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2012 LSG Team Preview — Northside Clark Cougars

2012 LSG Texas High School Football Team Preview — Northside Clark Cougars

Team: Northside Clark Cougars (27-5A)

Team Site: Go Cougars!!

Colors: Black/Silver/White

1st varsity season: 1978

Stadium: Gustafson Northside Stadium (Year Opened: 1994)

Enrollment: 2,721.5 -- 4th largest in the district out of 9 schools

2012 Schedule:
@ San Antonio Churchill
San Antonio Alamo Heights
@ Northside O'Connor **
Northside Stevens **
@ Northside Taft **
Northside Brandeis **
@ Northside Jay **
Northside Marshall **
@ Northside Holmes **
Northside Warren **

Coach: Steve McGhee (2 years) 8-12 (#4 in all-time wins at Northside Clark); 8-12 all-time coaching record

Returning Lettermen: 12

Returning Starters: Offense: 4 Defense: 3

Key Players:
* QB Chase Jones
* WR Presley Miller
* TE Alex Balfour
* RB Brandon Valle
* RB SOPH William Young
* OL william DeHart
* LB Colton Magaro
* DL Justin Rost
* RB Oscar Gorena

2011 JV Record: 4-6

Notes:
Have now had back to back 4-6 seasons. Before that, they had 26 winning seasons in the previous 32 years

  • Mike Says: The Cougars have only 12 lettermen coming back this season. They have now missed out on the playoffs for 2 straight seasons and they may not make it again this year. Look for the to go 4-6 or 5-5 in the regular season and come in 5th or 6th in the district. Only 1 or 2 more wins gets them into the playoffs.
  • Chris Says: It is still going to take me a couple more years before I stop referring to Northside Clark as San Antonio Clark - old habits are hard to break.  Another habit that is hard to break is losing and that is what the Clark Cougars have been doing.  I would love to say that this is the year that it turns back to their old winning ways, but they just graduated so much experience.  Sure, they could surprise everyone and be a lot better than expected, but it is unlikely.  A playoff run looks like another season away.

Last Years Record: 4-6 overall 4-4 District

2011 Games:
vs San Antonio Churchill (6-6) (L 14-38)
at San Antonio Alamo Heights (8-4) (L 17-24)
at San Antonio Taft (1-9)* (W 48-13)
vs San Antonio Marshall (1-9)* (W 33-14)
at San Antonio Brandeis (10-2)* (L 20-34)
vs San Antonio John Jay (4-6)* (L 38-45)
at San Antonio Warren (11-2)* (L 13-30)
vs San Antonio Stevens (6-5)* (W 31-21)
at San Antonio Holmes (4-6)* (W 24-7)
vs San Antonio O'Connor (7-5)* (L 8-31)

Playoffs: No Playoffs

History:
* Team Site
* "Gucci Bowl" vs. San Antonio Churchill
* All-Time Record: 264-116-5 69.22% 385 games
* Playoff Appearances (22) 1982,1983,1984,1985,1986,1987,1988,1989,1990,1991,1993,1994,1995
1996,1998,2001,2002,2004,2005,2007,2008,2009

Championship History: No Championship Games

Last 5 year record: 40-20

Last 10 year record: 74-42

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