Author: Daniel Youngblood

2020 ABILENE HIGH FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Eagles eager to end playoff drought

Three seasons have now passed since the last time the Abilene High Eagles last reached the playoffs. And if you ask those on the North Abilene campus, that’s three seasons too many.

Falling one win short of the postseason in each of those three campaigns, the Eagles have had their fill of near misses. And they’re hoping a move back into the Little Southwest Conference with their traditional rivals out west will mark a return to the tradition of success that saw AHS reach the playoffs 17 times in 18 seasons from 1999 to 2016.

With just 24 of 63 lettermen back from last season’s 3-7 squad, including five offensive and three defensive starters, the Eagles will have some holes to fill in Mike Fullen’s second season as the AHS head coach. But the Warbirds are setting their sights high nonetheless, hoping to extend this pandemic-delayed season well into December.

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FEATURE: Cooper cornerback Miller ready to lead young secondary

Playing across from the Class 5A Defensive Player of the Year in 2019, Cooper cornerback Brady Miller was overshadowed at times by his record-setting counterpart Dylon Davis.

But all who dismissed him as “Cooper’s other corner” did so at their own peril.

With 13 interceptions through his first two years as a varsity starter, Miller has built quite a resume of his own. And as the lone holdover from one of the state’s stingiest secondaries and now undisputed leader of the Cooper defensive backfield, he’ll be casting the shadow this fall.

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2020 COOPER FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Cooper aims to contend despite heavy graduation losses

Coming off an 11-2 season in which they outscored their opponents by a 512-321 margin, the Cooper Cougars will have to do some reloading in 2020. But despite losing 36 of of their 52 lettermen from last year’s team, coach Aaron Roan insists the Coogs’ expectations remain the same.

A new district, an abridged offseason and a delayed start to the season due to the COVID-19 pandemic all present unique challenges on top of Cooper’s graduation losses, but Roan feels his team has enough talent and experience in key positions to maintain a high level of play.

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FEATURE: Wylie playmaker George healthy, ready to lead Bulldogs

It’s not easy to get on the field as a sophomore at Wylie. So the fact that Jahzair George was able to speaks to his talent level.

But after spending most of his first two seasons slowed by one injury or another, the senior cornerback is still waiting to show what he can do when healthy.

After playing through a stress fracture in his toe as a sophomore and torn ligament in his thumb as a junior, George enters his senior year as healthy as he’s ever been. And with plans for 2020 that include a foray onto the offensive side of the ball, he’s determined to make his final high school season his best.

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2020 WYLIE FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Wylie eyes playoff return in Martin’s first season

Replacing his longtime boss as the Wylie head coach, Clay Martin doesn’t plan on bringing sweeping changes to the program he helped Hugh Sandifer build. But the former Bulldog defensive coordinator has every intention of getting WHS back on track after a rocky start to the Class 5A era.

Inheriting a team that went 2-8 last year after an 0-10 campaign in 2018, Martin sees brighter things on the horizon. And after a chaotic start to his head coaching tenure thanks to a once-in-a-century pandemic, he’s eager to get on the field with his team and focus on football.

Because of the University Interscholastic League’s decision to postpone the Class 5A and 6A seasons by a month, that won’t happen officially until Sept. 7. But Martin saw enough during summer strength and conditioning and sport-specific workouts to convince him that his team will hit the ground running when it does.

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FEATURE: Big Spring QB Baeza looks to build on promising debut

Few quarterbacks in the state had a tougher assignment last year than Big Spring’s Gabriel Baeza.

Thrust into the starting position less than a year removed from a season on the freshman squad, the then-sophomore signal caller had to lead a rebuilding program in its first year under coach Cannon McWilliams against a schedule that was nothing short of brutal.

While the results weren’t always pretty — the Steers averaged 13.8 points per game on their way to a 2-9 record — Baeza’s growth against that backdrop earned him the respect of his teammates and coaches. And heading into his second year as starter, expectations are considerably higher for the 6-foot, 180-pound junior.

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2020 BIG SPRING FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Steers expecting growth in McWilliams’ second season

Cannon McWilliams’ first year as Big Spring’s head coach could best be described as a learning experience, both for him and his young Steers squad.

But with a good group back and that 2-9 season behind them, both are expecting bigger things this fall.

In a four-team district once again, the Steers have already locked up a spot in the Class 4A Division I playoffs. But they’re more concerned with continuing their growth track and building on the foundation laid last season.

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FEATURE: Brock defensive ends Drillette, Washington a disruptive duo

With a scheme designed to disrupt opponents’ timing and force the action, the Brock defense has seldom had trouble putting pressure on opposing offenses.

So to bring back a pair of Division I defensive ends who combined for 18 sacks and 136 tackles for loss a year ago almost seems unfair.

But that’s reality for coach Chad Worrell, who in seniors Brett Drillette (Louisiana-Monroe) and Nace Washington (Texas-San Antonio) has a set of defensive line bookends most schools in the state would envy. And it’s a fine reality, indeed, if you ask him.

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2020 BROCK FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Loaded Brock Eagles expecting another deep run

Picked by Texas Football magazine to win the Class 3A Division I state championship, the Brock Eagles enter the 2020 season with sky-high expectations.

But for a program that has averaged 13.2 wins over the past six seasons, including a state title in 2015 and a runner-up finish in 2017, that’s the case every year.

Coming off back-to-back trips to the state semifinals with 22 lettermen back from last year’s 12-3 squad, the Eagles have all the pieces to make this another season to remember. And with eight offensive and seven starters among those returning, coach Chad Worrell is already seeing the impact of that experience.

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FEATURE: No role too large for two-way Wall standout Morrison

As Wall’s starting middle linebacker each of the past two seasons, senior Drew Morrison has been the quarterback of the Hawk defense for a while now. Last year, when starter Mason Fuchs went down with an injury late in district play, he had to quarterback the offense as well.

Now well established in both roles, the 6-foot-3, 200-pound playmaker is set to enter his first season as his team’s leader on both sides of the ball. And while that may sound like quite a challenge, it’s one both he and his coach feel he’s ready for.

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2020 WALL FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Seasoned Hawks set sights on deep run

Having helped build Wall into one of the most successful Class 3A programs in the state, coach Houston Guy knows better than most what a good football team looks like. And with 16 lettermen back from last year’s 12-1 squad, he’s convinced he’s got another one on his hands.

Boasting a roster with eight offensive and six defensive starters returning, including a number of all-state candidates, the Hawks appear poised once again to do damage in the Class 3A Division I bracket.

And it’s the leadership of a strong senior class, in particular, that has Guy excited to get this season underway.

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FEATURE: Early lineman Morelan blossoming into star for Longhorns

With an unusual path to impact player status that was less gradual than many of his peers, Early lineman Marcus Morelan may be best described as a late bloomer.

A self-described “C-team (player) like all my life,” Moreland experienced a light-bulb moment a year ago as a junior, when a move to defensive tackle resulted in 47 tackles and 10 tackles for loss.

Now, with that year of experience under his belt and the newfound confidence it has unlocked, he’s looking forward to another breakout season and proving to that last year’s emergence was just the beginning of what he’s capable of on a football field.

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2020 EARLY FOOTBALL PREVIEW: New coach Price, Longhorns aim to surprise

With his team returning just 11 lettermen from last year’s 3-7 product, it would be easy to assume that first-year Early head coach Daniel Price is looking at a tough season in his inaugural campaign.

But the former Longhorn defensive coordinator doesn’t view it that way at all.

Taking over for his former boss Blake Sandford, who stepped down over the offseason after five years as Early’s head coach/athletic director, Price is excited about his club’s prospects for 2020. And he’s not ruling out the possibility that his first year in his new post could end with the Longhorns’ first playoff berth since 2008.

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FEATURE: Clyde QB Neuman ready to put young Bulldogs on his back in 2020

As a third-year starting quarterback, Clyde senior Dylan Neuman is on a short list of the Big Country’s most experienced players at his position. But before this season, he’d never really been asked or needed to be “the guy.”

Taking over as the Bulldogs starter a few games into his sophomore season, Neuman was brought along slowly in 2018. And playing opposite an elite defense last fall, he was called on to do more game managing than gun-slinging.

Now in his final high school season, though, all that’s about to change for the strong-armed lefty. With most of last year’s defense lost to graduation, Neuman will not only be asked to be a playmaker, he’ll likely need to excel in that role for his team to achieve its goals.

Fortunately for the Bulldogs, those are demands the veteran signal caller is quite comfortable with. In fact, he welcomes them.

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2020 CLYDE FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Young Clyde squad will have to mature quickly

In 2019, the Clyde Bulldogs rode an experienced roster and an elite defense to a resurgent season, winning seven games before bowing out to perennial power Brock in the opening round of the playoffs.

If coach Scott Campbell’s squad hopes to build on that in 2020, it will likely need to do it in a different way. 

Returning just 12 of the 29 players that earned varsity letters a year ago, with only two of those bringing starting experience on defense, the Bulldogs will have a much younger group this fall. And with a third-year starter at quarterback and a veteran offensive line, it will be the offense that’s asked to carry the bulk of the load early.

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FEATURE: Coahoma linebackers Gutierrez, Daniels ready to lead Bulldog D

Given what they accomplished last fall, Coahoma seniors Patrick Gutierrez and Colin Daniels would have been leaned on heavily this season under any circumstances.

But take into account that the Bulldogs graduated an 18-player senior class that was instrumental in achieving last year’s 9-3 record, and the two linebackers’ importance to CHS’ 2020 success grows even larger.

Two of just 12 returning lettermen for the Bulldogs this season, Gutierrez and Daniels are hoping to show that last year’s rise to prominence was more than just a radar blip. And both understand the role they’ll play — both as players and leaders — in keeping Coahoma a relevant part of the Region I-3A Division II playoff discussion.

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2020 COAHOMA FOOTBALL PREVIEW: New-look Bulldogs look to maintain momentum

Fresh off their best season in more than 15 years, the Coahoma Bulldogs will have their mettle tested in 2020.

After losing 18 players from last year’s 9-3 team, including two-way standouts Zack Schneider, Keegan Dobbs and Jonathan Schneider, coach Chris Joslin’s squad will be out to prove that the CHS program can continue to compete at a high level through heavy graduation losses.

With 12 lettermen returning, including four offensive and five defensive starters, the Bulldogs will have a foundation from which to build. But Joslin believes his team’s success will ultimately come down to how well his new regulars adapt to their expanded roles.

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FEATURE: Brady playmaker Linnard ready to shoulder heavier load in 2020

At 6-foot-5 and almost 200 pounds, Brady senior Parker Linnard has the look of a big-play receiver. With 25 catches for 700 yards last season, he also has the credentials.

But after producing those numbers alongside or across from graduated twins Caleb and Benjamin Galindo, Linnard will face the new challenge in 2020: proving he can repeat or improve upon that production as the Bulldogs’ go-to guy.

With much of Brady’s skill position talent lost to graduation, Linnard and sophomore running back J.D. Ibarra (78-413, 3 TDs) will be the standard bearers at their respective positions this fall. And as a senior, Linnard will be leaned on particularly heavily — both as a playmaker and leader for coach Shay Easterwood’s squad.

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2020 BRADY FOOTBALL PREVIEW: ‘Dogs hope to maintain momentum despite graduation losses

In winning four of their last five regular-season games to end a two-year playoff drought last fall, the Brady Bulldogs took a big step forward in coach Shay Easterwood’s third year with the program.

The challenge now is to build on that momentum despite losing a large and talented senior class to graduation.

With 13 lettermen back, including five starters on each side of the football, Easterwood will have some talent to work with as his Bulldogs try to get back to the playoffs out of a new district with Ballinger, Bangs, Ingram Moore, San Angelo Grape Creek and Sonora. But he’ll need some contributions from some new faces if he hopes to improve upon last year’s 5-6 finish.

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FEATURE: Bangs’ new Ethan adds another weapon to the Dragons’ arsenal

After spearheading Bangs’ turnaround with his production on both sides of the football, senior Ethan Sanchez would have to be considered the Dragons’ undisputed leader heading into the 2020 season.

But it’s the arrival of a second Ethan to the Bangs backfield that could take coach Kyle Maxfield’s team to a whole new level this fall.

Joining the Dragons roster this offseason when his father took Bangs’ defensive coordinator position, former Big Spring and Farmersville signal caller Ethan Cortez has brought a combination of experience and arm talent to the quarterback position that Maxfield hasn’t often had at his disposal during his lengthy head coaching career.

And with Cortez adding a reliable passing threat to an offense that has already proven it can run effectively, the sky could be the limit for Bangs’ spread attack.

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2020 BANGS FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Dragons poised to take another step forward

In leading the Bangs Dragons to the playoffs for the first time in five years last season, Kyle Maxfield took a big step toward restoring the BHS program to the heights it had achieved and expectation level it had grown accustomed to under former coaches Bo Robinson (61-27 from 1999-2005) and Chuck Lipsey (50-31 from 2008-2014).

With 14 lettermen returning from last year’s 6-5 squad, including eight offensive and seven defensive starters, the former Brownwood and Shallowater head man is hoping to take the next step this fall.

Leading a program that went a combined 9-41 from 2014 to 2018, including a 3-7 mark in his first season on campus, Maxfield has the Dragons believing they can compete. And with some quality talent and experience to go with that belief, he’s expecting big things in 2020.

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FEATURE: Winters QB Alex Salas hoping to break out in Year 2 as starter

After waiting his turn behind standouts Chris Diaz and Jovan Young, Alex Salas’ first year as Winters’ quarterback was something of a growing process.

Rushing for 624 yards, passing for 435 and accounting for 16 total touchdowns, the rangy signal caller flashed his athleticism and potential last fall. But bouts of inconsistency limited the Blizzards to 25.5 points per game and a 5-6 overall record.

Now a senior, with a season of starts under his belt, Salas is hoping to turn the lessons he learned as a junior into a breakout 2020 campaign.  And his coach, sixth-year Winters mentor Matt McCarty, has every faith in his now veteran quarterback to do just that.

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2020 WINTERS FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Blizzards seek to extend playoff streak in tough new district

Coming off three consecutive playoff appearances, coach Matt McCarty and his Winters Blizzards are hoping to continue the progress made during the coach’s first five seasons on campus.

But after being placed in a tough district with perennial contender Cisco and rising power San Saba, the Blizzards will have their work cut out for them if they hope to maintain the momentum built during that run.

With 15 of 22 players back from last year’s 5-6 squad, including five starters on both sides of the football, Winters has the tools to get back to the postseason for a fourth consecutive year. But to do so, the Blizzards will have to a navigate an unforgiving District 4-2A Division I schedule that pits them against No. 4 Cisco and No. 10 San Saba in their first two league games.

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FEATURE: Coleman QB Rosales eager to turn last year’s experience into team, personal success

Absent of all context, Coleman quarterback Corbin Rosales’ 2019 season might not look like much.

Starting under center for the Bluecats as a junior, Rosales passed 605 yards, rushed for 335 and accounted for 14 total touchdowns in leading CHS to a 4-6 record.

A quick rundown of the stats, however, only tells part of the story. And a good argument can be made that it’s the least significant part.

After having unlucky breaks cost him most of his freshman and sophomore seasons, just getting and staying on the field was a big deal for the Coleman signal caller. And the experience and development he gained through his first full season of reps should pay dividends for both him and his team in his last go-round as a Bluecat.

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2020 COLEMAN FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Experienced Bluecats shooting for playoff return

Coming off a rough 2-8 season in 2018, the Coleman Bluecats made some positive strides last year, finishing 3-4 in district on their way to a 4-6 campaign.

With the bulk of its talent back from that squad and a drop in classification to Class 2A Division I, coach John Elder’s team is hoping to take the next step this fall.

Among the 17 lettermen returning for the Bluecats, eight have starting experience on offense while seven topped the depth chart at their respective positions on defense. That experience — and an improvement in overall numbers — has Coleman shooting for a playoff return in 2020. 

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FEATURE: New crop of Stamford skill players ready for chance to shine

Over the past decade, the Stamford Bulldogs have built an identity around their explosive spread offenses. And during that time, they’ve been able to claim some of the Big Country’s most notable playmakers.

In quarterbacks Hagen Hutchinson, Bo Wimberly and Peyton Bevel, they’ve had state title winners and record-setters. And receivers Jessie Ramos, James Washington and Trace Edwards were all household names for what they did at SHS and, in the case of the first two, beyond.

But after a procession of skill position talent that would make many larger schools envious, coach Ronnie Casey finds himself in a unique situation this season. Gone are the identifiable names fans have come to know by their prodigious and consistent production, and in their place is a group of hungry, but unproven commodities.

While the Bulldogs’ new stable of skill players will be senior-led, it’s short on guys with extensive starting experience. But after waiting their turn behind older and more accomplished teammates, those players are eager to show what they’re capable of this fall.

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2020 STAMFORD FOOTBALL PREVIEW: New-look Stamford Bulldogs a wild card

Stamford football coach Ronnie Casey isn’t quite sure what to expect out of the 2020 football season just yet.

Bringing back a young bunch of kids from last year’s 6-5 squad off an offseason that was lost to the COVID-19 pandemic, the seventh-year head coach could see this season playing out a number of different ways for his Bulldogs.

But that uncertainty hasn’t dampened his excitement for the new season or diminished the optimism he has if his team can stay healthy and develop in a few key areas.

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FEATURE: Strong junior class has Forsan ready to put rebuild in rear view

In small-school high school football, rebuilding years are a fact of life. Coach anywhere long enough and you’ll eventually hit a period where your numbers and/or talent level put you at an unavoidable disadvantage compared to your peers.

But if navigated deftly, those lean years — while difficult on the players and tough on a coach’s win-loss record — can help yield a bumper crop of success in future seasons, which is exactly what  Forsan coach Jason Phillips is hoping for in 2020.

After watching young teams post a combined 4-16 record the past two years, Phillips believes his Buffaloes have the talent, depth and experience to take a big leap forward this fall. And if you ask him he’ll tell you it was the foundation laid in those two seasons, much of it by a strong class of current juniors, that has Forsan ready to begin its ascent back to prominence.

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2020 FORSAN FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Buffs poised to take big step forward in ’20

While a 3-7 record may have masked some of the progress they made in 2019, the Forsan Buffaloes weren’t far off from being a pretty good football team. 

Coach Jason Phillips’ young Buffs lost three of their four district games by seven points or less, including a 21-20 loss to Stamford in their season finale with a potential playoff berth on the line.

This season, with 21 lettermen back from that squad, Forsan is hoping to make a significant leap forward. And Phillips believes he has the weapons on his roster to do just that.

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FEATURE: Colorado City playmaker Green ready to lead Wolves into brighter future

Finding bright spots in an 0-10 season isn’t always an easy task. But Colorado City receiver Chris Green made it one for the Wolves in 2019.

Starting as a sophomore for one of the Big Country’s youngest teams last fall, Green emerged as a big-play threat for coach Dan Gainey, averaging more than 20 yards per catch and accounting for half of his team’s total touchdowns. 

And he did so while serving as an ideal representative of the C-City program, giving Gainey a leader to build his rebuild around and fans a dependable playmaker on whom to pin their hopes for a brighter future.

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2020 C-CITY FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Wolves still young, but should be improved

By any definition, 2019 was a rough season for the Colorado City Wolves.

Without the help of an exceptional class that had led C-City to a combined 21-4 record the two years prior, a young Wolves squad struggled through an 0-10 campaign, being outscored 429-79 in the process.

With just a handful of seniors on this year’s roster, coach Dan Gainey’s team will still be young in 2020. But the longtime C-City mentor saw growth through last season’s adversity and sees better things on the horizon. 

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FEATURE: Santo QB Procter ready to step out of shadow, into limelight

Tabbed to replace Tarleton State University signee Jett Bryan as the Santo quarterback this fall, junior Case Procter has a tough act to follow.

But as the son of one of most notable players in SHS history, former Wildcat running back Brent Procter, Case is already accustomed to dealing with lofty expectations and loftier comparisons.

Living up to his family name has been a motivating force for the younger Procter his entire athletic career. And in being asked to lead a young Santo team to continued success in 2020, he views his newest challenge similarly.

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2020 SANTO FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Young Wildcats look to maintain recent run of success

After posting a combined 18-5 record over the past two years with veteran squads, the Santo football program experienced significant roster turnover in the offseason.

Bidding farewell to 14 lettermen, the Wildcats return just three offensive and four defensive starters, raising the question of whether coach Devon Mann’s squad will be rebuilding or reloading in 2020.

Riding the momentum of a six-year playoff streak, including postseason berths in each of Mann’s first three years as head coach, Santo will be leaning on tradition and high expectations as it tries to maintain that level of success. And though the Wildcats may need some time to mature and jell, their coach is confident this team has what it takes to be playing into Week 11 and beyond.

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FEATURE: Cross Plains’ Allen bringing playmaking ability to QB position

Since bursting onto the scene as a freshman in 2018, Cross Plains junior Cason Allen has done nothing but make plays for the Buffaloes.

As a general rule, the closer the two-way standout has been to the football, the better the outcome has been for coach Daniel Purvis and his squad.

If that same thing holds true in 2020, the Buffs could be in for their best season of the Purvis era. That’s because a move this fall to the quarterback position will have Allen touching the ball every play.

After graduating athlete-turned-quarterback Caleb Hernandez over the offseason, Purvis had a decision to make as to who would be next in line to lead Cross Plains’ spread attack. And after watching Allen account for 814 total yards on just 92 touches last season, the choice was a simple one.

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2020 CROSS PLAINS FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Buffs small in size, but poised to contend

Even by Class 2A standards, the Cross Plains Buffaloes will field a small team in 2020. But coach Daniel Purvis is confident that lack of size won’t mean a lack of wins.

While the 10th-year Cross Plains coach acknowledges that this will be the smallest team he’s had during his head coaching tenure, he said it’s also the fastest. And though he and his staff may have to do some things a little differently this season, he’s bullish on this group and what it can accomplish.

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FEATURE: Multi-talented Roscoe senior Hope an ‘invaluable’ weapon for Plowboys

Roscoe’s Kolten Hope may only be one of 11 players on the field for the Plowboys at any given time, but as coach Jake Freeman’s human Swiss Army knife, his impact can feel much greater.

Blessed with the versatility to play wherever he’s needed, this team-first senior’s value is difficult to overstate.

After excelling at defensive end and pitching in at running back a year ago, Hope will be occupying new positions on both sides of the ball in 2020. But don’t be surprised if you see the now-linebacker/tight end move around the field to maximize his contributions to his team.

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2020 ROSCOE FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Battle-hardened Plowboys set sights on playoff return

After two tough years in a brutal district with state powers Hamlin and Albany, the Roscoe Plowboys will be expanding their horizons to the northwest this fall. 

No longer league mates with Albany, Cross Plains or Haskell, Roscoe has instead been pulled with Hamlin toward Lubbock to join Crosbyton, Lockney and Ralls in the new District 5-2A Division II.

Facing a less imposing district schedule with a more experienced roster, the Plowboys have set their sites on a playoff return in 2020. And eighth-year Roscoe coach Jake Freeman is confident they can achieve that goal if they make the progress he’s expecting them to.

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Big Country Composite Football Schedules: Class 5A and 6A

With the first games of the 2020 football season now less than a month away, we here at Big Country Preps are working diligently to get ourselves and our readers prepared for the upcoming campaign.

As we charge toward the Aug. 14 release of our Big Country Preps Preseason Football Preview and the season’s first game on Aug. 27, we’ll be releasing the composite football schedules for each UIL district housing one or more of our 40 11-man teams.

After kicking off with Class 2A Division II on Tuesday, 2A DI on Wednesday, 3A DII on Thursday and 3A DI on Friday and 4A DII on Saturday and 4A DI on Sunday, we wrap up the schedules series today with Classes 5A and 6A.

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Big Country Composite Football Schedules: Class 4A Division I

With the first games of the 2020 football season now less than a month away, we here at Big Country Preps are working diligently to get ourselves and our readers prepared for the upcoming campaign.

As we charge toward the Aug. 14 release of our Big Country Preps Preseason Football Preview and the season’s first game on Aug. 27, we’ll be releasing the composite football schedules for each UIL district housing one or more of our 40 11-man teams.

After kicking off with Class 2A Division II on Tuesday, 2A DI on Wednesday, 3A DII on Thursday and 3A DI on Friday and 4A DII on Saturday, we continue with 4A DI today. We’ll wrap up the schedules series Monday with Classes 5A and 6A.

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Big Country Composite Football Schedules: Class 4A Division II

With the first games of the 2020 football season now less than a month away, we here at Big Country Preps are working diligently to get ourselves and our readers prepared for the upcoming campaign.

As we charge toward the Aug. 14 release of our Big Country Preps Preseason Football Preview and the season’s first game on Aug. 27, we’ll be releasing the composite football schedules for each UIL district housing one or more of our 40 11-man teams.

After kicking off with Class 2A Division II on Tuesday, 2A DI on Wednesday, 3A DII on Thursday and 3A DI on Friday, we continue with 4A DII today, followed by 4A DI on Sunday and Classes 5A and 6A on Monday.

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Big Country Composite Football Schedules: Class 3A Division I

With the first games of the 2020 football season now less than a month away, we here at Big Country Preps are working diligently to get ourselves and our readers prepared for the upcoming campaign.

As we charge toward the Aug. 14 release of our Big Country Preps Preseason Football Preview and the season’s first game on Aug. 27, we’ll be releasing the composite football schedules for each UIL district housing one or more of our 40 11-man teams.

After kicking off with Class 2A Division II on Tuesday, 2A DI on Wednesday and 3A DII on Thursday, We continue with 3A DI today, followed by 4A DII on Saturday, 4A DI on Sunday and Classes 5A and 6A on Monday.

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Big Country Composite Football Schedules: Class 3A Division II

With the first games of the 2020 football season now less than a month away, we here at Big Country Preps are working diligently to get ourselves and our readers prepared for the upcoming campaign.

As we charge toward the Aug. 14 release of our Big Country Preps Preseason Football Preview and the season’s first game on Aug. 27, we’ll be releasing the composite football schedules for each UIL district housing one or more of our 40 11-man teams.

After kicking off with Class 2A Division II on Tuesday and 2A DI on Wednesday, we continue with 3A DII today, followed by 3A DI on Friday, 4A DII on Saturday, 4A DI on Sunday and Classes 5A and 6A on Monday.

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Big Country Composite Football Schedules: Class 2A Division I

With the first games of the 2020 football season now less than a month away, we here at Big Country Preps are working diligently to get ourselves and our readers prepared for the upcoming campaign.

As we charge toward the Aug. 14 release of our Big Country Preps Preseason Football Preview and the season’s first game on Aug. 27, we’ll be releasing the composite football schedules for each UIL district housing one or more of our 40 11-man teams.

After starting with Class 2A Division II on Tuesday, we move to 2A DI today, followed by 3A DII on Thursday, 3A DI on Friday, 4A DII on Saturday, 4A DI on Sunday and Classes 5A and 6A on Monday.

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Big Country Composite Football Schedules: Class 2A Division II

With the first games of the 2020 football season now less than a month away, we here at Big Country Preps are working diligently to get ourselves and our readers prepared for the upcoming campaign.

As we charge toward the Aug. 14 release of our Big Country Preps Preseason Football Preview and the season’s first game on Aug. 27, we’ll be releasing the composite football schedules for each UIL district housing one or more of our 40 11-man teams.

We begin today with Class 2A Division II, followed by 2A DI on Wednesday, 3A DII on Thursday, 3A DI on Friday, 4A DII on Saturday, 4A DI on Sunday and Classes 5A and 6A on Monday.

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COUNTDOWN TO TWO-A-DAYS: Abilene High Eagles

EDITOR’S NOTE — The attached video was recorded before Tuesday’s announcement about the scheduling changes for Class 5A and 6A. For Abilene High’s updated schedule, visit the Eagles’ team page here.

Football is fast approaching, and we at BigCountryPreps.com are committed to bringing you the information you need to prepare for your favorite team’s season.

We’ll be releasing our Big Country Preps Preseason Football Preview, the most comprehensive look at the upcoming Big Country football season anywhere, on Friday, Aug. 14. But you won’t have to wait until then to sate your gridiron appetite.

Leading up to the first day of fall football practice on Aug. 3, we’ll be spotlighting each 11-man team in the area and posing some of the key questions they’ll face in 2019 as part of our “Countdown to Two-a-Days” series.

After featuring Cooper on Sunday, we move to District 2-6A to wrap up our series with the Abilene High Eagles.

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COUNTDOWN TO TWO-A-DAYS: Cooper Cougars

EDITOR’S NOTE — The attached video was recorded before Tuesday’s announcement about the scheduling changes for Class 5A and 6A. For Cooper’s updated schedule, visit the Cougars’ team page here.

Football is fast approaching, and we at BigCountryPreps.com are committed to bringing you the information you need to prepare for your favorite team’s season.

We’ll be releasing our Big Country Preps Preseason Football Preview, the most comprehensive look at the upcoming Big Country football season anywhere, on Friday, Aug. 14. But you won’t have to wait until then to sate your gridiron appetite.

Leading up to the first day of fall football practice on Aug. 3, we’ll be spotlighting each 11-man team in the area and posing some of the key questions they’ll face in 2019 as part of our “Countdown to Two-a-Days” series.

After featuring Wylie on Saturday, we move to District 3-5A Division I with the Cooper Cougars. On Monday, we wrap up our series with the Abilene High Eagles.

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COUNTDOWN TO TWO-A-DAYS: Wylie Bulldogs

EDITOR’S NOTE — The attached video was recorded before Tuesday’s announcement about the scheduling changes for Class 5A and 6A. For Wylie’s updated schedule, visit the Bulldogs’ team page here.

Football is fast approaching, and we at BigCountryPreps.com are committed to bringing you the information you need to prepare for your favorite team’s season.

We’ll be releasing our Big Country Preps Preseason Football Preview, the most comprehensive look at the upcoming Big Country football season anywhere, on Friday, Aug. 14. But you won’t have to wait until then to sate your gridiron appetite.

Leading up to the first day of fall football practice on Aug. 3, we’ll be spotlighting each 11-man team in the area and posing some of the key questions they’ll face in 2019 as part of our “Countdown to Two-a-Days” series.

After featuring Stephenville on Friday, we move to District 3-5A Division II with the Wylie Bulldogs. On Sunday, we will take a look at the Cooper Cougars followed by the Abilene High Eagles on Monday.

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