Author: Karson Lott

Eighth Grade Roughnecks Suffer 40-8 Loss to Redwater

By Karson Lott  The  eight grade Roughnecks suffered a 40-8 loss to the Dragons last night in Redwater. “The boys fought hard in the second half to overcome a 32-0 deficit,” Coach Steve Gillispie said. “The defense worked hard in the second half and held the Dragons to only one touchdown.” Offensively for the ‘Necks, Sam Dusek scored the lone touchdown of the night with time expiring on the last snap of the ballgame. The Roughnecks will travel to Jefferson next Thursday, November 2, for a district contest against the Bulldogs. Game time is set for 5:30...

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Seventh Grade ‘Necks Beat Redwater 22-12

By Karson Lott The Roughnecks pulled out a district win against the Redwater Dragons by a score of 22-12, bringing their season record to 5-2, and their district record to 2-1. Dyllon Heist lead the way with 2 rushing touchdowns (55 and 1 yards) and two 2 point conversions. Dalton Morgan contributed one rushing touchdown (23 yards) for the ‘Necks. “This was a good road win from the perspective of having to overcome several penalties that went against us as well as playing better against an offensive scheme that has given us problem,” Coach Ron Boyett. Offensive Standouts include Running Back Dyllon Heist, Running Back Dalton Morgan, Slot Receiver Noah Carter, Offensive Line (Blake Robertson, Dylan Jones, Gavyn Jones, Caden Tyner, Caleb Scott.) “We continue to play more physical and our tackling continues to get better,” Boyett said.  “Offensively, we sputtered at times but put together a couple of good drives in the first half.  We protected the ball and blocked well for the most part against a physical team.” Defensive Standouts: Inside Linebackers Dyllon Heist and Dalton Morgan, Defensive Tackle Dylon Jones, Defensive Ends Caden Tyner and Blake Robertson. Special Teams Standouts include Kicker Aven Whittington and Hunter Hill. The Roughnecks travel to Jefferson next week for a key district contest against the Bulldogs....

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Seventh Grade Roughnecks Bag the Cardinals 44-26

By Karson Lott  The Roughnecks won their district game against Sabine last Thursday by a score of 44-26, bringing their season record to 4-2 and district record to 1-1. Running Back, Dyllon Heist lead the way for the ‘Necks with three rushing touchdowns (50, 64, 28 yards), one touchdown reception (56 yards) from Quarterback, Grayson Thompson, and three two point conversions. Running Back Dalton Morgan added one rushing touchdown for 19 yards and one two point conversion. Free Safety, Noah Carter made a 70 yard interception return for a touchdown. “Offensively, everyone played their role,” Coach Ron Boyett said....

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Eighth Grade ‘Necks Come Up Short Against Sabine

By Karson Lott The Roughnecks came up short in their game against the Sabine Cardinals last Thursday night by a score of 48-20. For the Roughnecks Gavin Bzdil lead the way with two touchdowns, one rushing and the other after recovering a fumble and taking it to the end zone. Sam Dusek, taking over as Quarterback for injured Landon Anderson, ran for a 65 yard touchdown. “The Roughnecks are working hard this week as they prepare to play the Redwater Dragons on Thursday,” Coach Steve Gillispie said.     Game time is set for 5:30....

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Ladynecks dominate Jefferson in District Contest

By Karson Lott The eighth grade Ladynecks won their district game against the Jefferson Bulldogs in convincing style, 25-6. 25-16.  Lexi Baker lead the way for the Ladynecks with one tip, two kills, four aces, and four assists. Kaylee Wilkinson added one tip, one kill, four aces, and three assists. Madison Balboa contributed three aces and three assists. Ashlyn Eynon and Maleigh Fieldhouser both had two kills. “I think we all worked really well together as a team,” Balboa said. “We did a really good job of encouraging each other and making our serves.” The Ladynecks travel to Beckville...

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