Each week the Built Ford Tough Texas High School Football Player of the Week program selects the top players from around the state in each class. Windthorst’s Logan Cope has been honored as the player in class 2A for week six.
Roughly twenty Texas high school football matches are taking place each Friday night in Texoma (give or take a couple), but more and more coaches are being asked to play on Thursday as the entire state grapples with a shortage of officials.
The Rider Raiders have made it to the state semifinals twice in the last three seasons, but this year, they’ve lost the large senior class that helped get them there. Players on this year’s Rider team, however, said there’s talent just waiting in the wings to come out and show out.
Kevin Sherrill spent two seasons as the head coach at Sonora before joining the Lions, and when it comes to giving Vernon its first winning season since 2014, he said it comes down to one thing: hard work.
The Hirschi Huskies have a talented offense that helped them to playoffs last year and a solid run game led by running back A’Marion Peterson. Players are saying this year, however, the receiver corps could be the ones making some big plays.