Class 4A

West Orange-Stark, Newton prepare for DQ Big Game of the Week

Golden Triangle clash gets the statewide spotlight on Fox Sports Southwest.

Photo by Russell Wilburn The DQ Big Game of the Week has featured some incredible games so far, and this week might be the best yet. The Newton Eagles (1-3) are traveling to Dan R. Hooks Stadium to face off against the West Orange-Stark Mustangs (3-1) in a battle of state runner-ups. Newton and West Orange-Stark have been two of…

Week 5 Player of the Week: John Tyler DL Pierre Leonard

John Tyler DL takes home statewide honors for Week 5 of the 2015 Texas high school football season.

Congratulations to John Tyler DL Pierre Leonard, the Week 5 winner of the Mr. Texas Football Player of the Week award, presented by Wells Fargo. The 5-10, 245-pound nose guard notched four tackles, two tackles for loss, two sacks, 10 quarterback pressures, a forced fumble, a fumble recovery, two blocked punts and a safety in the Lions’ 65-32 win over Whitehouse. CUJO fans can also…

Daily roundup (Oct. 2): S.A. player leaves friend’s funeral to catch two TDs, a change tonight at Guyer, and more

Photo by Tim Huchton 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 Sam Houston’s Jawon Anderson left the…

Daily Roundup (Oct. 1): Recalling a 1955 district title, dissecting Permian’s offense, and more

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 Mulbah Car’s pursuit, Akins’ histrory, #tbt…

Chicken Express Community Heroes honors Brock’s Leddy French, Italy’s Britney Chambers

Male and female student-athletes that lead by example on the field of play and in the classroom can be honored as Chicken Express Community Heroes and receive scholarship money to continue their education beyond high school.

Chicken Express and Dave Campbell’s Texas Football are partnering to honor the heroes in your community. Male and female student-athletes that lead by example on the field of play and in the classroom can be honored as Chicken Express Community Heroes and receive scholarship money to continue their education beyond high school. Athletes can be nominated at TexasFootball.com/ChickenExpress.   LEDDY…

Daily Roundup (Sep. 30): Running up the score debate, Heard’s the most important player in the nation, and more

Photo by Pat Carrigan 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 Blowouts happen in high school football,…

Daily Roundup (Sep. 29): Critically injured coach still recovering, the top DFW QBs, and more

Photo by John Hamilton 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 Coach critically injured during Malakoff vs….

Morning Jolt (Sept. 29): Believe it! These teams are unexpectedly undefeated

Six Texas high school football teams that are, surprisingly, without a loss.

Photo by Tom Sooter This is the Morning Jolt, your invitation to get up and start thinking about football. We’re now five weeks deep into the 2015 Texas high school football season — yes, that means that the regular season is nearly halfway over. The weeding-out process has already begun in earnest. Of the 1,204 UIL public school teams in…