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About hocosportsblog

I cover high school and college sports in the Howard County area for The Fayette Advertiser and the Democrat-Leader. All views and opinions expressed on this blog are my own and do not necessarily reflect the views of The Fayette Advertiser or The Democrat Leader.

Saying good-bye is a tough thing to do

I was afraid this day might eventually come, and sure enough, here we are, my last story as sports editor with the Fayette Advertiser and Democrat Leader. Friday was my last day working here in Fayette, and fittingly, Fayette’s high … Continue reading

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A panoramic view from the sidelines

I was cleaning out photos in my cell phone a few months ago, and I realized I had several panoramic photos saved on my phone. For the most part, those photos are of gyms, fields and parks in the area. … Continue reading

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Fayette hires Roger VanDeZande as new high school football coach

The following story will appear in Wednesday’s Fayette Advertiser, but for you loyal readers, I’ll give you a one-day head-start on the subscribers. * * * * * * * * VanDeZande named Fayette football coach Harrisburg assistant spent five … Continue reading

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Class 1 District 10 basketball All-District team

The Class 1 District 10 All-District basketball teams were announced earlier today. Of the 20 spots (10 boys and 10 girls), Glasgow and Higbee occupied eight of them. This wraps up the All-Conference and MBCA All-District lists. Don’t worry, though. … Continue reading

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2015-16 Class 2 District 7 basketball All-District team

All right, now that we have All-Conference basketball taken care of, it’s time to get the show on the road for All-District. First up is Class 2 District 7, which is one team of 10 players for each gender. I … Continue reading

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Cooper County Activities Association releases 2015-16 All-Conference basketball team

And now we are to the CCAA. It was a really good season for the girls in the conference, with two teams climbing into the top 5 in the state rankings at one point. It’s also worth noting that Jamestown … Continue reading

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Central Activities Conference announces 2015-16 All-Conferene basketball team

I received this list on Monday morning, but it’s been a busy couple of days. There are lots of New Franklin and Glasgow names on this list, and this might be the first time I’ve seen a team in this … Continue reading

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