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Special season years in the making for Lodi Flames football team

Lodi’s success no surprise to those who have watched Flames grow over the years

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Posted: Thursday, November 25, 2010 12:00 am | Updated: 6:40 am, Thu Nov 25, 2010.

This year didn’t come out of nowhere. When the Flames take the field against Pleasant Grove on Friday night in the Division I Sac-Joaquin Section semifinals, it will mark an occasion many coaches and players hoped to one day see. This squad has always had a unique mix of talent and camaraderie, as well as a history of winning, that made it destined for something special. Now, the Flames are a win away from playing for the section championship.

“Coming up through high school, and even since eighth grade, we knew when everyone was on varsity we would be good and it was either this year or never in my mind,” said Lodi senior star running back Jordan Perkins. “So we have just been trying to get it together and make history for Lodi High.”

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1 comment:

  • Ernie Ornelas posted at 2:10 pm on Fri, Nov 26, 2010.

    Ernie Ornelas Posts: 3

    Nice Article. I remember those flag football days.

     

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