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Ground games lead teams through football playoffs

Sports Thu, Nov 20, 2014 - 4:10 AM 0

Discovery Canyon senior Dylan Draper knows all too well what it's like trying to keep track of the ball when his Thunder offense goes into action. In past seasons as a member of the defensive scout team, Draper had to...

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