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Football games are a week-long endeavor at Concord High School

With the simple flip of a switch, Memorial Field lit up Friday night for one of the city’s most anticipated high school football match-ups in years. Fans from Concord and Bedford high schools filled the bleachers for what turned out to be a standing room only view of the top two teams in the Division I North Conference.… 0

October 22, 2013
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Tom “Kite” Wright scores countless points when he paints Memorial Field each week, even if the scoreboard doesn’t officially light up until gametime on Friday nights. 0

October 22, 2013

This Week In Concord History

Oct. 22, 2003: Presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich demonstrates the emergency drills he had to do as a student during the Cold War in front of 500 students at Concord High. “So some of us had nightmares as kids, he says. “We had dreams that the missiles were coming in while we were at recess.” Oct. 22, 1988: Loudmouth talk show host Morton Downey Jr. plays the Capitol Theatre… 0

October 22, 2013
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Here we see the Concord High School football team practicing a trick play featuring four footballs. We like those odds! 0

October 22, 2013

It’s Halloween Howl time

If you make it to downtown Concord Friday evening, you might want to keep your eye out for superheroes. We know what you are thinking and no, Superman, Batman and Iron Man won’t be making an appearance, but there will be plenty of young children dressed up like their comic book favorites. The annual Halloween Howl… 0

October 22, 2013

Friday Night Sights

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October 22, 2013
Friday Night Sights

Friday Night Sights

We went behind the scenes at one of the biggest football games at Concord High School in almost a decade to learn everything it takes to make the magic happen 0

October 22, 2013
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The crowd was fired up all night! 0

October 22, 2013
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Seimou Smith didn’t get lost on the way to the huddle – his night included the marching band’s halftime performance. Now that’s a dual threat! 0

October 22, 2013
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Football, much like newspaper work, can dehydrate. So Walters Ndi battled recurring cramps with the help of trainer Hannah Cullen and a bottle of Gatorade. 0

October 22, 2013