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Tough start

Rockets start season with loss to No. 2 North Star

The New Rockford-Sheyenne Rockets kicked off their season at home with a tough battle against the No. 2 North Star Bearcats on Monday, Dec. 11.

As the second-ranked team in the state, North Star was expected to breeze past the Rockets with little difficulty. Instead, NR-S more than held their own, having maintained a lead for most of the evening.

The Rockets weren't able to hold onto their lead in...