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Prep Football Preview

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by Dignan11, Aug 4, 2006.

  1. Dignan11

    Dignan11 Member

    Another year, another opportunity to try to come up with an original prep football preview idea. Does anybody have the link to last year's discussion? Also, is it more difficult to use a theme when the preview is stretched out over a two-week period?
     
  2. 2muchcoffeeman

    2muchcoffeeman Active Member

    Two weeks?

    You don't do a tab?
     
  3. Dignan11

    Dignan11 Member

    We don't do a tab, which makes it a little more difficult in my opinion. Still, we make note of the different pieces of the preview in each part of the series. It's difficult not to be generic, though.
     
  4. HoopsMcCann

    HoopsMcCann Active Member

    i've always been a fan of the football theme, but that's just me
     
  5. JayFarrar

    JayFarrar Well-Known Member

    I'd mainstream it, work in as many minority people as possible. Be sure to include their photos.
    Make sure you send in those issues for the All-American contest.
    Seriously...
    I'm assuming that you have more than just a handful of schools in your coverage area. So I'd do a preseason top 10 and countdown from it or pick the best player at each position and write a feature and then do capsules or a list of other top players at that position.
    Coach with the most career wins is another easy option. And also do something on all the coaches with a 700 winning percentage or better.
    I wouldn't do a theme, but that's just me.
     
  6. Hank_Scorpio

    Hank_Scorpio Active Member

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