Football honors take center stage, with four Lometa Hornets named to the Texas Six-Man Coaches Association Division 1, Region 4 All-Region team, with All District accolades also handed out. Senior Dylan Straley was tapped as Region 4 Newcomer of the Year, District Offensive
MVP and he made the All State squad as an Honorable Mention spread-back. Hector Rivera, also a senior, is a second-team pick at All Region wide receiver and made the All District first team. Senior wide receiver and utility player Brandon Lilly, the team's only two-way starter, is a first team All District tight end and linebacker, while senior safety Coty Hand was named the District Defensive MVP. Congratulations!
Another kudo goes to former Copperas Cove Bulldawg quarterback Robert Griffin III. RG3, the Baylor Bear signal caller who picked up the Heisman Trophy last weekend, has now been named College Football Player of the Year by the Sporting News. Tonight's basketball lineup has the Badger teams going up against Georgetown Eastview. The girls games will be at Badger Gym while the boys travel. Sub-varsity action tips off at 5:15pm. The Lometa Hornet squads are headed for Lohn and two varsity-only matchups at 6:30pm. Cove's Lady Dawgs are in Temple for a District 12-5A quadruple header, starting with the freshman Blue game at 4:30pm. The Bulldawg boys are hosting Killeen High starting with the freshman Blue team at 5:30pm