Tag: Football

Football | Bonner focused on recovery, providing leadership after injury

Ethan Bonner was a rising star in The Woodlands’ secondary last season. The 6-foot-1, 170-pound defensive back led the Highlanders with five interceptions last year as the team finished as state finalists with a record of 15-1. continue reading…

Football: Setting new goals: Six Highlanders from The Woodlands heading to college football

purcell_and_schmidIt’s indeed a proud moment for parents to see their kids off to college, but it can be just as rewarding for coaches. “To see the kids you’ve worked with for all these years — many of them since they started junior high football — finish their high school career and to have done well enough both in the classroom and on the field to be awarded an opportunity to go to the collegiate level and play is very, very rewarding,” said The Woodlands High School Head Coach Mark Schmid. read more…

Football: College Park coach Richard Carson to retire

920x920The office of College Park coach Richard Carson is full of history. Most of the wall space is taken up by photos — snapshots of the coaching career of the man who started the College Park football program back in 2005. A couple of bookcases stand on opposite ends of his office. Their shelves spilling over with photos, footballs, helmets, awards, and other keepsakes. Read more…

Football: The Woodlands QB Schmid is The Courier’s Player of the Year

aaaEric Schmid turned back toward the field, helmet in hand. He had just finished standing with his teammates as The Woodlands’ marching band played the school song in celebration of the Highlanders’ playoff victory over Garland Sachse – a gritty win that came down to waning minutes.

Earlier in the game, Schmid had absorbed a tough hit from one of the Mustangs’ defenders as he was diving toward the left corner of the end zone. Read more…

Football: Remembering the special moments from the 2016 season

920x920Football is a game of Xs and Os, but it often represents much more than that, especially at the high school level. Here is a look back at some of the special moments that made this season in Montgomery County a special one Read more…

Football: Remembering the top games from the 2016 season

aaqwThere were plenty of great football games involving Montgomery County teams this season. From old rivalries to new ones, from non-district tilts to league play, and from regular-season classics to playoff thrillers, this year had it all. Here is a look back at some of the most memorable gridiron clashes of 2016: Read more…