During the past two years in Class 5A, Richland won its first playoff game in 32 years and reached the state quarterfinals. Now the Rebels return to 6A with state powers Euless Trinity and San Angelo Central.
The football team of Diamond Hill-Jarvis High School in Fort Worth, Texas, is on a 77-game losing streak. To overcome it, they can learn from Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett, who lost 44 straight at Columbia.
Long before he became the KC Chiefs’ starting quarterback, Patrick Mahomes battled his best friend for the starting job at Whitehouse High School in East Texas. The night he won that competition has shaped his career.
In addition to the High School Football Game of the Week, TXA 21 will air its weekly half-hour long football show “Friday Night Stars” 6:30 p.m. on Thursdays from The Ford Center at The Star beginning Oct. 11.
After 20 years, Everman will have a new head football coach in defensive coordinator Dale Matlock. The Bulldogs, who return 14 starters, have had much playoff success including state titles in 2001 and 2002.
Riley Dodge returns to a program he once led to a UIL state title in 2006. The Dragons officially started the 2018 season on Monday inside their indoor facility. Carroll is looking to build off last year's 10-4 squad.