Archive - Aug 31, 2012 - Sports Article
A 38-6 season-opening loss to De Leon on Thursday at the Sammy Baugh Classic wasnât 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.
âIâm pleased with the way our kids performed for three quarters,â he said of his Plowboys, who trailed just 18-6 at halftime. âBut when we came out in the second half we just made some awful boo-boos, being young, and weâve got to stop doing that. But I thought we did some things well and a lot of our young kids really stepped up.â
Nolan Countyâs 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 Jaytonâs Gridiron Classic starting at 6 p.m. as it begins trying to improve on last yearâs 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.