Thank you parents, fans and family for your support of the Rangers in the district opening victory over wakeland 21-13. This improves our record to (3-0 overall, 1-0 in district). The Rangers will continue district play this Friday September 19 vs. Liberty @ Frisco Memorial. Come out and support your team as we look to take down the Liberty redhawks and move to 2-0 in district 9-5A.
Varsity: (per Dallas Morning News)
Frisco Lone Star 21, Frisco Wakeland 13
Jason Shelley passed for 143 yards, rushed for 143 yards and scored all three of Frisco Lone Star’s touchdowns in a 21-13 win over Frisco Wakeland on Thursday night at Toyota Stadium.
Lone Star led 21-0 at halftime on Shelley’s three total touchdowns, including a 7-yard scamper with just 20 seconds left in the first half.
Wakeland opened the second half with an 18-yard touchdown run by Brent Altieri. After a Lone Star turnover, Wakeland scored on Noah Anderson’s 24-yard TD pass to Justice Williams. Wakeland had an opportunity to force overtime in the closing seconds but was stopped a yard short of the first down at the Lone Star 3-yard line.
Lone Star and Wakeland came into the contest averaging more than 50 points per game but combined for nine turnovers.
On Wednesday the Lone Star JV football team battled a tough Wakeland team at Wakeland Stadium. The Rangers moved the ball down the field repeatedly on offense but were unable to score. The defense made some big tackles for losses against the Wolverines but couldn't keep them out of the endzone. In the end the Rangers suffered their first loss of the season, 28-0.
On Wednesday night, the Lone Star Ranger Freshman battled the Wakeland Wolverines. The Silver team fought hard, but came up short in 37-0 loss. The silver team was led on offense by Condae Thomas with a long run of 22 yards. The defense was led by Dominic Petro.
The Blue team battle hard for four quarters coming up short 30-7. The Rangers were led on offense by Connor Obrien who brought in 3 catches on the night. The highlight of the night was a 83 yard kickoff return by Adrian Thomas for a Ranger touchdown.
Game Times/Locations vs. Liberty
- Varsity vs. Liberty Friday Sept. 19 @ Memorial Stadium 7pm (LSHS Visiting team)
- JV vs. Liberty Thursday Sept. 18 @ LSHS Stadium 5:30pm
- 9th A vs. Liberty Thursday Sept. 18 @ Liberty High School 5:30pm
*****We are currently looking for a second 9th grade game as Liberty is only fielding one 9th grade team. We will keep you posted on this.**
***We need parent volunteers weekly to help run chains during JV and 9th games. Contact Cassy Moore firstname.lastname@example.org
VARSITY / JV PRACTICE TIMES / REPORT TIMES (No jv morning meetings)
- MONDAY- VARSITY TEAM MEETING / VIDEO REPORT BY 7:35AM!! PRACTICE DURING ATHLETIC PERIOD, E.O.P. 5:45PM
- TUESDAY – VARSITY VIDEO REPORT BY 7:50AM!! PRACTICE DURING ATHLETIC PERIOD, E.O.P.- 5:45PM
- WEDS.- VARSITY VIDEO REPORT BY 7:50AM!! PRACTICE DURING ATHLETIC PERIOD, E.O.P. 4:45PM
9TH GRADE PRACTICE TIMES / REPORT TIMES
Mon / Tues REPORT TIME 6:15AM; PRACTICE DURING ATHLETIC PERIOD, END OF PRACTICE 4:10PM
Weds – Report Time 6:40am; PRACTICE DURING ATHLETIC PERIOD, END OF PRACTICE 4:10PM
WEEK 4 OF SCHOOL – KEYS FOR SUCCESS
- MAKE SURE ALL STUDENT ATHLETES ARE STAYING ON TOP OF THEIR ASSIGNMENTS!
- EXTRA STUDY EVERY NIGHT – STUDY!!!! STUDY!!!
- GET TO TUTORIALS IF NEEDED
- STAY ORGANIZED, BE PREPARED
- WE WANT TO CONTINUE WINNING ON AND OFF THE FIELD!
5 Life Skills that we learn in football that will affect their lives:
2. PHYSICAL CONDITIONING
3. RELATING TO PEERS
4. RELATING TO AUTHORITY
5. REACTING TO AND HANDLING EMOTION
Please continue to re-iterate these with your son! The more we grow in these 5 Life Skills the more successful our athletes will become on and off the field.
Thank you for your continued support of the program! Please check out the booster club website at www.lonestarfootballnation.com for updates.
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WIN THE DAY!!
Athletic Coordinator / Head Football Coach