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October 28, 2011

Horn Jag place kicker, Travis Tamez kicked 3 FG's in Horns 16-13 win over North Mesquite.  The last and winning field goal came from 33 yards out with 10 seconds left to go in the game.







Saturday-Dec. 4: The Poteet Pirates ran their record to 12 - 2 after Saturday's 42-35 win over the Bears of Bastrop in round four of the 2010 Texas HS Football Playoffs.  QB Beau Nowell passed for 345 yards and three TDs with no interceptions.  Courtland Crumby and Justin Velasquez both had over 100 yards receiving.  The Pirate defense forced three turnovers (44 for the season) and the Pirates picked up their fourth win of the playoffs.  Friday - Dec. 10th - PHS will play Aledo in the State Semi Final Round of the 4A Div II football playoffs.  Kickoff is scheduled for 7:30 in Mansfiled.

Friday-Nov. 12:  Jakeem Grant of Horn had a huge game in the Jags 1st football playoff win.  Grant had 190 yards of offense on only 14 touches of the football - and he scored 5 TD's in Horn's 48-14 Bi-District win over Copperas Cove!  Jakeem, a Tulsa committ was selected as the DMN's Player of the Week.

Friday-Nov. 5:  The Poteet coaching staff and players!  The Pirates finished the season at 8-2, 6-2 after last weeks 56-43 win over Waxahachie.  QB Beau Nowell passed for 355 yards and SIX touchdowns.  Poteet now moves into the playoffs and will play the Hutto Hippos Saturday afternoon for a Di-Dist Championship! 

Friday-Oct. 31:  Collin Strahan, Horn High School QB, passed for 448 yards in the Jags 49-21 win over North Mesquite.  The Jags had 35 first downs in the game and 600 yards of total offense!

Friday-Oct. 1:  Poteet defensive back, Chase Graham intercepted a pass in the Pirates game vs. Corsicana.  Graham now has 6 interceptins on the season!

Friday-Sept. 24, 2010

Two QB's get this recognition this wee.  Lancaster's freshmen QB, Nick Harvery got his first start for the Tigers Friday night and rushed for 223 yards and 3 TDs in Lancasters 42-21 win over WM.  Wrangler QB Trevone Boykin turned in another nice game for West Mesquite with over 200 yards rushing in a losing cause.  The loss was the first of the season for West.  Lancaster stays undefeated at 5-0.

Friday-Sept. 17, 2010  

The entire Poteet coaching staff and team!  The Pirates are 4-0, 2-0 on the year after Friday night's 21-20 win over previously undefeated Red Oak.  The Pirates trailed 14-0 at halftime but came back and forced overtime by scoring the tieing TD with 9 seconds on the clock.  Then the Pirates won it in OT!

Friday-Sept. 10, 2010

West Mesquite QB, Trevonne Boykin passes for 300+ yards and ran for over 100 in the Wranglers 42-37 win over Corisicana.

Friday-Sept. 3, 2010

Poteet QB, Collin Strhan had 77 yards rushing and over 300 yards passing in the Pirates 28-7 win over the Cougars of Arlington Seguin. The Pirates are 2 - 0 on the season.

Friday-August 27, 2010

Jake Lanford had a nice game for the MHS Skeeters in a losing cause vs. Lake Highlands.  Landford rushed for 111 yards and passed for 207.  The Skeeter offense looked good scoring 38 points.  But the Wildcats of Lake Highlands win the game 49-38.

Thursday-August 26, 2010

Senior West Mesquite QB, Trevonne Boykin had a huge game for the Wranglers to lead his squad to a 32-28 win over Rockwall in their first game of the season. Boykin had 212 rushing and 166 passing in this game that was played on the road in Rockwall.

Friday-May 14, 2010

Kelsey Baker and Blair Beard both homered for the Lady Jags in the third game of the Regional Quater Final series vs. A&M Consolidated to lead the comeback win the Horn.  With the 4-3 win the Jags now head to the fourth round of the softball playoffs where they will meet Tomball.

Thursday-May 6, 2010

Poteet Pirate pitcher, Austin Blount pitched a complete game shut out in game one of the Bi-District series vs. Midway.  PHS won the game 2 - 0.  Blunt recorded 7 strike outs.

Friday-April 30, 2010

Horn Lady Jag pitcher, Jordan Bullard pitched a shut out in the Bi District playoff game against Temple.  Bullard allowed no runs and only three hits to the opposition. Horn claimed the Bi District crown with a 6-0 win.  Horn is now 24-4 on the season and the Jags  are ranked in the Top Ten in the State softball poll!

Tuesday-April 20, 2010

Mesquite HS freshman Victoria Bice pitched he third consecutive no hitter and struck out 14 in the Lady Skeeter's softball win over John Tyler!  MHS won the contest 18-0.

Friday-April 16, 2010

Skeeter, Zac Good went 2 for 3 with a triple and a home run and four RBI's in Mesquite's 5-1 win over Horn in baseball.  The Skeeters are now 22-2 on the season!

Horn's Jordan Bullard pitched a perfect game and struck out 9 in Horn's 10-0 win over Tyler Lee in softball. Horn is ranked #12 in the State 5A softball poll.

Friday-October 30, 2009
Jake Lanford drew the start for Mesquite at QB and he led the Skeeters to a 31-6 win over crosstown rival North Mesquite. Lanford had over 100 yards rushing and over 100 yards passing in the MHS win.

Friday-October 23, 2009
The Defense of West Mesquite scored twice in the Wranglers 42-29 win over Lancaster on a fumbele recovery return and a blocked punt recovered in the end zone. West is now 6-3 on the season and 4-1 in district play. They are headed to the football playoffs for the fourth year in a row!

Friday-October 16, 2009
The entire North Mesquite defense is the player of the week for their second half performance againt the Horn Jags. Horn scored twice early on NM and led 14-0. The Jags had 15 first half first downs and had close to 300 yds of offense in the first half! But in the second half the Stallion defense did not allow Horn to pick up a first down until the 2:00 mark in the 4th quarter! This allowed NM to come from behind and pick up a 23-21 win over Horn. North Mesquite is now 4-3, 1-1. Horn dropped to 5-2 overall and 0-2 in district play.

Friday-October 9, 2009
John Tyler QB, Jeremy Johnson had a huge game against the Horn Jags. The senior single caller carried the ball 20 times for 305 yards rushing as the Lions handed the Jags their first loss of the season, 59-28.

Friday-September 25, 2009
West Mesquite QB, Trevone Boynkin ran for 115 yards and passed for over 200 yards in the Wranglers 27-16 win over Lancaster. It was Boynkin's 72 yard TD run late in the fourth quarter that sealed the victory. West is now 3-2 on the year and 1-0 in district 15-4A play.

Friday-September 18, 2009
Horn wide receiver, Jakeem Grant turned in a number of big plays for Horn Friday night. His biggest play was his 24 yard recepjtion and run for a touchdown in OT that gave the Jags a 30-24 win over Ennis. The Jags are now 4-0!

Friday-September 11, 2009
Stallion running back, Jamarcia Baines had a huge 89 yard kickoff return for a toudhdown to help propel North Mesquite to a 23-7 win over Duncanville.

Friday-September 4, 2009
Poteet's Jonathan Coleman and Horn's Emory Miller are this weeks Players.... Poteet RB Jonathan Coleman had 19 carries for 209 yards in the Pirates big 50-14 win over Frisco to move the Pirates to 1-1 on the year. Horn QB Emory Miller hit 33 of 38 passes for 356 yards and 5 touchdowns in the Jags win over Lake Highlands. Horn is 2-0 after the win over the Wildcats.

Friday, August 28, 2009
Horn QB, Emory Miller ran for 109 yards and passed for 251 to lead the Jags to a 35 - 7 win over Arlington Martin on the first weekend of the new season.


2008 Football Players of the Week

Friday, November 7, 2008
Horn QB, Emory Miller passed for 204 yards and two touchdown and ran for another if the Jags win over MHS. The win earned the schools first playoff appearance in its history.

Friday, October 31, 2008
Senior QB Luke Halpin passed for over 400 yards and six touchdowns for the Skeeters in Mesquite's 52-14 win over North Mesquite. This was the fifth win in a row for MHS in this series.

Friday, October 24, 2008
West Mesquite running back Justin Limirick rushed for 187 yards in the Wrangler's 35-32 win over Lancaster. The win moved West into a tie for first place in District 15-4A.

Friday, October 17, 2008
Horn WR Tayler Gabriel had a huge game in the Jags 39-28 win over NMHS. Gabriel had right at 200 receiving yards. Tayler now has over 100 catches in his high school career.

Friday, October 10, 2008
West Mesquite running back, Justin Limbrick turned in a great game Friday vs. the Poteet Pirates rushing for 160 yards. The Wranglers have now won four in a row and are undefeated in district play with a 3 - 0 record.

Friday, October 3, 2008
Justin Stout kicked a 50 yard field goal as time expired to give West Mesquite a 31-29 win over Red Oak! Justin Limbrick had 185 yards rushing on 19 carries for the orange and white. West is now 2 - 0 in district play.

Thursday, October 2, 2008
Horn QB, Emory Miller ran for 114 yards and passed for 356 in the Jags win over Lewisville. Wide Receiver, Taylor Gabriel had 10 receptions for 165 yards!

Saturday, September 27, 2008
Bradley Baladez kicked two field goals for the Skeeters in their 20-14 win over state ranked Lufkin. Baladez has 9 FG's in 2008! MHS's linebacking corps of Robert Lewis, Darius Taylor, Matt Hicks and O Shae Hamilton turned in a great performance against the Lufkin Panters in this big win for the Skeeters.

Friday, September 26, 2008
PHS sophmore QB, Courtland Crumby played very well in the Pirates district opener vs. Forney. Crumby had 207 yards passing and 63 yards rushing in the Pirates 37-35 loss.

September 5, 2008
Skeeter kicker Bradlet Baladez kicked three FG's Friday night in Mesquite's 23-14 win over Hebron. Two of his field goals came from over 40 yards!

August 29, 2008
North Mesquite high school running back Maquis Green ran the ball 28 times vs. Rowlett for 213 yards in the Stallions 34-33 overtime loss on week one of the season.


2007 Football Players of the Week

11/23/07: Playoff Football- West Mesquite vs. Whitehouse
Wrangler QB, Kendall Thomas hit 29 of 39 passes in this area championship playoff game for 390 yards and four touchdowns! The Wranglers beat Whitehouse 47-29 and will move on to the third round of the postseason.

11/02/07: Football - North Mesquite vs. Horn
NM receiver, Daymond Patterson had a huge game for the Stallions in their win over the Jags. Patterson had nine catches for 102 yards and two TD's. He also returned a kickoff 80 yards for a TD! Stallions win 36-3.

10/19/07: Football - Mesquite vs. North Mesquite
MHS defensive tackle, K.K. Francis dominated up front for the Skeeters. His play along with the rest of the defensive front four made it possible for Mesquite to comeback from a 21 point deficiet to pick up a win over crosstown rival NM.

10/12/07: Football - Poteet vs. Terrell
Poteet outside linebacker Colby Tolbert had a huge game for the Pirates in their 31-14 win over the Terrell Tigers. Tolbert was all over the field making big plays including an interception and return of that pick of 40 yards that set up one of the PHS touchdowns.

9/21/07: Football - Mesquite vs. Carter
Skeeter wide receiver, Adrian Richards, had a big night in MHS's 42-6 win over Carter. Richards had 5 catches for 150 yds. and 2 touchdowns.

9/14/07: Football - West Mesquite vs. Frisco
West Mesquite running back, Kenny Davis had a huge first half piling up over 140 yards through two quarters. Then, with the lead, the Wrangler coaching staff moved Davis to the defensive backfield where he guarded Frisco's best receiver. Davis responed with two interceptions in the second half and West Mesquite beat Frisco 21-7.

9/7/07: Football - Mesquite vs. Plano East
Panther QB, Rico Smalls had a big game for Plano East. Rico had over 200 yards passing as Plano East picked up a 46-20 win over MHS.

8/31/07: Football - North Mesquite vs. North Garland
Stallion QB, Blair Johnson had a big game throwing to wide receivers Daymond Patterson and Lanear Sampson in the seasons opener. He threw for over 200 yards and three touchdowns in NM's 28-17 win over the Raiders.

8/30/07: Football - Poteet vs. Midlothian
Pirate QB, Anrew Maddox ran for 170 yds and scored the winning TD with only one second left on the clock in Poteet's 18-14 win over Midlothian. Defensive end Kensley Sewell had a great game and caused and recovered a fumble late that led to the winning TD.


2006 Football Players of the Week

11/25/06: MHS senior wide receiver Krys Buerk had a huge game for the Skeeters in the Area Championship game of the playoffs against the Allen Eagles. Buerk had 9 catches for 234 yards and 3 touchdowns. The Skeeters tallied over 500 yards of total offense but lost to Allen 59-42.

11/10/06: West Mesquite wide receiver, Jawanza Mitchell had a big game for the Wranglers in their game against Highland Park. Mitchell caught 4 passes for 142 yard and one touchdown. His touchdown was a 75 yard catch and run that gave West a 15-6 lead over the Scots in the second quarter.

11/03/06: Skeeter wide receiver, Adrian Richards, continued his fine season with a big game this past week against Longview. Richards had six catches for 86 yards and two touchdowns.

11/02/06: The Poteet Pirate offensive line has done a great job all year long. They did it again this week in their 26-15 win over Forney. The Pirates had 355 yards of total offense in the game. Taylor Dupree ran for 160 yards and QB Seth Sartain passed for 142.

10/27/06: MHS receiver Krys Buerck had three catches Friday night... all for touchdowns, in the Skeeters big win over Horn!

10/26/06: West Mesquite QB, Kendall Thomas set a new school single season passing record this past week in their game vs. Heath. He now has 1,400 yds. passing in 2006. This broke the old record set by Doug Boyd back in 1986.

10/20/06: Jeremy Hernandez moved to the offensive side of the football Friday night for Mesquite High School. The Skeeters won big. Hernandez played his normal defensive back position but he also played at QB in the Sketters big game vs. NM. Jeremy had 132 rushing and 2 TD's in Mesquites 41-9 win. Wrangler QB, Kendall Thomas had another big game for the Wranglers in WM's victory over Poteet at Hanby Stadium. Thomas passed for well over 200 yards for the second week in a row. WM is now 6-1, 4-0.

10/6/06: West Mesquite QB, Kendall Thomas passed for 272 yards and two touchdowns and ran for another TD in the Wranglers 31-14 win over Richardson Pearce. WM is now 4-1, 1-0 on the year.

9/30/06: Skeeter junior QB, Kelly Page ran for one touchdown (59 yds.) and passed for another as MHS beat Midland Lee 31-7. The Skeeters are now 5-1.

9/22/06: Larry Williams rushed for 206 yards and 2 touchdowns in West Mesquites win over Frisco Centinnel. WM is now 2-1 on the year.

9/15/06: North Mesquite QB, Derek Wooten passed for over 300 yards and four touchdowns in the Stallions win over Plano West. Wooten is the leading passer in 5A football in the area after three weeks of play.

9/9/06: Seth Sartain and Taylor Dupree both had over 100 yards rushing in Poteet's 32-14 win over Wylie. With the win the Pirates move to 2-0 on the season.

9/1/06: North Mesquite got big games from two offensive players in their opening night win vs. North Garland. QB Derek Wooten passed for 389 yards and four touchdowns in the victory. All four touchdown passes were caught by receiver Daymond Patterson. On defense, cornerback Larry Rosebud intercepted a pass and blocked a punt for the Stallions. The West Mesqutie Wranglers had a huge win over ranked Corsicana on week one of the season. Defensive back Markeith Elder had two interceptions for WM.


2005 Football Players of the Week

8/25/05... North Mesquite vs. Skyline. Offensive Player of the Game: NM running back Aldarius Thompson ran the ball very well for the Stallions on week one of the season. Defensive Player of the Game: LB'er Jordan Guidry lead the Stallion defense against the Raiders. Skyline won the game 21-16.

8/26/05... West Mesquite vs. BA. Offensive Player of the Game: Roderick Smith ran the opening kickoff of the season back 95 yards for a WM touchdown. The Wranglers cruised on to a 34-8 win.

8/27/05... Mesquite vs. Allen. Offensive Player of the Game: Kelly Page started his first game as the Skeeter quarterback on Saturday against the Allen Eagles. The sophomore qb rushed for 128 yards for the maroon and white. Defensive Players of the Game: Darren Lewis and Jeremy Hernandez lead the way for the Skeeter defense versus the Eagles. Lewis also did a nice job of returning kicks for Mesquite.

9/02/05... Poteet vs. McKinney North. Offensive Player of the Week: Pirate running back Taylor Dupree had over 200 yards rushing in the Poteet 16-0 win over McKinney North. Defensive Players of the Week: Poteet middle linebacker Clint Owens and defensive tackle Jacob Brockette lead the defense as they recorded a shut out. The Pirates have not given up a touchdown to their opponent through two weeks of play.

9/08/05... Poteet vs. Sulphur Springs. Offensive Player of the Week: Ben Bishop hit a 42 yard field goal on the last play of the game to give the Pirates a 38-35 win over Sulphur Springs. Calvin Smith stepped into the running back position when the Pirates starter was hurt at that position. Smith scored 3 td's for the Pirates.

9/09/05... Horn vs. Jesuit. Offensive Players of the Week: Mon Williams had over 250 yards rushing in the Jags 48-27 win. QB Steven Schwark passed for 130 yards and two td's. The senior QB also ran for two scores. Defensive Player of the Week: DL Tony Watkins was tough in the middle of the Horn defense all night long.

9/16/05... North Mesquite vs. Grand Prairie. Offensive Player of the Week: Stallion RB Aldarius Thompson had 159 yards rushing on only 13 carries in the Stallions win over GP. Defensive Players of the Week: NM linebacker, Laron Elmer was in on tackles from sideline to sideline all evening long. Defensive back Larry Rosebud played well in the secondary for the Stallions and he also returned a punt 80 yards for a touchdown!

9/30/05... Mesquite vs. North Mesquite. Offensive Player of the Week: MHS place kicker, Eddie Carpio hit a 28 yard field goal in OT to give the Skeeters a 13-10 win over NM. Defensive Player of the Week: DB's Jesse Hernandez and Jamarte Jackson played strong defensive games for the Skeeter defense. NM linebacker, Laron Elmer turned in a strong preformance for the Stallions.

10/14... West Mesquite vs. Poteet. Offensive Player of the Week: WM running back Roderick Smith had 227 yards rushing in the Wranglers 21-19 win. Nick Allen of PHS had to come off the bench and play quarterback for the Pirates. Nick, normally a wide receiver played very well in the new role. Defensive Player of the Week: Wrangler linebacker Maurice Osbourne was in on many tackles and had the biggest hits of the night.

10/21/05... Horn vs. Mesquite. Offensive Player of the Week: Horn running back Mon Williams returned a kickoff for a touchdown and had well over 100 yards rushing in the Jags 31-28 win over MHS. Senior quaterback Steven Schwark passed for over 100 yards for the Jaguars.

10/28/05... North Mesquite vs. Longview. Offensive Player of the Week: Stallion QB, Derek Wooten completed 20 of 32 passes for 125 against the Lobo defense. Defensive Player of the Week: NM defensive end Scott Flick pressured the Longview quarterback all night long and recorded numerous sacks or hurries.


2004 Football Players of the Week

8/27/04... Poteet vs. Denton. Offensive Player of the Week: Taylor Dupree and Jansen Hyde. Taylor had 84 yards rushing for the Pirates and Jansen Hyde had two big receptions that helped spark the Poteet offense. Defensive Player of the Week: Defensive back Jeremy Rollins had an outstanding game for Poteet in their 14-7 win over Denton. The Pirate D held Denton to only seven first downs.

8/28/04... MHS vs. Allen. Offensive Player of the Week: Steven Harper had 102 yards rushing and 64 yards in receiving for the Skeeters in their first game of the season. Defensive Player of the Week: DB Dray Johnson intercepted an Allen pass and ran it back 28 yards for a MHS touchdown.

9/2/04... West Mesquite vs. Quinlan Ford. Offensive Player of the Week: Wrangler fullback Larry Owens had 226 yards rushing in West's 47-12 win over Q. Ford. Defensive Player of the Week: Defensive tackle Danjuan Carson and safety Kialyn Smith led the Wrangler defense to a good effort vs. the Panthers.

9/3/04... Horn vs. South Garland. Offensive Player of the Week: South Garland quarterback Derek Evans had over 250 yards passing against the Jags defense. Defensive Player of the Week: Olitan Oguntodo, the Jags defensive safety/ linebacker had a strong game and was in on a number of big plays.

9/10/04... North Mesquite vs. L.D. Bell. Offensive Player of the Week: Stallion quarterback, Ryan Witherspoon had 97 yards rushing and over 100 yards passing in NM's 26-13 win over L.D. Bell. The Stallions are now 2-1 on the season.

9/17/04... Poteet vs. Horn. Offensive Player of the Week: Poteet WR, Jansen Hyde and Jaguar RB Mon Williams both scored on big plays for their teams. Hyde scored on a 74 yard pass play and Williams had a 95 yard TD run! The Pirates tallied a 26-9 win. Defensive Player of the Week: Horn's Cordero Moore and Poteet's Brock Hesse.

10/1/04... Mesquite vs. North Mesquite. Offensive Player of the Week: Mesquite QB, Dray Johnson drew his second start of the season at that position and lead the Skeeters to a surprise win over NM. MHS won the game 34-19. Defensive Player of the Week: North Mesquite defensive back Chuck Carroll made many tackles during the night for the Stallions.

10/8/04... Poteet vs. Wylie. Offensive Player of the Week: Wylie QB Chance Gibson was outstanding. He passed for over 100 yards and rushed for about 100 more in leading his team to a big victory over Poteet. The win moved Wylie to 5-1, 1-0. Poteet dropped to 4-2, 0-1. Defensive Player of the Week: Brock Hesse, linebacker at PHS has been selected as a Channel 11 scholar athlete of the week! The award will be presented to Brock at this Friday's ball game at Memorial Stadium.

10/15/04... West Mesquite vs. Poteet. Defensive Player of the Week: Poteet defensive tackle Bryant Bray had a great game for the Pirate defense in their shutout win over the Wranglers.

11/12/04... Mesquite High School vs. South Garland - Bi-District Playoff Football: Offensive Players of the Week: The Skeeters had two backs go over 100 yards rushing vs. South in Mesquite's 51-37 win over the Colonels. QB Dray Johnson rushed for 119 yards and RB Steven Harper add 189 yards on the ground. The Skeeters tallied 529 yards of total offense! Harper scored four td's and Johnson passed for four TDs in the win. Defensive Player of the Week: Donnovan Plummer had a great game for the MHS defense and made many big plays. The Skeeters meet Carter in the Area Championship round of the playoffs Friday, 11/19.

11/19/04... Mesquite vs. Carter - Area Championship Football: Offensive Player of the Week: Dray Johnson had 206 yards rushing for the Skeeters from his quarterback spot. He also threw for 150 yards in MHS's 28-27 win over Carter.
Defensive Players of the Week: Elvis Ewou, DeMarkus Claybourne and Donnavan Plummer anchored a tought Skeeter defense that held a strong Carter team to only 278 yards of offense.

11/26/04... Mesquite vs. Cedar Park. Regional Quarter-Finals. Offensive Player of the Week: Steven Haper's 92 yard kickoff return for a touchdown in the fourth quarter, gave the Skeeters a chance at a comeback win in the third round of the playoffs. Defensive Player of the Week: Steven Keele and Rory Malone played well for the Skeeter defense in their third round playoff game at Texas Stadium.

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