Yes the better team won (Seminole). ... Edgewater edges out Osceola Kowboys. just guessing. Clear editor. Why does this team never get any respect? So, media is reluctant to pay much attention to them. They have a chance this year to finally get over the hump. Osceola football team doesn't get the attention they deserve in the Orlando media market and it has been that way for the past 15-20 years. After spotting Sarasota Riverview an 11-point first-half lead, the Kissimmee Osceola Kowboys scored 21 unanswered points and then held on to beat the Rams 24-20 in a Class 8A Region 4 semifinal football game on Friday night. It's not really all the way Orlando, but it's definitely not Tampa Bay, either. But, overall, they and Naples are possibly the two most unfairly disregarded programs in the state over the last 20-30 years. Checkout how Osceola is doing in their 20-21 Boys Varsity Football Standings But, in Osceola county, who competes with them? Are they really not that good? But for reasons I could only speculate, we don't get the same love from folks at the Sentinel or local high school TV highlights on any of the local stations. Kowboy Football, Kissimmee, Florida. This is the highlight tape for the 2017 Osceola Kowboys football team created by djsthe2 productions. MIAMI — It only figured that on a night when defenses ran the show and offensive football was perhaps set back a half century or so, a special-teams play would ultimately decide a big playoff game. That is not our choice so over the years we have picked up games with Dr. Phillips, Edgewater. Upload or insert images from URL. 2007 and 2008-Monsignor Pace(Pace made the state semis and nearly beat Cocoa in 08). I think the "tweener" description fits Osceola very well. Seminole vs. Osceola football state final preview. Once again, and perhaps a little ahead of schedule, the Osceola Kowboys will have a chance to win a state high school football championship. The 2-point conversion was successful, so Riverview went up 14-3. West Orange, Bishop Moore and other better teams in Orange county if they are willing to do home and home. Once again Osceola is left out. The Kowboys (7-2) kicked a field goal to make it 6-3 before Hayes returned a punt 95 yards for the score. CAPSULES AND PREDICTIONS. ... Nichols was a Kowboys assistant from 1990 to 2006 before taking over at Osceola in 2010 following … Don't know,  Vero is not favored to get by Miami Palmetto. Please enable Cookies and reload the page. Here’s a look at high school sports around Osceola County. Cloud, Harmony, etc... That said, what Coach Nichols has done there is impressive. LIVE Game Scores and Game Info Here: Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube. I would imagine some of the younger fans today don't know the history. Not to take anything away from Osceola they have been a great team but outside of you where are their fans? Osceola County is somewhat of a unique situation with that "big dog" phenomenon and a large Hispanic population. This applies to Football and other sports as well. Most schools would be thrilled with that record. Great team, great coaching staff. Box Score Stats by Game Stats by Player. In addition, one of the oldest state "rivalries" is with St. The Kowboys used a … I'll just echo what others have said. Maybe get over the hump this year, but I think they will be a better team next year as they are very young across the board. Vero has one finals appearance and won. If you are on a personal connection, like at home, you can run an anti-virus scan on your device to make sure it is not infected with malware. For the most part this is a msg board with people supporting their teams and that’s why certain teams get brought up more than others. •   You cannot paste images directly. Osceola is definitely legit. I'm a big Kowboy fan and just wonder why when the media hits Central Florida you never hear Osceola mentioned. It's a shame. Most of the better teams in Orlando really don't want to play them and it has nothing to do with the fan base. No, Osceola is a poorer county than Orange or Seminole so they look down their noses at us and our teams. ALL BOARD MEMBERS READ: COVID-19 and Politics. Display as a link instead, × × So Osceola being the "big dog" in their county will always have more attention on them after they lose as opposed to when they win because them losing is more newsworthy than beating up on Celebration, St. 0-1 Against them this season though so far 34-7 I believe it was. Your IP: 54.156.219.145 Now the mass media out of major metros is an entirely different subject altogether. FOOTBALL. A few weeks back it looked like we would be home for those away games and that all changed recently in the bracketing for unknown reasons. ... 2017 Osceola Kowboys Football - Duration: 20:05. djsthe2 Productions 1,650 views. Welcome to the board. You can post now and register later. 2.1K likes. How does that fact relate to the fan base. Do you think a rematch with vero and Osceola would have the same outcome? I am truly honored to be the principal of Osceola High School, home of the Kowboys with a K. Watch Osceola High School CHIEFTAIN FOOTBALL highlights and check out their schedule and roster on Hudl   Pasted as rich text. Senior loaded? 2005 and 2006 -Chaminade-Madonna (CM won state title in 05 and made semis in 06). Florida HS Football, LLC TFOH, not expecting top 10, but can't squeeze in the top 25. Naples played the following trash teams. They will face off against the Osceola Kowboys (Kissimmee) (8-2) on Dec. 11. I went to the Vero game and saw that for myself. Skip navigation Sign in. I follow Niceville and remember those back to back playoff games in 2013 & 2014. Maybe some of that old mindset is still around, and Kissimmee is still looked upon as being on the "outside." The Edgewater Eagles were able to take home the win against the Kowboys, 31-24. Completing the CAPTCHA proves you are a human and gives you temporary access to the web property. Edgewater battled against the Osceola Kowboys for their 2019 Spring Football Game. In order to get to Riverview, the Kowboys defeated Tampa Newsome, 50-21. Their coach consistently has very good teams, but he gets lots of criticism due to the fact they don't advance in the playoffs deep. RIP. I hope they can play for a title this year! I'm from the Orlando area and I think the biggest thing to happen in regards to Osceola is the competition. The offense is led by quarterback #2 Davon Wells, who is lightning quick at the quarterback position and is the director of the Kowboys … The 2020 high school football season in Osceola County may have been delayed amid the COVOD-19 pandemic, but on Friday’s season’s openers there was some explosive offense happening around the county. The Palm Harbor University Hurricanes battle vs. the Kissimmee Osceola Kowboys -- Fri, Nov. 20, 2020 -- Palm Harbor, FL.   Your previous content has been restored. Most of the better teams in Orlando really don't want to play them and it has nothing to do with the fan base. No one in our backfield is a senior or top receivers or DB's and 3 of 4 D-linemen are all sophomores. Not to shabby. That's an interesting point. Riverview Rams (9-1) at Kissimmee Osceola Kowboys (6-2) Class 8A-Region 4 semifinal. Performance & security by Cloudflare, Please complete the security check to access. They were content with bringing in bad teams from Miami for gimme wins. Florida football playoff scores News - Published on 12/4/2020 8:00 PM All IMPACT players, not as you imply seniors that just are on the team. Osceola's stats have been entered for the win vs. Newsome on 12/4/2020. Osceola should have been a top 25 team. You don't have to justify Osceola football to anyone. Edgewater came away with a turnover and game-winning touchdown in the final seconds Friday night to escape with a win at Kissimmee Osceola in … The Lakeland wins were pretty good, but, in the last decade anyway, those weren't elite Lakeland teams that they beat. University being ranked just shows that it’s garbage in and garbage out. Watch thomas liggeri Youth Teams Kowboys highlights and check out their schedule and roster on Hudl December 2 in The Huddle. Year in and year out, that is a solid program. Feel free to talk about Osceola I think their just a bit out of reach from the Orlando fans and there isn’t a fan base of them here on the board to bring them up into conversation as much as these other teams. It's no one on this board. Cloud and the locals clammer for that game. I just wonder???? Daytona Beach, Florida 48° F Scattered Clouds Daytona Beach, Florida 48° F Scattered Clouds48° F Scattered Clouds I think the teams in Orange get more respect because the county is so deep with talent - in 8A you have Apopka, Dr. Phillips, West Orange is on the rise, etc. As far as not getting recognition...anyone who knows FL hs football knows Osceola and recognizes them as a great program. Anyone can go to any high school football game -- admission is a few dollars. The closest thing to a decent reason for the lack of coverage is they are a bit lacking in truly marquee wins. Posted Mon, Dec 7 2020. Forms may also be picked up at the school-call first as office is … While the FHSAA state championships are taking center stage in most parts of Florida, the topic in South Florida has been the inaugural tri-county (West Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade) championships. Osceola and Newsome battled to a stalemate in the first half, with the only score coming when Kowboys linebacker Nolin Eaddy returned a fumble 32 … Maybe more emphasis today is placed upon teams from the large metro areas. Coach Nick has done a good job as he now has 5 Regional Championships in the 11 years he has been head coach. I know. All IMPACT players. By On 12/1/2020 at 9:22 PM, Nolestrong said: Trinity Christian under Heritage and Gibbons Under Aquinas just let you know that head to head means squad Thank you guys. This year, Vero has many key players that are seniors and if you look at Osceola 90% of their impact players are sophomores and juniors. Played 4 of 5 games on the road and beat Palmetto in the "MECCA" which was the best Miami had to offer. GO KOWBOYS!! Unfortunately, years they reached the finals in 7A they had to face STA Raiders who are nationally ranked and obviously superior talent so nothing to be ashamed of there. Official Page of Osceola High School Kowboy football World's smallest violin. • Come on Man! As far as Vero is concerned, they beat us there and we beat them at home. The Panthers will now have the chance to compete for their first trip to the state football championship game. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account. But until there's a county team that can compete with and beat Osceola regularly, they'll remain unchallenged there. If OHS plays the way they did against Edgewater, then the outcome may be quite different. I fully understand that there is not much talk on the board about Osceola. Regarding the playoffs, we have one home game out of a possible four before the state championship game. And now, when students can transfer at will, the established powerhouse will always have the most talent (in a County like Osceola, Collier, Volusia, etc) and the others will beat up on each other trying to catch-up. Vero was gutted this year from QB to the line, didn’t know who the starting QB was going into the season. Last year we scheduled home and home vs Miami Columbus as well as Cocoa. It's funny because back in the old days teams from the Panhandle were getting more national recognition than other parts of the state.. Back in the 1970's, Kissimmee was the sticks and folks did not consider it part of Orlando (Apopka was the same way). Osceola Kowboys VS Dr. Phillips Panthers 2nd round of the Playoffs. × Best is yet to come. I understand they have not won a State Championship, but a team that is in the middle of it every year and nobody talks about them. This game was part of the 2020 FHSAA Football State Championships - Class 8A Football tournament. Bill Kramer should hang his head in shame. But even if they assigned a person who did not know, if that individual just kept up with what happened during the season, he/she could have done better. Naples would avoid top teams like the plague when Kramer was there. Osceola’s success in middle weights has been its strength, but the Kowboys found themselves trailing 32-12 despite getting wins from reliable George Duncan (120), Jaekus Hines (138, still undefeated this year against Florida competition) and LaQuavion Pinellas (170). It seems like that game should have had a closer score. They are routinely ranked in the polls. Also will go into Polk to play Lakeland, Lake Gibson, Winter Haven, Lake Wales and others of that caliber. CLASS 8A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP PREVIEW WHO: Osceola (Kissimmee) Kowboys (9-2) vs. Seminole (Sanford) Fighting Seminoles (11-0) WHEN: Saturday, 1:02 p.m. EST WHERE: Bobby Bowden Field at Doak S. Campbell Stadium, Tallahassee – Venue Information (Masks Required due to COVID-19 protocols) TICKETS: via FSU Ticket Office – $15.00 online only (no on-site ticket sales) – LINK […] Osceola High School Kowboys Volleyball Team . We spend far too much time sweating the small stuff and not enough living. Most of the guys had some play time but Vero lost a lot compared to years past and just having seniors on your team doesn’t mean they’re starters. Regarding Kissimmee being a tweener town, so is Deland or Lake Minneola but they have decent teams now and they are getting more exposure than us in our local media. Not sure why you'd go to that high school in particular -- while they're played in different locations each week (home versus away), every public and most private high school will have a football team. Osceola football team doesn't get the attention they deserve in the Orlando media market and it has been that way for the past 15-20 years. They zombie through every team in their county and their District isn't necessarily strong. Play off records......3-0 against Lakeland, 2-1 against DP, 1-0 against Vero. It may as well have been an island. The Osceola Kowboys returned a blocked field goal for a touchdown, helping them earn a 9-3 win over Miami Palmetto in a Class 8A state semifinal Saturday night at Traz Powell Stadium. MAXPREPS End of the season “TOP 25” in Florida. Thank you for all the replies. Osceola has the same amount of titles as Vero. 1. Cloudflare Ray ID: 606d1ea4ff05f0b9 7:30 p.m., Friday, Osceola High, 420 S. … Nobody really doubts that Osceola is a good football team. That is a fact. But if they lose, it makes the headlines. Is there coach a D*#K and nobody like them. Unfortunately districts are decided by the FHSAA, so OHS has to play inferior teams such as Gateway and Celebration in Kissimmee plus other schools in SE Orange county that are not the best. Regarding Vero players that are seniors:  starting QB-Jackson Nairn, starting RB-Boby McMillan, staring receivers-Wendell Bethel & Nijah Brown, starting DE-Travonte O'Neal and on and on. Osceola High School is built on traditions of excellence and although this school year has been different, we will continue to build on those traditions of academic rigor and athletic pride. I’m a Vero guy but I watch the Treasure Coast teams and there are other Vero fans. If you follow them in the Orlando Sentinel, their wins are buried towards the bottom of the list. State wide, most in the know recognize the OHS tradition and that is good. As for the respect piece, Osceola deserves all the recognition they can get. Our region includes Tampa teams but we don't pick them up as much although we have had games with Manatee and Tampa Jesuit. The Osceola Kowboys will serve as an early test for the Dreadnaughts as they come in as early favorites in 8A to play in Daytona, this year’s site of the state championships. Another way to prevent getting this page in the future is to use Privacy Pass. Kissimmee is a "tweener" of a town. You may need to download version 2.0 now from the Chrome Web Store. 2015 and 2016-AH Delray (state finalist in 15), 2017 and 2018-Miami Palmetto (8-2  and 10-2 teams). Especially when you look at their list which has a number of questionable inclusions. I agree Osceola doesn’t get the statewide recognition they deserve. Share ... MOSCOW FLUSHED. FOOTBALL FHSAA state playoff action enters week two Friday night, with three Osceola County teams scheduled to see action. Osceola has been to the finals at least 4 other times. Never tested their teams and then they got outclassed in the playoffs. There are very few high school football fans in the Central Florida area that do not respect Osceola as a football school. With the current staff, they have played in two State Championships, won 9 straight District Titles and a bunch of play off games. Watch Osceola High School Boys Varsity Football highlights and check out their schedule and roster on Hudl Possibly it's a bit like Naples in Collier County or Mainland in Volusia County. It stands on its own and is very good. If you are at an office or shared network, you can ask the network administrator to run a scan across the network looking for misconfigured or infected devices. There has been zero disrespect of Osceola from the media or this board. Life is short, enjoy it while you have it. So we are not ducking anyone. Paste as plain text instead, × The problem Osceola has is that they are in 8A-4, a region that is more representative of Tampa than Orlando, but they are too far from Tampa to draw a fan base from that area. Defense and big plays on special teams really controlled the game but a … Nolestrong, Powered by Invision Community. That dominant school is going to make it difficult for newer schools to get traction. I agree with that for sure. They're in Osceola County with teams that are nowhere near the competition that Osceola should be playing, and games against those teams will draw little or no media coverage in either Orlando or Tampa. HE LOSES THE FOOTBALL. Columbia follows his team, Darter follows his team and a couple other Orlando area teams, Dillard follows his team and the Broward teams, etc etc. WE ARE,  OSCEOLA!! I guess I need to become more active and encourage more KOWBOY fans. 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