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Tahoka Bulldogs

Tahoka to Challenge Lope's Unblemished Record

Week 3 Football Preview

Published Sept. 19, 2012 @ 9:21 p.m.

In Week 3 of the 2012 season the Post Bold Gold Antelopes (3-0) welcome neighbor Tahoka (1-2) of District 2-1A, Division I, Friday at Jimmie Redman Memorial Stadium for a non-district game.

The Bulldogs bring a one game win streak from last week's vic over Post's district foe Lubbock Roosevelt, 34-27.  The Bold Gold are coming off a win against Slaton in overtime, 22-15.

The JV game is Thursday at Tahoka at 6:00 p.m.  The JV Lopes, also 3-0, beat Slaton 20-12 last week.

The junior high teams play Thursday for their first home game with the combined B-team scheduled for 4:30 p.m. against Childress and the 7th and 8th grades games to follow against Tahoka.  All games will be played at Redman Stadium. 
 
The last time Post and Tahoka varsity teams played was in 2007 when Post won 55-0.

Post's Coach Steve Smith expects Tahoka to be similar to Slaton in size and athleticism. 

Meanwhile the Bulldogs will try to contain Post's offense which is averaging 391 yards a game while the defense is allowing only 277 yards.  The Lope's successful running attack is behind tailback D.J. Brown who is averaging over 193 yards on the ground.  Quarterback Pake Jones is averaging 72 yards in the air while receiver Dalton Holly is catching 2.3 passes for 51 yards a game.

The game broadcast will be available at PostSportsRadio.com.  The pregame starts at 7:10 and kickoff is at 7:30 p.m.  The webcast can be listened to on computers, tablets and smart phones.  So the game can be heard by those at the game.

FOOTBALL STANDINGS:  District 2-2a Division II (as of 9/14/2012) *Region This Week's
TEAM SEASON DISTRICT LAST WEEK'S RESULTS PF PA Ranking Opponent
Post 3--0 0-0 W, Slaton, 22-15 93 55 7 Tahoka
Abernathy 2--0 0-0 W, Sundown, 34-0 85 0 3 Canadian
Tulia 2--1 0-0 L, Quanah, 51-33 115 101
Panhandle
Floydada 1--2 0-0 L, Lockney, 27-25 95 61
at Childress
Olton 0--3 0-0 L, Dimmitt, 33-0 7 97
Olton
Roosevelt 0--3 0-0 L, Tahoka, 34-27 55 97
Muleshoe
Legend:  PF - Points For, PA - Points Against.        *TexasHSFootball.com



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