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BY ROGER BROWN NEW HAMPSHIRE UNION LEADER
We're entering Week 8 of the high school football season. While the playoff picture remains blurry, things will be a bit clearer after Saturday's games are complete.
BY ANDY SCHACHAT
WHEN Dave McGillivray was 16 years old, he tried out for his high school basketball team. McGillivray said the tryout went well and he was told so by the coach.
DAVE D'ONOFRIO
If it was purely based on football and the quality of play, these Thursday night games might be in jeopardy. By and large they've been ugly and non-competitive, with teams repeatedly looking unready...
DAVE D'ONOFRIO
A couple of days after his Jets dropped their fifth consecutive contest, and drew ever closer to confronting the reality that this could be another lost season for Gang Green, coach Rex Ryan remained...
DAVE D'ONOFRIO
Jerod Mayo's impact on the Patriots isn't so easily quantified by individual statistics, considering he has only 10 sacks, eight forced fumbles and three interceptions in the course of a seven-year...
DAVE D'ONOFRIO
After Sunday the Pats can move forward as a first-place team. And with legitimate reason for optimism offensively.
EDITORIAL
THROUGH SIX WEEKS of the regular season, only one team in Division I West has a winning record: Alvirne High School of Hudson.
EDITORIAL
IF SOMETHING special becomes of this Patriots season, last week's obliteration of the Bengals will almost certainly be seen as the turning point.

NHIAA: Lancers beat South

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Londonderry quarterback Eric Fairweather surpassed 1,000 passing and rushing yards on the season in the Lancers' 22-13 win over Nashua South on Friday night.

NHIAA: Exeter keeps Memorial attack at bay

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The Exeter High School football team played a game of keep away with Manchester Memorial on Friday night.

NHIAA: Campbell thumps Brady

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Campbell of Litchfield's defense made loud statements throughout a 35-0 win over Bishop Brady of Concord in a Friday-night showdown featuring two high-powered Division III offenses.

College Football: St. Anselm football loses third straight game

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The season that started with such promise for the St. Anselm football team took another turn for the worse Friday night, as the Hawks took a thorough pounding in Worcester, Mass., at the hands of...

Campbell High School defender Kevin Moreau(28) tackles Farmington-Nute player Tyler Bryant for a loss during the second half of their game at Campbell High School in Litchfield Saturday.

Roger Brown's First and 10: Playoff picture will get clearer

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We're entering Week 8 of the high school football season. While the playoff picture remains blurry, things will be a bit clearer after Saturday's games are complete.

UNH Notebook: Ground game is Stony Brook's rock

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The formula the Stony Brook football team will bring to the University of New Hampshire this weekend is one that can be seen on high school football fields throughout the country every Friday night.

Revis shows up late, sent home

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New England Patriots cornerback Darrelle Revis showed up late for work on Tuesday and coach Bill Belichick promptly sent him home, The Boston Globe reported.

Wildcats remain 3rd/5th in football polls

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The UNH football team stayed even in both The Sports Network and FCS Coaches polls this week at. No. 3 and No. 5.

NHIAA: Lancers beat South

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Londonderry quarterback Eric Fairweather surpassed 1,000 passing and rushing yards on the season in the Lancers' 22-13 win over Nashua South on Friday night.

College Football: St. Anselm football loses third straight game

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The season that started with such promise for the St. Anselm football team took another turn for the worse Friday night, as the Hawks took a thorough pounding in Worcester, Mass., at the hands of Assumption College, 31-7.

NHIAA: Exeter keeps Memorial attack at bay

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The Exeter High School football team played a game of keep away with Manchester Memorial on Friday night.

NHIAA: Campbell thumps Brady

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Campbell of Litchfield's defense made loud statements throughout a 35-0 win over Bishop Brady of Concord in a Friday-night showdown featuring two high-powered Division III offenses.

Roger Brown's First and 10: Playoff picture will get clearer

Roger Brown's First and 10: Playoff picture will get clearer

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We're entering Week 8 of the high school football season. While the playoff picture remains blurry, things will be a bit clearer after Saturday's games are complete.

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John Habib's City Sports: Tough decisions loom for Legion

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POST 79 of Manchester has submitted an application to the state American Legion Baseball Committee seeking to be reinstated for the 2015 season.Rick Harvey, chairman of the baseball committee, confirmed he received the application last week from Post 79 post commander Sam Coldwell. The parties will meet in Hudson on Nov. 16 to discuss the application.

NASCAR Sprint Cup series driver Terry Labonte drives Saturday during practice for today's Geico 500 at Talladega Superspeedway. Labonte announced that he's retiring after this race. USA TODAY Sports

Vickers earns first pole in five years

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TALLADEGA, Ala. - Brian Vickers roared to the Coors Light Pole Award on Saturday afternoon, working the aerodynamic draft to great effect during a qualifying session full of surprises at Talladega Superspeedway.

College Roundup: Alabama embarrasses No. 21 Texas A&M; West Virginia beats the Bears

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Blake Sims threw for three touchdowns and ran for one and Amari Cooper, T.J. Yeldon and Derrick Henry each accounted for two touchdowns as No. 7 Alabama embarrassed No. 21 Texas A&M, 59-0, in College Station, Texas, on Saturday.

College football: LIU Post hands St. Anselm second straight defeat

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For the second week in a row after opening the season 5-0, the St. Anselm football team lost and surrendered 48-plus points in the process.

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