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Football season approaching

Our partner website, has completed its Five Players To Watch series and is now counting down the Gaughan Auto Store Super Six Power Rankings, the top six Big School and Small School teams in the combined Lackawanna Football Conference and Wyoming Valley Conference.

So far, four of the dozen teams have been revealed.

Wallenpaupack is fifth and Dallas sixth among Big Schools – teams in Class 6A, 5A and 4A.

Lakeland and Dunmore are fifth and sixth among Small Schools – teams in Class 3A, 2A and A.

More teams will be revealed daily at

The last of the Mattioli Law Firm Five Players To Watch series concluded with:

Special teams:


Defensive backs:

For each position group, five players are listed, along with one “Sleeper” and five others to watch.

Again, players from the LFC and WVC are eligible.

The listings that were revealed earlier:


Running backs:


Wide receivers:

Tight ends:

Offensive “athletes”:

Offensive linemen:

Defensive linemen:


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