Army Values School of the Week

Dave Campbell’s Texas Football, in partnership with the U.S. Army, is proud to honor one school from each public school classification with the Army Values School of the Week award. The schools selected throughout the course of this program have best exemplified the seven Army Values – Loyalty, Duty, Respect, Selfless Service, Honor, Integrity and Personal Courage.

Congratulations to all the schools. We salute you.

2018 School of the Week Award Winners

Week 14 (Regional Semifinals)

6A: Beaumont West Brook

In a wild back-and-forth offensive slugfest, the Bruins’ defense came up big when it mattered most as the Bruins surged past Katy Tompkins 49-45 and into the regional final.

5A: Mission Veterans Memorial

Fueled by an astonishing 704 yards and 7 touchdowns from QB Landry Gilpin, the Patriots became the third large-school Rio Grande Valley team to reach the regional final since 1990 with a 62-55 win over Corpus Christi Veterans Memorial.

4A: Iowa Park

Despite starting the season at 1-5, the Hawks have hit their stride, surging past Midland Greenwood 35-14 to punch their ticket to the regional final.

3A: Yoakum

The Bulldogs avenged a previous loss to district rival Goliad with a thrilling 38-35 victory in the regional semifinals.

2A: San Augustine

In a tight-knit contest, the Wolves blocked a would-be go-ahead extra point and returned it 85 yards for a go-ahead two-point conversion, and that proved to be the difference in a thrilling 29-27 win over Garrison.

1A: Leakey

The Eagles fly into the state semi-finals for the first time since 1975 (8man) after a 68-36 win over Gorman.  (Leakey won the 8man state title in 1975, the last year of 8man in Texas.)


Week 13 (Area Playoffs)

6A: Austin Vandegrift
In a 6A DII slugfest, Trey Mongauzy tip-toed in for a go-ahead touchdown in the second overtime, and the Vipers’ defense stood tall to bring home a thrilling 28-21 victory over Klein Collins.

5A: Brenham
The Cubs rallied from a 14-point deficit to force overtime, and after Daylonn McCowan’s go-ahead score, Colby Watts came up with a game-sealing sack in double-overtime to give the Cubs a 35-28 victory over Sharyland.

4A: SIlsbee
The Tigers started hot and stayed hot, returning the opening kickoff for a touchdown and never looking back en route to a 56-14 win over Wharton.

3A: Holliday
Jett Johnson ran for a game-tying 14-yard touchdown run to force overtime, and Grayson Germany booted through a game-winning 30-yard field goal in the extra frame to give the Eagles a 24-21 win over previously unbeaten Clifton. 

2A: Sundown
The Roughnecks battled with Hawley all night long, and stopped a would-be game-winning two-point conversion in overtime to bring home a 37-36 win.

1A: Jayton
Heavy underdogs in their area round matchup with Blackwell, the Jaybirds hit the jets, surging past the Hornets 68-18.

Week 12 (Bi-District Playoffs)

6A: Mesquite Horn
After starting the year 0-7, the Jaguars have caught fire, winning their final three games of the regular season and stunning the Texas high school football world with a thrilling 45-38 win on the road over Temple.

5A: Manor
Tahj Brooks ran for 175 yards and five touchdowns, including a 1-yard score with 58 seconds left as the Mustang shocked Dripping Springs, 43-40.

4A: San Angelo Lake View
David Tanguma intercepted a pass in the fourth quarter, then followed it up with a game-winning 3-yard touchdown run as the Chiefs beat Clint Mountain View, 28-21, for just their third playoff win since 1996.

3A: East Chambers
In a wild shootout, the Buccaneers scored a school-record 82 points and ran for 539 yards in a 82-54 win over Crockett.

2A: Haskell
Facing district champion Eldorado, the Indians were unfazed, marching on a 20-play, 96-yard scoring drive in the fourth quarter as Haskell took home a 26-22 win.

1A: Gorman
The Panthers earned their first playoff victory since 2008 — back when they were an 11-man program — with a huge 68-20 mercy rule win over Eden.

Week 11

6A: Cy Ranch
In a battle for the District 15-6A crown, the Mustangs’ defense led the way while Logan McDougald threw for a pair of touchdowns as Cy Ranch finished off a perfect regular season with a 35-14 win over Tomball Memorial.

5A: Lubbock Monterey
With city bragging rights on the line, the Plainsmen started off hot and kept rolling, surging to a 42-13 win over Lubbock.

4A: San Elizario
The Eagles brought home their first district victory since 2015 and clinched their first winning season since 1999 with a 28-18 win over Fabens.

3A: Blue Ridge
The Tigers’ ground game set the tone for the entire game, grinding out the tough yards and letting its defense do the rest, clinching the district runner-up spot with a 14-12 win over Paris Chisum.

2A: Albany
After starting the year 0-5, the Lions roared back, winning its final five games — all district matchups — including a 34-27 win over previously unbeaten Hamlin to capture the district title.

1A: Wilson
The Mustangs took down Southland, 63-56, to bring home their first district title since 1986, back before they made the move to six-man football.

Week 10

6A: North Crowley
The Panthers snapped their six-game losing streak in style, jumping out to a 27-0 first-quarter lead and never looking back in a 55-6 romp over Fort Worth Trimble Tech.

5A: San Antonio Southside
Facing heavily favored Port Lavaca Calhoun, the Cardinals didn’t flinch, taking the fight to the Sandcrabs with an emphatic 50-14 victory, turning the District 15-5A DII race on its head.

4A: Bay City
In one of the state’s great rivalry matchups, the Blackcats knocked off El Campo, 31-24, beating their archrival for the first time since 2005.

3A: Lyford
In a hard-fought defensive struggle, the Bulldogs stood tall, breaking through in the third quarter and holding on for a critical 8-0 victory over Santa Gertrudis Academy.

2A: McCamey
Facing off against unbeaten Iraan, the Badgers’ defense came to play, soaring to a 12-6 victory to take control of the district.

1A: Lueders-Avoca
The Raiders sprung a 46-42 upset on Jayton, putting them in the driver’s seat for the District 7-1A DII title, which would be just their second district crown since 1969.

Week 9

6A: Schertz Clemens
Trailing 14-3 late in the second quarter, the Buffaloes exploded for 27 unanswered points to surge for a 37-30 victory over district rival East Central.

5A: Lubbock Monterey
The Plainsman rallied from a 15-0 deficit to soar into the lead, then stopped a would-be go-ahead two-point conversion from Amarillo Palo Duro to nab a critical 49-48 district victory.

4A: Splendora
The Wildcats clinched their first playoff berth in 11 years with a dominant defensive effort in a 20-6 win over Huffman-Hargrave.

3A: Stockdale
In one of the wildest games of the season, the Brahmas outlasted district rival Dilley 33-27 in four overtimes.

2A: Honey Grove
Trailing 19-14 heading into the fourth quarter, the Warriors found a way to rattle off 10 unanswered points to push past Como-Pickton 24-19, improving to 6-3 on the year and moving closer to clinching a playoff spot.

1A: Silverton
Fueled by 16 total touchdowns from Neil Garcia, the Owls topped Kress for a wild 110-72 win to stay in the hunt for a playoff berth. 

Week 8

6A: Converse Judson
The Rockets blasted off for a 28-0 win over rival Smithson Valley, remaining undefeated and handing the Rangers their first shutout loss since 1996.

5A: College Station
The Cougars rallied with two late fourth-quarter touchdowns to force overtime, and then Brandon Williams hit Brandon Joseph for a game-winning 29-yard touchdown strike in overtime as the Cougars surged past Magnolia, 41-38.

4A: Waco Connally
Down 24-7 in the second half, the Cadets wouldn’t quit, mounting an unforgettable comeback capped by Jay’Veon Sunday’s 2-yard game-tying score on the final play of the game and Ralph Morales’ game-winning extra point to beat Mexia, 27-26.

3A: Eastland
Behren Morton — also the starting quarterback — banged through a game-winning 32-yard field goal as time expired as the Mavericks edged Breckenridge, 44-41.

2A: Shelbyville
In a wild back-and-forth affair, the Dragons got six total touchdowns from QB Jaylon Brinson and held off a West Sabine in overtime, 44-42.

1A: Nazareth
The Swifts got a hard-fought defensive win over district foe Happy, their first win over the Cowboys since 1999.

Week 7

6A: Amarillo Tascosa
After making a 4-hour drive to open district play, the Rebels got off the bus ready, jumping out to a first-quarter lead and never looking back for a 36-20 win over Midland.

5A: Lufkin
In a matchup of state-ranked district foes, the Panthers roared to a 35-3 victory over College Station, snapping the 5A Division II state champions’ 18-game winning streak and handing them just their third-ever loss in district play.

4A: Houston Wheatley
Trailing 27-12 at halftime, the Wildcats roared to life in the second half, riding a huge game from receiver Earl Williams and a resurgent defense to rally for a 34-27 victory.

3A: Spearman
The Lynx continued their defensive tear, pitching their fourth shutout of the season in a 40-0 win over Dimmitt in their district opener.

2A: Union Grove
Entering the fourth quarter trailing 14-8, the Lions battled back to tie the game and force overtime, using a workmanlike game from running back Mikie Webb to earn a hard-fought 22-14 win over district rival Hawkins.

1A: Savoy
Trailing in the final seconds to Saint Jo, the Cardinals scored on an unforgettable hook-and-lateral play to win its district opener, 50-45.

Week 6

6A: Temple
In an instant classic in front of a raucous Wildcat Stadium, Jared Wiley found Quinton Johnston for a game-winning 25-yard touchdown strike in the third overtime to push Temple past rival Belton, 58-55.

5A: San Antonio Sam Houston
Fueled by 249 yards on the ground by Brandon Adams and a pair of interceptions by the defense, the Hurricanes swept through district rival San Antonio Edison, 28-7.

4A: Hamshire-Fannett
After falling behind 28-7, the Longhorns mounted a furious rally, getting 191 yards and 3 touchdowns rushing from Marcus Morris in an unforgettable 41-35 double-overtime victory over Shepherd.

3A: Clyde
Facing one of the hottest teams in the state, the Bulldogs buckled down, stifling Stamford en route to a stunning 21-13 win over the state-ranked squad.

2A: Archer City
The Wildcats’ defense came up with the play of the game, stopping Chico’s would-be go-ahead two-point conversion in the second half and holding on from there as the Wildcats moved to 5-0 with a 15-14 win over Chico.

1A: Garden City
The Bearkats made a statement to the six-man world with an emphatic 34-23 victory over defending 1A Division II state champion Strawn.

Week 5

6A: Houston Chavez
Dashawn Daniel plunged in for a touchdown and a go-ahead two-point conversion midway through the fourth quarter, and the Lobos defense stood tall as Chavez took down district rival Houston Westside, 29-22.

5A: El Paso Eastlake
The Falcons kicked a game-winning field goal in the waning seconds to stun favorite El Paso Pebble Hills, 30-28.

4A: Gatesville
The Hornets started hot and leaned on its defense, which came up with a critical stop late in the game to preserve a thrilling 33-27 victory over Lampasas.

3A: Shallowater
Fueled by a masterful all-around effort from Hayden VanderRoest and a crushing defense, the Mustangs moved to 5-0 with a 58-8 thrashing of Brownfield.

2A: Chico
The Dragons soared to a 34-14 halftime lead and held on from there, snapping a two-game losing streak and improving to 3-2 with a 46-42 win over Tom Bean.

1A: Zephyr
The Bulldogs captured the annual Brown County Rivalry with a thrilling 55-54 victory over state-ranked May.

Week 4

6A: Killeen
Backed by a dominant rushing attack anchored by Kadarius Marshall’s 198 yards and three total scores, the Kangaroos hopped all over Copperas Cove in a critical district matchup, 48-14.

5A: Burleson
The Elks moved to 4-0 on the season — and, more importantly, 2-0 in district play — with a 24-0 victory over Joshua, holding the Owls to 149 total yards in their second shutout of the year.

4A: La Vernia
The Bears rallied from a 14-0 first-quarter deficit to force overtime, and stopped a would-be game-winning two-point conversion from Lampasas to move to 4-0 with a thrilling 51-50 win.

3A: Ganado
Riding a dominant defensive effort, the Indians took down previous unbeaten Palacios for an impressive 14-12 victory.

2A: Seymour
In one of the strangest games of the year, Seymour’s defense stood on its head and the offense did what it needed to in overtime for a thrilling 6-0 victory over Windthorst in overtime.

1A: Motley County
The Matadors rebounded from a tough loss to Spur the week before to take down previously unbeaten Crowell, 101-78 on the road.

Week 3

6A: San Antonio Madison
The Mavericks jumped out to a 10-0 first-quarter lead and rode a sensational defensive effort to an upset win over Smithson Valley, 17-14.

5A: Amarillo
The Sandies soared to 3-0 on the season with a 28-0 takedown of Wichita Falls Rider, forcing four turnovers and posting its first shutout in more than two years

4A: Paris
Fueled by a furious running game and a defense that made key stops at the key moments, the Wildcats stunned state-ranked Gilmer on the road, 27-21.

3A: Newton
In a matchup of perennial Golden Triangle powers, it was the 3A Eagles who got the better of 4A West Orange-Stark, using tremendous defensive speed to take down the Mustangs, 21-7.

2A: Wink
The Wildcats took the lead on Kaneon Baker’s 18-yard touchdown run — his third of the game — with 2:38 to play, and then stopped Coahoma’s would-be game-winning two-point conversion in the final minute to take home a thrilling 40-39 win.

1A: Covington
The Owls are flying high after a 46-0 mercy rule win over Oglesby, improving to 3-0 to start the season for the first time since 1994.

Week 2

6A: Wolfforth Frenship
Facing a state-ranked Wichita Falls Hirschi squad, the Tigers forced four turnovers to win its first game since 2016 with a 36-23 victory over the Huskies.

5A: Friendswood
On a night when its offense scuffled, the Mustangs’ defense shined as Mike Hermes notched five sacks and Trey Mapep returned an interception for a touchdown in the fourth quarter to fuel a 17-6 win over Clear Brook.

4A: Giddings
A week after taking down defending state champion Rockdale, the Buffaloes put on another show, jumping out to a 45-13 halftime lead and cruising to a stunning 63-13 romp over Wimberley.

3A: West Rusk
Talon Winings caught the go-ahead touchdown pass late in the fourth quarter, then picked off Waskom’s last-gasp heave to seal the Raiders’ 18-17 win over the Wildcats.

2A: Olney
A week after snapping their 22-game losing streak, the Cubs rode five rushing touchdowns from Cesar Flores to a 42-20 win over Petrolia, marking the first time since October 2008 that the Cubs have won consecutive games.

1A: Blum
The Bobcats shook the six-man world with an upset win over Jonesboro, holding the powerful Eagles attack to a mere six points in a 48-6 victory.


Week 1

6A: Waxahachie
In coach Mike Alexander’s debut, the Indians rode 161 yards and three touchdowns on the ground from Demani Richardson to a resounding 54-32 victory over archrival Ennis in the annual Battle of 287.

5A: Somerset
Trailing 31-28 in the waning seconds of the third quarter, the Bulldogs rang off 20 unanswered points to surge into a lead it wouldn’t relenquish, grinding out 280 yards on the ground to move to 1-0 with a 54-39 win over San Antonio Brackenridge.

4A: Center
After falling behind early, the Roughriders used a bruising running game and opportunistic defense to sneak past Tatum on opening night, 35-30.

3A: Ballinger
In the 88th meeting between the longtime rivals, the Bearcats scored first in overtime and stopped a would-be game-winning two-point conversion to bring home a thrilling 20-19 win over Brady.

2A: La Pryor
In a wild back-and-forth affair, the Bulldogs’ defense made the biggest play of the game, stopping Cotulla in overtime to open the season with a 28-21 win.

1A: Vernon Northside
In maybe the biggest surprise of Week 1, the Indians stunned the six-man world with a 62-34 win over state-ranked Throckmorton.


2017 School of the Week Award Winners

Week 1:

6A: Smithson Valley

5A: South Oak Cliff

4A: Madisonville

3A: West Rusk

2A: Anson

1A: Lorenzo


Week 2:

6A: La Joya

5A: Huntsville

4A: Decatur

3A: Colorado City

2A: Refugio

1A: Klondike


Week 3:

6A: South Garland

5A: Hutto

4A: Pecos

3A: New Waverly

2A: Era

1A: Borden County


Week 4:

6A: Round Rock Cedar Ridge

5A: Seguin

4A: Rockport-Fulton

3A: Dublin

2A: Freer

1A: Balmorhea


Week 5:

6A: Haltom

5A: Galveston Ball

4A: Bushland

3A: Tidehaven

2A: Deweyville

1A: Veribest


Week 6:

6A: El Paso Pebble Hills

5A: Seagoville

4A: West Orange-Stark

3A: Harleton

2A: Bartlett

1A: Rotan


Week 7:

6A: Laredo United South

5A: Denison

4A: Texarkana Pleasant Grove

3A: Friona

2A: Stamford

1A: Aquilla


Week 8:

6A: Schertz Clemens

5A: El Paso Del Valle

4A: Rio Grande City Grulla

3A: Clifton

2A: Timpson

1A: Forestburg


Week 9:

6A: Deer Park

5A: Bryan Rudder

4A: Aransas Pass

3A: Bruceville-Eddy

2A: Joaquin

1A: Spur


Week 10:

6A: North Garland

5A: Austin Crockett

4A: Liberty Hill

3A: San Antonio Cole

2A: New Deal

1A: McLean


Week 11:

6A: Tyler Lee

5A: San Antonio Southside

4A: Pleasanton

3A: Breckenridge

2A: Alvord

1A: Blackwell


Week 12:

6A: Rockwall

5A: Corpus Christi Veterans Memorial

4A: Vernon

3A: Merkel

2A: Grapeland

1A: Whitharral


Week 14:

6A: Pflugerville Hendrickson

5A: Lubbock Coronado

4A: Salado

3A: New Diana

2A: Panhandle

1A: Jonesboro