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Chargers Start Fast, Patriots Finish Late in 3A Central Clash

2 months ago Andrew Luberda 0
Finish. It’s a word almost every coach, regardless of sport, preaches to his or her team. On its Homecoming last Friday night against rival Benjamin Franklin, American Leadership Academy – Queen Creek erased a 14 – 6 third-quarter deficit, scoring 27 unanswered points in the fourth quarter to defeat the undermanned Chargers, 33 – 14. Read More

Benjamin Franklin Hands Coolidge First Loss on Homecoming

2 months ago Caela Fox 0
Homecoming was a big night for the Benjamin Franklin Chargers football team, which beat the previously undefeated Coolidge Bears, on Friday, Sept. 14, 21 – 13. “It’s great to get a region win because that helps, (considering) the region winners (get) the automatic bids,” Chargers’ head coach Dave Jefferies said afterwards. “Any time we can Read More

Short-handed Benjamin Franklin’s Comeback Bid Denied

3 months ago Caela Fox 0
The Benjamin Franklin football team had a bit of a slow start last Friday night against the visiting Northwest Christian Crusaders, but a late push in the second half gave the Chargers a chance, however it wasn’t enough to claim the victory. The Chargers fell to the Crusaders, 21 – 13. With five starters out Read More

The Complete 2018 Bucket List

4 months ago Andrew Luberda 0
A process that started in the spring is finally complete. My Bucket List includes players, in no particular order, that may or may not make other’s rankings or lists. Simply, they are players I want to see in person before the end of the upcoming season. I suggest you be on the lookout for these Read More

The County Line

4 months ago Andrew Luberda 0
Welcome back to The County Line, my blog on news and notes surrounding the athletic programs we cover at CountyLinePreps.com. I started visiting some football teams earlier this week, including Queen Creek, which held its first practice on Monday. On Tuesday, Chilly, of ArizonaVarsity.com, agreed to take #TheSideLineVlog on a mini CLP tour. We visited Read More

An 11th game All That Matters to Benjamin Franklin as Spring Ends

6 months ago Andrew Luberda 0
I’m going on record right now to say the Chargers are my pick to win the 3A State Championship.- The County Line (Apr. 26, 2018) Not everybody was thrilled with my 2018 3A football title prediction, least of whom might have been Chargers head coach Dave Jefferies. “Thanks a lot for the bold prediction ,” Read More