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When Genoa senior guard Simone Eli stepped to the free throw line against Gibsonburg on Dec. 12, she had four chances to make two foul shots to reach 1,000 career points.

"I was shooting four shots because of a technical foul," Eli recalled. "I knew I needed 25 points in the game (to reach 1,000), and I can honestly say I didn't think I was going to get it. I only had 16 going into the fourth quarter.

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Genoa's girls’ basketball team has a pivotal Suburban Lakes League girls’ basketball game on Saturday, against preseason league favorite Lake.

Both teams are undefeated, and the visiting Flyers have a chance to go a leg up on the defending SLL champions.

Besides playing that game at home, fifth-year coach Tom Kontak and the Comets have one thing working in their favor. Genoa (10-0, 6-0) has shown a unique ability to bounce back when it gets down.

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Bob Filiere has one of the seats from the Troy-Luckey High School gymnasium in the den of his Monclova Township home.

It’s one of the ways he chooses to remember his father, the late, legendary basketball coach Doyce “Frenchy” Filiere.

Bob, a retired Rossford Junior High guidance counselor, has three scrapbooks filled to the brim with newspaper articles about his father’s coaching days, including one feature published in the Cleveland Plain Dealer.

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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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