REFUGIO - The call Refugio coach Jason Herring sent in from the sideline was a hitch pattern.
REFUGIO - Jim LaFond is not surprised with the criticism the Refugio defense has received over the last two weeks.
SAN ANTONIO - Refugio had four turnovers, missed kicks and gave up big plays against East Bernard.
BUDA - Shiner's Chad Neubauer knew his teammates would take care of him, so he made sure to take care of them.
The Calhoun Sandcrabs (12-1) will take on the Alamo Heights Mules (10-3) Saturday at 1 p.m. at San Marcos Bobcat Stadium. The Refugio Bobcats (12-1) will play defending state champs East Bernard Brahmas (12-0) at San Antonio Farris Stadium at 7 p.m.
Refugio's Dana Franklin doesn't need to be reminded of last season's Class 2A, Division II quarterfinal loss to East Bernard.
SHINER - Shiner coach Steven Cerny wasn't upset when the Comanches entered District 15-1A, Division I play with a 3-2 record.
REFUGIO - Refugio has discovered there's strength in numbers.
Alyas Ramirez knew Gonzales was a better team than it showed in its final two District 26-3A games.
Gonzales has been called the surprise team of the Class 3A, Division I playoffs.
REFUGIO - Lago Vista was the first slot-T team Refugio played this season.
This has been a memorable year for Jerheme Urban.
REFUGIO - Jason Herring is determined not to let Danbury rain on Refugio's postseason parade.
Greg Bagby's most successful season at Van Vleck will be his last.
SHINER - Steven Cerny has been coaching long enough to know the play he calls on the sideline isn't necessarily the play that arrives in the huddle.
Travis Quintanilla can't even compare the Refugio team that took the field for its Class 2A, Division II bi-district playoff game to the team that started the season.
COLUMBUS - El Campo junior Nick Salyer tried his best to describe a year of ups and downs.
The contrast couldn't be more apparent.
Ryan Williams made a commitment to play baseball at Texas State after attending a camp in San Marcos last month.
Edna's Natasha Evans and Madison Kucera have been playing volleyball together since seventh grade and are familiar with each other's moves.
HALLETTSVILLE - Hallettsville hasn't forgotten its playoff loss to Cameron Yoe last season.
Yoakum coach Brent Kornegay admits his team's situation could be better.
The lengthy meeting following Victoria East's season opener wasn't the result of the final score.
CUERO - D'Anthony and Zech Hopkins used to throw the football to each other at their house when they were growing up.
Bob Gillis is in his 16th year as the head football coach at El Campo.
REFUGIO - Refugio quarterback Travis Quintanilla knew he would have to work harder during his senior season.
Michelle Rendon has been playing varsity volleyball at Victoria West for three seasons.
Weimar senior running back JaKyle Harris rushed for 75 yards in Friday's 45-0 District 13-1A, Division I win at Thrall.
GONZALES - Darrance James was upset with himself when he couldn't pull in a pass early in the fourth quarter.
The Hallettsville-Industrial series has been a back-and-forth affair.
Yoakum's Tre'Vontae Hights was not completely satisfied with his performance against Cuero.
WOODSBORO - Lionel Brown got to see a lot of homecoming queens crowned last year.
The last time Henry Sheppard saw Bum Phillips was a year or two ago at the Citizens HealthPlex in Victoria.
YOAKUM - Tre'Vontae Hights knew something good was in store for Yoakum when it lined up to take his first snap against Cuero.
Schulenburg will be the center of attention Friday for Class 2A, Division II teams in Region IV.
The ejection of Ganado head football coach Jimmy Thompson from the Van Vleck game will stand.
Victoria West took care of the present, ensuring the possibility of a bright future.
Ganado athletic director and head football coach Jimmy Thompson will appear before the UIL's State Executive Committee in Austin on Wednesday to appeal his ejection from a game this season.
The condition of a Goliad High School student has been upgraded to good, according to a hospital spokewoman.
CUERO - Cuero coach Travis Reeve wasn't entirely pleased with his team's execution. But he had no complaints about its determination.
Aggressiveness fuels Titans' senior Trevino
The ice pack wasn't all that helped Morgan Loudenslager withstand the pain in her ankle.
BAY CITY - Bay City senior Da'Shaun Smith often seeks advice from his uncle.
GOLIAD - Justin Thomas had a hard time deciding if he had more fun playing in the secondary or getting the opportunity to play quarterback in the fourth quarter.
Nixon-Smiley started six sophomores and seven juniors last season and even played some freshmen.
Goliad senior Dalton Sturm spent Wednesday night at a banquet to induct new members into the National Honor Society.
Louise will have a new head football coach when it hosts Ganado on Friday.
Refugio's Jason Herring has been named as one of the top eight coaches in Texas in USA Today's America's Best High School Football Coach contest.
The football future of Edna High School quarterback Austin Kelley is in doubt.
Richard Delgado wasn't going to acknowledge that nearly three decades have passed since he pitched a shutout for Stroman in the 1985 Class 5A state championship game.