Ed’s Scanning the Scene

Scanning The High School Football Scene: Week 9
The second season begins this week with the first round of the State playoffs. 25 Shore area teams have qualified for a run at 23 State Championships to be given out over the weekend of Dec. 2-4. All six 2015 champs are back to defend their titles
Scanning The High School Football Scene: Week 8
The second season begins this week with the first round of the State playoffs. 25 Shore area teams have qualified for a run at 23 State Championships to be given out over the weekend of Dec. 2-4. All six 2015 champs are back to defend their titles
Scanning The High School Football Scene: Week 7
We must start this week's blog with the statement win by Toms River North over Middletown South.  The final was 41-21, but this one was over in the first quarter, as Mike Husni and Bryce Watts put on a pitch and catch display that was too much for the previous #1 Eagles...
Scanning The High School Football Scene: Week 5
Going into week 6 we have 9 unbeaten teams left in the Shore. Let's take a closer look at each to see who has the best chance to stay that way before the week 9 cutoff date (Nov. 4-5) for the State playoffs:Middletown South (5-0): By far the toughest and most challenging schedule of all 9 teams…
Scanning The High School Football Scene: Week 4
With Athletic Directors waiting until the last minute to make the call on whether to play or postpone because of the heavy winds and drenching rain up and down the coast, all schools scheduled to play, did play, with some interesting results.
Scanning The High School Football Scene: Week 3
Working within Shore Conference Football for 48 years in multiple facets, both on the field and in the broadcast field, I'm not sure I have ever seen an offensive display by 2 teams, in one game, that I witnessed on Saturday night at Toms River North with 806 yards and 14 TDs combined by North …
Scanning The High School Football Scene: Week 2
Week 2 saw one major upset, as Brick upended defending State Champs Jackson 29-6. The victory sets up a classic matchup this Saturday night, as the Dragons travel to TR North, to take on another defending State Champ. Of course these 2 both play in the A-South and therefore the game has huge implica…

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