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My Journey Into the Twilight Zone Through High School Soccer

By Adam Lindemer On April - 10 - 2010

For those of you who have read my previous articles and checked out my bio, thank you.

But you'd also see that I cover high school sports in the West Bend, Wisconsin area.

That's where the journey to 'weird town' begins.

On April 9, 2010, I was at Slinger High School covering the Slinger Owls' girls soccer team play the Plymouth Panthers in a non-conference game.

After the 80 minutes of regulation, the score was tied 0-0, but instead of calling it a tie to avoid injuries and be done with, the two teams continued to play.

Two ten-minute overtime periods gone by, with the chill in the Wisconsin April air get crisper with each passing minute, only to have the scoreboard read 0-0 after 100 minutes of just girls kicking a ball around.

That's not the freaky-deaky part though.

Ok, you ready for this.

Back on April 9, 2009, I was at Slinger High School watching the girls soccer team play a game against the Milwaukee Pius XI Lady Popes.

Sounds kind of familiar, right?

The two teams played the 80 minutes of regulation to a scoreless tie, and instead of calling it a game, seeing as how it was yet another non-conf...

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