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Saturday, November 1st, 2008

Lockhart smashes Lehman, pushes for playoff berth

The Lehman Lobos suffered their worst loss of the season Friday night, 63-7 at Lockhart, as the Lions put themselves in position to make the playoffs with a win next week.

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

Lehman grid struggles continue, the same as always

Three years into varsity football, the Lehman Lobos still haven't won a district game as the program continues to fight against the foundational defects of a young operation in a growing school district that doesn't produce numerous...

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...

Saturday, October 25th, 2008

Rattlers eliminated in loss at Clemens

With their fifth district football loss in five tries, the San Marcos Rattlers lost their last chance to make the high school football playoffs Friday night at Clemens, which beat the Rattlers, 26-10.

Friday, October 24th, 2008

Inch by inch, Lehman seeks first district football win

As the Lehman Lobos still pursue their first district football win tonight, their coach is trying to teach them that it's truly a game of inches, not yards.

Thursday, October 23rd, 2008

Rattlers to fight for slim playoff chance in Schertz

The San Marcos Rattlers absolutely must win Friday night at Schertz Clemens, then have a lot else go their way if they are to maintain any chance of going to the high school football playoffs.

Saturday, October 18th, 2008

Rattlers barely alive after fourth straight district loss

Following their fourth straight district loss Friday night, the San Marcos Rattlers need to win the rest of their games and hope for a complex set of other outcomes just so they might nudge into the high...

Saturday, October 18th, 2008

Errors doom Lehman to another district loss

In an even game by just about every other statistical measure, Lehman once again made way too many mistakes and fell, 52-22, at Elgin Friday.

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.

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