Tuesday, October 13, 2015
1012 C Street  •  Floresville, TX 78114  •  Phone: 830-216-4519  •  Fax: 830-393-3219  • 

WCN Site Search

Lost & Found

Found: Young male Black Lab, first week in October, wearing orange collar, friendly, on C.R. 158 off F.M. 2579. Call Jeanette at 830-391-4036 to claim.
Found: Male MinPin?, about 2 years old, not fixed, sweet, very smart, on Sept. 25 inside Floresville Walmart, healthy, no fleas, clean teeth, manicured nails, will keep if owner not found. 830-542-0280.
Lost: Chihuahua, black, tan, and white male, "Spy," very small, off F.M. 775, across from the Woodlands on Sept. 26, he is missed dearly. Call 830-391-5055.
More Lost & Found ads ›

Help Wanted

ON-CALL CRISIS POOL WORKERS NEEDED. Part-time positions are available for after hours “on-call” crisis workers to respond to mental health crisis for Wilson and Karnes Counties. Duties include crisis interventions, assessments, referrals to stabilization services, and referrals for involuntary treatment services according to the Texas Mental Health Laws. You must have at least a Bachelor’s Degree in psychology, sociology, social work, nursing, etc. On-call hours are from 5 p.m.-8 a.m. weekdays, weekends and holidays vary. If selected, you must attend required training and must be able to report to designated safe sites within 1 hour of request for assessment. Compensation is at a rate of $200 per week plus $100 per completed and submitted crisis assessment, and mileage. If interested call Camino Real Community Services, 210-357-0359.
Henry Howard Services is accepting applications for QUALIFIED and EXPERIENCED vacuum, end dump and winch truck drivers. Applicants must have a class A CDL with tanker endorsement. Hazmat endorsement preferred but not required. Call 830-569-8144 for more information or pick up an application at 980 Humble Camp Rd, Pleasanton, Texas 78064. 
More Help Wanted ads ›

Featured Videos

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


Mustangs fall in tough game with Bulldogs

E-Mail this Story to a Friend
Print this Story

Wilson County News
September 11, 2013 | 1,796 views | Post a comment

Three Rivers 21
Nixon-Smiley 14

NIXON -- It was a physical game right down to the final buzzer, but in the end, the visiting Bulldogs of Three Rivers got the best of Nixon-Smiley, and left town with 21-14 win.

Early in the first quarter of play, the Bulldogs capped off a scoring drive with a 2-yard dive across the goal line. The point-after kick was good, and the score was quickly 7-0. The Mustangs thundered right back, however, driving down the field, and eventually scoring on a Tristan Newman touchdown run from 3 yards out. Eduardo Tovar booted the extra point, and things were tied at 7-all.

In the second quarter, Three Rivers struck a second time, scoring on a breakaway run from just outside the red zone. The extra point was good. Just as they had done in the first quarter, though, the Mustangs responded with another impressive scoring drive. Junior Tom Palacio did the honors this time, and Tovar added the extra point to once again tie the game. As the teams broke for halftime, the score stood at 14-14.

In the second half, the Bulldogs managed a final touchdown with a 33-yard passing play, and the extra point made it a 21-14 game. The Mustangs did what they could to even things up, but couldn’t close the gap on Three Rivers. The third quarter ended with a Bulldog lead, and the fourth quarter was scoreless by both teams. Three Rivers got the win, and Nixon-Smiley recorded its first loss of the season.

On paper, both offenses produced similar numbers, though the Bulldogs were ahead on the scoreboard. The Mustangs ran for a total of 216 yards, but threw for only 19. Three Rivers ran for 164 yards and threw for another 71. The big difference came down to holding on to the ball. While Three Rivers didn’t have any turnovers, the Mustangs put the ball on the grass six times, losing two of them to the Bulldogs.

Palacio led the Mustang ground game with 81 yards of rushing on 10 carries, followed closely by Newman with 80 yards on 10 carries. Jared Van Auken ran 11 times for 31 yards, and Sam Moore picked up another 20 yards on four touches. Nick Pena completed two passes for 10 yards, while Moore completed one pass for another 9. Garrett Earlywine caught two passes for 13 yards and Justin Ramos had a grab good for 6.

On the defensive side of things, Earlywine and Ramos led the team with eight tackles apiece, followed by Michael Scarbrough and Kevin Martinez with five tackles each. David Miles recorded one sack on the night.

After a pair of home games, the 1-1 Mustangs will hit the road this week, as they travel to Yorktown to take on the Wildcats. Yorktown won its season opener against Hallettsville Sacred Heart, but dropped a 28-7 decision last week in Goliad. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. in Yorktown.

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

WCN Football Report
WCN Sports Report SPTS
WCN Volleyball Report
WCN Sports Notice sports
Triple R DC ExpertsHeavenly Touch homeAllstate & McBride Realtyauto chooserVoncille Bielefeld homeDrama Kids

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