Scott Howard

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

Maignan Does it all but Gophers Need More

1 month ago Andrew Luberda 0
See Josh run. See Josh throw. See Josh catch. See Josh tackle. Those in attendance last Friday night at Florence High School did see Gophers’ junior Josh Maignan do all the above and more, but it wasn’t enough for a victory in the home opener, as visiting Snowflake defeated Florence, 34 – 14. The 5-foot-10, Read More

Younger Gophers are up to the Task as Season Begins

2 months ago Caela Fox 0
    Coming off an 8-3 season a year ago, the Florence football team is looking to its younger guys to step up in their first game of the season against the Page Sand Devils. One of the biggest positions that needed to be filled is the quarterback spot after Jared Wood, a three-year varsity 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

Florence Playoff Win is Twice as Nice

11 months ago Andrew Luberda 0
Last Saturday’s first-round 3A State Championship playoff game between No. 6-seed Florence and No. 11 Blue Ridge was not the first meeting between the teams this season but the result was the same. The Gophers, who defeated the Yellow Jackets 41 – 16 on Sept. 15, advanced to the state quarterfinals following a 40 – Read More