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By Mike Copper, Tom Reisenweber, Jeff Kirik Erie Times-News staff bloggers
The Varsity blog is the 2013 winner of an international EPPY award for best sports blog. EPPYs are awarded to media-affiliated websites by Editor & Publisher, an industry trade publication. Varsity is primarily maintained by Times-News sports writers Mike Copper and Tom Reisenweber and sports editor Jeff Kirik.   Read more about this blog.
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Posted: August 19th, 2014

The Cathedral Prep football team reached the PIAA Class AAA semifinals in 2013, but the Ramblers lost a lot of experienced players to graduation. Learn

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Posted in: District 10, Football
Posted: August 19th, 2014

Varsity Kickoff Countdown is a daily series on the Varsity blog. It’s 10 days until the opening night of the high school football season on

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Posted: August 18th, 2014

The McDowell football team has a new coach after going 7-6 and advancing to the PIAA Class AAAA quarterfinals in 2013. Learn more about the

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Posted in: District 10, Football
Posted: August 18th, 2014

The Corry football team will face a lot of change after a 3-7 season in 2013. The Beavers will have a new head coach in

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Posted in: District 10, Football
Posted: August 18th, 2014

Cathedral Prep Ramblers Coach: Sam Tojaga (10th season) 2013 overall record: 11-8-0 2013 region record: 4-2-0 (champion) 2013 playoff results: Defeated Central Tech 5-1 in

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Posted in: Corner Kick, Soccer
Posted: August 18th, 2014

Varsity Kickoff Countdown is a daily series on the Varsity blog. It’s 11 days until the start of the high school football season on Friday,

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Posted: August 18th, 2014

Sebastian Curtin’s final season with Mercyhurst Prep’s cross country program doesn’t officially begin until Labor Day weekend. That’s when the Lakers’ star senior will try

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Posted: August 17th, 2014

Varsity Kickoff Countdown is a daily series on the Varsity blog. It’s 12 days until the opening night of the high school football season on

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Posted: August 16th, 2014

  The General McLane football team advanced to the District 10 Class AAA championship game for the second consecutive year in 2013. However, the Lancers

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Posted in: District 10, Football
Posted: August 16th, 2014

Fort LeBoeuf made the District 10 playoffs with a seven-win season in 2013. The Bison have a lot of skill-position players returning from that team.

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Posted in: District 10, Football
Posted: August 16th, 2014

The 2014 Kickoff magazine is now on sale at all Country Fair locations in northwestern Pennsylvania. The Erie Times-News produced three covers this year, featuring

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Posted in: District 10, Football
Posted: August 16th, 2014

Varsity Kickoff Countdown is a daily series on the Varsity blog. It’s 13 days until the start of the high school football season on Friday,

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