FRIDAY 11/17/17 – FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS AND MORE

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Published on November 17, 2017 by Glenn Edwards

THE STATE HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS BEGIN TODAY FOR THE DISTRICT 20-5A CO-CHAMPION HUNTSVILLE HORNETS. THE HORNETS WILL BE HEADING TO COLLEGE STATION TO FACE GEORGETOWN IN THE BI-DISTRICT ROUND OF THE CLASS 5A DIVISION II PLAYOFFS AT A&M CONSOLIDATED’S TIGERLAND STADIUM. THE HORNETS WILL BRING IN A RECORD OF 8-&-1 TO THE GAME, WHILE THE EAGLES ENTER AT 8-&-2. THE WINNER WILL ADVANCE TO THE AREA ROUND NEXT WEEK AGAINST EITHER COLLEGE STATION OR JACKSONVILLE – THOSE 2 TEAMS MEET TODAY IN PALESTINE. THE HUNTSVILLE-GEORGETOWN CONTEST WILL BE HEARD LIVE ON 101.7 KSAM & ONLINE AT ksam1017.com BEGINNING AT 7:10PM, FOLLOWED BY THE KICKOFF AT 7:30PM.

ELSEWHERE IN THE AREA, OTHER PLAYOFF GAMES TODAY WILL SEE MAGNOLIA AGAINST CEDAR PARK IN BASTROP, A&M CONSOLIDATED WILL MEET WHITEHOUSE AT 7:30PM AT BOWERS STADIUM, NAVASOTA WILL LINE UP AGAINST HENDERSON IN CORSICANA, TRINITY WILL CHALLENGE HITCHCOCK IN WALLER, AND LOVELADY WILL GO UP AGAINST ALTO AT PALESTINE WESTWOOD.

IN HIGH SCHOOL PLAYOFF RESULTS FROM THURSDAY, MAGNOLIA WEST ADVANCED WITH A 42-31 VICTORY OVER LEANDER ROUSE, MADISONVILLE RAN PAST HARDIN-JEFFERSON 42-20, AND IOLA CRUSHED MOUNT ENTERPRISE 51-0. ON SATURDAY, THE ALPHA OMEGA LIONS WILL OPEN THE CLASS 2A TAPPS PLAYOFFS ON THE ROAD WHEN THEY FACE BRACKEN CHRISTIAN IN BULVERDE IN A 2PM KICKOFF.

IN COLLEGIATE FOOTBALL, THE STATS F-C-S 5TH-RANKED SHSU BEARKATS WILL HONOR 13 SENIORS ON SATURDAY WHEN THEY FINISH OUT THEIR REGULAR-SEASON SCHEDULE WITH THEIR “SENIOR DAY” GAME AGAINST HOUSTON BAPTIST IN A 1:05PM KICKOFF AGAINST HOUSTON BAPITST AT BOWERS STADIUM. THE BEARKATS ARE RAMPING UP FOR THE UPCOMING F-C-S PLAYOFFS, AND EXPECT TO RECEIVE A 1ST-ROUND BYE WHEN THE PAIRINGS ARE ANNOUNCED IN THE PLAYOFF SELECTION SHOW SUNDAY AT 10AM ON ESPNU. SATURDAY’S GAME WILL BE HEARD LIVE ON 101.7 KSAM & ONLINE AT ksam1017.com.

IN VOLLEYBALL, THE SHSU BEARKAT WOMEN OPEN THE SOUTHLAND CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIP TODAY IN CORPUS CHRISTI. THE 6TH-SEEDED KATS WILL FACE THE HOMSESTANDING NO. 3-SEED ISLANDERS OF TEXAS A&M-CORPUS CHRISTI AT 6:30PM.

IN WOMEN’S BASKETBALL TODAY, THE SHSU BEARKAT WOMEN WILL OPEN THEIR HOME SCHEDULE WITH THEIR ANNUAL “PACK THE HOUSE GAME.” TIPOFF IS SET FOR 11AM AGAINST WILEY COLLEGE AT JOHNSON COLISEUM. ALSO TODAY THE HUNTSVILLE HORNETS WILL BE IN A BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT IN MAGNOLIA, WHILE THE NEW WAVERLY LADY DOGS WILL COMPETE IN A TOURNAMENT IN SHEPHERD, AND THE ALPHA OMEGA LIONS WILL CONTINUE ACTION IN A TOURNEY IN SAN ANTONIO.

IN GOLF, THE HUNTSVILLE HORNETS WILL OPEN THE 1ST DAY OF COMPETITION IN THEIR OWN TOURNAMENT TODAY AS THEY HOST THE HUNTSVILLE BOYS FALL CLASSIC AT RAVEN NEST GOLF CLUB.

LASTLY, IN LOCAL WRESTLING, THE HUNTSVILLE HORNETS & LADY HORNETS WILL COMPETE IN A MATCH TODAY BEGINNING AT 8PM AT HOUSTON NORTHSIDE.

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