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O’Fallon kicker hits 60-yard field goal

Article first appeared in stltoday.com   Belleville East made it a banner day for the Belleville schools with a 16-13 win at O’Fallon in a Southwestern Conference game Saturday afternoon. But O’Fallon junior kicker Tucker McCann made his way into the record...
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Who is the best kicker in OSU history?

Article first posted tulsaworld.com This fall, you get the chance to crown the kings of Oklahoma State football. Each Monday, we’ll announce five candidates for the best defensive player in Cowboys history. You have until 1 p.m. Friday to vote for your favorites. Each Sunda...
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Fletcher: Kickers to blame for boom

Article first appeared in shreveporttimes.com   The mysterious BOOM heard “’round (our corner of) the world,” has been solved. In a quirky coincidence, standout high school kickers Jhesus Vargas of North Caddo, Captain Shreve’s Chad Usry, North...
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Young kicker makes youth football history

Article first appeared in hometownlife.com There’s a young kicker in Royal Oak who made history this year with the Chargers youth football program. Max Ardwin, an eighth-grader at Royal Oak Middle School, impressed coaches and fans alike with his ability to take conversion...
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A night of redemption for Lenape kicker Jones

Article first appeared on nj.com MEDFORD — It was a night of redemption for Lenape punter-placekicker Jarry Jones Friday night. Jones, who was a yard away from being the goat a week earlier against Allentown, pinned Cherokee deep with multiple out-of-the-end zone kickoffs...
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Kicker Robledo sets state record for field goals

Article first posted by y Eric Sondheimer at latimes.com The state record for most field goals in a career now belongs to Kevin Robledo of Westlake. He made three field goals on Friday night against Newbury Park, giving him 40 in his career and moving him past Jake Van Ginkel of...
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Packers’ kickers have faced brutal conditions

Article first posted on jsonline.com Green Bay — Green Bay has never sent a punter to the Pro Bowl. Just two kickers have ever been selected: Chris Jacke in 1993 and Chester Marcol in 1972 and ’74. But neither kicker Ryan Longwell nor punters Craig Hentrich, Josh Bidwell,...
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Goode to face guy whose job he took in 2008

Article first posted by Bob McGinn jsonline.com   Green Bay — As it turned out, the Green Bay Packers couldn’t have gone wrong with any of the three long snappers on their roster within the span of one month in 2008. Thomas Gafford, who was signed that March and...
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Lancaster’s Sharp Just Might Earn a Scholarship

When Lancaster’s Dylan Sharp was in fifth grade, his uncle, Lenny Conrad, suggested he try being a long snapper and taught him how to do it. Sharp wasn’t too keen to the idea at first. He even had trouble doing it because he was so young, but he continued to work at it and...
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Michigan long snapper attends camp to be recruited

The specialists are the first players out on the field prior to Michigan football games, about an hour before the team runs out and touches the banner. If you arrive early, you watch kicker Matt Wile and punter Will Hagerup intently, to see if they look ready to make the plays...
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