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Howitt Sees Growth In Football Team; Leyton Next

The Kimball Longhorns football team hosts Leyton at 7 p.m. Friday in their home opener after losing their first game of the season Aug. 25 at Hyannis, 58-20.

Kimball and Leyton are both 0-1 going into the matchup. Leyton opened with a 58-18 non-conference loss to Hemingford.

Longhorns coach Darrell Howitt sees growth in his rebuilding football program.

"We are definitely a different team than a year ago," he told the Observer. "I kind of knew that Hyannis was physical pretty solid football team. Every year, they are physical and that is something that we are increasing just in that game. We in...