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
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
After falling behind early, the Roughriders used a bruising running game and opportunistic defense to sneak past Tatum on opening night, 35-30.
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
6A: Smithson Valley
5A: South Oak Cliff
3A: West Rusk
6A: La Joya
3A: Colorado City
6A: South Garland
3A: New Waverly
1A: Borden County
6A: Round Rock Cedar Ridge
5A: Galveston Ball
6A: El Paso Pebble Hills
4A: West Orange-Stark
6A: Laredo United South
4A: Texarkana Pleasant Grove
6A: Schertz Clemens
5A: El Paso Del Valle
4A: Rio Grande City Grulla
6A: Deer Park
5A: Bryan Rudder
4A: Aransas Pass
6A: North Garland
5A: Austin Crockett
4A: Liberty Hill
3A: San Antonio Cole
2A: New Deal
6A: Tyler Lee
5A: San Antonio Southside
5A: Corpus Christi Veterans Memorial
6A: Pflugerville Hendrickson
5A: Lubbock Coronado
3A: New Diana