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Best Football Game Program: Jamestown
Best Uniform: Depew
Booster Club Presidents of the Week: Kim and Mark Utech, Williamsville South
Top Band: Orchard Park
Top Chain Gang: West Seneca East
Top Cheerleaders: Randolph
Mark Rubin, who was an All-WNY and NYS Player at Amherst from 2000-2007 and who played Safety at Penn State also was an  outstanding swimmer. In fact, Mark defeated 23 Olympic medal winner, Michael Phelps as a youth.
Unsung Player of the Week: Anthony Paretto, Niagara Falls
Jamestown staff ranked for the best dressed Red Raider coach as well as Richie Joly, Tom Langworthy, Ryan Calkins, John O'Brien, Dave Munella. Let's see who will be number one next week.
Top Streaks: Orchard Park 15, Chautauqua Lake 11
Top Football Programs 2007-2011:
Southwestern 65-7
Sweet Home 65-5
Orchard Park 65-5
Maple Grove 55-8
North Tonawanda 48-11
WNY All-State Football Players 2004-2011:
2004: 47
2005: 50
2006: 47
2007: 48
2008: 48
2009: 73
2010: 97
2011: 97
Surprise Teams: West Seneca West, Westfield, Iroquois, Chautauqua Lake
Best Clock Operator: Dave Delasanti, Williamsville
Alex Price, Kenmore West RB, rushed for 96 yards averaging 6.4 yards per carry in the Blue Devils loss to Jamestown. The junior rushed for 114 yards and a touchdown in the win over Hutch-Tech.
Alumni Focus: JC Tretter, former All-WNY player from Akron is starting left tackle for Cornell. The 6'4, 250lb former tiger is one of the best lineman in the Ivy League. 
Manny Sadek, East Aurora senior lineman, possesses a 94 GPA. 
Tackling Machines: Ryan Johnson, West Seneca East, Alex Dietsch, Clarence.
Top Sophomore: Chandler Baker, Chautauqua Lake
Top Junior: Nick Vallone, St. Mary's
Top Senior: Austin Goltz, Orchard Park
Southwestern won its 16th consecutive game against rival Falconer.
Austin Reese, Orchard Park All-WNY player enrolled at St. Francis then transferred to Erie Community College. In January, he will attend St. John Fisher and play football in 2013.
Top Rusher: Alex Misterman, St. Francis
Top Passer: Ben Holmes, Orchard Park
Top Wide Receiver: Austin Goltz, Orchard Park
Top Lineman: Mike Senn, Orchard Park
Upset of the Week: Westfield/Brocton win over Southwestern. Maryvale wins over Amherst.
Best Comebacks of the Week: Randolph wins over Silver Creek. Iroquois wins over South Park.
Best Rushing Teams: West Seneca West, Orchard Park
Best Fans: Iroquois
Coaches Best Win Percentage:
Jay Sirianni - 87.2%, 88-14-0
Gene Tundo - 85.2%, 152-26-0
Curt Fischer - 81%, 165-38-0
Dick Diminuco - 76.9%, 233-70-0
John Faller - 71.8%, 181-71-0
Sweet Home has recorded a mark of 67-5-0 from 2007-2012.
Southwestern has recorded the most wins from 2007-2012 with a 67-7 record.
Orchard Park has recorded a 31-4-0 mark from 2009-2012.
Maple Grove has a record of 57-8 from 2007-2012.
Coaching Records:
Dick Diminuco, Alden/Albion, 233-70-0
Pat Slater, Randolph, 204-99-4
John Faller, Sweet Home, 181-71-1
Curt Fischer, Maple Grove, 165-38-0
Gene Tundo, Orchard Park, 151-26-0
Bob Krenzer, Sherman, 183-104-0
K'Shawn Sistrunk, Niagara Falls junior running back who was an ALL-WNY candidate is academically ineligible for Niagara Falls which is a huge loss for the Wolverines. There is no time frame for his return.
Huge Varsity Rosters: Lancaster 56, Canisius 56
Small Varsity Rosters: East Aurora 18, I-Prep 18
Cardinal O'Hara line consists of 3 sophomores and 1 freshman.
Cortland Haines, Jamestown senior lineman, will be out 3 or 4 games as a result of knee surgery. This is a big loss for the Red Raiders since he was ALL-WNY in 2011 and a candidate for awards this season. 
Bad Timing: Bennett missed 12 players for their first 2 games due to academic ineligibility.
10 Ways to Not Play Football in College: Don't study. Don't practice hard. Don't listen. Have an attitude. Be a complainer. Don't be a team player. Don't give 100%. Don't train. Take plays off. Show disrespect to coaches.
Significant Facts:
The first Section IV championship games were held in 1979 at Rich Stadium.
The WNY players have rushed for 1000 yards in a season.
Jamestown has won three state titles and also was a runner up in 1993.
Nine WNY teams have the nickname Panthers.
The Connolly Cup began in 1972
The Buffalo Bills Coach of the Week started in 1997.
The Trench Trophy was established in 2003.
St. Joseph's has the most first team ALL-WNY football with 59.
St. Joseph's has the most WNY academic team members with 36.
Lafayette won the most Harvard cups with 14.
137 WNY alumni have played professional football.
The WNY high school football annual awards banquet started in 1986.
Orchard Park has the most Connolly Cup finalists with 20.
264 WNY quarterbacks have passed for 1000 yards in a season.
375 WNY Alumni are currently playing collegiate football.
44 WNY alumni are currently playing at the division I/II level.
Sweet Home is 2-0 while averaging points per game. 

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