Gary Joseph

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2013

    TD Club of Houston Names H.S. Players of the Year, Coach of the Year

    College recruiting is big business, big business fed by high school football, and at the epicenter of the recruiting game is Houston, Texas, the mecca of high school football. The best of the best were on display receiving their just due on Wednesday night, in a banquet hall near the Galleria full ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 30, 2010

    High School Football In Full Swing; Katy The Team To Beat In Region

    Photo by Chasen MarshallOne of many Katy High TDs on opening night​Click here for a slideshow from the Katy/North Shore game Friday night. The east stands were alive and doused in red, with chants of "Ka-ty! Ka-ty! Ka-ty!" before the team had even taken the field. The number of dancers and cheerl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2010

    High School Football: If Hollywood Were In Control, These Five Things Would Happen

    Sacred grounds​This evening marks the start of another high school football season. Entire cities and towns will be shuttering their doors and congregating at the central holy ground: the football stadium. Well, that may not be the case in Houston, but certainly in Dillon and West Canaan. (Oh, tho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2009

    If Katy Actually Faced Cinco Ranch In The Playoffs, Who Would Win?

    Photo by Paul Knight​Here at Hair Balls, we seem to talk a lot about Katy High School football, even though we try not to. When the high school playoffs started this year, we really wanted to cheer for Galveston Ball, and we thought The Woodlands and Hightower High School would surely go deep in t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 23, 2009

    Friday Night Lights, Houston Style: Why Does Everyone Hate Katy So Much?

    Photos by Paul Knight​Standing in the rain on Saturday afternoon, watching Katy High School play Atascocita in a playoff game, Hair Balls remembered something we read on the Washington Post NFL blog this past week. This question, about the Dallas Cowboys, was asked: "Why are the Cowboys So Hated? ... More >>

  • News

    October 23, 2008

    No Pressure. It's Just Texas High School Football.

    Katy High School was going to play against a Florida team on national TV. Now all it had to do was find a way to win again.

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2006

    All of Borat, All of Time

    Dammit, with all the Borat hoopla, I can't get his broken English out of my head. For the last two weeks, I've been "laughing on" the comedic stylings of my coworkers John and Rich. I can't stop excitedly refering to the restroom as a "lav-a-torrrry." And I've developed a new line in trying to woo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2006

    The Mens, He Can Throw

    Apropos of nothing, other than this little gem making the rounds on the internets, we offer up the funniest video to ever feature Katy High School and Sacha Baron Cohen's crazy Kazakhstan newsman, Borat. Watch as Borat tells head coach Gary Joseph he can throw a rock 15 meters to hit a Gypsy. " ... More >>

  • News

    December 16, 2004

    What Price Glory?

    In an era when booster dollars give high school football teams a high-tech edge, scratching out a winning season gets tougher and tougher