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At first glance, the Western Basin Toledo Cavaliers AAU basketball team did not make the greatest impression on Jeremy Pratt.

Pratt, who will be a senior at Waite this fall, was recruited to play for the Cavaliers this spring by Genoa native Arnie Sutter, who has coached local AAU teams for 13 years.

“When I first saw the guys I thought, ‘I’m not going to like this,’ but it was great,” said Pratt, a 5-foot-10 guard. “It was a great brotherhood. The friends you make in AAU ball, the memories ….”

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Clay softball coach Brenda Radabaugh was optimistic before the season began. She had reason to be.

The 2013 Three Rivers Athletic Conference champions returned 10 letter winners, including Three Rivers Athletic Conference player of the year Honnah Susor, a Division I honorable mention All-Ohio selection.

This year, the senior outfielder is first team All-Ohio after batting .592 (58 for 98) with 58 hits, 62 runs, seven home runs, 46 RBIs, and 36 stolen bases. Susor was voted the Alan Miller Jewelers All-Press Slugger of the Year in voting by 10 area coaches and four media members.

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This was a special class, no doubt about it.

Genoa's Class of 2014, which graduated earlier this month, featured a number of stellar athletes and several elite teams that left a mark in the school's history.

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Giving money to people along road

Do you feel compelled to give money to people holding signs along the road asking for money?
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