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    LONGVIEW LOBOS (5-0) VS FORNEY JACKRABBITS (4-1)

    DATE: Friday, October 7th
    TIME: 7:30 PM
    LOCATION: Lobo Stadium in Longview, Texas
    LONGVIEW BROADCAST: 106.5 FM JACK FM
    FORNEY BROADCAST: n/a
    LONGVIEW LIVE STREAM: Longview Gameday
    FORNEY LIVE STREAM: Sportsgram.net
    SERIES TIED 0-0-0
    The two schools have never played a non-district contest.
    The two schools have never played a district contest.
    The two schools have never playoff a contest.
    The two schools have never played at a neutral location.
    The two schools have never played at Longview.
    The two schools have never played at Forney.
    The two schools have never played at Lobo Stadium.
    The two schools have never played on October 7th.

    LAST FIVE GAMES IN SERIES
    First Meeting.
    FULL GAME LOG

    GAME PREVIEW & SERIES REVIEW:
    The Longview Lobos knew they would be tested this season. It was just a matter by whom, and when. It came in the form of week five’s opponent, the Lancaster Tigers. Meeting for the third season in a row, but first in the regular season, the two teams have formed a healthy rivalry with the Lobos eliminating the Tigers in the playoffs the last two years. With a district title looming, the two schools didn’t disappoint in the battle. The Tigers controlled the first half, jumping out to a 13-7 lead and picking off Lobo senior quarterback twice, the first two interceptions Allen had thrown this season. In the second half, the Lobos showed why Lobo Stadium is such a hard place to come and win, with the Lobo defense shutting out Lancaster the rest of the way while Taylor Tatum added two touchdowns to lift Longview to a 21-13 victory. The win keeps Longview undefeated on the season at 5-0, but most importantly sitting 2-0 in district play. The win lifted John King to his 100th district victory as head coach of the Lobos in his 109th district contest. With a bye week behind us, the Forney Jackrabbits now stand in Longview’s way of fully claiming the district crown as the Jackrabbits sit as the only other district squad with an unblemished district record. Forney dominated West Mesquite in their district opener, 43-14, before dominating Lufkin, 41-21, at home. This is the second straight season for Forney to start district at 2-0, after having gone 1-13 in district contests in their previous two years. Forney’s 4-1 mark is its best start since starting 5-0 in 2015. Longview welcomes in Forney for the first time in its history to Lobo Stadium. After the win over Lancaster, the Lobos improved to 204-38-6 all-time at Lobo Stadium, dating back to it’s opening in 1976. The win over the Tigers was the 10th straight at home, and the 30th win out of the last 31 games there. Overall, the Lobos are 85-6 under John King at home. The Lobos also will be looking to clinch a winning record for the 22nd consecutive season, dating back to 2000. Overall, a win would give the Lobos their 81st winning season in 113 seasons of Lobo football.

    WEEK FIVE RESULTS FOR 7-5A DIVISION I:
    Lancaster 13 Longview 21
    Lufkin 21 Forney 41
    North Mesquite 30 West Mesquite 24
    Tyler 13 McKinney North 34

    WEEK SEVEN 7-5A DIVISION I SCHEDULE:
    McKinney North at West Mesquite (Thursday)
    Forney at Longview
    Lancaster at Tyler
    North Mesquite at Lufkin

    DISTRICT 7-5A DIVISION I STANDINGS
    1st. Longview (5-0, 2-0)
    2nd. Forney (4-1, 2-0)
    3rd. Lancaster (3-2, 1-1)
    4th. McKinney North (4-1, 1-1)
    5th. Tyler (1-4, 1-1)
    6th. North Mesquite (2-3, 1-1)
    7th. Lufkin (3-2, 0-2)
    8th. West Mesquite (3-2, 0-2)

    DISTRICT 8-5A DIVISION I OVERVIEW
    Last week - Baytown Goose Creek Memorial travels to Mont Belvieu Barbers Hill. Baytown Sterling travels to New Caney Porter. Crosby travels to Port Arthur Memorial. La Porte travels to Humble Kingwood Park. Baytown Lee was off.
    This week - Baytown Goose Creek Memorial travels to Humble Kingwood Park. Mont Belvieu Barbers Hill travels to Baytown Lee. New Caney Porter travels to Crosby. Port Arthur Memorial travels to La Porte. Baytown Sterling is off.

    LONGVIEW LOBOS
    Record: 5-0 (2-0)
    District: 7-5A Division I
    Coach: John King (202-44 in 19 seasons) (Playoffs: 45-17)
    First Year of Football: 1909
    All-Time Record: 761-355-52 (Playoffs: 74-44-1)
    Playoff Appearances: 47
    Last Playoff Appearance: 2021, Class 5A Division I Regional Round
    State Championships (2): 1937 (1A), 2018 (6A D2)
    State Championship Appearances (5): 1937 (1A), 1997 (5A D1), 2008 (4A D1), 2009 (4A D1), 2018 (6A D2)
    SCHEDULE:
    08.26 - at McKinney Boyd - Win 36-10
    09.02 - vs Marshall - Win 48-11
    09.09 - at Tyler Legacy - Win 69-0
    09.16 - at Lufkin - Win 56-7
    09.23 - vs Lancaster - Win 21-13
    10.07 - vs Forney
    10.14 - at North Mesquite
    10.21 - vs McKinney North
    10.28 - at Tyler
    11.04 - vs West Mesquite

    FORNEY JACKRABBITS
    Record: 4-1 (2-0)
    District: 7-5A Division I
    Coach: Jeff Fleener (11-5 in 2 seasons) (Playoffs: 0-1)
    First Year of Football: 1910
    All-Time Record: 614-401-24 (Playoffs: 38-30-1)
    Playoff Appearances: 32
    Last Playoff Appearance: 2021, 5A Division II Bi-District Round
    State Championships (0): n/a
    State Championship Appearances (1): 2000 (3A D2)
    SCHEDULE:
    08.26 - at Crandall - Loss 58-55
    09.01 - at Frisco Memorial - Win 34-14
    09.09 - vs Mesquite Poteet - Win 59-0
    09.16 - at West Mesquite - Win 43-14
    09.23 - vs Lufkin - Win 41-21
    10.07 - at Longview
    10.14 - at Lancaster
    10.21 - vs North Mesquite
    10.28 - at McKinney North
    11.04 - vs Tyler

    ON THIS DATE IN LOBO HISTORY: October 7th
    In 1927, Longview and Centenary College battled to a 0-0 tie at Fair Park in Longview.
    In 1932, Longview’s Custer hauled in a 12-yard reception for a touchdown in a 7-6 victory over Henderson at Fair Park in Longview.
    In 1938, Hardy Miller’s 24-yard touchdown marked the only Lobo score of the night in a 26-6 Highland Park victory over the Lobos at Highlander Stadium.
    In 1949, John Linney’s 4th quarter touchdown following a three yard Sonny Jones touchdown helped Longview to a 13-6 victory over Texas High at Grim Park.
    In 1955, Tony Rothrock and George Stone each tallied twice for the Lobos in a 39-6 victory over Weatherford at Lobo Stadium. Five lost fumbles plagued the Kangaroos on the day.
    In 1960, John Covington’s 25-yard marker followed by the ensuing two point conversion lifted West Monroe to an 8-6 win over Longview at Lobo Stadium. Willard Wright tallied the lone Lobo score for the day.
    In 1966, Jim Crosland rushed for two touchdowns to lift Highland Park to a 33-14 victory over Longview at Highlander Stadium. Steve Judy and Rodney Hill rushed for scores for the Lobos.
    In 1983, Joe Johnson rushed for two scores while Marlin Myers and O’Neal Jackson added one of their own in a 25-14 Longview win over Nacogdoches at Lobo Stadium.
    In 1988, Earnest Hunter tallied three scores on top of Shawn Lawson rushed in from two out as Longview rolled over Nacogdoches, 32-13, at Dragon Stadium. The Lobos rushed for 342 yards on the day.
    In 1994, Cory Hutchins rushed in from 27-yards out in a 7-7 deadlock with Lufkin at Lobo Stadium. Longview rushed for 267 yards on the day but penalties and fumbles plagued the Lobos on a rainy night.
    In 2011, 7 different Lobos tallied touchdowns as the Lobos rolled over Mesquite’s Skeeters 54-21 at E.H. Handy Stadium. Longview totaled up 524 yards on the day while holding the Skeeters to 21 rushing yards.

    7
    Longview in a blow out
    57.14%
    4
    Longview in a close one
    28.57%
    2
    Forney in a close one
    0%
    0
    Forney in a blow out
    14.29%
    1

    The poll is expired.

    Last edited by LoboFan07; 09-25-2022, 01:15 PM.
    THE HISTORY OF LONGVIEW LOBO FOOTBALL

    1937 1A, 2018 6A DIVISION II STATE CHAMPIONS
    1997
    5A D1, 2008 4A D1, 2009 4A D1 State Finalist
    41 District Championships
    '47, '75, '10, '17 State Semi-Finalist
    '40, '86, '96, '02, '07, '15 State Quarterfinalist
    '04, '11, '12, '13, '20, '21 Regional Finalist
    '83, '85, '87, '89, '91, '93, '01, '06, '14, '19 Area Finalist
    '24, '31, '34, '36, '42, '67, '72, '74, '76, '80, '84, '92, '03, '05, '16 Bi-District Finalist

  • #2
    Enjoyed the game last night. Tough gritty get ready for the post season type of game. That said I wonder what did Guyer do that was so effective against Lancaster. I would look at that tape and see what or where we could improve. Maybe a Zone Press defense. Great gutsy game. Longview and Forney should be a good game. Also #81 looked good playing DE; maybe we see more of that. Some guys are just gamers; I know #2 can play linebacker. #2 is a beast. The whole team is a problem for opponents. Keep up the great work.

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    • #3
      First post updated.
      THE HISTORY OF LONGVIEW LOBO FOOTBALL

      1937 1A, 2018 6A DIVISION II STATE CHAMPIONS
      1997
      5A D1, 2008 4A D1, 2009 4A D1 State Finalist
      41 District Championships
      '47, '75, '10, '17 State Semi-Finalist
      '40, '86, '96, '02, '07, '15 State Quarterfinalist
      '04, '11, '12, '13, '20, '21 Regional Finalist
      '83, '85, '87, '89, '91, '93, '01, '06, '14, '19 Area Finalist
      '24, '31, '34, '36, '42, '67, '72, '74, '76, '80, '84, '92, '03, '05, '16 Bi-District Finalist

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      • #4
        Game day. Beat Forney.
        THE HISTORY OF LONGVIEW LOBO FOOTBALL

        1937 1A, 2018 6A DIVISION II STATE CHAMPIONS
        1997
        5A D1, 2008 4A D1, 2009 4A D1 State Finalist
        41 District Championships
        '47, '75, '10, '17 State Semi-Finalist
        '40, '86, '96, '02, '07, '15 State Quarterfinalist
        '04, '11, '12, '13, '20, '21 Regional Finalist
        '83, '85, '87, '89, '91, '93, '01, '06, '14, '19 Area Finalist
        '24, '31, '34, '36, '42, '67, '72, '74, '76, '80, '84, '92, '03, '05, '16 Bi-District Finalist

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