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Threlkeld runs for 4 TDs as North beats Wasco

Curtis Threlkeld of North scores his third touchdown of the first half during Friday's 2015 season opener against Wasco played at North High.

It was a such a good start to Norm Brown’s tenure as North High’s football coach that he could barely hold back tears.

The Stars beat Wasco 26-14 at home on Friday night in Brown’s first game, capitalizing on four Tigers turnovers and four Curtis Threlkeld touchdown runs.

“I couldn’t be more proud of the kids,” Brown said, clearly emotional after the game. “A lot of our guys come from broken families, that sort of thing, and it’s hard. So this means a lot to these kids.”

North beat Wasco 30-7 in the first round of

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