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Every five years, memories of Ackley-Geneva's 1970 championship season are stirred up when the high school football season begins.

Before there were playoffs, which started in 1972, football champions were “mythical.” In 1970, it was the decision of the Des Moines Register and sportswriter Chuck Burdick that the Raiders were the best team in Class AA.

Ron Neuberger

Ron Neuberger 1970

Ron Neuberger

Ron Neuberger today

Dave Abbas

Dave Abbas 1970

Dave Abbas

Dave Abbas today.

Dennis Harms

Dennis Harms 1970

Dennis Harms

Dennis Harms today

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