The Stamford Bulldogs play their state championship game on Thursday at noon at Cowboys Stadium.
Its an exciting time for the Bulldogs here in Stamford. Its been 52 years since a State Title has been brought back here, and you can feel the energy and the excitement not just from the player and coaches, but from community, that there is a possibility another one can be brought back on Thursday.
The Stamford Bulldogs are back in the State Championship game for the 1st time since 1959.
The Stamford Bulldogs fell behind defending State Champion, Mart, in the first half on Friday night, but the bulldogs exploded in the 2nd half to punch their ticket to Cowboys Stadium.
For Stamford's Junior Quarterback and Free Safety Hagen Hutchinson this season has been an up and down one.. He suffered an ankle injury in the second half of the season, and then rehurt it a few games later, making him unable to play defense and only playing offense. But now 14 games into the season and deep into the playoffs he's 100% and ready to lead this team to victory.
The Stamford Bulldogs are in the Class A Division 1 Semi-Finals after avenging a earlier loss to Seymour on Friday Night...
And then there were four. Four Big Country teams remain in the state playoffs with a chance to take home the State Title.
Stamford is headed to the Class A semifinals after Hagen Hutchinson lifted the Bulldogs to a 49-20 win over Seymour Friday evening in Breckenridge.
Its another week of second chances for the Stamford Bulldogs. Like Albany, this week they play Seymour, a district opponent that they lost to in the regular season.
This week's Harris Ratings feature the usual suspects with one new face after last weekends action.
Stamford beats Albany 28-21 in rematch.
Haskell vs. Stamford (Haskell-7, Stamford-42)
12 Big Country schools are mentioned in this week's Harris Ratings.
Albany vs. Stamford (Albany-28, Stamford-21)
The Stamford Bulldogs understand the importance of this week's game against the Albany Lions
12 Big Country schools are in the Harris Ratings Top 25 heading into Week 5 of the 2011 season.
Hamlin vs. Stamford (Hamlin-9, Stamford-44)
Stamford quarterback Hagen Hutchinson is the Class A Built Ford Tough Texas High School Players of the Week.
Hawley leads 14 Big Country schools in the Harris Ratings Top 25.
Holliday vs. Stamford (Holliday-28, Stamford-35)
Roscoe vs. Stamford (Final: Roscoe-14, Stamford-58)
The Weekly Harris Ratings were released today and there was some movement after last fridays games.
Anson vs. Stamford
The Abilene high eagles started the season as the 18th ranked team in the state according to Harris, but the eagles took a leap forward.
Abilene High running back Paxton Grayer, Stamford quarterback Hagen Hutchinson, and Merkel quarterback Baylor Mullins are the BCH Top Performers for Week 0.
High School Football kicked off the start of the season Thursday with the first game of the Champions Classic at Shotwell Stadium. The Munday Moguls taking on the Stamford Bulldogs. But the Moguls answer back quickly, Right after the Bulldog touchdown, Moguls' Garrett Weaver with the kick off return... Takes it all the way and ties the game at 6-6 a piece. Lightning delay will halt the game in the 1st quarter for 30 minutes. Mogul QB Dee Paul comes out not dress due to an apparent ankle injury. First play back into action. Big Hutch takes the snap...going deep for Jesse Ramos. 85 yard throw to Ramos and will will take the it rest of the way into the endzone, giving the Bulldogs a 20-6 lead.
The Moguls are 4th in Class A Division 2, The Bulldogs are 10th in Class A Division 1.
Bulldogs on their first posession... Hagen Hutchenson cant find anyone open so he'll do it himself.. great blocks from the o-line.. He gets out of the secondary, and off he goes, Into the endzone, and right off the bat Stamford takes a 6-0 lead for the Bulldogs.
The final score 47-21 Stamford over Munday
But the Moguls answer back quickly, Right after the Bulldog touchdown, Moguls' Garrett Weaver with the kick off return... Takes it all the way and ties the game at 6-6 a piece.
Lightning delay will halt the game in the 1st quarter for 30 minutes. Mogul QB Dee Paul comes out not dress due to an apparent ankle injury.
First play back into action. Big Hutch takes the snap...going deep for Jesse Ramos. 85 yard throw to Ramos and will will take the it rest of the way into the endzone, giving the Bulldogs a 20-6 lead.
The Champions Classic begins Thursday night at Shotwell Stadium with three great games to begin the season.
In 2010 the Stamford Bulldogs compiled an 10-2 record on their way to a birth in the area finals. Despite the loss of several players, the Bulldogs are expected to be a top dog again this year.
Wylie hosts Lucas Lovejoy, Cooper welcomes Midland Lee to Shotwell Stadium and Albany visits Stamford in the Top Matchups in week 5 and week 6 of the 2011 high school football season.
9 Big Country high school football teams are picked to go to the playoffs in the 2011 edition of Dave Campbell's Texas Football Magazine.
The Stamford Bulldogs got up bright and early Tuesday morning to head to the State baseball tournament in Round Rock.
The Stamford Bulldogs packed up and headed to Round Rock on Tuesday morning for the State Baseball Tournament.
Mickey Villanueva is a member of the North team in the 11th Annual Greathouse/FCA All-Star Classic on Saturday at Shotwell Stadium.
The Stamford Bulldogs are getting ready to take on the Hamlin Pied Pipers in the regional finals this week.
A top ten match-up featuring the third ranked Eula Pirates and the ninth ranked Stamford Bulldogs went the way of Eula by the final score of 55-45.
Stamford and Windthorst fought all the way to the end, and the Trojanettes were able to come out on top, 54-53.
Stamford fought hard, but Canadian ended their season Friday night, 49-35.
Stamford takes down Tahoka 33-12.
The Stamford Bulldogs head into the post-season strong as they defeat Olney 42-21.
The Stamford Bulldogs roughed up the Haskell Indians, beating them 43-27.
In your Sonic Game of the Week, Stamford would open up the scoring, and Seymour would answer right back. Repeat that 7 times or so, until Stamford finally gains the lead and the win, 56-49.
The Sonic Game of the Week turned out to be a good one. It recieved 97% of the votes, and didn't dissapoint.
Dave Campbell?s Texas Football is proud to announce that the Stamford High School Bulldogs football team has been named the Army Strong Team of the Week for Division 1A.
Over 100,000 votes for the Sonic Game of the Week, and it was a good one.
There were over 13,000 votes for the Sonic Game of the Week, and it turned out to be a great game between Stamford and Hamlin.
12 Big Country Schools are ranked in this week's Harris Ratings Top 25.
Stamford wins over Anson.
The phrase Tyler Edwards used to describe Stamford's dominating performance in Week 0 was "putting on a clinic."