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By Ken Graham
The Times 

DW Football Full of Fresh Faces

No starters return from last year's league championship team, which graduated 17 seniors


August 31, 2017

Nick Page

DW lineman Drake Lamere (74) and running back Chris Philbrook (30) celebrate a touchdown from the bench during a game last year. Lamere and Philbrook will see very little time on the bench this season, as they are both expected to be starters on both offense and defense for DW.

WAITSBURG – In sports lingo, they call it a "rebuilding year." Dayton-Waitsburg head football coach Troy Larsen says he and his coaching staff still have a lot of decisions to make as far as which of his players will start at what positions.

But he's looking forward to seeing who takes on the strong leadership roles on the team, starting Friday night, when his team takes on Mac Hi in Waitsburg. The game starts at 7 p.m.

"We're going to have a new set of leaders this year," Larsen said. "It'll be exciting to see who steps up."

DW lost 17 seniors to graduation from last year's Eastern Wash...

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