Author Archives: Mike Virdell

Jackets Take Down Lulling for Homecoming

The 10th ranked 3A Div.1 Llano Yellow Jackets took care of business at one of the largest gatherings for a Homecoming Game Friday night by the score of 51-12 at Jacket Stadium. It was the 17th straight win at Jacket … Continue reading

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Jackets Take First District Win 59-0

The 5-0 Llano Yellow Jackets secured the first district contest Friday night by beating San Antonio Cole by the score of 59-0. The Jackets started slow, but after leading 7-0 in the first quarter, Llano scored on three possessions in … Continue reading

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4-0 Jackets in New District Race

The Llano Yellowjackets took on West Texas 2A power Coleman Friday night and dismantled the Bluecats by a score of 31-6. Ranked # 5 in the Harris Poll, and #6 in the Max Prep poll Coleman traveled the road to … Continue reading

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Jackets Romp on 5 A Crockett

The Llano Yellowjackets played the 5A Crockett Cougars Friday night in iconic House Park in Austin, and came away with a solid 57-13 win. The victory puts the Jackets at 3-0 for the season, and sets up a major battle … Continue reading

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Recording the History of the Llano Yellowjackets for 50 Years

Jackets Dump the Burnet Bulldogs For the Llano Yellowjackets to beat the Burnet Bulldogs Friday night was such a relief to many that this game became like a special moment. Head football Coach Matt Green said it best in his … Continue reading

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Recording the History of the Llano Yellowjackets for 50 Years

Jackets Win Season Opener 48-26 The Llano Yellowjackets took a bus trip to Jarrell, Texas and brought home a needed opening game win with a very good 48-26 score. The Jackets scored first, they scored last and ran up an … Continue reading

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PLAY TO WIN by Mikel Virdell

Recording the History of the Llano Yellowjackets for 50 years Few Yellowjackets football seasons have been approached with so much anticipation as this 2022 season. Over the past two seasons there have been distractions. Cancelled games in both seasons of … Continue reading

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2022 Football Schedule

Team/Foe Date Location Historic Record 2021 Record Jarrell Aug. 26 Away Never Played Burnet Sept. 2 Llano 39-36-2 Austin Crockett Sept. 9 Away 1-0 Coleman Sept. 16 Llano 3-4 11-2 S.A. Cole (D) Sept. 23 Away Never Played Lulling (D) … Continue reading

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A Few Observations on 2021 Season

Lago Vista wins again, and beat a very good Edna team. Edna was ranked in top ten most of the season. Lago plays Industrial out of the same District this Friday night. Both teams came in 2nd place in their … Continue reading

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2021 Yellowjackets Finish at 8-3

The Llano Yellowjackets fell to San Diego in the Area game last Friday night at Matador Stadium in Seguin. The final score of 35-27 reflects a close game, but with the Jackets taking the lead only once, when the Jackets … Continue reading

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