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Stepping onto the Suburban Lakes League pitch for the very first time in their history, the up-and-coming Genoa Lady Comets’ soccer team looks to improve on longtime Coach Kevin Rhoades’ lifetime 29-49-10 record and build a tradition.

The Comets have started the season doing just that with four consecutive shutout victories — defeating Oak Harbor on the road, 2-0; Cardinal Stritch at home, 5-0; and both Otsego, 4-0, and Woodmore, 2-0, on the road.

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Dale Blaney took a giant step toward his third O'Reilly All Star Circuit of Champions title Saturday at Fremont Speedway. The Hartford, Ohio driver took the lead on lap 44 and went on to score his 67th career All Star victory on Ohio CAT Night at "The Track That Action Built."

"George Fisher makes this thing so easy to drive...I'm just the lucky guy that gets to sit behind the wheel," said Blaney.

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If Lake’s boys’ soccer team keeps this up, Genoa won’t be the only local squad to get ambushed by the Flyers in 2008.

First-year coach Chad Lillich’s team lost its first two matches this season before going on a five-match winning streak, beginning with a 3-2 victory over their Suburban Lakes League rival Comets.

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