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Schalmont ‘family’ a win from state crown

Players, parents community ‘all in’ for Sunday’s state final

In town from Fort Worth Texas, for his mom's 93rd birthday and Thanksgiving with family, Michael Emerson, a 1962 graduate of Schalmont High School stopped by to take a picture of the "GO SCHALMONT SABRES" poster in front of Bellevue Builders on Duanesburg Rd. in Rotterdam.
Photographer: Marc Schultz
In town from Fort Worth Texas, for his mom's 93rd birthday and Thanksgiving with family, Michael Emerson, a 1962 graduate of Schalmont High School stopped by to take a picture of the "GO SCHALMONT SABRES" poster in front of Bellevue Builders on Duanesburg Rd. in Rotterdam.
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Schalmont’s varsity football team has learned it’s a lot easier to bring home victories when each player looks at the next like family. Starting with weightlifting sessions in January, it’s something Coach Joe Whipple impresses upon his players — that they are a family. That unit doesn’t end on the gridiron, either. It carries on to players’ real families at home and the support they give the program, whether in the form of rides to ...

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