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  • An inlet of the Pacific Ocean in southeast Alaska connecting Skagway with Juneau. It was a major route to the goldfields during the Alaskan gold rush (1896-1898).


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  • Imagine the pressure in a large-school environment.

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  • Won second consecutive Oregon large-school championship.

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  • Those students also scored higher on parts of the state Regents exams than their large-school counterparts.

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  • Herkelman lost Friday to Indianola's Matt Victor in a 112-pound match in Class 3A, Iowa's large-school classification.

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  • He wasn't even a nationally ranked high school player after leading Brownsburg to Indiana's large-school title as a senior. - RSS

  • The Bishop Gorman High senior point guard could have easily settled earlier this school year and accepted a scholarship offer from the likes of Northern Arizona or Cal-Poly. who led the Gaels to back-to-back large-school state championships, knew he had the ability to play in a major conference.

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  • A large-school challenges discussion: "What issues are you facing, and what defenses and solutions are you finding useful?"

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  • DALLAS - Trinity Christian, ranked 15th among private large-school girls teams, ended its season in heartbreaking fashion Saturday, losing in overtime at 20th-ranked Dallas Parish Episcopal.

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  • Bishop Gorman High football team is expected to be in the fall: You could put the top players from each of the Las Vegas Valley's 30-plus large-school division teams on the same squad, and they'd still lose to the

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  • Along with leading the Gaels to back-to-back large-school state titles, the senior point guard simply has earned a reputation as a winner.

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