Homecoming season, for the most part, has come to an end for high schools, and girls all across the state were wearing mums to school in celebration of homecoming. Some were as big as Texas, but how pricey were they this year?
There are a couple of East Texas teams in action Thursday, October 14th, but the bulk of our East Texas teams are playing Friday and Saturday. It's hard to believe, but most teams only have two or three games left in the regular season.
There's a reason every good high school football movie is based in Texas. Here in the Lone Star State Friday nights are revered and our young men in football pads exalted to legends in their hometowns. In fact as of last year, Texas is only second to Florida (by two players) as the state with the most players in the NFL...
The Carthage Bulldogs are the defending state champs, and Gilmer was the team they beat to win the title. The rematch is set for Friday and Gilmer will be looking for revenge. This will be huge for both teams.
Several games have been canceled through the first three weeks of the high school football season, but this week's schedule is less interrupted. So far, only one game has been called off, and dozens are on! Tyler Legacy will kick off Week 4 tonight (Thursday) at Rose Stadium.