Archive - Aug 31, 2012 - Sports Article
A 38-6 season-opening loss to De Leon on Thursday at the Sammy Baugh Classic wasnâ€™t what Roscoe was hoping for. But head coach Jonathan Haseloff still saw encouraging signs for his team, which is coming off an 0-10 season.
â€śIâ€™m pleased with the way our kids performed for three quarters,â€ť he said of his Plowboys, who trailed just 18-6 at halftime. â€śBut when we came out in the second half we just made some awful boo-boos, being young, and weâ€™ve got to stop doing that. But I thought we did some things well and a lot of our young kids really stepped up.â€ť
Nolan Countyâ€™s two six-man Hornet football teams begin the regular season today with hopes of showing much better results than a year ago when they combined for just four victories, with one of them coming as the result of a forfeit.
Highland is facing a tough opener against Motley County at Jaytonâ€™s Gridiron Classic starting at 6 p.m. as it begins trying to improve on last yearâ€™s season that ended at 3-7. The Classic is a three-day tournament that will feature a total of seven games. Motley County was the state runnerup in Divi-sion II this past season.