Lone Star Gridiron

Merry Christmas

First, I want to wish everyone out there a very Merry Christmas and the best in 2018. It is a good time to reflect back on a few things and more importantly, thank some of the great people who have done so much for Texas high school football and Lone Star Gridiron.

Thank you to:

  • The coaches at every level
  • The athletes
  • The parents
  • The other relatives
  • The University Interscholastic League
  • The Texas High School Coaches Association
  • The Texas High School Athletic Director's Association
  • The Texas Association of Sports Officials
  • The teachers
  • The school boards
  • The administration professionals
  • The fans
  • The writers
  • The photographers
  • The videographers
  • The broadcasters
  • The concession workers
  • The local businesses that show their support
  • The band members and support crew
  • The police officers and other security professionals
  • The medical professionals
  • The grounds keepers and maintenance professionals
  • The office staffs and support personnel
  • The advertisers
  • the myriad others that I have forgotten to mention here

To put on the amazing spectacle of talent and pageantry that is a Texas high school football game takes the Herculean efforts for just a single game and millions statewide to pull off another great season. Each year YOU do your part and it gets better than ever.

I want to thank each of you for allowing me to play a small role is this amazing institution that is Texas high school football. I am truly blessed and honored to have enjoyed being involved for more than 35 years! (Yes, I'm old haha)

Thank you, GOD BLESS TEXAS & high school football!

Chris Doelle

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