Dave Sharpe seems to be emulating his legendary father in many ways, and doesn't mind admitting it, from the career path he's following, to embracing the inherent value of a career in education, to the dedication he's pouring into his efforts, right on down to the X's and O's of his football teams.

"Oh, wow, everything," Sharpe said this week when asked in what ways he's influenced by dad Bill Sharpe, the ex-Jimtown High School head coach. "When I'm coaching, I can hear his voice in my head from when I was playing for him. And I hear the athletic director and teacher.

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