Reality began to set in as Carroll quarterback Davis Clapp kneeled for the final time; the season and for Falcon Football seniors was over.
The general consensus is that football receives the most payment of any sport in the school. While I cannot confirm or deny this, I do know one thing: based on our geographic location, this makes sense.
Last Thursday, Oct. 10, Timber Creek lost to Denton Guyer by a score of 30-0 at the Keller ISD Stadium. The game–which only lasted one half due to inclement weather–got out of hand in the first half.
Last Friday, Oct. 4, Timber Creek lost an unfortunate game to Keller. Falling to a 1-4 record, the Falcons are in a hole when it comes to their playoff chances.
Last Friday, Sept. 27, the Falcons lost a thrilling game to the Eaton Eagles by a score of 23-20. The affair saw Creek comeback twice to tie the ballgame, big defensive stops, and of course an Eaton game winning field goal in overtime.
The 2019 Falcon Football campaign began in an away match-up against Rockwall Heath on Aug. 29, and while confidence was high, execution simply was not there, as the boys in purple and gold lost a tough game to start the season.
The sun shines down upon a team putting in hours of arduous work on a hot Texas summer day. Exhausted and ready to feel the cool feeling of air conditioning on their burnt skin, the team fights through, preparing for a long, intense season. The slightest mistake could be the difference between glory or failure.