Author Archives: Mike Virdell

2018 All District Team Continues

While Llano had 8 Yellowjackets make the First Team All District team, maybe just as important are the 11 Yellowjackets that were listed on the second team.  The strength and depth shows why Llano has taken a very positive move … Continue reading

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Jackets and the All-District Team 2018

The All-District team was announced last week.  We put this in Play To Win, Just for the Record.  I’ve been waiting several weeks to begin my articles, but really felt it unfair to make statements that might give false hope … Continue reading

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2018 Seniors Give Base to Build Future

The 2018 seniors have had time to start reflecting on the success of their seniors year.  Sure, it could have been better, but there will only be one team out of 90 4-A, Division 11 schools that will have no … Continue reading

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Proud Jackets End 7-5 Season

The disappointment cannot be washed away in a few days after the Yellowjackets went down 62-31 in the final game of the 2018 season.  Yet the great seniors of this class will see that they had a very important part … Continue reading

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7-4 Jackets Win in OT, On to Area Game

I have written this article many times over this past weekend…all in my head…but only to try harder the next time. After the first quarter Friday night in Alamo Stadium in San Antonio, I actually was thinking the first sentence … Continue reading

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Defense, Special Teams Set Tone for Victory in San Angelo

A Blocked punt, 3 interceptions, an 84 yard punt return pushed the 2018 Yellowjackets record to 4-1 that earned Llano a victory over a large homecoming crowd in San Angelo Friday night. The Jacket defense just about played a complete … Continue reading

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Success In Brady, Not All Apple Pie

The 47-28 victory by the Llano Yellowjackets Friday night in Brady came with some hurt.  The possible loss of senior receiver Brooks Keele to an injury quieted the crowd, and sunk the Jacket team with an emotional blow. Keele’s 3 … Continue reading

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