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Connor Schrader's family moved just as Lake Zurich's varsity football team earned the second of what has become 11 straight playoff appearances. Three years after the Schraders moved, in 2006, Lake Zurich placed second in the state. The year after that, the Bears won the 2007 Class 7A state championship. All Schrader could do was watch from afar, and wonder what could have been. Recently, Schrader got to stop wondering. And, as he prepares for another deep playoff run with the Bears, who open the Class 7A playoffs on Saturday against visiting Crystal Lake South, he still can’t believe his good fortune and good timing.