Around the Town: So much for the pig’s trip

By Loretta Humble/Around the Town

The pig was going nowhere. And that was that.

It took her most of an hour of digging in her heels and screaming at the top of her lungs to convince Jimmy that this was so. Pigs scream really loud, by the way. We were sitting inside our house, about a football field away from Jimmy’s place, and we heard her plainly.

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Malakoff falls short in title bid

Coach Jamie Driskell talks to the team after Thursday night’s loss.

By Michael V. Hannigan/HCN

ARLINGTON — The most successful football season in Malakoff school history ended Thursday night.

It just didn’t end the way everyone hoped.

The Tigers came up short in their bid for a state championship, falling to Grandview, 35-21.

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Podcast and Video: Malakoff gets ready for state title game

Malakoff High School Wednesday was rocking ahead of the Tigers’ matchup against Grandview Thursday in the Class 3A Division 1 State Championship Game. Here is the video from the MHS pep rally.

We also sat down and talked with Coach Jamie Driskell about the upcoming game. Listen to the interview here.

Malakoff’s path through the playoffs

Looking back at how the Malakoff Tigers got to the 3A Division 1 Championship Game.

By Michael V. Hannigan/HCN

MALAKOFF — The Tigers are on an incredible roll.

When 12-2 Malakoff takes the field against Grandview (13-2) Thursday night in the 3A Division 1 Championship Game, it will be their 15th game of the season and 6th playoff game.

Let’s take a look back at the Tigers path through the playoffs.

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Two numbers that tell just how good Malakoff’s playoff run has been

Coach Jamie Driskell 2018 file photo
2018 File Photo

By Michael V. Hannigan/HCN

Sports and math go together like chili and Fritos — the combo may not sound right until you actually dig in.

So with Malakoff headed to the state championship game against Grandview Thursday night, I’ve been digging into some of the numbers.

And I’ve found two that floored me when I put them side-by-side. They are the numbers four and five.

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