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There was only one direction for the Lake football team to go this season.
So far, so good.

Last Friday night, second-year coach Bob Abbey's squad came within one minute of posting a shutout in a 27-7 season-opening victory at Swanton.

"When there were four or five minutes left, the coaches and kids were thinking when was last time we had a shutout," Abbey said. "It's been a couple years. It's something you think about in the last few minutes of the game. We had rotated some kids in all night long and Swanton marched in there and put it in the end zone."

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Fresh off of a painful 2007 season that saw them licking their wounds to the tune of an 0-14 mark at the merciless hands of their Suburban Lakes League opposition, the Woodmore Wildcats volleyball program went on the prowl this off-season and hired former veteran Whitmer freshman volleyball coach Julie Odenweller.

“I am very excited about the opportunity to be coaching this talented group of athletes,” praises an optimistic Coach Odenweller.

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First-year Oak Harbor football coach Mike May doesn't have Eastwood's game plan in his back pocket, but he pretty much knows what to expect when his Rockets host the Eagles on Sept. 5.
May was an assistant coach at Elmwood in 1996-97 and 1999, when the Royals and Eagles squared off for Suburban Lakes League supremacy.

"That was a huge rivalry and still is," May said.

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