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Moro, who died in Januarywon a record 13 state championships /9476.txt Blue Ridge and owns the career record for wins with One of his best players was quarterback Tyler Wilson. And, if you’re lucky, you might mix in a pretty amazing high school football team.
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Built in for Brownsville ISD football teams, it seats 10, and often is near capacity, especially for local rivalry games. Before the season, BISD added the largest video scoreboard in South Texas, which only adds to the gameday experience in the Valley. If that were all that made the stadium unique, it might still make this list. Instead, what makes it drop-dead gorgeous is the view from the city side of the field, looking back at El Paso High School, which looms over the field like a snapshot of a bygone era.
What did we miss? What are your must-see Texas high school football stadiums? Let us know on Facebook and on Twitter! This article is available to our Digital Subscribers. Click “Subscribe Now” to see a list of subscription offers. At every level. Recently, the coaching stability has been an issue. Hopefully, that gets back on solid ground. Peterman resigned after the season, and the program is now on its third coach in three seasons. Bottom line: Coach Reginald Samples has re-established a winning culture at Duncansville since taking over the program in and came close to wining everything in , the school’s first win season.
Over the years, the school has produced some top-level talent, including defensive back Ray Crockett, who was one of the more underrated defensive players in the NFL in the s and won two Super Bowls with the Denver Broncos. Recruited and coached a lot of Longview kids.
Very disciplined, very focused. Bottom line: Longview ended an year state title drought in , with quarterback Haynes King, son of head coach John King, earning Offensive MVP in the championship.
All-time greats: QB G. Consider how small of a community that is and that head coach Jeff Traylor had them in five state championship games in a year span and won three. Quarterback G. Bottom line: The Tongan community found roots in the Euless community decades ago, and the town has reaped the benefits. The Jenks High Trojans have 12 state titles to their name, a success the coach largely attributes to the community support the program receives.
That support is on full display every year at the annual Backyard Bowl against rival Union. The game now brings in 40, fans from the two schools, with each side painting their faces and screaming their lungs out. But such is the passion this town has for its team.
At least no one can argue with the results: three straight championships from to and continued dominance as one of the area powerhouses. Hampton, Va. The Crabbers have brought home 17 division titles, the most in the state, and two national titles on their way to winning more than games.
And the town is fully behind them. Thousands of them can be found in Darling Stadium when the Crabbers are chasing down another title. The argument for the greatest high school football coach in New Hampshire history begins and ends with legendary Plymouth Regional High head coach Chuck Lenahan. Perhaps the greatest single season in Plymouth history belongs to running back Garrett Macomber in , when he rushed for 2, yards and 26 touchdowns on the way to a state title. State championships: 14 , , , , , , , , , Legendary Robbinsville High coach Bob Colvin still holds the state record with 11 state championships, including five straight from to and 12 state titles from to One interesting fact about Robbinsville: Besides its staggering success in high school football, the famous “dam scene” in the movie “The Fugitive” starring Harrison Ford and Tommy Lee Jones where Ford jumps was filmed at nearby Cheoah Dam.
Notable players: Randy St. Stone won a state title in his first season in , then won four straight from to and three straight from to Hartford has been home to five Gatorade Player of the Year winners, including three in the last decade.
State championships: 21 , , , , , , , , , , , , , Former Marshwood High head coach Rod Wotton led the team to six consecutive state titles from to as Marshwood won eight state titles in the s. The s were almost as good — seven state titles and a streak of four straight from to Current coach Alex Rotsko has brought back the glory years, with four state titles in nine seasons.
Rotsko’s teams have gone from to 19 with two state titles. West Central has 12 state championships, but it’s long been thought that their team put together one of the greatest seasons in South Dakota prep football history.
That year’s team, with head coach Jim Uttecht and defensive coordinator Kent Mueller, who would eventually take over for Uttecht, went with seven shutouts, including all four postseason games. In all, the defense gave up over eight points just once, in a season-opening win over McCook Central. Jim Unruh coached Carthage High School, which eventually became Illini West, for 25 years, making it to 10 state championship games and winning six titles in that stretch.
Unruh retired after winning his last state title in while going Delmar head coach David Hearn has led the program for three decades and won five state championships. He’s also led the Wildcats to state runner-up finishes twice, in and Hearn and Delmar’s greatest success story as a player is tight end Alex Ellis, who played for the University of Tennessee and has been in the NFL since Willey Allred has won eight state titles as Royal High’s coach, including an unexpected season on the way to a championship in , the Knights’ fourth title in five years.
He’s also led Royal to state runner-up finishes twice, in and Few players in Washington history can compare to former Royal running back Jeff Jack, the two-time Class 1A Player of the Year, who is still in the state top 10 for career touchdowns, scoring and PATs.
State championships: 15 , , , , , , , , , , , The legacy of legendary Blue Ridge head coach Paul Moro stands up against the best high school football coaches in the history of the game. Moro, who died in January , won a record 13 state championships at Blue Ridge and owns the career record for wins with Maryland isn’t really a state that lends itself to small-town football success because of its congested population centers, but Urbana High found a way.
Ahead of its time, legendary head coach Dave Carrutthers led Urbana to four consecutive state championships from to with an air attack led by quarterback Zack Mills, who threw for almost 6, yards in his career and 2, yards in , the first year of Urbana’s title run. Running back Raekwon Gray is still among the state’s career leaders with 5, rushing yards. State championships: 17 , , , , , , , , , , , , Eunice High School’s tradition of winning state titles dates back to the s, and the Cardinals have won a championship in every decade since, with the exception of the s.
In a testament to the talent coming out of Eunice, those titles have been won under the leadership of eight different coaches, including five consecutive state titles from to Quarterback Mason Caperton ended his career in as one of the greatest signal-callers in state history and racked up 51 touchdown passes in his final season.
How much do sports mean at Gate City High? Just look up the address of the school. It’s located at Harry Fry Drive, the street named after the school’s legendary football coach. Gate City’s great tradition of coaching hopes to continue under new coach Jeremy Houseright, the son of former coach Bill Houseright.
Bill Houseright led the Blue Devils to a state championship in , and two of his sons, Jake and Billy, both went on to play for Virginia Tech. State championships: 12 , , , , , , , , Mayfield High School has won 12 state titles and finished as state runner-up 11 times, including three consecutive losses in the title game from to On top of that, the Cardinals haven’t had a losing season since Mayfield won back-to-back titles in the s, won two titles in the s, then won four state titles in the s, including four straight from to Mayfield’s winning percentage over the last decade matches up with anyone in the nation, and they haven’t lost more than two games in a season since State championships: 22 , , , , , , , , , ,
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The correct answer is not listed anyway. Last edited by Super B ; , PM. I know here in Lampasas, they roll the streets up every Friday night during football season.
Winning or not. Now that is a great football town. Blue Mountain State. Likes Most small towns in Texas is correct answer, I voted other. Likes 9. Originally posted by trojannation View Post. Straight up homer pick. But I also agree about small town Texas. There’s a lot of towns out there that are in the running to be the “best”. Likes 2. Small towns not on this list. Likes 3. Likes 4. Valdosta, Ga. Ten thousand strong turnout for the football game against Lowndes High each year, and the average crowd is 7, Florida is always mentioned along with Texas and California as one of the most high school football-crazy states in the Union, and Belle Glade is a football town to its core.
Kids with little else to do in this tight-knit, low-income community make football their sole pastime and potentially a way to a better life. No fewer than 27 NFL pros, including Santonio Holmes, James Lee, and Fred Taylor were once Glades Central Raiders, and many of them return to assist the town when they have hit the big time, proving that for Belle Glade, football is more than just a game. Jenks, Okla. Take one step into the university-quality Robert L.
The Jenks High Trojans have 12 state titles to their name, a success the coach largely attributes to the community support the program receives. That support is on full display every year at the annual Backyard Bowl against rival Union.
The game now brings in 40, fans from the two schools, with each side painting their faces and screaming their lungs out. But such is the passion this town has for its team. At least no one can argue with the results: three straight championships from to and continued dominance as one of the area powerhouses. State titles: 12 , , , , , , , , , , , Pius X had one of the best quarterback prospects in the country in the Class of with Grant Gunnel.
Bottom line: You read that state title number right. That’s 12, including titles in four decades. Not too shabby. What an atmosphere. Bottom line: Even small town in Texas do big things.
Carthage has a population under 7,, but this program knows how to close. Bottom line: In Texas, public and private schools do not compete against each other for state titles. Major college recruiters flock to this place. He led the team to three state titles and one state runner-up in 14 seasons before making the leap to college.
This is a terrific small-town program. Bottom line: This football program has been dominant over the last decade, racking up seven state titles and one state runner-up loss.
One parent from an opposing team filed bullying charges with the school district following a loss to Aledo in Just a Division I football factory. The last two of those have come in overtime, in against Euless Trinity and against North Shore. Bottom line: “North Shore vs. A little bit of praise for former Katy quarterback Bo Levi Mitchell, who led his team to an undefeated season and state title in