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Brady Schwartz runs for extra yards after catching one of his school record tying nine catches in the Packer's game against the Mandan Braves. Photo submitted by Anna Frissel

Football team stumbles in season opener

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Something happened on the football field last Friday that was a first for the Jay Gibson coaching era at West Fargo, and it wasn't good.


West Fargo finally lost to Mandan for the first time since at least 1991 when Gibson took over the program.

The longtime coach has a theory as to how the Packers managed to lose and cough up the ball to the Braves a whopping seven times, and Gibson is only half joking when he shares it.

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