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Conferences exit from MIAA put off — for now

Plans for the Northeastern and Merrimack Valley conferences to withdraw from the MIAA statewide playoff tournament for football were put on hold Friday, according to Dracut athletic director Tim Woods.

The proposal, which was spurred by Woods and the MVC, was designed to have the MVC Large compete against the NEC Large and the MVC Small face the NEC Small in one-game playoffs.

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