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    Triad Power Ranking: Oct. 1, 2014

    3.High Point
    We’re using college football as our guide in this week’s Triad Power Ranking, which means that once again High Point is at a distinct disadvantage. The city’s biggest college, High Point University, has yet to build a football program, though if the financial backing were to show up we don’t doubt they could get a team on the field by next season.

    2. Winston-Salem
    Here’s where it gets tricky. Winston-Salem is home to the Triad’s most big-name football program in Wake Forest, but the Demon Deacons are not that good this year, holding down last place in the ACC Atlantic Division with a 2-3 record. The Winston-Salem State Rams are solid, good enough to rank second in the CIAA at 3-1. The Deacs have No. 1-ranked Florida State this weekend, while the Rams face Chowan.

    1. Greensboro
    The Gate City scrambles to First Place this week because of the NC A&T University Aggies, who stand atop the MEAC at 4-1 after a three-win streak in September. Guilford College also has a football team, the Fighting Quakers, who three weeks into their ODAC season are undefeated. Greensboro College is in second place in the USA South with a record of 1-2. The Aggies play South Carolina at home on Sunday, while the Fighting Quakers take on Washington and Lee University at home. Greensboro College is at Huntingdon.

    Brian Clarey
    Publisher. Executive editor. Head paperboy.

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