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Charlie Schmitz (42) and Jesse Hein (78) react after Ben Brill (51) recovered a fumble early in the 1st quarter of Perham's Homecoming game against East Grand Forks. The No. 5-AAA Jackets shutout EGF, 40-0. (John George/EOT Illustrated)

PHS Football: Defense dominates in shutout win

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John George

Offense sells ticks. Defense wins championships.

If that famous football saying is true, the Yellowjackets might be putting together a formula for a magical season.


Perham once again put together a balanced offensive attack, but their defense was the story Friday night as the Jackets crushed East Grand Forks, 40-0, in front of a packed-house at Homecoming.

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