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Alex McLaughlin has orchestrated Littleton’s run to Division 6 Super Bowl

It didn’t take long for Littleton High football coach Mike Lynn to realize that change was coming. He knew four years ago, the first time he saw Alex McLaughlin — then a freshman running the wing-T offense for Littleton’s junior varsity team — break free from a sack and sprint for an 80-yard touchdown.

Clearly, McLaughlin was the kind of athlete who needed to be set free from the governors of Littleton’s traditional style.

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