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An ode to Elgin football

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lgin players celebrate after Justin Strong returns an interception for a touchdown against Cedar Creek.  Photo by Quinn DonoghueCoach Heath Clawson and offensive lineman Jackie Williams are jubilant after a playoff clinching win against Pflugerville.  Photo by Quinn Donoghue

Note: This an editorial column by Elgin Courer​ sports reporter Quinn Donoghue.When I first started with the Elgin Courier back in June, realizing I’d be covering sports, I immediately looked at the Elgin football team’s record from the previous season.​And there it was: 0-10. Naturally, my expectations for the upcoming season were relatively low. Because no team goes from being winless to one of the best teams in their district, right? In all levels of sports, building a winning program is typically a gradual process.​However, when I first met with head coach Heath Clawson before the season, my perspective started to ...

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