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High School Scoop - Thursday October 24, 2019

Thursday October 24, 2019


Bill Maskill, Sr., a member of the Michigan High School Coaches Hall of Fame and the National High School Athletic Coaches Hall of Fame, passed away Tuesday at the age of 96. He is the father of Midwestern State (D-II - TX) head coach Bill Maskill, and we ask that you keep the Maskills in your prayers at this time.

Obscure HS playoff rules: One HS is using a playoff loophole to skip final regular season game and still get automatic bid Another HS program, thousands of miles away, may not make cut because JV team has to play entire season for Varsity go to playoffs. Read more on both of those situations here.

Coaches Beware: Coaches, parents and players be aware of a recruiting scam where an imposter is posing as a Big 12 assistant. More details here.

East (UT):East HS is currently seeking football games for the 2020-2021, 2021-2022 football seasons. We need to play at home in 2020 and can travel in 2021. We have week 3 and week 5 open August 28, 2020 and September 11, 2020. We can do a home and home but have to sign the second year after we play the first year. East plays in 6A which is the largest classification in Football in Utah. Looking to play the best team available. If interested please contact Coach Rick Simpson at

The greatest humans in football: One year ago David Cutcliffe had the gumption to stand in front of his maker and all assembled and make, perhaps, the proclamation of his life…that offensive linemen are the greatest humans in football.