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November 24, 2014

New head coach looks to strengthen struggling Santa Fe football program

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  • Jbgood posted at 7:16 pm on Wed, Jun 4, 2014.

    Jbgood Posts: 1960

    Sportsguy11, I think the fans in Santa Fe are going to be THRILLED about Kanipes!
    Here is what I want to know, What is Kanipes cooking up for Surovik? In a three year span, that game is going to rival the Battle by the Bay!
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    I hear sable rattling out of Galveston too! Look for Ball to be on the troll too. This is football country for sure! I'll drive 200 miles to see a good Galv. County game, but I won't walk across the street to see an NFL Super Bowl. High school is fresh off the tree, no stimulants nor chemicals involved, JUST pure hard hitting football!
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  • sportsguy11 posted at 11:22 pm on Fri, May 30, 2014.

    sportsguy11 Posts: 1

    Hopefully the Santa Fe people will embrace coach Kanipes and stay with him win or lose. Pearland didn't turn things around in a year...and now -- Pearland fans get out by the droves, wear their gear with pride, and coach Heath has won 166 games in 17 years...

    Kanipes was a key to that turn around. His defense recorded 34 INTs last year on the way to the state title game for the second time in four years...winning it all in 2010. With four state rings -- Kanipes knows the secret to winning...hopefully the Santa Fe fans will cheer for him, the coaching staff, and the players instead of criticizing...either cheer or shut up!

     
  • Jbgood posted at 10:51 am on Wed, May 28, 2014.

    Jbgood Posts: 1960


    Point to make:
    Anyone who says coaching does not matter in football has never played the game or does not know what they are talking about,...plain and straight! Meaning no offense to anyone, but I stand by what I've said here.
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    Point to make:
    Kanipes is one of the brightest and most effective young coaches Santa Fe could have hired in all of Texas. He comes here off the Weddell coaching tree, just like coaches Heath of Pearland, Wells of Dawson, De Atley of Brazoswood, and Surovik of Texas City! He is a thoroughbred product of greatness, coming from the roots of one some say was one the greatest high school coaches to ever blow a whistle in the State of Texas, Allan Weddell! If Weddell had stayed at LM instead of moving on to better things, he would have more than likely won another THREE State championships to go with the three he already had! He would have won the one his protégé gave away in the State game the year Weddell left, and he would have won the two Coach Brian Erwin came in here and won, and possibly even the one year Erwin did not make the finals!
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    I'm not demeaning Coach Erwin, because he ranks up there close to Weddell with me, but I'm just saying! I will not say the same about that protégé he vouched for before he left LM though, because he was one of the worst coaches to ever arrive here. Many of us wanted De Antley to get that job and if he had, Heath would not have left for Pearland, neither would the rest of that DREAM STAFF left LM!!!!!
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    Challenge for anyone:
    Name me JUST ONE of the coaches I've named above who did not go on and do NOT GOOD, but did great at coaching where they landed? SF fans are in for a pleasant surprise!!! That's all I know!
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    Your Honor!!!!! Judge!!!!!! Ole JBG rests his case! "CLEAR THE COURTROOM!!!
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    [wink]

    Question:
    Who will JBG support when Kanipes faces Surovik?
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    Answer: Stay tuned to when the game time gets close! ( Oct.31 2014 ).
    [smile]

     
  • carlosrponce posted at 7:29 am on Wed, May 28, 2014.

    carlosrponce Posts: 2703

    Tough Schedule! If interested here it is:
    2014 Santa Fe Indians Schedule
    Wk Date Opponent Time
    1 Fr Aug 30 at Alvin 7:00p
    2 Fr Sep 5 Baytown Lee 7:00p
    3 Fr Sep 12 at Houston St. Thomas 7:00p
    4 OPEN WEEK
    5 Fr Sep 26 at Galveston Ball 7:00p
    6 Fr Oct 3 FB Willowridge 7:00p
    7 Fr Oct 10 at FB Ridge Point 7:00p
    8 Fr Oct 17 FB Marshall 7:00p
    9 Fr Oct 24 at FB Bush 7:00p
    10 Fr Oct 31 at Texas City 7:00p
    11 Fr Nov 7 FB Elkins 7:00p