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Wildcats Football Offensive Coordinator Matt Young Comments on Scrimmage and Frisco Wakeland Defense
Sep22

Wildcats Football Offensive Coordinator Matt Young Comments on Scrimmage and Frisco Wakeland Defense

Wildcats Offensive Coordinator Matt Young gave his weekly football review and preview Tuesday morning. Concerning the scrimmage last Thursday against Mount Pleasant, Coach Young said the Wildcats’ offense is in a good place but he added they still have a lot of work to do. He said his standards are higher than the level of play last week. Coach Young said the offense felt like they shot themselves in the foot when they did not...

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Wildcats OC Matt Young Comments on Bye Week and Forney Defense
Oct01

Wildcats OC Matt Young Comments on Bye Week and Forney Defense

Wildcats Offensive Coordinator Matt Young said the Wildcats bye week last week was very productive. He said the Wildcats had a great attitude. He said the offense was able to add a couple of wrinkles and to improve some of the things they were not doing a good job of. Coach Youing said some offensive players also got healthier. He said he hoped they created some steam to carry into this week. Next up for the Wildcats are the Forney...

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Matt Young on Pine Tree Game: a Roller Coaster Ride
Oct04

Matt Young on Pine Tree Game: a Roller Coaster Ride

Wildcats Offensive Coordinator Matt Young compared Friday night’s Pine Tree game at the Prim to a roller coaster ride. Despite a low production first half, Coach Young said the offense found their identity in the first half. He said they changed some pass protections for the second half. Coach Young said Pine Tree also adjusted their defensive front and he said the Wildcats took advantage of that to drive the ball down their...

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Matt Young on last Week and the Upcoming Sherman Game
Sep02

Matt Young on last Week and the Upcoming Sherman Game

When asked about the Wildcats’ offensive performance last Friday against Rockwall-Heath, Offensive Coordinator Matt Young says he was disappointed that they did not get into the end zone enough. He cites a lack of execution and penalties. Coach Young says if the Wildcats execute, they can score on anyone. He says running back Tyler Rosamond and the offensive line are both physical helping them to run successfully. [pb_vidembed...

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Matt Young Wildcat Offensive Co-ordinator
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Young Eagles Flights at Sulphur Springs Airport
Sep14

Young Eagles Flights at Sulphur Springs Airport

The Annual Young Eagles Flight Rally is scheduled for Saturday September 15, 2018 at Sulphur Springs Municipal Airport, located on Highway 19 North. Numerous certified pilots will fly in with their own planes to share the love and excitement of flying with a new generation. The program is put on by the  Experimental Aircraft Association local chapter 1094 and is absolutely free. During this nation-wide Young Eagles event, young...

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Young Focuses on Offensive Pace During Wildcat Spring Football
May01

Young Focuses on Offensive Pace During Wildcat Spring Football

Wildcats Offensive Coordinator Matt Young wants to return the Wildcats to an offensive pace similar to what former Wildcats Offensive Coordinator Jeff Riordan referred to as the NASCAR Offense. The NASCAR offense was a big part of the Wildcats State Title run in 2008.  The increase in pace is one of the goals for Coach Young and it will be an emphasis during spring workouts. However Coach Young said the ultimate goal for the offense...

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L-E Provides Good Test According to Wildcat Offensive Coordinator Young
Aug22

L-E Provides Good Test According to Wildcat Offensive Coordinator Young

Some former Wildcats’ football stars showed up to watch the current Wildcats practice outside in the heat Monday afternoon. Observing were quarterback of the state champion Wildcats Tyrik Rollison along with former NFL player Kennan Clayton and former receiver Boo Evans and former safety Sharard Timmons. While the former players watched, the Wildcats continue to prepare for their first and only scrimmage this season at...

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Friday Night Lights: Texas High’s Norton, Wildcats’ Owens, Young, Abron
Oct06

Friday Night Lights: Texas High’s Norton, Wildcats’ Owens, Young, Abron

The Wildcats play at Texas High Friday night and the Tigers are coached again this year by Barry Norton, now in his eighteenth year. He took over when the program was struggling and Coach Norton has turned the Tigers into a perennial playoff team. Despite his team’s 5-0 record, 1-0 in district play and a #8 rating in the AP Poll, Coach Norton says his team has a long way to go to be a good team. He says the offense has the...

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Mapps Sentenced to 99 Years for Murder of Young
Aug11

Mapps Sentenced to 99 Years for Murder of Young

Thursday morning in Eighth Judicial District Court, a Hopkins County Jury assessed a penalty of 99 years without a fine in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for Tilton Joshua Isaiah Mapps of the murder of Jonathan Trahern Young. Wednesday at noon that same jury found Mapps guilty. The jury deliberated for 30 minutes on the guilty verdict but took four hours to determine the penalty. That four hours was separated by a night of...

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