The Wall Hawks earned their first win of the season last night in a 40-20 victory over the Sonora Broncos. Wall’s defense only allowed 147 yards. Sutton Braden scored a pair of touchdowns for the Hawks who are 1-2 and Sonora falls to 2-2. Christoval had some last-second magic and scored a touchdown with seven seconds left plus the game-winning two-point conversion in a 27-26 win over Cross Plains. The Cougars improve to 3-1. Eden defeated Rochelle 58-8 and the Bulldogs are now 2-1; Bronte rolled over Santa Anna 68-18 as the Longhorns improve to 3-1. Brady lost at home to Dublin 20-7; #1 Mason routed Jim Ned 35-7. Abilene Cooper and Abilene Wylie met for the first time and Cooper routed Wylie 48-0.
The Central Bobcats are still set to play at 7pm on Friday for their homecoming game versus El Paso Pebble Hills at San Angelo Stadium. These two schools met last year in the opening round of the playoffs and the Bobcats won 35-21. Pebble Hills is 3-0 this season including a two-touchdown win over Midland High but Central has won 29 of their last 30 games at San Angelo Stadium. Listen to Central Bobcats football on Friday starting at 6:40pm on 94.7 KIXY-FM
The Lake View Chiefs will play a school that they have faced every season since 2006, the Fort Stockton Panthers at 7pm on Friday. Lake View leads the all-time series 25-11 but Fort Stockton beat the Chiefs last year 34-27 to end a five-game losing streak to the Chiefs. Listen to Lake View football on 101-9 the Fire beginning at 6:40pm on Friday night.
The Angelo State Rams football team will battle the #7 team in the nation and the defending Lone Star Conference champions, Midwestern State, on Saturday at 7pm in Wichita Falls. The Rams have played Midwestern State in close games the last several meetings in Wichita Falls including a win over the Mustangs in 2014, which is ASU’s only win at Midwestern since 1999. Midwestern leads the series over the Rams 14-6 since 1997. You can listen to ASU football on 101-9 the Fire on Saturday starting at 6:30pm.
The #17 TCU Horned Frogs travel to Austin to battle Texas at 2:30 on Saturday. TCU has owned this series lately over the Longhorns. Texas has lost to TCU the past four seasons by an average of 30 points. TCU is favored by three points and you can listen on Saturday at 1:30 on 1260 KKSA….. Texas Tech is a two touchdown underdog at Oklahoma State on Saturday at 6pm. Oklahoma State has won nine straight games against Texas Tech, but Tech’s last game at Stillwater in 2016, OSU beat the Red Raiders 45-44. #22 Texas A&M is a 26 point underdog on the road at #1 Alabama on Saturday at 2:30. Last season, A&M gave the Crimson Tide a game in a 27-19 loss, but in three games this season, Bama’s closest game was a 37 point win over Louisville. Baylor is a touchdown favorite over Kansas. Kickoff at 2:30 on Saturday in Waco.