September 4, 2007

North Shore remains a football factory

Galena Park (Texas) North Shore High School's wall of fame is covered with dozens of Division I prospects dressed in their respective college uniforms.

Texas, Oklahoma, Miami, Texas A&M, LSU, Oklahoma State, Colorado and Missouri are all well represented. North Shore is a football factory wedged between the chemical plants and oil refineries on the Houston ship channel. The NFL's highest paid defensive end Cory Redding is a North Shore alum as well as Dallas Cowboy center Andre Gurode, who has been starting since his rookie season six years ago.

With Division I and NFL prospects comes winning seasons, and Mustang coach David Aymond has been winning big since 1993. Aymond's teams have a current string of 60 consecutive regular season wins and a 2003 Class 5A Division I state championship.

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