The 2018-2019 athletic calendar has concluded, so VYPE Austin and VYPE San Antonio have had series dedicated to notable performers and moments over the past year. Check out the top 10 area UIL games that editor Thomas Bingham covered during the school year, as well as a notable TAPPS/SPC battle. All were entertaining, and we're looking forward to covering more sports action in 2019-2020.
No. 1: Late surge ends Cuero football's state title drought (December 21, 2018)
The Gobblers trailed 21-20 after three quarters of the UIL 4A Division II state title game, but leaned on Texas signee Jordan Whittington's record-breaking performance (377 yards and six touchdowns) and a 20-7 fourth quarter surge in a 40-28 win against Texarkana Pleasant Grove to claim their first state title in 31 years.
By Chad Conine
As Gatesville's quarterback from 2004 to 2006, Luke Howard learned how to read the situation and improvise as needed.
That's just part of the QB's job.
Now he's doing it again for the Hornets as Howard has been named Gatesville's head football coach.
Howard takes over for Kyle Cooper, who announced in late June that he was leaving the school to join Art Briles' coaching staff at Mount Vernon High School.
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