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Changes are already taking place at the Columbia Police Department under new Chief Michael Kelly.

Ten months ago Marion County Deputy Lance Poirier’s doctor delivered the bad news: His shattered right leg would need to be amputated.

The Columbia Wildcats (9-2, 2-0) kept the ball rolling last week with two decisive wins and are playing well in every phase of the game.

The East Marion Eagles (3-2, 0-1) lost their district opener last week and have been using the loss as a teaching tool moving forward.

The West Marion Trojans (10-3, 1-0) are inching into the meat of their schedule with some big games on the horizon but are focusing on what’s immediately in front of them.