Oilers, Eagles enter league play

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The Richmond Oilers (0-5) and Kennedy Eagles (1-4) didn’t have much to root for during the first half of the season. But with league play beginning Friday night, both teams hope coin tosses start going their way. Eagles head coach Mack Carminer said it’s been weird preparing for the second half of the season because…

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One son on each team, a family united

Friday night’s 42-0 Salesian victory over Kennedy was an intense game for many supporters in the stands as they rose and fell in waves while the Eagles and Pride fought on the field. But one man never took his seat in the Kennedy grandstand throughout the two-hour game. Mitchell Jamerson paced the stands, his eyes…

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Piedmont defeats Kennedy, keeping Eagles from playoffs

The Piedmont Highlanders defeated the Kennedy Eagles 37-31 in a tough, physical, closely fought game Thursday. The Eagles’ playoff hopes ended on a cold night on the manicured fields of Piedmont High School.

The game started well for Kennedy with two quick running touchdowns. The 14-0 lead lasted until the Highlanders struck back in the waning minutes of the first quarter. But the Highlander passing game, led by quarterback Eric Huppert, was nearly flawless, and Piedmont piled on the points. Two quick scores near the end of the first half ran the Highlander lead to 27-14.

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Saint Mary’s pulls through, defeats Kennedy

The Kennedy High Eagles played hard Saturday, but couldn’t put up the defense needed to keep the Saint Mary’s College High School Panthers down. The Eagles stayed ahead of the Panthers for all but the last two minutes of the game, when a turnover led to the Panthers’ game-winning touchdown. “We didn’t have the defense,…

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