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2012 LSG Team Preview — Ganado Indians

2012 LSG Texas High School Football Team Preview — Ganado Indians

Team: Ganado Indians (15-1A Division I)

Stadium: Indian Stadium (Capacity: 1,485)

First Varsity season: 1928

Enrollment: 189 -- largest in the district out of 5 schools

2012 Schedule:
@ Hallettsville
Vanderbilt Industrial
@ Van Vleck
@ Flatonia
Yorktown **
@ Kenedy **
Shiner **
@ Three Rivers **

Head Coach: Jimmy Thompson (2 years) 22-2-0 at Ganado; 178-87-1 all-time coaching record

Coaches Comments:
We should have a very good team by the end of the year. With our lack of experience, we may start out slowly. District Outlook: Shiner should be very good. Three Rivers had a good run in 2A last year. Kenedy made the playoffs last year. It should be a very competitive district

Returning Lettermen: 12

Returning Starters: Offense: 4 Defense: 4

Key Players:
* OL/DL Roman Leal -Big Strong Lineman 1st Team All-District 57 tackles
* Clay Vesely -Very athletic
* Will Malek -Started 12 games on offensive line as a soph. 1st Team All-District
* Kenny Kocian-2-year starter at a number of positions HM All-State OL (TSWA) 1st Team All-District LB
* Benny & Michael Garcia-Brothers who have transferred in from Palacios - Good athletes with a great work ethic
* Kaleb Leal - Started several games last year as a freshman
* TE JR Thomas Parks 1st Team All-District

* Lose 20 seniors from last years Regionals team

  • Mike Says: The Indians are once again a Top 10 team even though they only have 8 total starters coming back. Their game against Shiner will be a good one and will be for the district championship. Look for them to go 8-2 or 9-1 in the regular season and then a trip to at least the Regionals. Mason along with Shiner will be top competition in the region.
  • Chris Says: The Indians are building a minor dynasty down in Ganado.  They consistently put a winning team on the field and this year will be no different.  Expect Mason to be a stumbling block once again in the playoffs, but this may be the year the get past.

Last Years Record: 11-1 overall 4-0 District

2011 Games:
vs Hallettsville (7-6) (W 32-0)
at Vanderbilt Industrial (4-6) (W 33-13)
at East Bernard (10-2) (W 22-21)
vs Tidehaven (1-9) (W 42-0)
vs George Ranch, JV (W 41-7)
vs Palacios (3-7) (W 28-7)
at Shiner (8-6)* (W 22-21)
vs Louise (1-9)* (W 56-14)
at Yorktown (5-6)* (W 55-19)
vs Flatonia (4-6)* (W 42-0)

Playoffs: Division I Regionals
BYE Bi-District
vs Goldthwaite (7-5) (at Elgin) (W 28-0) Area
vs Mason (15-0) (at New Braunfels Canyon) (L 0-7) Regionals

JV Record: 7-3

* Was 4-16 in 2A in previous 2 years before dropping to 1A in 2008 where they have gone 40-11 in 4 years
* 4-2 vs. Shiner since 1996
* 9-6 vs. Industrial since 1994
* Playoff History (19) 1939,1942,1943,1959,1967,1982,1996,1997,1998,1999,2000,2001,2002,2003,2005

Championship History: No Championship Games

Last 5 year record: 43-18

Last 10 year record: 78-42

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