Frio-Nueces Current


Green and white pride

Pearsall's Maverick brass performs as part of the high school marching band show in the University Interscholastic League contest this season. The band earned fifth place in the Area E finals and plays for the state title in San Antonio on Monday.

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Fire ravages highwayside tire shop


Volunteer firefighters from Dilley and Moore spent more than four hours extinguishing a blaze at a tire shop beside IH- 35 Sunday afternoon, October 26 and worked through thick smoke to contain the spread  of the fire whose origins remain undetermined.

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TxDOT hears plan for Pearsall expansion

By Breyana Segura
Pearsall City Manger Richard Alvarez will meet with Texas Department of Transportation engineers this week to discuss a proposed master plan for development along IH-35. Councilors approved the city’s engineering firm, LNV, to develop a master plan covering an area stretching approximately four miles from FM 1581 to Business Loop 35.

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District champs

Members of the Dilley Wolves cross country team (Upper Photo) and the Cotulla Cowgirls volleyball team celebrated district championships this week as both swept their respective league fields. The Wolves ran away from the competition to claim their seventh consecutive league crown on Wednesday, October 22 at the District 30-3A event while the Cowgirls went 8-0 in league play after defeating the Dilley Lady Wolves last Tuesday, October 21.

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Wolves CC team wins seventh straight district title and 12th in 14 years.

By Manuel Azocar III 

Displaying a dominance that has seen the program collect seven consecutive league titles, Dilley showed no signs of easing up as they won titles in five divisions at the District 30-3A cross country meet in George West on Wednesday, October 22. Crushing the district opposition, Dilley won league titles at the varsity boys', junior varsity boys', eighth grade boys', seventh grade boys' and seventh grade girls' levels.

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Hoop dreams...

The Pearsall Community Basketball Organization completed its “Gym Rat” Girls' Fall Ball Basketball Program for ages children ages 12-16 on Sunday, October 26. The program stressed positive values, setting goals, and working hard to achieve success. The girls worked on fundamentals of basketball through drills and competitive play during the last six weeks. Pictured are (L-R) Coach JP Guerra, Delilah Garza, Kathryn Sanchez, Gabby Richardson, Christina Gonzales, Elena Gonzales, Leslie Jimenez, and Coach Julian Hernandez. The girls who attended the final session enjoyed basketball games, pizza and drinks courtesy of Pizza Hut and the PCBO.

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