Rice, the rookie from North Texas and former SMU star, has emerged as a key facet in the Kansas City Chiefs’ Super Bowl ambitions.
After a two-year retirement, seven-time state championship head coach Todd Dodge took over at Lovejoy High School, in the Dallas suburbs.
On Thursday, schools across Texas will learn what districts they’ll play in for the next two years. Then, the scheduling madness begins.
Division I schools thought John Matocha was too small, so the former Magnolia West star went to Division II and wrote his own legend.
Jamie Rigdon and his sons have made a habit of bouncing between high schools and collecting football championships along the way.
Thanks to second-year coach Trent Miller and five-star senior quarterback DJ Lagway, 8–0 Willis High School has become an “addict” for winning.
Trick-shot professionals could practice a shot like this for years and never land it as cleanly as the Gordon Longhorns kicker.
When my son joined a middle school team, I researched heat safety. What I found was troubling.
The former Channelview High quarterback, who will lead the Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl LVII, ran “like frickin’ Larry Csonka.”
With the city consolidating its school district, Wichita Falls High—and the six-time state champion Coyotes—will be no more.
Bally Sports Southwest’s Craig Way wouldn’t trade his annual high school football marathon for a chance to call the Super Bowl.
For the second time in history, the oversight body delivered its stiffest penalty—to a tiny central Texas high school with 48 total students.
The Texas Monthly writer reflects on the run-down home that led him to write “Still Life,” about John McClamrock, the boy who could not move.
Texans don’t celebrate the start of fall so much as they spend a solid one to two months willing summer to end.
Dementia forced Phil Danaher off the sidelines. Now the legendary coach at Corpus Christi’s Calallen High School faces life after football.
The Los Angeles Rams quarterback was the “comeback king” of Highland Park’s 2005 run to the Texas state championship.
Since 2009, the Greater Houston Senior Football Showcase has helped 1,400 local athletes play at the next level while pursuing college degrees.
The state's teams don't give us much reason to feel proud, so why not focus on Patrick Mahomes, Trent Williams, and Matthew Stafford?
In his last game before retirement, Dodge led the Chaparrals to a third straight state championship with a win over Denton Guyer High School.
The legendary sports journalist and founder of the indispensable magazine that bore his name died last week at the age of 96.
Decades after the Wichita County town saved its stadium from an oilman’s plan to drill at midfield, the structure has been condemned—after pipes once donated by oil companies rusted out.
At tiny Dell City School in far West Texas, more than half of the high schoolers are on the varsity football team.
The sophomore running back from Round Rock talks explains how Texas high school football prepared him for a breakout freshman campaign.
With Joseph in charge, Katy has won more than 90 percent of its games and five state championships over the past seventeen seasons.
The five-star recruit will skip his senior season at Southlake Carroll to pursue sponsorship offers currently prohibited by state rules.
The film, based on a true Fort Worth story and starring Dallas native Luke Wilson, is a welcome post-pandemic balm.
From 1983 to 2020, Houston’s Episcopal High School produced just two NFL players. In 2021, Jaylen Waddle, Walker Little, and Marvin Wilson are all on their way to NFL careers.
The new docuseries follows tiny Strawn High School's six-player football team in its quest for a three-peat.
They faced a shortened season filled with cancellations and uncertainty. It didn’t stop some of the state’s top athletes from finding new ways to keep working.
One month after a man from Plano drove to El Paso and murdered 22 people, a high school football game between the two communities became a chance to heal.
It’s unclear whether the disgraced coach will return to the national stage, but he has a foot back in the door at Mount Vernon.
Citing abstract fears, Plano ISD canceled a game against a school in the devastated community.
Inside the May 24 school board meeting.
The Corpus Christi Calallen High School coach just notched his 427th victory.
Clear eyes, full hearts, can’t stop spending money.
Over the weekend, a referee was targeted and tackled by high school players. Does Texas have a football problem?
The most expensive high school football stadium in the world will get a triumphant return after its embarrassing closure in 2014.
Unless you’re an opponent, of course.
For the past 26 years, the Pampa High Fighting Harvesters have counted on their equipment manager not only to fold their uniforms but also to keep their spirits high. Because in Pampa, there is no Friday night without Trent Loter.
Scarborough High School, in Houston, has suffered through a 44-game losing streak dating back to September 2009. The team's seniors could graduate without seeing victory. But the Spartans still rush the field every Friday night, hoping their luck will turn around.
Twelve years after a high school football injury left him paralyzed, San Marcos's Chris Canales and his father, Eddie, help out others in similar situations with their organization, Gridiron Heroes.
The West High School football team opened their 2013 football season Thursday night, another step for the town in moving past the devastating fertilizer plant explosion.
An ESPN analysis of "recruiting migration" trends among Top 20 college football teams found one thing never changes: Texas had the most players in both 1940 and 2010.
UPDATE: Friday Night Lights author Buzz Bissinger and FNL TV producer Peter Berg have both joined the fray over Mitt Romney and "Clear Eyes, Full Hearts...Can't Lose."
Mitt Romney and Barack Obama have both attempted to claim coach Eric Taylor's "Clear Eyes, Full Hearts..." rallying cry as their own—and FNL author Buzz Bissinger has picked a side.
Bible verses on banners spark controversy in a small East Texas town.
Carthage ISD is putting the finishing touches on a $750,000 scoreboard for its high school stadium, complete with a record-setting 1,200-square-foot video screen.
Is this the Jerry World of high school football? The Eagles open the 18,000-seat facility in style August 31, when Southlake Carroll comes to visit.
Friday Night Lights cast members and producers come home for the ATX Television Festival, with a panel and an Alamo Drafthouse Rolling Roadshow screening.
And Details also gets more details on the upcoming FNL movie from the director.