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2015 Football: Rams searching for identity heading into 2015 season

Strasburg head coach Mark Roller talks to his players in a game against Clarke County last season. Rich Cooley/Daily file

August 28, 2015

STRASBURG – Members of Strasburg High School’s football program have heard the question. What will the Rams look like in 2015 after the graduation of eight seniors from last year’s playoff team, many of whom played key roles in the program over the last couple of seasons?

2015 Football: Roy brings veteran presence to youthful Hawks

Skyline's Jay Roy catches the ball during a practice. Rich Cooley/Daily

August 28, 2015

FRONT ROYAL – When asked about the state of Skyline High School’s football team early in fall camp, senior Jay Roy glanced over his shoulder at a group of teammates circled up for a post-practice stretch on the school’s practice field and sighed.

2015 Football: Success not simple for Eagles

Clarke County quarterback Jordan Turner rifles a pass during a recent practice. Rich Cooley/Daily

August 28, 2015

BERRYVILLE — One might think that to coach football at Clarke County High School football, one roster is substituted for the next and it just keeps rolling.

2015 Football: Brewer more comfortable in role this season

Virginia Tech quarterback Michael Brewer looks down the field during a game last season. The Hokies host Ohio State on Sept. 7. Courtesy photo/Virginia Tech Athletics Communications

August 28, 2015

BLACKSBURG — Michael Brewer is comfortable with the Virginia Tech offense and the Hokies senior quarterback, who transferred from Texas Tech University last year, said this preseason feels much different than last season’s did.