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Genoa returns from a second place finish in the Suburban Lakes League as projected co-champions with Eastwood.

Genoa coach Dan Thompson is expecting his team to follow through. Thompson is being assisted by Scott Lau, Tim Spiess, and Eric Wolfe.

Last year, the Comets were 16-12 overall and 11-3 in the SLL, but also won a sectional championship only to lose to district champion Fairview 5-4 in the district semis.

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The hits just seem to keep coming and coming for Genoa speedster Blair “Iron Man” Skilliter.
 
We’re not referring to any licks being delivered at the eager hands of Suburban Lakes League linebackers.
 
The Comet halfback/roving linebacker/special team’s ace rushed for 1,076 yards, 25 touchdowns, and to First-Team accolades in the SLL, his district, and the state. He led the Comets to a 13-1 record, and the program’s first, much-celebrated final four state playoff appearance in school history.

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The big news from the Detroit Tigers off season was no news.
 
After being baseball’s most aggressive team in the off season last year, the Tigers stayed under the radar this winter. Three years removed from a World Series appearance, the Tigers have been on a gradual down slide, going from 95 wins, to 88 wins, to 74 wins.
 
General Manager Dave Dombrowski thinks the club has a strong foundation and has shored up the defense with veterans like starting pitcher Edwin Jackson, catcher George Laird, closer Brandon Lyon and shortstop Adam Everett. Gone are Edgar Renteria, Todd Jones, Pudge Rodriguez, Kenny Rogers, Kyle Farnsworth and Gary Sheffield. If the new players do well, the Tigers should fair better in close games.

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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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