For weeks now, the last home game against the visiting New Braunfels Canyon Cougars had been circled on the calendar as one in which things might be a little different. After suffering multiple crushing losses against highly ranked district foes, the Hornets had an opponent on the calendar with which they matched up fairly well.
Since the beginning of his tenure as head coach for the East Central Hornets, Joe Hubbard has stressed to his players – and the fans – to believe in what they are building.
During their Oct. 20 road game against the New Braunfels Unicorns, the Hornets showed flashes of what Hubbard has been talking about. Despite the marked improvement from East Central, the Hornets fell to New Braunfels 44-7 at Unicorn Stadium to drop their record to 0-7 on the season.
“We thought that this week was going to...
Neither the record nor the scoreboard will be able to tell you the full story of what is going on with the 2017 edition of the East Central Hornets.
It is probably rare to draw parallels between Lao Tzu, the sixth-century Chinese philosopher, and the beloved sport of high school football, but the tilt between the East Central Hornets and visiting Victoria East Titans brings forth a quote...
San Benito may be best known as the hometown of Tejano, country, and rock ’n’ roll musician Freddy Fender, whose hit, “Before the Next Teardrop Falls,” may have offered consolation for East Central Sept. 2 after their long trip down south.