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The Alto Yellowjackets (11-2A D1) will host the Troup Tigers (9-3A D2) in the first game of this Covid season. The Jackets are a young group, returning 10 lettermen with 2 offensive and 2 defensive starters. Alto graduated 17 seniors and finished the 2019 season 11-1, while the JV Jackets finished with a 10-0 record. The Mean Sting is picked by Dave Campbell’s Texas Football to win District 11-2A followed by Grapeland, Groveton, and Centerville. Coach Meeks is beginning his third season in Alto. The Troup Tigers return 12 lettermen with 3 offensive and 6 defensive starters. The Tigers finished the 2019 campaign 7-5 overall and 5-2 in district. Texas Football has the Tigers predicted to finish 4th in District 9-3A D2 behind West Rusk, Harmony, and Winona. Interestingly, the Jackets and the Tigers first played in the inaugural year of Alto Football in 1927 (!) with Troup taking the win 48-0. The Tigers lead the series 14-15-2 (or 4?) with the Jackets having won the last 4 out of 6 meetings since 2000. The last time the two met was in 2015 when Alto won 30-7. Who goes 1-0?
We are looking for a few more teams to enter our track meet. We are open to any size school that wants to attend...right now we have teams committed from 2A-5A. We have a new surface on all of our runways and a brand new track. We have 6 sand pits so we are expecting to run this meet off very efficiently. If you are interested please inquire at the information provided below: Shuttlesworth Relays Troup High School March 17, 2016 3 Divisions (JVB, VG, VB) $150 entry fee per division Contact info: Astin Greer [email protected] 903-842-3065 Ext: 2453