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WATERTOWN — In an effort to lengthen the regular season and reduce the risk of spreading the coronavirus, the New York State Public High School Athletic Association voted to cancel the spring state championships during its scheduled Executive Committee meeting.

Here’s what went on in this, my 41st year at this. Early season was slooooow due to low water: fish would run the Salmon River at night then hold up in the big pools during the day, only to be surrounded by frantic fisherfolk.