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2012 LSG Team Preview — Skidmore-Tynan Bobcats

2012 LSG Texas High School Football Team Preview — Skidmore-Tynan Bobcats

Team: Skidmore-Tynan Bobcats (16-2A Division DII)

Team Site: Go Bobcats!!

Colors: Purple/Gold

1st varsity season: 1954

Stadium: Bobcat Stadium (Capacity: 1200)

Enrollment: 266 -- 3rd largest in the district out of 8 schools

2012 Schedule:
Three Rivers
@ Kenedy
Hebbronville **
@ Riviera-Kaufer **
@ Banquete **
Freer **
@ Santa Gertrudis Academy **
Taft **
@ Refugio **

Coach: Russell Joy (1st year); 39-20 all-time coaching record

Returning Lettermen: 11

Returning Starters: Offense: 8 Defense: 9

Key Players:
* TE Tomas Moore 1st Team All-District
* OL Brody Longmire 1st Team All-District
* FB/LB JR Donovan Encinia 1st Team All-District LB
* RB Kyle Nelson 1st Team All-District
* OL Kyle Jostes
* OL Dominick Stewart
* WR Brandon East
* DB JR Colton Mercer
* RB SOPH Andrew Casarez

* Have gone 19-22 over the last 4 seasons

  • Mike Says: The Bobcats bring back 17 starters from last seasons 5-5 team. They needed one more win last season in district play this year and it will most likely be the same this year where they need 5 district wins. The bad thing is that they lost those 3 district games by a total of 130-21. If they can turn one of those games around then they will make it in. Look for them to go 5-5 or 4-6 during the regular season and have an outside shot at that 3rd playoff spot.
  • Chris Says: Skidmore-Tynan brings back a lot of familiar faces on each side of the ball, but a new face at head coach - Russell Joy.  Joy brings some solid coaching experience and that, added to a solid crop of players, should mean success.   Their district is certainly not going to be easy and Refugio will win it.  If Skidmore-Tynan gets everything rolling early in the season, they have a shot at the playoffs.  If the "get to know you" period between coach and players is too long, it may be next season.

Last Years Record: 5-5 overall 4-3 District

2011 Games:
at Odem (6-6) (L 30-42)
vs Comfort (4-6) (L 14-28)
vs Taft (4-7) (W 28-19)
vs Refugio (15-0)* (L 0-48)
at Freer (4-6)* (W 45-14)
vs Premont (1-9)* (W 41-0)
at Banquete (7-4)* (L 7-47)
vs Riviera-Kaufer (9-2)* (L 14-35)
at Hebbronville (2-8)* (W 32-22)
vs Santa Gertrudis Academy (3-7)* (W 36-22)

Playoffs: No Playoffs

* Playoff History: (13) 1965,1970,1972,1986,1987,1988,2000,2002,2004,2005,2007,2010,2011

Championship History: No Championship Games

Last 5 year record: 28-25

Last 10 year record: 69-41

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