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PREP FOOTBALL: Ten impact players’ names to know for 2018

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With the high school football season just three days away, it’s time to learn the names of new or less-familiar players who will be making impacts this fall. Here are 10 players to put on your radar, if you don’t have them there already: Jon Barnes and Antoine Taylor QBs, Snider The ...

PREP FOOTBALL: NE8 Preview

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You could put the names East Noble, Leo and New Haven in a hat, draw one and have about the same chance of successfully picking the Northeast 8 Conference champion as someone carefully studying the rosters. It looks that close between those three frontrunners. Perhaps a more intriguing ...

Prep football preseason countdown: #1 SNIDER PANTHERS

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OUTLOOK Nearly everyone takes for granted Snider High School’s football team will reload every fall. One person who doesn’t is coach Kurt Tippmann. He takes nothing for granted, even with a 97-21 record in nine years as the Panthers’ leader. “As much as you coach them in the ...

PREP FOOTBALL: ACAC Preview

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Though the Allen County Athletic Conference may be the state's top small-school conference for football, it might have the area's top all-around player this season. Adams Central's Logan Macklin can dominate a game offensively, defensively and on special teams, and he's good enough he could ...

News-Sentinel.com names 2018 Prep Football Preseason All-Area team

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As the season kicks off this Friday, the prep football experts at News-Sentinel.com have put their heads together and come up with a Preseason All-Area team. These players represent the best, as we see them, at each individual position. Listed next to each player are relevant stats from the ...

Prep football preseason countdown: #3 HOMESTEAD SPARTANS

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OUTLOOK Coming to the Summit Athletic Conference three years ago was supposed to make things much tougher for the Homestead football team, but the Spartans have responded with continued excellence and seasons of eight, nine and eight wins. Can they take a jump and challenge for a ...

Prep football preseason countdown: #4 LEO LIONS

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OUTLOOK Leo’s youth the last few years has been one of the factors that have slowed the Lions down in the postseason. They appear to have come of age now. Leo lost some big names to graduation but returns playmakers on both sides of the ball, experience and a sense that it’s time to turn ...

GALLERY: 2017-18 News-Sentinel.com Prep Athletes of the Year

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As a new school season begins and with it, a new season of high school athletics, we take a look back at the 22 athletes that were named as the Player of the Year in their sport during the 2017-2018 school year. Not pictured is our Girls Golfer of the Year, Sarah Frazier of Bishop ...

FAN VOTE: Finals for Prep football Preseason Player of the Year

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The 32 players have been narrowed down to two in the fan vote for the Preseason Player of the Year for prep football. Homestead's Trevin Taylor and Bishop Luers' Camari Harris will be the final two competitors vying for your vote. Taylor was the leading vote getter in the opening round and the ...

Prep football preseason countdown: #5 CARROLL CHARGERS

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OUTLOOK Doug Dinan has strung together seven consecutive winning seasons in leading the Carroll High School football program, but 2018 may provide one of his biggest coaching tasks since he took over the program in 2010. The Chargers have been decimated by both graduation and injury ...

Full schedule of Friday’s prep football scrimmages

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The start of the season is just over a week away with kickoffs on Aug. 17. But this Friday, spectators can get a taste of what their favorite team may have in the coming season with scrimmages around the area Here is where you can catch some gridiron action on Friday, will all scrimmages ...

Time to submit Ask The Beat Writer questions for Fort Wayne Komets

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Please reply to this post or send them to bsebring@news-sentinel.com, on Twitter @bsebring or through Messenger on Facebook to make sure I see them. What would you like to learn about your favorite hockey team? We'll look to run the answers late next week. As always, personal lives are ...

Fort Wayne Komets add four players

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From a Komets press release: The Komets announced Thursday that four players have been added to the preseason roster. Pros Jeff King and Thomas Ebbing have agreed to terms along with rookie forwards Trent Fox and Mathieu Nadeau. King, 22, will be entering second full season as a pro after ...