First-ever State Football Title a Holiday Gift for Texas Town Still Rebuilding After Harvey

Yes, Texas loves high school football, and sometimes with a passion that defies reason. Districts investing in palatial stadiums and handsomely paid coaches may face some tough questions in this era of state budget reductions. Sometimes, though, a hometown team can unite a community like nothing else. And once in a blue moon, there's a game for the history books, a game to answer prayers, to make grown men weep tears of joy. On Saturday, that game was played at AT&T Stadium in Arlington. The result: A Texas community still struggling to rebuild after Hurricane Harvey won the first state football title in its 78-year history.   Continue reading...

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