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Rivalry

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Welcome everybody to Friday Football Extra!
And tonight we indeed have something Extra for you.
Besides previewing the state championship semi-finals on tap for Saturday we begin with a look back at today's
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78th meeting between Virginia and Virginia Tech that was won by the Hokies 26 to 9.
Before tonight, the Cavaliers had come into Lane Stadium and left victorious in three of their last FOUR visits.
But the Hokies snapped the home field hex and, in the process, added a touch of class. Steve Mason explains.
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SUPER=50-Tiki Barber/UVa All Time Leading Rusher; :26
SUPER=50-Brandon Semones/Had 7 Tackles; :32
SUPER=50-Jim Druckenmiller/Threw 2 TD's Passes; 1:18
SUPER=52-Virginia Tech/26/Virginia/9; 1:42
SUPER=50-Ronde Barber/UVa Cornerback; 1:58
SUPER=59-Steve1; 2:02
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Big East


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Now don't forget you can find out if the Hokies Orange Bowl hopes are still alive Saturday afternoon by watching the Miami at Syracuse Big East battle right here on Your Hometown Station.
The game kicks off at 3:30. A Miami win likely means Tech is in the Orange, while a Syracuse victory will pit Tech against North Carolina in the Gator Bowl.

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We are now ready to begin the high school football portion of this week's edition of Friday Football Extra.
And we will begin in Division one and work our way to Division six. full screen R.RETREAT/APPALACHIA
In the Division One semi-finals tomorrow, Rural Retreat travels to Bullit Park in Big Stone Gap to battle perennial playoff power, Appalachia.
Earlier this week, I visited with Indians head coach Dean Rhea down in Rural Retreat.
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SUPER=50-Dean Rhea/Rural Retreat Head Coach; :20
SUPER=51-Rural Retreat/1993 State Semi-Finals; :29
SUPER=51-Rural Retreat/Region C Finals vs. Bland Co.; 1:02
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Giles


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In Division Two the Giles Spartans will be out to not only stay full screen Giles/Powell
unbeaten on the season, but to also make it back to the state championship game, and deliver a little payback to the team that kept them from doing just that last season.
Earlier this week, I stopped by Pearisburg and had a little chat with head coach Steve Ragsdale.
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SUPER=51-Pearisburg/Region C Title Game vs. Chilhowie; 1:33
SUPER=51-Big Stone Gap/Last Saturday; 2:11
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OUT Q=...A LOT OF PROBLEMS."
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Board-Bump


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The State semi-final warmup is just getting started, when we come back we';ll find out what Brookville and Salem are up against in their respective games tomorrow.
But first here's a look at the state wide schedule of semi-final matchups. wipe to boards

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here's a look at the state wide schedule of semi-final matchups.
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SUPER=55-Rural Retreat/Sat./Appalachia/1:30/Stonewall Jackson/Sat./Surry

Co./1:30/Northumberland/Sat./Powhatan/1:30;
SUPER=55-Powell Valley/Sat./Giles/1:30;/Harrisonburg/Sat./James

Monroe/1:30/Gate City/Sat./Brookville/1:30;
SUPER=55-Salem/Sat./Grundy/1:30/York/Sat./Sherando/1:30/Brooke Point/Sat./PH

Ashland/1:30;
SUPER=55-James Madison/Sat./Hampton/1:30/Kecoughtan/Sat./Chantilly/1:30/Thomas

Dale/Sat./G.W. Danville/1:30;
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Brookville


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Welcome back folks to Friday Football Extra, as we now head into the Group Two-A ranks and check in on what should be two of the best games of the day on Saturday.
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First, Eleven and 1 Brookville hosts 12 and OH Gate City in a Division 3 state semifinal tomorrow. Travis Wells spent some time in the Beehive this week and has this preview.
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SUPER=50-Mark Lineburg/Brookville Head Coach; :32
SUPER=50-James Lomax/Brookville Tight End; :41
SUPER=58-Travis Wells; :53
SUPER=50-Jeff Woody/Brookville Wide Receiver; 1:38
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Salem


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While Brookville tries to deal with unbeaten Gate City, the Salem Spartans have their own unbeaten to worry about on Saturday afternoon. full screen pinnacle salem/grundy
The Spartans are on the road playing Grundy in a game that is being held at Tazewell High School.
The Golden Wave is 12-and-Oh.
Earlier this week, I sat down with Salem boss Willis White to discuss his latest journey into the not so friendly confines of far SouthWest Virginia.
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SUPER=51-Salem/Region III Title Game vs. S. River; :58
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OUT Q=...FORGET YOUR BIRTHDAY."
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In case you're wondering the Pride of Salem turned 55 on Tuesday. Happy Birthday Willis.

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here's a look at the state wide schedule of semi-final matchups.
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SUPER=55-Rural Retreat/Sat./Appalachia/1:30/Stonewall Jackson/Sat./Surry

Co./1:30/Northumberland/Sat./Powhatan/1:30;
SUPER=55-Powell Valley/Sat./Giles/1:30;/Harrisonburg/Sat./James

Monroe/1:30/Gate City/Sat./Brookville/1:30;
SUPER=55-Salem/Sat./Grundy/1:30/York/Sat./Sherando/1:30/Brooke Point/Sat./PH

Ashland/1:30;
SUPER=55-James Madison/Sat./Hampton/1:30/Kecoughtan/Sat./Chantilly/1:30/Thomas

Dale/Sat./G.W. Danville/1:30;
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Now we still to need to check on the George Washington Eagles and their quest to make it back to the championship game in Division six.
And we'll do just that right after we pay a few bills. take a break

Danville


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It's now time to head into the Triple-A ranks and check on the lone survivor from this area in that classification.
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The Eagles of G.W. Danville are one game away from another trip to the Division Six state championship game.
The only road block is Thomas Dale a team the Eagles beat earlier in the season.
Roy Stanley has more.
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We'll keep an eye on that situation but tomorrow you might want to keep an eye on Thomas Dale's David Brothers.
The Twins play quarterback and defensive back and are only 5 feet 5 inches tall.

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We'll meet this week's Player of the week right after a short break,but first let's take another look at the state-wide schedule of semi-final games set for Saturday. go to scoreboard

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SUPER=55-Rural Retreat/Sat./Appalachia/1:30/Stonewall Jackson/Sat./Surry

Co./1:30/Northumberland/Sat./Powhatan/1:30;
SUPER=55-Powell Valley/Sat./Giles/1:30/Harrisonburg/Sat./James

Monroe/1:30/Gate City/Sat./Brookville/1:30;
SUPER=55-Salem/Sat./Grundy/1:30/York/Sat./Sherando/1:30/Brooke Point/Sat./PH

Ashland/1:30;
SUPER=55-James Madison/Sat./Hampton/1:30/Kecoughtan/Sat./Chantilly/1:30/Thomas

Dale/Sat./G.W. Danville/1:30;
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Player


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We are back and ready to wrap up tonight's show with our Player of the Week segment.
The football program at Salem has been one of the tops in the state year in and year out because they grow 'em young in the city. FULL SCREEN
Brandon Poff, our Player of the Week, comes from a long line of young men who started their football careers way before they reached the high school.
Roy Stanley has more.
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SUPER=50-Billy Miles/Salem Assistant Coach; :08
SUPER=51-Salem/1991 State Semi-Finals; :25
SUPER=50-Brandon Poff/FFE Player of The Week; :37
SUPER=50-Marty Yuhas/Poff's Position Coach; 1:11
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((Poff first caught the eyes of the Spartan coaches when he was in the sixth grade at Andrew Lewis Middle School.)) ((BILLY MILES/SPARTAN ASSISTANT COACH: )) ((The Spartan offense has included many outstanding fullbacks and even though he's smaller the coaches say he reminds them of former fullback Matt Sheffey.)) ((BRANDON POFF/PLAYER OF THE WEEK: )) ((MILES: )) ((The fullbacks primary responsibility in the Spartan offense is to block first and then carry the ball.
Poff and his running mate average less than 40 yards a game but last week Poff rushed for 125 yards 95 of those coming on a trap play designed for the fullbacks.)) ((MARTY YUHAS/POFF'S POSITION COACH: )) ((POFF: )) ((ROY STANDUP: )) ((MILES: )) ((Brandon Poff our player of the week. Roy Stanley news 7 sports.)
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Big East


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Now don't forget you can find out if the Hokies Orange Bowl hopes are still alive Saturday afternoon by watching the Miami at Syracuse Big East battle right here on Your Hometown Station.
The game kicks off at 3:30. A Miami win likely means Tech is in the Orange, while a Syracuse victory will pit Tech against North Carolina in the Gator Bowl.
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That's it for tonight's show, be sure to join us again next week for our state championship preview special. take a break Until then thanks so much for watching, and have a safe weekend everybody.