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Some things never change

Page 2's Jim Caple returns to his roots, and discovers that high school rivalries live on forever.

Updated: January 25, 2005, 12:28 PM ET
By Jim Caple | Page 2

Sure, the Yankees and Red Sox have a famously bitter rivalry. But at least Joe Torre doesn't have to drive by Terry Francona's house every night. R.A. Long High School's basketball coach, Kyle Fowler, lives on the same street in the southwest Washington town of Longview as Mark Morris High School's coach, Bill Bakamus.

"When I lose a game and I see him coming, I duck inside," Bakamus says.

Ahhh, crosstown rivals. We might forget our high school locker combination, but we always ...

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