Football Regional Semifinals Set
Posted November 28, 2017 by East Texas Today |   

East Texas is again flexing its football muscles as we enter the Regional Semifinal round of the playoffs with more than 10 teams still in the hunt for a state championship.

But at this stage in the game, it means those teams must now play each other.

On Friday night, the defending Class 4A, Division 1 champion Carthage Bulldogs will face Silsbee at Abe Martin Stadium in Lufkin on 104.3 KGAS. Our broadcast will begin at 7pm with kickoff scheduled for 7:30pm.

The Tenaha Tigers can be heard on 103.7fm/1590am KGAS from Westwood High School in Palestine. Kickoff against Iola is set for 7pm. And the Timpson Bears can be streamed online against district foe Grapeland beginning at 6:45pm. Kickoff is at 7pm. The Bears came out on top in their regular season match up 44-20.

KPXI and KWRD will feature the two biggest matchups of the weekend. Henderson versus Kilgore can be found on 100.7 KPXI on Friday night. The two arch rivals will face off at Pine Tree’s Pirate Stadium in Longivew at 7pm.

West Rusk and Newton will be heard on 98.5fm/1470am KWRD. Both teams were ranked in the top 10 in the final regular season Associated Press poll. In the Harris Rating, Newton is in the top spot in Class 3A, Div. 2 with West Rusk at number seven.

Also on Friday night, the Waskom Wildcats will take on Garrison on 103.9 KMHT at 7:30pm in Carthage. Bulldog Stadium will also host Carlisle and San Augustine at 6pm Saturday on 100.7 KPXI.

Next week, the Regional Finals, also has the potential to feature some of the biggest matchups in the state. The Henderson-Kilgore winner will play the Carthage-Silsbee victor next week. Tenaha and Timpson will meet up again should they advance this Friday night as well.

The West Rusk and Newton winner advances to play either Waskom or Garrison. Carlisle and San Augustine will play for a chance to battle Centerville or Rivercrest.

All of our games can be streamed online this weekend as well. Click the team here you wish to hear — Carthage, Henderson, West Rusk, Waskom, Carlisle, Tenaha, Timpson