VYPE U Behind The Lens: Lamar Texans Remain Undefeated In District After Win Against Sam Houston MSTC (59-55)
The Lamar Texans came together as a team to defeat the Sam Houston Tigers 59-55. At the end of the 1st quarter the score was 17-15 (Tigers). Throughout the 2nd (30-28), 3rd (45-44), and 4th (59-55) quarter the Texans stayed ahead of the Tigers to win a close and exciting game. Leading the way for the Texans was C. Smith (#3) w/ 12 points, Sir Issac (#11) w/ 10 points, and M. Brown (#23) w/ 10 points.
Leading the way for the Tigers was C. Amboree (#0) w/ 15 points, J. Baines (#3) w/ 13 points, and K. Burton (#20) w/ 12 points.
A pair of former NFL players will take the reins of two HISD football programs come this fall.
Darrell Colbert is a name familiar with south Texas football. He starred at Beaumont West Brook and won a state title in 1982 before playing at TSU. He played a few years in the NFL and got into coaching. His son Darrell Colbert Jr. starred at Lamar High School and led the Texans to state a few years back. He signed with SMU.
Most recently, Colbert was the Director of Football Operations at TSU.
He's been named the head coach at Westbury High School. The Huskies went 1-8 last year.
Their one win came against Sam Houston, which also welcomes a new coach.