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  • hsfb man May 18, 7:52 p.m.
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    WE R DA NEW BERN BEARS, show your past 3 times STATE CHAMPIONS some respect. we're there every year...........................

  • UNCfootball12 May 18, 8:43 a.m.
    Towel Boy

    Rocky Mount is in similar situation as South point was last year, this upcoming year not alot of seniors young group... can they do what south point did and win states?

  • UNCfootball12 May 18, 8:42 a.m.
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    Love seeings Someone finally respect rocky mount, Jason battle has turned program back around

  • Mraau95 May 17, 1:41 p.m.
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    @john no hate I have a lot of respect for y'all program I just call a spade a spade heck they had us ranked #2 in the area preseason and you see how that worked out for us. I hope you guys are able to get that ring this year heck I don't know if it's even any competition for y'all in 4A east come the postseason since the majority of the top dogs are gonna be 3AA

  • john56 May 17, 11:48 a.m.
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    No one knows about polls but here is what I do know! If SC can't win it this year barring major injuries, I will agree with all the other haters on here (Mr AAU included - LOL). That team is loaded from pillar to post - now if they can learn how to effectively use the forward pass this will be 2011 all over again. Going undefeated in the regular season should not be the goal - go undefeated in the post season. We have done that dog trick before. The improved schedule is really a site for sore eyes after watching Indy, New Hanover, Glenn and all those other teams that couldn't punch SC n the mouth. They will get punched right out of the gate this year.

  • Sir Lafayette May 17, 10:01 a.m.
    Towel Boy

    1. Wake Forest
    2. Dudley
    3. Page
    4. Mallard Creek
    5. Cape Fear
    6. Scotland
    7. Butler 8. South Point 9. Middle Creek 10. Rocky Mount

  • 2016 May 16, 8:00 a.m.
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    Mallard Creek will have just about a new everything. They return just 3 or possibly 4 starters depending on recovery from injury.

  • uBnice May 16, 6:47 a.m.
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    Mallard Creek will also have a new starting QB. This is the marquee game to open the season. Hopefully both teams will be at full strength.

  • jboogie2292 May 16, 1:05 a.m.
    All Star

    Definitely looking forward to the road trip to the "Bull City" this season!!!

  • White Santa May 15, 9:36 p.m.
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    For a team like Scotland,winning it all is the goal but they finished their season in the semi-finals last year. Not like they just tanked.
    They have a lot of skill guys back in addition to White. Not sold on their oline though. They are coming back but they weren't great there last year. Like 2016 said, it's up to the QB for sure. For their sake I hope they have one.

  • 2016 May 15, 8:17 p.m.
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    They have had some headscratchers to be sure. However....if they dont get at least to a regional final this year I think the Scotland fans have every reason to question the coaching. Best back in the country and the #2 is also special. 4 of 5 Olineman back and a stacked defense with several special athletes. The one question mark is QB and at least theoretically you would think after week one they will have 10-11 weeks to get him comfortable.

    Dont kid yourself...they wanted that Creek game for a reason. They have had zero interest in that game for 3-4 years. Suddenly they want to open the season with them. They know they are stacked.

  • 2016 May 15, 8:10 p.m.
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    Wake Forest is a program now. Lucas has kids stacked and they have also become the " move in" program in that area. The one thing I dont concern myself with is defense with Wake Forest. Its where Lucas lives. They replaced Dexter, they will get Hodge and Gill replaced even if those kids are a notch down.

    Offensively they have a ton back including one of the best backs in the Southeast. Maybe they are 2nd, maybe they are 5th but they are going to be preseason top 5 in any poll out there and will be the rabbit on the dogtrack. They will need to be better than last year because they will get everyone's absolute best shot. Thats what happens when you get the belt.

  • Mraau95 May 15, 7:07 p.m.
    Sports Legend

    @24k yea he can't win it by himself

  • 24khornets May 15, 3:48 p.m.
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    !!!!!!! all the hype is because of Zamir white , Cant wait for this season tho

  • Mraau95 May 15, 2:53 p.m.
    Sports Legend

    @2016 I'm really over the high Scotland county rankings, they haven't lived up to the hype in years

  • hsfb man May 15, 1:33 p.m.
    Bench Warmer

    Man somebody has lost their mind, DA NEW BERN BEARS 3 times STATE CHAMPS not even ranked, somebody need 2 tell somebody who we R........................... GO BEARS 3 TIMES 3 TIMES 3 TIME STATE CHAMPS.

  • deadeyejoe May 15, 1:24 p.m.
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    Appreciate the vote of confidence, but WF loses a ton of defense from last year. Xach Gill, 3 of 4 starting linebackers (including Hodge) and 2 of 4 starting DB's.

  • west couldn't even score May 15, 12:42 p.m.
    Bench Warmer

    Another new year, different talent, many different coaches. To me we might as well spin a bottle, it will end up the same as trying to guess who will be in the top 10. Normally you can say the schools with the programs, but that doesn't guarantee anything.

  • UNCfootball12 May 15, 8:47 a.m.
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    won it in 2015 lost last year, both championships were against south point

  • 2016 May 15, 8:44 a.m.
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    When did Rocky Mount win back to back championships?

  • UNCfootball12 May 15, 8:40 a.m.
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    where wiuld you rank Rocky Mount, have been back 2 back state championships

  • 2016 May 15, 8:30 a.m.
    Sports Legend

    1. Scotland
    2. Wake Forest
    3. Dudley
    4. West forsyth
    5. Mallard Creek
    6. Hillside
    7. Heritage 8. Butler 9. Catholic 10. MiddleCreek

    Just a complete stab in dark

  • UNCfootball12 May 15, 8:15 a.m.
    Towel Boy

    What would you guys put

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