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Midlands 4A Football Top Players

The Midlands Class 4A is loaded with talent and here is a breakdown of each position along with some accolades. CLASS 4A TOP PLAYER: Christian Horn, Westwood Highly under rated wide receiver, ranked 3rd among WRs in the Midlands and committed to App State. 6-1, 170 CLASS 4A TOP POSITION: …

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Midlands 4A Football Predictions

The Midlands 4A Class football teams are competing in three different regions. The Region 3 4A is going to be interesting. The sliding of South Pointe and the addition of Dean Boyd at York HS is going to shake things up in the Rock Hill area of this region.  I …

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Midlands Area 5A Football Predictions

The Midlands 5A teams are in two regions – 4 and 5. Region 4 looks to be a wide-open race. Sumter returns a wealth of talent and are expected to be strong on the offensive side of the football this season. Coach Mark Barnes’ power football style may see a …

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High School Football is Under Attack

High school football, as we have known it for so long, is under attack. A study following the 2018 football season by the National Federation of High School Sports showed a significant decrease in participation. The number of 11-player football participants was down 6.5 percent from its peak in 2009.

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2019 Mr. Football Contenders

Columbia (SC) The Mr. Football Award in South Carolina goes to the state’s most outstanding senior football player, given by the South Carolina Athletic Coaches Association. I know it is just July but I wanted to throw out my top pics for this prestigious award. Luke Doty, Quarterback, Myrtle Beach …

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2021 Athlete One to Watch

Batesburg (SC) running back Marvin Gantt is a player to watch for the Class of 2021. The rising junior, who plays both sides of the ball for the Panthers, started at defensive back as a sophomore while rotating in at the running back position on offense. On defense, Gantt had …

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