CH ‘takes over’ the field


April Lopez, Sports Writer

The varsity football team played against Crandall on Friday, Aug. 30th which ended in a shut-out win for the first time since Oct. 2010. They defeated the Crandall Pirates with a score of  42-0 under the coaching of new Athletic Director Jeff Riordan and Assistant Athletic Director Charlie Coker. 

Left slot receiver Tyson Berry scored the first two touchdowns. With 47 seconds left in the first quarter, running back Khalan Griffin scored a touchdown making the score 21-0. The second quarter began at 28-0 until Griffin scored again totaling 198 all-purpose yards. Quarterback Kobe Coker then passed to the right slot receiver Tanner Rudd resulting in a touchdown and a final score of 42-0. 

Griffin came back to the Bulldogs after a stint at Brook Hill High School. He plans on continuing his academic and athletic career at Rice University. 

“It feels great to be back with the brothers. We’re a close group and we all have the same goal, which is to win,” said Griffin. “Coach Riordan has changed the culture by adding his Code Blue and Ohana.” 

New Bulldog, Kobe Coker comes from Crosby High School and plans to attend Stephen F. Austin University in Nacogdoches. 

“So far, my first year has been fun and exciting. I love the energy,” said Kobe Coker. “My drive to play is being able to make the community proud.”

The Bulldogs will play at Rose Stadium against the rival Whitehouse Wildcats on Friday, Sept. 6th.