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Sparkman 38, Austin 21: Mistakes doom Black Bears

On a night when the Austin football team badly needed a win, the Black Bears couldn’t overcome a slew of mistakes and fell to Sparkman, 38-21, on Friday. Austin chased Sparkman all over the field at Austin Stadium. They chased Sparkman’s Devon Agee when he returned the opening kickoff to give the Senators a quick 7-0 lead.
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Elite Texas Target Harold Perkins To Visit Austin This Weekend

The Texas Longhorns have been red hot on the recruiting trail since new head coach Steve Sarkisian took over at the helm in January. On Friday, the Longhorns got even more good news, when elite Cy Park (Cypress, TX) linebacker Harold Perkins changed his plans to visit Austin instead of Texas A&M this weekend for the Longhorns tilt against Rice, per a report from Steve Wiltfong of 247 Sports.
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Texas high school football: week 4 scores

AUSTIN (KXAN/AP) — District play is underway across Texas high school football. A handful of Central Texas teams were on bye before starting the challenge of reaching the state playoffs next week. Cedar Ridge pulled off a surprise victory over state-ranked Round Rock Friday night at Dragon Stadium, limited a...
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Austin American-Statesman

Despite loss, Lehman coach Bruce Salmon: 'I'm excited about where we're going'

HAYS COUNTY — District openers are like the first day of hunting season. There's a lot of anticipation and excitement, plus a healthy dose of fear of the unknown. For Lehman, facing a San Antonio Harlandale squad that entered the game undefeated while allowing its first three opponents a total of six points, provided the perfect opportunity to see how far the Lobos have grown from last year's three-win squad in the District 12-5A Division I opener for both teams.
Austin American-Statesman

Cedar Ridge maintains mastery over Round Rock, wins sixth matchup in a row

ROUND ROCK — Cedar Ridge maintained its mastery over crosstown rivals, building a three touchdown lead and then repelling a Round Rock rally to leave Dragon Stadium with a 21-13 victory in both teams’ district opener. It marks the Raiders’ sixth consecutive win in the series after the Dragons claimed the first four.

Ducks survive homecoming scare, 18-14

Body For the first time since October of 2018, the Taylor Ducks celebrated a home victory. The last time the Ducks won at the pond was against the Fredericksburg Fightin’ Billies 36-14. Ironically, that game was also homecoming. Friday night the Ducks had to come from behind for the hometown crowd, as they escaped with an 18-14 win over the La Vernia Bears.
Austin American-Statesman

Do-it-all Bravion Rogers drives La Grange in road win over Lockhart

LOCKHART — La Grange built a 37-7 lead halfway through the third quarter and held off a late Lockhart charge for a 37-21 road victory Friday. “I saw a lot of good things through three quarters,” La Grange head coach Matt Kates said. “I thought we dominated the game, but I don’t like how we finished it. We let an explosive team get back into the game.”

Leaping Leopards! La Grange spoils homecoming for Lions

The Lockhart Lions saw their non-district record slip to 1-3 after Friday night’s game at Lions Stadium, a 37-21 loss to the Class 4A Div. 2 La Grange Leopards. On a night where the Lions celebrated homecoming and honored the 50th anniversary of the 1971 Lions district championship and bi-district championship team, the Leopards played spoiler, fueled by their prolific ground attack.

Texas Gameday: What you need to know before kickoff vs. Rice

AUSTIN (KXAN) — The Texas Longhorns return to Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium Saturday for the second home game of the season in front of “Burnt Orange” nation. This will be the first home night game of the 2021 season. More than 100,000 fans are expected to pack into the...

Elgin Memorial Park Concession Stand

CONCESSION STANDS ARE OPEN! Elgin Parks & Recreation are hosting Concession Stands every weekend (weather permitting). Join us Saturdays from 10AM - 2PM at Thomas Memorial Park, 411 Madison St. or Sundays from 12PM - 4PM at Elgin Memorial Park, 1127 Main St. to check out games and sports equipment FREE or buy snacks and drinks for just $1.00 cash! The goal of this program is to offer enhanced experiences in our parks by offering games, sports equipment and more for free to check out. For example, if you are in Elgin Memorial Park, you can check out tennis rackets and balls to utilize our tennis court, or if you are in Thomas Memorial Park, you can check out a Disc Golf Backpack that includes disc golf discs, score sheet and Disc Golf map, free of charge.

Texas high school football: Must-see matchups in week 4

AUSTIN (KXAN) — We’re one month into the high school football season and a large portion of Central Texas schools are enjoying their bye week this week. For a number of other schools, it marks the beginning of district play. It was an instant classic on KBVO Thursday night between...

Six questions and keys for Texas before Rice with score prediction

After everything went right for Texas in Week 1, nearly everything went wrong in Week 2 during a 40-21 drubbing at Arkansas. The coaching staff didn’t look on the same page, quarterback play wasn’t there, the defense was gashed for more than 300 yards rushing and the players, in general, seemed somewhat surprised at the wild atmosphere that everyone expected.

Texas Football: 3 key visiting prospects this weekend vs. Rice

Some big news has come about for both the 2022 and 2023 Texas football recruiting classes ahead of the final game of the non-conference schedule for the regular season. Texas is set to get some big visitors on campus this weekend as new head coach Steve Sarkisian and his squad take on the Rice Owls out of the Conference-USA at home on the night of Sep. 18.
San Marcos Daily Record

San Marcos troubled by Lake Travis in 45-6 district-opening loss

San Marcos head coach John Walsh knew his team couldn’t give Lake Travis the ball freely. Heading into the week, the Rattlers’ offensive mindset was not to score the ball every time they got possession. It was to force the Cavaliers’ defense to work harder than they had all season to get the ball.
Austin American-Statesman

Lake Travis defense limits San Marcos to just 144 yards of offense in romp

SAN MARCOS — Five different players scored touchdowns to lead Lake Travis to a 45-6 win at San Marcos in the District 26-6A opener for both teams. No. 10 Lake Travis started quickly. After San Marcos punted on its opening possession, Lake Travis drove 55 yards to take a 7-0 lead on DJ Johnson’s 1-yard run. The Rattlers fumbled the ensuing kickoff, leading to Bo Edmundson’s 1-yard run just 16 seconds later. By the time Max Linhoff picked off Isaiah DeLeon’s pass and returned it 50 yards for a touchdown, Lake Travis led 28-0.
Fort Bend Herald

Ridge Point shuts out Austin to open 20-6A play

Ridge Point opened District 20-6A play Friday at Hall Stadium with an emphatic win over Austin, 64-0. The game quickly got off the rails for the Bulldogs with safety in the first minute of the game, created by a tackle in the end zone from juniors James Walley Jr. and Taylor Davis.