The Sleeping Giant – By Garrett Ross

Zephyr – The Jonesboro Eagles have been overlooked much of this season, after a week two loss to Milford 71-44. The Eagles were coming into Friday’s game unranked and 5 point underdogs to #9 Zephyr, but that proved to be a fluke. Jonesboro dominated the Bulldogs on their home field 60-12 and let everyone in the state of Texas know they are ready for another run to AT&T Stadium.
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Week 9 District Breakdown, Division I East

By Shad Kline

District 9

Once again, this is a district that is a toss up. Medina is the front runner and are the favorites over Lometa this week, but Medina is still relatively new to sixman and not experienced in getting to the playoffs.  Eden has the slight rating edge over Nueces Canyon, but this is sixman football, and its not enough of an edge to make it a guaranteed game.  We will have to see how this week turns out before predicting the rest of the season.  Still, I’m going to go with Medina, Eden, Lometa, Nueces Canyon as my district picks, but very likely to change by next week.
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Week 9 District Breakdown, Division I West

by: Shad Kline

District 1

Happy and White Deer will meet up on Friday for what is effectively the district championship. Happy is the heavy favorite and should come out on top, and their schedule only gets easier.  McLean and Miami are playing what is virtually an elimination game.  The winner will have a shot at taking out White Deer for the 2nd place spot and a playoff berth, even though it will be a long shot.  McLean is the stronger team.  Right now, I’m looking at the district to finish Happy, White Deer, McLean, and Miami, in that order.
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The Newest Big Rivalry

The Newest Big Rivalry

by Cowboy Parks

Rivalries are one of the best parts of six-man football and most fans know about the established rivalries.  Gordon – Strawn,  Ropes – Meadow, and Abbott – Aquilla have been going for decades.  In most cases, these will be very competitive games regardless of which team is the favorite.
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Leakey Press Release

Leakey Football Moves Forward

The mood of the meeting was serious as the Leakey School Board quizzed the district’s Athletic Director, Donnie Dutton; Head Football Coach, Josh Stacey; Assistant Football Coach, Brian Leiker; and Principal, DeeAnna Blanton regarding the pros and cons of considering 6-Man Football.  Athletic Director Dutton said, “Serious injuries have plagued the Leakey Eagle Junior High and High School teams this year as they faced older and larger players on the other teams.”  Coach Stacey added that just last week a junior high school student broke his arm, and a high school student was diagnosed with a concussion.
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