Robert Strickland is the first to admit he ruffled some feathers early into his first year as Overton's head football coach.
Clint Harper had a little trouble finding non-district opponents after he coached Marshall to an 11-2 record in 2015.
Mineola has lost just two football games since a non-district loss to Lone Oak on Sept. 12, 2014. One was the 2014 Class 3A Division I state championship and the other a 2015 state semifinal game.
Edgewood's win over Harmony last week was one of those that can be a major turning point for a football program.
Barry Bowman knows what it's like to win. More importantly, what it takes to win.
It would be easy to roll over and get down on yourself after opening the season with a 31-point loss.
But that's not how Atlanta rolls.
The clock showed zeroes and the scoreboard a 36-28 win for Henderson against arch-rival Carthage. The win over a fellow top 10 team in Class 4A was the biggest for the Lions thus far this season.
There's never such a thing as an easy schedule if you play football in Kilgore.
Everything that could go wrong seemed to go wrong for Elysian Fields in 2015.
Winning isn't a once-in-a-while thing at Bullard Brook Hill. The Guard are used to winning football games.