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This Week in TXHSFB (April 26): DeSoto’s chaos steals the headlines, but big moves happening elsewhere

DCTF'S HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL INSIDER BRINGS YOU THE OFFSEASON TXHSFB SCOOP!

The offseason grind is slowly but surely coming to an end statewide, as spring football has kicked off for the most part for 6A and 5A programs who have elected to participate in after school practices. We have a list of spring football games for schools statewide down below if you’d like to get an early look at teams for…

Frisco SQT Pools

The First 7on7 SQT takes place on Saturday morning at The Star in Frisco!

The Frisco SQT will take place on Saturday April 29 at The Star in Frisco with pool play starting at 8:30am.  Please note there is rain in the forecast and the tournament could be postponed to May 20, if the SQT is ppd. the games will be played at various Frisco ISD campuses, thus the pools could be shuffled to…

This Week in TXHSFB (April 20): Surprising coaching moves and updated spring game schedules

DCTF'S HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL INSIDER BRINGS YOU THE OFFSEASON TXHSFB SCOOP!

Former Grandview head coach Casey Walraven (left) is the new man at Cleburne, ending a tumultuous few weeks for the school. (Cleburne ISD photo) The offseason grind is slowly but surely coming to an end statewide, so let’s just recap some key dates and info to look for as we move towards the end April. Starting at the end of…

This Week in TXHSFB (Apr. 12): Two big moves for Lewisville ISD, updated spring game schedules and more

DCTF'S HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL INSIDER BRINGS YOU THE OFFSEASON TXHSFB SCOOP!

There are new head coaches at both Flower Mound Marcus and Lewisville. (Photos courtesy LISD) As usual, let’s get some business out of the way right off the top. Starting at the end of April, spring football will ramp up for 6A and 5A programs who elect to participate in after school practices. Then we’ll have the 2017 THSCA Convention,…

This Week in TXHSFB (April 5): The coaching carousel keeps spinning as practices approach

DCTF'S HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL INSIDER BRINGS YOU THE OFFSEASON TXHSFB SCOOP!

Claude Mathis is now the man in Marshall. (Marshall ISD Photo) While the coaching moves are slowing down a bit, the football moves are heating up. We’re inching closer and closer to spring football practices. Starting at the end of April, spring football will ramp up for 6A and 5A programs who elect to participate in after school practices. May…

This Week in TXHSFB (Mar. 22): THSCA Hall of Honor, coaching changes and spring game dates

DCTF'S HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL INSIDER BRINGS YOU THE OFFSEASON TXHSFB SCOOP!

Former Arlington Lamar head coach Eddy Peach, who will be inducted to this year’s THSCA Hall of Honor in July. (LHS photo) We are officially on the “down side” of the off-season grind and although we are still over five months away from the first TXHSFB games of 2017, football-related activities will begin soon in the great state of Texas….

This Week in TXHSFB (Mar. 15): To spring ball or not to spring ball? We asked coaches

DCTF'S HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL INSIDER BRINGS YOU THE OFFSEASON TXHSFB SCOOP!

(Photo by Max Thompson) It’s spring break for the vast majority of school districts across the state, so instead of taking the week off here at DCTF, we decided to stick with the spring theme and talk a little spring football with coaches from across the state. The UIL allows the option of spring football for a maximum of 18…

This Week in TXHSFB (Mar. 8): 5A split fallout & a bizarre saga in Jasper headline the news

DCTF'S HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL INSIDER BRINGS YOU THE OFFSEASON TXHSFB SCOOP!

5A football will have a different look starting in 2018. (Photo by Shane Roper) The biggest news of the week certainly went down late last Wednesday as the UIL announced the results of the Class 5A referendum to split the divisions for football starting with the 2018 realignment. The referendum passed by a larger than expected margin of 147-77, which…

This Week in TXHSFB (Feb. 22): Big-time vacancies get filled with Texas High still looming

DCTF'S HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL INSIDER BRINGS YOU THE OFFSEASON TXHSFB SCOOP!

Cibolo Steele head coach David Saenz (Courtesy Photo) Some of the state’s biggest job openings saw their vacancies filled this week, and that headlines this edition of news and notes. We start in the Alamo City, where San Antonio’s top program in Cibolo Steele saw their vacant head football coach opening filled as co-defensive coordinator David Saenz was promoted to…