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Patriots win Homecoming game

The Upton-Sundance Patriots snapped their losing streak on Friday night in front of their Homecoming crowd at Croell Field, taking their first victory of the season with a 24-7 win over the Wheatland Bulldogs.

The Patriot fans were a little nervous in the opening minutes of the game as the Wheatland Bulldogs returned the opening kickoff to the 40-yard line and were able to gain another quick first down, but the Patriot defense settled in shortly thereafter and forced the Bulldogs to punt the ball away.

As the Upton-Sundance offense took to the field their luck was no better in the first quarte...

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