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Lake Travis grad keeps his streak, leads South to win
San Antonio Express-News    Share   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Andy Erickson has only known success at Lake Travis, playing on three state championship football teams as part of a 46-game winning streak. At the Texas High School Coaches Association All-Star game, Erickson almost singlehandedly made his personal winning streak 47. He returned two kicks for touchdowns and added a receiving TD in a 36-23 South victory against the North. As if starring on offense and special teams wasn't enough, Erickson also intercepted a pass before an estimated crowd of 9,800 at the Alamodome. More

Coaches induct Ledbetter into Hall of Honor
Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
The architect of Southlake Carroll's football success received his profession's highest compliment last week. Bob Ledbetter, 70, who led the Dragons to the first three of the school's seven state titles, was inducted into the Texas High School Coaches Association Hall of Honor as the organization's 78th annual convention concluded its three-day event. More

Denton Guyer's J.W. Walsh has good showing at Elite 11 camp
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For four days, Denton Guyer's J.W. Walsh attended quarterback camp with some of the best quarterbacks in the country as part of the Elite 11 quarterback camp. There weren't any games or statistics to paint a clear portrait of Walsh's performance, but the anecdotal evidence suggests that he succeeded. More

Battle continues over who officiates high school sports
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As the 78th annual Texas High School Coaches Association Convention and Coaching School came to a close last week, the University Interscholastic League and the Texas Association of Sports Officials remained in a standstill in their legal battle over who governs the officiating of high school sports contests. More

Brady looking ahead after stellar 2009 season
San Angelo Standard-Times    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
A year ago, Brady High School's football team had one thing in mind — playing in December. Brady accomplished that, advancing to the Class 2A state semifinals before falling to eventual state champion Pilot Point 35-14, ending the Bulldogs’ season at 13-1. This year, head coach Glen Jones wants his Bulldogs to turn the page. While last season's accomplishments were nice, Jones wants to emphasize that 2009 is over. More

Warren hires basketball coach
Beaumont Enterprise    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Warren High School has hired Jim Lewis as its new boys basketball coach. Lewis was the head coach at Huffman-Hargrave for three seasons and Harmony for one season prior to that. Most recently, he was an assistant at Splendora for the 2008-2009 season and took a year off after that for personal business. Lewis will also coach the secondary in football. More

Flatonia chooses two for AD job
Victoria Advocate    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Chris Freytag and Shawn Bruns had to leave coaching school early. But there was good news waiting when they returned to Flatonia from San Antonio. Freytag and Bruns have been named co-athletic directors for the Flatonia school district. Freytag will become the head football coach and Bruns will continue as head baseball coach. The moves were approved by the Flatonia school district board of trustees last week. They followed the resignation of athletic director and head football coach Rodney Dowell in late June. More

Kaiser plans more for fall
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Tomball has made positive strides in each of coach Tommy Kaiser's three seasons with the Cougars, but to reach the playoffs, he knows there has to be more. Tomball's last playoff berth came in 2003 when the Cougars finished with a 6-5 mark after falling to Klein Forest 24-14 in the first round under former longtime coach Pat Patterson. That 6-5 finish is the Cougars' only winning season over the past decade that also had 5-5 non-playoff campaigns in 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004 and 2005. More

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