Player of the week: EJ Ezar, Rudder
Football season is heating up for every team in the Brazos Valley, but for Bryan, the stakes will get even higher on Friday.
HOUSTON — Despite a late safety, Brenham hung on to beat Houston Heights 42-38 on Saturday in a nondistrict football game at Delmar Stadium.
NEW WAVERLY — Leon scored a pair of touchdowns and shut out New Waverly in the second half, but the Bulldogs held on for a 23-20 win over the Cougars on Friday.
TYLER — Allen Academy beat Tyler East Texas Christian Academy 65-20 in a nondistrict football game Friday night.
Calvert lost a nondistrict road game 36-20 to Bastrop Tribe Consolidated on Friday night.
Dime Box improved to 3-0 in its first-ever season of football with a 59-54 road win over Texas Hill Country Christian on Friday night.
Update 4 p.m.: The poll is officially closed.
For College Station junior running back Roderick Brown, everything is a team effort — even his own 100-yard performance Friday against Huntsville.
NAVASOTA — Rudder football coach Eric Ezar often says the Ranger offense can score points quickly, but what his team did Friday night took even him aback.
MADISONVILLE — No Kyle Cunningham? No problem for Caldwell.
ANDERSON — Gutsy calls paid off for the Anderson-Shiro football team in the Owls’ 26-0 win over rival Iola on Friday night at Owl Stadium.
FRANKLIN — Franklin’s slot-T offense is known more for eating up yards and clock than quickly getting down field, but the Lions proved they can do both on Friday night.
LEXINGTON — Rockdale scored the first three touchdowns and rolled to a 45-13 nondistrict victory over the Lexington Eagles on Friday night.
Snook beat Waco Texas Wind 60-12 in its homecoming game Friday night at Allen Academy’s Baker Field. It was the first win of head coach Boone Patterson’s tenure with the Bluejays.
CAMERON — Cameron’s quarterbacks completed all 13 passes on Friday the 13th to lead the Yoemen to a 68-34 romp over the Gatesville Hornets.
HEARNE – The Cornerstone Christian Warriors from San Antonio remained unbeaten with a 51-7 nondistrict victory over Hearne on Friday. Hearne dropped to 1-2.
NORMANGEE – Normangee grabbed a 37-12 nondistrict victory over the Lovelady Lions in a battle of 0-2 teams that gave Panther first-year coach Keith Sitton his first victory.
CENTERVILLE — The Centerville football team picked up its first victory of the season as freshman Paxton Hancock rushed for 151 yards and a touchdown in a 22-13 win over Trinity in nondistrict play Friday night.
MILANO – Class 2A-Division II’s 10th-ranked Bremond Tigers defeated the Milano Eagles 44-6 in nondistrict Friday night.
BURTON — The Shiner Comanches used a balanced attack to power their way to a 49-0 nondistrict victory over the Burton Panthers in a matchup of Top 10 teams Friday night.
HOUSTON — Brazos Christian senior Bryce Steel threw for the game’s first five touchdowns as the Eagles rolled to a 54-0 nondistrict victory over the KIPP Houston Kerberos on Friday night.
Huntsville Alpha Omega Academy defeated BVCHEA 44-6 on Friday.
The Madisonville seventh grade football team beat Caldwell 32-0 on Thursday.
The Madisonville eighth grade football team beat Caldwell 40-0 on Thursday.
College Station Middle School won three of four football games against A&M Consolidated Middle School this week.
It’s going to be a great Saturday night for a couple Lamar Cardinals as they return home to play Texas A&M.
Like many Texans, College Station center Hayden Goodlett fell in love with football because of the Friday night lights.
With two weeks of high school football under our belts, teams are starting to round into form and either affirm or buck their preseason expectations.
Today’s Bible verse for the 24-mammal Prognosticator Panel comes from Beautiful Savior Lutheran pastor Caleb Schoeneck.
The College Station JV Black team fell to Huntsville 41-14 on Thursday.
Anthony Trevino ran for three touchdowns, and the College Station Freshman Purple team shut out Brenham 56-0 on Thursday.
The College Station Freshman Black team blanked Huntsville 49-0 on Thursday.
The A&M Consolidated JV White team shut out Rockdale JV 36-0 on Thursday.
Anderson-Shiro running back and cornerback Zacarrius Haynes was named the Class 3A Built Ford Tough Texas High School Football Player of the Week for Week 2.
Here are the statistics for the Brazos Valley football leaders after Week 2; coaches or statisticians have until 5 p.m. Wednesday to send season totals via email to sports@theeagle:
Nickolaus Victoria ran for two touchdowns, and Quin’Terrious Taylor and Creed Pierce each ran for one to help lead the Bryan freshman Silver football team past Rudder 24-0 on Wednesday.
A roundup of this week's high school football games.
Eagle sports writers Maria McIlwain and Jeff Perkins discuss their takeaways from the Crosstown Showdown, Rudder's comeback win over Elgin as well as several area games from Week 2 and share their thoughts on what we can expect from Week 3.
As one of Rudder’s top returning wide receivers, Keithron Lee knew he would have to connect with EJ Ezar, the quarterback who was new to the school after his father, Eric Ezar, took the Rangers’ head coaching job.
Rockdale head coach Jeff Miller didn’t think he’d be with the Tigers for this long. But as he celebrated his 100th career win at Rockdale, he felt right at home.
Player of the week: Zacarrius Haynes, Anderson-Shiro
A roundup of results, news and photos for week two of high school football in the Brazos Valley.
Update 4 p.m.: The poll is officially closed. You can view this week's player of the week and honor roll here.
Quarterback Trace Brightwell had seven total touchdowns, and St. Joseph routed Temple Holy Trinity 55-6 on Friday in a game that was ended at halftime.
Allen Academy quarterback Brandon Boyd threw for two touchdowns and ran in two more, helping the Rams to a 46-0 win over McDade in nondistrict action Friday.
The Navasota Rattlers football team hosted the Sealy Tigers Friday night.
Photos from the football game between Bryan and A&M Consolidated at Merrill Green Stadium on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019.
LEON – Anderson-Shiro senior Zacarrius Haynes ran wild, and the Owls beat Leon 40-21 in nondistrict play Friday night.