Dave Jefferies

Return of Jefferies, Loving gives Benjamin Franklin Familiar Look in Win

7 days ago Caela Fox 0
The inside track to the 3A Central Region automatic playoff berth was on the line last Friday night at Benjamin Franklin High School, where the Chargers hosted the Florence Gophers. The return of a couple injured Chargers made things look familiar again in a 49 – 12 victory. “It looked like the offense I know Read More

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

2 weeks 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

3 weeks 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

1 month 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

Home Away from Home: Benjamin Franklin Wins Big in Season Opener

2 months ago Andrew Luberda 1
The Benjamin Franklin football team opened its season with a “home” game at the Round Valley Dome, where it handily defeated visiting Ganado on Saturday afternoon, 63 – 6.  The game was the first of two between the teams that will be played at the dome in consecutive years. Ganado will serve as the home team Read More

The County Line

3 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