Saturday, August 29, 2015
1012 C Street  •  Floresville, TX 78114  •  Phone: 830-216-4519  •  Fax: 830-393-3219  • 

WCN Site Search


Lost & Found


Videofound in eagle creek with a collar no tags. very friendly non aggressive. call if he is yours 210-844-1951. clean and healthy
Our beloved Gracie is missing since October, Dachshund/Lab mix, microchipped, about 30 pounds, black with little white. $1000 reward for safe return. Call with any information, 830-393-9999 or 419-250-9099.
*Includes FREE photo online! mywcn.com/lostandfound
More Lost & Found ads ›

Help Wanted

Floresville United Methodist Church is hiring a part-time youth director. For more information please contact 830-393-2425 or floresvilleumc@gmail.com
Warning: While most advertisers are reputable, some are not. Unfortunately the Wilson County News cannot guarantee the products or services of those who buy advertising space in our pages. We urge our readers to use great care, and when in doubt, contact the San Antonio Better Business Bureau, 210-828-9441, BEFORE spending money. If you feel you have been the victim of fraud, contact the Consumer Protection Office of the Attorney General in Austin, 512-463-2070.
More Help Wanted ads ›

Featured Videos





Video Vault ›
Richardson Chevrolet homeRE/MAX homeTNMC
You’ve been granted free access to this subscribers only article.

Special Section


2011 SPORTS PREVIEW: Lady Brahmas begin new chapter under a new coach


2011 SPORTS PREVIEW: Lady Brahmas begin new chapter under a new coach
Stockdale Head Coach Ashley West, along with members of the Lady Brahma volleyball team, look on during a match with Brennan High School.


E-Mail this Story to a Friend
Print this Story

Wilson County News
August 25, 2011
1,590 views
Post a comment

STOCKDALE -- When Head Volleyball Coach Regan Curran made the decision to move from Stockdale to Floresville High School, there was a short list of candidates for the vacant job. The position was eventually given to Coach Ashley West, a decision that was quite easy to make, considering she was Curran’s assistant over the past two years, as the Lady Brahmas enjoyed the most success they had had in years.

West gave a great deal of praise and credit to Curran for what she accomplished with the program in Stockdale. She said she wouldn’t be making any major changes to what the girls were doing, but will make the team her own.

“Coach Curran did a great job here and really turned things around,” West said. “I want to keep that going, and build on what she did. I don’t have any plans to go anywhere, and want to continue to build the program.”

Stockdale returns just four members from the 2010 squad, after losing eight seniors to graduation.

“We are in a rebuilding phase, but that’s OK,” West said. “I’m still very excited.”

West said she expects a big year from several of the team’s players, including seniors Calee Birdwell, Makaley Perez, and Chelsea Irwin. She said that everyone on the team has been working hard all summer, and that she expects everyone to perform well.

When talking about strengths and weaknesses, West feels the two are closely tied in Stockdale. While the team’s youth and overall inexperience are seen as a weakness, it’s also a strength, in that the team is open to learning and trying new ideas.

West said she believes leadership will be the key to success for Stockdale this year, and she is waiting to see just exactly who will step up and bring the team together.

“It could be any one of them,” she said, “but someone will have to take the lead.”

In terms of district play, West believes Marion will once again be the team to beat. The Lady Brahmas shared the title with the Bulldogs last year, and it could come down to that again in 2011. The Lady Brahmas also have a tough non-district schedule this year, but West likes that, and said, “It’s good to play talent right off the bat. It will help me gauge the team, and see how they react.”

As for goals, the Lady Brahmas are looking for a playoff berth, and then to advance beyond the first round. West believes her team has the talent, and said the girls just need to get into the right mindset.

“There is good team unity and the girls are in good spirits,” West said. “We have a good group of girls. They are good role models and they are good academically.

“We keep telling them to keep that in mind,” West added. “We keep reminding them that they represent our city, our school, and our program in everything they do.”
 

Your Opinions and Comments


Be the first to comment on this story!


You must be logged in to post a comment.




Not a subscriber?
Subscriber, but no password?
Forgot password?

Special Section Archives


WCN Citizens Forum 5/28/15
Hammerfest
Pat Brown Realtors, Inc. home
Edward Jones-Prescott Katie Prescott
Caraway Ford
John D. Foster home
Sherwood Surveying
Hoelschers home
WCN web hosting
DDS Dentures & Dental Services Right-side banner
Agave Dental
Abrego Lake
Diva Nails & Spa
auto chooserVoncille Bielefeld homeHeavenly Touch homeAllstate & McBride RealtyDrama KidsTriple R DC Experts

  Copyright © 2007-2015 Wilson County News. All rights reserved. Web development by Drewa Designs.