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August 11, 2013

East’s soccer creating a buzz

FAIRMONT — The game is tied 0-0 late in the second half.

Fairmont Senior’s Fletcher DeVaul shoots and misses. The Bees’ Jesse Roman makes a soft touch-pass to Levi Perkins, but a Fairmont Senior defender breaks up the play.

Sweat is saturating both teams’ jerseys. The Polar Bears’ uniforms are looking stale white while East Fairmont’s are turning a darker shade of blue.

Anxiety is mounting and the clock is ticking — Tick. Tick. Tick.

Someone has to score — someone has to come up big — but no one can find a hole during the defensive struggle.

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