Hixson High School 2021

Team Profile

Photos by Andy Mitchell Photography and Courtesy of Schkira Woodall

Q&A with Coach Josh Owensby

Hixson high school football coach josh owensbyQ: How would you characterize this year’s team?

A: A young team overall, but with experience up front on both sides of the ball.

Q: What will be the keys to your success?

A: Finding depth and staying healthy.

Q: Who will be your key leaders on the team?

A: Landon Moore (OL/DL) and Braxton Burton (WR/DB). Both have played a lot of football over the past three years.

Q: What are your biggest reasons for optimism?

A: Toward the end of our season last year, it felt like our kids were learning how to compete, and I’m hoping that carries over to this fall.

Q: What will keep you up at night?

A: Depth.

Q: What can you build on from last year?

A: On the backside of last year’s schedule, kids started competing.

Q: Any lessons learned from last year?

A: To get as many kids ready as possible to play on Friday nights.

Q: Will we see anything different this year?

A: No, it will be the same.

Q: How would you characterize your team’s speed?

A: Average.

Stats

Coach Name: Josh Owensby (4 yrs. as a head coach, 2nd as head coach at Hixson)

Division/Class: TN I-4A 

2020 Overall Record: 2-8

2020 District Finish: 5th

Mascot: Wildcats

 

2021 Schedule

August 

20 Signal Mountain (A)

27 Notre Dame (A)

September

3 Sequoyah (H)

10 Chattanooga Central (A)

17 East Ridge (A)

24 Howard (H)

October

1 Red Bank (H)

15 Lenoir City (A)

22 Soddy Daisy (A)

29 East Hamilton (H)

 

Coach’s View

We play in a very competitive region with well-coached teams, so we will have to be prepared every Friday night if we want to be competitive and be in the playoff hunt come November. 

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