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By the Numbers: Texas cheerleader sets record for consecutive backward springs


2:08 PM, Oct. 10, 2012 EDT

Every week throughout the high school football season we'll take a numerical look back at the week that was.

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Consecutive backward springs completed by cheerleader Miranda Ferguson of the Hockaday School (Dallas), a new Guinness World Record. Warning: The video evidence may cause dizziness.

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Catches by West Linn (Ore.) senior Jarrod Howard in a 56-49 loss to Clackamas (Ore.), including four touchdowns. Howard finished with 283 yards receiving. 

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Yards per catch on seven catches for Andover (Mass.) senior Andrew Deloury, who had 226 yards receiving on Friday.

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Distance, in yards, of the game-winning field goal kicked by Ocen Springs (Miss.) kicker Logan Tassin in a 35-34 win over Biloxi (Miss.) on Friday. Tassin missed a 26-yarder late in last week's eventual double-overtime loss.

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Carries by Danville (Ind.) running back Autry Pickens, who had 233 yards and all three of his team's touchdowns in a 21-20 win over Lebanon (Ind.).

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Interceptions by Chesapeake-Anne Arundel (Md.) in a 41-18 win over Glen Burnie (Md.).

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Seasons that Jeff White has worked as a football official. Based in Pennsylvania, White is concerned about the lack of young officials in the high school ranks.

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Consecutive games that Shelby (N.C.) has defeated or tied Chase (N.C.). The Golden Lions' 49-7 win Friday improved them to 45-0-1 against Chase since the two teams first met in 1959.

 

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