MONTICELLO Since joining the Okaw Valley Conference in 1990, Clinton has enjoyed some memorable matchups and set up some competitive rivalries with fellow conference schools.
Maroon football fans may recall a 20-14 overtime victory over Central A&M in 2004. Clinton went on to make the playoffs that year while the Raiders went 4-5.
Those same fans may hold painful memories of a 7-6 loss to Tuscola in 2008 that came down to the final seconds and ultimately cost the Maroons a playoff spot, as they finished the season with a 4-5 record.
I think Clinton has been a good fit for the Okaw over the past 15-20 years, and the proximity of a lot of the schools that we play has made it convenient for Clinton, Clinton athletic director Karl Parrish said. Weve enjoyed a lot of good battles with conference opponents.For the complete article see the 06-22-2012 issue.
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