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Pirates Claim The County

 

September 21, 2022

Dan Stevens

The Galena defense did not allow a Stockton runner to reach 50 yards in the game.

The Galena Pirates and Stockton Blackhawks have squared off in some epic football games over the years, and when Jo Daviess County bragging rights typically came down to the winner of their annual battle, calling it a rivalry would be an understatement.

But in the thick book listing all of the exciting games between the two traditional football powers, what took place Friday night would not amount to much more than a footnote.

Galena put the game away early – running roughshod over the Blackhawks in a 40-8 thrashing that triggered a running clock ... something that simply doesn't happen...



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