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Larry Blustein
Larry Blustein
November 28, 2018 - 10:31 am
For defending state 2A champion Champagnat Catholic, 3A state champion Chaminade-Madonna and 7A power St. Thomas Aquinas, getting to the state football semifinals is something all three schools are familiar with. When all three south Florida programs take to the field this Friday night, it will be...
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Larry Blustein
Larry Blustein
November 27, 2018 - 11:11 am
The one thing about south Florida – when it comes to high school football – is nothing is ever etched in stone. With Miami Carol City losing in a region semifinal two weeks ago, the top team in Florida – which had beaten some of the best programs around – lost to a Central team that appeared to be...
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Larry Blustein
Larry Blustein
November 21, 2018 - 10:10 am
Here is the week that everyone talked about. From coaches to players to the many fans who follow the sport, here is the week – when practicing Thanksgiving morning is a badge of honor that every program wants to wear. Round 3 of the state playoffs – where things begin to narrow – and the objective...
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Larry Blustein
Larry Blustein
November 06, 2018 - 10:43 am
There is no doubt that this season has skipped along. It was just yesterday that we had the August kickoff classics. As the regular season came to an end last week, the focus for the Top 15 area teams is the state playoffs – and it all begins this week. As many south Florida programs look toward...
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Larry Blustein
Larry Blustein
November 01, 2018 - 10:31 am
It’s the last week of the regular season, and as many seniors look forward to the playoffs, there are others who will play their final high school football game this weekend. The toughest part of for high school football players is the competition to play at the next level is fierce - and attaining...
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Larry Blustein
Larry Blustein
October 25, 2018 - 10:14 am
Can you believe that we are already in the 10th week of the high school football season? That means that the first week of December is right around the corner – and it signals that the playoffs are two weeks away. This week’s impressive slate of games, highlighting some of the elite prospects and...
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Larry Blustein
Larry Blustein
October 24, 2018 - 12:10 pm
If you are a football fan in south Florida, you have circled this week. With two weeks left in the 2018 season, there are many districts and playoff spots that are still open. With important regional seeding at stake, this is the time where those programs with high expectations attempt to fulfill...
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Larry Blustein
Larry Blustein
October 23, 2018 - 10:40 am
By now, everyone knows about this Friday’s showdown between No. 1 Miami Carol City and No. 2 Miami Central at Traz Powell Stadium, but there are many other impressive matchups that will certainly dictate playoff seeding, as well as area rankings. This is the week, the second to last in the 2018...
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Larry Blustein
Larry Blustein
October 22, 2018 - 10:48 am
As Miami Central and Northwestern squared off last Friday night at Traz Powell Stadium, the atmosphere was certainly what you expect when two of the nation’s elite prospect-producing programs play in their annual district showdown. With the Rockets winning this game, 38-10, it only added more to...
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Larry Blustein
Larry Blustein
October 19, 2018 - 11:20 am
Even though tonight’s (7:30) game between Miami Central and defending 6A state champion Northwestern at Traz Powell is always a huge matchup, much of the luster has disappeared. Usually, this is the meeting that dictates the playoffs – and while both will make the post season, it’s the No. 1 seed...
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