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Perham linebacker Charlie Schmitz puts pressure on the Pelican Rapids quarterback during the Jackets 32-0 win in the season opener Friday night.

PHS Football: Jackets shutout Vikings in opener

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By John George

For all of their amazing success the past two seasons, the Heart O' Lakes Conference titles and State Tournament appearances, there's one thing the Jacket gridders haven't their season openers.


They reversed that trend Friday night as they opened the 2009 season with an impressive 32-0 win at Pelican Rapids thanks to an opportunistic defense and a quick-strike offense.

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