Class 4A

Thursday night two: Key takeaways from just a handful of games

Two teams' results stood out above the crowd on a sparse Thursday night of playoffs action.

The area round of the Texas high school state playoffs kicked off on Thursday for a few programs around the state. Most games take place Friday or Saturday, but there were a few smaller classification games involving regional favorites and state title contenders. Shallowater survives Bowie The upset of the night nearly came in Region I of the Class 3A-D1…

Booster Club Spotlight: Canton group helps Eagles soar

All-Star Inflatables highlights the team behind the team.

The Canton Athletic Booster Club is under the guidance of Justin Hesskew for a second go-around, but it’s truly a team effort. Hesskew wants to be there for the kids, and that includes every athlete between the seventh and twelfth grade. He considers his position on the same level as the board members and parents that also meet the needs…

Picking the best games at every level during the 11-man area round

Choosing the must-see showdowns in a loaded second round of the playoffs.

Photo by Tim Huchton The Texas high school football playoff field was cut in half last week, setting up showdowns across the state in the area round. Below, I discuss which game in each classification I would attend if I was given the choice of what games to cover. Class 6A – Desoto vs. Allen The marquee game this week…

Unsung Hero Award — 2015 recipients

Award shines a spotlight on some of the most deserving young people in Texas football

Dave Campbell’s Texas Football has partnered with Texas Farm Bureau Insurance to shine the spotlight on some of the most deserving young people in Texas football with the Unsung Hero Award. Only five (5) students in the entire state were honored with this special accolade and were presented with an award at their school’s pep rally and Friday night football…