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Despite loss on the field, football wins in the books


Tony Nichols runs beyond the reach of a would-be tackler Friday night. Nichols broke tackles left and right as running back, averaging five yards per carry, with a total of 92 yards. - Jacob Wagner photo

With one win by forfeit and one non-league loss, the Raiders split their season-opening week of football.

On Friday in Coulee Dam, the Lake Roosevelt Raiders football team lost their season opener to the Tri-Cities Prep Jaguars, who filled in for the forfeited Waterville Shockers. A week-one forfeit from Waterville due to an insufficient number of players means the Raider football team's win-loss record is 1-0 in the league.

The Tri-Cities Prep Jaguars played in Waterville's place, defeating the Raiders 18-0 in a game that doesn't count towards their league standings, but makes their overa...

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