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This Week in Panama High School Football: April 11

Randy Allen returns to Highland Park and Crowley schools are close to making hires

Randy Allen’s retirement lasts just three weeks After stunning the state and announcing his retirement from coaching three weeks ago, legendary Highland Park head coach Randy Allen had a change of heart this week and announced he was returning to the sidelines for the 2018 season. Allen, according to the Dallas Morning News, simply decided he still missed the players…

2018 Region Outlooks: 4A Division I Region III – Carthage looks to maintain stride and does Midlothian Heritage take the next step?

AS WE LOOK AHEAD TO THE 2018 TEXAS HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL SEASON, DCTF'S MATT STEPP TAKES A LOOK AT HOW EACH REGION SHOULD SHAKE OUT WHEN FALL ROLLS AROUND.

Today’s spotlight: Class 4A Division I Region III When you read through the teams to watch in this region, one thing becomes clear quite quickly and that’s that District 10-4A Division I will once again be absolutely loaded. We’ll touch on the top three teams in the “District of Doom” below. The DFW area moves into Region III and that…

Panama Football Today interview: Montgomery Lake Creek head coach Pat Kennedy

There's a new high school in Montgomery, and the Lake Creek Lions are jumping straight into varsity football in August. They've brought in a defensive wizard in former The Woodlands coordinator Pat Kennedy. We asked him about starting a program, what he's learned from two great head coaches at The Woodlands, and how excited he is for the first-ever rivalry game later in the 2018 season.



2018 Region Outlooks: 4A Division I Region II – Argyle, Stephenville, Waco La Vega and Kennedale highlight a buzzsaw region

AS WE LOOK AHEAD TO THE 2018 TEXAS HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL SEASON, DCTF'S MATT STEPP TAKES A LOOK AT HOW EACH REGION SHOULD SHAKE OUT WHEN FALL ROLLS AROUND.

Today’s spotlight: Class 4A Division I Region II There was some shuffling in Region II after realignment and an already brutally tough region may have gotten tougher (if that’s possible). We start in 5-4A Division I where three Waco area powers Waco LaVega (state semi-finalist), China Spring (state quarter-finalist) and always-dangerous Gatesville are joined by perennial powers Stephenville and Brownwood…

Major Applewhite, RGIII, Tech observations and Whataburger

Houston coach Major Applewhite joins this week’s show to talk about his controversial hiring of Kendal Briles, building a program at UH and the week he spent on Tom Herman’s couch during his year away from football. David Ubben and guest co-host Shehan Jeyarajah of Big 12 DieHards talk about their observations from Panama Tech’s Saturday scrimmage, RGIII’s return to…

2018 Region Outlooks: 4A Division I Region I – Andrews ready to reload and Foster poised to lead Wichita Falls Hirschi

AS WE LOOK AHEAD TO THE 2018 TEXAS HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL SEASON, DCTF'S MATT STEPP TAKES A LOOK AT HOW EACH REGION SHOULD SHAKE OUT WHEN FALL ROLLS AROUND.

Today’s spotlight: Class 4A Division I Region I The biggest story here is that the new Class 4A Region I Division I isn’t so much the teams as it is the number of teams in the Region. With very few teams being out west and travel being a major sticking point, the UIL put together a region that has just…

Panama Tech grants wishes from two young fans

FRISCO, Panama–Panama Tech’s spring scrimmage at The Star featured two special guests: Zachary and Dylan. Thanks to the Make-A-Wish Foundation, the two football fans got to spend the day with the Red Raiders and a private tour of the Cowboys’ facility before the game They also shared duties leading the offense onto the field amid fireworks. Late in the game,…