With 2:18 left in the third quarter, the George West Longhorns took a 32-17 lead when sophomore running back Carlos Serrano barreled into the end zone, but the Goliad Tigers scored 22 straight in a wild seesaw battle that wasn’t decided until the final 27 seconds.

The George West Lady Yearlings junior high volleyball teams traveled to Aransas Pass to play their first games of the season. Three teams won and the newbies fought hard but fell a little short.

The George West Longhorns continued the team’s non-district stretch by facing 2A powerhouse Refugio. The squad’s travel was no ordinary location, as the Bobcats’ 56-8 victory was fueled by a return to its home stadium, Jack Sportsman Bobcat Stadium. The Bobcats had not played in the stadium …

Overcoming adversity in the form of penalties – one of which wiped out a 61-yard touchdown pass from Caden Soliz to Ezra Acevedo – as well as turnovers and injuries, the Three Rivers Bulldogs took control in the game’s final 18 minutes of their home opener to earn a 25-12 victory over the Ni…

Facing a 2020 state semifinalist team ranked No. 4 in Class 2A this season, it was important for the Three Rivers Bulldogs to establish some positive early momentum against the powerhouse Falls City Beavers.

From the opening kickoff, the George West Longhorns and their fans knew what kind of game they were in for, as a San Diego kick returner raced 89 yards into the end zone for a quick touchdown.

The George West Lady Longhorns volleyball team defeated Stockdale on Aug. 17, winning in three clean sets.

Two years ago, I started the Growl & Rumble sports column as a way to help promote Live Oak and McMullen County sports. After a one-year hiatus (mostly because I was editor in other Coastal Bend Publishing territories at the time), it’s time to bring it back.

George West Athletic Director/head football coach Bobby Nicholson talks to the Longhorn football team after practice on Aug. 3. After scrimmages at Ingleside on Aug. 13 and at home vs. Marion on Sept. 20, the Horns will open the season against San Diego at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 27 in George West. (…