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Check out the revamped high school home page, with all the top stories, photos, video and key links you'll need all season. The Prep Talk blog explains The News' preseason picks and welcomes your comments.


Plan your week

Monday: The Prep Talk blog's Monday Homeroom Quarterback reviews the weekend and asks what result impressed you most.

Tuesday: On the day the football polls come out as part of the Scholastic Spotlight, we explain our ballot in "How The News Voted" at the Prep Talk blog.

Wednesday: Live high school sports chat at 8 p.m. with News Sports Reporter Keith McShea.

Thursday: Vote on (and discuss) the best matchup of the weekend.

All weekend: Get all the scores and game details as we get them. Follow "Friday Night Live" and "Saturday Afternoon Live" at the Prep Talk blog to get live updates and offer your take on games you've seen.



There are episodes of PrepTalkTV on Scrimmage Saturday as well as the first day of practice, and there will be video packages all season long and through the playoffs.


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Stay connected with news and blog posts as well as with fellow fans on Facebook by "liking" The Buffalo News Prep Talk blog page.



* Cover photo by News Staff Photographer James P. McCoy. Art direction by News Assistant Design Editor Vincent J. Chiaramonte.

* Assistant sports editor Dennis Danheiser was the supervising editor for this section. Primary copy editors for this section were Greg Connors, Fletcher Doyle, Milt Northrop and Robert J. Summers.

* League capsules were written by News Sports Reporter Mary Jo Monnin. Team schedules were input by News Sports Clerks Ted Wasko and Taylor Van Ness.