The first head coaching position in the bright career of Mike Glaze, former Cedar Hill offensive coordinator, will be at L.D. Bell. The hiring of Glaze, who coached a slew of nationally ranked athletes at Cedar Hill last season, was announced by the H-E-B school district last Monday.
Glaze told the Star-Telegram last week that he anticipated being able to modify what he did at Cedar Hill to help Bell rebound from a 1-9 campaign in 2014, the first season in the last four that the Raiders didn't make the playoffs.
Glaze's hiring comes about three weeks after the school district hired Chris Jensen to succeed Steve Lineweaver as the head football coach at Trinity.
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The Trinity boys endured another tough week in District 7-6A, losing 1-0 to Southlake Carroll and 4-0 to Richland, along with dropping the make-up game against Bell. They'll wrap the season hosting Richland at Pennington Field at 7:30 p.m. March 17, after spring break. The Bell boys team had the make-up victory against Trinity but lost 4-0 at Colleyville Heritage. Their result against Haltom was unavailable, and they finish the season after spring break with a game at Southlake Carroll at 7:15 p.m. March 20.
The Trinity girls suffered a pair of 6-0 losses last week at the hands of Coppell and Southlake Carroll, and will have spring break before taking on at Richland (Birdville FA/AC) at 7:30 p.m. March 16. The make-up game against Bell, postponed again by last week's weather, will be played at noon on March 21. The Lady Raiders have Southlake Carroll the day before that finale, facing off against the Lady Dragons at 7:30 p.m. March 20 at Pennington.
Members of the Trinity and Bell girls basketball teams took up ? spots on the recently announced 7-6A district honors.
Superlatives went to Lexi Gordon of Bell, the Offensive Player of the Year, and to the Lady Trojan's Trinity Oliver, who was Co-Defensive Player of the Year, sharing the honor with Zhanae Whitney of Colleyville Heritage.
First team honors: Gordon, Oliver, Haleigh Talbert, Trinity; and TeAna Washington, Trinity.
Second team, Trinity: Tomi Sanchez and Tahania McDaniel. Bell: Alexis Boston, Jakierra Drummer and Tiana Johnson.
Honorable mention, Trinity: Kayla Hunter and Sydney McCallister. Bell: none.
- Stephen English