2015

Hull: Seven Coyotes leave mark on Oil Bowl

June 15, 2015 For several recent Wichita Falls High School graduates and three coaches, Saturday night was all about making one last memory. Seven Coyotes were featured on the West Texas All-Star team as part of the 78th Oil Bowl Classic at Memorial Stadium.  It’s hard to imagine another Oil Bowl  team with that many…

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Duncan: Defense rule the day in 78th Oil Bowl

By Zach Duncan June 14, 2015 If you wanted offensive fireworks Saturday night a Memorial Stadium, then the 78th annual Oil Bowl wasn’t for you. If you were hoping to watch guys like Hirschi graduate Cedric Battle juke defenders out of their pads, then you left feeling pretty bummed.

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Cedar Hill trio joining up one last time

Zach Duncan Jun 11, 2015 Darris Harper and Josh Atkinson have competed on football fields together since they were on the same peewee team. They’ll be teammates for the last time Saturday night at the 78th annual Oil Bowl. Then the two Cedar Hill graduates will head off to rival Oklahoma colleges in the Great…

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Oil Bowl players get early taste of life at MSU

Jonathan Hull Jun 10, 2015 For some, the Oil Bowl is one last chance to enjoy the glory of playing high school football. Others treat it as a tuneup to their college football careers. For several players in the 2015 version of the Oil Bowl, this week is an opportunity to gauge what their surroundings…

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East, West clash Saturday in annual Oil Bowl Football Classic

By: Richard Carter Graduation is over and summer is nigh, which can mean only one thing to football fans–it’s time for the 78th annual Maskat Shrine Oil Bowl Football Classic. The game pits the all-stars of East Texas against the best of the West. Proceeds support Shriners Hospitals for Children across the nation.

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Oil Bowl gives Eagles one more chance to fly together

Zach Duncan Jun 9, 2015 DeSoto is regarded as one of the preeminent high school football programs in the state. The Eagles have won 38 games the previous three seasons, advancing to the state semifinals in both 2012 and 2013. If not for Allen having knocked DeSoto from the playoffs in each of the past…

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