Class 2A

Five players to watch in the state semifinals of the Texas high school football playoffs

THROUGHOUT THE 2017 POSTSEASON, WE'LL PICK OUT FIVE PLAYERS PER ROUND TO SPOTLIGHT AHEAD OF CRUCIAL CLASHES FOR THEIR TEAMS.

6A: Lake Travis WR Garrett Wilson Garrett Wilson has been a monster all year in the Lake Travis offense, but he’s managed to take it to another level in the playoffs. Wilson has 403 yards and 10 touchdowns in the Cavaliers’ four playoff games, and he almost singlehandedly made the difference in the team’s exciting 47-39 win over Judson back…

The must-see games of the Texas high school football regional finals

If you're torn on which games to venture into the cold for this weekend, we're happy to be your tiebreaker.

6A: Longview (12-1) vs. Lufkin (11-2), 2 p.m. Saturday at Nacogdoches’ Bryce Stadium Before the playoffs got rolling, Spring Westfield and Klein Collins appeared to be on a crash course to meet in the Region II final. But, because the playoffs are a crazy time in Texas, neither team made it that far. East Texas made sure of that, as…

Week 14 Mr. Texas Football Player of the Week — Falls City QB/DB Keyshawn Johnson

Beavers junior TAKES HOME STATEWIDE HONORS FOR WEEK 14 OF THE 2017 TEXAS HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL SEASON.

Congratulations to Falls City QB/DB Keyshawn Johnson, the Week 14 winner of the Mr. Texas Football Player of the Week award, presented by Wells Fargo in conjunction with the Academy Sports + Outdoors Texas Bowl. The 6-0, 190-pound junior threw for 123 yards and four touchdowns, ran for 174 yards and two touchdowns, and notched six tackles and an interception on…

REGIONAL FINALS PREVIEW: Breaking down the biggest games in Texas high school football

Denton Ryan and Lubbock Coronado's star QBs battle it out while Lufkin and Longview rekindle East Texas' biggest rivalry at the right time

Denton Ryan (13-0) vs. Lubbock Coronado (13-0), 2 p.m. Saturday at Abilene’s Anthony Field Denton Ryan will look to become the de facto Lubbock ISD champions this week as it tries to do the double with a win over unbeaten and surging Lubbock Coronado Saturday at Abilene Christian University. The Raiders rolled past Lubbock Monterey last week, 49-28, as QB…

TXHSFB REALIGNMENT: Classification cutoffs and enrollment numbers for 2018-2019 UIL Realignment

The latest enrollment data for the upcoming UIL realignment.

October 27, 2017 is UIL Snapshot Day — the day in which the University Interscholastic League collects the enrollment data they will use to formulate the district alignments for the 2018 and 2019 Texas high school football season. While the new classifications, regions and districts won’t be announced until February, this is our first clue of who will be moving…

DQ Big Game of the Week preview: Mart vs. DeLeon

It's a clash of Top 10 teams and the winner will be a favorite to reach the state championship game, and the DQ crew will be on hand.

This week’s DQ Big Game — for the third week of the playoffs — could have easily found a home in Jerry World with a big plaque on the line. It’s a small town contest with big-time teams. The DeLeon Bearcats are the seventh-ranked team in Class 2A, and feature not one but TWO players with 2,000 yards of offense…

REGIONAL SEMIFINALS PREVIEW: Breaking down the biggest games in Texas high school football

Can Cedar Park's defense slow down Manvel? Who wins the 4A Division I clash between Kennedale and Midlothian Heritage? And is anyone stopping Newton?

Cedar Park (11-1) vs. Manvel (11-0), 7:30 p.m. Friday at Waller’s Waller ISD Stadium It’s a rematch of a third round game last season when Manvel rolled past Cedar Park in a battle of undefeated teams. Manvel graduated a lot of talent, but the Mavericks have reloaded with playmakers while a gritty Cedar Park team has had to rely on…