The Times West Virginian

February 9, 2013

Bears, Huskies to face off again

By Nick Cammuso
Times West Virginian

FAIRMONT — Can the Huskies do it again?

Seven weeks ago — or nearly a half a lifetime as high school boys’ basketball seasons go — North Marion stunned Fairmont Senior on its home floor for a 77-74 overtime victory.

It was the Huskies’ first win over their West Side rivals in four years, first at the Woody Williams Armory in more than six, and the kind of program-defining regular season win coach Chris Freeman had been looking to bring his alma mater.

And since then ...

“Since then, we’ve gotten better,” Freeman said on Friday night. “It’s been such a long time since we have played them. We’re two different teams."

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