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5th Quarter - week 8 high school preview

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WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) - Click play video to see our high school football preview for week number eight of the 2011 high school football season from WWAY'S Jesse Jones.

Don't forget to watch the 5h Quarter on Friday night with John Rendleman & Trot Nixon.

Below is a list of games that will be played in our region on Friday, October 7th:

Ashley at New Hanover
Clinton at Topsail
Croatan at East Duplin
East Carteret at Lejeune
East Columbus at Red Springs
Fairmont at West Columbus
Harrells Christian Academy at North Raleigh Christian
Hobbton at Trask
James Kenan at Lakewood
JH Rose at Laney
New Bern at Hoggard
Pamlico at Dixon
Pender at Midway
South Columbus at North Brunswick
South Lenoir at Northside
SW Onslow at Jones Senior
Wallace-Rose Hill at Union
West Bladen at East Bladen
West Brunswick at Whiteville
West Craven at Jacksonville
White Oak at Washington

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Laney's Defense

The Laney Head coach should recognize that there are more than just 2 or 3 players on the field, not to mention, it’s not only Offense who’s winning theses games for him….He has a spectacular defense squad, and it’s very seldom that the coach acknowledges them….. Every week Ditz give Kudo's and prasise to the offense not the enitre Offense just 2 or 3 (Sheehan, Lilly, & Clay)What about the guys whos blocking for them, which allows them to get the pass off, or to score?????...
What about your Dense Squad???? Withthout a Strong Defense squad, Offense would be nothing….These people work hard and handle their business accordingly. It would be a shame for Ditz to lose the respect from the children who hit the field every Friday night and bust their tails for him to get the “W”. Think about it COACH!!!!

100 %

I totally agree with you they have a wonderful defense.

Laney Athletics

I am not at all surprise to read this..so much discord with Laney Athletics..kids are leaving left and right over there..maybe one day the Board will get off their behinds and clean house over there..

they NEVER will....

Over the past 15 or so years things go on at Laney and NOTHING ever gets done. Parents just get worn out trying to make changes. and then pray for the 4 years to be over.

You have rules set for every sport, but it NEVER applies to everyone.

Some at the school should retire and let fresh blood come in.. That's the only way things will change...

Friday's night game

I was at the Laney vs JH Rose game and when #9 scored a touchdown he leaped into the end zone with a Rose player on his heals. After that the ref.threw him out of the game and said he couldn't play for 2 more games. I know there is a rule for excessive celebration, but really.... How about a penalty? I think these ref's need to be held accountable for their actions. The tape MUST be reviewed... I have been watching may other teams this season and there has been calls for excessive celebration but NOT to this level.. The penalty must fit the "crime"

FRIDAYNIGHT FOOTBALL

I agree the defense is playing football their defense coach is doing his thing maybe he need to get in the news an talk about his defense players.That's the only way you will know about them. Look at the comment picture Who is that? The news know it's not #7 OR #8 IT'S A DEFENSE PLAYER RUNNING DOWN HOGGORD Q-BACK.9

I AGREE THE DEFENSE

I AGREE THE DEFENSE ATHLETICS NO ONE TALKS ABOUT THEM, AS MUCH THE OFFENSE ATHLETIS. THE NEWS AND THE HEADCOACH ALWAYS TALKING ABOUT OFFENSE.WHEN YOU GO TO THIS COMMENT, WHO IS THAT ON THAT PICTURE, NUMBER #20 that's right defense for laney ran down hoggard q-back. Where is that in the newspaper or highlights. i love the sports just don'T make oneside it.