Photo by Tamie Meck
State 1A football champions
In dramatic fashion, the Paonia High School football team captured the 1A state football championship on Saturday, Nov. 23, when it defeated Centauri 32-24. Eagles fans packed Paonia Town Park to witness the victory. The only loss this season for the Eagles was to Centauri, in week two, making Saturday’s win just that much sweeter. For details about the championship game, please turn to B7.