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Legendary 1963 Lodi Flames to be honored before tonight’s game

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A plaque shows the undefeated 1963 Lodi High School Flames, along with coach John Giannoni and their record for the season.

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Bill Yurong played four years of football at California State University, Sacramento and two with a semi-professional club — but no game, he says, has matched the buzz at the Grape Bowl on Nov. 15, 1963.

There was nothing special about us. We were just in good shape, worked hard and had a ton of confidence.”

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A plaque shows the undefeated 1963 Lodi High School Flames, along with coach John Giannoni and their record for the season.

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