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2017-2018 season
« on: March 20, 2017, 10:13:42 pm »
Well folks, how is everyone's off-season going? Any new stories on move ins, coaching changes, etc? We have to have some topics to fill the time. Whats your opinions on teams, who is winning your conference? Let's hear it. I'm sick of no football.


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Re: 2017-2018 season
« Reply #1 on: March 21, 2017, 03:21:44 am »
From what I've be hearing McCrory will be picking up at least 3 transfers who all started for Augusta last year.

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Re: 2017-2018 season
« Reply #2 on: March 21, 2017, 12:27:03 pm »
Anyone know how many starters Mt. Ida and Hampton Return?

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Re: 2017-2018 season
« Reply #3 on: March 21, 2017, 02:16:32 pm »
I wish I could tell everyone a lot about Hackett, but work has been really busy. I do know our off-season program is going well. Haven't heard of any major move ins.

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Re: 2017-2018 season
« Reply #4 on: March 21, 2017, 02:50:32 pm »
MT Ida returns their whole team basically while Hampton loses everyone

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Re: 2017-2018 season
« Reply #5 on: March 21, 2017, 02:56:48 pm »
Mt Ida should be the heavy favorite to win it all this coming season. They looked good in the title game for sure.

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Re: 2017-2018 season
« Reply #6 on: March 22, 2017, 07:30:28 am »
Camden Harmony Grove should be a dark horse. They return a lot and have nice sophomores coming up. Pushed mt ida in the semis last year

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Re: 2017-2018 season
« Reply #7 on: March 22, 2017, 07:20:33 pm »
Camden Harmony Grove should be a dark horse. They return a lot and have nice sophomores coming up. Pushed mt ida in the semis last year
Thanks for the kind words.  I figure CHG will be a preseason top 10 and finish strong.  They certainly had an exciting run last year. 

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Re: 2017-2018 season
« Reply #8 on: March 23, 2017, 09:15:18 am »
I think Hazen is a team that will be one to watch this year. They will be young but will have athletes all over the field. They will be really good in 2018. Who else from the six is going to be good?
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Re: 2017-2018 season
« Reply #9 on: March 23, 2017, 09:33:27 am »
Thanks for the kind words.  I figure CHG will be a preseason top 10 and finish strong.  They certainly had an exciting run last year.
do you know who CHG plays in their out of conference schedule?

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Re: 2017-2018 season
« Reply #10 on: March 23, 2017, 11:58:42 am »
I posted this in December and still feel pretty confident about it so I will share it again.

 1Mt Ida- losing 5 srs.from a team that made the finals. Huge Jr and soph class. Return LaGrange 1318 rushing 27 tds. QB Jackson and Helms 94 tackles.
2 CHG- lost QB Whitley but return Hicks 1252 APY,Hill 700+ rec and 11 tds and Garcia 600+ APY,Bearden 124 tackles
3 Earle- Bohannon will be tough to stop. A huge Jr class that dominated in Jr high.
4 Conway Christian- lost Smith 1328 rec and 18 tds and Houge 145 tackles but return QB Wood 3000+ passing and 35 tds and Gates 1266 total yards. Big soph class.
5 Cross County- lose QB Thomas 1356 passing and 14 tds,M.Boykin 549 rec but return 2900+ rushing yards. All-State KK Boykin 1396 APY 16 tds,116 tackles,Henderson 1305 rushing 14 tds,V an Houten 8 sacks. Big soph class.
6 Bearden-Played in arguably the toughest conference. Returns huge Jr and Soph class.
7 Rison- same as Bearden,big Jr class,huge soph class
8 Hackett- lose QB Stormed 1792 passing 23 tds and collins 813 rec 15 tds but return Shipman 1000+ rushing,mcbride 750+ APY,Hester 723 rec. Big Jr and sr class.
9 Des Arc- lose O.Conway 1185 rushing 13 tds and Williams but return D.Conway 1068 APY. Big soph class.
10 Hampton- lose Thomas 2000+APY,Hagler1100 APY,Childs 700+ APY but return a huge soph class and leading tacklers Murphy 111T and Stephens 93T.

Could be rebuilding
England- lose 19 Srs Brazeal,Coleman,Westbrook and Thompson. Could be a big rebuilding year.
Hector-lose All-Everything Gaines but still have talent with Landrum,Graham and Haralson.
Danville- losing over 2000+ rushing in Madding and Thurman and only 5 jr's but have a huge soph class.

Teams that could surprise
Foreman- losing over 2100 rushing yds in Hall and Moore but return Batey 1000+ rushing. Big Jr class.
Murfreesboro- large Jr and Soph classes.
McCrory- Huge Jr class
Lavaca- only lost 5 Srs. Big Jr and soph class. Several skill players returning.

Disappointing:
Magnet Cove- Team has 50 kids on sidelines with huge Sr,jr and Soph class but only wins 3 games.
Lafayette co- loaded with speed and big sr class this team only won 2 games on the field. They lose college prospect Williams and L. Miller 1389 APY 12 tds.
Parkers chapel- Returned college prospect Jackson this season but only won 4 games after starting 3-0. Good news is only losing 6 srs and have a nice sophomore class and big freshman class moving up. Light may be at the end of the tunnel
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Re: 2017-2018 season
« Reply #11 on: March 23, 2017, 03:43:43 pm »
With Pc hiring a young energetic coach who will make the kids tougher and improve their O line and  D lines ( not very good last year) look for more wins to come in the coming seasons

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Re: 2017-2018 season
« Reply #12 on: March 24, 2017, 06:58:33 pm »
do you know who CHG plays in their out of conference schedule?
Yes I do.  CHG opens up with Smackover at home, then plays at Prescott and the following week at Glen Rose.  Conference play begins week 4.

I hope both Strong and Hermitage field teams this year.  If not, we'll have two holes in our schedule.  One week off is nice for the kids and coaches, but two?????  Things will all work out I'm sure.

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Re: 2017-2018 season
« Reply #13 on: March 25, 2017, 10:59:14 am »
CHG would have fresh legs for sure. Could help in the long run for playoffs

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Re: 2017-2018 season
« Reply #14 on: March 25, 2017, 08:01:50 pm »
Yes I do.  CHG opens up with Smackover at home, then plays at Prescott and the following week at Glen Rose.  Conference play begins week 4.

I hope both Strong and Hermitage field teams this year.  If not, we'll have two holes in our schedule.  One week off is nice for the kids and coaches, but two?????  Things will all work out I'm sure.

Some tough non-conference games there for sure.

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Re: 2017-2018 season
« Reply #15 on: March 25, 2017, 10:22:43 pm »
Some tough non-conference games there for sure.
Tell me about it.  I like the fact that our coaches aren't afraid to play up instead of padding the schedule with beatable teams before conference play begins.  Last year, CHG beat Smackover handily, lost badly to Prescott, then played Glen Rose close right up until the last possession.  Two years ago, CHG surprised a lot of people and went to Prescott and won a big nonconference game.

Coach knows what he's doing.  We shall see how this season plays out.  CHG will win some games this year. 

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Re: 2017-2018 season
« Reply #16 on: March 26, 2017, 02:40:13 pm »
Tell me about it.  I like the fact that our coaches aren't afraid to play up instead of padding the schedule with beatable teams before conference play begins.  Last year, CHG beat Smackover handily, lost badly to Prescott, then played Glen Rose close right up until the last possession.  Two years ago, CHG surprised a lot of people and went to Prescott and won a big nonconference game.

Coach knows what he's doing.  We shall see how this season plays out.  CHG will win some games this year.

CHG will be a contender this season for sure.

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Re: 2017-2018 season
« Reply #17 on: April 14, 2017, 11:03:38 pm »
The 8 is gonna be good once again I think it comes down to HG, Rison, and probably Bearden this year Hampton may sneak in at the 3 or 4 but who knows it's high school football at its finest!

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Re: 2017-2018 season
« Reply #18 on: April 15, 2017, 11:24:52 am »
The 8 is gonna be good once again I think it comes down to HG, Rison, and probably Bearden this year Hampton may sneak in at the 3 or 4 but who knows it's high school football at its finest!

I figure Hampton will be salty....The talented youth got a taste of success last year....They'll just have to figure out how to sustain drives without the big 3

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Re: 2017-2018 season
« Reply #19 on: April 16, 2017, 08:24:53 am »
I figure Hampton will be salty....The talented youth got a taste of success last year....They'll just have to figure out how to sustain drives without the big 3
I figure that might be a little more difficult this year against the big 3 in the conference.  You guys are gonna miss #5 tremendously, but he was not all that Hampton had.  Hampton is one of the top 4.

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Re: 2017-2018 season
« Reply #20 on: April 16, 2017, 10:58:19 am »
I figure that might be a little more difficult this year against the big 3 in the conference.  You guys are gonna miss #5 tremendously, but he was not all that Hampton had.  Hampton is one of the top 4.

Hampton had some impressive younger athletes, but I don't believe they will be a top tier team. A little early to say though, we will know more after a few weeks into season. Losing someone like Thomas is never easy

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Re: 2017-2018 season
« Reply #21 on: April 19, 2017, 11:58:00 am »
Looking forward to another great season in 5-2a conf. Going to be interesting.

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Re: 2017-2018 season
« Reply #22 on: April 20, 2017, 01:48:40 pm »
If i do remember correctly Garcia (CHG) has to sit the season opener out due to a last game toss at MI.

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Re: 2017-2018 season
« Reply #23 on: April 20, 2017, 02:07:44 pm »
Not in the 2A classification much but from what I know CHG is going to be a tough team to beat. They gave a 3A Glen Rose team that went deep in the playoffs all they wanted and then some. We play them the 3rd game of the year coming up and I forsee another good game between these 2 teams. Just from the little I know in 2A I would say Mt. Ida and CHG are the 2 teams to beat.

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Re: 2017-2018 season
« Reply #24 on: April 20, 2017, 03:21:35 pm »
If i do remember correctly Garcia (CHG) has to sit the season opener out due to a last game toss at MI.
From what I understand happened (from some CHG players), the refs didn't actually toss him..........it was the CHG head coach who told him to go to the locker room.  Either way, CHG vs Smackover will be a good opener.  Garcia isn't all CHG has.   

 

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