Class 2A

If these three teams lose, they will be the biggest upsets of the state quarterfinal round

The odds are stacked against a few high schools this weekend, but they'll be kings of the mountain if they pull it off.

Photo by Mary Scott McNabb Upsets are a part of football. We’ve seen defending state champions, regional favorites and district champions get upended in the Texas high school playoffs. There are bound to be a few again this week, and here are three that would shakeup brackets. Stratford over Canadian We spend most of our time talking about the best…

Sorting out the favorites remaining in each division’s bracket

After some attrition and upsets, who are the teams to beat?

Photo by Will Leverett We, dorks like myself in the media, like to create favorites. We need the underdog/favorite dynamic because we feel like it makes a story meaningful. Telling an audience which team was supposed to win gives context to a game story that it wouldn’t otherwise possess. So, with eight teams left in each bracket, here are the favorites…

Must-see state quarterfinals in every class

You can't go wrong with the match-ups everywhere this weekend, but if you had to pick, here's a great place to start.

Photo by Mark Flanagan No bad answers remain. With only eight schools left in each bracket, choosing the best game from each classification is splitting hairs. Every game has a unique storyline and a lot on the line. If I had to pick a game from each classification to attend, however, these are the games. Class 6A – Katy vs….

Upon Further Review: Allen is rolling, Navasota goes down, and LISD is still kicking

Taking a closer look at the weekend's results and what it could mean going forward.

Photo by Kelly McDuffie We’re down to eight in each bracket of the Texas high school playoffs. Let’s take one more look back before regional finals become the talk of the state. Allen is still truckin’ The thought entering the season was if Allen was going to be knocked off the Class 6A mountaintop, 2015 was the year to do…

Friday Night Five: Carthage tops Navasota, and four other noteworthy results

Another defending state champion is out of the playoffs thanks to a group of Bulldogs that knows a thing or two about titles.

Weather wreaked havoc all over the state, but plenty of games still got played, and there were some crazy results we could never have expected. Navasota goes down. Well, we all knew 4A DI Region III was brutal and filled with landmines, so it’s not like the respective runs of Carthage and Silsbee are shocking. But come on, Navasota was…