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DOUG WOLTER/DAILY GLOBE Worthington High School’s Will Dudley (far right) slips on his helmet Monday afternoon before taking part in a practice drill. The Trojans travel to take on Blue Earth Area today in a first-round playoff game.

Prep football: Intriguing, odd matchups highlight first round



WORTHINGTON — High school football playoffs are like a box of chocolates. You never know who you’re gonna get.


Sometimes teams are matched with partners they know nothing about.

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Doug Wolter
Doug Wolter is the Daily Globe sports editor. He served as sports reporter, then sports editor, news editor and finally managing editor at the Daily Globe for 22 years before leaving for seven years to work as night news editor at the Mankato Free Press in Mankato. Doug now lives in Worthington with his wife, Sandy. They have three children and six grandchildren. Doug, retired after a lengthy career in fast-pitch softball, enjoys reading, strumming his acoustic guitar and hanging around his grandchildren. He self-publishes short stories in his spare time.
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