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Minutemen embark on DVAL season

Having already gone a perfect 5-0 in nonleague play, Olito Thompson, right, and the Concord High football team must now gear up for the Diablo Valley Athletic League season that starts Oct. 5 with a 7 p.m. game at Northgate. The Broncos aren't too far behind the Minutemen, having gone 4-1 to begin their season.