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by hardrockers
Thu Jan 18, 2018 12:57 pm
Forum: 2A Texas Football
Topic: 2A Division 1 Map 2018-2020
Replies: 37
Views: 1208

Re: 2A Division 1 Map 2018-2020

I won't say thats dumb, because you never know what the UIL will do, but that sure does look silly... lol
by hardrockers
Tue Jan 09, 2018 1:26 pm
Forum: 2A Texas Football
Topic: 2017-2018 COACHING CHANGES
Replies: 28
Views: 2391

Re: 2017-2018 COACHING CHANGES

Windthorstfan wrote:Job doesn't close until Feb 2. Day after realignment... They return 8 Jr and 4 sophomore from their beginning Varsity roster

We beat their JV 49-13 in week 3

One of the few in this area still playing on grass.



And all football facilities are off campus. Can be resolved, just annoying.
by hardrockers
Tue Jan 09, 2018 12:33 pm
Forum: 2A Texas Football
Topic: 2017-2018 COACHING CHANGES
Replies: 28
Views: 2391

Re: 2017-2018 COACHING CHANGES

What did Quanah run on offense and defense? Anyone know what they have coming up, i.e. how did the Jr High and JV do? How are the facilities? Spread, 3-4. Facilities are rougher than most around the area, not bad on a state wide scale. Not as talented as from 2010-2015, but not "Un-talented&qu...
by hardrockers
Fri Dec 15, 2017 10:46 am
Forum: 2A Texas Football
Topic: Ganado???
Replies: 87
Views: 2696

Re: Ganado???

Curious how many applications they have received? Over/under 45 That I don't know but around 50 sounds right. Especially if they know that Ganado has good football around the corner starting in 2019. I have a friend who applied. Doesn't think he will get it but you won't get it if you don't apply. ...
by hardrockers
Fri Dec 15, 2017 9:02 am
Forum: 2A Texas Football
Topic: Muenster Hornets will be the 2A div 2 Champs!
Replies: 57
Views: 2218

Re: Muenster Hornets will be the 2A div 2 Champs!

Yep. Time to revisit this post. The bandwagon is about to pull away from the station... last call to jump on! YEP IVE BEEN CALLING THIS ONE TOO.. ITS MOSTLY BASED ON THE DEFENSE THIS YEAR. I knew the offense had the ability to score on almost anyone, but the defensive front was a concern. They've c...
by hardrockers
Tue Dec 12, 2017 1:21 pm
Forum: 2A Texas Football
Topic: 2A Division 1 Map 2018-2020
Replies: 37
Views: 1208

Re: 2A Division 1 Map 2018-2020

I like how out there Seymour and Olney are. They either get pulled way southwest, or way north east. No easy drive, just bet they go together.
by hardrockers
Tue Dec 12, 2017 12:29 pm
Forum: 2A Texas Football
Topic: 2017-2018 COACHING CHANGES
Replies: 28
Views: 2391

Re: 2017-2018 COACHING CHANGES

Windthorstfan wrote:Sundown is open as Steve Smith resigns.


Surprising. I wonder why???
by hardrockers
Wed Nov 29, 2017 11:17 am
Forum: 2A Texas Football
Topic: Munday vs Muenster
Replies: 25
Views: 1126

Re: Munday vs Muenster

I don’t think people realize our teams speed.... we don’t have a 4.4 guy we have a lot of very quick kids on the field and I mean even our lineman ... heck one of our lineman from last year is now a rb this year #44 he’s pretty darn fast... so when people say if Mundays speed will hurt us... I don’...
by hardrockers
Thu Nov 16, 2017 11:53 am
Forum: 2A Texas Football
Topic: 2017-2018 COACHING CHANGES
Replies: 28
Views: 2391

Re: 2017-2018 COACHING CHANGES

Windthorstfan wrote:
hardrockers wrote:Sunray job is posted.

I miss our Sunray/Stratford posters.



I agree. Kids must've graduated and they moved on.
by hardrockers
Thu Nov 16, 2017 10:21 am
Forum: 2A Texas Football
Topic: 2017-2018 COACHING CHANGES
Replies: 28
Views: 2391

Re: 2017-2018 COACHING CHANGES

Sunray job is posted.
by hardrockers
Mon Nov 13, 2017 11:09 am
Forum: 2A Texas Football
Topic: Playoffs 1-9 2-8
Replies: 34
Views: 1322

Re: Playoffs 1-9 2-8

I’ve seen a few times where the 3rd and 4th team from a strong district have won at least one, maybe two games. I’d have to look back to be sure, but I️ believe the district with Cedar Park had all four teams go a minimum of two rounds, two make it to the semis, and Cedar Park win a championship. O...
by hardrockers
Tue Nov 07, 2017 11:58 am
Forum: 2A Texas Football
Topic: Blowouts
Replies: 18
Views: 1102

Re: Blowouts

I don't even know what it must feel like to play in a district like that. When I was in School, a new team won our district every year, and there were always 2-3 teams competing year in and year out
by hardrockers
Mon Oct 30, 2017 10:35 am
Forum: 2A Texas Football
Topic: Blowouts
Replies: 18
Views: 1102

Re: Blowouts

Pride, expectations, selflessness. Your position you play doesn't matter, the W or L at the end matters.

The schools with cancer cells running amuck, well they aren't very successful.

Dinner table talk matters, don't think for a moment it doesn't.
by hardrockers
Mon Oct 30, 2017 10:29 am
Forum: 2A Texas Football
Topic: PERRIN-WHITT TO 6-MAN IN 2018
Replies: 12
Views: 596

Re: PERRIN-WHITT TO 6-MAN IN 2018

They were a play-off team last year and maybe this year too if they beat Era!!! Granted you start losing to Chico it's time to start thinking about hanging them up!!! Guess they won't be in our district next alignment!! There was an outside chance we could have a district with AC, Petrolia, PW, us ...
by hardrockers
Mon Oct 30, 2017 10:28 am
Forum: 2A Texas Football
Topic: Football participation declining
Replies: 13
Views: 664

Re: Football participation declining

Also, at a school like Allen 5,000+ kids, they might only have 200-300 football players. That's a pretty low percentage, but still huge numbers.
by hardrockers
Wed Oct 18, 2017 1:48 pm
Forum: 2A Texas Football
Topic: PERRIN-WHITT TO 6-MAN IN 2018
Replies: 12
Views: 596

Re: PERRIN-WHITT TO 6-MAN IN 2018

They wanted to drop down. Stopped transfers from Mineral Wells. One of the traditionally worst programs in the state, they think it is going to turn around really quick. I hope its true.
by hardrockers
Tue Oct 10, 2017 10:39 am
Forum: 2A Texas Football
Topic: Olney
Replies: 14
Views: 669

Re: Olney

Its hard. In Olneys case, I am betting everyone touches the field. In the case of Electra, you do what you can to sneak them in occasionally.

Tough situations. Would never know what that feels like to be honest.
by hardrockers
Sat Oct 07, 2017 7:36 am
Forum: 2A Texas Football
Topic: Olney
Replies: 14
Views: 669

Re: Olney

There we solid from 06-08ish, and would have been pretty good if the Pitman kid was healthy for an entire season just once. (I think he tore his ACL at least twice if not 3 times) and of all the great athletes I have seen in that area, he was one of the best. Its just hard to believe that every sch...
by hardrockers
Thu Oct 05, 2017 11:06 am
Forum: 2A Texas Football
Topic: Olney
Replies: 14
Views: 669

Re: Olney

There we solid from 06-08ish, and would have been pretty good if the Pitman kid was healthy for an entire season just once. (I think he tore his ACL at least twice if not 3 times) and of all the great athletes I have seen in that area, he was one of the best. Its just hard to believe that every scho...
by hardrockers
Tue Oct 03, 2017 11:44 am
Forum: 2A Texas Football
Topic: Olney
Replies: 14
Views: 669

Olney

Have never seen anything like what they have going on. I don't know exact numbers, but I have heard something like only 22 kids total, and 14ish being Freshmen??? Being that young is HARD. I hope the best for them, and hope those kids start sticking it out through the hard times.
by hardrockers
Fri Mar 24, 2017 12:38 pm
Forum: 2A Texas Football
Topic: 2016-2017 COACHING CHANGES
Replies: 167
Views: 8008

Re: 2016-2017 COACHING CHANGES

It's also possible the volleyball coach is the acting the AD???? Except the other job posting is not for the AD position. I am saying they are inconsistent on their posting of the position either way. And I believe they removed the AD position from the HFC last year at this time. https://i.gyazo.co...
by hardrockers
Fri Mar 24, 2017 12:12 pm
Forum: 2A Texas Football
Topic: 2016-2017 COACHING CHANGES
Replies: 167
Views: 8008

Re: 2016-2017 COACHING CHANGES

Job posting on TASA shows the job title as: Leakey ISD Athletic Director/Head Football Coach. It shows a job posting of date of 2/15/16. http://careercenter.tasanet.org/job_listing.php?id=73306 That is inconsistent then, because the other posting actually has applications going to the current AD, t...
by hardrockers
Thu Mar 23, 2017 9:22 am
Forum: 2A Texas Football
Topic: 2016-2017 COACHING CHANGES
Replies: 167
Views: 8008

Re: 2016-2017 COACHING CHANGES

Leakey AD is the volleyball coach. Makes it seem like the HFC would be teaching a full schedule. Talk about having to put in a lot of extra hours.

Beautiful place to live. Not sure on a teachers salary its too easy to live there though.
by hardrockers
Mon Mar 20, 2017 1:38 pm
Forum: 2A Texas Football
Topic: 2016-2017 COACHING CHANGES
Replies: 167
Views: 8008

Re: 2016-2017 COACHING CHANGES

You are more than welcome to state your opinion. That is what a discussion forum is for.

If you don't like opinions, stay off the internet.
by hardrockers
Thu Mar 09, 2017 10:21 am
Forum: 2A Texas Football
Topic: 2016-2017 COACHING CHANGES
Replies: 167
Views: 8008

Re: 2016-2017 COACHING CHANGES

Crosbyton head coach Brannon Rodgers has stepped down as the AD and head football coach after 11 years and has taken the job of head football coach and AD at 3A Jacksboro. Hate to see him go but congrats! Only met him a few times, but he is a stand up guy. I hope he finds success at Jacksboro, what...
by hardrockers
Thu Mar 09, 2017 10:20 am
Forum: 2A Texas Football
Topic: 2016-2017 COACHING CHANGES
Replies: 167
Views: 8008

Re: 2016-2017 COACHING CHANGES

My experience is not that of a coach. My experience is that of a fan watching them play. But 2 coaches that have had success elsewhere, completely failed in AC. I don't believe that they just became bad coaches all of a sudden, and after watching AC this year, I refuse to believe they don't have eno...
by hardrockers
Tue Mar 07, 2017 1:22 pm
Forum: 2A Texas Football
Topic: 2016-2017 COACHING CHANGES
Replies: 167
Views: 8008

Re: 2016-2017 COACHING CHANGES

You could hire Bill Snyder in AC, and until the parents and kids get on board with the coaching staff it won't matter.
by hardrockers
Mon Feb 27, 2017 1:44 pm
Forum: 2A Texas Football
Topic: Archer City
Replies: 16
Views: 1013

Re: Archer City

I am not sure what it is like on the inside, but from the outside looking in, it looks like a challenging place to be.
by hardrockers
Thu Feb 23, 2017 1:11 pm
Forum: 2A Texas Football
Topic: 2016-2017 COACHING CHANGES
Replies: 167
Views: 8008

Re: 2016-2017 COACHING CHANGES

Santo will hire from within, almost 100% sure of that.
by hardrockers
Fri Jan 27, 2017 11:27 am
Forum: 2A Texas Football
Topic: 2016-2017 COACHING CHANGES
Replies: 167
Views: 8008

Re: 2016-2017 COACHING CHANGES

I know nothing about our stipends just know we have a "small" coaching staff 5 football coaches and a Videographer (asst coach for other sports) 3 Volleyball coaches Cross Country is handled by the videographer 3 of the football coaches coach the boys basketball teams 2 Volleyball coaches...
by hardrockers
Thu Jan 26, 2017 1:25 pm
Forum: 2A Texas Football
Topic: 2016-2017 COACHING CHANGES
Replies: 167
Views: 8008

Re: 2016-2017 COACHING CHANGES

Looking at the posting: https://www.applitrack.com/hicoisd/onlineapp/JobPostings/view.asp?FromAdmin=true&AppliTrackJobId=174 I do not see any teaching requirements. That in itself makes it a desirable job from what I have read on The Old Coach. Most on that board scoff at having to do any teach...
by hardrockers
Wed Jan 25, 2017 1:36 pm
Forum: 2A Texas Football
Topic: 2016-2017 COACHING CHANGES
Replies: 167
Views: 8008

Re: 2016-2017 COACHING CHANGES

I know some really quality people that applied for that Hico Job, none of them were young or inexperienced. 2A jobs always get a lot of applications, 100+ is pretty common from what I understand. 4A and higher jobs don't get near that many. I would be excited if I were Hico, sounds like they are goi...
by hardrockers
Sat Jan 14, 2017 6:34 pm
Forum: Texas Basketball
Topic: TABC Rankings 12/19/16
Replies: 7
Views: 481

Re: TABC Rankings 12/19/16

Big upset in North Texas last night - Olney defeated Petrolia 45-42 in OT. Petrolia took a 17-2 lead after the 1st quarter before Olney trimmed it to 5 at the break. The Pirates would take a seven point lead to the 4th quarter but were outscored 8-1 to go to overtime. The Cubs would outscore the Pi...
by hardrockers
Tue Dec 13, 2016 1:36 pm
Forum: 2A Texas Football
Topic: Texas Concussion Study
Replies: 14
Views: 443

Re: Texas Concussion Study

Ya, their best D-line and O-line kid, I would assume he was just not wanting to play more than anything. Concussions are serious, and they need to gather data, but we need to find a better way to diagnose them other than I got hit hard and now I have a headache. (Not that all trainers will say it is...
by hardrockers
Tue Dec 13, 2016 9:52 am
Forum: 2A Texas Football
Topic: Texas Concussion Study
Replies: 14
Views: 443

Re: Texas Concussion Study

Concussions are so weird. Played from 2nd grade to a year in college, never had one. Coaching now, I've maybe seen 1 the last 2 years, and that one was the week we were going to play a top ranked team, how convenient. If a parent or kid pushes hard enough that they "have a concussion" then...
by hardrockers
Wed Nov 30, 2016 1:41 pm
Forum: Texas Basketball
Topic: TABC Rankings 11/28
Replies: 3
Views: 236

Re: TABC Rankings 11/28

Stamford boys will make their way on to this list pretty soon.
by hardrockers
Sat Nov 19, 2016 4:22 pm
Forum: 2A Texas Football
Topic: Munday Moguls Vs. Muenster Hornets
Replies: 93
Views: 3154

Re: Munday Moguls Vs. Muenster Hornets

I despise the Moguls, but speed kills. 3 dudes can absolutely fly, and will be the reason they have a chance. That and they aren't scared of anyone or anything.
by hardrockers
Fri Nov 18, 2016 10:26 am
Forum: 2A Texas Football
Topic: More Thoughts From Evan Ren - Good Read
Replies: 16
Views: 524

Re: More Thoughts From Evan Ren - Good Read

I still think two teams per district going to the playoffs is plenty. Tell that to the 2007 Windthorst Trojans, Regional Final lost to eventual State Champ Munday LATE in the game, and finished 3rd in District. The 2nd place team from that district, Seymour, Played in the D2 championship game. Ther...
by hardrockers
Wed Nov 09, 2016 9:52 am
Forum: 2A Texas Football
Topic: Troubling - Cheap Shots and Blatant Disregard
Replies: 36
Views: 1484

Re: Troubling - Cheap Shots and Blatant Disregard

I don't complain about missed Judgement calls by officials ever. Holdings (No matter how bad), Pass Interference, all of that good stuff. What I do get furious with them about is ridiculous late hits, and just unnecessary roughness. I have seen it every game this year, a kid getting absolutely destr...
by hardrockers
Fri Oct 28, 2016 7:14 am
Forum: 2A Texas Football
Topic: 2A Instant Classic......(in your mind)??
Replies: 45
Views: 2254

Re: 2A Instant Classic......(in your mind)??

Dropped the year before, if I am not mistaken. Went 4-6 the first year of 1a, then had the good year. Only district win was actually Munday, who was the only district loss the following year. Electra also dropped at the same time as us, Olney didn't drop until 2010? I think. Ya, and I don't know to...
by hardrockers
Thu Oct 27, 2016 1:30 pm
Forum: 2A Texas Football
Topic: 2A Instant Classic......(in your mind)??
Replies: 45
Views: 2254

Re: 2A Instant Classic......(in your mind)??

That's funny, Seymour hadn't been to the playoffs in years before 2007, new coach same kids, turned it around in a flash. Was picked to go 3-7 and miss the playoffs. Made the playoffs, and made it all the way to the state game where, maybe not for an unfortunate QB injury, had a good chance to win ...
by hardrockers
Thu Oct 27, 2016 10:22 am
Forum: 2A Texas Football
Topic: 2A Instant Classic......(in your mind)??
Replies: 45
Views: 2254

Re: 2A Instant Classic......(in your mind)??

2007 Canadian vs Coleman Class 2A Div 2 Regionals. Canadian won a tight game that came down to the end 21-18. 2007 Canadian vs Idalou Class 2A Div 2 Qtr Finals. The was one of the best games I have ever seen. With Canadian leading 21-18 with seconds on the clock Idalou QB completes a pass to his re...
by hardrockers
Wed Oct 26, 2016 8:52 am
Forum: 2A Texas Football
Topic: DIVISION 1 DISTRICT 6
Replies: 116
Views: 3488

Re: DIVISION 1 DISTRICT 6

There's no way anyone can convince me 168 points scored in a game Is good football!!! Never said I would fire anyone. That's putting words in my mouth. I did say good luck getting hired n I stand by that. However this falls HC imo. Great football teams play great defense Compare this crap that the ...
by hardrockers
Wed Oct 26, 2016 8:45 am
Forum: 2A Texas Football
Topic: Bell - Celeste inside the numbers!!
Replies: 14
Views: 635

Re: Bell - Celeste inside the numbers!!

We run the same play - last week the "rec" dropped the ball and it was called correctly an incomplete pass. Then again our QB does in fact catch the ball and then pitches it forward. He is not pushing the incoming snap back to receiver. Yes, if he catches it and pitches it forward, its in...
by hardrockers
Tue Oct 25, 2016 3:15 pm
Forum: 2A Texas Football
Topic: Bell - Celeste inside the numbers!!
Replies: 14
Views: 635

Re: Bell - Celeste inside the numbers!!

Imagine this, so people try to say that their jet sweep is a pass. So, The QB snaps it a little late, then instead of grabbing and tossing the ball, he just pushes it forward instead. The sweeping receiver drops the ball. Is this push of the ball forward now considered a fumble or an incomplete pass...
by hardrockers
Tue Oct 25, 2016 10:29 am
Forum: 2A Texas Football
Topic: Bell - Celeste inside the numbers!!
Replies: 14
Views: 635

Re: Bell - Celeste inside the numbers!!

I don't have the entire film to pass judgement, but it is a little fishy that he threw for 545, when the longest play on his highlights from that game is something around 25, and the rest were under 10.
by hardrockers
Wed Oct 19, 2016 9:56 am
Forum: Texas Baseball
Topic: UIL to implement pitch count for 2016-17 baseball season
Replies: 5
Views: 533

Re: UIL to implement pitch count for 2016-17 baseball season

I don't know many 2A's that do. This rule really hurts 2A baseball. It forces you to make kids pitch that normally would never even throw BP.
by hardrockers
Tue Oct 18, 2016 10:28 am
Forum: Texas Basketball
Topic: 2016 PRESEASON BOYS BASKETBALL RANKINGS
Replies: 8
Views: 410

Re: 2016 PRESEASON BOYS BASKETBALL RANKINGS

As good as i think Clarendon will be, I can't put anyone in that area in the top 25... Shamrock going undefeated last year then getting ousted in the first round pretty much ruins my opinion of that areas basketball. Electra and Petrolia on the other hand are going to be extremely tough outs.
by hardrockers
Tue Oct 18, 2016 9:20 am
Forum: Texas Baseball
Topic: UIL to implement pitch count for 2016-17 baseball season
Replies: 5
Views: 533

Re: UIL to implement pitch count for 2016-17 baseball season

Its official, effective immediately. That could really hurt some 2A schools. Only way to pitch your #1 both games a week is to only pitch him less than 65 pitches both games. We could see a lot higher scoring baseball games this season. Ha.
by hardrockers
Thu Oct 13, 2016 1:14 pm
Forum: 2A Texas Football
Topic: Electra @ Munday
Replies: 20
Views: 913

Re: Electra @ Munday

I fully agree with justwingit and WindthorstFan. Munday vs Windthorst was not a whipping. It was a defensive game by both team; take away Dockin's four big runs and I think you would have seen a one TD game. That's how they've always been though. They don't have methodical drives, they have BIG pla...

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