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Modesto’s Top 10 High School football players: Davis WR Talolo Limu-Jones is as good as city has produced in years

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Modesto’s Top 10 High School football players: Davis WR Talolo Limu-Jones is as good as city has produced in years

Sure, the season’s not kicking off until the end of August, but we busted out Stockton’s Top 10 high school football players earlier this week. Tonight, here’s Modesto’s top 10 players heading into the 2015 season:  10. Gregori-Modesto RB Demetrius Vinson: Should be a force with the ball in his hands this year. He’s easy […]

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Top 10 high school football players in Stockton: St. Mary’s lineman Popo Aumavae & WR McNair’s Derrion Grim 1-2

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Top 10 high school football players in Stockton: St. Mary’s lineman Popo Aumavae & WR McNair’s Derrion Grim 1-2

Fun times as always with Jeff and the Fatman (Delta College’s KWDC 93.5, download the app Tunein & search KWDC) during their Monday night show. Black Hat Football rattled off its Top 10 players in Stockton: 10. Lincoln RB Ron Walker: Love to see him in the open field, and he could be a real […]

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Mixing & matching football players in The 209: Merced LB John Beccera – wonder how he looks in Green & White?

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Mixing & matching football players in The 209: Merced LB John Beccera – wonder how he looks in Green & White?

These are always the slow days of summer — 7-on-7 season is over, few weeks before high school football camps open. Always a good time to speculate. We’re taking some of The 209′s kids from our Top 50 players list and changing their teams, throwing them into schemes where we think their skills would be worth […]

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The 209′s winningest football programs since 2000? Central Catholic-Modesto, Escalon, Oakdale, Manteca, St. Mary’s-Stockton top 5 on list

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The 209′s winningest football programs since 2000? Central Catholic-Modesto, Escalon, Oakdale, Manteca, St. Mary’s-Stockton top 5 on list

The winningest overall programs in The 209, going back to 2000? Central Catholic-Modesto, Escalon and Oakdale … stop me if you’ve heard of these schools before.  The Big Three pretty much dominate every category for wins in The 209, but the #4 team on this list is Manteca  - though that comes with a caveat. We’re […]

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The 2015 Starbucks All-Black Hat Football Team – patches, gift cards and tasty treats for The 209′s top football players

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The 2015 Starbucks All-Black Hat Football Team – patches, gift cards and tasty treats for The 209′s top football players

We’ve got a big tip of the Black Hat to Starbucks, which will be sponsoring the 2015 Starbucks All-Black Hat Football Team. Starbucks will reward the Players of the Year, and first-team offense and defense, with $20 gift cards and an All-Black Hat Football Team patch that’s ideal for a letterman’s jacket. Second-team selections also […]

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Modesto JC 7-on-7 Football: High schools from Modesto, Turlock, Manteca, Atwater, Los Banos and more in The 209

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Modesto JC 7-on-7 Football: High schools from Modesto, Turlock, Manteca, Atwater, Los Banos and more in The 209

We got tape #4 from Saturday’s Modesto JC 7-on-7 Passing Tournament … The 209′s summer 7-on-7 season is winding down, with Downey-Modesto beating Los Banos Yogurt Mill logo and Adam HerreraBanos 20-12 in the championship game. Downey beat Beyer and Los Banos topped Ceres in the semifinals of Saturday’s 16-team tournament. Black Hat Football selected […]

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Modesto JC 7×7: Lots of tape from last big summer tuneup before high school football season kicks off August 28

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Modesto JC 7×7: Lots of tape from last big summer tuneup before high school football season kicks off August 28

We got tape #3 from Saturday’s Modesto JC 7-on-7 Passing Tournament … The 209′s summer 7-on-7 season is winding down, with Downey-Modesto beating Los Banos 20-12 in the championship game. Downey  beat Beyer and Los Banos topped Ceres in the semifinals of Saturday’s 16-team tournament. Black Hat Football selected receivers Calvin Grover of Downey and […]

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Modesto 7-on-7 Football Tourney Tape #2: East Union-Manteca tops crosstown rival Sierra in a game with extra meaning

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Modesto 7-on-7 Football Tourney Tape #2: East Union-Manteca tops crosstown rival Sierra in a game with extra meaning

We got tape #2 from Saturday’s Modesto JC 7-on-7 Passing Tournament … The 209′s summer 7-on-7 season is winding down with Downey-Modesto beating Los Banos 20-12 in the championship game. Downey beat Beyer and Los Banos topped Ceres in the semifinals of Saturday’s 16-team tournament. Black Hat Football selected receivers Calvin Grover of Downey and […]

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Modesto JC 7×7: Downey-Modesto beats Los Banos for title, WRs Calvin Grover & David Walker are Black Hat Football’s MVPs

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Modesto JC 7×7: Downey-Modesto beats Los Banos for title, WRs Calvin Grover & David Walker are Black Hat Football’s MVPs

The 209′s summer 7-on-7 season is winding down, with Downey-Modesto beating Los Banos 20-12 in the championship game of the Modesto JC Passing Tournament. Downey beat Beyer and Los Banos topped Ceres in the semifinals of Saturday’s 16-team tournament. Black Hat Football selected receivers Calvin Grover of Downey and David Walker of Los Banos, after […]

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Taco Bell High School Athlete of the Week: The top football players from The 209 will be rewarded each week with tasty gift cards

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Taco Bell High School Athlete of the Week: The top football players from The 209 will be rewarded each week with tasty gift cards

High school football in The 209 and an education, it’s a great combination. Even if football isn’t your ‘meal’ ticket to pay for college, the lessons learned while playing the sport in high school can help position you for success throughout your life Perhaps football requires you to better manage your time, improve your physical fitness […]

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