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CP Coaching Series: Pass Pro 101 – The seven deadly sins

This is the first installment of a series of in-depth football specific coaching articles by our coaching correspondent Perry Owens.  There are three things that can bring the most potent of offenses to a screeching halt.  The first two are obvious being penalties and turnovers.  The last one is not often spoken about but it … …

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2016 Catawba College Football Coaching Clinic

The 2016 Catawba College Football Coaching Clinic will take place on April 1st and 2nd at the Hayes Field House adjacent to Shuford Stadium on the Catawba College campus in Salisbury. The clinic is always among the top destinations each year for high school coaches looking to improve on their coaching skills while working with … …

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Black History Month Spotlight: Dr. Ezekiel Ezra Smith

Have you ever heard of Dr. Ezekiel Ezra Smith?  Unless you are from Duplin or Cumberland County, or if you have attended Shaw University, you are probably not familiar with this name.  But that’s okay since I’m more than willing to share with you a small narrative of his life. Dr. Smith was born on … …

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May 17, 1954: The day the winds of change began

May 17th is a special day for the West household.  You see, my wife of 20 years was born on May 17th.  Every year, we celebrate her birthday in some form or fashion.  We might go out to eat, and my wife will open some birthday presents.  The weather is usually warm and pleasant, and … …

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9th Annual Pinecrest Coaches Clinic – This Saturday

If you’re a football coach in the Carolinas looking to expand your football knowledge base, all while learning methods and techniques from fellow coaches, look no further than the 9th Annual Pinecrest Football Coaches Clinic sponsored by the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. This completely free clinic offered by Pinecrest head football coach Chris Metzger has … …

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