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D’Hanis Cowgirls (from left) Morgan Lynch, Crysta Salazar, Jacie Henefey, Shelby Gayre, Elisa Nolasco, Ashley Philipp, Mallory McCollum and Sarah Craft await the presentation of their regional championship trophy.

How ’bout them Cowgirls? D’Hanis earns trip to state; faces Nazareth in Alamodome

The D’Hanis Cowgirls swept their two games Friday and Saturday, Feb. 27-28, winning the Region IV-1A Girls Basketball Tournament at Toney Burger Center in Austin, and earning the program’s second trip ever to the UIL State Tournament.     Read More  

Soaring with eagles… Don Woodham (left), a colonel in the Tex Hill Wing of the Commemorative Air Force, was inducted into the CAF’s Hall of Fame Feb. 19 in Midland. The Hall of Fame is comprised of an elite group of individuals which includes CAF founders Lloyd Nolen and Marvin “Lefty” Gardner. Presenting his plaque is CAF CEO Steve Brown.

Billboard’s top country tune  is first #1 for local song writer ......   Hondo celebrates with one of its own this week, Bart Butler. Along with co-writers Thomas Rhett and Larry McCoy, Butler finds himself at the top of the country music charts with their song, “Make Me Wanna.”  Read More

Oil boom decline blamed for layoffs...  A global downturn in the price of a barrel of oil that began in mid-summer of 2014 has finally impacted the local economy in Medina County, causing a recent round of layoffs at the Hondo Railway.      Read More

Only incumbents file for council, HISD board.... There will be no contested races for either the Hondo City Council or the Hondo Independent School District this year. Filing closed for both entities at the end of Friday’s business day.     Read More

Warrant Roundup begins March 5....  City of Hondo Municipal Court, in conjunction with Hondo Police Department and more than 250 law enforcement agencies across the state, will participate in the Great Texas Warrant Roundup beginning today (Thurs.), March 5.      Read More


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5mar15HBB3.jpg (78663 bytes)No-hitter highlights Hondo’s weekend....  Pleasanton -- The Hondo Owl baseball team recorded a win, a loss and a tie in their three games last Thursday and Friday, Feb. 26-27 in the Pleasanton Tournament.     Read More

5mar15HSB1.jpg (50785 bytes)Owls reach top bracket before weather sets in.... 

Thursday, Feb. 26, in the First Cowgirl Classic Softball Tournament, the Hondo Owls went 2-1 in pool play and were seeded into the tournament’s gold bracket for play on Saturday, Feb. 28.      

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5mar15DGBBnet.jpg (62019 bytes)D’Hanis earns spot in 1A girls’ state tourney....  Austin -- They didn’t need a buzzer-beating layup the way they did in their regional quarterfinal matchup last Tuesday, but the D’Hanis Cowgirls seem to have mastered the art of winning the close one.   Read More

San Isidro puts away Jackets in 4th period

Sinton -- The Sabinal Yellowjackets overcame a big halftime deficit, but came up short in the final period on Friday, Feb. 27, in a 59-47, 2A area boys’ basketball playoff against San Isidro.    Read More

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