Guyer sophomore quarterback Shawn Robinson picked up his second collegiate offer a month before he starts his first game for the Wildcats.
Patrick Cobbs was looking to further a football career that includes a record-setting tenure at North Texas and five years in the NFL.
The once-crowded quarterback derby at Guyer heading into the 2014 season suddenly is much clearer. Shawn Robinson, who started as a freshman for Saginaw Chisholm Trail last season, won Guyer’s starting job in spring practice, while backup David Haynes moved to wide receiver. That left Prosper move-in David Moore as Robinson’s backup after the three-way battle concluded. Those plans changed in a hurry Monday when Moore headed back to Prosper.
Argyle was one disputed call away from winning a state 7-on-7 tournament championship in 2013.
Derek Thompson knew that if he didn’t play football beyond his days at North Texas he would follow in his mother’s footsteps and coach on the high school level.
There are a couple of big questions the Guyer football coaching staff has been looking to answer this spring, but for the most part, the 2014 edition of the Wildcats will look pretty similar to the one that defended its Class 4A Division I state championship at Arlington’s AT&T Stadium in December.
CORINTH — It’s enough of a positive for Lake Dallas coach Michael Young that he has a returning quarterback who threw for 29 touchdowns and nearly 2,000 yards as a sophomore.
Mitch Gaylord, a member of the gold medal-winning United States men’s gymnastics team at the 1984 Olympics, will be the featured speaker at the 12th annual Greater Denton Sports Commission awards banquet on Monday.
Guyer coach John Walsh, after a weekend meeting with Eanes Independent School District officials to discuss the vacant Austin Westlake head coaching job, has decided to not go to Austin for a scheduled Thursday interview.
One of the most high-profile high school football programs in the state might soon have a vacancy. Sources close to the situation say Guyer head coach John Walsh met with officials from Eanes ISD over the weekend to discuss the job that was recently vacated when Darren Allman left Austin Westlake after five seasons to accept the same position at Colleyville Heritage.
There’s embarrassment of riches, and then there’s the Guyer quarterback situation.
Liberty Christian didn’t have to look far to find its next head football coach.
When Guyer’s football program lost two assistant coaches to head coaching jobs two weeks ago, the Wildcats had some voids to fill.
On the heels of two straight state championships, longtime Guyer assistant Oschlor Flemming is striking while the iron is hot.
For years, Dave Henigan could be spotted in the Ryan football fieldhouse. He can be found on the team portraits hanging on the walls, his brief stint as Ryan’s offensive coordinator cemented in pictures from the Raiders’ rise to one of the state’s best football programs.
The finalist for the vacant Ryan head football coach and athletic director positions will be presented at tonight’s school board meeting, Denton ISD athletic director Joey Florence said Monday.
New Texas football coach Charlie Strong has made his intentions perfectly clear since taking over the Longhorn program from Mack Brown last month.
ARGYLE — For years, people in Argyle knew the class of 2014 was going to be special. Then the Eagles won their first football state championship. On the heels of that accomplishment, five players signed national letters of intent to Football Bowl Subdivision schools on national signing day.
CORINTH — Ever since Lake Dallas’ Josh Jackson put on his first set of shoulder pads and cleats, his aspirations and focus have been locked on playing college football.
It’s been a long time coming for Guyer quarterback Jerrod Heard. Despite a few bumps in the road, the senior is set to sign his national letter of intent today to play college football for Texas, where he committed to following his sophomore season before he was a two-time state champion.
NORTH RICHLAND HILLS — For the last couple of weeks, Joey Florence has tried to adjust to his new life as the Denton school district athletic director. After 14 years of success as Ryan’s head coach, he’s coming across new firsts in his new position, and Monday was no different.
NORTH RICHLAND HILLS — Lake Dallas and Denton will have to adjust to life without each other for the next two years. The two schools were separated when the University Interscholastic League released its 2014-16 biennial realignment and reclassification Monday morning.
ARGYLE — Coaches in the former Class 3A who now are in the new Class 4A knew Monday’s biennial UIL realignment would bring plenty of uncertainty.
A white piece of paper taped beside the door of the head coach’s office at the Ryan fieldhouse offers instructions to find the person to contact if you need anything, because there isn’t anybody in the office at the moment.
For the first time since the turn of the millennium, the Ryan football head coaching position is vacant. Joey Florence took over as the Denton school district’s athletic director after 14 years as Ryan’s head coach and athletic director, and the Raiders are looking for someone to fill the void.
Entering the 2013 football season, it was already established that the Denton Record-Chronicle’s All-Area MVP would be a two-horse race between dynamic players.
ARLINGTON — As the Guyer Wildcats were on the field at AT&T Stadium celebrating their 31-14 win over San Antonio Northside Brennan on Friday night, a special chant broke out from the visitors’ side of the stadium.
ARLINGTON — San Antonio Northside Brennan came into Friday night’s Class 4A Division I state title game against defending champ Guyer with some eye-popping defensive stats on its side. Perhaps that’s why the Bears deferred to the second half after winning the opening coin toss to establish their dominance right off the bat. Brennan’s momentum, however, quickly died at the hands of the defending state champions as the Wildcats scored early and used a great defensive effort of its own to knock off the Bears 31-14 to claim their second straight state championship at AT&T Stadium in front of 20,142 people.