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Merrill's head football coach leaving

After 7 years as Head Coach for Merrill High School, Tom Tourtillott has announced that he will be leaving the football program. Tourtillott brought the team to the playoffs in 4 different seasons, and in 2009 won the schools first ever playoff game, which turned into 3 back to back wins that postseason, before losing in level 4 to 2-time state champ Kimberly.  Tourtillot will join the football coaching staff at Rice Lake, where he will be an assistant for the Warriors.  
He said it was a tough decision to leave, but that it was best for his family.  

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