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Amherst Tigers (4-4) Coach: Jason Beckman, eighth season. Home field: Dimp Wagner Alumni. Program founded: 1932. Outlook: Making the playoffs is the goal for the Tigers, Beckman said. While it will be difficult to replace graduated quarterback Ja’Kaye Womack and running back D’Shawn Barefield, the team’s depth was bolstered by the addition of St. Joe's transfers …

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Before Aaron Chase is through playing football for Starpoint, coach Al Cavagnaro expects he will have shattered every one of the Spartans’ passing records. Already the career leader in passing yards and touchdowns, the fourth-year starting quarterback pocketed another record in Friday night’s season opener, gouging Grand Island for 419 yards to break the single-game mark …

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Who’s who: The 16-team class consists of two divisions. Class A North includes the Grand Island Vikings, Kenmore East Bulldogs, Kenmore West Blue Devils, North Tonawanda Lumberjacks, Starpoint Spartans, Sweet Home Panthers, Williamsville East Flames and Williamsville South Billies. Class A South features the Amherst Tigers, Hamburg Bulldogs, Iroquois Chiefs, Lake Shore Eag…