WEEK FOURTEEN: LONGVIEW VS DENTON RYAN
December 26th, 2020

Next Game: Longview will take on the Denton Ryan from Mesquite Memorial Stadium in the 1st meeting between the two schools, at 7:30 PM on Friday, December 18th.

This will be the first ever meeting between the two schools.

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WEEK FOURTEEN: LOBOS VS RAIDERS
December 26th, 2020

When: 2 p.m., Saturday

Where: Memorial Stadium, Mesquite

Coaches

Denton Ryan: Dave Henigan (7 seasons, 86-10)

Longview: John King (17th season, 188-39)...read more.

LOBOS TAKE ON NO. 1 DENTON RYAN IN MESQUITE
December 26th, 2020

Go play the game.

That's the message, plain and simple, that Longview head coach John King had for his team throughout Christmas week as the Lobos prepared for their showdown with top-ranked Denton Ryan in the third round of the playoffs.

"We've worked on getting better as a...read more.

TRUST A BIG PART OF LOBO SEASON
December 24th, 2020

Nineteen weeks has led to a practice for third-round playoff game on Christmas Eve for the Longview Lobos.

The challenges that Texas high school football teams have endured and overcome and the Lobos have met those obstacles head on and, most importantly to them, together.

"We started this back in the summer and it's been a lot of...read more.

LOBOS BEGIN PREP FOR NO. 1 DENTON RYAN
December 22nd, 2020

Someone called them underdogs last week and whether that played a factor or not, the Lobos delivered a prototypical playoff performance in all three phases.

Behind a big night defensively, the Lobo offense got going and the kicking game was solid in a big win over No. 3 Lancaster in the area round.

"You talk about the things it takes to...read more.

LOBOS TORCH NO. 3 LANCASTER, 56-20
December 19th, 2020

Longview did everything it was going to take to win its second-round showdown with Lancaster on Friday night.

And then some.

Behind a dominant, turnover-forcing night from the Lobo defense, Longview's offense cashed in on the opportunities - scoring 42 unanswered points - for a ...read more.

WEEK THIRTEEN: LONGVIEW VS LANCASTER
December 18th, 2020

Next Game: Longview will take on the Lancaster Tigers from Mesquite Memorial Stadium in the 2nd meeting between the two schools, at 7:30 PM on Friday, December 18th.

The Lobos lead the series, 1-0-0. Longview won the last meeting between the two programs, 49-22, in 2008.

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WEEK 13 - AREA: LOBOS VS TIGERS
December 18th, 2020

When: 7:30 p.m. Friday

Where: Memorial Stadium, Mesquite

Records: Longview 8-2; Lancaster 10-0

Coaches

Lancaster: Chris Gilbert (10th season, 89-35)

Longview: John King (17th season, 187-38)...read more.

LOBOS SET FOR SHOWDOWN WITH LANCASTER
December 18th, 2020

If there's any such thing as a postseason measuring stick, Longview’s second round showdown with Lancaster is it.

Both teams fully took care of business in the games that they were expected to do so in - Longview's 37-point average margin of victory in four district games and one playoff game to go with Lancaster’s mind-boggling numbers put up in a 10-0 run, which includes one forfeit win. The Tigers average 65.2 points per game.

So that sets up a bit of the...read more.

HALE BROTHERS LEADING CHARGE FOR LOBOS
December 15th, 2020

Jalen Hale got called up as a freshman at Longview, something that hasn't happened in a long time in Lobo football, and was admittedly nervous.

That's until he stepped on the field.

Waiting for him were his two older brothers...read more.

LOBOS BEGIN PREP FOR NO. 3 LANCASTER IN SECOND ROUND
December 14th, 2020

Speed and physicality collide Friday night when Longview and Lancaster lock up in a second round playoff game at Mesquite's Memorial Stadium.

Lancaster checks in at No. 3 in Class 5A, Division II at a 10-0 record, full of, to put it lightly, dominating wins in District 6-5A, DI.

Say what you will about their district, Longview head coach John King knows what he...read more.

AREA TEAMS MOVE ON IN POSTSEASON
December 13th, 2020

It's statement season, and teams from throughout East Texas made themselves heard loud and clear on Friday night.

Seventy-five percent of the Class 4A state championships are made up of East Texas teams and for the first time in history, Longview and Pine Tree are moving on to the second round of the playoffs together.

"We've got a lot of ...read more.

LONGVIEW SLAMS LUFKIN, 41-5
December 12th, 2020

The Lufkin Panthers knew they would need a near flawless performance if they hoped to take down the eighth-ranked Longview Lobos. When the mistakes piled up and the vaunted Lobos' ground game took over, the Panthers didn't stand a chance.

Kaden Meredith and Markevin Haynes combined for 347 yards and 5 touchdowns as the Lobos coasted to a 41-5 win in Class 5A Division I Region II playoff action at Lobo Stadium Friday night.

Meredith broke the record for...read more.

LOBOS RUN OVER LUFKIN, 41-5, AS MEREDITH SETS RECORD
December 12th, 2020

Just ahead of Kaden Meredith's record-setting touchdown was Markevion Haynes providing a huge block.

Together, the Lobo duo ran over Lufkin on Friday night.

Meredith set two school records and Haynes turned in a big night on the ground as Longview rolled to a...read more.

WEEK TWELVE: LONGVIEW VS LUFKIN
December 11th, 2020

Next Game: Longview will take on the Lufkin Panthers from Lobo Stadium in the 84th meeting between the two schools, at 7:30 PM on Friday, December 11th.

The Lobos lead the series, 42-37-4. Longview won the last meeting between the two programs, 24-21, in 2019.

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BI-DISTRICT: LOBOS VS PANTHERS
December 11th, 2020

Time: 7:30 p.m. tonight

Stadium: Lobo Stadium

Records: Lufkin 6-4; Longview 7-2

Coaches

Lufkin: Todd Quick (9th season, 70-34)

Longview: John King (17th season, 186-39)...read more.

PRIZE FIGHT: LOBOS TAKE ON PANTHERS
December 11th, 2020

A prize fight, that's how Longview head coach John King described the game every time that the Lobos and Lufkin step on a field together.

No matter the circumstances - a regular-season game or a do-or-die playoff —-this rivalry delivers every time and brings out the best of both programs.

"That's Longview vs. Lufkin, a...read more.

LOBOS PREPARE FOR ANOTHER SHOWDOWN WITH LUFKIN
December 8th, 2020

John King ended Monday's practice going through some history, both the highlights and lowlights, from the numerous times the Lobos and Lufkin Panthers have squared off.

While King had a long list of things to speak on, a few key components, no matter the magnitude of any particular game, always remained the same.

"Twenty-five times in 18 years, that's a long history, some good and...read more.

LOBOS SQUARE OFF WITH LUFKIN TO OPEN POST SEASON
December 7th, 2020

Learn, adapt and move on.

If there's a theme for 2020 in football or just in every day life, that's it, Longview head coach John King noted late Friday night after the Lobos wrapped the regular season with a dominant win over Tyler High.

"They've powered through everything that everyone has had to deal with and it says a lot about these kids, both here and...read more.

BY THE NUMBERS: LOBOS VS LIONS
December 6th, 2020

Staff writer Hayden Henry takes a by-the-numbers look at Longview's 58-14 win over Tyler High on Friday at Rose Stadium in Tyler:

6: Scoreless quarters for the Lobo defense against Tyler High, dating back to a 42-0 Lobo win in 2019. Tyler scored midway through the third quarter on Friday night against the Lobo second-team defense.

6: Yard line when...read more.

LONGVIEW ROLLS BY TYLER IN REGULAR SEASON FINALE
December 5th, 2020

Two Longview runners rushed for more than 100 yards as the Lobos scored a 58-14 victory over the Tyler Lions on a chilly Friday night at Christus Trinity Mother Frances Rose Stadium.

Longview (7-2, 4-1) finishes No. 2 in District 7-5A Division I behind Highland Park and is expected to host Lufkin next week in a bi-district playoff at Lobo Stadium.

The Lions end a disappointing season at ...read more.

MEREDITH TIES RECORD AS LOBOS ROLL OVER LIONS, 58-14
December 5th, 2020

Kaden Meredith will get a chance to break a Lobo record inside Lobo Stadium.

Both of those things - an opportunity at history and a home playoff game - came as a result of another dominant win.

Meredith scored three touchdowns, tying the Lobos' career touchdown mark, as Longview blasted Tyler High ...read more.

WEEK ELEVEN: LONGVIEW AT TYLER
December 4th, 2020

Next Game: Longview will take on the Tyler Lions from Earl Campbell Field at Trinity Mother Frances Rose Stadium in the 97th meeting between the two schools, at 7:30 PM on Friday, December 4th.

Longview won the last meeting between the two programs, 42-0, in 2019.

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WEEK 11: LOBOS AT LIONS
December 3rd, 2020

When/Where: 7:30 p.m. Friday

Field/Stadium: Earl Campbell Field at Christus Trinity Mother Frances Rose Stadium (609 Fair Park Drive, Tyler, Texas 75701)

Records: Longview Lobos (6-2, 3-1), Tyler Lions (2-6, 2-3)

Coaches:

John King, Longview

Ricklan Holmes, Tyler...read more.

LOBOS TRAVEL TO TYLER WITH PLAYOFF GAME ON LINE
November 30th, 2020

Longview head coach John King closed out a chilly practice on Monday with a history lesson that also served as a warning as the Lobos head into the regular season finale on Friday.

In 2007, the Lobos, at 6-1, traveled to take on Tyler High, who came into the game at 1-6. It took a special teams blunder from the Lions late in the fourth quarter for Longview to squeak out a 10-6 win and lock in a playoff spot for, at the time, the seventh-consecutive season.

King lamented on the trip 13 years later with Longview, who locked up its...read more.

LOBOS CONTINUE PLAYING TOTAL-TEAM BALL
November 28th, 2020

A knot in the stomach usually accompanies Longview head coach John King when the Lobos hit the practice field on Thanksgiving Day.

With the adjusted schedule in 2020, practice on Thursday was under different circumstances as the Lobos prepared for the penultimate game of the season.

"Normally, you have a knot in your stomach because...read more.

LONGVIEW BLOWS PAST MCKINNEY NORTH, 55-10
November 28th, 2020

The Longview Lobos are headed to the playoffs for the 20th consecutive season, and on Friday Longview displayed all three phases of the game they'll need to take with them to have a successful postseason run.

Using a potent running game, a stifling defense and opportunistic special teams play, Longview rolled to a 55-10 win over McKinney North in a District 7-5A Division I skirmish at Lobo Stadium.

The win moves the Lobos to ...read more.

WEEK TEN: LONGVIEW VS MCKINNEY NORTH
November 27th, 2020

Next Game: Longview will take on the McKinney North Bulldogs from Lobo Stadium in the 1st meeting between the two schools, at 2:00 PM on Friday, November 27th.

This will be the first meeting between the two programs.

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WEEK TEN: LOBOS VS BULLDOGS
November 27th, 2020

McKinney North (3-5, 3-2) vs. Longview (5-2, 2-1)

When/Where: 2 p.m. Friday, Lobo Stadium, Longview

Coaches

Longview: John Coach (184-38 in 17 seasons)

McKinney North: Mike Fecci (73-58 in 12 seasons)...read more.

LOBOS BACK IN ACTION, PREP FOR MCKINNEY NORTH
November 23rd, 2020

It wasn't the longest stretch of 2020 that Longview had to go without a game.

But it sure felt like it.

The Lobos hit the practice field Monday for game week preparation after a...read more.

LOBOS ENTER SECOND OPEN WEEK
November 16th, 2020

Lobo football returns this week, but only for the freshmen.

It was all eyes on deck Monday coaching-wide as the Lobo ninth grade hit the practice field, the only team to do as the varsity squad enters its second-straight week without a game.

Longview had its District 7-5A, DI contest against Sherman canceled this past week due to...read more.

LOBOS' GAME WITH SHERMAN CANCELED DUE TO COVID-19
November 13th, 2020

Longview showed up to work on Monday, ready to bounce back with a bad taste in their mouth and get to work.

Then, 2020 happened.

The Lobos' game against Sherman set for the Friday was canceled Monday due to...read more.

WEEK EIGHT: LONGVIEW AT SHERMAN
November 13th, 2020

Next Game: Longview will take on the Sherman Bearcats from Bearcat Stadium in the 2nd meeting between the two schools, at 7:30 PM on Friday, November 13th.

The Bearcats lead the series, 1-0-0. Sherman won the last meeting, 10-3, in 1976.

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LOBOS' GAME WITH SHERMAN CANCELED DUE TO COVID-19
November 9th, 2020

Longview showed up to work on Monday, ready to bounce back with a bad taste in their mouth and get to work.

Then, 2020 happened.

The Lobos' game against Sherman set for the Friday was canceled Monday due to...read more.

CANCELED: LOBOS AT BEARCATS
November 9th, 2020

Longview's District 7-5A, DI contest set for Friday against Sherman has been canceled due to the Bearcat football team being quarantined, according to Lobo football coach John King.

The entire football program is being quarantined, King said, meaning that no games at any level will be played this week.

District 7-5A, DI has...read more.

BY THE NUMBERS: LOBOS VS SCOTS
November 8th, 2020

Staff writer Hayden Henry takes a by-the-numbers look at Longview's 18-13 loss to Highland Park on Friday night at Lobo Stadium:

18: Fewest points that Highland Park has scored since 2016, a span of 54 games.

9: Penalties for the Lobos, the second-highest amount of the season. Longview has been...read more.

ONE THAT GOT AWAY: LOBOS FALL TO SCOTS, 18-13
November 7th, 2020

There was never going to be much room for error in this one.

After taking its first lead in the fourth quarter and driving with a chance for it again, turnovers and penalties cost Longview in a 18-13 loss to Highland Park in a much-anticipated and hard-fought contest on Friday at Lobo Stadium.

Highland Park moves to 4-0 on the season and 2-0 in District 7-5A, DI, a pivotal win that puts the...read more.

WEEK SEVEN: LONGVIEW VS HIGHLAND PARK
November 6th, 2020

Next Game: Longview will take on the Highland Park Scots from Lobo Stadium in the 8th meeting between the two schools, at 7:30 PM on Friday, October 30th.

The Scots lead the series, 4-3-0. Longview won the last meeting, 41-14, in 1986.

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WEEK SEVEN: LOBOS VS SCOTS
November 6th, 2020

Time: 7:30 p.m., Friday

Stadium: Lobo Stadium, Longview

Coaches

Highland Park: Randy Allen (253-31, 22nd season; 406-89-6 overall)

Longview: John King (183-38, 17th season)...read more.

LOBOS PREPARE FOR SHOWDOWN WITH HIGHLAND PARK
November 2nd, 2020

John King first heard of Randy Allen as soon as he arrived in Texas.

It took a little while before the two coaches got to know one another and even longer for them to square off on the football field.

That wait is over.

In a highly-anticipated showdown...read more.

BY THE NUMBERS: LOBOS VS RAIDERS
November 1st, 2020

Staff writer Hayden Henry takes a by-the-numbers look at Longview's 52-17 win over Wylie East on Friday night in Wylie:

9: Total offensive snaps for the Lobos in the second half. Wylie East ran 66 plays and Longview finished with 33.

6: Straight third-down conversions missed by...read more.

LOBOS STEAMROLL WYLIE EAST, 52-17
October 31st, 2020

Longview made quick work of its second-straight district opponent on Friday night.

Now it's time for a showdown.

Behind another big night from Markevion Haynes and Kaden Meredith, Longview jumped to a...read more.

WEEK SIX: LONGVIEW VS WYLIE EAST
October 30th, 2020

Next Game: Longview will take on the Wylie East Raiders from Wylie Stadium in the 1st meeting between the two schools, at 7:30 PM on Friday, October 30th.

The series is tied 0-0-0.

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WEEK SIX: LOBOS AT RAIDERS
October 30th, 2020

Longview (4-1, 1-0) vs. Wylie East (1-2, 0-1)

When/Where: 7:30 p.m., Wylie Stadium

COACHES

Longview: John King (183-38 in 17 seasons)

Wylie East: Mike Doramdy (4-19 in 3 seasons)...read more.

BY THE NUMBERS: LOBOS VS WRANGLERS
October 25th, 2020

Staff writer Hayden Henry takes a by-the-numbers look at Longview's 49-24 win over West Mesquite on Friday at Lobo Stadium:

12: Tackles behind the line of scrimmage for the Lobo defense with 10 tackles for loss and two sacks. Charlie Templeton and Trevor Tamplin had two TFLs.

81: Seconds with three Lobo touchdowns coming off West Mesquite turnovers. Markevion Haynes and Kaden Meredith had...read more.

LOBOS DISMANTLE WEST MESQUITE, 49-24
October 24th, 2020

Longview's defense was high-flying and the ground game went to work to open District 7-5A, Division I action with a big win.

Coming away with turnovers on four-straight snaps from West Mesquite, Longview rolled to a 49-24 win over the Wranglers to move to 4-1 on the season on Friday night at Lobo Stadium.

The hits were big from the Lobos, who cashed...read more.

WEEK FIVE: LONGVIEW VS WEST MESQUITE
October 23rd, 2020

Next Game: Longview will take on the West Mesquite Wranglers from Lobo Stadium in the 1st meeting between the two schools, at 7:30 PM on Friday, October 23rd.

The series is tied 0-0-0.

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WEEK FIVE: LOBOS VS WRANGLERS
October 23rd, 2020

Longview (3-1) vs. West Mesquite (0-4)

When/Where: 7:30 p.m., Lobo Stadium

COACHES Longview: John King (17th season, 182-38)

West Mesquite: Frank Sandoval (1st season, 0-4)...read more.

LOBOS PREP FOR NEW FACES, UNCERTAINTY IN DISTRICT
October 22nd, 2020

Adding to the unknowns and uncertainty that has accompanied the 2020 season as a whole, Longview is gearing up for a district race that features plenty of new faces this season.

For three of the six district games - tonight's opponent West Mesquite, Wylie East and McKinney North — it will be the first time Longview has faced those opponents in program history. This season will mark the first time in 44 years that the Lobos have played Sherman and 34 years since Longview collided with Highland Park.

As for Tyler High...read more.

LOBO WRAP FOLLOWING LOBOS VS BRUINS
October 18th, 2020

Breaking down all the records and tidbits following Longview's 51-28 victory over the Beaumont West Brook...read more.

LOBOS STILL EYEING IMPROVEMENT HEADING INTO DISTRICT
October 17th, 2020

Things were tight and, at times, weren't going Longview's way Thursday night at Abe Martin Stadium in their non-district finale.

But the Lobos responded and found a way in a true representation of what the past month has been like.

After stumbling out of the gate to open the 2020 season, Longview heads into...read more.

BY THE NUMBERS: LOBOS VS BRUINS
October 17th, 2020

Staff writer Hayden Henry take a by-the-numbers look at Longview's 51-28 win over Beaumont West Brook on Thursday night at Abe Martin Stadium in Lufkin:

294: Total yards for Lobo running back Kaden Meredith, who had 243 rushing yards with four touchdowns and two catches for 51 yards, including a 40-yard touchdown catch, the first of his career.

3,016: Career rushing and receiving yards for Meredith - 2,838 on the ground. Meredith now ...read more.

MEREDITH, LOBOS RUN PAST WEST BROOK, 51-28
October 16th, 2020

Kaden Meredith was off and running from the start of Thursday night's showdown between Longview and Beaumont West Brook.

Then, when it came down to it, the Lobo defense took over.

Meredith accounted for nearly 300 yards of total offense and the Lobo defense turned away the Bruins late as...read more.

WEEK FOUR: LONGVIEW VS BEAUMONT WEST BROOK
October 15th, 2020

Next Game: Longview will take on the Beaumont West Brook Bruins from John Outlaw Field at Abe Martin Stadium in the 4th meeting between the two schools, at 7:00 PM on Thursday, October 15th.

Longview leads the series 2-1-0. The Lobos won the last meeting, in 2018, 35-34.

You can view this week's game thread and full game preview by...(Smoaky.com) or (6ATXFootball.com).

WEEK FOUR: LOBOS VS BRUINS
October 15th, 2020

Time: 7 p.m. tonight

Stadium: Abe Martin Stadium, Lufkin

Coaches

Longview: John King (17th season, 181-38)

West Brook: Eric Peevey (5th season, 30-10)...read more.

LOBOS, BRUINS MEET AGAIN
October 14th, 2020

This time, they'll meet in the middle.

Longview and Beaumont West Brook last collided in the final game of the season with a trophy on the line.

Tonight, the circumstances are vastly different but...read more.

LOBOS PREP FOR SHOWDOWN WTIH WEST BROOK
October 13th, 2020

Longview has taken care of two of its East Texas rivals over the past two weeks and now, it's time to square off with a foe from the southeast.

They'll meet up in the middle.

After wins over Marshall and Tyler Legacy, Longview (2-1) will close out its non-district schedule against...read more.

BY THE NUMBERS: LOBOS VS RED RAIDERS
October 10th, 2020

Staff writer Hayden Henry takes a by-the-numbers look at Longview's 37-14 win over Tyler Legacy on Friday night at Lobo Stadium:

20: Straight wins at home for Longview, according to Lobo football historian Bill Simpson of LoboHistory.com

16: Straight wins over Tyler Legacy...read more.

LOBOS USE SECOND HALF TO PULL AWAY FROM RED RAIDERS, 37-14
October 9th, 2020

Longview's defense set the tone early on the first possession of the game and the offense found its traction and rolled from there.

It all added up to a happy homecoming.

Behind a big night from the Lobo defense and the one-two punch of Markevion Haynes and Kaden Meredith, Longview handed Tyler Legacy its first loss of the season - and...read more.

WEEK THREE: LONGVIEW VS TYLER LEGACY
October 9th, 2020

Next Game: Longview will take on the Tyler Legacy Red Raiders from Lobo Stadium in the 61st meeting between the two schools, at 7:00 PM on Friday, October 9th.

Longview leads the series 44-14-2. The Lobos won the last meeting, in 2019, 49-7.

You can view this week's game thread and full game preview by...(Smoaky.com) or (6ATXFootball.com).

WEEK THREE: LOBOS VS RED RAIDERS
October 9th, 2020

Time: 7:30 p.m. tonight

Stadium: Lobo Stadium, Longview

Records: Tyler Legacy 2-0; Longview 1-1

Coaches

Legacy: Joe Willis (1st season, 2-0; 101-42 overall)

Longview: John King (17th season, 140-38)..read more.

HAYNES, DAVIS MAKING UP FOR LOST TIME
October 6th, 2020

Markevion Haynes punched into the end zone, looked up and smiled.

Back home is how he described it.

"It was just amazing," Haynes, smiling again, said. "Back where I belong."

Dylan Davis remembers the..read more.

LOBOS BOUNCE BACK WITH WIN, MOVE ON QUICKLY
October 6th, 2020

Longview head coach John King praised his team during a bounce-back week of practice and after the Lobos' second game of the season, a big road win over rival Marshall.

Then he told them to flush that victory faster than they did the season-opening loss.

"First thing I told them after the game was good job and..read more.

LOBO WRAP: LONGVIEW AT MARSHALL
October 4th, 2020

Breaking down all the records and tidbits following Longview's 53-21 victory over the Marshall Mavericks..read more.

BY THE NUMBERS: LOBOS AT MAVERICKS
October 3rd, 2020

Staff writer Hayden Henry takes a by-the-numbers look at Longview's 53-21 win over Marshall on Friday night at Maverick Stadium:

19: Wins for Longview in the past 20 meetings of this series. Marshall won, 28-25, in 2015 and previously won, 38-28, in 2000.

552: Difference in..read more.

LOBOS BLAST MARSHALL, 53-21
October 3rd, 2020

No. 110 was all Longview.

A week after its dismal season-opener, the Lobos bounced back in a big way and Marshall felt the wrath from the start.

Longview's offense scored on its first seven possessions and the defense, outside of one big play, was...read more.

WEEK TWO: LONGVIEW AT MARSHALL
October 2nd, 2020

Next Game: Longview will take on the Marshall Mavericks from Maverick Stadium in the 110th meeting between the two schools, at 7:30 PM on Friday, October 2nd.

Longview leads the series 64-42-5. The Lobos won the last meeting, in 2019, 53-0.

You can view this week's game thread and full game preview by...(Smoaky.com) or (6ATXFootball.com).

WEEK TWO: LOBOS AT MAVERICKS
October 2nd, 2020

Time: 7:30 p.m., tonight

Stadium: Maverick Stadium, Marshall

Records: Longview 0-1; Marshall 1-0

Coaches

Longview: John King (17th season, 139-38)

Marshall: Jake Griedl (2nd season, 9-4)...read more.

MEREDITH ENJOYING JOURNEY AS LOBO RUNNING BACK
October 2nd, 2020

Kaden Meredith knew his goal early on and has kept working to achieve it.

From the football fields of south Longview, Meredith grew up watching the long list of Lobo running backs play the position, his position, like they were, in his own words, super heroes.

Now, they're his...read more.

MARSHALL VS LONGVIEW: WHEN THE MAVERICKS HAVE THE BALL
October 1st, 2020

When Marshall and Longview meet for the 111th time Friday night, the Mavericks' offense will need to be aware of several of the Lobos' defensive weapons.

"They've got two really good linebackers," Marshall athletic director and head football coach Jake Griedl said of the Lobos. "They run to the ball. They play physical.

"Kybrien Jackson-Jamerson, he's a great...read more.

MARSHALL VS LONGVIEW: WHEN LOBOS HAVE THE BALL
September 30th, 2020

Despite having seen Longview drop Friday night's season opener, Marshall athletic director and head football coach Jake Griedl said he knows the Lobos will come prepared and hungry for victory when the two teams meet for the 111th time.

"They're a good football team," Griedl said. "Any team where John King is at the helm is a good football team. He gets the best out of his kids.

"Yeah I know they got beat last week and they got beat convincingly, however, Temple is a...read more.

LOBOS BACK TO WORK TO PREPARE FOR MARSHALL
September 28th, 2020

Up-downs on one end and gassers on the other, there was a theme at Lobo Stadium: Get it right.

Longview was back on the practice field Monday afternoon with their focus on improvement while beginning preparation for the 111th meeting with Marshall after an ugly season-opening loss to Temple.

"Like I told them today, don't mistake activity for...read more.

LOBO WRAP: LONGVIEW VS TEMPLE
September 27th, 2020

Breaking down all the records and tidbits following Longview's 40-13 loss to the Temple Wildcats...read more.

MISTAKES TOO MUCH TO OVERCOME FOR LOBOS IN SEASON OPENING LOSS
September 27th, 2020

All of the circumstances - the inexperience, the mistakes, the inconsistency - were compounded and then some on Friday night in Longview's season-opening loss to Temple.

It made for a rare dismal night for the Lobos to start the 2020 season.

Longview was able to overcome its mistakes in a sloppy first half but...read more.

BY THE NUMBERS: LOBOS VS WILDCATS
September 26th, 2020

Staff writer Hayden Henry takes a by-the-numbers look at Longview's 40-13 loss to Temple on Friday night at AT&T Stadium in Arlington:

79: Games since Longview had a loss of 20 or more points. The Lobos lost its season opener against Lufkin, 44-14, in 2014.

118: Seconds it took in the second half for Temple to go up...read more.

NEW ERA BEGINS AS TEMPLE BLOWS OUT LONGVIEW, 40-13
September 26th, 2020

Longview was able to scrounge something together with sloppy play in the first half Friday night against Temple but that wasn't the case in the second half.

Far from it.

Temple put up 30 second-half points and Longview couldn't get out of its...read more.

WEEK ONE: LONGVIEW VS TEMPLE
September 25th, 2020

Next Game: Longview will take on the Temple Wildcats from AT&T Stadium in the 7th meeting between the two schools, at 8:00 PM on Friday, September 25th.

Longview leads the series 4-2-0. The Lobos won the last meeting, in 2019, 41-10.

You can view this week's game thread and full game preview by...(Smoaky.com) or (6ATXFootball.com).

WEEK ONE: LOBOS VS WILDCATS
September 25th, 2020

Time: 8 p.m., tonight

Stadium: AT&T Stadium, Arlington

Records: Longview: 0-0; Temple: 0-0

Coaches

Temple: Scott Stewart (5th season, 38-13)

Longview: John King (17th season, 179-37)...read more.

LOBOS PREPARE FOR SHOWDOWN WITH TEMPLE
September 21st, 2020

Bright lights return Friday for the Longview Lobos and so will a few familiar faces in the 2020 season opener against Temple.

After meeting a year ago in the first round of the postseason, the two teams will collide again under the lights of AT&T Stadium in Arlington.

The game, set for an 8 p.m. kickoff live on Fox Sports Southwest, is the second part of a doubleheader as a part of the...read more.

LOBOS OPEN NEW ERA UNDER BRIGHT LIGHTS
September 25th, 2020

On May 19 the announcement came through that, after nearly 10 weeks away, the grind was back on.

It hasn't stopped since then and, now, it gets real.

Longview will kick off the 2020 season and a new era for Lobo football tonight under the biggest and brightest lights at...read more.

LOBOS MOVE PAST SCRIMMAGE, REGROUP FOR SEASON OPENER
September 19th, 2020

Forward, that's the direction that Longview head coach John King said his football team has moved heading into game week.

An ugly ending to the preseason with a brawl that scrapped what he called the most important part of the evening is in the past.

"The thing about the ending to the scrimmage is that it cost us two live quarters of action and...read more.

LOBOS, TEXAS HIGH SCRIMMAGE ENDS IN BRAWL
September 18th, 2020

Any bright spots from Longview's preseason scrimmage against Texas High were overshadowed by an ugly ending on Thursday night at Lobo Stadium.

Just over three minutes into the live portion, a benches-clearing, punch-throwing brawl broke out between the two teams and the final 12 minutes - which were scheduled to be the last action before game week officially arrives - were canceled.

"Pretty poor effort on the...read more.

LOBOS SET FOR TEST IN LONE SCRIMMAGE
September 17th, 2020

This season started slow and picked up in a hurry for Class 6A and 5A teams in Texas.

Just like that, it's time for the lone preseason dress rehearsal and a test before the regular season kicks off.

Longview expects just that, a test, as the Lobos play host to...read more.

GRIND CONTINUES FOR LOBOS WITH INSTRAQUAD SCRIMMAGE
September 13th, 2020

A grind of a week continued Saturday as the Longview Lobos strapped on the pads for the first time in an intrasquad scrimmage.

That grind is far from over.

"They got after it pretty good," Longview head coach John King said. "I saw some good things on both sides of the ball. We had some...read more.

SEASON OPENER TICKETS ON SALE WEDNESDAY
September 8th, 2020

Longview Lobo football fans will be able to purchase tickets on Wednesday, September 9 at 10 a.m. for the Lobos' season-opener against Temple.

That game is set for 8 p.m. on Sept. 25 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington.

Longview Athletics will not have tickets available for sale. All tickets will be purchased online through AT&T Stadium ticket provider, Seat Geek. A link to purchase tickets will be...read more.

EXCITEMENT, ENERGY HIGH AS LOBOS HIT PRACTICE FIELD
September 7th, 2020

Six months ago, Kaden Meredith was using the light pole and hill in his neighborhood to work out and stay ready, not knowing when the game would come back.

The grind continued a little longer than anyone had planned or expected but Meredith and his teammates kept at it.

On Monday, the day finally arrived as...read more.

LOBOS SET TO HIT PRACTICE FIELD, ANSWER QUESTIONS
September 6th, 2020

Energy and anticipation was high. Fox Sports Southwest was in town shooting promotional material. Lobo head coach John King was ready to answer some questions on the offensive and defensive lines.

It was the typical week before practice in a number of ways and different in so many others.

Longview, along with Class 6A and 5A programs across the state, take a ...read more.

LONGVIEW ISD OUTLINES TICKET POLICY
September 3rd, 2020

Longview High School seniors will have priority in purchasing 200 available student tickets for Lobo home football games.

The district's athletics department released COVID-modified ticket guidelines for the 2020 season, which also include instructions for the general public.

Members of the football team as well as ...read more.

FOOTBALL SEASON HINGES ON SMALLER SCHOOLS
August 26th, 2020

With the COVID-19 pandemic forcing the delay of Texas high school football for larger districts, Longview athletic director and head football coach John King says he hopes the smaller schools "do it right" so "we can have a chance at a season."

King spoke Tuesday to members of the Rotary Club of Longview about how the pandemic has changed this year's season.

"I didn't know what a Zoom call was until...read more.

CELEBRATING 100 YEARS OF THE UIL/LOBOS VS WILDCATS ON FOX SPORTS
August 25th, 2020

FOX Sports Southwest will celebrate 100 years of Texas high school football with popular franchises FOOTBALL FRIDAY, HIGH SCHOOL SCOREBARD LIVE, BUILT FORD TOUGH PLAYER OF THE WEEK and TEXAS FOOTBALL DAYS along with special features and vignettes throughout the season.

"We look forward to sharing the stories of Texas high school football greats whose competitive spirit helped shaped the game in our communities around the state," said FOX Sports Southwest Sr. Vice President/General Manager Steve Simpson. "We are proud to partner with the UIL and commemorate this significant milestone."

"We are thrilled to partner with...read more.

LOBOS FINALIZE 2020 SCHEDULE
August 12th, 2020

Longview's 2020 football schedule is full of familiar faces and places with some new ones in the mix as well.

The latest update to the season slate puts another familiar foe and site in the mix.

Longview will take on Beaumont West Brook in its...read more.

LOBOS ADJUST PLAN FOR DELAYED START TO SEASON
July 25th, 2020

Longview head coach John King was on the practice field when the good news came: There was going to be a 2020 football season.

It was long understood that this season was never going to look the same and that there was no script or map what is coming. But an athletic season was coming, the University Interscholastic League announced this past week, and that was good news.

"I think everyone was excited that...read more.

LOBOS RELEASE REVISED SCHEDULE
July 21st, 2020

Lobo football is delayed but still on this fall with the UIL's announcement on changes to the 2020-21 athletic seasons on Tuesday morning.

Longview's schedule, for the most part, remains in tact, Lobo head coach John King said.

A season-opening date with ...read more.

UIL ANNOUNCES CHANGES FOR 2020-21 ATHLETIC SEASONS
July 21st, 2020

There will be high school athletics this fall in Texas, but they'll look a little different than ever before.

A much-anticipated update from the University Interscholastic League came down Tuesday morning and with it unprecedented changes for the upcoming football and volleyball seasons due to the coronavirus pandemic.

In the release, which comes as...read more.

2020 SCHEDULE RELEASED FOR LOBOS
February 3rd, 2020

Longview could have headed in either direction Monday with the release of the 2020-2022 University Interscholastic League reclassification and realignment.

This time, it's back to the metroplex for the Lobos.

District 7-5A, Division I will see the Lobos square off with...read more.

JESUIT STUNS LONGVIEW, 27-25
November 22nd, 2019

Time and time again, Dallas Jesuit made plays in crunch time on Friday night in the second round of the playoffs.

Longview, simply, did not.

Behind a big night from running back EJ Smith, Dallas Jesuit jumped ahead early and led the entire way in a...read more.

WEEK TWELVE: LONGVIEW VS TEMPLE
November 15th, 2019

Next Game: Longview will take on the Temple Wildcats from Lobo Stadium in the 6th meeting between the two schools, at 7:30 PM on Friday, November 15th.

The Lobos lead the series, 3-2-0. Longview won the last meeting, 24-3, in 2011.

You can view this week's game thread and full game preview by...CLICKING HERE (Smoaky.com) or CLICKING HERE (6ATXFootball.com).

WEEK TWELVE: LOBOS VS WILDCATS
November 15th, 2019

Time: 7:30 p.m., tonight

Stadium: Lobo Stadium

Coaches

Temple: Scott Stewart (4th season, 38-13)

Longview: John King (16th season, 178-36)...read more.