Friday, July 1, 2016
1012 C Street  •  Floresville, TX 78114  •  Phone: 830-216-4519  •  Fax: 830-393-3219  • 

WCN Site Search


Preview the Paper Preview the Paper

Preview this week's Paper
A limited number of pages are displayed in this preview.
Preview this Week’s Issue ›
Subscribe Today ›

Lost & Found

*Includes FREE photo online! mywcn.com/lostandfound

VideoFound: male intact dog found in middle of road on 467 near Olmos loop area. Taking to a rescue or shelter soon. Cannot keep. If yours call Crystal at 830-832-4270.
Lost purse @ Maverick's Friday night June 24. Please return. No questions asked. Reward. 830-391-4013
More Lost & Found ads ›

Help Wanted

Although we make every effort to spot suspicious ads before they run, one may occasionally get into print. If that happens, we ask the consumer to call us ASAP so that we can take corrective action.
Be skeptical of ads that say you can make lots of money working from the comfort of your home. If this were true, wouldn’t we all be working at home?
More Help Wanted ads ›

Featured Videos





Video Vault ›
You’ve been granted free access to this subscribers only article.

Sports


La Vernia Bears struggle, fall to Bulldogs in Bandera


La Vernia Bears struggle, fall to Bulldogs in Bandera
KARI RING/Contributor Players and coaches talk things over during a timeout in Bandera. The La Vernia Bears dropped their fourth game of the season last Friday night against the Bulldogs.


E-Mail this Story to a Friend
Print this Story

Wilson County News
October 3, 2012
3,272 views
Post a comment

La Vernia 14
Bandera 34

BANDERA -- A tough season of football continues for the La Vernia Bears, as the team suffers its fourth loss of the season in Bandera, a 34-14 decision.

The Bulldogs got things going midway through the first quarter of play with the team’s first touchdown on a 1-yard run by Kavan Conner. Conner then scored again in the opening minute of the second quarter, this time on a 2-yard run. At the 7:06 mark of the second quarter, Bandera scored its third touchdown of the evening on a 20-yard passing play from Michael Miller to Noah Nelson. Two out of three kicks were good, and the Bulldogs led 20-0.

The Bears got rolling on their next possession of the game, and scored with just under five minutes to play in the half as senior Jake Wiatrek scored on a 13-yard run. Alec Dews booted the extra point, and it was 20-7 in favor of Bandera.

After a good defensive stand, the La Vernia offense went back to work with little time remaining in the half. The Bears went to the air, and scored on a 45-yard passing play from junior Colby Sims to junior Rudy Mendoza. Dews was two for two kicking the ball, and the score stood at 20-14 at the break.

Unfortunately for La Vernia, the Bears couldn’t get much going in the second half, and were held scoreless throughout. The Bulldogs, on the other hand, managed to score twice in the closing minutes of the third quarter with touchdown runs from Conner and Nelson. The score was 34-14 at the end of the third, and remained the same throughout the entire fourth quarter of play.

While Bandera managed to total 508 yards of offense, La Vernia was held to 264 total yards, including 219 on the ground and 45 through the air.

Sims completed just one of his five passing attempts, though it went for 45 yards and a touchdown to Mendoza. Vince Gill ran the ball eight times for 101 yards for La Vernia, while Sims ran seven times for 45 yards, and Wiatrek ran five times for 42. Adam Alcorta, Levi Andrews, and Javante Anderson combined for another 31 yards.

The Bears moved the ball well at times during the game, but La Vernia was hurt by turnovers. The ball came loose four times for the Bears, three of which ended up in the hands of the Bulldogs.

The loss drops La Vernia to 1-4 on the year, and time is running out for the Bears to fix what isn’t right. La Vernia will be back at home this Friday, Oct. 5, to face Taylor. It will be the team’s final non-district game of the season before facing Pleasanton on Friday, Oct. 12. Kickoff for both games is set at 7:30 p.m. in Bear Stadium.
 

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?

Sports Archives


Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. All-District honors Hornets — District 28-6A baseball (June 29, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. All-District honors Lady Hornets — District 28-6A softball (June 29, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Jaguars named All-State (June 29, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Kyle Kincaid earns All State/All Star honor (June 29, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. LV brings home the banner! (June 29, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Basketball registration is set for June 27-30 (June 22, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Foster named female athlete of the year (June 22, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Grizzlies registration deadline is June 25 (June 22, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Lyssy receives scholarship (June 22, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Tigers receive All-District honors (June 22, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Baker continues to excel at Tech (June 15, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Floresville Jaguar memories from the court (June 15, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Pirates earn All-District honors (June 15, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Pirettes receive All-State honors (June 15, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Sansing medals at Southwest Classic (June 15, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Bears receive All-District honors (June 8, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Brahmas baseball all-district honors (June 8, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Championships will be in Arlington (June 8, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Daniell signs with Northeast Texas (June 8, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Donsbach receives academic honor (June 8, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Hornets baseball All-District honors (June 8, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Lady Bears receive All-District honors (June 8, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Lady Mustangs softball All-District honors (June 8, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Moore signs with Mary Hardin-Baylor (June 8, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Mustangs receive All-District honors (June 8, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Pirates baseball All-District honors (June 8, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Young Pirettes hone softball skills (June 8, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Former Jaguar graces the field at West Texas A&M (June 1, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Jaguars receive All-District honors (June 1, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Sign up for June volleyball tourney (June 1, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Sign up for tennis clinics this summer (June 1, 2016)
WCN Football Report
WCN Sports Report SPTS
WCN Volleyball Report
WCN Sports Notice sports
Heavenly Touch homeTriple R DC ExpertsAllstate & McBride RealtyVoncille Bielefeld home

  Copyright © 2007-2016 Wilson County News. All rights reserved. Web development by Drewa Designs.