The Don Hardin Six-Man Football Bowl, an annual battle between public school and private school standouts, returns to Early's Longhorn Stadium at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
The public school roster features five recent local graduates, Zephyr's Bishop Norman and Zack Miller along with Richland Springs' Jeremy Martin, Colt Carlisle and Traven Day. Also competing on the public school team are Calvert's Jaquan Thompson, Trevon Schells and Jordan Chop; Jonesboro's Robert Robuck, Joshua Barnes and Jimmy Apodaca; Newcastle's Levi Martinez; Jayton's Sheldon Burchett; and Loraine's Sonny Benivamondez.
The private school roster includes Marc Shafer, Skyler Whitten and Clayton McElroy of Wichita Falls Notre Dame Catholic; Brodie Flack, Major George and Christian Jaso of San Marcos Hill Country Christian; Wyatt Evans of Trinity Christian; Jonathan Ross of Conroe Christian; Evan Hickok of Vanguard College Prep; Talmon Ellis of Baytown Christian; Johnny Collard of Wilco; Caydon Wright of Harvest Christian Academy; Gabe Garcia of Summit Christian Academy; and Damon Dunn of NYOS.
Coaches for the public school team are new Richland Springs assistant John Cherry, the head coach at Calvert last season, along with Michael Cherry from Jonesboro and John Raulson from Cherokee.
The private team will be led by coaches Chris George and Jason George from San Marcos Hill Country Christian, Matthew Maciel from Stephenville Faith and Don Carlson from Wichita Falls Notre Dame.
Admission is $8 for adults and $5 for students.