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A rockslide dooms Everest’s climb to the top of the mountain

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A “mountaineer” is defined as one who climbs mountains, and it’s an apt nickname for Clarkston-based Everest Collegiate High School. The band of 15 gutsy, stouthearted youths who comprise the football roster at Everest have scaled heights never before achieved in the school’s brief four-year history on the gridiron. After qualifying for the fourth consecutive…

10 CHSL teams kick off state football playoffs this weekend

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Ten schools will represent the Catholic High School League in this fall’s Michigan football playoffs. The action starts this weekend, Friday and Saturday, Oct. 28-29. Check daily papers or log on to mhsaa.com/sports/football for kickoff times. Only one of the schools is a defending state champion: Orchard Lake St. Mary’s Prep, which won back-to-back Division…