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Donahue Shamrocks One Win Away from 8-Man Football Finals

The unbeaten Shamrocks can advance to their third state championship appearance in four years if they beat Jacksonville-Old Plank Christian at North Park in Ave Maria Thursday night.
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Donahue Dominates in Playoff Win

The Donahue Academy Shamrocks routed Lakeside Christian from Clearwater 62-16 in their quarter-final playoff game at North Park in Ave Maria.

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Marilyn Cole, Early Ave Maria Resident, Dies at Age 89

Marilyn Cole, who was among the first people to move to the new town of Ave Maria, died Wednesday after a brief illness. Her funeral will be held Wednesday in her native Connecticut.

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Donahue Begins 8-Man Football Playoffs Friday

elias1The undefeated Shamrocks begin their playoff run on home field at North Park in Ave Maria against a much improved Lakeside Christian squad from Clearwater. (Pictured, Donahue quarterback Elias Allan)

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Donahue Shamrocks Roll into Playoffs Undefeated

The Donahue Academy Shamrocks soundly defeated Solid Rock 41-12 in Tarpon Springs Friday to finish their regular eight-man football season undefeated. The Shamrocks have a bye in the first round of the playoffs and will play their next game at home Nov. 18.

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