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Cannon Falls quarterback Hunter Johnson (5) scampers downfield during Friday’s Southern Football Alliance Red division game against Byron at John Burch Park in Cannon Falls. Johnson and the Bombers fell to the Bears, 27-15. (Republican Eagle photo by Kyle Stevens)

Football: Turnovers douse Bombers

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CANNON FALLS – Turnovers are often an indicator of how a football game will turn out. Take the ball away from the other team, and the chances of victory rise. Give the ball up too many times, and the odds of a win fall drastically.


With seven turnovers, Cannon Falls gave away its chance to upset Byron Friday night in a Southern Football Alliance Red division contest. The Bombers were able to keep it close despite losing the turnover battle, 7 to 1, falling 27-15 to the Bears.

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Kyle Stevens
Kyle Stevens is a sports reporter for the Red Wing Republican Eagle. Previously, Kyle worked at the Owatonna People’s Press, as well as KWLM and KLFN in Willmar. You can contact Kyle by phone at (651) 301-7879, via e-mail at, and follow him on Twitter @RE_KStevens.
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