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Dan Mendes makes a healthy return at QB for unbeaten Hudson

HUDSON — While Hudson High senior quarterback Dan Mendes waited near the football team’s bench for another chance to take the field, he reached for a small plastic bag full of Skittles and popped a few into his mouth without ever removing his helmet.

“Every time I go on the sidelines, I just get a couple,” Mendes said with a laugh. “I don’t know. It’s working.”

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