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THE PLAYOFF DEBATE

Postseason vs. tradition divides Great Boston League

There weren’t too many smiles to be found at MacDonald Stadium after Malden High’s football team took a 35-12 beating from Lynn English two weeks ago.

Forget about the loss, this was just supposed to be practice. Any offense that’s similar to Everett’s is one that Malden coach Joseph Pappagallo wants his kids to play against.

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