District 5-3A predictions

Next stop on the prediction bandwagon brings us to District 5-3A. Everyone talks about how difficult 2-3A is because of Brownwood, Abilene Wylie, Snyder, Graham, etc., but this district is no patsy, either. Losing Graham was definitely negated by the arrival of Bridgeport and Decatur. I can see any four teams (Burkburnett and Vernon too)…

Pittman injury ‘doesn’t look good’

I did not have enough info to write a story for Tuesday’s paper on the injury to Olney quarterback Callen Pittman. Because of some law, Coach Rodgers cannot give exact health info on a football player, and I was unable to get in touch with the Pittman residence. I have heard Pittman has a torn…

District 9-A predictions

I will start off my preseason district predictions with what I consider the best district in the area. It is tougher than nails and has backed up the talk in the playoffs. Plus, all six schools are from this neck of the woods, adding even more excitement come Friday night.

Agreements and disagreements

Got back from the Big Apple a couple of days ago, and have delved back into high school football. It is pretty scary to realize there is only 20 days until the TRN Kickoff Classic. And I still have plenty of football previews to write. Just took a thorough glance through the texasfootballratings.com website, and…

District 5-2A indecisiveness

Well, the other day I wrote how Olney could be the team to beat in 5-2A. That is still possible. But after talking to a couple more coaches (Holliday, Nocona), I think it is too tough to sift through these five quality teams.

The other Step Brothers

This really surprised me when I came into work Friday morning. Baron Davis and Steve Nash, two of my favorite basketball players and possibly people, teamed up to make to the short film of the summer. They want to be Will Ferrell and John C. O’Reilly I guess. So here I sit, bringing a performance…