Game number 761 for the Howe Bulldogs. Howe has a record of 385-351-24 since the first game on Sept. 20, 1935.
Howe vs. Pottsboro
Pottsboro leads the series, 19-10-1. Before Matt Poe arrived as Pottsboro’s head coach in 2006, the series was 9-10-1. Howe had scored 294 and Pottsboro 293. Since Poe, the Cardinals have won 9 of 10 and have outscored Howe, 381-99.
Howe is 6-9 at home vs. Pottsboro going back to the first-ever matchup on Nov. 3, 1972. They’ve also outscored Howe at Bulldog Stadium, 293-199. Howe has lost three straight at home to Pottsboro starting in 2013. The ‘Dogs have not scored over 20 points on the Cardinals since 1989.
Howe’s run game was completely shut down a week ago vs. Rains, producing only 69 rushing yards which were the fewest since rushing for 66 a year ago vs. Quinlan. Howe’s total yards of 120 were the fewest since at least the 2013 season.
The Bulldogs have accumulated a total of 1596 yards of offense through six games (266 average per game) and allowed a total of 1868 (311.33 per game). A year ago, Howe averaged 240.7 yards of offense per game and allowed 340.60 per game.
On this day in Bulldog History (5-4)
1944, beat Gunter, 20-0
1945, beat Gunter, 26-0
1962, lost to Wolfe City, 6-0
1973, beat Whitewright, 7-0
1979, beat Van Alstyne, 40-0
1984, beat Anna, 21-7
1990, lost to Aubrey, 14-7
2007, lost to Whitewright, 54-13
2012, lost to Farmersville, 46-29