Frio-Nueces Current


Bands compete at Hondo; Pearsall advances to Area


The Pearsall High School Maverick Marching Band has earned a place at the University Interscholastic League Area contest in Calallen this weekend after taking top marks in the region on October 18. The marching band earned a Division I rating of "Superior" for its contest show from judges at the Region XI marching contest at Hondo's Barry Field last  weekend and will travel to the Corpus Christi area on
Oct. 25 to make a bid for a place in the state contest.

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Funds will be used to build new school

At sixty years of age, the Amanda Burks School that makes up half of Cotulla's elementary campus has seen thousands of children pass through its doors to the greater world beyond, and much loved that the building is, the time may have come for a replacement.

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A place where trauma ends

By Marc Robertson
A year after bringing the Children’s Alliance of South Texas to La Salle and covering five counties in the region, Mikey Betancourt told Cotulla city councilors last week that he expects soon to help provide forensic interviews for abused children.

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Title turnaround

By Manuel Azocar III 

Dilley clinched a playoff berth last Friday and set up a district title showdown with Hebbronville this week as the team has completely turned around its fortunes following an 0-6 start. The Wolves crushed Freer 39-12 to clinch a playoff berth and with Cotulla's loss to the Longhorns can clinch at worst a share of the District 16-3A, Division II crown with a win on Friday. A loss to Hebbronville and a win at Cotulla the following week would put the Wolves second in the final standings.

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Postseason push...

Pearsall’s Kim Rendon fires a shot over the net during recent action. Rendon had five kills in a win over Poteet that kept the Lady Mavs in the playoff hunt.

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