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By Josh Rouse
The Lawton Constitution 

7-year-old Oklahoma boy makes name for himself in motocross


APACHE, Okla. (AP) — One of the fastest individuals in Southwest Oklahoma isn't even out of elementary school.

Meet Gannon Gates — a 7-year-old boy attending Apache Elementary School. By day, he's a smart student, acing tests, mastering homework and overcoming the rigors of first grade. He's popular, has fun with other students and is well-respected by his teachers and classmates.

On the weekends, that innocent kindness and unassuming smile disappear beneath a red and white helmet and matching racing gear. He mounts his King Cobra 7 MX motorcycle and hits the dirt tracks — leaving eve...

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