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Meet the Falcons

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With not much going on around town, the Falcons football team has time to practice. And practice makes perfect - or at least a championship team.

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This story takes place in Maine, but it's a tale that occurs throughout America as summer gives way to the first chill of fall. Two rival high schools from rival towns settle their differences on the football field. White collar vs. blue collar. Haves vs. have-nots. The game can crown only one victor, but the lessons it teaches about discipline, respect and brotherhood will produce multiple winners.

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  • The Falcons
  • Aaron Filieo
  • Jim Aylward
  • The Capers
  • The Falcons

    The Falcons

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    Rumford is a blue-collar town in the rugged mountains of western Maine. Supported by a dying paper mill that is losing jobs almost daily, its citizens are a tight-knit community proud of their winning football team. Football Stats: The Falcons football team has won 6 conference and 2 state championships in the last 20 years. Key players: Dean McCrillis (TE) and Justin Staires (RB)

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