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September 3, 2013

Rams add Taylorville, Charleston to football schedule

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MT. VERNON —

Taylorville has missed the football postseason the past four seasons and has a combined record of 12-24 during that stretch. The Tornadoes had a stretch of seven straight playoff appearances from 1997 to 2003.

Charleston has made two straight playoff appearances and have a combined 20-4 record during that time. From 2008 to 2010 the Trojans fluctuated between four and five wins each season.

Taylorville is just a good, solid football program and Charleston's had that same thing going on the last four or five years,” Shaner said.

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