As a white head coach of a predominantly black football team, La Vega head coach Don Hyde sent out a strong anti-racism tweet last week following the murder of George Floyd, which has led to protests across the country.
The University Interscholastic League (UIL) is extending its suspension of all UIL sanctioned activities due to the outbreak of COVID-19 in Texas. All contests, practices, rehearsals and workouts will remain suspended until further notice .
Roddrell Freeman rushed for 168 yards and three touchdowns, and Klyderion Campbell returned an interception for a touchdown in the Mart Panthers' 25-20 victory over the Hamlin Pied Pipers 25-20 Thursday at AT&T Stadium.
The Lampasas Badgers will need to beat the Liberty Hill Panthers for a second time this season to move on to the 4A-I semifinals, while the La Vega Pirates will try to avenge their only loss this season against the Argyle Eagles.