Mexia football coach Aaron Nowell said, statistically, the Blackcats improved in a number of areas this season.
Kendrick Johnson came back home to Mexia to coach last year. On Tuesday night, the 2007 Mexia High School graduate had a successful debut as the Mexia girls basketball coach.
The Coolidge football team’s hope of making a run in the playoffs tumbled to the ground like the long passes they could not connect on in the final seconds of a 50-48 loss at Penelope in their final regular-season game Friday, Nov. 3.
Four area football teams are preparing for bi-district playoff games this week. Two are setting their sights on basketball and the offseason.