Friday night (November 3) the Greenville Lions come to town for a 7:30 p.m. district game with playoff implications for both teams. It is also Senior Night at Gerald Prim Stadium.
The Lions are having one of their best seasons in years. They are 2-2 in district play and 5-3 overall this year. The Wildcats are 1-3 in district play and 3-5 for the season. To help solidify their playoff situation, the Lions need a victory Friday. To stay in contention for a playoff spot, the Wildcats need to not only win but they need to defeat Greenville by 8 points or more.
Greenville’s second year head football coach is Darren Duke, a defensive coordinator for the Lions when they were good in the late nineties. Coach Duke is 0-1 versus the Wildcats as the Lions lost to the Wildcats 28-7 last year in Greenville. He calls this game the most important for Greenville in the past 13 years.
The Wildcats Coach is the Dean of Coaches in District 16-5A, Greg Owens, in his twelfth year. Coach Owens Sulphur Springs’ teams are 4-1 versus the Lions. Coach Owens is 80-58 with the Wildcats. We will have all the action for you live Friday night on KSST Radio. We will also videotape the game for replay at a later date on Channel 18 on Suddenlink Cable.