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Football Preview: Newton Railroaders

by TAYLOR ELDRIDGE

NEWTON RAILROADERS

Class: 5ALeague: Ark Valley-Chisholm Trail League, Division IIHead Coach: Brent Glann, 10th season2008 Recap: Newton started the season strong, winning five of its first six games. But a 1-2 finish in district play, including a disappointing loss to Winfield and a disheartening bow-out to Kapaun, kept the Railroaders from the playoffs despite the final 6-3 record and 3-2 record in league play.2009 Schedule: 9/4 Liberal; 9/11 at Valley Center; 9/18 at Campus; 9/25 at McPherson; 10/2 Wyandotte; 10/9 at Pratt; 10/16 at Winfield; 10/23 Arkansas City; 10/30 Kapaun Mount Carmel.5 Impact Players: HB/DB Miguel Johns (5-10, 170, Sr.); OL/DE Chris Garcia (5-11, 205, Sr.); WR/DB Evan Gilbert (5-10, 160, Sr.); RB/LB Austin Burch (6-0, 185, Sr.); QB/DB Kyle Preston (5-10, 150, Jr.).

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