Author Archives: Mike Virdell

Playing Very Well, but Losing Does Not Jive

For all of the great effort by the Llano Yellow Jackets Friday night against power house Geronimo Navarro, the good effort does not make us feel any better.  Navarro is a combined 42-4 over the past four seasons.  They average … Continue reading

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Put East Side Aside, On to Important Stuff

The Yellow Jackets game against the East Side Panthers was two teams with little interest in the finer points of football.  East Side played hard, but had little to work with.  Llano played down to their competition, and there is … Continue reading

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Stepping Back Against Burnet…Moving Forward a Plus

The 31-21 loss to the Burnet Bulldogs may look like the Jackets took a step back in their progression to being a good football team.  But my take, while losing to the Bulldogs is disappointing, is that the Jackets should … Continue reading

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Jackets 2-2, and Improving

Over the past three weeks, the Yellow Jackets have played 2 1/2 games in which getting better was fun to watch.  The 51-15 win at Lago Vista Friday night can attest to that..  The Jackets have scored points, but maybe … Continue reading

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Perfect Score, Improvement Ahead

The 45-0 win against the Brady Bulldogs Friday night was what Jacket fans wanted.  The 45-0 score was what the Yellow Jackets had to have. Yet there were enough mistakes and flaws that even players know work is ahead.  The … Continue reading

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Sonora Loss Will Make Jackets Better

I have always hated the good loss excuse when it comes to anything football.  Rarely have I seen that to be the correct twist on a game.  But, a 42-28 loss Friday night to the 3-AAA 6th ranked Broncos may … Continue reading

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Let’s Beat Sonora

The Llano Yellow Jackets took it on the end of the nose Friday night against Smithville.  One might think for a moment that maybe the Jackets were just over confident against a team that had lost 18 of their last … Continue reading

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