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Prep Football Gets Underway In the Northland

Updated: 08/11/2014 6:54 PM
Created: 08/11/2014 6:48 PM WDIO.com

A sign that summer is coming to an end and the start of school is right around the corner is the kick off of the fall sports schedule.

across the state athletes took to the grid iron today. high school football teams are allowed to start the conditioning part of practice this week before full contact picks up next week. for the greyhounds of duluth east they are focusing on the return of a young core group.

Head Coach Joe Hietala said, ""we are going to be young as well. We had some freshman play last year, and they are coming back as seasoned sophomores if you can say that. I guess we are really looking for our senior class to prove some leadership, and push those other guys along."

The Greyhounds kick off the regular season on Thursday August 28th, at home with St. Francis.

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