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Witness four of the best high school football players in WNC
Four of a kind. Asheville High's Crezdon Butler and Johnny White, East Henderson's Michael Angram and Reynolds' Willie Harper are four of the state's top backs, all seniors, and each shares a passion for thrilling crowds on Friday nights.
-Citizen Times

The Friday night lights are back
Are you ready for some football?
-Citizen Times

Rockets counting on Harper
Climbing back into contention for the Northwestern 4-A Conference is the goal for Reynolds and head coach Steve McCurry.
-Citizen Times

Rams dominate Titans on new turf
SKYLAND — A new era of football in Buncombe County officially got under way Saturday night at Roberson's L. Guy Hensley Stadium.
-Citizen Times

Asheville sets sights on winning regional title
After being on the cusp of reaching a state championship game the last three seasons, Asheville's goal is to get over the hump and win a regional title.
-Citizen Times

Panthers have more than a home field advantage
A favorable schedule and talented football team make Franklin one of the preseason favorites in the Mountain Athletic Conference. The Panthers host both Asheville High (Oct. 28) and Roberson (Sept. 23) in the "Panther Pit," a venue where road teams typically struggle.
-Citizen Times

Angram ready to lead Eagles
To the other five schools in the newly formed Western Athletic 2-A Conference: Beware.
-citizen Times

Vikings welcome new QB,, high hopes
By all accounts, Avery County had a successful 2004. The Vikings finished with a 10-3 record and made it to the third round of the playoffs before falling to Western North Carolina power Owen in Swannanoa.
-Citizen Times

Players Of The Week
Each week The Observer names an overall player of the week with top performers from the other three classes.
-The Charlotte Observer

Bears fall in opener
WINSTON-SALEM - New Bern knew of Mt. Tabor's arsenal heading into Friday's season-opener, but when the two teams hit the field, the Bears were all but blown away by the Spartans' depth.
-The New Bern Sun Journal

A-G smashes Pamlico
BAYBORO - Ayden-Grifton senior Matt Tripp said the Chargers are a pretty simple football team under new coach Paul Cornwell.
-The New Bern Sun Journal Recommended Stories

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