The Panthers travel to the historic Leo Buckley Stadium to face the Killeen Shoemaker Grey Wolves at 7:30 p.m. Friday.

The stadium is located at 500 North 38th Street in Killeen.


The game — and every game this season — will be broadcasted heard live by the crew of Midlothian Panther radio at or viewed online at

The NFHS stream does carry a nominal subscription fee and will not air until sometime after 11 p.m. on Friday nights, per UIL rules. Subscriptions will allow fans to watch both Midlothian ISD teams, as well as many others across the state.


Midlothian limited Carrollton Creekview to 116 total yards of offense and forced four turnovers during a 50-0 win last Friday night at Midlothian ISD Multipurpose Stadium.

Ethan Hill finished as the Panthers leading rusher with 55 yards on eight carries and two touchdowns.

Austen Thomas completed 3-of-his-5 passes for 58 yards and De Los Santos added one completion on two attempts for 8 yards. Thomas did throw one interception.

Midlothian outgained Creekview 319 to 116 on the evening, which included eight different ball carriers rushing for 46 times for 253 yards.

The Panthers also picked up 20 first downs to the Broncos nine.

Nick Pollard led the Panthers on defense with 10 total tackles and two tackles for loss.


Shoemaker is a 6A program and enters the game after a 19-7 week-one loss on the road against San Angelo Central.

The Bobcats, led by quarterback Maverick Mcivor (28-40, 324 yards, 2 TDs, 2 INTs), collected 408 yards of total offense against the Grey Wolves defense.

Of those yards, only 84 came on the ground, as the Shoemaker defense limited the Bobcats to just 3.4 yards-per-carry on their 25 attempts.

Dave Campbell's Texas Football projects Shoemaker to finish last in District 12-6A and noted players to watch include quarterback Mark Walker (891 yards, 5TDs in 2017), wide receiver Claude Williams (627 yards, 5 TDs in 2017) and Marquez Chatman (297 yards). The publication also highlighted defensive backs Tiji Paul (3 INTs in 2017) and Devin Owens (35 tackles, 5 INTs in 2017).