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Clay seniors Heather Klatt, Kenzie Fork, Katherine Finger and Bev Beavers got their first taste of district tennis competition on Wednesday in Sandusky.

Finger and Beavers were the top-seeded doubles team at the Division I tournament, while Klatt and Fork were the second seed. Both teams, however, lost to more experienced Perrysburg tandems to fall short of qualifying for the state tournament.

Wednesday's play marked the first time the Eagles had two doubles teams competing at the district level, and the first time in school history they had a No. 1 seed.

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The highlight of Matt Smith's four years at Lake High School could be that he was voted the homecoming king last Friday in the Lake-Woodmore football game. That, however, wasn't what the Flyers' standout golfer had in mind.

Smith, the Suburban Lakes League Player of the Year — Lake's first since it joined the SLL 11 years ago — wanted to play in the state golf tournament before he graduated. The senior came up two strokes short of qualifying for Columbus during last Thursday's district tournament at Sycamore Springs.

"I'm disappointed," Smith said. "Now I just look ahead and look forward to things to come, like with college."

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Northwood is not guaranteed that one loss at season’s end will be enough to get the Rangers into the football playoffs.

Northwood remains in first place in the Toledo Area Athletic Conference at 4-0 (6-1 overall) heading into their game with long-time rival Ottawa Hills at Black Stadium. In addition, the Rangers, classified in Division 5 by one student over Division 6, are two spots away from qualifying for the playoffs with three weeks remaining.

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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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