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Bulldogs, 10 others in area round playoffs

The Cooper Bulldogs have high hopes, the Rockwall Yellowjackets have a ticket to the historic Cotton Bowl and the Sulphur Springs Wildcats face a tough test as 11 teams from the KETR listening area continue in high school football playoff action this weekend.

Cooper (11-0) will travel to Denton for a game against Henrietta (7-4) on Friday.

The only other undefeated team from KETR country is a six-man school: Ladonia Fannindel (11-0), which will face Aquilla (6-5) Friday in Trinidad.

A couple of teams have near-perfect records: Quinlan Boles (9-1), which will play Hico Friday in Burleson, and Princeton (10-1) which will match up against Frisco Lone Star (7-4) Friday in Murphy.

The only 5A team from the area still in action is Rockwall (6-5), which will play Dallas Jesuit (8-3) at the Cotton Bowl on Saturday afternoon.

Sulphur Springs (8-3) will be in Forney on Friday night for a game against undefeated Whitehouse (11-0).

Bonham (5-6), Farmersville (7-4), Leonard (8-3), Melissa (9-2) and Van Alstyne (7-4) also compete this weekend. Dates and times follow.

5A Division II Region II Area

Jesuit (8-3) vs. Rockwall (6-5), 1 p.m. Sat. at Cotton Bowl, Dallas

4A Division II Region II Area

Sulphur Springs (8-3) vs. Whitehouse (11-0), 7:30 p.m. Fri. at City Bank Stadium, Forney

3A Division I Region II Area

Frisco Lone Star (7-4) vs. Princeton (10-1), 7:30 p.m. Fri. at Kimbrough Stadium, Murphy

3A Division II Region II Area

Gainesville (10-0) vs. Bonham (5-6), 7:30 p.m. Fri. at Little Elm H.S., Little Elm

Argyle (11-0) vs. Melissa (9-2), 7:30 Fri. at Prosper H.S., Prosper

2A Division I Region II Area

Daingerfield (8-3) vs. Farmersville (7-4), 7:30 p.m. Fri. at R.L. Maddox Stadium, Paris

Malakoff (10-1) vs. Van Alstyne (7-4), 7:30 p.m. Fri. at Hanby Stadium, Mesquite

2A Division II Region II Area

Cooper (11-0) vs. Henrietta (7-4), 7:30 Fri. at Collins Stadium, Denton

Leonard (8-3) vs. Blooming Grove (7-4), 7:30 Fri. at Echols Field, Coppell

1A Division I Region II Area

Quinlan Boles (9-1) vs. Hico (10-1), 7:30 p.m. Fri. at Burleson H.S., Burleson

6M Division I Region IV Semifinals

Aquilla (6-5) vs. Ladonia Fannindel (11-0), 7:30 p.m. Fri. at Trinidad H.S., Trinidad 

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Checking around the region...plenty of teams from the Northeast DFW Metroplex and Northeast Texas are in action. 

5A Division I Region II Area

Skyline (10-1) vs. Sachse (11-0), 4:30 p.m. Sat. at Cotton Bowl, Dallas

Allen (11-0) vs. Mesquite Horn (9-2), 7:30 p.m. Fri. at Cotton Bowl, Dallas

5A Division II Region II Area

McKinney Boyd (7-4) vs. Longview (10-1), 4 p.m. Sat. at Wildcat-Ram Stadium, Dallas

4A Division I Region II Area

Frisco Centennial (9-2) vs. South Oak Cliff (10-1), 9 p.m. Thu. at AT&T Stadium, Arlington

Wylie (7-4) at Mansfield Summit (6-5), 7:30 p.m. Fri. at Dragon Stadium, Southlake

McKinney North (7-4) vs. Mansfield Legacy (9-2), 7:30 Fri. at Kincaide Stadium, Dallas

4A Division II Region II Area

Frisco (8-3) vs. Lincoln (8-3), 9 p.m. Fri. at AT&T Stadium, Arlington

Lovejoy (8-3) vs. Ennis (11-0), 7:30 p.m. Fri. at Lumpkins Stadium, Waxahachie

Mesquite Poteet (10-1) vs. Woodrow Wilson (10-1), 6 p.m. Fri. at AT&T Stadium, Arlington

3A Division I Region II Area

Kaufman (8-3) vs. Kilgore (10-0), 7:30 p.m. Fri. at Rose Stadium, Tyler

3A Division II Region II Area

Atlanta (7-4) vs. Gladewater (5-6), 7:30 Friday at Lobo Stadium, Longview

Pittsburg (5-6) vs. Gilmer (10-1), 7:30 Thu. at Pirate Stadium, Longview

2A Division I Region II Area

Whitesboro (10-1) vs. New Boston (10-1), 7:30 p.m. Fri. at Mount Pleasant H.S., Mount Pleasant

Pottsboro (10-1) vs. Red Water (6-5) at Paris H.S., Paris

2A Division II Region II Area

Sadler S&S Consolidated (11-0) vs. Tolar (9-2), 7:30 p.m. Fri. at Springtown H.S., Springtown

1A Division II Region III Area

Bremond (10-0) vs. Detroit (6-5), 7:30 Fri. at Kemp H.S., Kemp

6M Division I Region III Semifinals

Gordon (7-4) vs. Savoy (7-3), 7:30 Thu., Springtown H.S., Springtown

TAPPS Division III State Quarterfinals

Fort Worth Temple Christian (9-2) vs. Frisco Legacy Christian (9-2), 7:30 p.m. Fri. at Flower Mound H.S.

Mark Haslett has served at KETR since 2013. Since then, the station's news operation has enjoyed an increase in listener engagement and audience metrics, as well recognition in the Texas AP Broadcasters awards.