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Just over a week ago, the prognosis for a local girls basketball team reaching the state tournament looked pretty good. At least a regional appearance.

Three schools were competing for district titles — Waite (Division I) and Division III contenders Lake and Genoa on March 7.

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Eastwood's players may not be aware of it, but they were on the brink of making school history.

The Eagles took a 20-2 record into Wednesday's Division II boys district semifinal game against Kenton at Ashland University. Had they defeated the Wildcats and followed with a district championship, they would have become only the second Eastwood team in school history to reach the regional tournament.

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Eastwood's girls bowling team was in real trouble during the finals of the 16-team state tournament last Friday at Tikki Lanes in Lancaster, so Jay Young knew he had to do something.

The Eagles' coach watched his nervous squad lose to Troy in the first game of the finals by a 180-107 margin. Eastwood then lost the second game in the best-of-five match, 179-128, so Young took action.

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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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