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Danville advances in playoffs after improbable comeback

By John Wareham BELLVILLE – It took seven minutes and forty seconds for the Danville football team to advance in the playoffs. That was all. The Blue Devils did almost nothing in the first three-and-a-half quarters in the Region 25 Regional Semifinals playoff game on Saturday night against Lucas at Clear Fork High School and they got into a 20-point …

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Final home game for Blue Devils bring emotions, win

By John Wareham DANVILLE – The Blue Devils’ Max Payne was emotional after the game Friday night. He played quarterback, running back and defense and he kicked field goals and punts in his final home regular season-game and led the Blue Devils to the 19-8 KMAC League win over Mt. Gilead. After the buzzer, he realized the gravity of the …

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Johnson does everything for Trojans in league win on the road

MT. GILEAD – It seemed like the Trojans’ gameplan against Mt. Gilead was concise. Give the ball to Tyler Johnson. Johnson, who is the quarterback, took direct snaps and ran, passed from the shotgun, kicked, returned kicks, played defense- and might have even served hot dogs at halftime – to lead Centerburg to the 28-14 KMAC League win over Mt. …

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Seniors dominate in homecoming win for the Freddies

FREDERICKTOWN – Four Freddie senior captains made sure their final homecoming game was a winner. The quartet, two of whom were also homecoming court escorts, led an offense that pulled away in the fourth and gave Fredericktown the 43-22 KMAC League win over Mt. Gilead on Friday night. Teegan Ruhl, Kaid Carpenter and Ben Mast accounted for all of the …

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Nauman starts the season big in win for Scots

by John Wareham SPARTA – It was business as usual for Dane Nauman. The Scots’ running back ran for 300 yards in Highland’s second-to-last playoff game last season, then duplicated that task nearly a year later in the 17-14 season-opening win over Fredericktown Friday night. The Scots (1-0) lost quite a few offensive players from last year’s team, including the …

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High School Football returning for another season on WMVO

Football Game Broadcasts… Two Knox County Area games each night! WMVO Sports presents… FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS Each game will be broadcast on WMVO AND WQIO Facebook pages with live video and on 100.9FM with game one live and game two to follow PREGAME FOR GAME ONE IS SET FOR 620PM FLEX GAMES MEANS GAMES CAN BE MOVED OUT OF SCHEDULE …

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