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High Schools

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    Darby Maggard had 34 points and 12 assists and Katherine Smith had 16 points and 10 rebounds in Canterbury’s 78-65 girls basketball win over Snider at the Panthers’ Kilmer Classic on Saturday.
  • Luers’ bid for state ends on late kick
    Top-ranked Andrean beat No. 3 Bishop Luers 17-15 Saturday in a 3A semistate at Luersfield as the reigning state champion 59ers earned a trip to the Class 3A state finals.
  • Snider gets sliced up
    A Snider team that had gotten to the Class 5A semistate by forcing its opponents into untimely mistakes was eliminated Friday largely thanks to its own errors.
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Jaylon Smith named finalist for Butkus Award

Bishop Luers senior Jaylon Smith has been named one of five finalists for the 2013 Butkus Award as the top high school linebacker in the country.

Finalists were selected by a panel of 51 coaches, scouts and journalists supervised by Hub Arkush of Pro Football Weekly.

Winners will be announced the first week in December.

The other finalists are:

Reuben Foster, Auburn, Ala.; Trey Johnson, Central Gwinnett, Lawrenceville, Ga.; Peter Kalambayi, Butler, Matthews, N.C.; and Isaac Savaiinaea, Punahou, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Smith, a Notre Dame recruit, joins the Irish family with ND senior Manti Te’o listed as one of five finalists for the collegiate Butkus Award.

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