THE LIFE OF AN 806 ATHLETE: PART TWO; THE COACHES PART IN THE PROCESS…

June 19, 2016

As we continue the Life of an 806 Athlete series, part two focuses on the coach: the leader, contact, assessor of talent, and the main link most of the times to a student-athlete getting into prime position with a recruiter for a scholarship. What is the coaches role in the process? Where does the parent fit into all of this, and what is a recruiter looking for to get on…

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PLAYING HARD WHEN NOBODY’S LOOKING: PART 1; THE 806 ATHLETES TAKE

June 16, 2016

Since 2013, I have covered over 4,000 athletes in the 806 area; some with great talent, some with great work ethic. But I haven’t seen a lot of those players going to play college sports after school. Last school year we finally had a breakout of sorts with a multitude of players getting scholarships including Jai Manahan of New Deal (UTSA) and Sebastian Hartless (Texas Tech Track). So coming into…

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WELLINGTON SKYROCKETS 2016 FOOTBALL SCHEDULE

                                  2016 Skyrocket Varsity Football Schedule Day Date Opponent Location Time Friday 08/12/2016 Floydada (Scrimmage) Floydada 5:00 PM Friday 08/19/2016 Sanford Fritch (Scrimmage) Wellington 5:00 PM Friday 08/26/2016 Childress Wellington 7:00 PM Friday 09/02/2016 West Texas High Stinnett 7:00 PM Friday 09/09/2016 Hollis Hollis 7:00 PM Friday 09/16/2016 ###Tulia### Wellington 7:00 PM Friday 09/23/2016 Panhandle…

June 15, 2016
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806 FOOTBALL MANIA: TOP 10 3A/2A GAMES IN 2016… LET’S RUMBLE..

June 15, 2016

2A and 3A football, the heart of the gridiron and most of the time overlooked by the mainstream media. Not here in the 806, especially since we have the back-to-back state Champions from Canadian moving up to class 3A Division II this fall. Post drops down to 2A and we still have teams like New Deal, Littlefield, Slaton, Childress, and Muleshoe; who will join Shallowater in District 1-3A for an…

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