It's not the SI cover, but it'll do

David Nelson, former Raider football standout, has made it into Sports Illustrated. His touchdown catch against Alabama in the SEC Championship didn’t make the cover, pretty boy Tim Tebow does after Florida’s win, but Nelson got a more than generous spread shot in the Dec. 15 magazine. Nelson also was included a little here and…

Archer City-Albany showdown

When I cover football games, I usually only ask for two things: 1) A close game; no fun writing my story at halftime because one team is up 35-0. 2) A quick game. The quicker, the easier it is to make deadline. I absolutely hate when one team gets behind by 30, then throws 50…

And then there was one

Congrats to Archer City being the last area high school football team standing. It’s actually kinda weird — not that the Wildcats are still playing, but that there is only one team remaining. At this time last year, we had six teams still alive. Rider, Vernon, Seymour, Munday, Windthorst and Grandfield were all playing ball.