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by hardrockers
Wed May 09, 2018 9:54 am
Forum: 2A Texas Football
Topic: 2017-2018 COACHING CHANGES
Replies: 176
Views: 10969

Re: 2017-2018 COACHING CHANGES

Why is this guy looking around when they have some of the best athletes around?!!! People are trying to get HC jobs in football and can't and this one has a good one. I just don't understand? :-\ :-\ :-\ :-\ :-\ :-\ I know nothing of his decision, but it's the nature of the coaching business, unfor...
by hardrockers
Wed May 09, 2018 9:51 am
Forum: 2A Texas Football
Topic: 2018 Track & Field
Replies: 54
Views: 2008

Re: 2018 Track & Field

...or thinking their kid is gonna get a scholarship in one of the “big 3” sports, the internet & video games in-door in the AC are all reasons. Most kids these days just flat out don’t want to run in the heat, run until they puke, or give up a Saturday to run track. What do you consider Big 3? ...
by hardrockers
Tue Apr 24, 2018 7:31 am
Forum: 2A Texas Football
Topic: 2017-2018 COACHING CHANGES
Replies: 176
Views: 10969

Re: 2017-2018 COACHING CHANGES

Windthorstfan wrote:Pending board approval the Baird Bears will hire Pampa special teams coordinator Joel Baker as their next HFC/AD.


Wonder if he stays more than 2 years. Hear they are going 6 man probably next alignment.
by hardrockers
Thu Apr 19, 2018 11:27 am
Forum: 2A Texas Football
Topic: Instant Replay
Replies: 8
Views: 180

Re: Instant Replay

Not a fan, especially if in Texas its only going to be in the state game. I don't like making it different.
by hardrockers
Thu Apr 19, 2018 11:26 am
Forum: 2A Texas Football
Topic: 2017-2018 COACHING CHANGES
Replies: 176
Views: 10969

Re: 2017-2018 COACHING CHANGES

So how do the townsfolk feel about the decision? They know coach Smiley is a heck of a good coach, and will do a good job. Some of the townfolk are wandering why supt refuses to listen to the majority? Yes he has a job to do and has to make tough decisions, but first with running off Boles and now ...
by hardrockers
Sun Apr 15, 2018 3:53 pm
Forum: 2A Texas Football
Topic: 2017-2018 COACHING CHANGES
Replies: 176
Views: 10969

Re: 2017-2018 COACHING CHANGES

Sounds like Lindsay had some quality applicants. The Kraut Bowl hasn't been competitive in years, in fact, no team in the county can compete with Muenster. Why not hire the defensive coordinator of a team who shut you out, last year 65-0? Muenster has had stout defenses for years, often with under-...
by hardrockers
Wed Apr 11, 2018 6:59 pm
Forum: 2A Texas Football
Topic: 2017-2018 COACHING CHANGES
Replies: 176
Views: 10969

Re: 2017-2018 COACHING CHANGES

Not 2A but Rocky Smart resigned from Clyde. He left Seymour in 2011 after they advanced to Region Finals falling to district foe Stamford. He also led Nazareth to the Region Finals in 2007. One of my Favorite people on this planet. 41-25 over 6 years at a place not known for winning in Clyde. Also ...
by hardrockers
Wed Apr 11, 2018 3:04 pm
Forum: 2A Texas Football
Topic: 2017-2018 COACHING CHANGES
Replies: 176
Views: 10969

Re: 2017-2018 COACHING CHANGES

Well, did they finalize Lindsay or not???
by hardrockers
Sat Mar 31, 2018 3:18 pm
Forum: 2A Texas Football
Topic: 2017-2018 COACHING CHANGES
Replies: 176
Views: 10969

Re: 2017-2018 COACHING CHANGES

GreezyChef wrote:
hardrockers wrote:I've heard rumblings of a "recent" power coming open. I'll wait until its official to say what, but I think it will surprise a lot of people.



Please enlighten?


He's got at least 2 rings, and at least 2 Division 1 kids the last 10-11 years. It's not 100% yet still,but I'm expecting it.
by hardrockers
Sat Mar 31, 2018 3:17 pm
Forum: 2A Texas Football
Topic: 2017-2018 COACHING CHANGES
Replies: 176
Views: 10969

Re: 2017-2018 COACHING CHANGES

Just saw this in a tweet from Matt Stepp .@BrenhamISD has announced its "lone finalist" for head football coach and athletic director position: Stratford HC and Athletic Coordinator Eliot Allen. Allen will be recommended for hire Monday, April 2. @texashsfootball @Matt_Stepp817 #txhsfb Ho...
by hardrockers
Fri Mar 23, 2018 8:47 am
Forum: 2A Texas Football
Topic: 2017-2018 COACHING CHANGES
Replies: 176
Views: 10969

Re: 2017-2018 COACHING CHANGES

I've heard rumblings of a "recent" power coming open. I'll wait until its official to say what, but I think it will surprise a lot of people.
by hardrockers
Tue Mar 20, 2018 8:57 am
Forum: 2A Texas Football
Topic: 2017-2018 COACHING CHANGES
Replies: 176
Views: 10969

Re: 2017-2018 COACHING CHANGES

Mason does it differently. Most play JV (3/4) then Varsity (5/6) youth football. Everyone plays in 7 and 8, but there are starters and kids that play more. They are not, however, the early developers- they are the kids that work the hardest and show their Puncher Pride by listening and learning. We...
by hardrockers
Fri Mar 16, 2018 11:55 am
Forum: 2A Texas Football
Topic: 2017-2018 COACHING CHANGES
Replies: 176
Views: 10969

Re: 2017-2018 COACHING CHANGES

Success begets success... I think how you treat kids also impacts if they stick with it or fall to the wayside and pick up tiddlywinks! Kids want to play and if they aren't given a chance in junior high/JV to get into the game what gives them the drive to stick with the game in all they are going t...
by hardrockers
Fri Mar 16, 2018 11:54 am
Forum: 2A Texas Football
Topic: 2017-2018 COACHING CHANGES
Replies: 176
Views: 10969

Re: 2017-2018 COACHING CHANGES

Goodknight wrote:Good man going to Miles. He will be missed at Lindsay.

http://www.gainesvilleregister.com/spor ... 6ad00.html



Hows the future in Lindsay? I've heard it looks REALLY good.
by hardrockers
Mon Mar 05, 2018 11:17 am
Forum: 2A Texas Football
Topic: 2017-2018 COACHING CHANGES
Replies: 176
Views: 10969

Re: 2017-2018 COACHING CHANGES

Bruni hired Odell James Sundown hired Hale Center HC Adam Cummings Hale Center now open Floydada is open as Todd Bundy steps down will retain AD position. Runge hires Cameron Yoe OC Abe Vargas Shelbyville hires Shepherd OC David Benbow Floydada probably keeping themselves from getting better applic...
by hardrockers
Mon Mar 05, 2018 11:15 am
Forum: 2A Texas Football
Topic: James Washington/Ex Stamford Bulldog
Replies: 5
Views: 421

Re: James Washington/Ex Stamford Bulldog

Thats the EXACT scouting report I would report on him. Wins with deceptive speed, if he gets better at route running, could be really good.
by hardrockers
Tue Feb 20, 2018 1:51 pm
Forum: 2A Texas Football
Topic: 2017-2018 COACHING CHANGES
Replies: 176
Views: 10969

Re: 2017-2018 COACHING CHANGES

I wish Coach Garvin the best. The town of Quanah is raging right now over the fact that their hometown guy didn't get it.
by hardrockers
Sun Feb 11, 2018 9:46 am
Forum: 2A Texas Football
Topic: 2017-2018 COACHING CHANGES
Replies: 176
Views: 10969

Re: 2017-2018 COACHING CHANGES

What do we know about Sundown candidate wise?
by hardrockers
Fri Feb 09, 2018 10:17 am
Forum: 2A Texas Football
Topic: Applying for AD/Head Football Jobs
Replies: 19
Views: 1058

Re: Applying for AD/Head Football Jobs

If I didn't have to deal with parents on a daily basis, my job would be freaking awesome. They are the only thing that makes me question my decision. Even with kids getting lazier by the day. The best example I ever saw was one of my old teacher/coaches who told a parent to his face, in front of a ...
by hardrockers
Fri Feb 09, 2018 9:01 am
Forum: 2A Texas Football
Topic: Applying for AD/Head Football Jobs
Replies: 19
Views: 1058

Re: Applying for AD/Head Football Jobs

When I chose to go into education, I was a Mechanical Engineering Major, I saw engineers having a hard time getting a job at the time and I just wanted job security. Yes, as a coach I may have to move semi-often, but I will always be able to find a job. Even if its just as a teacher. I don't think t...
by hardrockers
Thu Feb 08, 2018 11:03 am
Forum: 2A Texas Football
Topic: Applying for AD/Head Football Jobs
Replies: 19
Views: 1058

Re: Applying for AD/Head Football Jobs

I'm not saying the people of Windthorst don't complain about the coaches to our board members!!! I've heard they get an earful, they are just barking up the wrong tree!!! Oh everyone complains, but the school board staying out of it is the right decision. And supts that don't talk to the general pu...
by hardrockers
Thu Feb 08, 2018 9:11 am
Forum: 2A Texas Football
Topic: 2017-2018 COACHING CHANGES
Replies: 176
Views: 10969

Re: 2017-2018 COACHING CHANGES

The school board approved of it on Monday and as of this morning, the Brownwood AD job is posted on the THSCA website. I read an article in which Maxfield eluded to the fact that not everybody is going to like the way you coach, but there was no pressure from school board for him to resign. Profess...
by hardrockers
Thu Feb 08, 2018 9:08 am
Forum: 2A Texas Football
Topic: Applying for AD/Head Football Jobs
Replies: 19
Views: 1058

Re: Applying for AD/Head Football Jobs

My board member friends tell me they hire the superintendent. The superintendent hires the AD. The AD hires/fires all the other coaches. They just approve the contracts!!! I've also heard that whenever there is a vote and if there happens to be a split it's always recorded as unanimous in the major...
by hardrockers
Tue Feb 06, 2018 9:18 am
Forum: 2A Texas Football
Topic: Applying for AD/Head Football Jobs
Replies: 19
Views: 1058

Re: Applying for AD/Head Football Jobs

Most send a portfolio, resume, and references.

But if you don't have an in at 99% of schools, you aren't getting an interview even. Its who you know, not what you know.
by hardrockers
Mon Feb 05, 2018 6:52 pm
Forum: 2A Texas Football
Topic: 2017-2018 COACHING CHANGES
Replies: 176
Views: 10969

Re: 2017-2018 COACHING CHANGES

Maxfield was a huge name a few years ago when he was at Shallowater. I was a bit surprised when I heard that he took the job in Bangs, but then again, Brownwood did get terrible end of the deal with realignment and anything is better for Bangs. I bet he's going to be taking a big pay cut but he'll ...
by hardrockers
Fri Feb 02, 2018 4:24 pm
Forum: 2A Texas Football
Topic: RENOVATION OF JOHN KASSEN STADIUM
Replies: 42
Views: 1928

Re: RENOVATION OF JOHN KASSEN STADIUM

Nice. Been waiting for you guys to do this.
by hardrockers
Fri Feb 02, 2018 4:23 pm
Forum: 2A Texas Football
Topic: Chico Open
Replies: 18
Views: 1240

Re: Chico Open

jimmyjohnson wrote:So what’s the scoop here after realignment came out? When will they hire. Do they have athletes coming back?


They will be picked 4th in a 5 team district. You get Olney....
by hardrockers
Fri Feb 02, 2018 7:58 am
Forum: 2A Texas Football
Topic: Realignment
Replies: 65
Views: 2803

Re: Realignment

Wall D1 12-1 (3rd round)
JC - D2 6-5 (bi-district)
Sonora - D2 12-1 (3rd round)
Jim Ned - D1 9-3 (area round)
Comanche - D1 13-1 (quarter-finals)


Comanche will be way down compared to the last 2 years. Jim Ned will be meh, Wall will make you cry a little. LOL.
by hardrockers
Tue Jan 30, 2018 11:24 am
Forum: 2A Texas Football
Topic: Chico Open
Replies: 18
Views: 1240

Re: Chico Open

ounty growing?? They went from 198 students in 2016-18 to 163 students in 2018-2020. With that growth rate they could be a Div II school in the next alignment if you are will to take your lumps for 2 years against Valley View, Lindsay and O That is just what the job posting says. Bridgeport has sai...
by hardrockers
Mon Jan 29, 2018 9:34 am
Forum: 2A Texas Football
Topic: 2017-2018 COACHING CHANGES
Replies: 176
Views: 10969

Re: 2017-2018 COACHING CHANGES

BREAKING: pending board approval Weimar hires Texas City DC Ryan McIver as HFC/AD #txhsfb @dctf

BREAKING: pending board approval Ganado will hire Bay City OC Brent Bennett as HFC/AD #txhsfb @dctf
by hardrockers
Mon Jan 29, 2018 9:27 am
Forum: 2A Texas Football
Topic: Ganado???
Replies: 123
Views: 5347

Re: Ganado???

BREAKING: pending board approval Ganado will hire Bay City OC Brent Bennett as HFC/AD #txhsfb @dctf
by hardrockers
Mon Jan 29, 2018 8:46 am
Forum: 2A Texas Football
Topic: Chico Open
Replies: 18
Views: 1240

Re: Chico Open

Coaching ain't easy. Perhaps there are times when a coach realizes that he just can't change the culture. They won 4 games this year. Those team were a combined 3-27. He believed he had the second best team in the district but wasn't competitive against the 2nd place team (12-55). Then to top it of...
by hardrockers
Fri Jan 26, 2018 12:54 pm
Forum: 2A Texas Football
Topic: Chico Open
Replies: 18
Views: 1240

Re: Chico Open

Wilson had been there 3 years.
by hardrockers
Fri Jan 26, 2018 7:52 am
Forum: 2A Texas Football
Topic: 2017-2018 COACHING CHANGES
Replies: 176
Views: 10969

Re: 2017-2018 COACHING CHANGES

PurplePunch wrote:Any bigger schools looking at 2A coaches? Monahans?


I would assume some have applied. Hard not to for a job like that one.
by hardrockers
Wed Jan 24, 2018 12:57 pm
Forum: 2A Texas Football
Topic: 2A Division 1 Map 2018-2020
Replies: 64
Views: 2719

Re: 2A Division 1 Map 2018-2020

I think you took that the wrong way if you thought I was "jumping" YOU for it. It was more of a "man, I really hope that doesn't happen!". NOTHING will surprise me when it comes to this kind of thing. I understand!! Was just jerking your chain...With these division alignments th...
by hardrockers
Tue Jan 23, 2018 9:08 pm
Forum: 2A Texas Football
Topic: Itasca WampusCats
Replies: 16
Views: 956

Re: Itasca WampusCats

Itasca has promoted basketball coach Clinton Wallace to AD/HFC, he will also remain as the boys basketball coach per Matt Stepp tweet That is so much work. That guy will die of a stroke if he does that very long. Seriously, with AD duties on top of being HFC and Head Basketball coach, that guy will...
by hardrockers
Tue Jan 23, 2018 10:49 am
Forum: 2A Texas Football
Topic: 2A Division 1 Map 2018-2020
Replies: 64
Views: 2719

Re: 2A Division 1 Map 2018-2020

I like Stepps mocks. At every level I think they look the most realistic, but still never know.
by hardrockers
Thu Jan 18, 2018 12:57 pm
Forum: 2A Texas Football
Topic: 2A Division 1 Map 2018-2020
Replies: 64
Views: 2719

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: 176
Views: 10969

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: 176
Views: 10969

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: 123
Views: 5347

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: 2498

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: 64
Views: 2719

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: 176
Views: 10969

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: 1205

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: 176
Views: 10969

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: 176
Views: 10969

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: 1407

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: 1201

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: 1201

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.

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