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Football: Frustrations boil over following Cougars third straight blowout loss


November 6, 2016

Photo by Ed Navarro Niwot’s Anton Sandoval (24) carries the ball in the Cougars’ game against Greeley West as Chris Jensen (44) blocks.

Emotions were raw after the Cougars’ sixth straight loss last Saturday, a 54-7 drubbing at the hands of the Greeley West Spartans. Tempers flared between Niwot players while the coaches led the team through their post-game debriefing. Clearly, the strain of three straight blowout losses was taking a toll on the team.

The Cougars scored quickly against the Spartans on a beautiful fall afternoon at Weld County District 6 Stadium. Senior quarterback Trae Gomez drove the Cougars 66 yards in just over three minutes to give Niwot its first lead since week three. Gomez was three-for-three for 3...

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