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Despite the fact that the Suburban Lakes League coaches picked Elmwood to win the league tournament in 2009, five-time defending champion Eastwood plans to have some say in the matter.

The Eagles, who graduated six of their top wrestlers from a year ago, were picked to finish second behind Elmwood, last year's SLL runner-up.

"With the tradition we've had the last five years, this team doesn't want to be the first team to lose in the last six years," said Joe Wyant, in his seventh year as head coach Ralph Cubberly's assistant.

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Coach Michael Vicars walked into Genoa with a reputation as a good coach, and in two seasons turned a struggling football program into champions and energized a community.

The Genoa football team wins its second straight Suburban Lakes League championship, finished the regular season undefeated at 10-0, then won three straight playoff games before losing a Division IV state semifinal to eventual state champion Kettering Archbishop Alter, 42-34.

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A lot of coaches would love to have some of Manny May's problems.

The 11th-year Waite girls basketball coach can field a lineup that is taller than a lot of local boys teams if he so chooses.

Not only is there 6-3 All-Ohio junior Natasha Howard, a two-time All-City League performer, but May also has at his disposal 6-2 sophomore Shanice McNeal and 6-1 junior Amanda Gregory.

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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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