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Dear Coach Part 2

The following is the second of a three part series on letters from parents to their son's high school football coach.Dear Coach,The football banquet was really good the other night and we had a great time.You did a really good job of honoring our team, but you always run a good banquet. We wanted t ...
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The annual AHSAA Summer Conference is the week of July 16th through July 19th at the Renaissance Convention Center in Montgomery. The football coaching clinic will be held on Wednesday, July 17th and Thursday, July 18th.The coaches rules clinic, required for all head varsity and middle school footb ...
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What Makes a Team Great

There is no doubting that Bill Parcells is one of football's greatest coaches, regardless of the level of play. Parcells was definitely old school. His football coach at River Dell High School in Oradel, New Jersey was Tom Cahill, who would later become the head coach at Army.His basketball coach a ...
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Dear Coach, Part 1

Dear Coach,It has been a while since I've seen you and I hope you and your family are doing well. From time to time something will happen that makes me immediately think of you and football. And it happened last Friday night at my grandson's Little League game.Believe it or not, it has been 20 year ...
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An important part of high school football in the south is competing against your "rival".Most rivals have competed against each other for years. They are rivals because of proximity or maybe because of great games between the two. Every high school team needs a rival.Most rivalries are best when bo ...
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Back pain is a common complaint in adults, with research indicatingthat up to 80 percent of adults will develop back pain in theirlifetime. The incidence of low back pain in adolescents is much lower;however, pain in this age group should be taken seriously. Delays indiagnosis and treatment can lea ...
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It is amazing how many of the great figures in the history of football have ties to the state of Alabama-Bear Bryant, Bo Jackson, Joe Namath among others. Bart Starr would certainly have to be high on that list.Starr passed away this past month at age 85.He was truly one of a kind.His football acco ...
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Chris Metcalf is the regional sports editor of the Batavia Daily News in Batavia, New York.On May 22nd, he wrote a column about "old school coaches," and stirred up memories of some of the great coaches of the past. Chances are, he may remind you of one of your old coaches or he might even be talki ...
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