CHILDERS, REED LAND ON ALL-STATE 2A TEAMS

Here are the all-state team selections for everyone in 2A. Congrats to Tim Childers as he was the only player to make a first team, on offense or defense! Teams below!  Texas APSE Class 2A all-state football team THE ASSOCIATED PRESSDecember 11, 2016 The 2016 Texas Associated Press Sports Editors Class 2A all-state high school football team, released Sunday. Voting based on regular-season performance. Players are listed in alphabetical order at each position. FIRST-TEAM OFFENSE Linemen: — ESTEVAN CARREON, Bruni, Sr. — 96 percent grade, no sacks allowed, 32 pancakes…

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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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THE POSTSEASON REGIONAL ROUND OUTLOOK: HERE’S HOW EVERY 806 TEAM CAN WIN…

If you look at the slate of games from 5A to 2A we are the underdog in every one of the games except Post vs Abernathy, which happens to be 806 against 806 for the 2A DI Regional title. Some teams will be taking the field against state-title winners, runner-ups and squads that are “supposed” to be better than us. So, with that being mentioned, let’s look at every game coming after Thanksgiving and give our keys to victory for each one. SEAGRAVES VS ROSCOE Seagraves will have to stop…

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NEW DEAL WILL GET TESTED… CAN BOVINA KNOCK OFF SEAGRAVES??

2A’s regular season has been one of dominance (Stratford) and surprise as well (Abernathy). But here we are, ready to go through the playoffs with some colossal games in the Bi-district round coming. As we take a look at some of the biggest games in every bracket, there will be games that we expect teams to advance like Stratford, Post, Abernathy, Memphis, and Wellington. All the other games are legit toss-ups, including New Deal going up against West Texas. Here is my playoff picture. PEARSON’S PLAYOFF PICTURE:2A 2ADI: Stratford takes on…

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806HSSC WEEK SEVEN SPOTLIGHT: CLIFFORD BYRD JR., MEMPHIS CYCLONES

When I was checking scores last Friday I ran across the Memphis versus Wellington game, a game that saw the Cyclones defeat the Skyrockets 22-15 and I immediately wondered how did that contest play out. The details start coming in late Monday and wouldn’t we know it, Clifford Byrd returned a punt 65 yards for a score with three minutes remain to take the lead over Wellington and eventually get the win. So, I take to Clifford and asked him about the punt, but also about his AAU basketball playing…

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806’S ELITE EIGHT GAMES OF WEEK SEVEN: WELLINGTON VS MEMPHIS AND MORE!

Now district play is here for every district besides 2-6A and 3-5A. All the games really count from here on out. If your team can pull out a big win, they could earn a playoff spot. If your team loses an unexpected game, that could impact their seeding or even cause a team to miss the playoffs entirely. There are some crucial games coming down the pipeline in week seven, but we could only choose five…HERE THEY ARE..   1. #9 WELLINGTON (5-0) VS MEMPHIS (4-1) DISTRICT 2-2A DII In…

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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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THE ELITE ELEVEN UNDEFEATED TEAMS IN THE 806: THE STATE OF THE 806 ADDRESS..

There are 65 teams in the 2A-6A football level that I cover every year. Only eleven teams remain without a loss on their record in 2016. Why are these teams undefeated? What will be the reason those teams finish the season undefeated? Why will these teams suffer a loss, if at all? Let’s go through every undefeated team and their chances of finishing the season unblemished.   THE STATE OF THE 806 ADDRESS: THE ELITE ELEVEN UNDEFEATED TEAMS IN THE 806 #1(12) LUBBOCK-COOPER PIRATES: 4-0 DISTRICT 4-5A PROBABILITY OF FINISHING SEASON…

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POST VS FARWELL, CANYON VS AMARILLO HIGHLIGHT GREAT WEEK OF ACTION

At the halfway point in the 806 season, there have been some standouts on the field like Mark Adams of New Deal, and the torching of defenses that Nick Gerber of Levelland is doing every week to their opponents. There have been some disappointments as well this year but we won’t get into any of that until later. So with at least 80% of the 806 teams off this week, here are the top games coming for 806 football in week six. 1.  AMARILLO (1-2) (0-1) VS CANYON (4-0) (1-0)…

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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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