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Reunion of 1977 NLL championship team

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Perrysburg High School Alumni gather in the hospitality tent at Steinecker Stadium to celebrate the 35th reunion of the 1977 NLL championship Perrysburg football team.

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A cake welcomes members of the 1977 team, along with mums for the cheerleaders, at Steinecker Stadium.

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Perrysburg High School Alumni gather in the hospitality tent at Steinecker Stadium to celebrate the 35th reunion of the 1977 NLL championship Perrysburg football team.

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A cake honoring returning alumni was on display inside the alumni tent.

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Eric Young, right, son of 1977 player Wally Young, and girlfriend Katie Jones, both of Alliance, Ohio, wear the jerseys his dad played in during the championship season.

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Scrapbooks commemorating the 1977 Perrysburg football team were on display inside the alumni tent.

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Becky Kuhr, of Perrysburg, wears the same yellow and black scarf she wore her senior year when she cheered at the Yellow Jackets' games during the 1977 championship season.

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Mark Elliott, center, reads a Scripture verse as he and fellow teammates from Perrysburg's 1977 NLL championship team dedicate a Bradford pear tree planted in honor of the team's crown and in memory of classmates.

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Perrysburg 1978 graduates Laurie Gunn, left, and Debbie Short, right, cut a cake decorated in honor of alumni.

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Former Yellow Jacket players joined the current team for the pre-game talk Friday night before the start of Perrysburg's homecoming game against Northview.

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Members of the 1977 Northern Lakes League Football Champion team line up on the field to wave at the stands before the start of the second quarter of Friday night's homecoming game in Perrysburg.

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Former Yellow Jacket players listen to Perrysburg head coach Matt Kreagle deliver a pre-game talk Friday night before Perrysburg's homecoming game against Northview.

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"Nothing's changed," Mac Lehrer, center, said, while he and other former Yellow Jacket players toured their old locker room Friday night before the start of Perrysburg's homecoming game.

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Perrysburg chemistry teacher Kim Layden, left, her son Quinn, 10, center, and husband, Andy, right, joined other teachers and alumni in watching Friday night's homecoming game against Northview.

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Roses sat inside the alumni tent Friday night during Perrysburg's homecoming game against Northview.

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Tracey Brungard, left, gives her son Blaine, 1, a drink inside the alumni tent.

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