• Thanks for the charming article on our fair city ... Shiner is indeed "State Champ City" after the 2010-2011 school year's successes by the Cardinals and Comanches.

    However, we've asked around and nobody seems to know "longtime Shiner football fan Ron Hagel". Since he's wearing a San Antonio Fire Dept cap, we must assume he had stopped in for a cold one and just enjoyed the chance to answer your crack reporter's questions. And the caption under the bar owner's photo should be "I have no idea about Shiner football ... I've never seen a game!" :D

    If you want a list of "longtime Shiner football fans", they're not hard to find if you ask around a bit. Try the bank, Howard's, Friday's, the Donut Shop, Ken's Kar Parts or Tenth Inning next time.

    August 25, 2011 at 8:32 a.m.