Coming into this game the two teams have a had a long time rivalry and both teams came hungry for a win. The points flew around early and often. Abilene jumped out to a 7-0 lead that stretched to a 14-0 lead off a muffed Cooper kickoff return. Cooper marched right back down the field and scored. All of this happened in the first 3 minutes of game time.
Daniel is a 2-year letterman on the Varsity football team, he is also a member of the Golden Eagle baseball team. Daniel is on the leadership council in football. Daniel plans to attend Texas A&M University and study Biology and continue his studies and become a sports medicine doctor.
Michael has played football at Cooper for 4 years and has been a member of the Cooper track program for past 3 years, advancing to Area in the pole vault the last 2 years. Michael is also on the Cougar power lifting team, is a member of the National Honors Society and a member JR-ROTC program for 3 years now. Michael hopes to continue his education at the US Naval Academy following graduation.