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Monday kicks off the Nebraska Coaches Association All-Star Games
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Joplin athletics didn't allow an F-5 tornado get in their way
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For a couple of seasons I wrote preseason capsules for Kansas Pregame Magazine, concentrating on the Kansas City area. I wrote the capsules that include my name at the bottom of the capsule.
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Blue Valley Southwest's schedule lightens up in early stages of playoffs
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Browning totes Schlagle to a thrilling hold on for your life KCAL win over Harmon
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Wearing all orange, Olathe East runs over Blue Valley Northwest
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Blizzard can't keep Kody Walker from saying YES to Arkansas
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Nathan Scheelhaase earns nod over Super athlete Starling as best prep football player Dean Backes has seen play
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Second half rally stakes Omaha Central to third straight Class A championship
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Westbury Christian proves to be the best of the rest of the field captures Bass Pro crown
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No surprises when DGB signs with Mizzou, just a big celebration
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Wapahani ends Muncie Burris' string of 14 straight state titles
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Jordan Darling played for teams located in four different states
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Blue Springs South rally falls short against Rockhurst
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Joan Wells coaches her way into Hall of Fame
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Baker long snapper Myron Tipton is set
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About Me:
DEAN M. BACKES

OBJECTIVE To earn freelance positions, with publications nationally, in which I am able to display my writing talents and allowed the opportunity to develop new skills.

EXPERIENCE

2007 – Present ‘MaxPreps.com,
National Correspondent
• Write feature stories, game coverage stories and take photos.
• Write weekly stories pertaining to records, milestones and achievements
• Ranked Missouri and Kansas football and basketball teams weekly

2001 – 2005 ‘De Soto Explorer’, De Soto, Kansas.
Sports Reporter
• Wrote stories and took photographs for all local high school sporting events.
• Wrote preview stories before each season began.
• Wrote feature stories of top high school athletes in De Soto.

2000 – 2001 ‘Sun Newspapers’, Overland Park, Kansas.
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Location
Overland Park, Kansas, United States