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Talk about being Mr. Consistency.

Clay senior soccer standout Rick Dempsey finished his four-year career with 112 goals and was a four-time first-team All-Northwest Ohio State Soccer Association selection. He scored 29 regular-season goals as a freshman, which he considers his best season, and followed with 29 as a sophomore and 31 as a junior.

This year, the 5-9, 145-pound forward had 23 goals and six assists to lead Clay to a 7-6-4 record.

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Woodmore sophomore Lacy Nagy knew it was important for her to finish as high as she could last Saturday at the Division III district cross country meet at Terra Community College in Fremont.

"I knew it would be kind of tight with our team because we were going in there as the No. 1 seed," Nagy said. "We knew everyone was gunning for us and I wanted to give us that extra edge. I know Bailey (sophomore teammate Bailey Ulinski) usually comes with me at the top. The first 800 meters, I was out in front. I felt pretty good. I had kind of a cold all week, but I felt pretty good."

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Forgive the Clay girls soccer team if you heard it chanting "de-fense, de-fense" on the field this season.

Coach Scott Wamer's squad, led by keeper Hallie Thompson, finished 2008 with a school-record 11 shutouts and allowed just 13 goals in 19 matches.

"Defense was a huge key to the success we had this season," Wamer said.

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