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Record-setting performances and crowds at O’Briley 5K Turkey Trot

CANTON, Nov. 23 – Six years ago, the O’Briley 5K Turkey Trot was a little 3.1 mile road race on Thanksgiving morning amongst 30 friends along the Farmington Valley River Trail in Collinsville. In the last three years, the participation in the race has blossomed. On Thursday, more than 500 runners participated in the O’BrileyContinue ReadingContinue Reading

A new Thanksgiving tradition for Mills graduate – covering the Packers and NFL

GREEN BAY, Wisc. — It’s been a growing tradition now for some Lewis Mills High graduates. A group of graduates gather on Thanksgiving morning at the Nassahegan Recreation Complex in Burlington for a rousing game of touch football. For years, Burlington’s Michael Cohen has been one of the organizers of the game. Boys and girls canContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Despite a 9-1 record, Indians miss playoffs

FARMINGTON, Nov. 24 – For the second time in its history, a 9-1 record isn’t good enough for a playoff berth for the Farmington High football team. The Indians won their ninth game of the season against Plainville on Thanksgiving morning, 34-6 as sophomore Ivan Guadalupe ran for 144 yards and 3 TDs. But theContinue Reading