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Tough games are almost always about getting better.

Monument Valley’s balanced offense was a key factor in the Mustangs’ wild 34-32 victory over the Page Sand Devils last Friday night in Kayenta.

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Pinon’s defense was the key as the Eagles outlasted the Many Farms Lobos, 20-18, in a football season opener for both teams.

Usually the outcome of any game entails the first two choices but last Friday night the Navajo Prep and Laguna-Acoma football teams played something similar to the latter.

With a revamped offense the Tohatchi Cougars are starting to have a knack of finding the end zone.

The initial investment regarding the football field turf by the Ganado school district proved to be an exceptional one.

When Storm Tallbull needed a football family; Navajo Preparatory School gave him one.

Payson’s stellar offense and strong defense proved to be too much for Window Rock to handle, as the Longhorns overwhelmed the Scouts, 57-6, in a season opening Freedom game for both teams at Judd Avey Memorial Stadium in Fort Defiance last Friday.

Tuba City head football coach Rick Benjamin said for the Warriors to repeat as section champions and be successful this year depends on how quickly the team can unify as a team.