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New Richmond fullback Taner Hoppe (right) breaks out of the tackle of an Amery defender on Friday.

Grieving Amery team upsets Tigers in 2011 Homecoming game, 14-13

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The New Richmond football team had a great amount to play for on Friday.

But not as much as the Amery football team. Hours before the game, the Warriors attended the funeral for their senior captain who died earlier in the week. The Warriors were able to channel that grief into a heartfelt effort, upsetting the Tigers 14-13.


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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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