Coyotes’ pursuit of 10th State Title comes up short vs. Balmorhea

  • Richland Springs High School varsity football junior wide receiver Jadeyn Bryant (12) makes some nifty moves in the open field.
    Richland Springs High School varsity football junior wide receiver Jadeyn Bryant (12) makes some nifty moves in the open field.
  • Richland Springs High School varsity football senior quarterback Landon Burkhart (22) scrambles out of the pocket tries to gain extra yardage.
    Richland Springs High School varsity football senior quarterback Landon Burkhart (22) scrambles out of the pocket tries to gain extra yardage.
  • Richland Springs Defensive Front
    Richland Springs Defensive Front
  • Richland Springs High School varsity football junior wide receiver Zane Capps (8) runs during the first quarter on Tuesday, January 5, on his way to a 45-yard touchdown reception.
    Richland Springs High School varsity football junior wide receiver Zane Capps (8) runs during the first quarter on Tuesday, January 5, on his way to a 45-yard touchdown reception.
  • Richland Springs High School varsity football head coach Jerry Burkhart and his players congratulate Balmorhea High School in the handshake line.
    Richland Springs High School varsity football head coach Jerry Burkhart and his players congratulate Balmorhea High School in the handshake line.
  • Richland Springs Offense
    Richland Springs Offense
During a 2020 season that was full of surprises and setbacks, the Richland Springs High School varsity football team’s goal under head coach Jerry Burkhart for a record 10 state titles came up just short as defending champion Coyotes were knocked off 74-38 by the top-seeded Balmorhea High School Bears on Tuesday, January 5, in the 6-Man Division II State Championship Game held at San Angelo ISD…

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