Ranger Newsletter

Week 1 Games

Week 1 was a big success at all levels for the Rangers! All four of our teams (9th A/B, JV, and Varsity) were victorious in our week 1 game vs. Sherman.

We now direct our attention to Game #2 vs. the North Forney Falcons. Come out on Friday and support your Rangers as we look to move to 2-0!

Game Summaries

Varsity: (via Dallas Morning News)

SHERMAN-Jaylen Dixon caught two long touchdown passes, ran for another and had 240 combined yards from scrimmage as Frisco Lone Star defeated Sherman 48-14 on Friday night in the season opener for both teams.

Robert Hall added three short rushing touchdowns for Lone Star which had 510 yards of total offense.

Lone Star scored on its first five possessions of the game in building a 34-0 lead early in the second quarter. Dixon opened the game with a deep 80-yard catch from Jason Shelley, who completed 19 of 25 passes for 324 yards.  Defensively the Rangers were led by Kelvin Apari and Nic Bolton.


JV Game

On August 26th, the Lone Star JV football team welcomed the the Bearcats of Sherman to Lone Star stadium. The Rangers raced out to a 21-6 halftime lead and then held for a tight 27-22 victory. The offense scored 3 touchdowns by Caleb Petty, Lamachus Rivers, and Zach Douglas. The defense also put 6 points on the board when Gabriel Hodges returned and interception 65 yards for a touchdown. The JV travels to North Forney next Thursday night for their first road game of the season. Go Rangers!

Freshman Game

On Thursday night the Freshman Rangers traveled to Bearcat Stadium in Sherman. The Freshman Silver Team set the tone by forcing an immediate 3 and out by Sherman. The Silver offense took the field and marched to a 45 yard scoring drive, capped off by an Elias Hernandez TD run! Defensively, the Silver Rangers were led by solid play from both Alex and Nicholas Jo who took up residence in the Bearcat backfield all night! Grant Hardy would lead the SIlver offense connecting with Logan Becker for a 38 yard bomb that would put the rangers up 14-0. The final buzzer would end the game at 16-0 for a Silver team win!

The Navy Freshman Rangers took the field against a solid Bearcat opponent. The Bearcats opened the game with a ten play scoring driving that saw the Ranger defense come up with some big hits! Trailing 6-0 the Ranger offense took the field, though having a slow start on the first two possessions, the Navy Offense soon found their groove. Nick Kitchens found pay dirt 3 times with one coming on a 63 yard Kick return for a score. Offensively, the Rangers found big plays from Ryan Richard and Mason Nagel. Defensively, the Navy team would not give up another score all night. Led by Aaron Earp and Jordan Bourne, the Ranger D was dominate against the Bearcat offense. In the end, the Navy team would walk away with a 22-6 victory!

Next Thursday, the Ranger Navy and Silver will have their home opener here at LSHS Field against North Forney at 5:30 and 7:00! Go Rangers! 

WEEK 2 GAME TIMES / LOCATION

  • Varsity: Friday Sept. 4 7pm @ Frisco Memorial Stadium
  • JV: Thursday Sep. 3 5:30pm @ North Forney High School 6170 Falcon Way Forney, TX 75126
  • 9th Grade B: Thursday Sept. 3 5:30pm @ Lone Star Stadium; A team to follow at 7pm

***ONLINE TICKET PURCHASES http://tickets.friscoisd.org/

REPORT TIMES (JV No am meetings)

  • Varsity 7am Monday/Tuesday
  • Varsity 7:55am Weds.
  • Varsity- No morning meetings Thursday/Friday
  • 9th Grade- Monday/Tuesday/Weds.- 6:10am
  • 9th Grade- No morning practice Thursday/Friday

IMPORTANT DATES

  • MONDAY SEPTEMBER 7th – NO SCHOOL MANDATORY MORNING PRACTICE (practice times TBA)
  • MONDAY OCTOBER 12TH – NO SCHOOL MANDATORY MORNING PRACTICE

Dallas Morning News TOP PERFORMERS:

Jason Shelley and Jaylen Dixon - click link below

http://www.dallasnews.com/sports/high-schools/headlines/20150829-week-1-high-school-football-top-performers.ece

HYDRATE, HYDRATE, HYDRATE!!!!  Make sure your athlete is hydrating and getting at least 8 hours of sleep each night. 

ACADEMICS
As we enter week 2 of the school year the workload in each class will increase.  Please make sure your student/athlete is studying, preparing and staying on top of all their classes.  We want to continue winning on and off the field!

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If we want to win championships, we must be champions daily in all we do! 

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5 Life Skills that we learn in football that will affect their lives:
1. DISCIPLINE
2. PHYSICAL CONDITIONING
3. RELATING TO PEERS
4. RELATING TO AUTHORITY
5. REACTING TO AND HANDLING EMOTION

Read the article on the "FIVE LIFE SKILLS"

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.

Follow me on twitter: @CoachJRayburn

 

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Jeff Rayburn
Athletic Coordinator / Head Football Coach

 

Upcoming Events

Varsity Rangers vs North Forney - Home FISD Memorial @ 7:00pm

JV Rangers vs North Forney - Away @ 5:30pm

Freshman Silver/Navy vs North Forney @ LSHS Stadium @ 5:30pm/7:00pm

LABOR DAY - Monday - Sept. 7
VARSITY
8:00AM PLAYERS REPORT
11:20AM E.O.P. / DISMISSED

JV
8:30AM PLAYERS REPORT
11:20AM E.O.P. / DISMISSED

9TH GRADE
6:10AM PLAYERS REPORT
8:30AM E.O.P. / DISMISSED



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