For the first time in decades, the Lake View Chiefs are making headlines around the state, but Lake View’s opponent is also undefeated. Tonight’s homecoming game between Lake View and Fort Stockton is one of the biggest games this week in the state according to Dave Campbell’s Texas Football. Lake View and Fort Stockton are both 3-0. Fort Stockton has beat Lake View in back to back seasons but the Panthers were down to the their third string QB last week after injuries to their top two QBs. The Chiefs and Fort Stockton have met 37 times and Lake View leads the all-time series 25-12. Kickoff at 7pm. Listen on 101-9 the Fire or kwfrm.com at 6:40.
The Central Bobcats have one more tune-up before the Cats start district play next week. Central travels to El Paso on Friday to play at 5pm CDT, 4pm in El Paso, versus Pebble Hills. While the Bobcats are 1-2, Pebble Hills is 2-1 and their only loss was a 43-42 loss to Midland High. Central is 2-0 against Pebble Hills, both at home in 2017 and 2018, but Central has never played Pebble Hills in El Paso. The Bobcats will play at SAC Stadium in the Socorro school district, just under 400 miles from San Angelo Stadium. Listen live on 94.7 KIXY-FM or kixyfm.com starting at 4:40pm Friday.
Angelo State Rams football is seeking their first 3-0 start to the season in four years. The Rams visit their long-time rival, Texas A&M-Kingsville at 7pm this Saturday. The Hogs are 1-1 this season. ASU won six consecutive games over A&M-Kingsville including a 30-14 win in San Angelo last season. The Hogs’ last win over the Rams was 2012. Despite the six-game winning streak by the Rams, A&M-Kingsville still leads the series 33-19 and Angelo State has 7 wins and 17 losses all-time at Kingsville. Listen on Saturday starting at 6:30 and the kickoff at 7pm, Angelo State at Texas A&M-Kingsville.
Lake View head football coach Hector Guevara was named this week's Dave Campbell's Texas Football 4A coach of the week. Lake View is coming off a 32-19 win over Snyder to improve to 3-0 for the first time since 1983. The Chiefs have already matched the win total from the last two seasons combined. Guevara, in his third season at Lake View, has led the Chiefs to a win in five of their last six games. Lake View WR/CB Austin Bandy is one of ten finalists among all classifications for this week Mr. Texas Football award. Bandy accounted for three touchdowns against Snyder with a fumble return for a score plus 97 yards receiving and two touchdown catches. The Chiefs host Fort Stockton on Friday on Lake View's homecoming.