Can one swimmer make waves that create a ripple effect that lasts for years?
Earlier this week, Midway head football coach Jeff Hulme was standing in a hallway at the high school when he noticed Tanner Mordecai with his head down, quietly walking to his next class.
Xavier Johnson was the lone Central Texas football player to be honored on the Class 5A Texas Sports Writers Association's all-state team. The Temple senior was named third team wide receiver.
A blue-chip high school offensive lineman or defensive back can – if he chooses – take a more passive approach to the recruiting process. If you’re among the better players in the state at those positions, you’ll be able to sit back and let the college coaches come to you.
Tanner Mordecai has been called the best table tennis player on Midway’s football team. He has defeated Panthers head coach Jeff Hulme a time or two. Mordecai says that he, along with fellow senior Jaxon Player, are the most competitive and that yes, Player does talk a lot of trash while playing on the table inside the football locker room.
As a columnist, you don’t always know what messages will float out into the abyss, never to be seen or heard from again, and which ones might ignite a spark of interest — or even action.