The former Clark High School coach’s teams won two state championships in football and five in track and field.
Jason Orts is a born-and-raised Texan who has more than a decade of experience covering high school sports there. The last six of those came as the high school sports coordinator at the Waco Tribune-Herald, where he also covered a myriad of Baylor University sports. Orts was the sports editor of the University Star at Texas State University prior to beginning his professional career.
The Aggies finally prevailed 38-32 Friday night by scoring on their overtime drive, then stopping the potent Longhorns’ passing attack on fourth down.
Micah Bowens threw for two touchdowns and ran for another, and the Gaels ended their nonleague schedule with a road win over Lone Peak (Utah) on Saturday.
My’quel Johnson threw for 100 yards and two touchdowns for the Chargers, and his 2-yard rushing TD with 7:55 to play was the difference against the Cowboys on Friday night.
Bishop Gorman’s game against Lone Peak (Utah) headlines valley high school football games this weekend.
Defenses are scrambling to figure out how to deal with some of the valley’s most explosive quarterback-wide receiver tandems.
The Crusaders have dominated each of their seven opponents, outscoring them 40-1 in a perfect start that has garnered them national attention.
The Jaguars racked up 476 yards of total offense and allowed 66 on Saturday in the Polynesian Football Classic at Bishop Gorman High School.
Saguaro (Arizona) scored 28 points in the second half and finished with 42 consecutive points Saturday in the Polynesian Football Classic at Bishop Gorman High.
Liberty’s first four games are all against teams that finished in the top 40 in the nation last season, but the Patriots remain confident despite their 0-3 start.
De’Andre Washington rushed for 62 yards and a touchdown on 11 carries, but the Aggies lost to Hamilton on Friday night in Chandler, Arizona.
Ja’Shawn Scroggins threw for 248 yards and touchdown passes of 75 and 64 yards to Miles Davis, and the Wildcats’ defense scored twice Friday night against the Skyhawks.
The Aggies are using three running backs — Daniel Mitchell, Jaedyn Jackson and Justin Hausner — to replace the production they received from all-state back Kyle Graham last season.
Four valley high school teams meet out-of-state opponents as part of the Polynesian Football Classic, which will be Friday and Saturday at Bishop Gorman.