Cuero prepares for long time rivalry VS. Yoakum

CUERO, Texas — We are just days away from the game of the week between the Cuero Gobblers and Yoakum Bulldogs which make up the oldest small town rivalry in the state of Texas. The Gobblers are undefeated after two weeks of play and neither game has been close. Their first game was 62-7 against La Vernia, game two was against the #3 in the state, the Wimberley Texans where Cuero won 21-3. Senior defensive lineman Cason Jander says they have been working hard in the weight room, taking film serious.

We are playing Yoakum and it’s a big rivalry this week, we’ve been really excited and are watching a lot of film to get to know their schemes better so we have a better chance of beating them, said Jander.  Coming into this game 2-0, we feel we have a target on our back and we use that to our advantage knowing that we are the team to beat, making us work harder so that we can be better.

Head coach Jack Alvarez says they had a good work out on Labor Day and are continuing to build trust with each other. The Gobblers are looking to go 3-0 and hopefully continue to climb up in the rankings, but coach Alvarez says they need to still fix some things.

We turned the ball over a couple times the other night, the kicking game, we need to tighten up, but other than that we are playing pretty good.

Both teams are ranked in the top 10 and both communities will be pumped for the game this Friday night at 7:30 in Cuero.