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Daily Roundup (Sep. 11): An old El Paso rivalry is heating up, and take a tour of the new Kyle Field

Photo by Mary Scott McNabb 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 Everyone picked Skyline to lose…

Ennis, Waxahachie square off in DQ Big Game of the Week

Longstanding rivalry to be featured on Fox Sports Southwest

Photo by Charlton Gladden The 2015 Texas high school football season is just three weeks old, but the lights are still bright and every game is huge. Friday night, the Ennis Lions will travel 15 miles to Lumpkins Stadium in Waxahachie, Texas to face one of their oldest rivals, the Waxahachie Indians. These two teams first faced off in what…

For Abilene and Abilene Cooper, it’s for more than just bragging rights

Great American Rivalry Series honors longtime West Texas rivals.

Photo by Russell Peables Since 1961, the Abilene Eagles and Cooper Cougars have faced off in one of high school football’s greatest rivalries. When they meet at their shared Shotwell Stadium in Abilene, Texas on Friday night, defending their respective side of town will be just as important as getting the victory. “It’s a huge game in this town,” Abilene…

Morning Jolt (Sept. 11): A way-too-in-depth look at college teams’ first play of the season

What kind of play do Texas' FBS teams run to kick off their season?

Photo by Ryan Vance This is the Morning Jolt, TexasFootball.com’s wake-up call to get up and start thinking about football. It’s the most exciting time of every college football season. The ball has just been kicked, and your favorite team is taking the field on offense for the first time. The crowd rumbles to a roar as the center prepares…

Daily Roundup (Sep. 10): John Jay official wants to keep working games, and Patrick Mahomes is on fire

Photo by Ashley Wirz 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 Umpire in John Jay incident wants…

Waco-Lake Ridge, UTSA-Kansas State highlight Slovacek’s I-35 Showdowns of the Week

Waco-Lake Ridge, UTSA-Kansas State headline central Texas slate.

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: Kansas State (1-0) at UTSA (0-1) 11:00 a.m. Saturday at the Alamodome in San Antonio Coming off of a disappointing 4-8 mark in 2014, UTSA…

Morning Jolt (Sept. 10): Thursday night HS games to watch

Three Thursday night Texas high school football games to keep an eye on.

Photo by Christopher Farias This is the Morning Jolt, TexasFootball.com’s wake-up call to get up and start thinking about football. It’s Thursday, which means the high school football weekend kicks off tonight with dozens of games across the state! Here are a few Thursday night games that we’ve got our eye on tonight. Denton Ryan (2-0) at Wylie East (2-0),…

Craven: How Rice can upset Texas

The Owls are underdogs this weekend in Austin; here's how they can shock the nation.

Photo courtesy Rice Athletics Texas is ripe for the picking after a horrid performance in the season-opening loss to Notre Dame on the road and the Rice Owls are hoping to pull a huge upset this Saturday in Austin. On a national, and maybe in a state level, an Owls win would be shocking. But it wouldn’t shock anyone familiar…