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Archives: Aug. 2007


Football is finally here

It’s not a national holiday, but it should be. The first day of high school football practice is a day filled with optimism where state championship dreams seem possible and reachable.

Here at the TNT, we’re hard at work for our annual football tab — a must for any South Sound fan. It comes out on Aug. 31, with the season starting a little early this season.

But we aren’t going to make you wait til then. The plan is to hit up several practices in the following weeks and post a few notes and quotes from what

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Bronson commits to Huskies

Kentwood star running back Demetrious Bronson has verbally committed to play football next year for the University of Washington, according to recruiting website Bronson had offers from multiple Pac-10 schools, but told the website: “They’re the local school, close to home, they’re on the rise and there’s a lot of buzz about them right now. I really want an opportunity to compete, too, so Washington is the best place for me.”

Kentwood head coach Rex Norris was surprised that Bronson committed but is happy for his standout back.

“He’s certainly going to come in prepared as

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