Coach Skinner and Craig Etheredge break down last weeks win vs. the Polytechnic Parrots. Coach recognizes his seniors and they talk about our next district game vs. Dunbar.
Coach Skinner and Craig Etheredge break down last weeks loss vs. Lake Dallas. Coach recognizes a few more seniors and then they discuss this weeks Homecoming game.
Craig and Jim start with our first district win vs. the Highlanders. join them as they go into the stats and play by play. Chris Martinez, the Hawks Defensive Coordinator, also joins the show and talks about some of the decisions behind the current scheme.
Craig and Jim are joined by the spirit organizations that keep the crowd going throughout our games. Jim also talks about a few of the seniors and how they have contributed. Finally, we turn to this Thursday’s game vs. the Highlanders
Craig Etheredge and Coach Skinner discuss the loss against the Bulldogs on Friday night. Listen as they talk about what went wrong, and what was done right. Craig goes over the game quarter by quarter and discusses some of the stats, and a few of the calls that were made on the field.
Coach Skinner and Craig are joined by Alan Smith, the Hawks quarterback coach, to discuss upcoming young quarterbacks, and some of the plays that were called during our win vs. the Byron Nelson Bobcats. Hear all the stats and analysis as they go quarter by quarter.
NORTH RICHLAND HILLS — Isaiah Duarte and Birdville had just enough in them to earn their first win of the season, a 49-42 victory over Trophy Club Nelson on Friday night at the Birdville Fine Arts/Athletics Complex.
Locked in a battle of premier running backs, Duarte was everything the Hawks (1-2) needed, rushing for 254 yards and four touchdowns, including a 63-yard rumble with just over a minute to play that put the Bobcats (1-2) away.
Nelson running back Courtney Miles was his equal, turning ordinary rushes into explosive plays. The Bobcats’ leader collected 294 yards and three touchdowns in the game. Two of his three scores came in the second half, and he collected 63 yards on the Bobcats’ final scoring drive.
Birdville can breathe easier knowing it didn’t let a 14-point halftime lead slip away. Having capped the second quarter with back-to-back touchdowns, the Hawks never relinquished the lead.
Quarterback Will Hayward didn’t make Duarte do it alone. He accounted for 154 yards, including 136 on the ground.
By Sam Morton
Special to the Star-Telegram
Coach Holbrook gives a short interview on the sideline after the Byron Nelson win.
This week Coach will discuss our loss vs. Mansfield and what it will take to beat Byron Nelson. Our special guest is Mr. Wells who talks about the football program in general.
A few thoughts on the game:
*Overall, I thought this was an improvement from week 1. Despite the loss, this performance was an encouraging one. Right now, this team is in it’s rebuilding process.
*I saw a spark on the offense that wasn’t there at Prosper was it like the steam roll led offense we are used to seeing with Xavier Turner? No, absolutely not. The offense, however managed to supply some sparks, but came up a little short. The Hawks were able to make this look interesting in the fourth quarter, after trailing 32-14 in the third, Birdville answered back and came as close as 32-27.
*Speed, Receivers coordinator coach Vince Bonner said before the game that speed was going to be their biggest challenge. If you want to look at the running stats, than I guess you could say it was a successful night for the Hawks. Running back Isaiah Duarte tailed off 216 yards on 36 carries, crossing the goal line twice.
NORTH RICHLAND HILLS: The Hawks showed a spark on offense that wasn’t there in week one. Birdville running back, Isaiah Duarte had 222 yards, and two touchdown runs, Birdville quarterback Will Hayward completed 6 of 14 passing attempts, but it wasn’t enough to stop the opponent, Mansfield Summit who put up a comeback after trailing the Hawks 14-3. Mansfield put up 473 yards of offense in this one, led by Junior quarterback Braedon Nolan who threw for 3 touchdowns in the game. Chipping in on the comeback was Sophomore running back Derek Johnson in the Jaguars 47-27 road victory at the Birdville fine arts athletic complex.