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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