Scots Tentatively Set 2012 Football Schedule

The Scots have tentatively set their 2012 schedule. (Staff photo: Chris McGathey)

Every two years, when the University Interscholastic League unveils its realignment and reclassification of districts, tons of football coaches gather at Birdiville ISD Fine Arts/Athletics Complex the morning the new districts for the next two years are released.

Once that happens, coaches from the new districts meet and set their district football schedules. Coaches also finalize their non-district schedules, once they know how many district games they’ll have. It’s always a madhouse. And it’s always a blast.

This morning, I got to go out and cover that very event, which is always one of my favorite things to do. As Dan posted earlier, Highland Park found out which teams will be in its new district for football, basketball, baseball and several other sports.

We already knew Highland Park’s football team opens next season against Aledo in the Tom Landry Classic. The rest of the schedule has the Scots hosting Tulsa Northeast Oklahoma Association of Home Schools and going to Sherman to round out non-district play. Highland Park will then have a bye week before opening District 10-4A play at home against Forney. The Scots will then play back-to-back road games at North Forney and Mesquite Poteet. Highland Park then hosts West Mesquite, travels to Carrollton Creekview, and then hosts Carrollton Newman Smith and Terrell to close out the regular season.

The non-district schedule will be the same in 2013, with the exception of Sherman coming to Highlander Stadium. The District 10-4A schedule will be the same with the home teams reversed from the 2012 schedule.

4 thoughts on “Scots Tentatively Set 2012 Football Schedule

  • February 2, 2012 at 12:50 pm
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    Why are we playing Tulsa Northeast Oklahoma Association of Home Schools? Seems very strange

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  • February 2, 2012 at 1:10 pm
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    The schedule looks both fearsome and disappointing. In addition to Tulsa N.E. Oklahoma Assoc of Home Schools, I was hoping that the Fighting Elders of Golden Acres Retirement Center would be on the schedule.

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  • February 2, 2012 at 1:23 pm
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    Money. I bet they don’t get a cut of the gate receipts for the Tom Landry classic, so they need to find opponents who will travel to Highlander and not require a HP to play in their house the following season. Same as they did with Monterrey Tech last season.

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  • February 2, 2012 at 2:46 pm
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    Chuck, I would have assumed that you were joking about the Tulsa Northeast Oklahoma Association of Home Schools, except I know you would never joke about Scots football. Was the Northwest Louisiana School for the Blind not available?

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