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Schools stand together: 'FREEMAN STRONG'

Scotties stop the Cardinals cold on emotional night


September 21, 2017

Porter Westfall

Members of the Medical Lake Cardinals and Freeman Scotties stand together in a show of unified support following the Sept. 13 shooting at Freeman that left one student dead and three injured.

Combine having to play one of the Northeast A League's top teams along with the emotion that the Freeman Scotties brought to the field last Friday night and an already uphill battle quickly became a climb up Mt. Everest.

Freeman (1-0 NEA, 2-1 overall) bottled up the energy from students and fans who packed their field following the Sept. 13 shooting on campus, which resulted in the death of one student and the wounding of three more, and rolled to a 49-0 NEA football win over Medical Lake (0-1, 0-3).

"I think Freeman had a ton of emotions," Medical Lake head coach Mo Owen wrote in an email...

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