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Paragould set to host GCT

Jonesboro, AR (KAIT) - In 2008 GCT and Paragould were probably to much alike for each others liking.

Greene County Tech finished tied with rival Paragould for 6th in the 5A East conference. GCT went (4-6) in 2008 and is looking to make the playoff's for only the third time in school history in 2009. The last time GCT was in the playoffs was in 1991, GCT put up some impressive offensive numbers last year by averaging 35 points a game.

Paragould underwent some changes after the 2008 season. The Rams will have a new head coach patrolling the sidelines with Tim Branum taking the reigns. Paragould finished tied for 6th  in the 5A East with GCT, and finishing with a (4-6) record. The Rams are on a playoff drought also, they haven't been since 2004.

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