We graded each of the first-year hires taking into account each of their situations relatively to what they could get done.
Duncanville’s three-peat 6A title actually began during the second half of the semifinal against Humble Atascocita. If anyone was going to catch the powerhouse Panthers sleeping, that was the moment, and it came and went.
Clarendon head coach Boston Hudson knows when LaMarcus Penigar is doing “LaMarcus things” as he likes to call it, he just lets him go.
Graford’s first-ever state title meant more to head coach Jeff Bell than his previous.
An unbeaten season was the last thing on Gruver head coach Trent Lankford’s mind. So when he cemented a perfect record following his team’s 50-38 win over Stamford in the Class 2A state championship, it made the moment even more unbelievable.
In one of the most aggressive and impressive defensive displays, you’ll see in a state championship, Sands capped off a dream season capturing their first state title 60-33 over Robert Lee.
Following his Aggies’ 82-75 win over Stephen F. Austin (3-1), Gary Blair sounded like a someone who had more lessons to take back to the practice floor than someone who’d just won a high-profile non-conference game.
Growing up playing select soccer until her freshman year, McCoy had the technical skill to make it as a varsity kicker. She just wanted the opportunity and had relayed interest since middle school.
Since 2016-17, Kellogg’s second season, the Lady Jacks are one of just nine programs to win 23 games in each of the last five years. But they hadn’t received the validation from the outside...