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By Jaryd Cline
Sports editor 

Goldendale football drops Monday contest at College Place, prep for Cougars on Friday


September 13, 2017

Jaryd Cline

Goldendale senior quarterback Alex Mains scans the field while looking for an open man during the team's opening game against White Salmon on Aug. 31.

Originally set for last Friday, Goldendale's nonleague gridiron contest against College Place was pushed to Monday because of all the smoke in the area. A rarity to have a varsity game played on Monday, Goldendale head coach Alan Hale said the weird schedule was tough for everyone as the Wolves fell 26-8 to the Hawks.

Because of the poor air quality, the Timberwolves spent the majority of the week practicing inside the gym. As you can expect, there's not much for football players to do inside a gym.

"Being in the gym is not easy and it's not fun," Hale said.

He also said the team worked a lot on body weight movements and weight training, and took a lot of mental reps during the low imp...

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