The Sweetwater Mustangs waited little time getting to work on Friday night against Lubbock High.
The Brownwood Lions started the 2014 season with a win over former district rival Gatesville.
The Cisco Loboes returned took the field for the first time in a game since winning the state title a year ago with a win over Breckenridge.
The Comanche Indians picked up a road win over Clyde in the season opener.
The Eastland Mavericks kicked off the Cliff Watkins era with a win over Merkel on Friday night.
The Abilene High Eagles were trying to bounce back after missing the playoffs in 2013. Tonight the Eagles hosted Colleyville Heritage at Shotwell Stadium.
Head coach Hugh Sandifer and his Wylie Bulldogs are getting ready to hit the road to open the 2014 season.
A total of ten Big Country teams will start the year ranked in the top 25 by Harris Ratings.
The Wylie Bulldogs are getting to play their opener on Friday night over in Argyle.
The Abilene High Eagles ended the offseason with a scrimmage against Copperas Cove on Friday.
In 2013, the Sweetwater Mustangs missed the playoffs by one game for the second season. Now, they're looking to end their recent playoff drought.
The Clyde Bulldogs picked up their first playoff win in six seasons in 2013, but aren't satisfied with one bi-district title.
Abilene High's Steve Warren, Cooper's Todd Moebes, and Wylie's Hugh Sandifer accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.
The John Cornelius Era kick off this year with the start of two-a-days, and the new Merkel head coach is already shaking things up in the Badgers Den.
The Munday Moguls ended 2013 by winning five of their last seven games, and making a run to the area round before falling to Iraan in overtime. Now the trick for the Moguls is to build on that momentum in two-a-days.
For the first time since the 2013 playoffs, the Bearcats and Moguls hit the field for their first scrimmage of the year on Friday.
The Cisco Loboes took the field at Chesley Stadium for the first time after winning the state title, and wasted little time getting back to work.
Plenty has changed at Cooper heading into the 2014 season, but the expectations entering two-a-days remain the same.
The Jim Ned Indians wrapped up last season winning two of their last three games. Now the trick is to carry that strong finish into two-a-days and the upcoming season.
The Deleon Bearcats are trying to rebuild in the 2014 season.
Many towns around Texas wait months to strap on the pads one more time, and the community of Ira doesn't wait one extra minute.
A year ago the Brownwood Lions played five sophomores on the varsity level, and could very well do the same this year. That means their will be a lot of youth at some key positions, and a need for the upper classmen to step up in 2014.
The Wylie Bulldogs got to work on Monday as they begin their push for their 23rd straight appearance in state playoffs.
The Early Longhorns started getting ready for the 2014 season on Monday morning down in Brown County.
The Bangs Dragons and head coach Chuck Lipsey are making it a habit of going to playoffs, and they are picked to return in 2014.
The high school football season is right around the corner, and the Action Zone Champions Classic will kick-off the season at Shotwell Stadium in 2014.
AUSTIN— The 2014 University Interscholastic League Football State Championship games will be played at AT&T Stadium in Arlington the League announced Tuesday.
Abilene High running back Abram Smith burst on to the scene late last season in the final two games, and turned plenty of heads in the process.
The West team was able to pull away for a win in the Texas Six-Man Coaches Association Division One All-Star Game on Saturday in Wichita Falls.
A pair of big district match-ups involving Brownwood, Wylie, and Sweetwater highlight week eight. Also a Jones County rivalry is renewed between Anson and Hawley.
Many smaller schools need to find different ways to prepare for the upcoming season before two-a-days. One of the ways they get ready is by playing 7on7 football.
Abilene High, Cooper, and Brownwood are featured in the top match-ups of 2014 for weeks six and seven.
Plano West rallied late to knock off Abilene High in the first round of the championship bracket on Saturday morning.
The Abilene High Eagles are moving on to the championship bracket at the state 7on7 tournament after a clean run in pool play.
The Abilene High Eagles have the unusual task of having to find their way back to the playoffs after missing for the first time in 15 years. If the Eagles are going back to the postseason in 2014, they will need a big year from quarterback Derek Scott.
The Eastland Mavericks highlighted the four Big Country teams to reach the division two champions bracket by reaching the state semifinals.
ABILENE, Texas — While many of the skill players in the state are in College Station for the state 7-on-7 Championships this weekend, the men in the trenches will be in Abilene for the inaugural State Lineman Challenge at Shelton Stadium on the campus of Hardin-Simmons University.
The Big Country is well represented this year in the state 7on7 tournament championship bracket with all four division two teams advancing.
The Wylie defense will be a key to their success this season, and anchoring the Bulldogs' front seven is 2014 Player to Watch Clay Johnston.
The Albany Lions are among the favorites to reach the Class 2A Div. II state title game at AT&T Stadium this year. In order for that to happen, they will likely need a big year from running back Caleb Masters.
The Cisco Loboes this year will have the new challenge of defending a state championship. One of the senior leaders on this team that will have a big impact on the Loboes success will be running back Landon Lewis.
The expectations are high in Stephenville this year and the Yellow Jackets will likely go only as far as quarterback Jarrett Stidham can take them.
We continue our countdown of the top plays from the past year with the Stamford Bulldogs and their thrilling comeback against Shiner in the Class 1A Div. I state title game.
The Stephenville Yellow Jackets are picked to win the Class 4A Div. I state title this year, and the key to their success very well could be their quarterback, Jarrett Stidham.
Expectations are high entering the fall in Albany, and some have the Lions making it all the way to AT&T Stadium. If Albany is going to live up to those expectations they'll need a big year from junior Caleb Masters.
Our countdown of the top plays from the past year continues with number six and the Cooper Cougars.
Our top ten countdown continues with play number seven and the Clyde Bulldogs.
Comanche defensive end and tight end Hunter Thedford is getting a lot of attention from college coaches this summer, and could be one of the most sought after players at his position in the state.
Number nine of our countdown goes to the Brownwood Lions and wide receiver Kaimon Ontiveros.
One of the keys this year for the Eastland Mavericks will be replacing quarterback Josh Moylan. Already it looks as if the Mavs have their man with Josh Gosnell gaining some experience at the position during 7on7.