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New Jersey high school coaching legend nets 700th career victory

John Valone is a legend in South Jersey. The basketball coach, who spent 35 years at Cherry Hill East, added another notch to his impressive resume Wednesday when he picked up career victory No. 700.
Holy Cross Prep rolled to a 76-37 road victory over Cinnaminson as Valore reached the milestone. Valore is currently in his second year at the Delran-based school, is now 700-433 after winning 548 games at Cherry Hill East (where the court is named after him), one season at Cumberland and five seasons at Camden, where he captured four South Jersey, Group 2 titles (2013-14 to 2017-18)

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North Carolina dad charged for tackling son's foe at HS wrestling match

This would be the extreme case of the overly protective parent.
Barry Lee Jones’ son, who attends Hickory Ridge High School in North Carolina, was in a wrestling match against a foe from Southeast Guilford over the weekend
Jones’ son was taken down with a move the referee in the bout signaled was illegal. Barry Lee Jones then charged onto the mat and tackled his son’s opponent to the floor.

The student wasn’t injured in the incident, police said.

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USA TODAY High School Sports Awards: Los Angeles girls golf nominees

The USA TODAY High School Sports Awards are coming to Los Angeles.
On May 19, 2020, the top athletes from around the Los Angeles area will be honored at Royce Hall on the UCLA campus.
Here are the 12 nominees for Los Angeles Girls Golfer of the Year.

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Jennifer Cai
School: Sage Hill School (Newport Coast)
Class: 2020
College: Northwestern
Noteworthy: At the state golf championship tournament, Cai shot a 3-over-par 74 to finish in 10th place.
Caroline Canales
School: Calabasas
Class: 2021
College: Uncommitted
Noteworthy: Canales claimed the CIF state championship by shooting a one-under 70 for a one-stroke victory over Sherilyn Villanueva of Troy

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USA TODAY High School Sports Awards: Dallas football finalists — offense

The USA TODAY High School Sports Awards are coming to Dallas.
On May 15, 2020, the top athletes from around the Metroplex will be honored at Music Hall at Fair Park.
Here are the 12 finalists for Dallas Football Offensive Player of the Year.

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Nate Anderson, Frisco Reedy (Photo: 247Sports)
Nate Anderson
School: Rick Reedy (Frisco)
Position: Offensive lineman
Class: 2020
College: Oklahoma
Noteworthy: Anderson bills himself as the “#1 OG in the Nation,” and he backs it up on the field with the skillful tactics that he will be employing for the Sooners against Big 12 pass-rushers.
Savion Byrd, Duncavnille (Photo: C

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USA TODAY High School Sports Awards: Dallas football finalists — defense

The USA TODAY High School Sports Awards are coming to Dallas.
On May 15, 2020, the top athletes from around the Metroplex will be honored at Music Hall at Fair Park.
Here are the 10 finalists for Dallas Football Defensive Player of the Year.

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Billy Bowman Jr. (2), Denton, Ryan (Photo: Jeff Woo/Denton Record-Chronicle)
Billy Bowman
School: Ryan (Denton)
Position: Defensive back
Class: 2021
College: Texas
Noteworthy: Bowman (5-foot-10, 175 pounds) is a ball hawk with the instincts to take sure first steps toward the ball, and he can cover plenty of ground with an aggressive gait