Hightower linebacker Shaun Lewis is one of the top seniors in the Houston area.
Hightower begins season as favorite in District 23-5A — Not many saw the Hurricanes’ run to a state title game coming last year. But looking back all the pieces were in place. This year, a big piece — QB A.J. Highsmith — must be replaced. Depth, defense and RB Jermane Longino make them the district favorites, but another deep run will be difficult. READ STORY
"As far as privates beating publics, recruiting and eligibility rules are just a bit different, but after being involved in both sides of the coin for over a decade I can safely say most of the "stars" at private schools would maybe be average players at public schools IF some of them even made the team."— E5