A year ago, I was combing through the 2016 Super Centex football teams. As I highlighted those who hadn’t graduated, their names were only names to me.
For a moment, it looked like a game sponsored by the Fellowship of Christian Athletes would be won on a Bible drill.
Ben Johnson is a humble guy by nature anyway, so it doesn’t take much coaxing for him to admit that he really didn’t know what he was getting into back in 2009.
The game was still more than 48 hours away at that point, but Waco High’s Marty Herbst couldn’t resist getting in an opening salvo.
It’s been an offseason of farewells for the longest-tenured of Central Texas’ football coaches, and now Mark Bell has decided it’s his turn.
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.