Brownwood ISD’s unique plans to pay for new scoreboard

After heated debate and public backlash, Brownwood ISD has announced that they still intend on spending half a million dollars on a new scoreboard, but the majority of costs will be recouped. How? Sources close to BISD tell us that a new vocational program will help. Students in 7th-12th grade metal shop will be ‘leased’…

Mac Brown Shows Interest in Brownwood Job

Former University of Texas football coach Mac Brown has expressed interest in coming to Brownwood to take over as athletic director and head football coach following the resignation of Chuck Howard earlier this week. Brown spoke exclusively to the Examiner about the opening, “I haven’t put in my application yet, I shouldn’t have to. I’m…

The Real Scoop on Alvarado

If you’re traveling to Alvarado to watch your undefeated Brownwood Lions take on the Alvarado Indians on Friday night, we’ve got a few tips to help make your Friday more pleasant. If you’re looking for first class cuisine, similar to what you always eat in Brownwood, you might try Benny Joe’s, a little Italian eatery….

Rick Carlisle, Lions Could Negotiate Contract, Fans Say

The Lions basketball team is in serious need of a spark, and local fans believe that Rick Carlisle could provide that spark. The Lions’ struggles reached an all time low in 2013-2014 as the team went 0-25. In the second game of the season this year, Brownwood was able to break a 36 game losing…

QB Tyrone Swoopes to transfer to HPU?

While the Howard Payne Yellowjackets’ season ended earlier in the year after a promising start quickly fizzled into legendary mediocrity, potential interest from a Big 12 quarterback should help quell that disappointment. Texas quarterback Tyrone Swoopes is showing interest in HPU’s rising program, according to anonymous sources. Swoopes hasn’t made official his intent to transfer…

Lions Ranked #1 in Slowest No Huddle Offense

The Brownwood Lions are once again receiving statewide recognition as they have received the honor of having the slowest no huddle offense in all of Texas. The Lions soared to the top in the rankings after the debacle last week of getting the play called in time by the coaches. To avoid being assessed a…

Friday Night Football Recap

Friday night recap: Brownwood 51 Burkburnett 8: This game could have been worse. The Lions opted not to score at the end of the game and knelt the ball showing great sportsmanship. It’s unclear why the Lions scheduled this game being that it’s practically in Oklahoma. Perhaps some coaches wanted to go gamble a little…

Pants no longer allowed at TCU football games

The Brownwood Examiner took a road trip on Saturday, September 13th to Fort Worth when TCU was hosting The University of Minnesota in a football game. We learned that only older fans were exempt from the “no pants rule.” We captured some pictures of our adventure for your viewing pleasure: If you liked this story,…

Hockey stick found at Goodwill

A hockey stick, wooden, CCM brand, was spotted at the Goodwill on West Commerce avenue Thursday morning. Staff were unsure how to properly display it, and even less sure as to how it came to be located in Brownwood. Wide speculation surrounds the origin of the sporting implement. Area Historian and town drunk Rudy Ramond…

Weekly Local High School and College Football Picks

Brownwood by 7 over Gatesville: One state poll (we won’t say who) has Gatesville favored to beat Brownwood by 5, but we think otherwise. Brownwood gave up 469 points last season in 11 games, a school record for the most points ever surrendered in a season by Brownwood High School. In comparison, the 1965 Brownwood…

Brown County Football Schedules

For once, this is not a satirical piece. Brownwood: 8/29 vs Gatesville 9/5 vs Graham 9/12 @Liberty Hill 9/19 vs Alvarado 9/26 @ Burkburnett 10/3 @ Springtown 10/10 vs Stephenville 10/17 @ Abilene Wylie 10/24 Open 10/31 vs Snyder 11/7 @ Big Spring Bangs: 8/29 @ Ballinger 9/5 vs Llano 9/12 vs Goldthwaite 9/19 @…