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Blog: Early season prep football games to watch

Tue, Jul 22, 2014 - 6:14 AM

It’s Monday, July 21. That means we are exactly one month away from the first games of the 2014 high school football season. Yes, Aug. 21 kicks off Week Zero. While we won’t see many teams in action, why not take a quick glance at five early games over the first two weeks that already...

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Doherty turns to Jarris Krapcha to lead surging boys' basketball program

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Jarris Krapcha planned on building the boys' basketball program at Mitchell. He emphatically started the process during the 2013-14 season - his first as a high school basketball coach - leading the Marauders to a 12-12 record and the program's first 4A playoff appearance in four years. Then,...

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