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Members of the Northwestern Tigers football team may be seen in the reflection of head coach Dennis Scherz’s sunglasses. The Tigers open the season by hosting Ashland at 7 p.m. today in Maple. (Jed Carlson/

Tigers set sights on a comeback season

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The Northwestern High School football team is looking for redemption in 2014.

The Tigers finished the 2013 season with a losing record (4-5) and only two wins in the Heart O’ North Conference. The team lost its final four games of the season — getting shut out twice — and missed the playoffs for the first time in five years.


“We certainly had a blip on the screen last year, but I don’t anticipate that again,” said Dennis Scherz, head coach of the Tigers.

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