Lake Dallas Falcons
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CORINTH — From being the third verbal commitment in Texas’ 2017 signing class to seeing a complete upending of the university’s coaching staff, Lake Dallas’ Kobe Boyce stuck to his early commitment. Boyce verbally committed to the Longhorns on April 3, a day after he received an offer from then-coach Charlie Strong. Seven months later, Strong was fired after his third straight losing season and Tom Herman of Houston was hired to lead the Longhorn program.
PROSPER — It wasn’t a masterpiece, but when faced with a late-game comeback in their opening-round, Class 3A bi-district matchup with Whitewright, the Ponder Lions were ready.