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2011 3A West Orange-Stark Mustangs Preview – Texas High School Football

Team: West Orange-Stark Mustangs

District: 21-3A

Coach: Cornel Thompson (1st year); First head coaching job

Read about Coach Dan Hooks retiring

Last Years Record: 8-3 overall 5-0 District

2010 Games:
at Nederland (5-6) (W 40-19)
at Friendswood (13-2) (L 34-35)
vs Jasper (2-8) (W 27-6)
at Kirbyville (12-1) (L 14-28)
at *Hamshire-Fannett (1-9) (W 63-0)
vs *Orangefield (7-3) (W 41-14)
at *Bridge City (7-4) (W 28-0)
vs *Silsbee (6-5) (W 36-8)
at *Hardin-Jefferson (2-8) (W 70-0)

Playoffs: Division II Area
vs Liberty (5-6) (W 63-7) Bi-District
vs Brookshire Royal (9-4) (L 21-24) Area

Returning Lettermen: 26

Returning Starters: Offense: 5 Defense: 8

Key Players:
* DB DeCarlos Renfro Honorable Mention All-State (TSWA)
* DB Justin Thomas Honorable Mention All-State (TSWA)
* LB Joe Lynch
* QB JR Jimmy Salter
* RB JR Daniel Woodson
* RB Britton Lindsey

LSG District Ranking: #1 (District 21-3A Champion)

LSG Region Ranking: #3 (Behind state ranked #7 Coldspring-Oakhurst and #1 Tyler Chapel Hill)

LSG State Ranking: #8

Notes:
The Mustangs are always a power in Region III of 3A and this year will be no different. The big change is that their long time head coach Dan Hooks retired. Their defense will be key again led by All-State DB's Renfro and Thomas. Their closest district game was a 41-14 victory over Orangefield last year. WOS has a lot of rival games against schools like Nederland, Jasper, Bridge City and Silsbee.

History:
* History Page Updated
http://www.lonestargridiron.com/2011/04/05/west-orange-stark-will-be-challenged-again/
* 8+ win season 8 of last 9 years
* Last losing season was in 1983 (Only one in the last 34 years)
* All-Time Record vs. Nederland 26-6
* All-Time Record vs. Little Cypress-Mauriceville 24-2
* All-Time Record vs. Bridge City 21-0
* All-Time Record vs. Jasper 18-6
* All-Time Record vs. Port Neches-Groves 17-6
* All-Time Record vs. Vidor 15-7
* All-Time Record vs. Silsbee 15-3
* Formed in 1977 from the merger of West Orange (Chiefs) and Orange Lutcher Stark (Tigers) High Schools
* All Time Record 306-81-3 78.85% 390 games
* All-Time Playoff Record 34-18-1
* Playoff Appearances (22) 1979,1985,1986,1987,1988,1989,1990,1991,1993,1994,1995,1996,1997,1998,2000,2004,2005
2006,2007,2008,2009,2010

Championship History: (4) 2-2
1986 4A - West Orange-Stark 21, McKinney 9
1987 4A - West Orange-Stark 17, Rockwall 7
1988 4A - Paris 31, West Orange-Stark 13
2000 4A Division II - Ennis 38, West Orange-Stark 24

Last 5 year record: 48-10

Last 10 year record: 88-23

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By: Michael Wright
Lone Star Gridiron
www.lonestargridiron.com

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