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    GAMEDAY!

    High School football week 0 kicks off tonight. Who do you pull for and why?


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    The Clarinda Cardinals. Cuz it's the best town in America.

    I'm turning into a Bondurant-Farrar Bluejay fan too cuz I live there.



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    Re: GAMEDAY!

    Quote Originally Posted by ChrisMWilliams View Post
    The Clarinda Cardinals. Cuz it's the best town in America.

    I'm turning into a Bondurant-Farrar Bluejay fan too cuz I live there.
    When I was in HS at Bondurant, Clarinda beat us by 60. They were bueno.


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    I'm not understanding this week 0 thing.



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    Moravia Mohawks. Its my home town and when i played there they years weren't to good but the past few years things are looking up. Oh ya, and you gotta love some 8 Man football.



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    Re: GAMEDAY!

    Quote Originally Posted by Clark View Post
    I'm not understanding this week 0 thing.
    I think some teams play an extra game at the beginning of the year. Kind of like an exhibition game I guess.

    They call it Week 0 because it doesn't really count for anything from what I have gathered.



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    Creston Panthers! hometown.


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    Hmmm...I'm not a huge "weiner"
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hawkeye11en1 View Post
    When I was in HS at Bondurant, Clarinda beat us by 60. They were bueno.
    We used to play the Academy. They had some athletes but sucked as a team. They talked a lot of trash for being a bunch of criminals.



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    Quote Originally Posted by Clark View Post
    We used to play the Academy. They had some athletes but sucked as a team. They talked a lot of trash for being a bunch of criminals.
    We played them in soccer, it was the largest crowd we played in front of.


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    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneGB View Post
    I think some teams play an extra game at the beginning of the year. Kind of like an exhibition game I guess.

    They call it Week 0 because it doesn't really count for anything from what I have gathered.
    oh ok, that makes sense I guess. I did find it odd that football games were being played before school even started. I don't ever remember that happening.



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    Re: GAMEDAY!

    Week 0 count in the scheduled and counts just like all the other games. Team use this to fit in a game to be able to play all the games that they are allowed and also have a by week during the season. When i played high school we had to use one because one of the teams we were scheduled against school closed down so we scheduled a game against one of their opponents during week zero.



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    Quote Originally Posted by brentblum View Post
    Waukee Warriors. Home of Cyclones Jake Knott, Walker Woods... CF posters Delt4Cy, ALarson, vmbplayer and numerous other distinguished alumni. Coach Scott Carlson is a good dude and a hell of a history teacher. Warrior pride.
    Living a stones throw from the HS and stadium, I have seen my support for them grow as I don't have any allegiance to any of the DM school. It might be that most of their HS students know how to properly cross the street next to the HS. I am looking at you Valley kids.



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    Dowling (Coach there) Graduated from A-P and my brother is the coach there and another plays so I obviously try to stay connected. I live in Ankeny and know a ton of kids here so I like to see them do well except when they play us.
    Also like to see Ames, Waverly, Williamsburg, Prairie City Monroe, and Knoxville do well because of close ties to their coaching staff.
    Dike-New Hartford and Iowa Falls can rot in ****. Kidding. (sort of). Yes, 15 years after HS and I can't get over the rivalries.
    CyBeliever is right about week 0- In the west side of the state, the schools that have a week 0 game are the ones that have Ankeny Centennial on the schedule next year. Schedule works on a 2 year rotation.


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    Ankeny, played for them the past two years and Coach Pezzetti was the best coach to play for. I am glad I didn't go anywhere else for high school because I wouldn't have played for him and his staff.

    Beating SE Polk twice last year was pretty awesome, btw.



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