Boys Football

Overland makes its 2015 debut with new starter Ray Rountree, center, at quarterback. The Trailblazers take on Smoky Hill with the Wagon Wheel trophy at stake in a Zero Week contest at 7 p.m.  on Aug. 28, 2015, at Stutler Bowl. (Photo by Courtney Oakes/Aurora Sentinel)

AURORA | Hopefully none of Seth Replogle’s Overland football players will be wearing the wrong size pants during Friday’s Zero Week contest vs. Smoky Hill. That’s the type of thing that’s keeping the Trailblazers’ coach up at night these days, as he addresses all the details of getting his team ready to play before most other […]

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Regis Jesuit senior defensive lineman Ace Escobedo (50), who recorded five sacks in the 2014 season, has verbally committed to Penn. (Photo by Courtney Oakes/Aurora Sentinel)

AURORA | Ace Escobedo didn’t need much convincing that Penn was the place he wanted to go to school and play football, but he took another trip anyways. The Regis Jesuit senior standout defensive lineman announced his verbal commitment to the Quakers via social media on Saturday, just a few weeks prior to the Raiders’ […]

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Senior DeAndre Shorts and Grandview come into the 2015 season ranked No. 4 in the preseason Associated Press Class 5A football poll. (Photo by Courtney Oakes/Aurora Sentinel)

Here is The Associated Press preseason Class 5A high school football poll for 2015. The poll includes first-place votes in parentheses, season record, total points and last week’s ranking, as voted upon by a statewide panel of sports writers, including Courtney Oakes of the Aurora Sentinel

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New Aurora Central head football coach Travis Peeples addresses players during summer workouts on July 20, 2015, at Aurora Central High School. Peeples served as offensive coordinator for a Greeley West team that went 8-3 last season. (Photo by Gabriel Christus/Aurora Sentinel)

Travis Peeples still lives in Windsor, so the new Aurora Central High School head football coach has a lot of time to think while he’s in the car on the commute to Aurora. Oftentimes he calls family or friends back in his native Florida to chat, but his mind also wanders to the possibilities of […]

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