Class 4A

Booster Club Spotlight: Crandall group boosts Pirates spirit

All-Star Inflatables highlights the team behind the team.

There’s a one-stop shop for athletic needs in Crandall. Athletes from the seventh grade through seniors are served by the Crandall Booster Club, and Marie Ryan is the leader of the pack. She really enjoys serving the community’s athletes. “It’s an honor to watch, and see them excel in a sport they love.” Ryan was one of 13 members on the…

Upon further review: Four more takeaways from high school Week 8

Photo by Will Leverett Another week of Texas high school season is in the books and this week put a lot of things into perspective. Most importantly, the tragic passing of Alto High School athlete Cam’Ron Matthews after collapsing during a game on Friday shows that life is more important than anything that happens on a football field and we’d…

Morning Jolt (Oct. 19): Check out some of the best photos from the weekend of high school football in Texas

Some of the best shots captured by DCTF's photographers this weekend.

This is the Morning Jolt, your invitation to get up and start thinking about football. Dave Campbell’s Texas Football works with some of the best photographers in the state to shoot high school games across Texas. Check out some of their best work from the past week.

Friday Night Five: Trinity, Cedar Park, Crosby, 4A top 10 and Mojo magic

Photo by Keith Ramsey Euless Trinity showed its mettle. Southlake Carroll had plenty of answers for the Trojans in a 37-35 loss, just not enough, and the Dragons’ offense just couldn’t keep answering for a host of missed tackles on defense. The Trojans, meanwhile, did what they do. They pounded the football behind their always precise and physical blocking, led…

Daily Roundup (Oct. 16): Guyer stunned, UIL hands out Jay suspensions, and more

Photo by Will Leverett 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 Keller Central stuns Denton Guyer, Wildcats…

Week 7 Player of the Week: Atlanta RB Tyrell Phillips

Atlanta RB takes home statewide honors for Week 7 of the 2015 Texas high school football season.

Congratulations to Atlanta running back Tyrell Phillips, the Week 7 winner of the Mr. Texas Football Player of the Week award, presented by Wells Fargo. The 5-9, 170-pound senior ran for 313 yards and seven touchdowns in the Rabbits’ 53-31 win over Pleasant Grove. Rabbits fans can also be praised for their part in this honor, as they voted often enough to make sure that Tyrell received the…

Daily Roundup (Oct. 15): Assessing defense in the age of high-powered offenses, Friday previews, and more

Photo by Keith Ramsey 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 In the age of high-powered offenses,…

Daily Roundup (Oct. 14): It’s now do-or-die time for playoff hopes, Trinity vs. Carroll, and more

Photo by Keith Ramsey 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 Wixon: For some teams’ playoff hopes, each…