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WAKEFIELD - Early last year, there was a recognition among local citizens that younger athletes at Wakefield-Marenisco K-12 School were not getting enough practice in their chosen sport.

Mark Lane, the school's athletic director, told the Daily Globe that it was "tough" to give every level of students the attention they needed when he and other coaches had to prioritize varsity-level athletes.

He estimated that at least half of the school's nearly 300 students are involved in some sort of sports and concluded that second through sixth graders paid the pr...