Valley Preps Blog
Posted on November 12, 2014
If what I'm about to say sounds like I'm beating a dead horse, that's because I am. When it's the horse that got you where you are, then it's worth a few hundred extra words.
And despite the level of talent and production across the board on Central's football team, make no mistake Traveon Samuel is the best in show.
Samuel, who suffered a fractured fibula in last Friday's first-round playoff win over Murphy, is the key that makes the Red Devils offense go. He's the athlete who can make plays sideline to sideline, in the air or on the ground. The guy who, despite his diminutive stature, can push for those extra yards and ensure solid drives bear fruit in the end. He's the one opposing coaches circle in film sessions all week, trying to find a game plan that can slow him down and make Central find another way to win.
Posted by DAVID MITCHELL on November 11, 2014
Carver High received votes in this week's Class AAAAA poll.
Posted by DAVID MITCHELL on November 10, 2014
Traveon Samuel escaped with just a fracture rather than a broken bone in last Friday's game, and the team is targeting a return in the state championship should it advance that far.
Posted by DAVID MITCHELL on November 5, 2014
It may not have the history of some of the state's football powers, but Harris County's production has it poised for a deep November run.
Posted by DAVID MITCHELL on November 4, 2014
Harris County held steady at No. 8 this week after defeating LaGrange to win the Region 1-AAAAA title last Friday.
Posted by DAVID MITCHELL on October 29, 2014
With the regular season behind them, the Red Devils hold tight at No. 3 and set their sights on the playoffs.