HOWE STOPS JEFFERSON IN AREA PLAYOFF, 31-7; “UnderDawgs” Finish Season With BestMark In A Decade

By Charlie Chitwood LINDALE, Texas – The preseason consensus among prep football prognosticators was that Antwain Jimmerson’s Bulldogs weren’t even going to make the schoolboy playoffs this season. Week by week, however, Jefferson not only proved it could hang with a list of rugged opponents but shocked East Texas with a convincing victory over then fourth-ranked White Oak, essentially claiming the District 8-3A crown with a week to… Read More HOWE STOPS JEFFERSON IN AREA PLAYOFF, 31-7; “UnderDawgs” Finish Season With BestMark In A Decade

HOWE NOW AS DAWGS HOLD OFF WINNSBORO Jefferson Makes Stand At Game’s End For 43-36 Bi-District Victory

By Charlie Chitwood GLADEWATER, Texas – Antwain Jimmerson’s Bulldogs stopped the relentless rushing attack of Winnsboro only twice, but the second time mattered the most in a nail-biting 43-36 Bi-District victory over the upset-minded Red Raiders.   Winnsboro chewed up the clock all night and ran more than twice as many offensive plays as Jefferson,… Read More HOWE NOW AS DAWGS HOLD OFF WINNSBORO Jefferson Makes Stand At Game’s End For 43-36 Bi-District Victory

ALL BULLDOG, ALL THE TIME Jefferson Faces 5-3A Runner-Up Howe In Area Playoff

By Charlie Chitwood When it comes time for the Jefferson Bulldogs to take the field against Howe’s Bulldogs, more is going to familiar than just the opposing team’s mascot. Howe’s Bulldogs – who finished second in District 5-3A – run an offense that looks remarkably similar to that operated by Hughes Springs  And Paul Pewitt. And New Boston.   “They are… Read More ALL BULLDOG, ALL THE TIME Jefferson Faces 5-3A Runner-Up Howe In Area Playoff

BULLPUPS NO MORE Jefferson’s Youth Movement Paying Record-Setting Dividends

By Charlie Chitwood Antwain Jimmerson knew he’d have some athletic ability to work with when he came home to coach last year. You’d have to have been especially prescient though to conjure up the image of Jefferson turning last year’s injury-riddled 2-8 campaign into this season’s 8-2 finish. Just for good measure, the Dawgs are… Read More BULLPUPS NO MORE Jefferson’s Youth Movement Paying Record-Setting Dividends

RECORD-SETTING EFFORT LIFTS ‘DAWGS OVER #4 WHITE OAK, 35-20 Jefferson Poised To Claim 2nd District Title Since 1994

By Charlie Chitwood Sophomore quarterback Trey Hodge set a school record with 355 passing yards and classmate T.Q. Jackson continued his assault upon the receivers’ chapter in the record books as Jefferson shocked fourth-ranked White Oak 35-20. The victory last Friday at W.F. Lockett – Bulldog Stadium was played out before a standing-room only Senior… Read More RECORD-SETTING EFFORT LIFTS ‘DAWGS OVER #4 WHITE OAK, 35-20 Jefferson Poised To Claim 2nd District Title Since 1994

“AIR JEFFERSON” BOMBS HUGHES SPRINGS, 48-36 Bulldogs Win Fourth Straight To Remain Tied Atop District 8-3A

By Charlie Chitwood The Jefferson High Bulldogs scored five touchdowns through the air and raced past district rival Hughes Springs by a 48-36 count in last Friday’s key District 8-3A match at W.F. Lockett-Bulldog Stadium. The victory was Jefferson’s fourth straight and saw the Dawgs (5-2, 2-0) remain tied atop the district standings with fourth… Read More “AIR JEFFERSON” BOMBS HUGHES SPRINGS, 48-36 Bulldogs Win Fourth Straight To Remain Tied Atop District 8-3A

DAWGS BOUNCE NEW BOSTON, 24-14 Defensive Touchdowns Spell Difference In Jefferson Victory

By Charlie Chitwood NEW BOSTON, Texas – If you follow most formulas for winning a high school football game, you want to (a) hold a 68-36 edge in the number of offensive snaps, (b) out-gain your opponent 397-171 yards in total offense and (c) roll up a 26-12 edge in total first downs. New Boston’s… Read More DAWGS BOUNCE NEW BOSTON, 24-14 Defensive Touchdowns Spell Difference In Jefferson Victory

JEFFERSON ROLLS CLARKSVILLE ON HOMECOMING, 70-0; Dawgs Get Week’s Rest; District Play Commences Next Friday

By Charlie Chitwood There’s nothing like a little offensive explosion on Homecoming night.   Antwain Jimmerson’s Bulldogs scored five second-quarter touchdowns and roasted Clarksville, 70-0, before a big mum-clad crowd at W.F. Lockett-Bulldog Stadium. The lop-sided crowd-pleaser featured more Jefferson touchdowns in a single game for at least the last quarter century of Bulldog football.… Read More JEFFERSON ROLLS CLARKSVILLE ON HOMECOMING, 70-0; Dawgs Get Week’s Rest; District Play Commences Next Friday

DAWGS RALLY PAST FRANKSTON, 25-14; Jefferson (2-2) homecoming date with Clarksville up next

By Charlie Chitwood FRANKSTON, Texas – The Jefferson Bulldog running backs literally “got a grip” late in last week’s game at Frankston, finally overcoming the ill effects of six fumbles – two of those lost – and had a hand in rallying the Dawgs past a pesky Indian squad, 25-14. The victory moved Jefferson to… Read More DAWGS RALLY PAST FRANKSTON, 25-14; Jefferson (2-2) homecoming date with Clarksville up next