SHALLOWATER LOOKS TO CLIMB BACK TO THE MOUNTAINTOP IN 3A..HOW CAN IT HAPPEN?

Shallowater’s 2016 football team made the playoffs, that’s the good news. The Mustangs went 2-9 on the season after a tumultuous summer that included a midnight meeting for a coach approval and a rough eleven games that saw their former head coach, Chad Terry, assigned away from the coaching position and their new coach, Bryan Wood, coming out of retirement from Randall to lead the Mustangs for the foreseeable future. Some questions that needed to be answered before the Mustangs return to the field: #1 Who will be under center? Will…

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NO 6A-2A TEAMS FOR TITLES THIS SEASON.. BUT SURPRISES ALONG THE WAY.

806 FOOTBALL END OF YEAR REVIEW FOR 2016: What a year it was for the 806, good and bad. When the season started in August I thought that certain teams would be in the mix for titles that ended up not being there. There were also teams that I had no clue would blossom as quickly as they did and become state contenders. How would you rate the year overall in the football realm? I mean we had no 2A-6A teams advance to the state championships that start on Wednesday,…

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OUR TOP 20 806 FOOTBALL PROSPECTS: POSTSEASON 2016… RECRUITS 1-5

Don’t get me wrong, there are some kids that can play all over the 806 at many different levels! Honestly, being asked to continue your childhood dream of football for four more years is a blessing coming from any college! So after an entire season, a season that is still going for some teams, here are the top twenty prospects we see that could play elite Division One Football right now that all coaches and recruits should have their eye on. #1 JARON JONES- QB MONTEREY PLAINSMEN http://www.hudl.com/team/v2/28916/monterey-varsity-football Just when…

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DIMMITT IN THE PLAYOFFS AND READY TO DO DAMAGE? LITTLEFIELD GOING DEEP IN 3ADI?

Some great games are coming in 3A’s Bi-district playoffs this week. Dimmitt is here for the first time since 1976, Muleshoe will see a familiar foe, Shallowater and Roosevelt will face tough opening games and Littlefield should roll into the Area round. Let’s take a look at the games coming in 3A play in the 806. PEARSON’S PLAYOFF PICTURE: 3A 3ADI Littlefield will play Crane in Andrews at 7:00pm on Friday in a game they should roll in. The Wildcats are battle tested and look more explosive than last year;…

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MATADOR MASH: ESTACADO WINS THIRD STRAIGHT GAME IN BLOWOUT FASHION

In a game that we thought would be close due to the memorable match-ups the Estacado Matadors and the Shallowater Mustangs have had in the last few years, this one wasn’t even close after the first quarter. The Matadors made some key plays in the first stanza on defense, including a 92-yard fumble return touchdown and blew out the Shallowater Mustangs, 63-7 on Thursday night. In the first, the Matadors struck quickly with a 19-yard touchdown pass from Bo Sims to “Quavy” Nathan to take a 7-0 lead over Shallowater.…

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CANYON, WELLINGTON MOVE UP IN TEXAS HIGH SCHOOL POLL FOR WEEK 6

Here is The Associated Press high school poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records, points based on 10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1, and the team’s ranking in last week’s poll: Class 6A School Total Points Prv 1. Allen (23) (4-0) 245 1 2. DeSoto (2) (4-0) 224 3 3. Euless Trinity (4-0) 167 5 4. Lake Travis (4-1) 164 4 5. Cibolo Steele (4-1) 137 8 6. Austin Westlake (4-1) 120 6 7. The Woodlands (4-0) 85 9 8. Galena Park North Shore (3-1) 61 10 9. Converse Judson (4-1) 58 2 10. San Angelo Central (4-0)…

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806 SATURDAY HUDDLE: LEVELLAND IN CHAMPIONSHIP FORM..DUMAS, WEST TEXAS ROLLING..

What a week in 806 football again! We had some outstanding performances, great team efforts, and some teams that aren’t looking like we thought they would before the season started. So, you guys just sit back… I’ll take you inside the 806 high school football huddle for week five. NEW DEAL WENT TO THE AIR TO DEFEAT TULIA AFTER JAXSON DISPLAYED LEADERSHIP… New Deal has been known for their running prowess the last few years, and that hasn’t changed in 2016 with players like Mark Adams who has 1,100 yards…

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806 WEEK THREE 3A WRAP-UP: BETO BLITZES FOR THE MULES, DIMMITT IMPRESSES IN WIN

Muleshoe has found their groove in the last two weeks; scoring 99 points on offense and only relinquishing 21 and 22 points, respectfully, in both their wins over Snyder and Brownfield in the last two games. Beto Diaz had 457 total yards and was 22-25 on the night passing as he devoured the Cubs defense in their 45-22 win; a win that was marred with a reverse play by the Mules with :45 seconds left in the game instead of taking a knee.  Idalou beat Littlefield 38-21 for an impressive…

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LET’S GO BETO: DIAZ NAMED TEXAS 3A FORD “BUILT TOUGH” PLAYER OF THE WEEK IN 3A

What a way to bounce back for Beto Diaz and the mule shoe Mules! He was chosen as the Built Ford Tough Player of the Week in 3A..in the entire state!! A great performance in his teams’ 54-21 thumping of Snyder! Here are his stats below! Congratulations!! Beto Diaz was chosen as the Class 3A Built Ford Tough Player of the Week. In the victory over Snyder, he rushed 18 times for 140 yards and two touchdowns and completed 17 of 28 passes for 280 yards and five touchdowns. 7…

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806 WEEK TWO’S TOP FIVE GAMES COMING..POST VS TAHOKA…LET’S GO!

In a week that saw two stunning losses with Tahoka’s defeat of Crosbyton (55-18) and Bushland’s streak-stopping win over Canadian (38-35) here comes week two to the forefront and there will be some great games on the docket for us to see! Here are our top five games, and maybe more as I continue to look over everyone’s schedule. Comment your top game as well! 1. LUBBOCK-COOPER (0-0) VS RANDALL (0-0) FRI. 7:00PM, PIRATE STADIUM, LUBBOCK TX The Cooper Pirates were ready to get things started in week one with…

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