NOVEMBER 16, 2010
On Friday, November 12, the Jourdanton Indians traveled to Beeville to face the San Diego Vaqueros in a Bi-District playoff game. The Indians fell 41-28 in a heartbreaking lost.
The previous week, the Indians earned second place in the district in a tremendous win against Cole, 43-7.
The Indians scored two touchdowns on the Cougars in the first quarter, with Colton Hurt and Aaron Lopez each scoring on a one yard run, with Brent Tymrak kicking for the extra point on each one. Hurt ran in another TD in the second and Tymrak kicked a 32 yard field goal with 4 minutes left until the bands took the field. Cole scored with 37 seconds left in the half to bring the score to 23-7.
The Indians brought in three more runs in the half to bring the final score to 43-7. Kye Burris, Travis Schuster, and Emery Mechaca ran the ball for those three touchdowns, with Tymrak kicking on the final two.
The entire town was behind the Indians in their history- making campaign for playoffs. On Thursday night, a community wide pep rally was held. The boys in red heard inspirational words from Raphael Lugo and Mike Hurt, both former Indians, and saw video of members of the school and community cheering them on.
On Friday, before heading off to Beeville, the boys watched a special video made just for them and received a send-off from the entire school and community. That night at the game, the stands were packed and the crowd was roaring, ready to cheer their Indians on to victory.
The Vaqueros were the first to score in the game, but the Indians answered with a 55 yard touchdown on the kick-off return, ran in by Brandon Pacheco. Hurt ran in a touchdown in the second and Schuster caught a pass from Hurt to bring in the extra two point. Recovering from two Vaquero touchdowns, Schuster ran in a nine yard pass from Hurt, Tymrak kicking the extra point, to end the half. The Indians were up by two.
The Vaqueros scored twice more in the third, gaining a lead on the Indians. But in the fourth quarter, Kenny Huschke had the play of the night. He blocked a San Diego punt and recovered the ball to score a touchdown. Tymrak went for the extra point. San Diego scored in the fourth quarter, ending the game. The final score – 41-28.
Though the Indians fell in a tough loss, they played their hearts out. In the huddle after the game, Head Coach Wayne Johnson commended them on their incredible season and their tremendous heart and determination throughout the game.
This was an incredible season for the Indians. Their final record was 6-5, with a record in district of 4-1. The Indians won 2nd place in their district behind the undefeated George West to secure a position in play-offs, something that hadn’t been done in 14 years.
Hurt lead the Indian offense as quarterback, passing for 616 yards and 6 touchdowns. Lopez and Burris lead the boards in rushing yards, gaining 1406 of the Indians 2383 total rushing yards. Lopez had 879 yards on his own. Pacheco, Schuster, and Menchaca also brought in almost 900 yards together. Lopez also lead the offense in touchdowns with 9 of the 30 for the season. Burris had 8, Hurt had 5, Schuster had 4. The defense caught 11 interceptions and ran 99 yards.
Congratulations on a great season Indians! This has been a year to remember.
NOVEMBER 2, 2010
On Friday, October 29, the Jourdanton Indians made history. They did what hasn’t been done in 14 years – the Indians secured a spot in the playoffs.
A win against the Randolf Ro-Hawks gave the Indians a 3-1 record in district, with only one game reamaining in district play. The Indians crushed the Ro-Hawks 28-7.
Aaron Lopez brought in a 42 yard run in the beginning of the 2nd quarter for the Indians’ first touchdown.
With just over a minute left in the half, Colton Hurt and Lopez brought in another touchdown and a two point conversion, bringing the score to 14-0.
Then, with 38 seconds left on the clock, Kye Burris ran in a 66 yard pass from Hurt to score a third touchdown for the Tribe. Brent Tymrak kicked the extra point, bringing the score to 21-0 as the bands took the field at the half to salute the armed forces.
Randolph scored in the 3rd quarter, but the Indians answered with another TD in the 4th. Lopez ran in a short pass from Hurt and Tymrak scored the point after, bringing the final score to 28-7.
The Indian offense out ran the Ro-Hawks by almost 200 yards, the Tribe running a total of 360 yards. Lopez lead the offense with 142 yards. Hurt passed for 89 yards and ran for 35. Burris, Brandon Pacheco, and Travis Schuster brought in the remaining Indian yardage.
The Indians next travel to face the Cole Cougars in their last district game. San Antonio Cole’s district record is 2-2, losing to George West and Cotulla. Come out and support the Tribe on Friday, November 5 at Cole!
OCTOBER 25, 2010
The Indians scapled the Cotulla Cowboys on Friday, October 22, bringing the Tribe’s district record to 2-1. The Indians are tied with San Antonio Cole for 2nd place behind George West
The Indians held the Cowboys back the entire game, leaving the field with the scoreboard reading 23-0.
Travis Schuster brought in the first score for the Indians, running in a 15 yard pass from Colton Hurt. Brent Tymrak kicked for the point after.
With 2 seconds left in the 1st, the Indians were on their last down and 19 yards from the goal. Tymrak kicked for a field goal, securing the Indians another 3 points.
Aaron Lopez ran 57 yards for a touchdown to put the Indians ahead by 16 at the half. Lopez ran again in the 4th for a 24 yard touchdown.
Jourdanton next faces the Randolph Ro-Hawks on Friday, October 29. The Indians are still looking for a playoff slot. One more win and the Indians will be playoff bound – the first time since 1996. Come out and support your Tribe as they make history.
OCTOBER 18, 2010
The Indians fell in a tough loss to the George West Longhorns on Friday, October 15. The Longhorns are undefeated in district, and toppled the Indians 40-19.
The game was tied after the first quarter, 6-6, with Daniel Oliva scoring the run for the Big Red on a 68 yard fumble return. Aaron Lopez and Brent Tymrak brought in another 7 in the second, but were still behind the Horns by one TD. The score was 20-13 at the half. The Indians had an upset win in their sights as they headed into the locker room.
The Indians slipped behind in the 3rd, with no score from the boys in red. The Horns brought in two more TDs in the second half, the Indians only one. Kye Burris had the final touchdown for the Indians in the 4th.
The Indians completed 182 yards for the night, but were outrun by the George West offense. Not to be out-thrown by the Horns, Colton Hurt threw for a tremendous 105 yards, giving the team one touchdown and two interceptions. Lopez was the leader for Indian rushing with 83 yards.
The Indians next face the Cotulla Cowboys at home on Friday, October 22. Jourdanton is currently 1-1 in district, seated behind George West and San Antonio Cole, and tied with Cotulla. The Indians are looking for a win over the Cowboys in hopes of securing a ticket to playoffs.
The Indians tamed the Natalia Mustangs in the district opener, Friday, October 8. After the Mustangs tied it up in the 3rd, the Indian offense hit hard, scoring an unanswered 20 points, bringing the final score to 34-14 and brought their season record to 3-3.
Kye Burris brought in the first Indian touchdown in the 1st quarter with Brent Tymrak scoring the extra point. Burris and Tymrak scored another 7 in the 2nd. The Indians led the Mustangs at the half 14-7.
The Mustangs scored again in the third, bringing the score to 14-14. The Indians needed to score again to capture a district win. And they did just that. Again. And Again. Aaron Lopez, Brandon Pacheco, and Daniel Oliva all brought in touchdowns for the Indians, Tymrak kicking the extra point on two of the runs.
The Indians ran 401 yards against the Mustangs for the night. Colton Hurt led the Tribe, passing for 80 yards. Burris and Pacheco led the team in rushing yards, running 82 yards each. Hurt, Emery Menchaca, Lopez, and Travis Schuster brought in the remaining 157 yards.
The boys in red secured their first district win at home, and are looking for another as they face the 5-1 George West Longhorns on October 15.
HIGHWAY 97 SHOOTOUT
The Jourdanton Indians took on their rival down the road, the Charlotte Trojans, on Friday, October 1 in the Highway 97 Shootout. The Indians triumphed over the Trojans, 28-14.
The stands were packed by kickoff time and Indian fans lined the fence. Daniel Oliva brought in the first of the Indians points in the 2nd quarter. Following a Trojan touchdown, Oliva caught the kickoff return and ran a smashing 87 yards into the endzone. Aaron Lopez and Kye Burris brought in two more touchdowns before the half, with Colton Hurt and Brent Tymrak bringing in the extra points.
The game was 21-8, in favor of the Indians, as the boys headed into the locker room for the half.
Charlotte was the first to score in the second half, but the Indians scored again in the 4th. Burris brought in another TD, with Tymrak kicking the extra point.
The final score- Indians 28, Trojans 14.
The Indian offense put up a total of 198 yards for the game. Hurt led the Indian offense with 34 passing yards. Lopez and Burris rushed for 81 and 48 yards. Travis Schuster, Emery Menchaca, and Roger Aguero also rushed for the Indians.
The Indians start district play October 8, hosting the Natalia Mustangs at Indian Stadium.
WHEN NEIGHBORS COLLIDE
T-shirts are being sold. Programs are being printed. Everyone in the county is buzzing about Friday night’s big game.
High off their first win of the 2010 campaign, the Jourdanton Indians will test their strength in what is being billed as the Atascosa County Super Bowl Friday night at Trojan Field in Charlotte.
Prognosticators are estimating a standing room only crowd of over 2,500 to be on hand as Jourdanton (1-3) faces the Charlotte Trojans (2-3) for the first time since 1988 in what is sure to be a fun battle of friends and neighbors.
Kickoff is scheduled for 7:30, but you’ll want to get there early!
by Amantha Hons, SS Reporter
The Indians traveled to LaPryor Friday, September 24, looking for a much needed win. Thanks to post-halftime rally, the Indians received a big W.
The score at the half was 7-6. Kye Burris had the only touchdown in the first half, with Brent Tymrak scoring the extra point.
After a big third quarter rally by La Pryor, the game looked like a loss. The Bulldogs were ahead 21-7.
With less than 2 minutes left in the 3rd quarter, Aaron Lopez scored the Indians’ first touchdown of the half.
From then on, the Indians didn’t let the Bulldogs score.
Colton Hurt picked up another TD in the fourth, with Tymrak kicking the extra point, bringing the score to 20-27. The Indians were closer to a win.
Hard at work, the Indian defense stopped the Bulldogs on their own 10 yard line.
With just 38 seconds left on the clock, the Indians still needed one more touchdown to win when Travis Schuster ran in a 7 yard pass from Hurt.
This still left the Indians one point short. Burris ran the ball in for the two point conversion, putting the Indians ahead of the Bulldogs. The defense secured the win for the Indians, keeping the Bulldog offense from scoring on a missed field goal attempt as time ran out.
The Indians gained 218 yards for the game, 81 of those running yards by Hurt. Lopez rushed for 64 yards, Burris for 59.
The Indians trampled the Bulldogs in the second half, the final score 28-27.
Next up for the Indians is a cross-county matchup with Hwy 97 neighbors the Charlotte Trojans.
By Amantha Hons, SS Reporter
On Friday, September 17, the Indians faced the D’Hanis Cowboys at home, braving the rain.
The Indians fell 34-12. “We started the first half good, but we fell apart in the second,” Colton Hurt said of the Indian defense. Aaron Lopez and Emery Menchaca scored for the Indians, one touchdown apiece.
Hurt made 2 good returns, averaging 30 yards per run. The Indians ran a total of 229 yards for the game, rushing for 188 yards.
Jourdanton is 0-3 for the season, with district play beginning on October 8. The Indians next face the LaPryor Bulldogs at Brantley Bulldog Stadium on Friday, September 24.
By Matthew Faulkner – SS Reporter
If you love Running for fun when there is nothing to do in your daily schedule then cross country is the sport for you.
A mere 5K run will get or keep you in shape for any task you have to tackle.
Just like any other sport, there are Varsity and Junior Varsity teams and all equipment is provided for you by the coaches.
Anyone willing to join may stop by Coach Borth’s room – room 102 – guys or girls!
Coach Norman Borth says, “expect to have fun! We’ll run against Karnes City, Poth and Dilley. Whatever happens, happens.”
Our first meet is this Saturday, September 25 in Poteet. the bus iwll leave around 7:30 AM and return around 1:30 PM.
September 8, 2010
By Amantha Hons, SS Reporter
On Tuesday, September 7, the Karnes City Lady Badgers hosted the Jourdanton Squaws.
The varsity Squaws fell in a heartbreaking three sets, 25-12, 25-10, and 25-17. The JV also fell to the Lady Badgers, scores of 25-6 and 25-17.
Leading the Varsity Squaws were Hannah Marble with 6 kills and 2 aces, Ariana Foster with 2 kills, 4 assists, and 8 digs, Allison Baker with 2 kills, 9 digs, and 1 ace, Linzey Weden with 3 kills, and Sydney Lopez with 2 assists.
On Friday, September 10, the Squaws will travel to Three Rivers to face the Lady Bulldogs. Varsity will play at 6:30, following both the freshman and JV games.
The varsity Squaws are 5-11 for the season, with district play opening on September 21, with the Squaws playing the George West Lady Longhorns at home.
Good Luck to Jourdanton’s “Girls of Fall!”
September 6, 2010
By Amantha Hons, SS Reporter
Indian Stadium was alive under the Friday Night Lights this week.
On Friday, September 3, the Indians hosted the Stockdale Brahmas in Jourdanton’s season opener.
The game was a heartbreaking loss for the Indians, with the offense stopped mere inches from a game changing touchdown.
Kye Burris, Junior runningback, said that they “made too many mistakes and didn’t capitalize when they had the chance.”
Aaron Lopez led the offense, rushing 105 yards and scoring a touchdown.
Also carrying the ball for the boys in red; Brandon Pacheco – 101 yards, Kye Burris – 68 yards, and Emery Menchaca – 54 yards.
Colton Hurt also made one interception.
The linebacker core, anchored by Jairo Gaitan, Brandon Crowsey, and Kye Burris, lead the defense in stops for the night.
Brent Tymrak also scored for the Indians with a field goal.
The final score – Indians 9 – Brahmas 13.
The JV Indians also played their first game this week, besting Nixon-Smiley 6-0 on the Mustang’s home field.
The varsity Indians look forward to playing the Three Rivers Bulldogs on Friday, September 10. The game will be at 7:30 at Bulldog Stadium. Then it all comes home on September 17, with the Jourdanton Indians hosting the D’Hanis Cowboys in a Homecoming showdown.
Come out and support the Indians!
Friday, Aug 27, 2010
The cheerleaders are ready, the band is ready, the fans are ready, but the Jourdanton Indians will have to wait a few more days for their season opener.
With a new season and membership in the newly created AA division 1 district 15 comes a new schedule that affords the Indians an early season open date – and an extra week of practice.
The new dsitrict for the Indians includes familiar foes Cotulla, George West and Natalia and adds San Antonio Cole and Universal City Randolph to the mix.
The pre-district slate will include matchups with Stockdale, Three Rivers, D’Hanis, La Pryor and a highly anticipated October 1 meeting with Hwy 97 neighbor Charlotte.
The players and coaches are eager to get the 2010 season going and that will happen Friday, September 3 when the Indians play host to the Stockdale Brahamas at 7:30 at Indian Stadium.
Come out and support the Indians!
Tuesday, August 31, 2010
The Squaws come back with a vengeance winning against the Nixon-Smiley Lady Mustangs here at JHS in three games- 25-23, 25-22, 25-18. Leading the Squaws effort were Hannah Marble with 5 kills, Ariana Foster with 8 assists, Lindsay Weden and Amanda Kron with 6 digs and Sydney Lopez with 1 block.
Next up for the Squaws will be on Tuesday September 7th against the Karnes City Lady Badgers at Karnes City. JV will be playing at 5:00 p.m. and Varsity will go on at 6:00 p.m.
Keep up the good work!!
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