As teams advance to the next round of the playoffs, their opponents get tougher and tougher, and for the Albany Lions their opponent this week is an undefeated Iraan team who is coming into the game after a win over Munday last week.
The regional round is right around the corner, and many Big Country teams remain in the playoffs. Here's a complete list of the upcoming games.
A total of six Big Country teams are ranked by Harris this week, with five of them remaining in the postseason.
The area round of the football playoffs are right around the corner. Here's a list of the pairings involving the Big Country teams remaining in the postseason.
The Albany Lions ride a perfect 10-0 record into the postseason after picking up a win over Hamlin in the regular season finale.
After one week of playoff football, a total of six Big Country teams remain ranked in the Harris Ratings Top Ten heading to the area round.
The first week of the playoffs have arrived, and with that comes the cut to the Top Ten by Harris Ratings. This week a total of six Big Country high schools make the cut.
A total of seven Big Country teams are ranked heading into the final week of the regular season.
The De Leon Bearcats are the newest of the eight Big Country teams that are ranked in the Top 25 by Harris Ratings.
The Hamlin Pied Pipers are this week's big mover among the eight Big Country teams ranked by Harris Ratings.
The Albany Lions proved to be the leaders of the pride on Friday when they knocked off the Roby Lions.
There were plenty of questions surrounding the Albany Lions heading into the season with the loss of some big play makers. Those questions are quickly being answered by the undefeated Lions.
The Goldthwaite Eagles are this week's big winners in the Harris Ratings as they soared into the top ten in their classification.
The Albany Lions continued their perfect season on Friday night with a win on the road in Roscoe.
This week a total of ten Big Country high school football teams are ranked, and for the first time this season the Comanche Indians are among them.
For the first time this season, the Bangs Dragons make their debut in the Harris Ratings. Thus bringing the grand total of Big Country teams ranked to nine.
A total of eight Big Country teams are ranked this week, and many of them in the top ten of their respective classifications.
The Eastland Mavericks made the biggest jump of any of the nine Big Country Schools ranked in this week's Harris Ratings.
A total of nine teams are ranked in the Top 25 by Harris Ratings after Week 1, and that includes the Wylie Bulldogs.
A total of nine Big Country high schools remain in the Harris Ratings Top 25s after Week Zero, and none of them come from either Class 5A or 3A.
The Albany Lions over the past few years have been one of the most consistent programs when it comes to winning in the Big Country.
It was slow going early on for the Albany Lions, but their defense helped seal a victory against Hawley.
A total of eleven Big Country teams start the 2013 season in the Harris Ratings Top 25s, but only one of them is from Class 5A.