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County prep coaches deal with hot first week of practice

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The first week of the prep sports season has very warm and very humid, more so than it has been in many years. Pierce County prep coaches have had to add the weather among the many adjustments they make in the first week.


Usually the first week, which opens with football, girls golf and girls tennis, has to work around the Pierce County Fair. Coaches schedule practice times so that kids showing animals in the fair can do so.

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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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