Eagles Football

Smith is ready to hit some opposing running backs

Smith is ready to hit some opposing running backs by Bruce Wallace Senior Tanner Smith isn’t really talkative when it comes to playing defense. The Eagles middle linebacker and running back simply knows that he can let his pads do the talking on defense. Playing offense is a little bit of a different story. Smith,

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Young Players Step Up in Scrimmage

Young Players Step Up in Scrimmage by Bruce Wallace Saturday’s Eagles football scrimmage was a big day for Sam Stichnote and several of the young Eagles players. “We came out and competed,” said coach Trent Tracy of the Black team’s 2-1 TD win. “It was good to see them play hard.” Stichnote, a sophomore, passed

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Eagles Make Most of Scrimmage

The SoBoCo “black team” defeated the “white team” in Saturday morning’s inter-squad scrimmage, but for Eagles head coach Trent Tracy, it was a matter of seeing young players step up and make plays. “I was really pleased to see a number of young guys step into new roles and make plays,” Tracy said. The Eagles

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Linemen grind out weight room workouts

Linemen grind out weight room workouts Amid the sound mix of blaring stereo and high school football players yelling encouragement to their teammates, a workout that has become a new culture for Southern Boone football was happening Thursday afternoon. Lineman Brian Kent, a senior, said weight room workouts have become a regular part of the

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Eagles Manage Summer Heat

Eagles Manage Summer Heat by Bruce Wallace The SoBoCo Eagles football team will hit the practice field again on Thursday and Friday afternoon, despite heat indices that will climb into the triple digits. However, Eagles coach Trent Tracy says the team will need to practice in this type of weather to prepare for the heat

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Special Teams Take Precedence on First Day

Special Teams Take Precedence on First Day by Bruce Wallace SoBoCo center Brett Price snapped the ball perfectly to quarterback Seth Mueller who put the ball on the ground and sophomore Parker Boyce put his leg into it, sending the football sailing 25-yards over the goal posts on the extra point kick. On the first

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EAGLES OPEN FALL PRACTICES

EAGLES OPEN FALL PRACTICES Despite the rain, the Southern Boone Eagles football team will begin their fall practice schedule Monday with a weight-lifting session followed by a non-contact practice. “We will still be in our shells (helmets/pads and shorts) as the rules dictate that we adapt to the heat before full contact,” coach Trent Tracy

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