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23 hrs ago | via LA Daily News
It's not often high school seniors who are league rivals face each other the following season as starters at two critical positions. But when USC plays Washington on Thursday night, true freshman middle linebacker Cameron Smith is expected to start for the Trojans against the Huskies' true freshman quarterback, Jake Browning. Comment?
Yesterday | via The Fresno Bee
It's October and Central Section football will launch a complete schedule of league games this week, meaning: There's enough evidence to play the comparative scores game now. It's a fun game to play. Comment?
Sunday Oct 4 | via Tehachapi News
North's Curtis Threlkeld straight-arms Tehachapi's Caleb Huebner after a fumble by North on the hike at the Oct. 2 game at North High. North High players try to stop Tehachapi's Keyron Scott from going all the way on Friday, Oct. 2, at North High. Comment?
Saturday Oct 3 | via The Wave
Alabama running back Derrick Henry breaks away for a touchdown as offensive lineman Alphonse Taylor blocks Georgia defensive tackle Trenton Thompson during the first half of Saturday's game in Athens, Ga. No. 13 Alabama handed eighth-ranked Georgia a 38-10 defeat, making the Bulldogs one of four Top 10 teams to lose on Saturday. Comment?
Thursday Oct 1 | via The Fresno Bee
Matt Johnson's cellphone buzzed with the midnight text two weeks ago, about 2 hours after Edison High's 17-10 nonleague loss to Clovis North at Sunnyside Stadium. Imagine that: Only 10 months after his Tigers defeated Liberty-Bakersfield 21-14 for their first Central Section top division title in 39 years, inspiring mass celebration at the same venue, they've got the CEO in discovery mode. Comment?
Wednesday Sep 30 | via Inside Bay Area
The Colts certainly are not ducking competition. On its schedule this season are the defending CIF Open Division state champion , Division 2 Northern California champion and a Southern Section Northern Division semifinalist in Atascadero. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 29 | via Examiner.com
The Utah Utes move to 4-0 after handing Oregon an embarrassing defeat on its home field. The Ducks now have two losses in the month of September for the first time since 2004. Comment?
Monday Sep 28 | via The Fresno Bee
Begin with Clovis - top-ranked wire to wire so far but clearly vulnerable following a 49-42 rally at home against Liberty-Bakersfield two weeks ago and a 28-27 win at Centennial on Friday that found the host Golden Hawks return two kickoffs for touchdowns, have a punt return score denied by penalty and sabotoge a first-and-goal with a fumbled snap in the last 5 minutes. That said, the 5-0 and state-ranked No. Comment?
Friday Sep 25 | via The Fresno Bee
Top-ranked Clovis escaped a late scare, beating Centennial 28-27 on Friday night when Cesar De Leon's fourth-down pass went incomplete with just seconds remaining. Fabian Serna's 15-yard touchdown run, on a drive helped by 55 yards in penalties, gave the Cougars a 28-21 lead in the third quarter. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 22 | via Examiner.com
In this edition of the college football Treat 16 Power Poll, there were quite a few teams making a leap into the top 10. There were also some title contenders taking bad home losses on Saturday. The Ole Miss Rebels knocked off Alabama Crimson Tide. Comment?
Saturday Sep 19 | via The Fresno Bee
Only this smoke, as opposed to the byproduct of the still-raging Rough fire in the Sierra Nevada to the east that caused several scratches of games last week, was emitted by sparks of athletic electricity Thursday and Friday that answered some questions and merely created others near the section's regular-season midpoint. The Bee's top-ranked Clovis, at home against No. Comment?
Friday Sep 18 | via The Fresno Bee
Clovis' J.J. Wills catches a touchdown pass against Stockdale in their game at Lamonica Stadium Friday, Sept. 18, 2015. Comment?
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