The Wildcats’ football team hopes to improve their district standing as they play host to the Forney Jackrabbits Friday night (October 5) at 7:30 p.m. at Gerald Prim Stadium. The Wildcats are 3-0 for the season and they have a 2-0 district record with wins over Terrell and Royse City. They are just a half game behind first place Corsicana because the Tigers have won one more district game than the Wildcats.
Forney comes in with a season record of 1-4. They have lost their four games by a total of 16 points. The Jackrabbits are 1-2 in district play with a win over North Forney and losses to Terrell and Royse City. This is only the third meeting between the Wildcats and Jackrabbits going back to 1956. The Wildcats lead the series 2 games to zero with wins in 2004 and 2005.
The Forney Head Football Coach is Aaron Woods. He’s a first year head coach in his first year at Forney. He had previous stops as an assistant coach at Cedar Hill and Waxahachie.
The Wildcats Football Coach is Greg Owens, in his thirteenth year here. His record with the Wildcats is 85-59. Coach Owens says keys to victory Friday night will be physical play, especially at the line of scrimmage and also protecting the football and tackling well.
Wildcats Football against Forney will air live on KSST Radio. We will also videotape the game for replay later on Channel 18 on Suddenlink Cable.