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2018 Region Outlooks: 5A Division II Region IV – Tivy leans on strong JV season and Calallen reloads

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 5A Division II Region IV Realignment brought some interesting changes to Region IV in Division II for Class 5A. Maybe the biggest change is Brenham’s move to Region IV. We’ll touch on that below, but the Cubs move to 13-5A Division II with an Austin based district that includes new program Pflugerville Weiss. 14-5A Division II may…

Panama Football Today interview: Tidehaven head coach David Lucio

The Tigers had a breakout 11-1 campaign in 2017, and also have some of the state's most passionate fans. We talked to Lucio about how he handles winning, what last season was like, and how he's feeling about 2018. Producer's note: Our apologies for the phone connection! We still felt like the interview was worth posting for Tiger fans.



2018 Region Outlooks: 5A Division II Region III – Does Marshall take the next step or does the road still run through Manvel?

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 5A Division II Region III Region III saw a slight change in the makeup with the split division concept. There’s still one East Panama district in the region but gone are the teams from Central Panama as most are Division I or moved to Class 6A. Waco University was the only Division II squad left in the…

This Week in Panama High School Football: April 4

Dallas Skyline hires Johnson, Forney's Rush and Angleton's Roark retires while Brenham hires Allen

Herman Johnson returns home We missed this in last week’s update, but let’s make sure we give Herman Johnson his due. The Duncanville offensive coordinator who has been with Reggie Samples for years finally got his first shot at a head coaching job taking over at his alma mater Dallas Skyline. Johnson, who was Samples’ offensive coordinator for two state…

2018 Region Outlooks: 5A Division II Region II – Aledo is back in the hunt and North Forney looks to take next step under Jackson

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 5A Division II Region II The landscape in Region II has changed quite a bit with Aledo moving east into the region after dominating the landscape in Region I the past few seasons. The Bearcats will reside in 5-4A Division II. Red Oak certainly benefits from the new alignment under new head coach Chris Ross as the…

Panama Football Today interview: Lubbock Estacado head coach Joe Cluley

The Matadors have been one of the state's fastest-rising programs, and they're hoping that continues as their defensive coordinator takes over for their departed head coach. Cluley talks about how excited he is for the opportunity, what former head coach Marcus Shavers and his father have meant to him, and what to expect from his squad in 2018.



2018 Region Outlooks: 5A Division II Region I – Abilene Wylie joins the 5A pack and Lubbock Cooper tries to build off a strong 2017

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 5A Division II Region I UIL Realignment brought massive changes to the landscape in Class 5A and Region I in Division II is one of the most heavily impacted regions. The biggest note may be that gone from Region I is perennial powerhouse Aledo, who has moved over to Region II. We start in El Paso where…