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'The Derg-Oh! Game' is a pleasant trip down memory lane

Morris running back John Dergo breaks away from Joliet Catholic for an 81-yard touchdown run on Morris' opening possession of a 2005 Class 6A quarterfinal playoff game. That game and the season building up to it has been profiled in a new book: "The Derg-Oh! Game."
Morris running back John Dergo breaks away from Joliet Catholic for an 81-yard touchdown run on Morris' opening possession of a 2005 Class 6A quarterfinal playoff game. That game and the season building up to it has been profiled in a new book: "The Derg-Oh! Game."

I've seen hundreds upon hundreds of high school football games.

And while each one of them have had their own special charms, some of them stand out more than others.

In all of that time and through all of those games, one game, a 2005 Class 6A quarterfinal contest Morris and Joliet Catholic stands alone as the most memorable matchup in my mind.

And apparently, I'm not alone in that thought process.

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