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Ohio State Marching Band director Jon Waters leads the band in Carmen Ohio following the Buckeyes game against San Diego State at Ohio Stadium in Columbus on Sept. 7, 2013. (Adam Cairns / The Columbus Dispatch)
Jon Waters, Ohio State Marching Band director, leads the band in playing of Carmen Ohio at the end of the Nebraska game at Ohio Stadium, October 6, 2012. (Kyle Robertson/The Columbus Dispatch)
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.”