Opposing offenses had quite the conundrum a season ago going up against the La Vega defense. They needed to keep the ball away from linebacker Jared Rogers. But they also needed to watch out for Donta Stuart.
Through Saturday, he had played just five games in the majors, and yet Nate Orf may already be the most popular player on the Milwaukee Brewers.
You always know it’s going to be a good day when you show up to work and there’s a signed copy of the latest Texas Football magazine on your desk, left by the one and only Mr. Dave Campbell.
On Thursday afternoon, the penultimate day of the Robinson ISD school year, several people were walking toward the school’s tennis courts when one remarked that the gate was locked.
AUSTIN — Justin Sawyers had the lead when he took the handoff. Heading into the final curve, though, Sawyers fell back to third. As La Vega’s anchor leg in the mile relay entered the home stretch, he went to the outside and started to kick. Sawyers found another gear and laid it all out on the track as he passed both runners in front of him with 50 yards to go and never looked back to give the Pirates the gold in the Class 4A mile relay.