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Ellsworth linemen explode off the ball as quarterback Emery Whalen pulls back from center.

Big blank-out for Ellsworth gridders over SCC


Dennis Schutz played just a half worth of football in Friday's WIAA Division 4 Level 1 playoff contest.  But in just one half Schutz did as much as running backs do in a single game if at all ever.

 In a record performance for one half Schutz rushed for 275 yards on 16 carries and scored five touchdowns in a 51-0 Ellsworth romp.

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Sean Scallon
Sean Scallon has been a reporter and Sports Editor at the Pierce County Herald newspaper in Ellsworth since 1998. He holds a bachelors degree in communication arts from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He's also worked at newspapers in Glenwood City, Wisconsin; Marion, Illinois and Shawano, Wisconsin. Sean also works as a sports reporter for other newspapers and websites in RiverTown Multimedia from River Falls to Hudson to New Richmond and Red Wing.
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