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Billy Gandy

Saturday, November 8th, 2008

No surprise: Rebels cruise, Lobos lose

Following the predictable Hays trouncing of Lehman Friday night at Bob Shelton Stadium, the future is actually fairly bright for Lehman, a young team that improved this year and looks forward to incorporating its winning freshman class. For Hays, the future is more immediate, starting with a home playoff game next Friday night against Magnolia.

Friday, November 7th, 2008

Not yet rivals, Hays and Lehman to finish regular season

As they line up tonight for their last game of the regular season, the Hays Rebels and Lehman Lobos really aren't rivals. Instead, they're football teams going in very different directions.

Friday, October 31st, 2008

Already in playoffs, Rebels can clinch district with win

The Hays Rebels could clinch their first outright district title in ten years with a win tonight against Del Valle at Bob Shelton Stadium. Just as important, the Rebels appear to be rounding into shape as they...

Saturday, October 25th, 2008

Hays clinches playoff berth with lopsided win at Manor

The Hays Rebels asserted themselves with a 51-13 win at Manor Friday night, taking over first place in District 17-4A and clinching a playoff berth behind 170 rushing yards and four touchdowns from sophomore running back Torrance...

Thursday, October 23rd, 2008

Rebels to face speed in first-place showdown at Manor

The Hays Rebels go to Manor Friday night, not just trying to break a first-place tie in District 17-4A, but to deal with a speedy opponent, which figures to be one of their top playoff challenges.

Saturday, October 18th, 2008

Hays football coach reaches rare, remarkable milestone

The Hays Rebels celebrated another moment of their peculiar, proud aura Friday night, lifting head coach Bob Shelton to his 300th career victory with late-game heroics that have characterized most of their wins in recent years.

Saturday, October 11th, 2008

Hays makes another miracle to win district opener

Once again, the Hays Rebels snatched victory from the jaws of defeat, forcing overtime on the road with a miracle touchdown before beating Elgin, 26-20, in the District 17-4A opener for both teams.

Thursday, October 9th, 2008

Rebels begin hunt for district football title

The Hays Rebels haven't won a district football championship outright since 1998. Friday night, the Rebels will take their first crack at District 17-4A, where they are favored.

Saturday, September 6th, 2008

Hays defense holds fast in 34-13 win

The Hays defense took a stand Friday night, sparking the Rebels to a 34-13 win over Anderson in their football home opener.