Decade-Long Losing Streak Ends For North Texas High School Football Team

Decade-Long Losing Streak Ends For North Texas High School Football Team
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NO COMMENT FROM BETO O’ROURK OR HIS CAMPAIGN VIE I CAN’T HIS TWITTER FEED TODAY. — VIA HIS TWITTER FEED TODAY. ONE FORT WORTH TEAM HAS ALREADY HAD THE BEST SEASON THEY HAVE HAD IN 10 YEARS IN ONE NIGHT. IT IS HARD TO IMAGINE THAT. WE’RE LIVE AT DIAMOND HILL JARVIS HIGH SCHOOL IN FORT WORTH TO FILL US IN ON THE BACK STORY HERE. MARY ANNE? Reporter: DOUG, THE EAGLES LOST 77 GAMES IN A ROW. THAT IS UNTIL LAST NIGHT. THIS IS THE MARQUEE IN FRONT OF THE HIGH SCHOOL HERE, AND NOW A LOT OF PEOPLE, INCLUDING A LOT OF THE PEOPLE WHO GO TO SCHOOL HERE, WONDERING IF THE EAGLES ARE ABOUT TO HAVE A CINDERELLA SEASON. [ CHEERING ] Reporter: PANDEMONIUM ON THE FOOTBALL FIELD AS THE DIAMOND HILL JARVIS EAGLES BREAK THE CURSE. THEIR FIRST WIN IN A DECADE. I WAS MIND BLOWN BECAUSE I HAVE NEVER HAD SUPPORT FROM MY COMMUNITY. Reporter: THE RUNNINGBACK SCORED SEVERAL OF THE TOUCHDOWNS AS THEY DEFEATED CONRAD 40-12 IN THE FIRST GYM OF THE SEASON. — GYM OF GAME OF THE SEASON. A SURPRISE PARADE HELD FOR THE PLAYERS. IT DOES FEEL LIKE THERE IS NEW LIFE IN THE SYSTEM. COACH, I WANT TO PLAY! BEFORE I HAD TO BEG THEM TO PLAY. Reporter: THE EAGLES HAVE BEEN IN A REBUILDING PHASE SINCE THE NEW COACH IN 2017. THE PARENTS SAY THE COACHING STAFF HAS IMPLEMENTED NEW TRAINING STANDARDS AND ENCOURAGED POSITIVITY AND ACCOUNTABILITY BUT IT IS A JOB THAT THE COACH ALMOST DIDN’T TAKE. IT TOOK ME A MONTH OR SO BEFORE I ACTUALLY APPLIED FOR THE JOB BECAUSE I HAD JUST GOTTEN REMARRIED. I DON’T KNOW IF I NEED TO TAKE THAT ON, TOO. Reporter: THE COACH AND PLAYERS ARE WELL AWARE THIS IS JUST ONE GAME. AND THIS DOESN’T MEAN ANYTHING TO NEE, THE STREAK, AS — ANYTHING TO ME, THE STREAK, AS LONG AS WE CAN KEEP WORKING HARD, WE CAN ACHIEVE ANYTHING.. Reporter: THEY HAVE NINE

4 thoughts on “Decade-Long Losing Streak Ends For North Texas High School Football Team

  1. 10 years? I’m surprised they didn’t cut the program. Schools are always looking at ways to save on the budget. Kudos to the coach for taking on such a hard task.

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