Saturday, August 24th 2019

KC opens up season with 35-10 win over TJC

KILGORE, TX -- First-year head coach Willie Gooden got what he wanted Aug. 24 -- his first win as a head coach in his first try.

No. 6 Kilgore outscored Tyler Junior College 21-10 in the second half, en route to a 35-10 win over the Apaches at R.E. St. John Memorial Stadium.

Sophomore quarterback Jacob Frazier has quite a game, as did receiver Omar Manning.

KC will be back at home Aug. 31 to face Navarro College.  Kickoff is set for 7 p.m.

Read Longview News-Journal game story

PHOTO ABOVE: Freshman running back Earnest Crownover dives for a first down Aug. 24 against TJC.  Crownover finished the game with 70 yards on eight carries and one touchdown.  Photo by Jamie Maldonado/KC

View more photos from the game by Jamie Maldonado/KC