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Eight seconds separate Tigers from playoffs

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Eight seconds.

That's how much time was left on the clock when the New Richmond football team saw its hope of reaching the 2008 WIAA State Playoffs snuffed out by the Amery Warriors last Thursday.


New Richmond scored five minutes into Thursday's game and the Tigers led the rest of the night, until the fateful final drive. Amery drove 93 yards in the final three minutes, scoring with eight seconds left on the clock, to beat the Tigers 25-20.

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Dave Newman
Dave Newman has been the sports editor at the New Richmond News since 1988. He has covered the action in the Middle Border Conference, Dunn-St. Croix Conference and Big Rivers Conference for nearly 30 years.
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