The same Mill Valley football team that was dancing and raucously celebrating another state championship Saturday afternoon was at one point 1-3 this season.
One would think the heartbreak and anguish of those three, one-score losses in September would be long since buried in the minds of the Jaguars. But after Mill Valley defeated Wichita Northwest 40-31 in the Kansas Class 5A championship game at Carnie Smith Stadium to claim its third state title since 2015, those losses were what they wanted to talk about.
They still remember that doubt the surfaced after that dismal start, and they wanted to thank those doubters for providing fuel for the nine straight wins that followed.
For the full story, visit the Kansas City Star