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Shane Novak rushed for both New York Mills' scores in the home opening loss to Royalton. Robert Williams/FOCUS

Football: Third straight slow start continues Eagles' skid

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NEW YORK MILLS - The New York Mills football team continued a difficult trend of falling behind early in a 20-12 loss in their home opener to Royalton.


Double-digit deficits by halftime have been the norm in the first three games of the season.

The Eagles also played the game without starting quarterback Charlie Peeters, who was out with an undisclosed illness. Peeters was held out of the game by doctor's orders.

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Robert Williams
Robert is the Sports Editor of Detroit Lakes Newspapers. Williams worked prior in Perham for the Focus, a Forum Communications newspaper, from 2010-14. 
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