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GET RECRUITED: The Guide available now

I’ve referred to recruiting as the “vast unknown” in the past because it IS a wilderness. It is confusing and sometimes will make absolutely no sense to you. Answers you get to some questions create new questions in your mind automatically. Navigating this process can be frustrating. Football recruiting is …

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2019 ALL AREA TEAMS

These are the players from around the state that were standouts and impact players in their areas. Where appropriate, players are listed at their projected position at the next level. ALL MIDLANDS TEAM POSITIONPLAYERHGTWGTSCHOOLYEARQBTy Olenchuk6’2195Dutch Fork2020RBBraden Walker6’0200River Bluff2020RBWillis Lane5;9180Camden2021OLTyshawn Wannamker6’4330Calhoun County2020OLParker Clements6’7270Lugoff-Elgin2020OLNick Taiste6’1295White Knoll2020OLTa’Chawn Brooks6’5294Dutch Fork2020OLJosh Taylor6’1290chapin2020OLGarrett Hyuck6’5275Chapin2020WRJalin Hyatt6’2170Dutch Fork2020WRTylee …

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2019 SCVARSITY ALL-STATE FOOTBALL TEAMS

The 1st, 2nd and 3rd teams for the 24th annual SCVarsity All-State Football selection. Selecting the All-State football team is one of those things that is an emotional paradox. As an analyst, it is one of the things that I love to do – watch athletes, evaluate their play, and …

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Playoff Predictions for Midlands teams

There are 32 teams remaining in the state playoffs after today and of those 32 teams,  8 of them are from the Midlands. There are some upstate folks who will tell you that the best football in the state is played there; there are some Pee Dee folks who will …

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PLAYOFF SCOREBOARD: ROUND 2

All the Scores from around the state and round two of the football playoffs. CLASS 5A Upper State Byrnes 41, Laurens 12 Gaffney 33, Sumter 7 Dorman 49, Spring Valley 0 Clover 58, Mauldin 31 Lower State Dutch Fork 45, Wando 0 Fort Dorchester 37, Berkeley 7 Carolina Forest 36, …

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A Simple Plan: Part 2

About eight years ago, I wrote an article called “A Simple Plan” and it was my proposal for a 5-Class Realignment system. It was detailed and I pushed it on SCVarsity, in my columns with The State newspaper and on the radio year after year. Finally, the SCHSL membership adopted …

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