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Oklahoma hammers Texas, 38-7

Oklahoma paid Texas back for its 30-point loss in the Oil Bowl last summer, mauling the Texas all-stars 38-7 in the 68th-annual Oil Bowl in Wichita Falls last night at Memorial Stadium.Oklahoma built a 19-0 lead into the second quarter, before a Blake Szymanski 16-yard TD strike to Jacob Lacey narrowed the gap to 19-7 at halftime. Oklahoma’s all-stars add…

QB/WR Camp ahead for Southlake’s Dodge

Southlake Carroll coach Todd Dodge, who was honored last season as USA Today’s National Coach of the Year, is readying to host his 14th-annual Quarterback/Wide Receiver Camp for student-athletes grades 7-12.The Todd Dodge Quarterback/Wide Receiver Camp will be held in two sessions: May 30 through June 2 and open to students grades 7-9, and June 6 through June 9 for…

2005 Oil Bowl rosters and facts

Below are the rosters and background for the 68th-annual Oil Bowl between graduating all-stars from Texas and Oklahoma. Kickoff for the Oil Bowl is 7:30 PM on Saturday from Memorial Stadium in Wichita Falls. The Oil Bowl ranks as one of the nation’s oldest and most attended all-star games. The Oil Bowl is the climax of an exciting week of…

Charles, Daniel returning to Alamodome

Texas-bound running back Jamaal Charles from Memorial HS in Port Arthur is among the nearly 80 Texas high school standouts officially named this week to participate in the 2005 Texas High School Coaches Association North-South All-Star Game in San Antonio in July.The 2005 THSCA North-South All-Star Game will kickoff at 7:30 PM on July 26 at the Alamodome – the…

Louisiana gains Bayou Bowl win

Louisiana picked up its first victory in the third-annual Bayou Bowl, with a 10-7 triumph over Texas last night before 7,000 fans at Stallworth Stadium in Baytown.Louisiana converted on a last-minute turnover by Texas, with St. Amant QB Brian Babin hitting high school teammate and WR P.J. Brown from 20 yards out with :30 remaining to erase a late 7-3…

Super Teamer readying for NFL Shot

In our latest ‘Where Are They Now?’ edition, Texasfootball.com discovered former ‘Super Team’ defensive back Michael Hawkins on the football field recently for the Dallas Desperados of the Arena Football League.Hawkins was a 6-1, 170-pound standout at Carrollton R.L. Turner and a first-team member of our ‘Super Team’ squad in the 2001 edition of Dave Campbell’s Texas Football magazine. Also…

2A Prosper may pick up top RB

Prosper’s Deion Sanders has contributed financially to the local Eagles’ athletic program, and now he may make a difference on the field – by adopting a promising running back from a Florida High School who has a troubled background.The 37-year old Sanders is in the process of adopting 17-year old Noel Devine, a standout 5-8, 170-pounder from Sanders’ former high…

Beaumont QB may transfer to follow HFC

Craig Stump, who left the head coaching post at Beaumont Kelly for nearby West Brook HS this past January, may soon gain the services of his former versatile quarterback, Joseph Chaisson.The 6-2, 165-pound Chaisson, who passed for 1,510 yards and rushed for 881 yards in totaling 26 TDs as a sophomore for Kelly, has hinted of the move this month….

2005 Bayou Bowl rosters and facts

Below are the rosters for the third-annual Bayou Bowl between graduating all-stars from Texas and Louisiana and set for an 8 PM kickoff on Saturday from Stallworth Stadium in Baytown.The architect of the Bayou Bowl is Baytown Lee coach Dick Olin, who served as head coach of the Texas all-stars last season and annually is the organizer of the game,…

Ex-Beaumont QB now with Red Sox

Former Beaumont West Brook standout quarterback Chip Ambres is making perhaps one last effort to reach the major leagues, this time as a non-roster invitee of the World Champion Boston Red Sox.The 25-year old Ambres, who graduated from West Brook in 1998 – in the same class as New Caney quarterback Adam Dunn, signed with Texas A&M before being drafted…