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Huskies hang with tough Cascade for last-minute Homecoming win


October 3, 2018

TRAVIS THORPE rumbles toward the end zone in the fourth quarter.

Sweet Home's football team came into its matchup with Cascade expecting a physical game from the run-heavy Cougars, and they got just that, but the Huskies outlasted Cascade scoring a final touchdown with 20 seconds left on the clock to exit their Homecoming game with a 41-38 win.

"We knew we had it in us," said Jake Swanson. "We knew we should win and, bottom line, it came down to we just had to do it. And tonight, honestly, personally I was playing for my cousin Hayden, No. 2. Before the game I went down to the –I can't even talk – I wore his gloves, it was all for him tonight." 


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