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September 5, 2013

T-Wolves made history, but don’t sleep on Tigers

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NORMAN —

There may be drawbacks. NHS’ margin for error is slim. Still, it suits the Tigers.

“We’re not good enough to shoot ourselves in the foot, turn the football over with interceptions and fumbles and win ball games,” Nation said. “We are a clock-eating, time-consuming team … I think we can put points on the board and I think our strong point right now is our defense. Our defensive front is about as good as anybody in Class 6A.”

So North is the favorite. North has some very recent history. And North has stars.

The Tigers don’t mind.

“I don’t think it bothers anybody,” Shone said. “I think we just kind of let that stuff work itself out and we do what we need to do.”

Does it mean NHS wins tonight? No, not really. 

Does it mean the Tigers might? Absolutely it does.

“We’re just here to do our jobs,” Parker said.

More often than you think, that’s plenty.

Clay Horning

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cfhorning@normantranscript.com

 

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