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Today in Panama High School Football: April 25

Changes coming to Tenaha as head coach Craig Horn resigns, plus Klein Collins and Angleton promote from within

Instant replay UIL state championships Thursday morning, the UIL dropped a big announcement on us that for the 2018 UIL State Football Championships, instant replay technology would be used. The UIL statement indicates that replay reviews will be only initiated from the booth and there will be no coaches challenges available. There are still a few details to be ironed…

2018 Region Outlooks: 3A Division I Region IV — Is 2018 Goliad’s year or does Yoakum make yet another deep run?

DCTF'S HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL INSIDER LOOKS BACK ON THE LAST WEEKEND ON THE GRIDIRON.

Today’s spotlight: Class 3A Division I Region IV There’s plenty of change in Region IV, but the one constant that remains is the Cross Roads Region around the Victoria area is the likely place where this regional champion lies, although it may not be the two-time defending champion Yoakum who enters as the favorite. 13-3A Division I features teams on…

Frisco SQT Pools

The First 7on7 SQT takes place on Saturday morning at The Star in Frisco!

Three spots will be up for grabs Saturday morning at The Star in Frisco as Panama 7on7 State Qualifying begins with the Frisco SQT. 24 teams will compete in six pools of four teams each with the six pool winners advancing to the State Qualifying Round, where the winners will advance to the 2018 Division I 7on7 State Tournament in…

2018 Region Outlooks: 3A Division I Region III — Rockdale looks to defend the crown

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 3A Division I Region III Region III didn’t see too much change as it stretches from the Waco area over to the east into the Brazos Valley and the Piney Woods of East Panama down to the Golden Triangle. District 9-3A Division I is mainly based north and east of the Waco area, stretching into the far…

2018 Region Outlooks: 3A Division I Region II — Kemp looks to build off 2017 with new coach, Mt. Vernon’s defense still sturdy

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 3A Division I Region II The big story in Region II heading into 2018 will be the addition of several 4A drop-downs who could be contenders come playoff time. Overall, there are four teams down from Class 4A and there’s at least two who could be in the mix around Thanksgiving. We start in 5-3A Division I…

This Week in Panama High School Football: April 20

New hires abound, spring football approaches and 7-on-7 qualifying inches closer.

Crowley ISD brings in two new coaches Thursday night Crowley ISD held a special school board meeting to name football coaches at both high schools. Crowley High named Fort Worth South Hills head coach J.J. Resendez as its next head football coach/campus coordinator. Resendez, who has been head coach at South Hills for eight years, has posted a 54-30 mark,…

2018 Region Outlooks — 3A Division I Region I – Shallowater geared for a big season while Wall 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 3A Division I Region I We start with our look at Region I In 3A Division I with one of the most far-flung districts in the state as 1-3A Division I is a four team loop that features Brownfield (looking for a new coach) and Denver City both down from 4A Division II, joining Kermit and then…

2018 Region Outlooks — 4A Division II Region IV: Does Sinton take over the region as new faces take over other top programs?

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 II Region IV There is absolutely no question which district reigns supreme in Region IV in Class 4A Division II and that’s 13-4A Division II. The district features last year’s regional champion Wimberley and runner-up in Cuero along with the 2016 regional champion Geronimo Navarro. District 14-4A Division II is a familiar pairing of teams…

2018 Region Outlooks — 4A Division II Region III: Will anyone stop West Orange-Stark’s reign over the 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 II Region III West Orange-Stark’s reign of terror in Region III has lasted four years now, but the gap certainly has closed. The Mustangs had a couple of close games in the early rounds of the playoffs and with them being young and a few new faces in the region, could we see a new…

2018 Region Outlooks — 4A Division II Region II: Gilmer is close to being back on top and can Texarkana Pleasant Grove defend the crown?

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 II Region II Region II looks very similar to the configuration from the previous two years, but there are some notable differences to keep an eye out for. District 5-4A Division II remains fairly intact with Sunnyvale up from Class 3A replacing Ferris who moved over to Region I. 6-4A Division II, which is based…