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Class 6A LSG 2018 Coach Of The Year

Each year, Lone Star Gridiron sends out ballots to our Fans, TXHSFB Coaches, Brotherhood members and our staff/contributors. We compile those votes to select our players and coaches of the year.

This year, Longview's John King was selected as the 2018 Class 6A LSG Coach Of The Year. Coach King's Lobos had a great season finishing with a perfect 16-0 record and winning the Class 6A Division II Championship. It was their first championship since 1937.

Coach King was almost a unanimous winner. LSG had him #1 in the voting as did the Coaches and the Brotherhood. The Fans had him #2 in the voting behind Beaumont West Brook's Eric Peevey. Peevey finished #3 in the overall rankings. The runner up spot went to Galena Park North Shore's John Kay.

King has a record of 168-36-0 with a the Lobos and all-time. That puts in a tie for 194th place on the all-time coaching wins list.

Other Coaches that were in the running.

Reginald Sample - Duncanville
Riley Dodge - Southlake Carroll
Hank Carter - Austin Lake Travis
Terry Gambill - Allen
Craig Stump - Humble Atascocita
Sean McAuliffe - Converse Judson
Jeff Hulme - Waco Hewitt Midway

Previous Winners :

2017 - Ed Pustojovsky (Cypress Fairbanks)
2016 - Mark Schmid (The Woodlands)
2015 - Todd Dodge (Austin Westlake)
2014 - Brent Davis (San Angelo Central)
2013 - Tom Westerburg (Allen)
2012 - Gary Joseph (Katy)
2011 - Hal Wasson (Southlake Carroll)
2010 - Tony Heath (Pearland)

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Want to see how 2018 Longview team stacks up against some of the best all time?

Friday Night Legends Board Game

We have the 2017 and 2018 teams already created and game board players around the world are coaching the Lobos against some of the greatest teams in history.

2017 Longview The 2017 Lobos turned in another excellent season that ended just short of a title After getting past Lufkin by 1 point (33-32) in the Quarterfinal round, they lost to State Runner-Up Waco Hewitt-Midway by 2 (28-26)

2018 Longview  Head Coach John King (2018 Class 6A Coach of the Year) had brought the Lobos to the title game twice before but came up short. With his son Hayne at QB, they won the 2018 State Championship 35-34 over Beaumont West Brook

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