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Chaminade linebacker has right stuff to start in Ivy League
Chaminade linebacker has right stuff to start in Ivy League

Sometimes high school football players need a reminder that getting to college involves more than just how fast they can run or how much weight they lift. One player who has learned the lesson is Max Holden, a senior linebacker who started all 16 games last season for defending Division II state bowl champion West Hills Chaminade. Last week, Holden was stuck on the sideline for the Eagles' season opener, still waiting for an injured shoulder to heal. Lots of players would be in panic mode because they need to be on the field so that college recruiters can evaluate their performance. Holden, 17, didn't seem too concerned. He was working on a school paper on the bus ride to...

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