LONGVIEW, Texas — The "Jonny Louvier Era" is underway at Spring Hill High School.
The Panthers will take on the Center Roughriders (Away) and the Tatum Eagles (Home) in scrimmages, August 16, and August 22, respectively.
Their preseason schedule features the following matchups:
- August 30 - Gladewater Bears (Away - 7:30 p.m.)
- September 6 - Bullard Panthers (Home - 7:30 p.m.)
- September 13 - White Oak Roughnecks (Away - 7:30 p.m.)
- September 20 - Rusk Eagles (Home - 7:30 p.m.)
- September 27 - Malakoff Tigers (Home - 7:30 p.m.; Homecoming)
- October 4 - Silsbee Tigers (Away - 7:30 p.m.)
The Panthers are in District 6 of UIL 4A Division II play. However, their district is better known by its nickname, the "District of Doom."
Their district schedule is as follows:
- October 11 - Gilmer Buckeyes (Away - 7:30 p.m.)
- October 18 - Liberty-Eylau Tigers (Home - 7:30 p.m.; Pink Out)
- October 25 - Bye Week
- November 1 - Pleasant Grove Hawks (Away - 7:30 p.m.)
- November 8 - Pittsburg Pirates (Home - 7:30 p.m.; Blue Out, Senior Night)
Being in a five-team district, the top four teams will advance to the UIL Texas High School Football Playoffs.