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September 28, 2012
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Shaffer off to impressive start

Through five weeks of the football season, Carson High linebacker Austin Shaffer sits atop the Division I tackling stats with 52.

Whether he holds that spot remains to be seen, but Shaffer likes being first in anything he attempts on the athletic field.

"Ever since I can remember, whether it was basketball or football season, I hated to be anything other than first," said Shaffer before a recent practice in preparation for tonight's (7:30 p.m.) Sierra League opener at Damonte Ranch. "If we were running sprints, I wanted to be first.

"There are lots of opportunities for me to make …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Sep 28, 2012 02:25AM Published Sep 28, 2012 02:23AM Copyright 2012 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.