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Smith had season he'll never forget


There's a joke in the Twin Cities that the people in Eden Prairie live there because they can't afford a house in Edina.

True or not, expectations at the local high school are ridiculously high in each suburb.

Each winter, Lee Smith's team has to follow Mike Grant, whose Eagles' football teams consistently get to the Prep Bowl final.

Smith, the Eagles' boys hockey coach since 1993, has reached state five times, but never got better than fourth until -- until Saturday.

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