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Blugold football players ‘raise a fist’ for injustice

By Travis Nyhus, Sydney Purpora, Justin Dade Paralyzed with fear, 9-year-old Darius Sims stood frozen in place, suddenly staring down the barrel of a gun. A few minutes earlier he was playing in his friend’s yard a few blocks from home. Without warning, a police car pulled up in front of his cousin’s car and

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UW-Eau Claire football player signs NFL contract

By Mackenzie Amundsen From the suburbs of Chicago, Illinois, to Carson Park in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, to the Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana, football has played an integral part in Isiah Cage’s life.  The Uni versity of Wisconsin-Eau Claire senior made Blugold history on Saturday night after getting the phone call so many athletes

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