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Erica Lipstraw has never been a head coach before — she hasn’t even held her first official practice — but she’s already starting to sound like one.

“My coaching staff and I are excited about the season, and the girls are pumped as well,” Lipstraw said. “We’re looking forward to it and see what happens. We have the athletes and the knowledge, we just have to put it all together.”

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No girls relay team from Clay had ever qualified to the state meet, but that drought is over.

“They’ve been talking about it since last August, before school started,” Eagles coach Scott Wamer said. “Those four came into my office and said, ‘We’re going to make it to state in the 4x800.’ They made it come true.”

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For many area residents, going to Fremont Speedway on a Saturday night was the fun thing to do. That tradition has been handed down from generation to generation.

On June 7, many generations came together at “The Track That Action Built” as the Fremont Speedway Hall of Fame inducted its sixth class. And to add to the special nature of the event, for the first time ever, some hall of famers took place in an actual racing event.

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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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