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Columbia Football’s USF Trio on Commitments and Playoffs

Despite losing three out of four heading into the playoffs, optimism is abound for Columbia football, a group led by three USF-committed seniors. Quarterback Jordan Smith, wide receiver Marquez Bell, and edge rusher Le’Vontae Camiel look forward to joining Charlie Strong’s program in Tampa, though a state title is clearly …

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Maclay hands Oak Hall third loss of season in hard-fought game

Maclay and Oak Hall captains line up for coin toss prior to game

Fourth and inches. Sophomore quarterback Cole Gonzales lines up quickly, takes the snap and runs the ball up the gut. Gonzales is stuffed at the line of scrimmage. The Maclay defense stepped up when it mattered most in the Marauders’ 42-16 defeat of Oak Hall. Down 21-16, Oak Hall attempted …

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Oak Hall Offense Steamrolls Rocky Bayou Christian In High School Football

Oak Hall player celebrates with teammate

Two things would not stop during Oak Hall’s 49-14 throttling of Rocky Bayou Christian; the rain and the Eagles’ offense. The slippery conditions had little effect on Oak Hall. A balanced offensive attack resulted in three rushing touchdowns and three passing scores.  “It was a very complete game,” said Oak Hall …

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Gonzales’ Four Touchdowns Lead Oak Hall to 34-14 victory over Bell

football team runs onto field

Friday’s high school football matchup between the Oak Hall Eagles and visiting Bell Bulldogs was rather one-sided. The game was over from Oak Hall’s first offensive play from scrimmage.  Sophomore quarterback Cole Gonzales took the ball and ran it 79 yards for a touchdown. The Eagles never looked back, winning …

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Two pick-sixes lead to Oak Hall’s dismantling of district rival Saint Francis

It was a house call for Oak Hall senior Zhai Smith that set the tone for the Eagles’ 54-7 throttling of their district rival, the Saint Francis Catholic Academy Wolves. With four minutes left to play in the first quarter, Smith took an interception all the way for a touchdown …

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Jacarree Kelly’s Four Scores Not Enough as Oak Hall Falls to Evangelical Christian

With just over seven minutes left to play in the fourth quarter, Evangelical Christian junior running back Dawnya Washington found pay dirt and gave his team the 36-29 lead. Cowbells rang as the away team’s crowd erupted in celebration of what would turn out to be the game-winning touchdown.  TOUCHDOWN …

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Buchholz Runs Over Atlantic Coast In District Opener

The Buchholz Bobcats (2-1) gashed the Atlantic Coast Stingrays (0-3) on the ground to open district play 1-0. The Bobcats won Friday’s game 34-14. After their game last week was canceled because of Hurricane Dorian, the Bobcats had to overcome a slow start. They scored 27 unanswered points and only …

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Oak Hall looks to overcome turnover problems in home opener against Bishop Snyder

With Week 3 of the high school football season looming, the Oak Hall Eagles are finally getting their long-awaited home opener. The team’s kickoff classic at Hawthorne was followed by two regular-season games on the road, so head coach RJ Fuhr knows that his players are excited about the home …

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