Smoaky's News & Notes
U.I.L. Announces Cutoff Numbers
Sunday, 31st August 2014 - 4:42PM
Here's the information for the new cutoff numbers for the upcoming realignment in February. Actual district setups will be announced in February.
U.I.L. Cutoff Numbers .
District 11-6A and 12-6A to play at McLane Stadium
Sunday, 31st August 2014 - 4:41PM
I've confirmed all first round bi-district playoff games between District 11-6A and District 12-6A will be played at Baylor University's McLane Stadium the second weekend in November.
This will include teams from (District 11-6A), Tyler Lee, Rockall, Rowlett, Sacshe, North Garland, Garland, Naaman Forest, and Lakeview Centennial and (District 12-6A), Copperas Cove, Belton, Midway, Killeen High, Killeen Shoemaker, Killeen Ellison and Harker Heights.
Tim Buchanan steps down as HFC at Aledo...
Monday, 4th August 2014 - 4:03PM
Tim Buchanan explains his decision to step away as Head Coach at Aledo and focus full time on AD duties. Tim Buchanan steps down as Head Football Coach at Aledo
Palestine Hires Jay Brown as AD/Football Coach
Monday, 16th June 2014 - 8:01PM
Jay Brown, the defensive line coach at Denton Ryan, is now the new athletic director at head football coach at Palestine High School, "I was born, raised and played in Jacksonville so East Texas is in my blood, being so close in Palestine is very special for me." Brown, who was approved during a Monday school board meeting added, "I feel honored to get back in saddle again as the athletic director and head football coach, especially in East Texas."
Brown, has a deep history in East Texas, including being born, raised and playing in Jacksonville before attending Stephen F. Austin State University. Brown has also been the defensive coordinator at Henderson, a head coach for six years at Texas College and an assistant coach for nine years at New Mexico State, 2-years at his Alma Mater, SFA, and 3-years at Mississippi Valley State.
Brown replaces Lance Angel who is now the athletic director at Bryan I.S.D.
Tyler ISD to recommend AD job to Greg Priest...
Monday, 16th June 2014 - 8:00PM
Baylor University men's golf coach Greg Priest has accepted the job as the new athletic director at Tyler I.S.D. Priest, 43, is familiar with Tyler, having once been the head golf coach at Tyler Junior College. He also has ties to East Texas being a graduate of Mabank High School what was then, East Texas State University, now Texas A&M-Commerce.
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