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New Life Academy senior running back Jake Brand carries the ball up the field in the Eagles’ 16-13 season-opening loss to Minnehaha Academy. Brand had 19 carries for 90 yards in the game. (Submitted photo by Steve Rooker)

New Life Academy: Four turnovers plague Eagles in 2013 opener


New Life Academy saw their mistakes tip the scale on their efforts in their opening football game of the season.

Eagles quarterback Seth Rice led a fourth quarter drive of 5-for-5 passing capped by a 1-yard touchdown run to pull his team within three against Minnehaha Academy. It proved to be too little, too late, however, as the Eagles could not score again following the two-minute warning in the 16-13 loss to the Redhawks.

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