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Archived Football Articles 2000 - 2012

Game Balls: Top performances in prep football from Week 6 (Fayetteville Observer - 9/24/16)

Seventy First ground game paves the way for for 40-14 win at Jack Britt (Fayetteville Observer - 9/24/16)

Lavonte Carter leads Pine Forest to comeback win, 49-32 over E.E. Smith (Fayetteville Observer - 9/24/16)

Westover notches 1st win over Terry Sanford since 2009 with 38-30 victory (Fayetteville Observer - 9/24/16)

Fayetteville Observer's Athletes of the Week - Jaymond Easter (Westover - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 9/21/16)

Fayetteville Observer's Athletes of the Week - Keyonis Hopkins (South View - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 9/21/16)

Fayetteville Observer's Athletes of the Week - Andrew Jayne (Terry Sanford - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 9/21/16)

Sammy Batten: Recruitment developing for local juniors Christian Jaynes, Nate Thompson (Fayetteville Observer - 9/20/16)

Game Balls: Top performances in prep football from Week 5 (Fayetteville Observer - 9/17/16)

Cape Fear tops South Johnston, 45-0, heads into off week unbeaten (Fayetteville Observer - 9/17/16)

Terry Sanford rolls to victory over Cleveland in second half, 48-25 (Fayetteville Observer - 9/17/16)

Hoke gets first win of season, 25-18 over E.E. Smith (Fayetteville Observer - 9/17/16)

Cumberland County high school football Week 5 matchups (Fayetteville Observer - 9/15/16)

Earl Vaughan Jr.'s  Week 5 high school football picks (Fayetteville Observer - 9/15/16)

Football game of the week: E.E. Smith (2-2) at Hoke County (0-4) (Fayetteville Observer - 9/15/16)

Bruce Armstrong: South View faces tough task (Sandspur Online - 9/14/16)

Jaclyn Shambaugh: Young O-line keeping Seventy First running game in step (Fayetteville Observer - 9/13/16)

Monday moment: 'Chain gang' keeps things light on football sidelines (Fayetteville Observer - 9/12/16)

Game Balls: Top performances in prep football from Week 4 (Fayetteville Observer - 9/10/16)

Justice Galloway-Velazquez leads Cape Fear over Terry Sanford, 42-35 (Fayetteville Observer - 9/10/16)

 Fighting Scots bulldoze Bucs, 36-6 (Fayetteville Observer - 9/10/16)

Cumberland County high school football Week 4 matchups (Fayetteville Observer - 9/8/16)

Football Game of the Week: Cape Fear (3-0) at Terry Sanford (3-0), 7:00 p.m. (Fayetteville Observer - 9/8/16)

Earl Vaughan Jr.'s  Week 4 high school football picks (Fayetteville Observer - 9/8/16)

Taking bets risky deal, as Jack Britt's Michael Lindsay learns (Fayetteville Observer - 9/7/16)

Fayetteville Observer's Athletes of the Week - Keyonis Hopkins (South View - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 9/7/16)

Fayetteville Observer's Athletes of the Week - Montrell Williams (Terry Sanford - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 9/7/16)

Fayetteville Observer's Athletes of the Week - Willis Anthony (Pine Forest - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 9/7/16)

Jaclyn Shambaugh: Strong finishes trending among area football teams (Fayetteville Observer - 9/7/16)

Game Balls: Top performances in prep football from Week 3 (Fayetteville Observer - 9/4/16)

Seventy-First overcomes miscues to top Hoke County 41-22 (Fayetteville Observer - 9/2/16)

Terry Sanford ends lengthy losing streak agains Jack Britt (Fayetteville Observer - 9/2/16)

Cape Fear solves Gray's Creek defense for easy win (Fayetteville Observer - 9/2/16)

Cumberland County high school football Week 3 matchups (Fayetteville Observer - 9/1/16)

Earl Vaughan Jr.'s  Week 3 high school football picks (Fayetteville Observer - 8/31/16)

Terry Sanford tries to end 0-12 streak against Jack Britt (Fayetteville Observer - 8/31/16)

Chris' QB Corner: Christian Jayne - Terry Sanford HS (NCPreps.com - 8/31/16)

Jaclyn Shambaugh: Skilled group of receivers helping Cumberland County passing game (Fayetteville Observer - 8/31/16)

Game Balls: Top performances in prep football from Week 2 (Fayetteville Observer - 8/28/16)

Year of the receiver and some hair-raising, or cutting, memories (Fayetteville Observer - 8/28/16)

Justice Galloway-Velaquez, Cape Fear persevere in 50-28 win over Westover (Fayetteville Observer - 8/27/16)

Tigers win high-scoring Battle of the Bridge, 49-34 (Fayetteville Observer - 8/27/16)

Hoggard defense shuts down Falcons for Week 2 football win (Wilmington Star News - 8/27/16)

St. Pauls wins error-filled game against Douglas Byrd, 12-8 (Fayetteville Observer - 8/26/16)

Jordan shines again as Terry Sanford tops E.E. Smith (Fayetteville Observer - 8/26/16)

Cumberland County high school football Week 2 matchups (Fayetteville Observer - 8/25/16)

Earl Vaughan Jr.'s  Week 2 high school football picks (Fayetteville Observer - 8/25/16)

Gray's Creek official farewell to Eddie Dees (Fayetteville Observer - 8/25/16)

Prep Football Game of the Week:  Cape Fear at Westover (Fayetteville Observer - 8/25/16)

Jaclyn Shambaugh: Cumberland County defenses shaky in Week 1 football action (Fayetteville Observer - 8/23/16)

Top 10 memorable high school football moments (Fayetteville Observer - 8/21/16)

Game Balls: Top performances in prep football from Week 1 (Fayetteville Observer - 8/21/16)

Kicking game top story on first Friday of prep football (Fayetteville Observer - 8/20/16)

Trojans rally for messy win in season opener (Fayetteville Observer - 8/20/16)

E.E. Smith falls short in Donald's debut, 35-19 at Southern Durham (Fayetteville Observer - 8/20/16)

Zamir White shines at season opener, as Scotland beats South View 41-7 (Fayetteville Observer - 8/20/16)

Seventy-First's McFadyen, Johnson get better of Northern Durham, 27-10 (Fayetteville Observer - 8/20/16)

Galloway-Velazquez rallies Cape Fear to season-opening win over Triton (Fayetteville Observer - 8/19/16)

Cumberland County high school football Week 1 matchups (Fayetteville Observer - 8/18/16)

Earl Vaughan Jr.'s  Week 1 high school football picks (Fayetteville Observer - 8/18/16)

QUICK LEARNER: A-tell Darby's first full season showed promise (Fayetteville Observer - 8/18/16)

DOING DOUBLE TIME: Athletic, speedy Bullock catches new head coach's eye (Fayetteville Observer - 8/18/16)

FLIPPING THE FIELD: Falcon's McFadyen making switch from hunter to hunted (Fayetteville Observer - 8/18/16)

FORBES BUILDING A STONG CENTER: Terry Sanford center grows into role as O-line leader (Fayetteville Observer - 8/18/16)

ON TRACK FOR SUCCESS: Pine Forest LB uses football to help overcome loss (Fayetteville Observer - 8/18/16)

USEFUL PERSPECTIVE: Gray's Creek McDomick is moving to tight end but retains an offensive linemam's approach to his job (Fayetteville Observer - 8/18/16)

TIME TO MAKE HIS MARK: On field or off, Byrd's Smith is ready for his close-up (Fayetteville Observer - 8/18/16)

 NO STRINGS ATTACHED: Britt's Clark hits right note as linebacker (Fayetteville Observer - 8/18/16)

CAPE FEAR IRON MAN:  Mosely faster, stronger, leaner thanks to weight room (Fayetteville Observer - 8/18/16)

Year of the Quarterback: Trio in Cumberland County helping alter mindset of run-first region (Fayetteville Observer - 8/18/16)

Region prep football gets early kickoff with Triton at Cape Fear on Thursday night (Fayetteville Observer - 8/17/16)

A RETURN TO FORM: After a down year and knee surgery, the South View running back is hoping to produce 2014 numbers (Fayetteville Observer - 8/17/16)

Five football players to watch: E.E. Smith (Fayetteville Observer - 8/14/16)

E.E. Smith looks to make most of playmaker Rayshawn Blake (Fayetteville Observer - 8/14/16)

South View will play to offense strengths (Fayetteville Observer - 8/13/16)

Five football players to watch: South View (Fayetteville Observer - 8/14/16)

Five football players to watch: Westover (Fayetteville Observer - 8/13/16)

Wolverines will return to skills of Jareel Allen , Warren Bell on offense (Fayetteville Observer - 8/12/16)

Five football players to watch: Cape Fear (Fayetteville Observer - 8/12/16)

Cape Fear hopes for return to state 4-A football playoffs (Fayetteville Observer - 8/11/16)

Cumberland County football teams scrimmage at Fayetteville State (Fayetteville Observer - 8/12/16)

Douglas Byrd gets early test (Fayetteville Observer - 8/12/16)

Jack Britt sees Westover's speed (Fayetteville Observer - 8/12/16)

South View secondary appears improved (Fayetteville Observer - 8/12/16)

Cumberland County High School Football Jamboree pits 12 teams in scrimmages (Fayetteville Observer - 8/11/16)

Gray's Creek seniors ready for their turn on football field (Fayetteville Observer - 8/10/16)

Five football players to watch: Gray's Creek (Fayetteville Observer - 8/10/16)

Five football players to watch: Seventy-First (Fayetteville Observer - 8/9/16)

Five football players to watch: Terry Sanford (Fayetteville Observer - 8/8/16)

Five football players to watch: Douglas Byrd (Fayetteville Observer - 8/8/16)

Seventy-First duo battle for starting quarterback spot (Fayetteville Observer -8/8/16)

Terry Sanford's Mearite ready to lead defense (Fayetteville Observer - 8/7/16)

Iron Trojan Nathan Graham is all-purpose player for Pine Forest (Fayetteville Observer - 8/6/16)

Douglas Byrd coach Mike Paroli begins new post amid familiar surroundings (Fayetteville Observer - 8/5/16)

Ryan Leach has been a quick learner in Jack Britt secondary (Fayetteville Observer - 8/4/16)

Douglas Byrd: Mike Paroli taps leaders for his Eagles (Fayetteville Observer - 8/1/16)

Pine Forest: Now healthy, Trojans out to disprove doubters (Fayetteville Observer - 8/1/16)

Memories of local coaching legends arise on another opening day of football practice (Fayetteville Observer - 8/1/16)

Jack Britt: Coach sets the tone with younger group of Bucs (Fayetteville Observer - 8/1/16)

E.E. Smith: New-look Golden Bulls want to be sharper, harder (Fayetteville Observer - 8/1/16)

Gray's Creek: 'Tic Toc' could be man of the hour for run-happy Bears (Fayetteville Observer - 8/1/16)

Seventy First: Seniors Hines, Williams keep Falcons pumped up (Fayetteville Observer - 8/1/16)

Cape Fear: Knight getting in sync with QB to enhance ground game (Fayetteville Observer - 8/1/16)

Terry Sanford: Blackmon eager to strap on the pads (Fayetteville Observer - 8/1/16)

 South View: Brewington eager to get going in 2nd year as coach (Fayetteville Observer - 8/1/16)

Westover: Junior QB leading the way for Wolverines (Fayetteville Observer - 8/1/16)

High school football official Errol Daniels gets ready for the season (Fayetteville Observer - 7/23/16)

Jack Britt's R-Kel Vera named defensive MVP as East wins All-Star Game 20-3 (Fayetteville Observer - 7/21/16)

Cumberland County football jamboree schedule announced (Fayetteville Observer - 7/12/16)

Local athletes gather at Terry Sanford for Lenoir Rhyne satellite football camp (Fayetteville Observer - 6/15/16)

Terry Sanford hosts football camp with Lenoir-Rhyne staff Tuesday (Fayetteville Observer - 6/13/16)

Earl Vaughan Jr.'s spring football tour: Jack Britt (Fayetteville Observer - 6/12/16)

Earl Vaughan Jr.'s spring football tour: Pine Forest (Fayetteville Observer - 6/9/16)

Earl Vaughan Jr.'s spring football tour: Westover (Fayetteville Observer - 6/8/16)

Earl Vaughan Jr.'s spring football tour: Seventy First (Fayetteville Observer - 6/7/16)

Earl Vaughan Jr.'s spring football tour: Cape Fear (Fayetteville Observer - 6/6/16)

Earl Vaughan Jr.'s spring football tour: Gray's Creek (Fayetteville Observer - 6/6/16)

Earl Vaughan Jr.'s spring football tour: South View (Fayetteville Observer - 6/2/16)

Earl Vaughan Jr.'s spring football tour: Terry Sanford (Fayetteville Observer - 6/1/16)

Earl Vaughan Jr.'s spring football tour: E.E. Smith (Fayetteville Observer - 5/31/16)

Earl Vaughan Jr.'s spring football tour: Douglas Byrd (Fayetteville Observer - 5/30/16)

Pine Forest athletes make college choices (Fayetteville Observer - 5/26/16)

Cumberland County 2016 high school football schedule marks end of era (Fayetteville Observer - 5/16/16)

Terry Sanford holds women's football clinic (Fayetteville Observer - 5/12/16)

Four Pine Forest athletes accept college offers (Fayetteville Observer - 5/11/16)

Sammy Batten: South View's 6-foot-7, 303-pound OL coveted for mobility (Fayetteville Observer - 5/10/16)

Sammy Batten: Cape Fear QB drawing interest from several ACC schools (Fayetteville Observer - 5/3/16)

Six from Cape Fear region picked for East-West All-Star football game (Fayetteville Observer - 4/29/16)

E.E. Smith promotes Deron Donald to top football post (Fayetteville Observer - 4/5/16)

Mike Paroli named head football coach at Douglas Byrd High School (Fayetteville Observer - 4/2/16)

King leaves E.E. Smith football post for St. Pauls (Fayetteville Observer - 3/9/16)

40 under 40, 2016 Honorees -Bryan Till, Terry Sanford (Fayetteville Observer - 2/6/16)

South View trio signs football letters (Fayetteville Observer - 2/11/16)

Douglas Byrd head football coach Scott Barbour resigns (Fayetteville Observer - 2/11/16)

Seventy-First running back Paul Underwood signs with Fayetteville State (Fayetteville Observer - 2/11/16)

It's unanimous; local coaches pick Panthers to win Super Bowl (Fayetteville Observer - 2/7/16)

How Twitter has transformed college football recruiting (Fayetteville Observer - 2/2/16)

Recruiting: Cape Fear region has loads of football talent in the pipeline (Fayetteville Observer - 2/1/16)

Cumberland County football coaches offer national championship predictions (Fayetteville Observer - 1/11/16)

Seventy-First High's Emmauel Ukhueligbe commits to Army (Fayetteville Observer - 1/11/16)

Isaiah Stallings of Terry Sanford heads the all-region football team (Fayetteville Observer - 12/24/15)

Three Cape Fear region athletes named to NCPreps.com All-State football team (Fayetteville Observer - 12/20/15)

Two Terry Sanford players help N.C. all-stars win Shrine Bowl (Fayetteville Observer - 12/19/15)

Five Cape Fear region players in Shrine Bowl (Fayetteville Observer - 12/19/15)

Sammy Batten: Isaiah Stallings' focus was on the season (Fayetteville Observer - 12/8/15)

Terry Sanford DB Stallings chooses N.C. State (Fayetteville Observer - 12/8/15)

Terry Sanford's Mark Gilbert receives Laurel Wreath Award (Fayetteville Observer- 12/3/15)

910Preps Podcast: Clinton football is still running strong; Terry Sanford exits (Fayetteville Observer - 11/30/15)

Preps Spotlight: Hernandez decision was right one for Till, Bulldogs (Fayetteville Observer - 11/29/15)

Preps Spotlight: All-conference teams an annual headache (Fayetteville Observer - 11/29/15)

Preps Spotlight: Cape Fear Valley 3-A All Conference football team announced (Fayetteville Observer - 11/28/15)

Earl Vaughan Jr.: Christian Jayne, Bulldogs look to next season (Fayetteville Observer - 11/28/15)

Terry Sanford eliminated by Northern Durham (Fayetteville Observer - 11/27/15)

Preps Spotlight: NCHSAA football playoff method hurts more than one region (Fayetteville Observer - 11/27/15)

Preps Spotlight: Terry Sanford holds Thanksgiving football practice, sends out special message (Fayetteville Observer - 11/16/15)

Jaclyn Shambaugh: Terry Sanford opponent Northern Guilford better than No. 13 suggests (Fayetteville Observer - 11/24/15)

Preps Spotlight: A self-report card, grading my preseason predictions (Fayetteville Observer - 11/23/15)

Cape Fear loses shootout to Greenville Rose, 42-41 (Fayetteville Observer - 11/21/15)

 Terry Sanford's defense steps up in 17-3 win over Wilson Hunt (Fayetteville Observer - 11/21/15) 

Late conversion sends Richmond Senior over Jack Britt 29-28 in playoffs (Fayetteville Observer - 11/21/15)

Clayton stifles Gray's Creek in 36-18 playoff victory (Fayetteville Observer - 11/20/15)

Friday's high school football playoff matchups (Fayetteville Observer - 11/19/15)

Earl Vaughan Jr: Friday's high school football picks (Fayetteville Observer - 11/19/15)

Football Game of the Week: Richmond Senior at Jack Britt (Fayetteville Observer - 11/19/15)

Sammy Batten: Mark Gilbert's choice to enroll early at Duke wasn't easy (Fayetteville Observer - 11/17/15)

Jaclyn Shambaugh: County prep football teams fared well in Round 1 (Fayetteville Observer - 11/17/15)

Late Hits: Notes from Friday night's high school football games (Fayetteville Observer - 11/14/15)

Prep Spotlight: Seventy-First survives early deficit, down Asheville Roberson (Fayetteville Observer - 11/14/15)

Gray's Creek rolls over Jacksonville 69-28 (Fayetteville Observer - 11/14/15)

Terry Sanford turnsback West Brunswick 41-20 (Fayetteville Observer -11/13/15)

Jack Britt roars back to defeat Wake Forest Heritage 45-12 (Fayetteville Observer - 11/13/15)

Cape Fear defense steps up late to stop Rolesville 26-19 (Fayetteville Observer - 11/13/15)

Terry Sanford's Mark Gilbert officially signs with Duke (Fayetteville Observer - 11/13/15)

Prep Spotlight: NCHSAA announces classifications for 2017; E.E. Smith, Cape Fear fall to 3-A (Fayetteville Observer - 11/13/15)

Prep football matchups: Playoffs, 1st round (Fayetteville Observer - 11/12/15)

Earl Vaughan Jr's prep football picks: Playoffs, 1st round (Fayetteville Observer - 11/12/15)

Game of the week: (10) Jacksonville (7-3) at (7) Gray's Creek (8-3),  7:30 p.m. (Fayetteville Observer - 11/12/15)

Jaclyn Shambaugh: Terry Sanford tested by improved Cape Fear Valley 3-A (Fayetteville Observer - 11/10/15)

Terry Sanford thriving with Christian Jayne at quarterback (Fayetteville Observer - 11/9/15)

Preps Spotlight: Pinecrest press conference leaves questions about forfeit unanswered (Fayetteville Observer - 11/9/15)

Preps Spotlight: Explaining why Seventy-First is headed west in NCHSAA playoffs isn't easy (Fayetteville Observer - 11/8/15)

Late Hits: Notes from Friday night's high school football games (Fayetteville Observer - 11/7/15)

Seventy First defense clears way for 37-13 win at E.E. Smith (Fayetteville Observer - 11/6/15)

Christian Jayne sparks Terry Sanford's conference-clinching win over Gray's Creek, 44-36 (Fayetteville Observer - 11/6/15)

Pinecrest to forfeit all football wins for NCHSAA violation (Fayetteville Observer - 11/6/15)

Prep football matchups: Week 12 (Fayetteville Observer - 11/5/15)

Game of the week: Terry Sanford (5-0, 9-1) at Gray's Creek (4-0), 8-2 7:00 p.m. (Fayetteville Observer - 11/5/15)

Earl Vaughan Jr's prep football picks: Week 12 (Fayetteville Observer - 11/5/15)

Prep Spotlight: 4-A schools Overhills, Lumberton facing playoff bubble drama (Fayetteville Observer - 11/5/4)

Bruce Armstrong: Let's congratulate our south Cumberland champions (Sandspur Online - 11/4/15)

Fayetteville Observer's Athletes of the Week - Calvin Boyd (Gray's Creek - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 11/4/15)

Late Hits: Notes from Friday night's high school football games (Fayetteville Observer - 10/31/15)

Jack Britt wins 36-30 over Cape Fear (Fayetteville Observer - 10/31/15)

Lee County pulls out 28-6 win over Westover (Fayetteville Observer - 10/31/15)

E.E. Smith keeps playoff hopes alive with 35-20 victory over Overhills (Fayetteville Observer - 10/30/15)

Prep Spotlight: NCHSAA releases average daily membership numbers (Fayetteville Observer - 10/30/15)

Game of the week: Jack Britt (8-1, 4-0) at Cape Fear (7-2, 3-1) 7:00 p.m. (Fayetteville Observer - 10/29/15)

Earl Vaughan Jr's prep football picks: Week 11 (Fayetteville Observer - 10/29/15)

Preps Spotlight: Enrollment figures may be announced Friday by NCHSAA unlesss....(Fayetteville Observer - 10/29/15)

Preps Spotlight: Purely personal, but playoff predictions are a waste of time (Fayetteville Observer - 10/29/15)

Bruce Armstrong: Britt's great year continues (Sandspur Online - 10/28/15)

Fayetteville Observer's Athletes of the Week - Unique Johnson (E.E. Smith - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 10/28/15)

Jaclyn Shambaugh: Westover survives heavy week of conference games (Fayetteville Observer - 10/27/15)

Preps Spotlight: NCHSAA set sights, schedule for this year's states football finals (Fayetteville Observer - 10/27/15)

Preps Spotlight: Bell leads Westover to win over Southern Lee (Fayetteville Observer - 10/25/15)

Late Hits: Notes from Friday night's high school football games (Fayetteville Observer - 10/24/15)

Unique Johnson, strong line push E.E. Smith pas Cape Fear, 50-14 (Fayetteville Observer - 10/24/15)

Jack Britt beats South View 45-7 (Fayetteville Observer - 10/24/15)

Game of the week: Cape Fear (3-0, 7-1) at E.E. Smith (1-2, 5-3), 7:00 p.m. (Fayetteville Observer - 10/22/15)

Earl Vaughan Jr's prep football picks: Week 10 (Fayetteville Observer - 10/22/15)

Prep football Cumberland County matchups: Week 10 (Fayetteville Observer - 10/22/15)

Fayetteville Observer's Athletes of the Week - Warren Bell (Westover - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 10/21/15)

Calvin Boyd boosts Gray's Creek past Westover 34-18 (Fayetteville Observer - 10/21/15)

Running back Jareel Allen leading improved Westover ofense (Fayetteville Observer - 10/19/15)

Late Hits: Notes from Friday night's high school football games (Fayetteville Observer - 10/17/15)

Cape Fear claims share of Mid-South lead with 38-14 win over Pine Forest (Fayetteville Observer - 10/17/15)

Earl Vaughan Jr's prep football picks: Week 9 (Fayetteville Observer - 10/15/15)

Prep football Cumberland County matchups: Week 9 (Fayetteville Observer - 10/15/15)

Bruce Armstrong: Webster leads Bucs with 5 touchdowns (Sandspur Online - 10/14/15)

Fayetteville Observer's Athletes of the Week - Jacquel Webster (Jack Britt - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 10/14/15)

Fayetteville Observer's Athletes of the Week - Kevin Sparks (Douglas Byrd - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 10/14/15)

Fayetteville Observer's Athletes of the Week - Calvin Boyd (Gray's Creek - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 10/14/15)

Late Hits: Notes from Friday night's high school football games (Fayetteville Observer - 10/10/15)

Terry Sanford improves to 3-0 in league with 28-21 win over Lee County (Fayetteville Observer - 10/10/15)

Gray's Creek uses 'complete effort' to stop Southern Lee 35 14 (Fayetteville Observer - 10/10/15)

Cape Fear defense comes up big in 14-13 win over Seventy-First (Fayetteville Observer - 10/9/15)

Jack Britt surges after half to top E.E. Smith 42-12 (Fayetteville Observer - 10/9/15)

Earl Vaughan Jr's prep football picks: Week 8 (Fayetteville Observer - 10/8/15)

Prep Football Game of the Week: Cape Fear (5-1, 1-0) at Seventy First (5-1, 1-1), 7:00 p.m. (Fayetteville Observer - 10/8/15)

Prep football county matchups: Week 8 (Fayetteville Observer - 10/8/15)

Preps Spotlight: EMS personnel will begin working at high school football games Friday (Fayetteville Observer - 10/8/15)

Preps Spotlight: Gray's Creek, Westover reschedule postponed football game (Fayetteville Observer - 10/8/15)

Fayetteville Observer's Athletes of the Week - Kevin Sparks (Douglas Byrd - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 10/7/15)

Fayetteville Observer's Athletes of the Week - L.J. Melvin (Jack Britt - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 10/7/15)

Fayetteville Observer's Athletes of the Week - Chris Matthews (Cape Fear - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 10/7/15)

Jaclyn Shambaugh: Souteastern 4-A Conference bye week builds anticipation (Fayetteville Observer - 10/6/15)

Terry Sanford, Seventy First, South View football teams boast 2015 Shrine Bowl selections (Fayetteville Observer - 10/5/15)

Preps Spotlight: Cape Fear region has several candidates for Shrine Bowl roster (Fayetteville Observer - 10/4/15)

Notes from Thursday night's high school football games (Fayetteville Observer - 10/3/15)

Prep Football Week 7: Game Balls (Fayetteville Observer - 10/2/15)

Jack Britt fares well in rain, tops Pine Forest 42-7 (Fayetteville Observer - 10/2/15)

Seventy First gets balanced effort in 39-14 win over South View (Fayetteville Observer - 10/2/15)

Cape Fear piles up yards against Overhills in 40-8 win (Fayetteville Observer - 10/2/15)

Earl Vaughan Jr.'s prep football picks: Week 7 (Fayetteville Observer - 10/1/15)

Prep football matchups: Week 7 (Fayetteville Observer - 10/1/15)

Bruce Armstrong: Buccaneers win big in conference (Sandspur Online - 9/30/15)

Fayetteville Observer's Athletes of the Week - Matthew Sochovka (Pine Forest - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 9/30/15)

Fayetteville Observer's Athletes of the Week - Derrick Jackson (Gray's Creek - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 9/30/15)

Fayetteville Observer's Athletes of the Week - Keyon Harley (Jack Britt - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 9/30/15)

Fayetteville Observer's Athletes of the Week - Keith Stevenson (Jack Britt - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 9/30/15)

Jaclyn Shambaugh: Give Jack Britt defense credit for team's early success (Fayetteville Observer - 9/30/15)

Preps Spotlight: Coaches own worst enemy in use of 8-quarter rule (Fayetteville Observer - 9/29/15)

Preps Spotlight: Terry Sanford QB Christian Jayne wins state's top performance award (Fayetteville Observer - 9/28/15)

Late hits: Notes from county high school football games (Fayetteville Observer - 9/26/15)

Jack Britt shuts out Seventy-First 28-0 in soggy league opener (Fayetteville Observer - 9/26/15)

Game of the week: Jack Britt (4-1) at Seventy First (5-0), 7:00 p.m. (Fayetteville Observer - 9/25/15)

Pine Forest rallies from 20-point defecit in 4th to top E.E. Smith 21-20 (Fayettville Observer - 9/25/15)

Christian Jayne throws five 5 TD passes in Terry Sanford's win over Westover (Fayetteville Observer - 9/25/15)

Earl Vaughan Jr.: High school football picks for Week 6 (Fayetteville Observer - 9/23/15)

Fayetteville Observer's Athletes of the Week - DeMarcus Burnett (E.E. Smith - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 9/23/15)

Fayetteville Observer's Athletes of the Week - A.J. Baldwin (Cape Fear - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 9/23/15)

Fayetteville Observer's Athletes of the Week - Bobby Kreps (Gray's Creek - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 9/23/15)

Jaclyn Shambaugh: Southern Lee on rise, but Gray's Creek-Terry Sanford should decide CFV champ (Fayetteville Observer - 9/22/15)

910Preps Podcast: Seventy First and Jack Britt set for our Game of the Week (Fayetteville Observer - 9/22/15)

Late Hits: Notes from Friday night's high school football games (Fayetteville Observer - 9/19/15)

Friday night football's top performers (Fayetteville Observer - 9/19/15)

Seventy-First overcomes sluggish start to top Douglas Byrd 35-6 (Fayetteville Observer - 9/19/15)

E.E. Smith O-line comes up big in 56-14 win over Hoke County (Fayetteville Observer - 9/19/15)

Richmond rolls past South View (Richmond Daily Journal - 9/19/15)

Earl Vaughan Jrs's prep football picks: Week 5 (Fayetteville Observer - 9/17/15)

Prep football county matchups: Week 5 (Fayetteville Observer - 9/17/15)

Fayetteville Observer's Athletes of the Week - Jarell Allen (Westover - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 9/16/15)

Fayetteville Observer's Athletes of the Week - Trent Agee (Gray's Creek - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 9/16/15)

Fayetteville Observer's Athletes of the Week - Gary Ayres (South View - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 9/16/15)

Fayetteville Observer's Athletes of the Week - Donovan Brewington (South View - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 9/16/15)

Fayetteville Observer's Athletes of the Week - Leyland McDonald (Gray's Creek - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 9/16/15)

Sammy Batten: Some top in-state recruits yet to make college choice (Fayetteville Observer - 9/15/15)

Jaclyn Shambaugh: New questions emerge heading into Week 5 of prep football (Fayetteville Observer - 9/15/15)

Terry Sanford's Mark Gilbert to enroll early at Duke, miss basketball season (Fayetteville Observer - 9/13/15)

Late Hits: Notes from Friday night's high school football games (Fayetteville Observer - 9/12/15)

We hate to disappoint you, but....(Fayetteville Observer - 9/12/15)

Scotland holds off Jack Britt, 14-6 (Fayetteville Observer - 9/11/15)

Christian Jayne fills in at QB to lead Terry Sanford past Cape Fear 34-28 (Fayetteville Observer - 9/11/15)

Leyland McDonald pushes Gray's Creek past Pine Forest, 43-36 (Fayetteville Observer - 9/11/15)

Game balls: Top players for week 4 (Fayetteville Observer - 9/11/15)

Earl Vaughan Jrs's prep football picks: Week 4 (Fayetteville Observer - 9/10/15)

Game of the Week: Jack Britt (3-0) at Scotland (3-0), 7:30 p.m. (Fayetteville Observer - 9/10/15)

Prep football county matchups: Week 4 (Fayetteville Observer - 9/10/15)

Preps Spotlight: Seventy-First's Paul Underwood among MaxPreps National Football Stat Stard for Week 3 (Fayetteville Observer - 9/10/15)

Fayetteville Observer's Athletes of the Week - Jacquel Webster (Jack Britt - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 9/9/15)

Fayetteville Observer's Athletes of the Week - Paul Underwood (Seventy First - Football ) (Fayetteville Observer - 9/9/15)

Jaclyn Shambaugh: Teams with lengthy playoff hopes need a top-notch defense (Fayetteville Observer - 9/8/15)

Preps Spotlight: Cape Fear's Justice Galloway-Velazquez wins first NCHSAA Performance of the Week Awards (Fayetteville Observer - 9/8/15)

Earl Vaughan Jr.: Cape Fear Colts, Gray's Creek Bears put on quite a show Friday (Fayetteville Observer - 9/7/15)

Late Hits: Notes from Friday night's high school football games (Fayetteville Observer - 9/5/15)

Richmond clobbers Byrd in clash (Richmond Daily Journal - 9/5/15)

Paul Underwood leads 71st over Hoke County (Fayetteville Observer - 9/5/15)

Prep football: Game Balls (Fayetteville Observer - 9/5/14)

Jack Britt grinds out 22-14 win over Terry Sanford (Fayetteville Observer - 9/4/15)

Cape Fear rallies with late-game conversion to top Gray's Creek 43-42 (Fayetteville Observer - 9/4/15)

E.E. Smith enjoys explosive night with 41-19 win over Westover (Fayetteville Observer - 9/4/15)

Pine Forest overcomes Wilmington Hoggard 27-26 (Fayetteville Observer - 9/4/15)

Earl Vaughan Jrs's prep football picks: Week 3 (Fayetteville Observer - 9/3/15)

Prep football county matchups: Week 3 (Fayetteville Observer - 9/3/15)

Bruce Armstrong: Gray's Creek tops South View in Hope Mills rivalry game (Sandspur Online - 9/2/15)

Jaclyn Shambaugh: The schedule gets tougher this week for Jack Britt (Fayetteville Observer - 9/1/15)

Thomas Pope: State should close football practice loopholes (Fayetteville Observer - 8/29/15)

Jack Britt quarterback suspended indefinitely from team (Fayetteville Observer - 8/29/15)

Late Hits: Notes from Friday night's high school football games (Fayetteville Observer - 8/29/15)

Terry Sanford pulls away late to topple E.E. Smith 35-27 (Fayetteville Observer - 8/28/15)

Gray's Creek wins Battle of the Bridge over South View, 30-19 (Fayetteville Observer - 8/28/15)

Paul Underwood leads Seventy-First over Wilmington Hoggard, 18-7 (Fayetteville Observer - 8/28/15)

Cape Fear defense passes test against Westover for 32-26 victory (Fayetteville Observer - 8/28/15)

Lumberton 34, Pine Forest 27 (Fayetteville Observer - 8/28/15)

Jack Britt 63, Hoke County 6 (Fayetteville Observer - 8/28/15)

Douglas Byrd 26, St. Pauls 8 (Fayetteville Observer - 8/28/15)

Preps Spotlight: Aldridge home divided for tonight's Battle of The Bridge between Gray's Creek, South View (Fayetteville Observer - 8/28/15)

Prep football matchups: Week 2 (Fayetteville Observer - 8/27/15)

Prep football Game of the Week: Terry Sanford (1-0) at E.E. Smith (1-0) (Fayetteville Observer - 8/27/15)

Earl Vaughan's prep football picks: Week 2 (Fayetteville Observer - 8/27/15)

Ex-E.E. Smith, Terry Sanford QBs recall Fayetteville's oldest football rivalry amid racial tension (Fayetteville Observer - 8/27/15)

Preps Spotlight: Douglas Byrd football team helps cheer coach's son back to health (Fayetteville Observer - 8/27/15)

South View coach wants to bring magic back (Sandspur Online - 8/26/15)

Bruce Armstrong: Results promising for high school football season (Sandspur Online - 8/26/15)

Preps Spotlight: Cape Fear region gets little love from NCPreps.com football polls (Fayetteville Observer - 8/26/15)

Jaclyn Shambaugh: Westover's potential and more impressions from Week 1 of prep football (Fayetteville Observer - 8/25/15)

Westover celebrates end of 23-game losing streak (Fayetteville Observer - 8/23/15)

Late Hits: Notes from Friday night's high school football games (Fayetteville Observer - 8/22/15)

Pine Forest 30, Purnell Swett 0 (Fayetteville Observer - 8/22/15)

Seventy-First rolls over Northern Durham, 55-21 (WRAL High School OT.com - 8/22/15)

Seventy-First 55, Northern Durham 21 (Fayetteville Observer - 8/22/15)

Terry Sanford 55, Rolesville 0 (Fayetteville Observer - 8/22/15)

Cape Fear 14, Triton 0 (Fayetteville Observer - 8/22/15)

Zamir White powers Scotland past South View 47-25 (Fayetteville Observer - 8/22/15)

Jack Britt uses trickery to blow out Douglas Byrd 26-0 (Fayetteville Observer - 8/22/15)

E.E. Smith 22, Southern Durham 21 (Fayetteville Observer - 8/22/15)

Westover takes out frustration in 52-26 win over Fairmont (Fayetteville Observer - 8/21/15)

Gray’s Creek regains edge, blasts St. Pauls 55-6 (Fayetteville Observer - 8/22/15)

Little has changed over time, as running game still sets tone (Fayetteville Observer - 8/21/15)

Freshman Donovan Brewington pushes for starting role on father's team (Fayetteville Observer - 8/21/15)

Q&A: South View's Bryan Jordan (Fayetteville Observer - 8/21/15)

Nicknames such as Biscuit, Big Harley help Bucs keep up with two sets of twins (Fayetteville Observer - 8/21/15)

Q&A: Jack Britt's Keshawn Wynn (Fayetteville Observer - 8/21/15)

Cape Fear senior lineman Antonio Melvin is natural leader (Fayetteville Observer - 8/21/15)

Q&A: Cape Fear's Shane Fisher (Fayetteville Observer - 8/21/15)

Twins have Douglas Byrd seeing double (Fayetteville Observer - 8/21/15)

Q&A: Doublas Byrd's Chase Slaydon (Fayetteville Observer - 8/21/15)

Gray's Creek duo deliver the hits on the field, summer treats at Big T's (Fayetteville Observer - 8/21/15)

Q&A: Gray's Creek's Eric Fleming (Fayetteville Observer - 8/21/15)

Academic requirements push Pine Forest's Perry-Martin to give his best (Fayetteville Observer - 8/21/15)

Q&A: Pine Forest's Lavonte Carter (Fayetteville Observer - 8/21/15)

Terry Sanford's Johnny Hughes back on field after lengthy absence (Fayetteville Observer - 8/21/15)

Q&A: Terry Sanford's Shamon Elliott (Fayetteville Observer - 8/21/15)

Seventy-First's Tiree Graham to help share the rushing load and more (Fayetteville Observer - 8/21/15)

Q&A: Seventy-First's Deiontae Jones (Fayetteville Observer - 8/21/15)

E.E. Smith linebacker Dre'Shawn Spearman takes care of business (Fayetteville Observer - 8/21/15)

Q&A: E.E. Smith's Ernest King III (Fayetteville Observer - 8/21/15)

Athletic quarterback Warren Bell gives Westover more offensive options (Fayetteville Observer - 8/21/15)

Q&A: Westover's Chris Wilson (Fayetteville Observer - 8/21/15)

Jaclyn Shambaugh: Prep football kickoff will expose region teams' growth, weakness (Fayetteville Observer - 8/20/15)

Cape Fear region prep football matchups: Week 1 (Fayetteville Observer - 8/20/15)

Prep football Game of the Week: South View at Scotland (Fayetteville Observer - 8/20/15)

Earl Vaughan Jr.'s prep football picks: Week 1 (Fayetteville Observer - 8/20/15)

Jaclyn Shambaugh: Taking a stab at preseason prep football predictions (Fayetteville Observer - 8/19/15)

Bruce Armstrong: Friday night football kicks off this week (Sandspur Online - 8/19/15)

Prep football preview: Terry Sanford leaning on lock-down defense (Fayetteville Observer - 8/19/25)

Terry Sanford football: 5 players to watch (Fayetteville Observer - 8/19/15)

North Carolina's Top 50 college football prospects for 2015; Nos. 30-21 (Fayetteville Observer - 8/19/15)

North Carolina's Top 50 college football prospects 2015; Nos. 50-41 (Fayetteville Observer - 8/18/15)

Preps Spotlight: Holley, Paroli make list of top 25 winningest high school coaches (Fayetteville Observer - 8/18/15)

Seventy First football: 5 players to watch (Fayetteville Observer - 8/18/15)

Prep football preview: Cumberland County's leading rusher Paul Underwood ready to lead Seventy-First to repeat as league champs (Fayetteville Observer - 8/17/15)

Cumberland County Football Jamboree: Team-by-team breakdown (Fayetteville Observer - 8/14/15)

Prep football preview: After breakout seasons, Gray's Creek rushers Boyd, McDonald ready for encore (Fayetteville Observer - 8/13/15)

Gray's Creek football: 5 players to watch (Fayetteville Observer - 8/13/15)

South View football coach Rodney Brewington ready for debut at Thursday's jamboree (Fayetteville Observer - 8/13/15)

Prep football preview: Cape Fear quarterback Galloway-Velaquez looking for consistency in sophomore season (Fayetteville Observer - 8/12/15)

Cape Fear football: 5 players to watch (Fayetteville Observer - 8/12/15)

Prep football preview: Pine Forest QB Julian HIll spearheads bright future for Trojans (Fayetteville Observer - 8/11/15)

Pine Forest football: 5 players to watch (Fayetteville Observer - 8/11/15)

Douglas Byrd: 5 players to watch (Fayetteville Observer - 8/9/15)

Preps Spotlight: Cape Fear region teams make MaxPreps.com preseason state rankings (Fayetteville Observer - 8/8/15)

Prep football preview: Jack Britt counting on its offensive line (Fayetteville Observer - 8/7/15)

Jack Britt: 5 players to watch (Fayetteville Observer - 8/7/15)

Prep football preview: Douglas Byrd looks to build confidence, mental fortitude through tough practices (Fayetteville Observer - 8/6/15)

Prep football preview: E.E. Smith quarterback Vaughn Covington presents dual threat (Fayetteville Observer - 8/5/15)

E.E. Smith: Five players to watch (Fayetteville Observer - 8/5/15)

Prep football preview: South View has look of past powerhouses (Fayetteville Observer - 8/5/15)

South View football: 5 to watch (Fayetteville Observer - 8/4/15)

Preps Spotlight: Numerous Cape Fear region teams make CarolinaPreps.com preseason state rankings (Fayetteville Observer - 8/2/15)

High school football is back in season (Fayetteville Observer - 8/1/15)

Earl Vaughan Jr.: Plenty of storylines to follow as football kicks off (Fayetteville Observer - 8/1/15)

High school football practice starts Saturday (Fayetteville Observer - 7/31/15)

The Boys of Summer: Pine Forest (Fayetteville Observer - 7/30/15)

Preps Spotlight: Safety issues behind decision to drop Midnight Madness football pratices (Fayetteville Observer - 7/29/15)

The Boys of Summer: Cape Fear (Fayetteville Observer - 7/29/15)

The Boys of Summer: Westover (Fayetteville Observer - 7/28/15)

The Boys of Summer: Terry Sanford (Fayetteville Observer - 7/27/15)

Preps Spotlight: Seventy-First's Marcus Battle to receive scholarship from Evan Raines Dream Foundation (Fayetteville Observer - 7/24/15)

Preps Spotlight: South Carolina drops eight-quarter rule for high school football, and we should too (Fayetteville Observer - 7/24/15)

Preps Spotlight: Handful of Cape Fear region teams, none from Cumberland County, in NCPreps preseason polls (Fayetteville Observer - 7/24/15)

Football Top Five: Defensive line (Fayetteville Observer - 7/23/15)

The Boys of Summer: Seventy-First (Fayetteville Observer - 7/23/15)

Jack Britt's Antwone Harper helps East top West 27-13 in prep football showcase (Fayetteville Observer - 7/23/15)

The Boys of Summer: Jack Britt (Fayetteville Observer - 7/22/15)

The Boys of Summer: E.E. Smith (Fayetteville Observer - 7/21/15)

The Boys of Summer: Douglas Byrd (Fayeteville Observer - 7/20/15)

The Boys of Summer: South View (Fayetteville Observer - 7/15/15)

Former NFL great Randy Moss offers campers lessons on football, life (Fayetteville Observer - 7/11/15)

Football Top Five: Defensive backs (Fayetteville Observer - 7/9/15)

Football Top Five: Kickers and Punters (Fayetteville Observer - 7/2/15)

Football Top Five: Kick returners (Fayetteville Observer - 6/25/15)

South View's Shomari Wallace chooses Georgia Southern (Fayetteville Observer - 6/24/15)

Terry Sanford's Mark Gilbert to play football at Duke (Fayetteville Observer - 6/16/15)

Earl Vaughan Jr.: NCHSAA's private school issue just took a hard left (Fayetteville Observer - 6/16/15)

Earl Vaughan Jr.: A very early top 10 ranking for Cumberland County high school football (Fayetteville Observer - 6/3/15)

Rodney Brewington hired as South View football coach (Fayetteville Observer - 6/2/15)

Earl Vaughan's county football tour - Cape Fear (Fayetteville Observer - 6/2/15)

Earl Vaughan Jr.'s county football tour - Seventy-First (Fayetteville Observer - 6/1/15)

Preps Spotlight: Terry Sanford's Bryan Till provides female audience with football basics (Fayetteville Observer - 5/31/15)

Earl Vaughan Jr.'s county football tour - Jack Britt (Fayetteville Observer - 5/29/15)

Earl's Vaughan's county football tour - Westover (Fayetteville Observer - 5/28/15)

Earl Vaughan Jr.'s county football tour - E.E. Smith (Fayetteville Observer - 5/27/15)

Earl Vaughan Jr.'s county football tour - Gray's Creek (Fayetteville Observer - 5/26/15)

Earl Vaughan Jr.'s county football tour - Douglas Byrd (Fayetteville Observer - 5/25/15)

Earl Vaughan Jr.'s county football tour - Terry Sanford (Fayetteville Observer - 5/22/15)

Parolis back on coaching staff at Douglas Byrd (Fayetteville Observer - 5/21/15)

Earl Vaughan Jr.'s county football tour - Pine Forest (Fayetteville Observer - 5/21/15)

Earl Vaughan Jr.'s county football tour - South View (Fayetteville Observer - 5/20/15)

South View alum Rodney Brewington named head football coach (Fayetteville Observer - 5/19/15)

Preps Spotlight: Terry Sanford coach Bryan Till to hold football clinic for women (Fayetteville Observer - 5/19/15)

Preps Spotlight: Four from E.E. Smith make college commitments (Fayetteville Observer - 5/17/15)

Preps Spotlight: County football teams begin first official spring workouts (Fayetteville Observer - 5/15/15)

Preps Spotlight: Mid-South, Cape Fear Valley approve 7 p.m. kickoffs for high school football (Fayetteville Observer - 4/30/15)

Preps Spotlight: Cape Fear Valley 3-A to vote on moving football kickoffs to 7 p.m. (Fayetteville Observer - 4/29/15)

Prep football schedule released; some teams draw short stick with only 4 home games (Fayetteville Observer - 4/25/15)

Former prep coach Haney Catchings dies (Fayetteville Observer - 4/20/15)

Preps Spotlight: Veteran Southern Pines official Wiley Barrett wins Golden Whistle Award (Fayetteville Observer - 4/15/15)

Vaughan: Celebrating the life of longtime region coach Randy Ledford (Fayetteville Observer - 4/15/15)

South View High School football coach Randy Ledford dies (WTVD-TV.com - 4/14/15)

Long-time South View coach Randy Ledford dies (Fayetteville Observer - 4/14/15)  (Slideshow from Fayetteville Observer)

Illinois High School Association says concussions lawsuit 'threatens' football (Fayetteville Observer - 4/14/15)

Coaches Earn Homer Thompson "8 Who Make A Difference" Awards from NCHSAA (NCHSAA.org - 4/13/15)

Preps Spotlight: Meghan Trainor and high school football rule changes (Fayetteville Observer - 2/13/15)

South View football coach Randy Ledford back at work after battling cancer (Fayetteville Observer - 2/10/15)

Signing Day 2015: Region report - Terry Sanford's Paris Black has unique experience (Fayetteville Observer - 2/4/15)

Preps Spotlight: Time for football coaches to voice their concern over Friday college games (Fayetteville Observer - 1/30/15)

Preps Spotlight: Joseph Stevenson of Jack Britt named Wendy's High School Heisman School Winner (Fayetteville Observer - 1/29/15)

Preps Spotlight: Terry Sanford's Blackmon commits to Gardner-Webb (Fayetteville Observer - 1/13/15)

Terry Sanford's Paris Black all-star game pick (Fayetteville Observer - 12/10/14)

NCHSAA approves 'modified' spring football workouts (Fayetteville Observer - 12/4/14)

Preps Spotlight: NCHSAA waits for national ruling on use of drones at high school games (Fayetteville Observer -11/26/14)

Preps Spotlight: Guilford County Schools announce NCHSAA violations in wake of Dudley probe (Fayetteville Observer - 11/25/14)

Durham Hillside stuns Seventy-First, 27-0 (Fayetteville Observer - 11/22/14)

Chapel Hill edges Terry Sanford, 23-20 (Fayetteville Observer - 11/22/14)

Wilmington Hoggard downs Cape Fear, 38-7 (Fayetteville Observer - 11/22/14)

Earl Vaughan Jr.'s prep football picks: Playoffs Round 2 (Fayetteville Observer - 11/20/14)

Game of the Week: (12) Chapel Hill (9-3) at (4) Terry Sanford (9-3) (Fayetteville Observer - 11/20/14)

Prep football matchups: Playoffs Round 2 (Fayetteville Observer - 11/20/14)

Preps Spotlight: NCHSAA football championship game times announced (Fayetteville Observer - 11/20/14)

Seventy-First blanks Durham Riverside, 28-0 (Fayetteville Observer - 11/15/14)

Terry Sanford drills Eastern Guilford, 45-6 (Fayetteville Observer - 11/15/14)

Cape Fear downs Northern Durham, 32-14 (Fayetteville Observer - 11/15/14)

E.E. Smith, Jack Britt and Gray's Creek bounced from football playoffs (Fayetteville Observer - 11/15/14)

Earl Vaughan's high school football picks (Fayetteville Observer - 11/14/14)

Seventy-First starts quest for state 4-A football title (Fayetteville Observer - 11/13/14)

High school football playoffs start Friday night (Fayetteville Observer - 11/13/140

Preps Spotlight: Dudley's ban from playoffs a complicated issue (Fayetteville Observer - 11/13/14)

Fayetteville councilman proposes converting grass fields to turf at area high schools (Fayetteville Observer - 11/13/14)

Prep Athletes of the Week - Paul Underwood (Seventy First - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 11/13/14)

Prep Athletes of the Week - Leyland McDonald (Gray's Creek - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 11/13/14)

Prep Athletes of the Week - Joseph Legg (Jack Britt - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 11/13/14)

Prep Athletes of the Week - Joseph Stevenson (Jack Britt - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 11/13/14)

Prep Athletes of the Week - T.J. McMillan (Gray's Creek - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 11/13/14)

Prep Athletes of the Week - Keyshawn Wynn (Jack Britt - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 11/13/14)

Six Cumberland County teams make high school football playoffs (Fayetteville Observer - 11/8/14)

Late Hits: Notes from Friday night's high school football games (Fayetteville Observer - 11/8/14)

Preps Spotlight: NCHSAA's Davis Whitfield talks playoffs, ejection bans during local radio interview (Fayetteville Observer - 11/8/14)

Preps Spotlight: Seventy-First, Terry Sanford head Cumberland County football playoff field (Fayetteville Observer - 11/8/14)

Seventy-First wraps up unbeaten regular season, Mid-South 4-A title with win over E.E. Smith (Fayetteville Observer - 11/8/14)

Vaughan: Seventy-First arrives at perfect season through losses, tragedy (Fayetteville Observer/Earl Vaughan- 11/8/14)

Cape Fear closes regular season with 31-8 win over South View (Fayetteville Observer - 11/8/14)

Prep football roundup: Terry Sanford rolls over Westover (Fayetteville Observer - 11/8/14)

Prep Football Game of the Week: E.E. Smith (4-1, 8-2) at Seventy-First (5-0, 10-0) (Fayetteville Observer - 11/6/14)

Earl Vaughan Jr. prep football picks: Week 12 (Fayetteville Observer - 11/6/14)

Prep football matchups: Week 12 (Fayetteville Observer - 11/6/14)

Prep football: Overhills, Purnell Swett on outside looking in at 4-A playoff picture (Fayetteville Observer - 11/5/14)

Late Hits: Notes from Friday night's high school football games (Fayetteville Observer - 11/1/14)

Seventy-First stays hot with easy win over Pine Forest (Fayetteville Observer - 11/1/14)

Terry Sanford powers through Southern Lee, 38-3 (Fayetteville Observer - 11/1/14)

Jack Britt boosts postseason hopes with win over Cape Fear (Fayetteville Observer - 11/1/14)

E.E. Smith hammers Overhills, 55-6 (Fayetteville Observer - 11/1/14)

Prep football roundup: (Fayetteville Observer - 11/1/14)

Earl Vaughan Jr.'s prep football picks: Week 11 (Fayetteville Observer - 10/30/14)

Game of the Week: Seventy-First (4-0, 9-0) at Pine Forest (2-3, 3-7) (Fayetteville Observer - 10/30/14)

Friday's high school football matchups (Fayetteville Observer - 10/30/14)

Prep Athletes of the Week - Michael Blue (Cape Fear - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 10/29/14)

Prep Athletes of the Week - Donnell Kahele-Burnette (Cape Fear - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 10/29/14)

Late Hits: Notes from Friday night's high school football games (Fayetteville Observer - 10/25/14)

Cape Fear rolls over E.E. Smith, 41-13 (Fayetteville Observer - 10/25/14)

Pine Forest edges Overhills with last-second touchdown (Fayetteville Observer - 10/25/14)

Terry Sanford holds off Lee County, 14-12 (Fayetteville Observer - 10/25/14)

Prep football roundup: Jack Britt races past South View (Fayetteville Observer - 10/25/14)

Earl Vaughan Jr.'s prep football picks: Week 10 (Fayetteville Observer - 10/23/14)

Game of the Week: E.E. Smith (3-0, 7-1) at Cape Fear (2-1, 6-2) (Fayetteville Observer - 10/23/14)

Prep football matchups: Week 10 (Fayetteville Observer - 10/23/14)

Prep Athletes of the Week - Shawn Barnes (E.E. Smith - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 10/22/14)

Prep Athletes of the Week - Montrez Brunson (Douglas Byrd - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 10/22/14)

Late Hits: Notes from Friday night's high school football games (Fayetteville Observer - 10/18/14)

Seventy-First fights off Overhills, 21-13 (Fayetteville Observer - 10/18/14)

Cape Fear rallies past Pine Forest, 24-14 (Fayetteville Observer - 10/18/14)

Terry Sanford eases past Gray's Creek, 38-17 (Fayetteville Observer - 10/18/14)

Prep Roundup: Douglas Byrd notches first win of the season (Fayetteville Observer - 10/18/14)

Earl Vaughan Jr.'s prep football picks: Week 9 (Fayetteville Observer - 10/16/14)

Prep football matchups: Week 9 (Fayetteville Observer - 10/16/14)

Prep Athletes of the Week - Jarrell Allen (Westover - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 10/15/14)

Prep Athletes of the Week - Harold Herbin (E.E. Smith - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 10/15/14)

Prep Athletes of the Week - Elijah Ferrell (Terry Sanford - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 10/15/14)

Late Hits: Notes from Friday night's high school football games (Fayetteville Observer - 10/11/14)

Seventy-First fights off Cape Fear, 21-11, to stay unbeaten (Fayetteville Observer - 10/11/14)

E.E. Smith spoils homecoming at Jack Britt with 34-10 win (Fayetteville Observer - 10/11/14)

Prep roundup for Saturday, Oct. 11 (Fayetteville Observer - 10/11/14)

Earl Vaughan Jr's prep football picks: Week 8 (Fayetteville Observer - 10/9/14)

Prep Football Game of the Week: Seventy-First (7-0, 2-0) at Cape Fear (5-1, 1-0) (Fayetteville Observer - 10/9/14)

Region prep matchups: Week 8 (Fayetteville Observer - 10/9/14)

Preps Spotlight: NCHSAA realignment plan could put Cumberland County schools in three classes (Fayetteville Observer - 10/9/14)

Preps Spotlight: Fake ejection logged with NCHSAA in Jack Britt-Pine Forest football game (Fayetteville Observer - 10/9/14)

Prep Athletes of the Week - Jordan McRae (Terry Sanford - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 10/8/14)

Prep Athletes of the Week - Antwone Harper (Jack Britt - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 10/8/14)

Prep Athletes of the Week - Tre Hales (Jack Britt - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 10/8/14)

4 Cape Fear region players make Shrine Bowl roster (Fayetteville Observer - 10/6/14)

Pine Forest to forfeit win against Westover (Fayetteville Observer - 10/6/14)

Sports broadcasters gear up for the game, too (Fayetteville Observer - 10/6/14)

Late Hits: Notes from Friday night's high school football games (Fayetteville Observer - 10/4/14)

Cape Fear defense shines in 17-3 win against Overhills (Fayetteville Observer - 10/4/14)

Gray's Creek edges Southern Lee, 21-19 (Fayetteville Observer - 10/4/14)

Terry Sanford rolls over Union Pines, 55-17 (Fayetteville Observer - 10/4/14)

Prep football roundup for Saturday, Oct. 4 (Fayetteville Observer - 10/4/14)

Earl Vaughan Jr.'s high school football picks (Fayetteville Observer - 10/2/14)

Preview of Friday's high school football games (Fayetteville Observer - 10/2/14)

Prep Athletes of the Week - Eric Ervin (E.E. Smith - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 10/2/14)

Prep Athletes of the Week - Jamel Jolliffe (Seventy First - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 10/2/14)

Preps Spotlight: And then there were none - AP 4-A poll absent any Cape Fear region teams (Fayetteville Observer - 9/30/14)

Late Hits: Notes from Friday night's high school football games (Fayetteville Observer - 9/27/14)

Seventy-First crushes Jack Britt to remain unbeaten (Fayetteville Observer - 9/27/14)

E.E. Smith runs past Pine Forest, 28-7 (Fayetteville Observer 0 9/27/14)

Overhills fights off South View, 26-16 (Fayetteville Observer - 9/27/14)

Lee County roars past Gray's Creek, 42-11 (Fayetteville Observer - 9/27/14)

Prep football roundup for Saturday, Sept. 27 (Fayetteville Observer - 9/27/14)

Earl Vaughan Jr.'s prep football picks: Week 6 (Fayetteville Observer - 9/25/14)

Game of the Week: Seventy-First (0-0, 5-0) at Jack Britt (0-0, 2-3) (Fayetteville Observer - 9/25/14)

Prep football matchups: Week 6 (Fayetteville Observer - 9/25/14)

Prep Athletes of the Week - Zeke Miller (Jack Britt - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 9/24/14)

Prep Athletes of the Week - Alphonzo Williams (Jack Britt - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 9/24/14)

Prep Athletes of the Week - Keyonis Hopkins (South View - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 9/24/14)

Prep Football Late Hits: Week 5 (Fayetteville Observer - 9/20/14)

Preps Spotlight: 8-quarter rule comes to Cumberland County, and I STILL don't like it (Fayetteville Observer - 9/20/14)

Seventy-First blanks Douglas Byrd, 42-0 (Fayetteville Observer - 9/20/14)

Jack Britt scores in closing seconds to drop Terry Sanford, 21-14 (Fayetteville Observer - 9/20/14)

E.E. Smith routs Hoke County, 49-0 (Fayetteville Observer - 9/20/14)

Lee County holds off Overhills, 10-7 (Fayetteville Observer - 9/20/14)

Prep football roundup for Saturday, Sept. 20 (Fayetteville Observer - 9/20/14)

Earl Vaughan Jr.'s prep football picks: Week 5 (Fayetteville Observer - 9/18/14)

Prep Football Game of the Week: Terry Sanford at Jack Britt (Fayetteville Observer - 9/18/14)

Prep football matchups: Week 5 (Fayetteville Observer - 9/18/14)

Preps Spotlight: Negative attitudes by Byrd fans causing program harm (Fayetteville Observer - 9/18/14)

Preps Spotlight: Military Appreciation events another reason to attend high school games Friday (Fayetteville Observer - 9/18/14)

Prep Athletes of the Week - Isaiah Morris (Gray's Creek - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 9/17/14)

Prep Athletes of the Week - Vaughn Covington (E.E. Smith - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 9/17/14)

Late Hits: Notes from Thursday night's high school football games (Fayetteville Observer - 9/13/14)

Hoke County edges South View, 28-22, in double overtime (Fayetteville Observer - 9/11/14)

Seventy-First hands Lumberton its first loss, 41-10 (Fayetteville Observer - 9/11/14)

Terry Sanford holds off Cape Fear, 27-15 (Fayetteville Observer - 9/11/14)

Prep roundup for Friday, Sept. 12 (Fayetteville Observer - 9/11/14)

Earl Vaughan's prep football picks: Week 4 (Fayetteville Observer - 9/10/14)

Game of the Week: Seventy-First at Lumberton (Fayetteville Observer - 9/10/14)

Prep football matchups: Week 4 (Fayetteville Observer - 9/10/14)

Threat of rain for Friday night pushes some prep football games to Thursday (Fayetteville Observer - 9/10/14)

Prep Athletes of the Week - Xavier Robinson (South View - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 9/10/14)

Prep Athletes of the Week - Kenny Hubbard (Jack Britt - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 9/10/14)

Late Hits: Notes from high school football games (Fayetteville Observer - 9/6/14)

Cape Fear pulls away from Gray's Creek, 55-27 (Fayetteville Observer -9/6/14)

Seventy-First blows past Hoke County, 48-0 (Fayetteville Observer - 9/6/14)

Terry Sanford drops Pine Forest, 35-12 (Fayetteville Observer - 9/6/14)

Lumberton holds off South View, 35-32 (Fayetteville Observer - 9/6/14)

Prep football roundup for Saturday, Sept. 6 (Fayetteville Observer - 9/6/14)

Game of the Week: Cape Fear at Gray's Creek (Fayetteville Observer - 9/4/14)

Cumberland County prep football matchups: Week 3 (Fayetteville Observer - 9/4/14)

Earl Vaughan Jr.'s prep football picks for Week 3 (Fayetteville Observer - 9/4/14)

Late Hits: Notes from Friday's high school football games (Fayetteville Observer - 8/30/14)

Game Balls: Top performers from Friday night's prep football games (Fayetteville Observer - 8/30/14)

South View edges Gray's Creek, 13-3 (Fayetteville Observer - 8/30/14)

Scotland fights off Jack Britt, 20-14 (Fayetteville Observer - 8/30/14)

Seventy-First downs Terry Sanford, 20-7 (Fayetteville Observer - 8/30/14)

Apex Middle Creek rallies to down E.E. Smith, 35-21 (Fayetteville Observer - 8/30/14)

Lumberton moves to 2-0 with 35-21 win over Pine Forest (Fayetteville Observer - 8/30/14)

Prep football roundup for Saturday, Aug. 30 (Fayetteville Observer - 8/30/14)

Tigers, Bears meet in Battle of the Bridge (Fayetteville Observer - 8/28/14)

Cumberland County high school football matchups (Fayetteville Observer - 8/28/14)

Vaughan: High school football picks (Fayetteville Observer - 8/28/14)

Cause of death released for 71st football player Evan Raines (Fayetteville Observer - 8/27/14)

Late Hits: Notes from Friday night's high school football games (Fayetteville Observer - 8/23/14)

Scotland blasts South View, 52-0 (Fayetteville Observer - 8/23/14)

E.E. Smith pulls away from Terry Sanford, 21-7 (Fayetteville Observer - 8/23/14)

Pine Forest rallies to drop Purnell Swett, 35-21 (Fayetteville Observer - 8/23/14)

Seventy-First runs through Westover, 42-6 (Fayetteville Observer - 8/23/14)

Cape Fear rides second-half surge past Triton, 39-7 (Fayetteville Observer - 8/23/14)

Lumberton blanks Douglas Byrd, 38-0 (Fayetteville Observer - 8/23/14)

High school football roundup for Saturday, Aug. 23 (Fayetteville Observer - 8/23/14)

2014 Fayetteville Observer's Top 50 Recruits: Jaylend Ratliff (Fayetteville Observer - 8/22/14)

Where are they now? Previous top players in the Fayetteville Observer's Top 50 Recruits (Fayetteville Observer - 8/22/14)

Cumberland County football matchups: Week 1 (Fayetteville Observer - 8/21/14)

Game of the Week: Scotland visits South View in compelling season opener (Fayetteville Observer - 8/21/14)

Vaughan: Kicking off a new prep football season with fresh predictions (Fayetteville Observer - 8/21/14)

Enrollment, cycles, lack of offensive diversity hamper Cumberland County's title hopes in 4-AA state competition (Fayetteville Observer - 8/21/14)

2014 Observer Football Preview: Expectations for athletes should be as high in the classroom as they are on the playing field (Fayetteville Observer - 8/21/14)

2014 Observer Football Preview: Safety, mercy rules added for 2014 (Fayetteville Observer - 8/21/14)

2014 Observer Football Preview: Cape Fear (Fayetteville Observer - 8/21/14)

2014 Observer Football Preview: Douglas Byrd (Fayetteville Observer - 8/21/14)

2014 Observer Football Preview: E.E. Smith (Fayetteville Observer - 8/21/14)

2014 Observer Football Preview: Gray's Creek (Fayetteville Observer - 8/21/14)

2014 Observer Football Preview: Jack Britt (Fayetteville Observer - 8/21/14)

2014 Observer Football Preview: Pine Forest (Fayetteville Observer - 8/21/14)

2014 Observer Football Preview: Seventy-First (Fayetteville Observer - 8/21/14)

2014 Observer Football Preview: South View (Fayetteville Observer - 8/21/14)

2014 Observer Football Preview: Terry Sanford (Fayetteville Observer - 8/21/14)

2014 Observer Football Preview: Westover (Fayetteville Observer - 8/21/14)

2014 Observer Football Preview: Three players tabbed to fill running back void at Jack Britt (Fayetteville Observer - 8/21/14)

2014 Observer Football Preview: Gray's Creek quarterback Derrin Little can turn to 'Coach' any time for advice (Fayetteville Observer - 8/21/14)

2014 Observer Football Preview: Cape Fear's Alec Leonard steps up as father faces health issues (Fayetteville Observer - 8/21/14)

2014 Observer Football Preview: Douglas Byrd's Tylor McKenzie well-versed in science of defense (Fayetteville Observer - 8/21/14)

2014 Observer Football Preview: South View's Jordan McNeill dabbles in bull riding

2014 Observer Football Preview: Pine Forest's Lawrence Watson lets his hands do the talking on and off the field (Fayetteville Observer - 8/21/14)

2014 Observer Football Preview: Jozef Vanderhorst relishing second chance at Westover (Fayetteville Observer - 8/21/14)

2014 Observer Football Preview: Seventy-First's Emmanuel Ukhueligbe has talent - on the field and off (Fayetteville Observer - 8/21/14)

2014 Observer Football Preview: E.E. Smith's Aaron Whitaker pushes through physical limitations (Fayetteville Observer - 8/21/14)

2014 Observer Football Preview: Type 1 diabetes doesn't slow down Terry Sanford's Anthony Stokes (Fayetteville Observer - 8/21/14)

Pope: Prepare for flood of prep coverage (Fayetteville Observer - 8/20/14)

Jack Britt hoping experience keys defensive turnaround in 2014 (Fayetteville Observer - 8/20/14)

Andre Donaldson hoping to lead turnaround for Westover (Fayetteville Observer - 8/18/14)

Douglas Byrd's Scott Barbour adjusts to old, new surroundings (Fayetteville Observer - 8/17/14)

Jordan McRae hopes for successful, injury-free campaign for Terry Sanford (Fayetteville Observer - 8/16/14)

Antonio Burden looks to pick up where he left off for Cape Fear in 2014 (Fayetteville Observer - 8/15/14)

Preps Spotlight: Reflections on the county football jamboree (Fayetteville Observer - 8/15/14)

Fans get first look at area squads at Thursday's Cumberland County Football Jamboree (Fayetteville Observer - 8/15/14)

South View's Xavier Robinson at home in the spotlight (Fayetteville Observer - 8/14/14)

Cumberland County Football Jamboree offer glimpse of regular season (Fayetteville Observer - 8/13/14)

E.E. Smith hopes to ride strong aerial attack in 2014 (Fayetteville Observer - 8/11/14)

Jamel Jolliffe hoping for strong senior season under center for Seventy-First (Fayetteville Observer - 8/9/14)

Isaiah Morris lends strength, athleticism to Gray's Creek lineup (Fayetteville Observer - 8/8/14)

Graham twins hope to be double trouble for Pine Forest foes this fall (Fayetteville Observer - 8/8/14)

Vaughan: A time for new stars (Fayetteville Observer/Earl Vaughan - 8/1/14)

Gray's Creek welcomes strong turnout for opening day of practice (Fayetteville Observer - 8/1/14)

Jack Britt looks to get back to its winning ways (Fayetteville Observer - 8/1/14)

Scott Barbour opens first practice as Douglas Byrd head coach (Fayetteville Observer - 8/1/14)

Small size no problem for Terry Sanford High School player (Fayetteville Observer - 8/1/14)

First day of practice a family affair for E.E. Smith (Fayetteville Observer - 8/1/14)

E.E. Smith player hospitalized with injury (Fayetteville Observer - 8/1/14)

Barrels play their role at opening day for Cape Fear football (Fayetteville Observer - 8/1/14)

Early start works for South View football (Fayetteville Observer - 8/1/14)

Communication a central theme as Westover opens practice (Fayetteville Observer - 8/1/14)

Cumberland County schools kick off high school football season today (Fayetteville Observer - 8/1/14)

Energy, enthusiasm carry the day at Seventy-First's opening football practice (Fayetteville Observer - 8/1/14)

Pine Forest's Matthew Sochovka goes from ball boy to ballplayer (Fayetteville Observer - 8/1/14)

Coaches begin prep football practice with one eye on thermometer (Fayetteville Observer - 7/31/14)

Preps Spotlight: Friday a busy one as prep football practice opens (Fayetteville Observer - 7/31/14)

Preps Spotlight: Jack Britt LB Joseph Stevenson offered by Cornell (Fayetteville Observer - 7/21/14)

Preps Spotlight: Terry Sanford's Till wants Bulldogs to bring weight room to the field (Fayetteville Observer - 7/19/14)

Preps Spotlight: South View's Ledford has team on the run (Fayetteville Observer - 7/19/14)

Preps Spotlight: Cape Fear's Thomas wants team to be more competitive (Fayetteville Observer - 7/18/14)

Preps Spotlight: Westover's Roberson begins challenge of rebuilding (Fayetteville Observer - 7/18/14)

Preps Spotlight: Seventy-First's McLaurin said memories of Evan Raines still linger (Fayetteville Observer - 7/16/14)

Preps Spotlight: Davenport back on field at Pine Forest as offensive coordinator (Fayetteville Observer - 7/16/14)

Preps Spotlight: An education in concentration from years ago (Fayetteville Observer - 7/16/14)

Preps Spotlight: Jack Britt's Rimpf dealing with changes on field, coaching staff (Fayetteville Observer - 7/13/14)

Preps Spotlight: Sochovka warns critics who thinks Pine Forest is down this season (Fayetteville Observer - 7/13/14)

Preps Spotlight: Lovette says he's 90 percent after heart attack as Gray's Creek begins workouts (Fayetteville Observer - 7/13/14)

Preps Spotlight: Byrd's Barbour faces rebuilding challenge in first season (Fayetteville Observer - 7/13/14)

Preps Spotlight: E.E. Smith anxious to build on first season under King (Fayetteville Observer - 7/13/14)

Preps Spotlight: Coltharp excited about move to college coaching (Fayetteville Observer - 7/13/14)

Preps Spotlight: Female kicker trying to land spot on Pine Forest football team (Fayetteville Observer - 7/10/14)

Red Springs' George Coltharp to join Pine Forest staff (Fayetteville Observer - 6/5/14)

Preps Spotlight: Westover's Evans signs with College of the Desert (Fayetteville Observer - 5/28/14)

Cause of death for Seventy-First football player 10 months ago still undetermined (Fayetteville Observer - 5/23/14)

Preps Spotlight: E.E. Smith's Gainey commits to Winston-Salem State (Fayetteville Observer - 5/15/14)

Prep football schedules released (Fayetteville Observer - 5/5/14)

Terry Sanford junior commits to Wake Forest (Fayetteville Observer - 4/26/14)

Vaughan: Barbour's hiring at Douglas Byrd drawing misplaced fire (Fayetteville Observer/Earl Vaughan - 4/19/14)

Scott Barbour named Douglas Byrd football coach (Fayetteville Observer - 4/17/14)

Douglas Byrd football coach Russell Stone out of a job (Fayetteville Observer - 2/25/14)

Gray's Creek football coach David Lovette recovering after heart attack (Fayetteville Observer - 3/26/14)

Cumberland County Schools athletic directors approve change to football jamboree, talk lacrosse (Fayetteville Observer - 2/18/14)

Cape Fear region football recruits who signed with non-Division I schools (Fayetteville Observer - 1/6/14)

Catching up with a few Cape Fear region players on signing day (Fayetteville Observer - 2/5/14)

Pine Forest's Harold Landry had a different sort of signing day - in Boston (Fayetteville Observer - 2/5'14)

Fax issue resolved, Williams able to sign with Florida State (Fayetteville Observer - 2/5/14)

Terry Sanford's Jahmaal Daniel commits to play football at Navy (Fayetteville Observer - 1/29/14)

Armstrong: Coach tapped for Hall of Fame (Sandspur Online/Bruce Armstrong - 1/29/14)

South Robeson's Roberson hired as Westover football coach (Fayetteville Observer - 1/17/14)

Batten: Seminoles recruit Arthur Williams from E.E. Smith excited by BCS championship victory (Fayetteville Observer/Sammy Batten - 1/8/14)

Back injury keeps Trojans standout Gaillard out of game (Fayetteville Observer - 1/3/14)

2 Pine Forest players, 1 from Jack Britt named to all-state football team (Fayetteville Observer - 12/31/13)

Prep football: All-state list (Fayetteville Observer - 12/31/13)

Three region players to feature in Saturday's Shrine Bowl (Fayetteville Observer - 12/20/13)

All-stars gain valuable experience on and off field during Shrine Bowl week (Fayetteville Observer - 12/18/13)

Still few answers in death of Seventy-First's Evan Raines (Fayetteville Observer - 12/14/13)

Pine Forest's defensive player Harold Landry to miss all-star game (Fayetteville Observer - 12/12/13)

Westover, Britt coach fined by NCHSAA (Fayetteville Observer - 12/5/13)

Armstrong: Bucs, Tigers end playoff runs (Sandspur Online - 12/3/13)

Douglas Byrd falls to Wilson Hunt, 20-14 (Fayetteville Observer - 11/30/13)

Game of the Week: Wilson Hunt at Douglas Byrd (Fayetteville Observer - 11/28/13)

Earl Vaughn's football picks: Playoff edition, 3rd round (Fayetteville Observer/Earl Vaughan - 11/28/13)

Prep Athlete of the week - Jose Sanchez (Douglas Byrd - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 11/27/13)

Prep Athlete of the week - Alex Brantley (Douglas Byrd - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 11/27/13)

Douglas Byrd vs. Wilson Hunt breakdown (Fayetteville Observer - 11/26/13)

Douglas Byrd defense to lead charge against Wilson Hunt in playoffs (Fayetteville Observer - 11/26/13)

Garner-Jack Britt game could create new pages in NCHSAA record book (Fayetteville Observer/Preps Spotlight - 11/23/13)

Douglas Byrd downs Wilson Fike, 26-20 (Fayetteville Observer - 11/23/13)

Garner outpaces Jack Britt, 63-56 (Fayetteville Observer - 11/23/13)

Middle Creek edges South View, 28-20 (Fayetteville Observer - 11/23/13)

Prep football capsules (Fayetteville Observer - 11/21/13)

Prep Athlete of the week - Bryan Jones (South View - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 11/20/13)

Prep Athlete of the week - Shamori Wallace (South View - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 11/20/13)

Armstrong: Not too shabby; 2 teams win 1st playoff games (Sandspur Online/Bruce Armstrong - 11/20/13)

Late Hits: Notes from Friday night's high school football games (Fayetteville Observer - 11/16/13)

Jack Britt holds off Raleigh Sanderson, 42-35 (Fayetteville Observer - 11/16/13)

Douglas Byrd blasts Western Harnett, 53-15 (Fayetteville Observer - 11/16/13)

Greenville Rose upsets Pine Forest, 27-17 (Fayetteville Observer - 11/16.13)

Prep football roundup for Saturday, Nov. 16 (Fayetteville Observer - 1/16/13)

Game of the Week-Douglas Byrd vs. Western Harnett-Round 1 of State Playoffs (Fayetteville Observer - 11/14/13)

Vaughan: Picking Friday night's high school football games (Fayetteville Observer - 11/14/13)

Friday's high school football state playoff matchups (Fayetteville Observer - 11/14/13)

Prep Athlete of the week - Alonzo Hurtado (Douglas Byrd - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 11/13/13)

Prep Athlete of the week - Darquese Robinson (Douglas Byrd - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 11/13/13)

Prep Athlete of the week - Eric Erwin (E.E. Smith - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 11/13/13)

Prep Athlete of the week - Shawn Barnes (E.E. Smith - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 11/13/13)

Prep Athlete of the week - Marshall Barnette (Jack Britt - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 11/13/13)

Prep Athlete of the week - Josh Armstrong (Terry Sanford - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 11/13/13)

E.E. Smith's Arthur Williams named to Shrine Bowl roster (Fayetteville Observer - 11/13/13)

South View concessions stand offers Friday night delights (Fayetteville Observer - 11/11/13)

Late Hits: Notes from Friday night's high school football games (Fayetteville Observer - 11/9/13)

High school football state playoff pairings announced (Fayetteville Observer - 11/9/13)

South View pulls away from Cape Fear, 35-13 (Fayetteville Observer - 11/9/13)

Douglas Byrd drops Gray's Creek, 33-10 (Fayetteville Observer - 11/9/13)

E.E. Smith secures playoff bid with 17-14 win over Seventy-First (Fayetteville Observer - 11/9/13)

NCHSAA State Football Championship Schedule Announced (Carolina Preps - 11/9/13)

Friday's high school football games (Fayetteville Observer - 11/8/13)

High school football game of the week: Cape Fear at South View (Fayetteville Observer - 11/8/13)

Vaughan: High school football picks (Fayetteville Observer - 11/8/13)

Prep Athlete of the week - Tyler Evers (Terry Sanford - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 11/6/13)

Prep Athlete of the week - Eric Carter (Jack Britt - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 11/6/13)

Prep Athlete of the week - Jermaine Love (Terry Sanford - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 11/6/13)

Prep Athlete of the week - Edmond Grant (Jack Britt - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 11/6/13)

Prep Athlete of the week - Jahmaal Daniel (Terry Sanford - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 11/6/13)

Why the Seventy-First/E.E. Smith loser is probably out of the 4-A/4-AA football playoffs and Gray's Creek is probably in the 3-A/3-AA playoffs (Fayetteville Observer/Preps Spotlight - 11/5/13)

N.C. High School Athletic Association releases daily membership numbers for state's high schools; numbers play role in seeding for state football playoffs (Fayetteville Observer - 11/5/13)

Late Hits: News, notes from Friday's prep football action (Fayetteville Observer - 11/2/13)

Jack Britt washes away Cape Fear, 41-0 (Fayetteville Observer - 11/2/13)

Pine Forest nips Seventy-First, 13-12, in overtime (Fayetteville Observer - 11/2/13)

Lee County dumps Westover on soggy Senior Night (Fayetteville Observer - 11/2/13)

Prep football roundup for Saturday, Nov. 2 (Fayetteville Observer - 11/2/13)

Prep Athlete of the week - Alonzo Hurtado (Douglas Byrd - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 11/1/13)

High school football game of the week: Jack Britt at Cape Fear (Fayetteville Observer - 10/31/13)

Vaughan: Week 11 high school football predictions (Fayetteville Observer - 10/31/13)

Cumberland County high school football previews: Week 11 (Fayetteville Observer - 10/31/13)

Georgia prospect Gaillard to bypass Shrine Bowl (Fayetteville Observer - 10/31/13)

Armstrong: Offensive line makes it happen for Britt (Sandspur Online/Bruce Armstrong - 10/29/13)

Colts running back Antonio Burden finds home in Cape Fear community (Fayetteville Observer - 10/29/13)

Late Hits: Notes from Friday night's high school football games (Fayetteville Observer - 10/27/13)

Jack Britt takes down South View in rivalry game (Fayetteville Observer - 10/26/13)

Douglas Byrd blisters Union Pines, 49-0 (Fayetteville Observer - 10/26/13)

Lee County rides ground game to 41-26 win over Terry Sanford (Fayetteville Observer - 10/26/13)

Prep football roundup for Saturday, Oct. 26 (Fayetteville Observer - 10/26/13)

High school football game of the week: Jack Britt vs. South View (Fayetteville Observer - 10/25/13)

Vaughan: High school football predictions for Friday, Oct. 25 (Fayetteville Observer/Earl Vaughan - 10/25/13)

Cumberland County high school football capsules: Oct. 25 (Fayetteville Observer - 10/25/13)

Prep Athlete of the week - Jordan McRae (Terry Sanford - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 10/23/13)

Prep Athlete of the week - Willie McDonald (Douglas Byrd - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 10/23/13)

Trojans' Landry receives honorary all-star game jersey (Fayetteville Observer - 10/23/13)

Armstrong: Rivals battle in cross-country and football (Sandspur Online/Bruce Armstrong - 10/23/13)

Jack Britt offensive lineman Kyle Erickson named to Shrine Bowl roster (Fayetteville Observer - 10/22/13)

Golden Bulls' Williams confirms Florida State selection (Fayetteville Observer - 10/22/13)

E.E. Smith lineman Arthur Williams expected to announce commitment to Florida State on Tuesday (Fayetteville Observer - 10/21/13)

Late Hits: Notes from Friday night's high school football games (Fayetteville Observer - 10/19/13)

Westover football coach is stepping down at the end of the season (Fayetteville Observer - 10/19/13)

South View rallies past E.E. Smith (Fayetteville Observer - 10/18/13)

Pine Forest pulls away from Cape Fear (Fayetteville Observer - 10/18/13)

Terry Sanford doubles up Gray's Creek, 28-14 (Fayetteville Observer - 10/18/13)

Prep football roundup for Saturday, Oct. 19 (Fayetteville Observer - 10/18/13)

Vaughan: Friday night's high school football picks (Fayetteville Observer/Earl Vaughan - 10/18/13)

Friday night's high school football matchups (Fayetteville Observer - 10/18/13)

Prep Athlete of the week - Dylan Horne (Cape Fear - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 10/16/13)

Prep Athlete of the week - Darryl Shaw (Jack Britt - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 10/16/13)

Batten: Most of state's top gridders to play in-state (Fayetteville Observer/Sammy Batten - 10/16/13)

Armstrong: South Cumberland teams tough in conference play (Sandspur Online/Bruce Armstrong - 10/16/13)

Strong words for football, basketball coaches from NCHSAA's Mark Dreibelbis (Fayetteville Observer/Preps Spotlight - 10/15/13)

Late Hits: Notes from Friday night's high school football games (Fayetteville Observer - 10/12/13)

Jack Britt outpaces E.E. Smith, 55-44 (Fayetteville Observer -- 10/12/13)

Pine Forest wins nailbiter in double overtime over South View, 13-10 (Fayetteville Observer - 10/12/13)

Douglas Byrd rallies for overtime win over Terry Sanford, 29-28 (Fayetteville Observer - 10/12/13)

Prep football roundup for Saturday, Oct. 12 (Fayetteville Observer - 10/12/13)

South View at Pine Forest is the high school football game of the week (Fayetteville Observer - 10/11/13)

Friday's high school football matchups (Fayetteville Observer - 10/11/13)

Vaughan: Don't expect local teams to last long in the football playoffs (Fayetteville Observer - 10/10/13)

Three Cape Fear region high school football players picked for 2013 Shrine Bowl; Pine Forest's Lamont Gaillard only Cumberland County player selected (Fayetteville Observer - 10/11/13)

Prep Athlete of the week - Eric Carter (Jack Britt - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 10/9/13)

Prep Athlete of the week - Harrison Strother (Jack Britt - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 10/9/13)

Prep Athlete of the week - Isaiah Rainey (Gray's Creek - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 10/9/13)

Late Hits: Notes from Friday night's high school football (Fayetteville Observer - 10/5/13)

Jack Britt offense roars to life in win over Pine Forest (Fayetteville Observer - 10/5/13)

South View pulls away from Seventy-First, 28-7 (Fayetteville Observer - 10/5/13)

Douglas Byrd rallies past Lee County, 35-21 (Fayetteville Observer - 10/5/13)

Hoke County wins big over Westover, 56-14 (High School OT - 10/5/13)

Terry Sanford goes to 1-0 in Cape Fear Valley (High School OT - 10/5/13)

Prep football roundup for Saturday, Oct. 5 (Fayetteville Observer - 10/5/13)

Game of the Week: Pine Forest at Jack Britt (Fayetteville Observer - 10/3/13)

Earl Vaughan's prep football picks for Week 7 (Fayetteville Observer/Earl Vaughan - 10/3/13)

Prep football matchups: Week 7 (Fayetteville Observer - 10/3/13)

South View football player Troy Cain flourishing in multiple positions (Fayetteville Observer - 10/2/13)

Prep Athlete of the week - Elijah Bulger (Douglas Byrd - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 10/2/13)

Prep Athlete of the week - Jose Sanchez (Douglas Byrd - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 10/2/13)

Northern Guilford forfeit shows 8-quarter rule needs fixing now (Fayetteville Observer/Preps Spotlight - 10/1/13)

Prep notes from Friday night's games (Fayetteville Observer - 9/28/13)

Pine Forest gets past E.E. Smith, 27-21 (Fayetteville Observer - 9/28/13)

South View drops Overhills, 34-19 (Fayetteville Observer - 9/28/13)

Jack Britt races past Seventy-First, 44-26 (Fayetteville Observer - 9/28/13)

Lee County rolls over Gray's Creek, 36-9 (High School OT - 9/28/13)

Prep football roundup for Saturday, Sept. 28 (Fayetteville Observer - 9/28/13)

Top prep performers for Friday, Sept. 27 (Fayetteville Observer - 9/28/13)

Game of the Week: Trojans, Golden Bulls set for showdown (Fayetteville Observer - 9/26/13)

Vaughan: High school football picks for Week 6 (Fayetteville Observer - 9/6/13)

A look at Friday night's high school football matchups (Fayetteville Observer - 9/26/13)

Several region teams make region streaks lists (Fayetteville Observer/Preps Spotlight - 9/26/13)

Prep Athlete of the week - Quintin Murphy (Jack Britt - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 9/25/13)

Prep Athlete of the week - Arthur Williams (E.E. Smith - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 9/25/13)

Late hits from Friday night's high school football games (Fayetteville Observer - 9/21/13)

Douglas Byrd blanks Seventy-First, 19-0 (Fayetteville Observer - 9/21/13)

E.E. Smith pounds Hoke County, 40-14 (Fayetteville Observer - 9/21/13)

Triton fights off Gray's Creek, 27-21 (Fayetteville Observer - 9/21/13)

Pine Forest blasts Westover, 49-6 (Fayetteville Observer - 9/21/13)

Prep football roundup for Saturday, Sept. 20 (Fayetteville Observer - 9/21/13)

Top prep performers from Friday, Sept. 20 (Fayetteville Observer - 9/21/13)

Prep Football Game of the Week: Douglas Byrd at Seventy-First (Fayetteville Observer - 9/19/13)

Vaughan: Prep football picks for Week 5 (Fayetteville Observer/Earl Vaughan - 9/19/13)

Prep football capsules: Week 5 (Fayetteville Observer - 9/19/13)

Prep Athlete of the week - Shawn Barnes (E.E. Smith - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 9/19/13)

Prep Athlete of the week - Randy Cherry (E.E. Smith - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 9/19/13)

Prep Athlete of the week - Jeremy Cox (South View - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 9/19/13)

Prep Athlete of the week - Eric Carter (Jack Britt - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 9/19/13)

Late Hits: Notes from Friday night's high school football games (Fayetteville Observer - 9/14/13)

E.E. Smith holds off Douglas Byrd in thriller (Fayetteville Observer - 9/14/13)

Pine Forest overcomes mistakes to down Gray's Creek, 23-10 (Fayetteville Observer - 9/14/13)

Seventy-First gambles, wins in overtime over Lumberton (Fayetteville Observer - 9/14/13)

Cape Fear rides strong second half to 30-14 win over Terry Sanford (Fayetteville Observer - 9/14/13)

Flowers blooms vs. Britt (Richmond Daily Journal - 9/14/13)

Prep football roundup for Saturday, Sept. 14 (Fayetteville Observer - 9/14/13)

Pine Forest's Lamont Gaillard honored as All-American (Fayeetteville Observer - 9/14/13)

Prep football preview for Friday, Sept. 13 (Fayetteville Observer - 9/13/13)

E.E. Smith, Douglas Byrd meet in Game of the Week (Fayetteville Observer - 9/12/13)

Vaughan: HIgh school football predictions for Week 4 (Fayetteville Observer - 9/12/13)

Prep Athlete of the week - Harold Herbin (E.E. Smith - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 9/11/13)

Prep Athlete of the week - Malcolm Burnett (E.E. Smith - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 9/11/13)

Prep Athlete of the week - Devaughn Speed (Gray's Creek - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 9/11/13)

Playbook from the late Clyde Parrish still valuable to South View, Gray's Creek football coaches (Fayetteville Observer - 9/10/13)

Pine Forest's Lamont Gaillard to be recognized for All-America selection (Fayetteville Observer - 9/10/13)

Auburn, Miami, FSU top list for E.E. Smith lineman Williams (Fayetteville Observer - 9/10/13)

Still opposed to live high school football on TV on Friday nights (Fayetteville Observer/Preps Spotlight - 9/10/13)

Strelow: Harold Landry emerges as two-way threat for Pine Forest (Fayetteville Observer/Bret Strelow - 9/9/13)

Cape Fear, Terry Sanford to start River Rivalry in football (Fayetteville Observer/Preps Spotlight - 9/9/13)

Late Hits: Notes from Friday night's high school football games (Fayetteville Observer - 9/7/13)

E.E. Smith races past Westover, 36-14 (Fayetteville Observer - 9/7/13)

Pine Forest edges Terry Sanford, 20-19 (Fayetteville Observer - 9/7/13)

Douglas Byrd nips Jack Britt, 17-14 (Fayetteville Observer - 9/7/13)

Seventy-First pounds Hoke County, 47-27 (Fayetteville Observer - 9/7/13)

Pirates’ home debut spoiled by South View (The Robesian - 9/7/13)

Prep football roundup for Saturday, Sept. 6 (Fayetteville Observer - 9/7/13)

Top prep performers from Friday, Sept. 6 (Fayetteville Observer - 9/7/13)

Jack Britt dedicates Byrd game to Wounded Warrior Project (Fayetteville Observer - 9/6/13)

Jack Britt, Douglas Byrd lick wounds after losses last week (Fayetteville Observer - 9/5/13)

Vaughan: High school football picks (Fayetteville Observer - 9/5/13)

Week 3 matchups in high school football (Fayetteville Observer - 9/5/12)

Prep Athlete of the week - Alec Leonard (Cape Fear - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 9/5/13)

Prep Athlete of the week - Jamal Joliffe (Seventy First - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 9/5/13)

Gray's Creek's Jeff Gibson commits to Clemson (Fayetteville Observer - 9/1/13)

Late Hits: News and notes from Friday night's high school football games (Fayetteville Observer - 8/31/13)

Pope: E.E. Smith band sidelined by Wake County (Fayetteville Observer/Thomas Pope - 8/31/13)

Scotland thumps Jack Britt, 52-21 (Fayetteville Observer - 8/31/13)

South View holds off Gray's Creek, 12-3 (Fayetteville Observer - 8/31/13)

Pine Forest downs Lumberton, 44-28 (Fayetteville Observer - 8/31/13)

Pinecrest holds off Douglas Byrd rally to win 45-28 (Fayetteville Observer - 8/31/13)

Prep football roundup for Saturday, Aug. 31 (Fayetteville Observer - 8/31/13)

Top prep football performers from Friday, Aug. 31 (Fayetteville Observer - 8/31/13)

Middle Creek says no thanks to E.E. Smith band (Fayetteville Observer/Preps Spotlight - 8/30/13)

Gray's Creek, South View break bread before Friday's Battle of the Bridge (Faytteville Observer/Preps Spotlight - 8/30/13)

Title contenders Jack Britt and Scotland in early-season battle (Fayetteville Observer - 8/30/13)

Cumberland County high school football matchups (Fayetteville Observer - 8/30/13)

Vaughan: Picking the high school football winners (Fayetteville Observer - 8/30/13)

Words of wisdom from NCHSAA supervisor of officials Mark Dreibelbis (Fayetteville Observer/Preps Spotlight - 8/27/13)

Battle of the Bridge seeks help for the hungry (Fayetteville Observer/Preps Spotlight - 8/27/13)

Late Hits: Notes from Friday's region prep football games (Fayetteville Observer - 8/26/13)

Seventy-First wins season opener for fallen teammate (Fayetteville Observer - 8/24/13)

Prep football roundup: Harrison Strother leads Jack Britt to win (Fayetteville Observer - 8/24/13)

Pope: From football leftovers to bull (Fayetteville Observer/Thomas Pope - 8/24/13)

E.E. Smith holds off Terry Sanford, 35-34 (Fayetteville Observer - 8/24/13)

Scotland routs South View, 41-9 (Fayetteville Observer- 8/24/13)

Gray's Creek knocks off St. Pauls, 33-6 (Fayetteville Observer - 8/24/13)

Douglas Byrd takes down Lumberton, 44-14 (Fayetteville Observer - 8/24/13)

Seventy-First finds release on field; game with Westover will resume tonight (Fayetteville Observer - 8/24/13)

High school football capsules for Saturday, Aug.23 (Fayetteville Observer - 8/24/13)

Vaughan: 40 years covering football has been memorable journey (Fayetteville Observer/Earl Vaughan - 8/23/13)

Cape Fear region high school football trivia (Fayetteville Observer - 8/23/13)

NCHSAA conference realignment has Cape Fear region teams on the move (Fayetteville Observer - 8/23/13)

E.E. Smith's Breon Charlie overcomes medical issues to anchor secondary (Fayetteville Observer - 8/23/13)

Seventy-First football seniors hope to carry over basketball squad's success (Fayetteville Observer - 8/23/13)

Westover coach Greg Bryant hopes to turn plant hobby into second career (Fayetteville Observer - 8/23/13)

Douglas Byrd defensive end draws attention, on the field and off (Fayetteville Observer - 8/23/13)

South View's DeJohn Whitted refuses to dwell on injury-plagued 2012 (Fayetteville Observer - 8/23/13)

Jack Britt running backs embrace competition (Fayetteville Observer - 8/23/13)

Former boxer Ray Mercer's work ethic rubs off on son, Pine Forest wide receiver Xavier Mercer (Fayetteville Observer - 8/23/13)

Cape Fear football team going 'all in' in 2013 (Fayetteville Observer  - 8/23/13)

Terry Sanford cornerback gets professional advice from cousin Darrelle Revis (Fayetteville Observer - 8/23/13)

Gray's Creek's Logan Haines balances baseball, football for Bears (Fayetteville Observer - 8/23/13)

Where our Cape Fear region schools rank in terms of high school records (Fayetteville Observer - 8/23/13)

2013 region high school football head coaching changes (Fayetteville Observer - 8/23/13)

Prep football matchups for Friday, Aug. 23 (Fayetteville Observer - 8/22/13)

Jack Britt, Douglas Byrd, E.E. Smith make Tom Suiter's preseason Fabulous 15 (Fayetteville Observer/Preps Spotlight - 8/22/13)

Earl Vaughan's prep football picks: Week 1 (Fayetteville Observer - 8/22/13)

Prep Football Game of the Week: E.E. Smith at Terry Sanford (Fayetteville Observer - 8/22/13)

First-year coaches eager for kickoff (Fayetteville Observer - 8/21/13)

Seventy-First coach Duran McLaurin looking to honor memories for Falcons (Fayetteville Observer - 8/20/13)

Seventy-First football: 5 to watch (Fayetteville Observer - 8/20/13)

Terry Sanford's Armstrong brothers push each other on practice field (Fayetteville Observer - 8/19/13)

Terry Sanford football: 5 to watch (Fayetteville Observer - 8/19/13)

Quarterback Troy Cain hopes to lead South View back to football playoffs (Fayetteville Observer - 8/17/13)

South View football: 5 players to watch (Fayetteville Observer - 8/17/13)

Cape Fear region football teams do battle in second day of Two Rivers Jamboree (Fayetteville Observer - 8/15/13)

Two Rivers Football Jamboree offers look at region teams (Fayetteville Observer - 8/14/13)

Westover's Eason brothers look to boost ground game (Fayetteville Observer - 8/14/13)

Westover football: 5 to watch (Fayetteville Observer - 8/14/13)

South Cumberland high school football: 10 things you need to know (Sandspur Online - 8/14/13)

South Cumberland high school football teams discover what they're made of (Sandspur Online - 8/14/13)

Prep football scrimmages offer 1st look at new rules (Fayetteville Observer - 8/13/13)

Jack Britt offensive line looks to set tone for Bucs' success (Fayetteville Observer - 8/13/13)

Jack Britt football: 5 to watch (Fayetteville Observer - 8/13/13)

Lightning cuts South View intrasquad scrimmage short (Fayetteville Observer/Preps Spotlight - 8/12/13)

Douglas Byrd's Elijah Bulger welcomes challenge of quarterback (Fayetteville Observer - 8/11/13)

Douglas Byrd football: 5 to watch (Fayetteville Observer - 8/11/13)

Gray's Creek, Cape Fear open football scrimmage season (Fayetteville Observer/Preps Spotlight - 8/10/13)

Hundreds gather for funeral for fallen Seventy-First High football player Evan Raines (Fayetteville Observer- 8/9/13)

Major college recruiters come calling to Pine Forest (Fayetteville Observer - 8/9/13)

Five Pine Forest players to watch (Fayetteville Observer - 8/9/13)

Seventy-First holds vigil for fallen football player Evan Raines (Fayetteville Observer - 8/8/13)

N.C. State recruit Jeff Gibson ready to lead Gray's Creek offense (Fayetteville Observer - 8/8/13)

Gray's Creek football: 5 to watch (Fayetteville Observer - 8/8/13)

New Cape Fear football coach Jacob Thomas takes reins for Colts (Fayetteville Observer- 8/7/13)

Cape Fear football: 5 players to watch (Fayetteville Observer - 8/7/13)

E.E. Smith's Arthur Williams looks to build on Mid-South 4-A title (Fayetteville Observer- 8/6/13)

E.E. Smith football: 5 players to watch (Fayetteville Observer - 8/6/13)

Overhills High School football team takes changes in stride heading into new season (Fayetteville Observer - 8/6/13)

Seventy-First players take to field Monday, emotions still raw after death of teammate (Fayetteville Observer - 8/5/13)

Questions about Seventy-First's Evan Raines' death still unanswered (Fayetteville Observer - 8/4/13)

Seventy-First football player Evan Raines dies after practice Satruday (Fayeteville Observer - 8/4/13)

First practice: Gray's Creek Bears (Fayetteville Observer - 8/2/13)

First practice: Westover Wolverines (Fayetteville Observer - 8/2/13)

First practice: Douglas Byrd Eagles (Fayetteville Observer - 8/2/13)

Scotland, Jack Britt ranked first, second in first OT Top15 (Fayetteville Observer/Preps Spotlight - 8/2/13)

High School Football Practice Begins (Fayetteville Observer - 8/1/13)

Vaughan: Optimism in full supply for South View, other Cumberland County schools as 2013 season dawns (Fayetteville Observer/Earl Vaughan - 8/1/13)

Cumberland County teams kick off 2013 prep football season (Fayetteville Observer - 8/1/13)

Sources: Mike Paroli joins St. Pauls staff as volunteer assistant (Fayetteville Observer/Preps Spotlight - 8/1/13)

Vaughan: Good safety rules can save football (Fayetteville Observer/Earl Vaughan - 8/1/13)

Terry Sanford's football clinic teaches women finer points of game (Fayetteville Observer - 7/29/13)

Douglas Byrd, Jack Britt earn mention in state preseason prep football polls (Fayetteville Observer/Preps Spotlight - 7/25/13)

High school: West All-Stars beat East 14-7 with late touchdown (Fayetteville Observer - 7/25/13)

Gray's Creek's Lovette says local players ready for East-West All-Star football game tonight (Fayetteville Observer/Preps Spotlight - 7/24/13)

Pine Forest defensive lineman Lamont Gaillard commits to Georgia (Fayetteville Observer - 7/20/13)

Rimpf, Jack Britt players trek to Appalachian State for team camp (Fayetteville Observer/Preps Spotlight - 7/19/13)

Cape Fear's Thomas calls summer productive (Fayetteville Observer/Preps Spotlight - 7/19/13)

E.E. Smith's King urges players to take initiative during off week (Fayetteville Observer/Preps Spotlight - 7/19/13)

Westover meets early goals set by Bryant (Fayetteville Observer/Preps Spotlight - 7/19/13)

Pine Forest's Sochovka would like compromise on practice dead period (Fayetteville Observer/Preps Spotlight - 7/19/13)

Lovette takes break from coaching Gray's Creek to help with East All-Stars (Fayetteville Observer/Preps Spotlight - 7/19/13)

Cumberland County lands three on NCPreps 3-A preseason All-State (Fayetteville Observer/Preps Spotlight - 7/18/13)

Stone counting on veterans to help keep Douglas Byrd team in shape (Fayetteville Observer/Preps Spotlight - 7/17/13)

South View's Ledford likes later starting date for games (Fayetteville Observer/Preps Spotlight - 7/17/13)

Nutrition concerns Seventy-First's McLaurin (Fayetteville Observer/Preps Spotlight - 7/17/13)

Three from Cape Fear region make 4-A preseason All-State team (Fayetteville Observer/Preps Spotlight - 7/17/13)

Two from Cumberland County make pre-season All-State team (Fayetteville Observer/Preps Spotlight - 7/15//13)

Terry Sanford moves football practice field (Fayetteville Observer/Preps Spotlight - 7/15/13)

Terry Sanford offers football clinic for women (Fayetteville Observer/Preps Spotlight - 7/15/13)

Recapping Thursday's 7 on 7 at Douglas Byrd (Fayetteville Observer/Preps Spotlight - 7/11/13)

No limit on contact in N.C. high school football practices (Fayetteville Observer - 7/3/13)

Touring the county: South View (Fayetteville Observer/Preps Spotlight - 6/28/13)

Touring the county: Seventy First (Fayetteville Observer/Preps Spotlight - 6/28/13)

Touring the county: E.E. Smith (Fayetteville Observer/Preps Spotlight - 6/28/13)

Former Terry Sanford coach Wayne Inman hired by Topsail (Fayetteville Observer - 6/28/13)

Touring the county: Westover (Fayetteville Observer/Preps Spotlight - 6/21/13)

Touring the county: Gray's Creek (Fayetteville Observer/Preps Spotlight - 6/20/13)

Touring the county: Jack Britt (Fayetteville Observer/Preps Spotlight - 6/20/13)

Touring the county: Douglas Byrd (Fayetteville Observer/Preps Spotlight - 6/19/13)

Touring the county: Cape Fear (Fayetteville Observer/Preps Spotlight - 6/19/13)

Touring the county: Pine Forest (Fayetteville Observer/Preps Spotlight - 6/19/13)

Touring the county: Terry Sanford (Fayetteville Observer/Preps Spotlight - 6/17/13)

My problem with 7-on-7 (Fayetteville Observer/Preps Spotlight - 6/11/13)

Gray's Creek football standout Jefferie Gibson makes verbal commitment to N.C. State (Fayetteville Observer- 6/11/13)

High school football schedule released (Fayetteville Observer - 5/25/13)

Vaughan: Coach Jack Holley remembered for more than wins (Fayetteville Observer/Earl Vaughan - 5/21/13)

East Carolina nabs Jack Britt O-lineman Kyle Erickson (Fayetteville Observer - 4/22/13)

Batten: Cumberland County producing major football talent (Fayetteville Observer/Sammy Batten - 4/16/13)

Pine Forest junior defender Harold Landry has future at Boston College (Fayetteville Observer - 4/14/13)

Cape Fear High School athlete Cole Humphrey killed in car crash (Fayetteville Observer - 4/6/13)

E.E. Smith QB signs with Fayetteville State (Fayetteville Observer - 3/8/13)

E.E. Smith tabs Ernest King as new football coach (Fayetteville Observer - 2/20/13)

Two from E.E. Smith sign to play football at Saint Augustines (Fayetteville Observer - 2/20/13)

Cape Fear names Jacob Thomas as new head football coach (Fayetteville Observer - 2/13/13)

New football rules focus on safety (Fayetteville Observer - 2/8/13)

Region signings: Three locals to play football at Navy (Fayetteville Observer - 2/6/13)

Region signees help Wolfpack bridge old, new staff (Fayetteville Observer - 2/6/13)

South View's Gilmore bound for the bayou on Signing day (Fayetteville Observer - 2/5/13)

Vaughan: Intracounty coaching moves not unusual (Fayetteville Observer/Earl Vaughan - 1/31/13)

Bryan Till returning to Terry Sanford as head football coach (Fayetteville Observer - 1/29/13)

Britt's Warwick U-18 football assistant (Fayetteville Observer - 1/17/13)

E.E. Smith football coach Duran McLaurin leaving for Seventy-First job (Fayetteville Observer - 1/10/13)

 

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