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Friday, October 17th, 2008

Shelton goes for 300th career victory tonight

Through all the changes in Hays County for the last five decades, Hays High School football coach Bob Shelton is one of the very few constants. Tonight, the old ball coach will go for his 300th career victory as the Hays Rebels take on Lockhart at the aptly-named Bob Shelton Stadium.

Friday, October 17th, 2008

Different week, same story for Lobos

The story begins the same every week for the Lehman Lobos, who hope they can end it differently with their first district high school football win Friday night at Elgin.

Thursday, October 16th, 2008

Rattlers face last-chance showdown with Alamo Heights

The San Marcos Rattlers face almost certain playoff elimination Friday night if they can't win at Bobcat Stadium against Alamo Heights. As it happened, the Ratters' front-loaded District 27-4A schedule put them against San Antonio-area powers Steele,...

Saturday, October 11th, 2008

Lobos still looking for first district win

The Lehman Lobos finished their 47-28 loss to Manor Friday night better than they started it, which is progress. But the Lobos are still in search of their first district victory in three years of varsity football.

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.

Saturday, October 11th, 2008

Rattlers find stride, but lose at Tivy

Despite their 42-28 loss at Kerrville Tivy Friday night, the San Marcos Rattlers left themselves a glimmer of hope for making the high school playoffs after turning in a representative football game.

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.

Thursday, October 9th, 2008

Lehman seeks first district football victory in history

The Lehman Lobos will seek their first district football win in their three-year history Friday night, when they open the District 17-4A season against Manor at Bob Shelton Stadium.

Saturday, September 27th, 2008

Special teams fumbles doom Rattlers early in 49-17 loss at Steele

The San Marcos Rattlers lost almost at the start Friday night, when they fumbled the first two kickoffs. Against a Steele team with stout defense and a good running game, their 49-17 loss became just a matter...

Saturday, September 27th, 2008

Lehman falls to 3-2 with loss at Gonzales

The Lehman Lobos couldn't get their offense moving Friday night in a 25-7 loss at Gonzales.

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