Class 5A

2016 Region Outlooks: 5A Region II

WITH REALIGNMENT BEHIND US, MIKE CRAVEN TAKES A LOOK AT HOW EACH REGION SHOULD SHAKE OUT WHEN FALL ROLLS AROUND.

The UIL recently realigned the district for the 2016 and 2017 football seasons. Realignment not only changes district races. Regional championships can be decided with new groupings competing once the playoffs begin. We’ll take a closer look at the frontrunners in each region throughout the spring doldrums. Previous Outlooks: 6A Region I / 6A Region II / 6A Region III / 6A Region IV / 5A Region I Class…

All-Time Matchup Monday: 1970 Austin Reagan vs. 1973 John Tyler

Our weekly series continues with a battle between one of the state's most overlooked dynasties and one of its most storied programs, led by one of its favorite sons.

Editor’s Note: Every Monday during the offseason, we’ll bring you our new running series, All-Time Matchup Monday, where we’ll pit two of the greatest teams in Texas high school football history against each other, throw a few theories around on who might come out on top, and then we’ll ask you to settle the debate for us. You can also…

2016 Region Outlooks: 5A Region I

WITH REALIGNMENT BEHIND US, MIKE CRAVEN TAKES A LOOK AT HOW EACH REGION SHOULD SHAKE OUT WHEN FALL ROLLS AROUND.

The UIL recently realigned the district for the 2016 and 2017 football seasons. Realignment not only changes district races. Regional championships can be decided with new groupings competing once the playoffs begin. We’ll take a closer look at the frontrunners in each region throughout the spring doldrums. Previous Outlooks: 6A Region I / 6A Region II / 6A Region III / 6A Region IV Class 5A –…

LOOK: The 10 toughest districts in Texas high school football

After UIL Realignment, what are the toughest districts in Texas high school football?

Aside from a few outstanding appeals that the UIL will sort through, the dust has settled on this round of district realignment, when the teams across the state were put in new district, region and class distinctions for the next two seasons. So now that we have our new districts, the question on everyone’s mind: what are the toughest new…

Chicken Express Community Heroes honors Lucas Lovejoy’s Bo Biedleman, Quanah’s Darby Sparkman

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. DARBY SPARKMAN…

Craven: In light of Dallas Morning News report, AT&T Stadium the best fit for title games

A rotation of cities would be the fairest arrangement, but it's hard to deny the appeal of the home of the Cowboys for all involved, from players to casual fans.

A report by the Dallas Morning News’ Corbett Smith solidified one thing we already knew: Houston was a costly host site for the UIL State Football Championships. In the report, Smith outlines the loss of money from host fees to attendance. Houston flopped, we knew that, and it went beyond dollars. The UIL knew it would lose money when it…