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Oregon School for the Deaf cuts football, but new soccer program keeps Panther pride strong

By Nick Krupke

oregonSALEM, OR (KPTV) - Due to dwindling numbers of players and escalating miles for road trips, the Oregon School for the Deaf had to let go of football. The school gained soccer, though, bringing Panther Pride to the pitch.

OSD traded out eight-man football for co-ed futbol in 2016. After nearly 70 years of pigskin, Friday night lights are missed in the Panthers Lair, but the students are finding the new excitement in the new sport.

Read more & view video: http://www.kptv.com/story/36542369/oregon-school-for-the-deaf-cuts-football-but-new-soccer-program-keeps-panther-pride-strong

Source: KPTV

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