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St. Francis Football


October 1st, 6:30pm – Join host Mike Ridaught and co-host Marty Pallman along with special guests: St. Francis (Gainesville) football coach Dave LaMarre and members of the Wolves’ football team (TBA). Plus, we’ll release our new football Prep Zone Power Poll, recap our Sonic Player-of-the-Game, discuss the weekly football picks & announce our Trophy Shop Athlete-of-the-Week Presented by Mark McGriff State Farm Insurance of Gainesville.

Guests: St. Francis Football

  • Coach: Dave LaMarre
  • Athletes: Eric Junior, Austin Manning, Austin Tucker, Nick Oelrich, Lexie Scott

Trophy Shop Athlete-of-the-Week Presented by State Farm agent Mark McGriff

  • September 23 is Barry Johnson of the Eastside (Gainesville) football team. Johnson showed true senior leadership in the absence of six defensive starters in Eastside’s emotional 13-10 win against North Marion to remain undefeated in district play. According to Eastside coach Jeff Parker, Johnson ‘motivated guys who haven’t played before. That was just as important as the plays he made on the field.’ In addition to his inspirational leadership off the field, and in the game the week prior against Belleview, Johnson finished the game against North Marion with 12 tackles, four for a loss, one sack and four pass break-ups.

Sonic Player-of-the-Game

  • Friday, September 27, was was Barry Johnson and Kieandre McCray of the Eastside (Gainesville) football team. With six defensive starters suspended for the game, Johnson and McCray impacted the game up front and in the secondary, respectively, as Eastside defeated North Marion, 13-10, to remain undefeated in district play. Johnson had 12 tackles, four for a loss, one sack and four pass break-ups. McCray had two interceptions, including the game-sealing pick at the 35-yard line with the Colts trying to make a late comeback with two minutes to play.

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