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NFL QB Drew Stanton: 'It just doesn't seem fair' that Harrison HS is closing

It was the summer of 2000 and Gaylord Stanton had just landed a job in his home state of Michigan.
His son, Drew, was entering his junior year of high school and as a sophomore quarterback in Oregon had established himself as a Division-I recruit.
On top of that, the youngster was an outstanding baseball prospect.
All the family had to do was find a high school.
Stanton’s father had a friend who was a sports writer for the Oregonian and he called five sports writers in Michigan, asking each for recommendations of five schools they would send their son if he was a good athlete, especially in football