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Sherman (4-1, 5-4) built a big lead and then held off a late charge to post a 50-36 victory over West Mesquite on Friday at Mesquite Memorial Stadium.
Highland Park (7-0, 5-0 in 7-5A Division I) raced to a 28-0 first-quarter lead and West Mesquite could not recover as the Scots went on to a 49-13 victory on Friday at Highlander Stadium.
West Mesquite has suffered through some close losses this season, but it would not be denied on Thursday as they posted a 41-27 victory over Wylie East.
West Mesquite entered Thursday’s 7-5A Division I game against Wylie East in search of its first win, but it did not start out the way it hoped.
As if 2020 wasn’t weird enough.
Though most thought that the battle for the 7-5A Division I championship was decided in Week 7 when Highland Park and Longview squared off, McKinney North still felt it had a say in the matter.
LUCAS -- One week after Lake Dallas scored a season-high 34 points in a loss to Denison, the Falcons hoped to build on that momentum Friday night against undefeated Lovejoy.
Mesquite ISD has had at least one representative in the football playoffs in every season since 2003 and one has to go back to 1991 for the last time it missed out prior to that.
West Mesquite is certainly getting closer, but its first victory of the season continued to be elusive on Friday as McKinney North held on late for a 35-32 victory.
Despite an 0-3 start to its season, the McKinney North football team is winning the games that count — and in all too unique fashion.
Poteet got off to a huge start and rode the early wave to a 58-23 victory over Hillcrest on Friday at E.H. Hanby Stadium.
The 7-5A Division I playoff race did not lack for drama a year ago.
The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted nearly every facet of life and high school athletics have certainly not been immune.
Poteet was supposed to open its 6-5A Division II season on Thursday, but a positive COVID-19 case at Thomas Jefferson the prior day forced that game to be postponed.
Poteet and West Mesquite met for the 31st time on Friday, but first as non-district opponents.
Poteet and West Mesquite will renew the city’s second-oldest rivalry when they meet for the 31st time at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Mesquite Memorial Stadium.
Poteet and West Mesquite each did some good things in their respective season openers, but it did not translate into the win column, as the Pirates and Wranglers will enter their Week 2 head-to-head match-up looking for their first victories.