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Davenport to play 8-man football

DAVENPORT — Low athlete turnout has prompted local high school administration and coaches to decide that the Gorilla football team will play an independent, 8-man football schedule this fall season, athletic director and head coach Tim Rasmussen confirmed this week.

Just 12 to 15 students have turned out for football practices, which began Wednesday, Aug. 16.

“We have low turnouts, so we informed our league that we’ll be playing an independent schedule this year,” Rasmussen said. “We’re trying to find some 8-man teams with bye weeks in their schedule…it will probably be a combination of varsit...


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