NATHAN BURAL photo

Glen Rose senior linebacker Jake Powell tackles a Mineral Wells ball carrier during the Tigersí 49-7 season opening blowout of the Rams. Powell spearheaded a dominant defensive effort in which the Tigers allowed only 216 total yards of offense, including just 52 through the air. Donít miss the Tigers this week as they host 0-1 Breckenridge at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Tiger Stadium.

NATHAN BURAL photo

Derek Thompson was 8-14 passing for 124 yards and a pair of touchdowns while rushing five times for 34 yards and another score during his two-and-a-half quarters of action in the Tigersí mauling of Mineral Wells Tuesday.††† Glen Rose Head Coach Tommy Dunn credited the offensive line for giving Thompson and the skill players the time and protection necessary to make big plays.