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Tyler Patron runs over UNC's Tyler Eckman on his way to the goal line. Patron scored three touchdowns in the Eagles' victory. ROBERT WILLIAMS/PERHAM FOCUS

NYM football starts season strong

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Tyler Patron scored three touchdowns to lead the New York Mills Eagles to their first season-opening victory in five years in a dominating 28-6 win over the United North Central Warriors Thursday evening in Prairie Conference play.


“It’s huge,” Patron said about the opening night win. “About time; feels good.”

“I’m just happy,” Head Coach Matt Radniecki said. “We’ve been trying to take steps every year.”

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Robert Williams
Robert is the Sports Editor of Detroit Lakes Newspapers. Williams worked prior in Perham for the Focus, a Forum Communications newspaper, from 2010-14. 
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