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Prep Football

Rembert to coach football at Madison
ASHEVILLE - The season opener for the Erwin and Madison football teams just got a lot more interesting.
-Citizen Times

Three grid stars best of N.C. crop
Miller Safrit, a recruiting analyst for, said there are about nine exceptional high school football prospects in North Carolina but three that distance themselves from the rest.
-The News&Observer

Installation of turf begins at Erwin
The multi-million dollar project to install artificial turf at all high school football stadiums in Buncombe County has entered its final phase at Erwin.
-Citizen Times

It's official: Private schools get Shrine Bowl
ASHEVILLE — The first Shrine Bowl for private schools is now a reality.
-Citizen Times

'Ordinary' students lift Jordan to extraordinary feats .
Jordan football coach Mike Briggs called the student-athletes at his school "normal, everyday, ordinary kids." They just have a knack for doing some extraordinary things.
-The Herald Sun

Southern takes it to another level
Southern won 13 games last season in football. However, if you asked the school's athletics director, Pete Shankle, 10 was the more important number -- as in 10 players from that team who will be attending college this fall on scholarships.
-The Herald Sun

West wears out East in All-Star football game
GREENSBORO -- Riverside offensive lineman Lowell Dyer was a little sweaty and a little tired after Wednesday night's East-West All-Star football game at Jamieson Stadium.
-The Herald Sun

Prep Basketball

Southern names Pyper head basketball coach
David Pyper, Southern's top assistant boys' basketball coach for the last two seasons, was named the Spartans' new head coach Friday.
-The Herald Sun

Need for speed
When watching Central Cabarrus' Ishmael Smith play basketball, follow closely. The first time you look away, it might take you a while to find him again.
-The Jacksonville Daily

Skeen is keen
North Mecklenburg's Jamie Skeen is a versatile basketball player. The 6-foot-8, 220-pound rising senior forward can score in many different ways, deliver crisp passes, play solid defense and rebound.
-The Jacksonville Daily

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