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Decorated and filled to the brim with school spirit, the gymnasium at Genoa Community Christian Academy bustled with people to cheer on the Cougars for the last game of the school’s third basketball season.

After an intense and exciting game between the GCCA Cougars and Bible Believers Christian School of Lima, the Cougars brought in their third consecutive win of the season, 72-62.

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While watching Whitmer defeat Canton Timken for the Division I regional basketball title at the University of Akron last year, the man sitting beside me found out I was from Northwest Ohio.

His first question was, “Where is Pemberville Eastwood?”

Eastwood has a statewide reputation, most likely from its recent success on the gridiron, wrestling mat, and in track and field.

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Brooke Overly was a one-girl swim team last season, but she has some help this year.

Overly, a sophomore at Genoa, and teammates Karleigh Newmeister, a freshman, and senior exchange student Caroline Rulis are carrying the "Genoa flag" into local high school pools in 2008-09.

The 4-11 Overly, who specializes in the 500-yard freestyle and 200 individual medley, said she has been trying to recruit classmates to swim for Genoa.

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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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