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Highland’s David Fisher dives for extra yardage in Friday’s game against Elgin. The Scots lost, 28-27.
Highland’s David Fisher dives for extra yardage in Friday’s game against Elgin. The Scots lost, 28-27. (Photo by Virgil Shipley)

Mount Vernon News
September 24, 2011 12:37 pm EDT

 

SPARTA — Football coaches are notoriously conservative when it comes to play calling in close games, most favoring to play for a tie and a chance to win in overtime than to gamble on an outright victory in regulation.


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