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Raise your hand if you think you could replicate what Northwood junior Devon Dunbar did last Thursday through Saturday at the Division III state wrestling tournament in Columbus.

You’ve spent the last six months sweating, practicing, lifting weights, running, not sleeping, dieting, and you get to Ohio State’s Schottenstein Center and you lose your opening-round match – in overtime, yet, on a referee’s questionable call – in the biggest event of your life.

“My state title hopes were over,” Dunbar said. “It wasn’t like I just got my butt kicked. I just lost (2-0) in overtime on a bad call.”

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It was a special way to finish off a great career.

With her score of 511 last weekend at Wayne Webb’s Columbus Bowl, Eastwood senior Hannah Cook finished 33rd out of 102 bowlers at the Division II state tournament.

Cook bowled a 158-161-192 to finish her prep career, one that saw help the Eagles win four league titles while dominating competition. In fact, Eastwood had a streak of 59 consecutive victories that was only recently snapped.

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Eastwood’s heartbreaking loss to Rossford near the end of the regular season wasn’t exactly the way Eagles’ coach Matt Routson wanted to head into the sectional tournament. Add to that, another heartbreaking loss in Thursday night’s district semifinal.

The Eagles were riding a five-game win streak, but the Bulldogs hit a shot with one second left to hand Eastwood a 50-48 Northern Buckeye Conference loss. The Eagles finished 10-4 in the NBC after routing Fostoria (2-19, 0-14), 77-33, in their final regular season game.

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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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