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Ethel Michek stands behind a pumpkin-patch helper in October 1974 at her farm on Olde Eight Road in Boston Heights. Her popular displays of pumpkin people were a Halloween tradition for more than 30 years. (Akron Beacon Journal file photo)
In the fall of 1966, Kenmore High School senior quarterback Don Plusquellic turned his single season as a starter into an aerial showcase like no one had seen. He set school records. He dominated City Series games. He attracted college recruiters like bees to the golden pollen from which victory blossoms. The following is from Chapter One: “Football: A Plan for a Lifetime.”