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Send an athlete a Varsity Birthday wish today

   August 26, 2014 10:30 am    0

Send your Varsity Birthday wish — belated or upcoming — to a high school student-athlete so we can print it in an upcoming Varsity edition. (The first Varsity of the 2014-15 school year is Friday.) It’s easy. Just e-mail the athlete’s name, birthday and school to sports@timesnews.com. Type Varsity Birthday in the subject line.

 

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Varsity Kickoff Countdown: 3

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   August 26, 2014 12:20 am    0

Varsity Kickoff Countdown is a daily series on the Varsity blog. It’s 3 days until the start of the high school football season this Friday: Number of the day: 3 That’s the number of Oil City players who occupy the top of District 10’s list for receiving yards in a career. The Oilers were the…

 

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Varsity Kickoff Countdown: 4

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   August 25, 2014 12:51 am    0

Varsity Kickoff Countdown is a daily series on the Varsity blog. It’s 4 days until the start of the high school football season on Friday. Number of the day: 4 That’s the number of District 10 coaches who also are about to start their fourth straight seasons in charge of their respective programs. Two are…

 

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Varsity Kickoff Countdown: 5

   August 24, 2014 12:32 am    0

Varsity Kickoff Countdown is a daily series on the Varsity blog. It’s 5 days until the start of the high school football season this Friday: Number of the day: 5 That’s the number of Erie County football programs who have new coaches for their 2014 seasons. The most prominent changes are at Harbor Creek and…

 

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Prep swimmer takes age group in P.I. Triathlon

   August 24, 2014 12:07 am    0

Cathedral Prep senior Norman Stark, who twice tried to swim across Lake Erie this summer, fared better during his latest dip in that body of water. Stark won the men’s age 16-19 division of Saturday morning’s 14th annual Presque Isle Triathlon. He completed his .35-mile swim, 13-mile cycling course and 3.5-mile run in a collective…

 

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Seneca football video season preview

   August 23, 2014 2:00 pm    0

Seneca returns plenty of experience as the Bobcats seek a District 10 playoff berth in 2014. Watch a video season preview and read the Seneca Summer Huddle preview.

 

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Win a Kickoff magazine; tell us who’s on Varsity blog header

   August 23, 2014 11:03 am    0

Prior to each school year, the Erie Times-News/GoErie.com sports staff changes the header on the Varsity blog. Before we change the Varsity blog’s look this year, we’d like to offer readers a chance to win a free edition of the Kickoff football magazine. (Readers can choose from one of three covers.) To win the Kickoff,…

 

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Help complete our list of former D-10 players on D-II, D-III football rosters

   August 23, 2014 10:22 am    0

The On Campus blog currently features a list of former District 10 football players on Division II, Division III and NAIA rosters. Check out the list and let us know if we left an active playoff off.

 

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Northwestern football video season preview

   August 23, 2014 8:30 am    0

The Northwestern football team has won a share of the Region 4 title each of the past two seasons. The Wildcats lost a lot of key players to graduation, but they have some solid talent back. Watch the Wildcats’ video season preview and read the Northwestern Summer Huddle preview.

 

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Varsity Kickoff Countdown: 6

   August 23, 2014 12:02 am    0

Varsity Kickoff Countdown is a daily series on the Varsity blog. It’s 6 days until the start of the high school football season on Friday, Aug. 29: Number of the day: 6 That’s the uniform number worn by quarterback Damion Terry throughout his career at Cathedral Prep. He graduated in 2013 not only as the…

 

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Strong Vincent football video preview

   August 22, 2014 11:15 am    0

The Strong Vincent football team will try to bounce back from a 2-8 season. The Colonels will have to improve to compete for a playoff spot in District 10 Class AAA. Watch a video season preview and read the Vincent Summer Huddle preview.

 

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Harbor Creek football video preview

   August 22, 2014 7:31 am    0

The Harbor Creek football team has a new coach for the first time in more than three decades. The Huskies will aim to improve their win total under Ned Bailey after back-to-back one-win seasons. Watch a video season preview and read the Harbor Creek Summer Huddle preview.

 

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Varsity Kickoff Countdown: 7

   August 22, 2014 12:47 am    0

Varsity Kickoff Countdown is a daily series on the Varsity blog. It’s 7 days until the start of the high school football season on Friday, Aug. 29: Number of the day: 7 That’s the number of rushing touchdowns Josh Kneiss scored in Slippery Rock’s Oct. 13, 2000, game against Grove City. He carried 22 times…

 

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This weekend’s high school football scrimmage schedule

   August 21, 2014 3:05 pm    0

This is the final weekend of football scrimmages before the opening night of high school football season Aug. 29. Here’s a list of the action during the next three days: Today’s scrimmages McDowell, Shaw (Ohio), John Hay (Ohio) at Chardon (Ohio), 5 p.m. Youngsville at Brookville, 6 p.m. Friday’s scrimmages Sharon at Strong Vincent (Veterans…

 

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Fairview football video preview

   August 21, 2014 2:30 pm    0

The Fairview football team made the playoffs in 2013 but lost its all-time leading rusher, Shannon Jackson, to graduation. Can the team regroup this season. Watch the Tigers’ video preview and read the Fairview Summer Huddle preview.

 

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