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Gucci Bowl Taco Shack Bowl & Other Rivalry Games & Milestones

Texas high school football milestones

Are you ready for some football? I am and have a list of rivalry games and milestones for this week.

Seminole head coach Chris Burtch could be to be all-time winningest coach at Seminole High School: Burtch is 60-45, with the opening game against Merkel he will look to pass the man he replaced in 2003 Army Salinas. It took Salinas 12 years to compile his 60-70-2 record while Burtch only took 8 years to get his 60 wins. Burtch also has the highest winning percentage in Seminole history at .571.

Red Oak head coach Mike Shields could be all-time winningest coach at Red Oak High School: Shields is 40-28, with his opening game against Wylie East Shields will look to pass Gaines Wolaver (1967-1975) who is 40-49-1. Shields only has 2 losing seasons and helped Red Oak break the 12 losing seasons they had in 13 years (1994-2006) with a 10-3 record in 2007.

One of my favorite rivalries is the East Texas Clash between Tyler John Tyler and Lufkin which is always a blast. I cannot believe that one did not make our game of the week list. Tyler has an all-time edge of 35-28-3 including 1-1 playoffs all-time vs. the Panthers. Lufkin has won 2 of the last 3 though but the Lions won last year 35-21.

Throw in the "Gucci Bowl" between Northside Clark & San Antonio Churchill along with the "Taco Shack Bowl" that features Austin Anderson vs. Austin McCallum and the "Clash Of The Causeway" between La Marque & Galveston Ball ​you have a great start to the season.

On the milestone side, Shiner is going for their 425th all-time win during their 700th all-time game this week against the Cobras from Vanderbilt Industrial. The Comanches are 1-2 vs. the Cobras over the last 3 seasons but won 36-13 last year and are ranked #7 in our Pre-Season Class 1A Division I Rankings.

The Woodlands head coach Mark Schmid will be trying for his 75th win as the man in charge for the Highlanders. It will be a tough one though as they take on Dallas Skyline. The Raiders from Skyline beat the Highlanders 42-28 last year to open up the season and also won 35-31 in the 2011 Quarterfinals.

Two teams are going for milestones that are featured in our games of the week. Cedar Park will be trying for their 100th all-time win during their big game against Austin Westlake. Refugio's head coach Jason Herring will be trying for his 150 all-time win during their match-up against Ingleside.

All that and Graham's head coach Kenny Davidson and Cameron Yoe's head coach Rick Rhoades going for their 125th all-time win, La Marque playing in their 800th all-time game, Silsbee going for their 475th all-time win, both Newton & Cisco going for their 500th all-time win and Falls City playing in their 650th all-time game.

So.....Get Ready For Some Football!!!

Other Rivalries and Milestones:

A&M Consolidated 6-3 vs. Copperas Cove since 2002

Tyler John Tyler 35-28-3 1-1 playoffs all-time vs. Lufkin

Baytown Lee 28-16-2 All Time vs. Baytown Sterling

Beaumont West Brook 8-5 all-time vs. Beaumont Ozen

Northside Clark 15-15-2 1-2 playoffs all-time vs. San Antonio Churchill in the "Gucci Bowl"

Austin Anderson vs. Austin McCallum in the "Taco Shack Bowl"

West Orange-Stark 25-2 All-Time vs. Little-Cypress Mauriceville

Graham leads the all-time series 28-26-4 vs. Mineral Wells

Tenaha leads the all-time series 40-28-4 vs. Joaquin

Mart leads the all-time series 45-14-0 vs.Teague

Childress leads the all-time series 39-16-3 vs. Wellington

Keller 374 wins
Houston Memorial 549 games
Kerrville Tivy 549 wins
The Woodlands HC Mark Schmid 74 wins at TW
Garland 1049 games
Liberty Hill HC Jerry Vance 149 games at LH
Seminole HC Chris Burtch 1 more win to be all-time winningest HC at S
Forney 899 games
Shiner 424 wins & 699 games
Longview Pine Tree HC Derek Fitzhenry 74 all-time wins
Abilene Wylie 749 games
Odessa HC Ron King 74 games @ O
Corsicana 674 wins
Lovelady HC Kerry Therwhanger 74 wins @ L
Pasadena Dobie HC Jim Phillips 149 all-time wins
Pasadena Memorial 99 games
Harlingen 949 games
Huffman-Hargrave HC Mike McEachern 1 more win to be all-time winningest HC at HG
Deer Park HC Chris Massey 99 games @ DP
La Porte HC Jeff LaReau 99 games @ LP
Albany 624 wins
Brenham HC Glen West 249 all-time games
Kermit 799 games
Lamesa 899 games
Klein Oak HC David Smith 99 wins @ KO & all-time
Red Oak HC Mike Shields 1 more win to be all-time winningest HC at RO
Waxahachie HC David Ream 149 games @ W
Fort Bend Dulles HC Jim Creech 199 games @ FBD & all-time
Decatur HC Kyle Story 99 wins @ D
Temple 699 wins
Abernathy 749 games
Post 899 games
Arlington Sam Houston HC Danny Edelman 99 all-time wins
Pflugerville 349 wins
Alief Elsik HC Bill Barron 349 all-time games
Wills Point 499 wins
El Paso Franklin 149 wins
Hamshire-Fannett 549 games
El Paso Riverside 449 games
Wolfforth Frenship 399 wins
Lindsay 299 wins

By: Michael Wright & LSG Intern William Russell
Lone Star Gridiron

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