Howe senior running back Andrew Griffin is ready to put in the work for 2017 for the Bulldogs. (Michelle Carney / Van Alstyne Leader)


Freshmen Howe quarterback Cirby Coheley is the son of the new Howe baseball coach. (Michelle Carney / Van Alstyne Leader)


Howe senior wide receiver Ty Harvey makes the catch during the first week of football practice on Aug. 7. (Michelle Carney / Van Alstyne Leader)


Howe two-a-days began on Aug. 7. (Michelle Carney / Van Alstyne Leader)


Howe athletic director and head coach Zack Hudson gives direction to his new quarterback Cirby Coheley during the first week of two-a-day practice on Aug. 7. (Michelle Carney / Van Alstyne Leader)


By Michelle Carney, Van Alstyne Leader