Only two of Shelby County's five varsity football teams have remained alive during Texas State UIL Football Playoffs elimination tournament action:
The Tenaha Tigers won their Texas UIL Class 2A-2 Area Football Playoff elimination game over the Dawson Bulldogs by coming from behind to take a late 22-14 point win. The Tigers are now 10-2 this season and they will face off with the Lovelady Lions at Henderson Lions Stadium on Friday, November 24, 2023 at 2 p.m. Lovelady is 12-0 and they beat Hico last week 42-7.
The Timpson Bears won their Class 2A-1 Area Football Playoff elimination game over the Wolfe City Wolves by a 58-20 score. They will face the Honey Grove Warriors who are 10-1-1 after beating the Centerville Tigers last week by a 40-36 score. The Bears face the Warriors Friday, November 24 at 1 p.m., at Athens’ Bruce Field.