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Albia torched Chariton for 426 yards of passing in a 47-21 homecoming victory on Friday. Blake Chance completed 10 of 16 passes for 294 yards and four touchdowns before being pulled after tweaking his ankle and giving way to junior Garin Grinstead in the fourth quarter. Grinstead was 5-6 for…

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Greetings to all of you today. Most of you who know me are aware that ever since I was a lad, I have been a big, big baseball fan. Like everything else, this season was less than normal. But there is a magic to baseball that always enchanted me. Over the last few weeks, some of the Boys of S…

I’m watching NFL football on Sunday and Russell Wilson throws a towering pass to his receiver who has beaten a Cowboys rookie safety. The guy catches it in stride, puts the ball in one hand and starts high stepping into the end zone about 10 yards out. That’s when the rookie never stops play…