The Wildcats are known nationally as an offensive power, but this year, head coach Ken Collums and his team will be leaning on the defense.
The Baylor Bears are just a week and a half from opening the 2014 season.
The ACU Wildcats will be the 1st Big Country football team to take the field in 2014.
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.
ABILENE, Texas — Hardin-Simmons men’s soccer team took to the field for the first time this season on Monday morning and Dan Heger welcomed 35 players for the 2014 squad.
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.
There's a former ACU Wildcat turning heads with the Cleveland Browns in training camp.
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.
Several War Hawks traveled to Sachse to attend the funeral of Billy Cole III.
The Albany Lions enter the 2014 season as one of the state favorites in Class 2A Division 2.
The Breckenridge Buckaroos are beginning the 2014 season with a new head coach as the Casey Hubble era begins here in Breckenridge.
ABILENE, Texas -- Hardin-Simmons welcomed over 150 players to its 2014 preseason football camp on Thursday evening. The Cowboys practiced on the new turf for the first time and also had a night practice for the first time.
ABILENE, Texas – The McMurry University football team took the field for the first time during the 2014 pre-season on Thursday, less than 48 hour after the passing of team member Billy Cole III in an automobile accident. Pre-season drills were scheduled to open on Wednesday, but were deferred so that the War Hawks could meet together and share stories about their lost teammate, instead.
This is ACU's first year to play a full schedule as a member of NCAA Division I F-B-S in the Southland Conference.
James Polk takes over for Aubrey Sims as the man who will lead the Snyder Tigers this Fall.
Billy Cole III was killed in a two car accident as he was on the way from the DFW area to Abilene for the opening football practice. He is remembered for his zest for life, and work ethic on the field and in the classroom.
It has been confirmed by DPS that McMurry football player Billy Cole III was killed Tuesday night in a Callahan County crash along I-20, just 3 miles East of Putnam.
BCH Sports Director David Robinett spoke to Cooper head coach Todd Moebes about the start of practice for the 2014 season.
The Baird Bears are trying to get back into the postseason after missing the playoffs in 2013.
Plenty has changed at Cooper heading into the 2014 season, but the expectations entering two-a-days remain the same.
The Texas High School Coaches Association released their preseason football poll, and a total of 18 Big Country teams were ranked among their region's best.
The Cooper Cougars started getting ready for theie season in the newly configured Class 5A.
BCH Sports Director David Robinett talked to Abilene High head coach Steve Warren about the start of practice for the 2014 season.
The Roby Lions are into their 2nd week of work.
After watching the rest of the area practice football for the last week, the Abilene High Eagles hit the field ready to get to work.
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 ACU Wildcats finished the first week of preseason camp with a scrimmage at their home come this fall, and had a mixed bag of results.
The Hermleigh Cardinals are working to build off last year's playoff appearance this year in two-a-days.
It's been a bumpy road through college football for running back Herschel Sims thus far. That road has now returned home to Abilene with the ACU Wildcats.
The Deleon Bearcats are trying to rebuild in the 2014 season.
The Gorman Panthers are a team that is returning most of the team from the 2013 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.
After three rounds and 54 holes, two new champions have been crowned at the Goodman Networks Junior at Timarron. Riley Casey of Abilene, Texas, won the Boys Division after a sudden-death playoff at 9-under-par 207.
For the first time in program history the Cisco Loboes enter the fall season as the defending state champs. Naturally that leaves them with a pretty big target on their backs.
The Eastland Mavericks enter the 2014 campaign with a new guy in charge.
The Cross Plains Buffaloes are hard at work.
Justin Wiley is entering his third season as the leader of the Ballinger Bearcats.
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 start of two-a-days also marks the start of the Elder era in Coleman as John Elder takes over as the head coach of the Bluecats.
With the start of two-a-days in the state of Texas, comes year two of the Chuck Howard era in Brownwood.
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 college football season is right around the corner, and today the ACU Wildcats kicked off their fall practices.
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are getting ready to start year two under head coach Kliff Kingsbury, but under very different circumstances than last year.
Abilene native and former Olympian Jonathan Johnson returned home today to put on a speed camp for local athletes at Shelton Stadium on the Hardin-Simmons campus.