Thursday, May 5, 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


VideoLost: Pitbull mix, brindle male, answers to Jake, since April 7 on I-37 between 536 and Hardy Rd. No questions, help Jake come home to his family, 361-765-7373.
*Includes FREE photo online! mywcn.com/lostandfound

VideoLost orange & white female fox terrier on 5/1/16 near 775 & 3432. Please contact Lindsay @ 210-284-0094. Thanks.
More Lost & Found ads ›

Help Wanted

Experienced A/C service tech, must have driver license and clean driving record. Call 830-393-4700.
The City of Floresville is currently accepting applications for the following position: General Maintenance Technician. A complete job description and application form may be obtained at City Hall, 1120 D Street, Floresville, Texas 78114, Monday – Friday, 8:00 A.M.–5:00 P.M.; or on the City of Floresville website, www.floresvilletx.gov. Deadline to submit application is 5:00 PM on Friday, May 6, 2016. “This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.”
More Help Wanted ads ›

Featured Videos





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

Sports


Brahmas head into playoffs with big win


Brahmas head into playoffs with big win
Stockdale sophomore quarterback Darien Bird (7) gets to the outside during the Brahmas’ lopsided win over Cotulla. Bird not only threw for 157 yards, he also led the team in rushing with 106 yards and three touchdowns on the ground.


E-Mail this Story to a Friend
Print this Story

Wilson County News
November 13, 2013
2,402 views
Post a comment

Cotulla 8
Stockdale 49

STOCKDALE -- With football playoffs set to begin this week, the Stockdale Brahmas may be peaking at just the right time.

Stockdale wrapped up its regular season at home last Friday as the Brahmas welcomed the Cotulla Cowboys. The Brahmas didn’t waste much time before running away with things though, as Stockdale eventually closed out the night and the regular season with a big 49-8 victory.

Darien Bird got things going for Stockdale midway through the first quarter as he scored from 10 yards out. Christian Segura then ran in the 2-point conversion, and the Brahmas were on top, 8-0. Less than five minutes later, Stockdale added to the board as Gage Haley capped off a Brahma drive with his 1-yard run over the goal line. The 2-point play was no good, but the lead was 14-0, and things were looking good at Bobby Russell Field.

In the opening seconds of the second quarter, senior running back Matt Valadez picked up 8 yards and a touchdown as he ran the score up to 20-0. Segura ran in the 2-point conversion, and the Stockdale lead was 22-0 with 11:53 still left to play in the half.

Bird scored his second touchdown of the night on a 20-yard run from scrimmage with five minutes to play in the half, and Joel Marquez came on for the extra point. As the teams took a break for halftime, it was Stockdale in complete control of the game with a 29-0 lead.

Cotulla scored its only touchdown of the game with five minutes to play in the third, but Stockdale came right back down the field, and Bird ran in his third touchdown of the night from the Cowboy 47-yard line with 4:39 to play in the third. The extra-point attempt failed, but the lead was 35-8.

Isaiah Garza got into the scoring action after that, as he pulled in a 15-yard touchdown pass from Bird. Marquez kicked the extra point, and the lead was 42-8 in the third.

The final touchdown of the game came early in the fourth quarter as Haley broke loose from 40 yards out. Marquez booted the extra point, and the home crowd roared at the 49-8 advantage. The Brahma defense held on from there, and Stockdale wrapped up the regular season with a big win at home.

Bird completed 8 of 12 passes on the night for 157 yards and a touchdown. He also led the ground game with 106 yards and three touchdowns on six carries. Garza was the Brahmas’ leading receiver with two grabs for 74 yards and the touchdown, and Jacob Cardenas caught three passes for 51 yards. Segura caught a pass for 15 paces, and Haley brought in two for 7 yards.

Haley ran four times for 49 yards and two touchdowns, Segura had 14 carries for 34 yards, Valadez ran twice for 14 yards and a touchdown, and Garza had one carry of 20 yards.

The Brahmas finish the regular season with an overall record of 6-4, while finishing 5-2 in district play. Stockdale will now advance to the playoffs, and will be back in action this weekend.

Stockdale will play Taft on Saturday, Nov. 16. The teams will meet on neutral ground in Three Rivers. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m.
 

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 ExpertsAllstate & McBride RealtyHeavenly Touch homeVoncille Bielefeld homeEast Central Driving School

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