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Quick guide to No. 4 Deer Creek at No. 7 Shawnee

by Jacob Unruh Modified: September 13, 2013 at 7:25 pm •  Published: September 13, 2013

When: 7 p.m., Friday

Where: Jim Thorpe Stadium

Radio: KTOK-AM 1000

Last week: Deer Creek 35, Piedmont 3; Shawnee 14, McGuinness 7

Players to watch: Deer Creek — Alec James and Marcus Coleman, LBs. With the play of Shawnee quarterback John Jacobs last week, the Antlers have to get strong play from the linebackers against the dual-threat star.

Shawnee — John Jacobs, QB. He might be the player to watch here until someone proves able to stop him. He scored both TDs in the win against McGuinness last week.

Storylines: Deer Creek — The Antlers weren’t really tested last week so it still remains a mystery how good the new look team really is. Shawnee is a good early test.

Shawnee — Are the Wolves back? Last week’s win against powerful McGuinness turned heads. Can they keep it up against a team many expect to be a top-five contender?

The pick: Shawnee 27, Deer Creek 24

by Jacob Unruh
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Jacob Unruh is a graduate of Northeastern State University. He was born in Cherokee and raised near Vera where he attended Caney Valley High School.During his tenure at NSU, Unruh wrote for The Northeastern (NSU's student newspaper), the...
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