When a season opener doesn’t go as planned

By Chris Freud

“The new phone books are here! The new phone books are here!”That’s how I feel on the first day of preps, but I don’t run around like Steve Martin in “The Jerk.”High school sports are like your favorite novel, but with a few extra chapters after the book has supposedly ended. For sports writers, there’s always next year.Like a book, you go in with some expectations. Some teams should be good — Battle Mountain and Vail Mountain soccer, Huskies cross-country and Eagle Valley football are the picks by history and performance trends. And from 19 years of covering this county …

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