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Week 9 Player of the Week: Henderson QB/FS Matthew Childers

Henderson star takes home statewide honors for Week 9 of the 2015 Texas high school football season.

Congratulations to Henderson quarterback and free safety Matthew Childers, the Week 9 winner of the Mr. Texas Football Player of the Week award, presented by Wells Fargo. The 6-4, 185-pound junior ran for 169 yards and 5 TDs and added an interception return for a touchdown in the Lions’ 41-0 win over Palestine. Lions fans can also be praised for their part in this honor, as they voted…

Mansfield upsets Cedar Hill to highlight Thursday night results

Photo by John Hamilton With more weather looming over Week 10, some schools around the state decided to move games up a day to avoid the chance of cancellations. That added extra intrigue to an already loaded Thursday slate of games. Here are some main takeaways from Thursday night. 1. The biggest upset of the night came when Mansfield knocked…

Dickinson, Clear Creek square off in huge DQ Big Game of the Week

Houston area rivals get statewide spotlight on Fox Sports Southwest.

Photo by Tim Craig As the Texas high school football regular season reaches its close, every game is getting bigger. District titles and playoff berths are on the line every week and the competition is stiff. On Friday night one of the most anticipated match-ups of the season will take place, and it’s definitely going to live up to the…

Georgia Southern 37, Texas State 13: What We Learned

Three key takeaways from the Bobcats' flop against the Eagles.

Texas State couldn’t hang with Georgia Southern on Thursday night, losing 37-13. What did we learn? DCTF’s Claire Cruz breaks it down. Texas State took a step in the wrong direction. Last week against South Alabama, the Bobcats looked promising. The offense was good, the defense was better and they had some swagger in their steps. But Thursday night against…

TCU 40, West Virginia 10: What We Learned

Three key takeaways from the Frogs' romp over the Mountaineers.

TCU improved to 8-0 with a dominating 40-10 win over West Virginia on Thursday night in Fort Worth. What did we learn? DCTF’s Greg Tepper breaks it down. Boykin-to-Doctson is the great equalizer. The nation’s most electrifying pass-catch combination? Maybe. Once again, the Frogs’ Heisman Trophy candidate quarterback found their Biletnikoff Award candidate wide receiver early and often, as the…

North Texas-UTSA, private school showdown highlight Slovacek’s I-35 Showdowns

Previewing another big weekend along the central Texas corridor.

To honor the loyal football fans that travel great distances to support their favorite team, DCTF and our friends from Slovacek’s in West, Texas are proud to present The Slovacek’s I-35 Showdowns of the Week. North Texas (0-7) vs. UTSA (1-6) 6:00 p.m. Saturday at Apogee Stadium in Denton Two years ago, the sky appeared to be the limit for…

Booster Club Spotlight: Commerce group gives Tigers their all

All-Star Inflatables highlights the team behind the team.

Commerce Booster Club president Karen Maxwell is emphasizing community support throughout the school year. She said it’s great during football season, but it tapers off as the year progresses. She sees the potential, and wants to improve the trend during basketball season. She’s from Kansas, so she knows how to do basketball. That’s why she’s implementing a more electrifying atmosphere…