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For seven years, Eric Jantzi sat back and watched as some of his students walked the halls in game-day jerseys on Fridays in the fall. When the final bell rang, he was out the door traveling down to the Southtowns to coach instead of gearing up for a game on North Tonawanda’s George J. Vetter Stadium. He never got to coach Jordan Holmes, Jake Ferry or Austin Tober at NT…

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Eric Jantzi is officially back coaching at the school where he experienced his greatest success as the leader of a football program. On Wednesday night, the North Tonawanda School Board voted unanimously to approve the appointment of Jantzi and four of his longtime assistants to fill the openings of varsity coach as well as junior varsity. Jantzi guided North Tonawan…

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There's a chance a blast from the past will be taking over the North Tonawanda football program. Eric Jantzi is one of the two finalists for the Lumberjacks' head coaching position, according to NT Superintendent of Schools Greg Woytila. Jantzi, who teaches in the district, served as North Tonawanda coach back when the program won the New York State Public High Schoo…