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Pine River-Backus head football coach Tom Demars talks with his offensive unit during a recent practice. The Tigers will host defending Class A state champion Mahnomen on Friday, Aug. 29. Photo by Pete Mohs

Pete's Point: Mark your calendars for key matchups


One advantage of writing the high school preview stories for the 2014 Echo Journal Fall Sports section in today's edition is becoming familiar with the athletes and coaches for the Pequot Lakes Patriots and Pine River-Backus Tigers.

It's also an opportunity to mark the calendar for big games and meets against some of the top competitors in the conference and section.

Here's a sneak peak at some big dates for each of the Pequot Lakes and PR-B fall teams:

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