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True Web Gems
Kevin Armstrong
October 02, 2006
The best high school sites go beyond the scores and stats
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October 02, 2006

True Web Gems

The best high school sites go beyond the scores and stats

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For today's high school students the Internet has been a part of their lives for as long as they can remember. So it's not surprising that many high school sports teams have developed first-class websites, complete with message boards, video clips and even streaming play-by-play. Here are six of the best.

Lufkin ( Texas) High

Sport: Football

URL: LufkinPantherFootball.com

An eye-catching black panther, the team's namesake, will draw you into a site that lets you download wallpaper for your computer desktop and provides handy links to keep track of football around the state. Traffic: 6,000 hits weekly. Click Here: The Facilities page shows the Panthers' 10,000-seat stadium and their indoor practice facility with a 70-yard field.

Jenks (Okla.) High

Sport: Football URL: JenksTrojanFootball.com

Fans of Oklahoma's top program go here to review the season to date (each game-recap page includes a story, stats and plenty of photos) and learn about pre- and postgame gatherings. Traffic: More than 2,000 hits on football Fridays. Click Here: The media page has MP3 files of some of KTBZ play-by-play man Don King's calls from each game.

Lakeland ( Fla.) High

Sport: Football URL: LakelandFootball.com

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