANUEL AZOCAR III Sports Editor Prior to action at the Devine tournament, Dilley finished fourth overall at the Pearsall tournament, winning one of six games at the event. The team bounced back however, posting a 74-49 win over Charlotte on December 10. The Wolves opened tournament play with a two-point loss…

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