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Everything posted by touchdownlsu

  1. That being said, does any team around own the head to head with Carthage? They have pretty much dominated this area along with the entire state.
  2. I hate one game series. It only says who’s got the one best pitcher and sometimes not necessarily the best overall team.
  3. The only year I think they had more talent was 2016. Still “Carthage” got it done. They had Ingram. They had a few years where the talent was good but still had to go through Carthage. Here we go again, how many other teams can say the same thing? Very few. La Vega, Argyle, Liberty Hill, El Campo etc. Henderson has had their fair share of talent throughout my 40 years of following just like the last few. I’m not disagreeing with the fact that it was time for a change but I don’t think this change will work out. Only time will tell.
  4. He made it to the 4th round 3 times! That’s success! No other coach from here or Carthage has done that except Surratt. Decent? Really?
  5. Nothing wrong with Castles coaching. There are some people here upset but that’s everywhere you go. The only people that will ever see it the way it is are the ones not involved in the program. I was told years ago that being a coach was very difficult. When you hire on, 1/3 wants you another 1/3 doesn’t and the other 1/3 doesn’t care. As time goes on, the numbers grow in the don’t want you section whether it be from not winning or just from parents not being satisfied with their kids playing time. Coaches like Phil will move on and certainly have success wherever he goes. It’s tough for his f
  6. It really doesn’t matter who they bring in for a while! From what I’ve seen, there are no Jimmys or Joes on the roster for a few years.
  7. This is going to get ugly! It’s already ugly the way it’s being handled. Lots of kids and families being affected here. I think it’s about time for Henderson to take their school back.
  8. Small town newspapers are as useful as cable TV.
  9. I don't think they are planning on going back down to White Oaks level! You are a SH troll!
  10. 12JEFF You are absolutely correct. Carthage has a special thing going over there right now, and other than them, Henderson has been the 2nd best team several years in a row. Its easy to blame it on the coaches here but really look at what they have done in the past few years. No one in the state can match what Carthage has done and very few can match what Henderson has done. FACT!
  11. Have you seen West Rusk's roster? They have a hand full of freshman starters! This theory can work both ways.
  12. From what I could tell, against Harmony I saw 4 freshman on defense for a lot of the game.
  13. Gotcha! Honestly I wish that wasn't an option. These schools that are prospering are all benefitting from move ins. We all know who they are. I think there needs to be more penalty time when they move around and also stricter guidelines to qualify to transfer. All reality, winning championships with non home grown kids is not proving much. This football in Texas high school is about like select baseball.
  14. The Kilgore kid has been there for several years. His mom has been an employee for a while. Its more like his dad came down to coach. As far as Henderson kids go, West Rusk school district goes all the way to the west side of the city limits of Henderson. Those kids have been going back and forth for years.
  15. Last Year was last year! This year is a whole different story. Henderson hasn't proved that they are worthy at all. Nor has many schools yet this early in the year. I hope Center plays them tough and Center has a good year. I don't think anyone on here but you have downplayed any other teams. Stick to pulling for Center and Gladewater and not putting other teams down, especially when you don't know the facts.
  16. Also Gladewater was a 4a team until the early 80s and when they dropped, they had had some success in 3a for several years. It always makes it better with being in the larger enrollment side of your classification!
  17. That is true to a point! The only team that was 4a that had not dropped then was Kilgore. Carthage, Chapel Hill, Palestine and Henderson were all down. So my point is, they did drop but we were all still playing the same teams. The difference was we lost the metroplex teams such as Highland Park, Ennis, Waxahachie etc. Henderson hasn't been king of anything ever and Gladewater has never owned Henderson either.
  18. I think most of the Henderson posters were embarrassed to be associated with the jailbird!
  19. I love the lions being the underdogs! Just like last year, no respect. Bring it on PG!
  20. Its still a better value than going natural. To keep a grass field up and ready you have to figure up labor hours, chemicals, water, paint, equipment etc.. Then depending on mother nature is another issue. It just takes one rainy day to completely destroy the field. Artificial fields can be used rain, sleet or shine by everyone all year and not be bothered at all. Its very beneficial to the communities also. the little kids get to play there on Saturdays too.
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