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No, it’s not too likely that he’ll ever go on to lead a top NFL team to three big-time professional football league championships, like near-mythical Native American gridder Jim Thorpe did while with the legendary Canton Bulldogs in the early 1900s.

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Undefeated and state-ranked Genoa may be getting all the publicity as it continues on a playoff journey, but locally the top offensive individual numbers go to Clay and Northwood.

Of course, the Comets and Eastwood Eagles have high numbers, too, especially when counting the numbers of athletes that can make plays and get on the gridiron stat board.

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By First-year Lake girls soccer coach Steve Hoffman is a big fan of travel soccer programs, particularly the East Suburban Soccer League (ESSL).

"I would encourage it, absolutely," said Hoffman, who guided the Flyers into the Division II regional semifinals last week. "When kids know what to do with the ball, it's easier to coach. When you coach rec soccer, it's like you're starting over every season. You start over every spring, every fall — the same principle of soccer.

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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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