Burleson football coach Gary McElroy was all smiles last Wednesday as he watched six of his players sign letters of intent to play football in college.
Burleson took out four weeks of frustration on Cleburne Friday night as the Elks retained the Silver Spike trophy with a 53-20 District 5-5A Division II win at Burleson ISD Stadium.
MIDLOTHIAN — A late rally by Burleson came up short Friday night and all but dashed the Elks’ dreams of returning the playoffs this season as Burleson fell to Midlothian, 34-23, in a District 5-5A
It was a game between the Elks and Bulldogs, but it featured a monkey wrench - as in the one that was thrown into the District 5-5A Division II playoff chase.
It was a game between the Elks and Bulldogs, but it featured a monkey wrench - as in the one tha
ALEDO — Yes, the Burleson Elks lost their District 5-5A Division II football game to the Aledo Bearcats Friday night, 46-6. But don’t tell Elks coach Gary McElroy that his team got embarrassed.
Hank Meyer’s first play as a varsity quarterback still gives him nightmares.
As a freshman last season, Meyer fumbled the snap during Centennial’s playoff loss to Mansfield.
One mistake can swing a football game.
And in a rivalry game like Friday night’s “Hall of Fame/Boot Game” between Burleson and Centennial a turnover can be monumental.
ARLINGTON — Each week, Burleson’s defense steps things up to another level.