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The Wild Bunch

Alcoa Middle Tornadoes deep, talented group

Eighth-grader and three-year starter Eli Owens crashes into the West end zone earlier this season.

By Stefan Cooper
Editor
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This isn’t a Butch & Sundance thing.

“Shannon and Eli, I’ll just be honest with you, are two of the most powerful kids I’ve ever coached,” longtime Alcoa Middle skipper Mike McClurg said. “And they’re fast!”

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