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Craven: Six takeaways from Thursday night’s high school action

Photo by JD Bryant We’re one day through Week 5 of the Texas high school football season and Thursday night featured a few important games around the state. As we do each week, let’s take a look at what we learned from last night’s action. 1. Euless Trinity, Denton Guyer and Spring Westfield are all top-10 teams in the state…

Week 4 Player of the Week: Groveton QB Glenn Thornton

Groveton QB takes home statewide honors for Week 4 of the 2015 Texas high school football season.

Congratulations to Groveton QB Glenn Thornton, the Week 4 winner of the Mr. Texas Football Player of the Week award, presented by Wells Fargo. The 6-2, 160-pound quarterback threw for 528 yards and three touchdowns and ran for another two scores in the Indians’ 58-51 loss to San Augustine. Indians fans can also be praised for their part in this honor, as they voted often enough to…

Daily Roundup (Sep. 25): Previewing big games around the state, in both the high school and college ranks

Photo by Matt Garnett Welcome to the daily roundup, a collection of prep and college news and notes from around Texas that we’ll be sorting out for you every weekday morning. So if you’re looking for something to sift through while avoiding work, or need some lunchtime reading, we’re here for you. High Schools Previewing Cameron Yoe vs. Refugio. Picks…

Cameron Yoe, Refugio take center stage in DQ Big Game of the Week

Statewide spotlight focuses on small-school powerhouses.

Photo by Mike McNabb The town of Cameron, Texas has roughly 5,500 residents and doesn’t normally draw in a whole lot of statewide attention. However, on Friday night this small town will have the state buzzing. Under the lights of Yoe Field, the Cameron Yoe Yoemen and Refugio Bobcats will match up in the DQ Big Game of the Week. This…

Deer Park, La Porte renew legendary rivalry

Great American Rivalry series readies for annual Houston clash.

Photo by Andy Tolbert Houston, Texas, with its many metropolitan areas, is one of the biggest cities in the United States. It’s hard to get a small town feel when you’re in that part of the Lone Star State, until you stumble across the neighboring towns of Deer Park and La Porte. On Friday night, these one-school communities will face…

A&M-Arkansas, West-Hillsboro highlight Slovacek’s I-35 Showdowns of the Week

Previewing another big week of football 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: Texas A&M (3-0) vs. Arkansas (1-2) 6:00 p.m. Saturday at AT&T Stadium in Arlington During the summer, this showdown between the Aggies and Razorbacks looked…

Craven: Houston’s hot start is bad news for Texas State

The Cougars look so sharp that it's already worth wondering how long Tom Herman will stick around.

Photo by Diana Porter The Houston Cougars are 2-0 entering this weekend’s game against Texas State. A win over Tennessee Tech started the Tom Herman tenure on the right foot, but it was a victory over Louisville that proved the Cougars are heading in the right direction under the first-year head coach and former offensive coordinator at Ohio State. It…

Tepper’s Thursday HS games to watch — Week 5

Texas high school football kicks off tonight; here are four games to keep your eye on.

Photo by Jerome Hicks Week 5 of the Texas high school football season kicks off tonight with a large slate of Thursday night games across the Lone Star State. Here are a few you should definitely keep your eye on. Odessa Permian (4-0) at Lubbock Coronado (2-2) Is this the year that MOJO Magic is back in earnest? The Panthers have…