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High school football by the numbers for Week 8

With just two weeks left in the public school regular season, several tight races have developed for league titles, including those in Anne Arundel County, Carroll County, Baltimore City Division I and Baltimore County 2A-1A.

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North Harford's Cole Dickerson tied the state record with 56 carries two weeks ago

North Harford running back Cole Dickerson was sidelined by an injury for Friday’s game at Bel Air, but his stats won't suffer because he did the work of two backs the previous week.

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Recharged young Mervo football squad could clinch City Division I title Friday

This fall, Mervo’s football team was supposed to be rebuilding, but after an up-and-down start, the Mustangs are just a win away from Baltimore City’s Division I championship.

After Friday’s 37-0 win over Patterson, the Mustangs (6-2) are 5-1 in the division with four teams trailing them by a game and two weeks left in the season.

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Boys' Latin names Charles Franklin its new golf coach

Boys’ Latin announced today that Charles Franklin is its new varsity golf coach.

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After 100th win, Boys' Latin football coach Ritchie Schell worried about the next one

The Gatorade shower felt good and the framed jersey was a nice touch, but Boys' Latin football coach Ritchie Schell already was half-worried Sunday about what his 100th career win at the school would mean for the Lakers' chances at No. 101.

"Every time I've gotten a little accolade," he said the day after a 28-6 win over Severn, "we haven't always played well."

Never mind Friday's game against St.

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