2016 Week 1 Games

Couldn't Take It
BULLARD -- Brook Hill faced an interesting situation around 8 p.m. Saturday. It convinced St. John Paul II of Boca Raton, Florida, to fly in for a high-profile opening-week game, but a thunderstorm was not letting up well past an hour after first kick was scheduled.
You can't just chalk up a game to …
John Tyler Cruises in 6A Debut
TYLER -- If Saturday afternoon's season opener was any indication, John Tyler will take to Class 6A quite nicely.
The Lions dominated both sides of the ball, and roared to a 45-14 rout of Plano West at CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Rose Stadium...
No Problems
TYLER -- Backup quarterback Braydon Stone scored twice in the first half and helped Tyler Grace Community cruise to a 46-0 win versus Waxahachie Life in a neutral site game Friday at Tyler Bishop Gorman's McCallum Stadium.
Stone filled in for starting quarterback Christopher Wilhelmi...
Making A Statement
MALAKOFF -- The Tigers didn't let this huge lead slip away.
Malakoff, a Class 3A Division I team, obliterated Bullard from Class 4A Division I by a score of 46-7 Friday at Tiger Stadium. It owned a 40-0 lead at halftime and just barely took its foot off the gas in the second half despite pu…
Hello Win Column
MABANK – Palestine's defense held Mabank to 163 total yards and the Wildcats pulled away for a 21-7 win over Mabank in a non-district season opener Friday at Panther Stadium.
Palestine (1-0) snapped an eight-game losing streak while Mabank had its current losing streak extended to six…
Nice Start
NACOGDOCHES – It was supposed to be a matchup of playoff contenders. For much of the first half, it was.
Then Nacogdoches turned on the afterburners.
The Dragons scored 17 points in the second quarter at home Friday night and jumped out to a big lead against rival Kilgore, then held off the…
Rough Opener
MEXIA -- It was a tough night for the Athens Hornets in the season opener at Blackcat Field in Mexia.
When the final horn sounded, the Hornets left with a 29-7 loss to open the year at 0-1. The Hornets were predicted as 10-point favorites in the first Harris Ratings Poll of the season...
Can't Stop Moseley
MINEOLA -- Garrett Moseley stopped and sat on a ledge against Meredith Memorial Stadium's away side stands after the game. He was totally exhausted and only halfway back to Van's locker room.
Moseley ran for five touchdowns Friday in the Vandals' 41-21 win versus Mineola. The quarterback, who looked …
Tatum Snaps Skid + Wins in HC Craig Barker's Debut
TATUM -- The Tatum Eagles snapped an 11-game losing streak with a 24-14 win over Arp in the teams' season opener Friday night at Eagle Stadium.
Tatum (1-0), which went 0-10 last season, also made new head coach Craig Barker a winner in his debut with the Eagles...
Clayton George Wins Debut As Lee Routs Marshall
TYLER -- The debut of new Tyler Lee head coach Clayton George could not have been scripted any better.
The Red Raiders dominated both sides of the ball, and rolled to a 34-7 season-opening win over Marshall at CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Rose Stadium on Friday...

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