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Daily News Top 20 Football Rankings and Week Two Schedule

1. Chaminade, 2-0 Last Week: 1, def. Mountain Pointe 39-25 Big boy football with St. John Bosco Friday. 2. Calabasas, 2-0 Last Week: 2, def. Salesian 45-14 Bye week for Coyotes after easy win 3. Valencia, 1-0

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    MISSION VIEJO >> Chaminade’s formula for winning this season has been pretty clear. Be physical and lean on its offensive line. At Mission Viejo Thursday, the recipe worked again in the Eagles 35-22 win over Mountain Pointe (Arizona) in the Under Armour Brothers in Arms Classic. Andrew Van Buren ran for four touchdowns and 137 yards thanks to his line slowly wearing down Arizona’s No. 2 ranked team. “We’re trying to make a statement,”...

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    Daily News Week 1 Football Previews and Predictions

    Notre Dame (1-0) at Birmingham (0-1), 7:30 p.m.: Notre Dame had little trouble in Week Zero winning 41-22 thanks to four total touchdowns from senior quarterback Noah Taylor. Taylor ran for 152 yards and three scores while Christian Grubb added 106 more. Birmingham, however, is coming in sore after a late turnover led to Harvard-Westlake beating the Patriots in the final seconds. On a bright side, Birmingham looks much improved from last year and this game could be more...

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    Chaminade football ready for Thursday night game with Mountain Pointe.

    Chaminade’s season-opening football win over Oaks Christian was an impressive start but now the Eagles’ schedule gets the boost they’ve anticipated. The Eagles will face Mountain Pointe of Arizona at 8 p.m. Thursday in the Brothers in Arms Classic at Mission Viejo. Then next week, they have a date with defending Open Division state champion St. John Bosco at El Camino College. “If you’re going to play in Division 1, you have to get used to (this...

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    Hart quarterback JT Shrout ready to step up after waiting his turn

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    Daily News Top 20 1. Chaminade, 1-0 (Last Week: 4) Impressive start with commanding win over Oaks Christian 2. Calabasas, 1-0 (Last Week: 1) Great first half against Dorsey is a sign of things to come 3. Valencia, 0-0 (Last Week: 3) Season begins Friday at Palmdale 4. Paraclete, 1-0 (Last Week: 5) Brevin White (6 TD’s), Melquan Stovall (212 rec yards) put on show in season opener 5. Newbury Park, 1-0 (Last Week: 6) Give Ruben...

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    SoCal Prep Boys Athlete of the Week: Andrew Van Buren, Chaminade

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    Paraclete football has record-setting start in season opening win

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    VIDEO: Cameron Jones scores game-winning TD for Harvard-Westlake

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    Cameron Rising returns to form in Newbury Park’s season-opening football win

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